FANDOM


1997 Philadelphia Eagles season
Head Coach Ray Rhodes
Home Field
Results
Record 6–9–1
Place 3rd NFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1996 1998

The 1997 Philadelphia Eagles season was their 65th in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 10–6, winning only six games[1] and failing to reach the playoffs for the first time in three seasons.

Off SeasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Player SelectionsEdit

The table shows the Eagles selections and what picks they had that were traded away and the team that ended up with that pick. It is possible the Eagles' pick ended up with this team via another team that the Eagles made a trade with. Not shown are acquired picks that the Eagles traded away.

= Pro Bowler [2] = Hall of Famer
Rd PICK PLAYER POS COLLEGE
1 25 Jon Harris Defensive end Virginia

Regular SeasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 August 31, 1997 at New York Giants L 31–17
77,344
2 September 7, 1997 Green Bay Packers W 10–9
66,803
3 September 15, 1997 at Dallas Cowboys L 21–20
63,942
4 Bye
5 September 28, 1997 at Minnesota Vikings L 28–19
55,149
6 October 5, 1997 Washington Redskins W 24–10
67,008
7 October 12, 1997 at Jacksonville Jaguars L 38–21
69,150
8 October 19, 1997 Arizona Cardinals W 13–10
66,860
9 October 26, 1997 Dallas Cowboys W 13–12
67,106
10 November 2, 1997 at Arizona Cardinals L 31–21
39,549
11 November 10, 1997 San Francisco 49ers L 24–12
67,133
12 November 16, 1997 at Baltimore Ravens T 10–10
63,546
13 November 23, 1997 Pittsburgh Steelers W 23–20
67,166
14 November 30, 1997 Cincinnati Bengals W 44–42
66,623
15 December 7, 1997 New York Giants L 31–21
67,084
16 December 14, 1997 at Atlanta Falcons L 20–17
42,866
17 December 21, 1997 at Washington Redskins L 35–32
75,939

StandingsEdit

NFC East
view · talk · edit W L T PCT PF PA
New York Giants 10 5 1 .656 307 265
Washington Redskins 8 7 1 .531 327 289
Philadelphia Eagles 6 9 1 .406 317 372
Dallas Cowboys 6 10 0 .375 304 314
Arizona Cardinals 4 12 0 .250 283 379

PlayoffsEdit

1997 RosterEdit

Post SeasonEdit

With a 6–9–1 record the Eagles failed to make the 1997 NFL Playoffs

Awards and HonorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1997 Philadelphia Eagles
  2. Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.
AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Buffalo Baltimore Denver Arizona Chicago Atlanta
Indianapolis Cincinnati Kansas City Dallas Detroit Carolina
Miami Jacksonville Oakland NY Giants Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego Philadelphia Minnesota St. Louis
NY Jets Tennessee Seattle Washington Tampa Bay San Francisco
1997 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XXXII

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.