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1997 Chicago Bears season
Head Coach Dave Wannstedt
Home Field Soldier Field
Results
Record 4-12
Place 5th NFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1996 1998

The 1997 Chicago Bears season was their 78th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 4-12 record under head coach Dave Wannstedt. It was the club's first 4 win season since the club posted a 4-10 record in 1975.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result TV Time Attendance
1 September 1, 1997 at Green Bay Packers L 38-24 FOX 12:00pm
60,766
2 September 7, 1997 Minnesota Vikings L 27-24 FOX 12:00pm
59,263
3 September 14, 1997 Detroit Lions L 32-7 FOX 12:00pm
59,147
4 September 21, 1997 at New England Patriots L 31-3 FOX 12:00pm
59,873
5 September 28, 1997 at Dallas Cowboys L 27-3 FOX 3:15pm
64,082
6 October 5, 1997 New Orleans Saints L 20-17 FOX 12:00pm
58,865
7 October 12, 1997 Green Bay Packers L 24-23 FOX 12:00pm
62,212
8 Bye
9 October 27, 1997 at Miami Dolphins W 36-33 FOX 12:00pm
73,156
10 November 2, 1997 Washington Redskins L 31-8 FOX 12:00pm
53,052
11 November 9, 1997 at Minnesota Vikings L 29-22 FOX 12:00pm
63,443
12 November 16, 1997 New York Jets L 23-15 NBC 12:00pm
45,642
13 November 23, 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 13-7 FOX 12:00pm
43,955
14 November 27, 1997 at Detroit Lions L 55-20 FOX 11:30am
77,904
15 December 7, 1997 Buffalo Bills W 20-3 NBC 12:00pm
39,784
16 December 14, 1997 at St. Louis Rams W 13-10 ESPN 7:15pm
66,030
17 December 21, 1997 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 31-15 FOX 12:00pm
70,930

StandingsEdit

NFC Central
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Green Bay Packers 1330.813422282
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1060.625299263
Detroit Lions 970.563379306
Minnesota Vikings 970.563354359
Chicago Bears 4120.250263421

RosterEdit

Chicago Bears 1997 roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers


Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs


Special Teams



1997 Chicago Bears draft choicesEdit

Round Pick Name Position College
2 38 John Allred TE USC
3 69 Bob Sapp G Washington
4 105 Darnell Autry RB Northwestern
4 108 Marcus Robinson WR South Carolina
5 141 Van Hiles DB Kentucky
6 196 Shawn Swayda DL Arizona State
6 200 Richard Hogans LB Memphis
6 201 Ricky Parker DB San Diego State
7 210 Mike Miano DL Missouri State
7 233 Marvin Thomas DL Memphis

Uniform combinationsEdit

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