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|1997 Green Bay Packers season|
|Head Coach||Mike Holmgren|
|Home Field||Lambeau Field|
|Place||1st NFC Central|
|Playoff Finish|| Won NFC Divisional Playoff|
Won NFC Championship
Lost Super Bowl XXXII
|Previous season||Next season|
The 1997 Green Bay Packers season ended with a 31-24 loss to the John Elway-led Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXXII, failing to post back-to-back Super Bowl wins. In addition, Packers' quarterback Brett Favre was named the league's MVP for the third year in a row, being the first player in the history of the award to do so. The Packers became the first team to have six NFL MVP award winners.
1997 NFL draftEdit
|2||60||Darren Sharper||FS||William & Mary|
|3||90||Brett Conway||K||Penn State|
|7||213||Chris Miller||WR||Southern California|
|7||231||Terrance Lucas||DB||Montana State|
Ronnie McAda was Mr. Irrelevant
|1997 Green Bay Packers staff|
Special Teams Coaches
Strength and Conditioning
This is the roster that is printed in the Green Bay Packers 1997 Official Media Guide. This information was printed previous to the playing of the season and does not reflect the regular season cut down or any mid season transactions.
|August 1, 1997||Miami Dolphins||W 20-0||Lambeau Field||1-0|
|August 8, 1997||New England Patriots||W 7-3||Lambeau Field||2-0|
|August 16, 1997||Oakland Raiders||W 37-24||Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum||3-0|
|August 24, 1997||Buffalo Bills||W 35-3||Toronto Skydome||4-0|
|August 28, 1997||New York Giants||W 22-17||Camp Randall Stadium||5-0|
|Week||Date||Opponent||Result||Game site||Record||TV Time|
|1||September 1, 1997||Chicago Bears||W 38-24||Lambeau Field||1-0||ABC 9:00pm|
|2||September 7, 1997||Philadelphia Eagles||L 9-10||Veterans Stadium||1-1||FOX 4:15pm|
|3||September 14, 1997||Miami Dolphins||W 23-18||Lambeau Field||2-1||NBC 1:00pm|
|4||September 21, 1997||Minnesota Vikings||W 38-32||Lambeau Field||3-1||FOX 1:00pm|
|5||September 28, 1997||Detroit Lions||L 15-26||Pontiac Silverdome||3-2||FOX 4:15pm|
|6||October 5, 1997||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||W 21-16||Lambeau Field||4-2||FOX 1:00pm|
|7||October 12, 1997||Chicago Bears||W 24-23||Soldier Field||5-2||FOX 1:00pm|
|9||October 27, 1997||New England Patriots||W 28-10||Foxboro Stadium||6-2||ABC 9:00pm|
|10||November 2, 1997||Detroit Lions||W 20-10||Lambeau Field||7-2||ESPN 8:00pm|
|11||November 9, 1997||St. Louis Rams||W 17-7||Lambeau Field||8-2||FOX 1:00pm|
|12||November 16, 1997||Indianapolis Colts||L 38-41||RCA Dome||8-3||FOX 1:00pm|
|13||November 23, 1997||Dallas Cowboys||W 45-17||Lambeau Field||9-3||FOX 1:00pm|
|14||December 1, 1997||Minnesota Vikings||W 27-11||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome||10-3||ABC 9:00pm|
|15||December 7, 1997||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||W 17-6||Houlihan's Stadium||11-3||FOX 1:00pm|
|16||December 14, 1997||Carolina Panthers||W 31-10||Ericsson Stadium||12-3||FOX 4:15pm|
|17||December 20, 1997||Buffalo Bills||W 31-21||Lambeau Field||13-3||NBC 12:30pm|
|Green Bay Packers||13||3||0||.813||422||282|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers||10||6||0||.625||299||263|
Awards and recordsEdit
- Brett Favre, NFC Leader, Completions (304)
- Brett Favre, NFC Leader, Passing Yards (3,867)
- Brett Favre, NFC Leader, Touchdown Passes (35)
- Brett Favre, NFL Most Valuable Player
- Brett Favre, NFC Pro Bowl Selection
- Brett Favre, All-Pro Selection
- Brett Favre, Best NFL Player ESPY Award
- Brett Favre, First Player to win Three Consecutive MVP Awards
- Robert Brooks, National Football League Comeback Player of the Year Award
- ↑ "Super Bowl XXXII - Denver 31, Green Bay 24". Archived from the original on 2007-02-09. http://web.archive.org/web/20070209182325/http://www.superbowl.com/history/recaps/game/sbxxxii. Retrieved 2007-02-10.
- ↑ "List of APMVP winners". sportsline.com. http://sportsline.com/nfl/history/awards/apmvp/. Retrieved 2007-02-10.
- ↑ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 400
- ↑ "NFL Draft History - Green Bay Packers". NFL.com. Archived from the original on 2007-01-29. http://web.archive.org/web/20070129051214/http://www.nfl.com/draft/history/teams/GB. Retrieved 2007-02-10.
- ↑ "All Time Coaches Database". Packers.com. http://nfl.packers.com/history/all_time_roster/coaches/. Retrieved 2010-12-03.
- ↑ "1997 NFL Standings". NFL.com. http://www.nfl.com/history/standings/1997. Retrieved 2007-02-10.