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1997 Chicago Bears Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 4-12
Finishing 5th in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Dave Wannstedt (4-12)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1997 Chicago Bears Roster
1997 Chicago Bears Results

The Chicago Bears of the National Football League ended the 1997 season with a record of 4 wins and 12 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.

The Bears labored to change the scoreboard with just 263 points, and the shaky defensive squad allowed 421. Erik Kramer tossed for 3,011 yards. Ricky Proehl topped pass catchers, hauling in 58 balls for 753 yards. Bobby Engram, Ryan Wetnight and Chris Penn each contributed to the receiving game, too.

Raymont Harris rushed for a team-leading 1,033 yards for Chicago.

Walt Harris picked off 5 opponent throws. Barry Minter and Jim Flanigan each dropped opposing passers 6 times.

Dave Wannstedt coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Erik Kramer47727557.730116.3142.9142.9782514974.0
Rick Mirer1035351.54204.100.065.834168937.7
Steve Stenstrom14857.1705.000.0214.31821931.0
Curtis Conway100.000.000.000.000039.6
Totals59533656.535015.9142.4223.778 43257

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Raymont Harris27510333.868 10
Darnell Autry1123192.817 1
Rashaan Salaam311123.617 0
Erik Kramer27833.131 2
Rick Mirer20783.920 1
Tony Carter9566.216 0
Curtis Conway3175.710 0
Michael Hicks4143.50
Eric Smith11212.012 0
Todd Sauerbrun284.00
Steve Stenstrom166.00
Ronnie Harmon263.00
Tyrone Hughes133.00
Harper LeBel100.00
Chris Penn1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals49017463.668 14

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ricky Proehl5875313.078 7
Chris Penn4757612.333 3
Ryan Wetnight4646410.134 1
Bobby Engram453998.923 2
Curtis Conway3047615.955 1
Raymont Harris281154.116 0
Tony Carter241526.319 0
Keith Jennings1416411.723 0
Fabien Bownes1214612.221 0
Darnell Autry9596.614 0
John Allred8708.818 0
Tyrone Hughes8688.516 0
Eric Smith22211.012 0
Rashaan Salaam22010.018 0
Ronnie Harmon284.00
Tremayne Allen199.00
Totals336350110.478 14

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jeff Jaeger2020100.0262180.883
Totals2020100.0262180.883

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Todd Sauerbrun95405942.767
Jeff Jaeger11818.018
Totals96407742.567

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tyrone Hughes362587.219 0
Ricky Proehl8597.414 0
Bobby Engram144.00
Mike Faulkerson100.00
Totals463217.019 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tyrone Hughes43100823.458 0
Fabien Bownes1939620.836 0
Eric Smith1019619.628 0
Tony Carter23417.019 0
Bobby Engram22713.520 0
John Allred22110.511 0
Ryan Wetnight199.00
Totals79169121.458 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Walt Harris5306.012 0
Tom Carter3124.012 0
John Mangum242.00
Anthony Marshall200.00
Marty Carter11414.014 0
Totals13604.614 0

Sacks:


Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Jeff Jaeger2120083
Raymont Harris10000060
Ricky Proehl70000144
Chris Penn0300018
Bobby Engram200000114
Erik Kramer200012
Darnell Autry1000018
Rick Mirer100018
Curtis Conway010006
Ryan Wetnight100006
Jim Flanigan00012
Totals14140000002120050261



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