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1997 Seattle Seahawks season
Head Coach Dennis Erickson
Home Field Kingdome
Results
Record 8–8
Place 3rd AFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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The 1997 Seattle Seahawks season was the team's 22nd season with the National Football League. The team traded quarterback Rick Mirer and signed Minnesota Vikings/Houston Oilers quarterback Warren Moon to be John Frieze's backup. After a Week 1 injury to Frieze, Moon QBed the Seahawks improvement from 1996's 7-9 record to finish 8-8.

1997 NFL DraftEdit

1997 Seahawks Draft Selections
Round/Pick Player Position College
1/3 Shawn Springs Cornerback Ohio State
1/6 Walter Jones Offensive Tackle Florida State
5/142 Eric Stokes Defensive Back Nebraska
6/174 Itula Mili Tight End Brigham Young
7/211 Carlos Jones Cornerback Miami (FL)

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1997 Seattle Seahawks staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

  • Head Coach – Dennis Erickson
  • Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line – Gregg Smith

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

  • Defensive Coordinator – Greg McMackin
  • Defensive Line – Tommy Brasher
  • Linebackers – Mike Murphy
  • Defensive Backs – Willy Robinson
  • Defensive – Dave Brown
  • Defensive Assistant – Ned James

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Dana LeDuc
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Darren Krein

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Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 August 31, 1997 New York Jets L 41-3 Kingdome 0-1 53,893
2 September 7, 1997 Denver Broncos L 35-14 Kingdome 0-2 55,859
3 September 14, 1997 at Indianapolis Colts W 31-3 RCA Dome 1-2 49,194
4 September 21, 1997 San Diego Chargers W 26-22 Kingdome 2-2 51,110
5 September 28, 1997 at Kansas City Chiefs L 20-17 OT Arrowhead Stadium 2-3 77,877
6 October 5, 1997 Tennessee Oilers W 16-13 Kingdome 3-3 49,897
7 Bye
8 October 19, 1997 at St. Louis Rams W 17-9 Trans World Dome 4-3 64,819
9 October 26, 1997 Oakland Raiders W 45-34 Kingdome 5-3 66,264
10 November 2, 1997 at Denver Broncos L 30-27 Mile High Stadium 5-4 74,212
11 November 9, 1997 at San Diego Chargers W 37-31 Qualcomm Stadium 6-4 64,616
12 November 16, 1997 at New Orleans Saints L 20-17 OT Louisiana Superdome 6-5 50,493
13 November 23, 1997 Kansas City Chiefs L 19-14 Kingdome 6-6 66,264
14 November 30, 1997 Atlanta Falcons L 24-17 Kingdome 6-7 52,584
15 December 7, 1997 at Baltimore Ravens L 31-24 Memorial Stadium 6-8 54,395
16 December 14, 1997 at Oakland Raiders W 22-21 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 7-8 40,124
17 December 21, 1997 San Francisco 49ers W 38-9 Kingdome 8-8 66,253

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

Awards and recordsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 2009 Seattle Seahawks Media Guide. pp. 236–238. http://www.seahawksmedia.com/. Retrieved 2010-02-18.
  2. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 202

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