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1997 Oakland Raiders season
Head Coach Joe Bugel
Home Field Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Results
Record 4–12–0
Place 4th AFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers Darrell Russell, DT
Timeline
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1996 1998

The 1997 Oakland Raiders season was the club’s 38th season in the NFL. Led by Joe Bugel, the club finished with a 4–12 record. The Raiders missed the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result TV Time Attendance
1 August 31, 1997 at Tennessee Oilers L 24–21 NBC 10:00am
30,171
2 September 8, 1997 Kansas City Chiefs L 28–27 ABC 6:00pm
61,523
3 September 14, 1997 at Atlanta Falcons W 36–31 NBC 10:00am
47,922
4 September 21, 1997 at New York Jets L 23–22 NBC 10:00am
72,586
5 September 28, 1997 St. Louis Rams W 35–17 FOX 1:15pm
42,506
6 October 5, 1997 San Diego Chargers L 25–10 NBC 1:15pm
43,648
7 Bye
8 October 19, 1997 Denver Broncos W 28–25 NBC 1:15pm
57,006
9 October 26, 1997 at Seattle Seahawks L 45–34 NBC 1:15pm
66,264
10 November 2, 1997 at Carolina Panthers L 38–14 NBC 10:00am
71,064
11 November 9, 1997 New Orleans Saints L 13–10 FOX 1:15pm
40,091
12 November 16, 1997 at San Diego Chargers W 38–13 NBC 1:15pm
65,714
13 November 24, 1997 at Denver Broncos L 31–3 ABC 6:00pm
75,307
14 November 30, 1997 Miami Dolphins L 34–16 NBC 1:15pm
50,569
15 December 7, 1997 at Kansas City Chiefs L 30–0 NBC 10:00am
76,379
16 December 14, 1997 Seattle Seahawks L 22–21 NBC 1:15pm
40,124
17 December 21, 1997 Jacksonville Jaguars L 20–9 NBC 1:15pm
40,032

StandingsEdit

AFC West
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Kansas City Chiefs 1330.813375232
Denver Broncos 1240.750472287
Seattle Seahawks 880.500365362
Oakland Raiders 4120.250324419
San Diego Chargers 4120.250266425

RosterEdit

Oakland Raiders rosterview · talk · edit
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists
  • Currently vacant

Awards and recordsEdit

  • Tim Brown, Single Game Record, 14 receptions, achieved on December 21
  • Napoleon Kaufman, Single Game Record, 227 rushing yards, achieved on October 19
  • Harvey Williams, Single Game Record, 4 touchdowns (tied club record), achieved on November 16
  • Napoleon Kaufman, Single Game Record, 24 points, (tied club record), achieved on November 16
  • Jeff George, Single Season Record, Most Passing Yards in One Season, 3,917
  • Tim Brown, Single Season Record, Most Receptions in One Season, 104
  • Tim Brown, Single Season Record, Most Receiving Yards in One Season, 1,408

MilestonesEdit

  • Tim Brown, 1st Raider to have 100 receptions in a season

ReferencesEdit

Raiders on Pro Football Reference

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NY Jets Tennessee Seattle Washington Tampa Bay San Francisco
1997 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XXXII

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