1997 Jacksonville Jaguars Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 11-5
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Wild Card
Coach: Tom Coughlin (11-5)
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
1997 Jacksonville Jaguars Roster
1997 Jacksonville Jaguars Results

The Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League ended the 1997 season with a record of 11 wins and 5 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Jaguars piled up points with 394 points, and the defense conceded 318. Mark Brunell directed the offense, throwing for 3,281 yards. Keenan McCardell paced the receiving corps, catching 85 passes, while Jimmy Smith accumulated 1,324 receiving yards.

Natrone Means rushed for a team-best 823 yards for Jacksonville.

Deon Figures picked off 5 errant tosses from the opposition. Clyde Simmons sacked quarterbacks 8.5 times, topping a defense credited with 47 sacks.

Tom Coughlin coached the team. The 1997 Jacksonville Jaguars lost in the Wild Card.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Mark Brunell43526460.732817.5184.171.6753318991.2
Rob Johnson282278.634412.327.127.140629111.9
Steve Matthews402665.02756.900.000.0431084.9
Bryan Barker11100.02222.000.000.02200118.8
Totals50431362.139227.8204.091.875 40218


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Natrone Means2448233.420 9
James Stewart1365554.133 8
Mark Brunell482575.415 2
Rob Johnson10343.425 1
Ty Hallock4215.211 0
Willie Jackson3144.713 0
Steve Matthews11010.010 0
Daimon Shelton640.70
Randy Jordan122.00
Bryan Barker100.00
Totals45417203.833 20


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Keenan McCardell85116413.760 5
Jimmy Smith82132416.175 4
James Stewart413368.240 1
Pete Mitchell3538010.933 4
Ty Hallock181317.323 1
Willie Jackson1720612.145 2
Natrone Means151046.921 0
Derek Brown88410.521 1
Damon Jones58717.426 2
Reggie Barlow57414.829 0
Dana Hall12222.022 0
Will Moore11010.010 0
Totals313392212.575 20


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Mike Hollis4141100.0363186.1134


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bryan Barker66296444.964

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Reggie Barlow3641211.452 0
Totals3641211.452 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Willie Jackson3265320.438 0
Reggie Barlow1026726.792 1
Mike Logan1023623.639 0
Will Moore13636.036 0
Pete Mitchell2178.512 0
Chris Parker199.00
Travis Davis199.00
Ty Hallock166.00
Totals58123321.392 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Deon Figures5489.632 0
Chris Hudson3268.723 0
Dave Thomas23417.023 0
Travis Davis12323.023 0
Jeff Kopp199.00
Aaron Beasley155.00
Eddie Robinson100.00
Totals1414510.432 0


Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Mike Hollis31410134
James Stewart8100054
Natrone Means9000054
Keenan McCardell500030
Pete Mitchell4000024
Jimmy Smith400024
Willie Jackson020000114
Mark Brunell200012
Chris Hudson01100012
Damon Jones200012
Reggie Barlow0010006
Ty Hallock0100006
Derek Brown10006
Rob Johnson10006