1997 Detroit Lions Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-7
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Wild Card
Coach: Bobby Ross (9-7)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1997 Detroit Lions Statistics
1997 Detroit Lions Roster

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1997 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, finishing third in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1. Bobby Ross coached the team. The 1997 Detroit Lions lost in the Wild Card.

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Regular Season Points For: 379
Regular Season Points Against: 306

Date Game Res Home Road Record
August 31, 1997 Atlanta Falcons 17 at Detroit Lions 28 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
September 7, 1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24 at Detroit Lions 17 L 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0
September 14, 1997 Detroit Lions 32 at Chicago Bears 7 W 1-1-0 1-0-0 2-1-0
September 21, 1997 Detroit Lions 17 at New Orleans Saints 35 L 1-1-0 1-1-0 2-2-0
September 28, 1997 Green Bay Packers 15 at Detroit Lions 26 W 2-1-0 1-1-0 3-2-0
October 5, 1997 Detroit Lions 13 at Buffalo Bills 22 L 2-1-0 1-2-0 3-3-0
October 12, 1997 Detroit Lions 27 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9 W 2-1-0 2-2-0 4-3-0
October 19, 1997 New York Giants 26 at Detroit Lions 20 L 2-2-0 2-2-0 4-4-0 OT
November 2, 1997 Detroit Lions 10 at Green Bay Packers 20 L 2-2-0 2-3-0 4-5-0
November 9, 1997 Detroit Lions 7 at Washington Redskins 30 L 2-2-0 2-4-0 4-6-0
November 16, 1997 Minnesota Vikings 15 at Detroit Lions 38 W 3-2-0 2-4-0 5-6-0
November 23, 1997 Indianapolis Colts 10 at Detroit Lions 32 W 4-2-0 2-4-0 6-6-0
November 27, 1997 Chicago Bears 20 at Detroit Lions 55 W 5-2-0 2-4-0 7-6-0
December 7, 1997 Detroit Lions 30 at Miami Dolphins 33 L 5-2-0 2-5-0 7-7-0
December 14, 1997 Detroit Lions 14 at Minnesota Vikings 13 W 5-2-0 3-5-0 8-7-0
December 21, 1997 New York Jets 10 at Detroit Lions 13 W 6-2-0 3-5-0 9-7-0
December 28, 1997 Detroit Lions 10 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 NFC Wild Card Playoff