1997 Washington Redskins Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-7-1
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Norv Turner (8-7-1)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1997 Washington Redskins Roster
1997 Washington Redskins Results

The Washington Redskins of the National Football League ended the 1997 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses and 1 ties, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.

Washington racked up 327 points, while the defensive squad gave up 289. Gus Frerotte passed for 2,682 yards. Jamie Asher grabbed 49 passes, while Leslie Shepherd accumulated 562 receiving yards. Henry Ellard, Brian Mitchell and Michael Westbrook each were targeted regularly, too.

Terry Allen carried the ball for a team-best 724 yards for the Redskins, while Stephen Davis also contributed to the rushing attack.

Cris Dishman and Stanley Richard each picked off 4 opponent throws. Ken Harvey sacked quarterbacks 9.5 times.

Norv Turner coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Gus Frerotte40220450.726826.7174.2123.0522314673.8
Jeff Hostetler1447954.98996.253.5106.969105256.5
Trent Green100.
Totals54728351.735816.5224.0224.069 33198


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Terry Allen2107243.434 4
Stephen Davis1415674.018 3
Brian Mitchell231074.726 1
Larry Bowie281003.618 2
Gus Frerotte24652.714 2
Jeff Hostetler14282.011 0
Leslie Shepherd4276.817 0
Marc Logan451.20
Albert Connell133.00
Matt Turk100.00
Michael Westbrook3-11-3.70
Totals45316153.634 12


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jamie Asher494749.724 1
Brian Mitchell3643812.269 1
Michael Westbrook3455916.440 3
Larry Bowie3438811.439 2
Henry Ellard3248515.227 4
Leslie Shepherd2956219.448 5
Terry Allen201728.638 1
Stephen Davis181347.419 0
Chris Thomas11938.517 0
Albert Connell913815.341 2
James Jenkins44310.820 3
Marc Logan362.00
Alvin Harper26532.552 0
James Thrash22412.017 0
Totals283358112.769 22


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Scott Blanton3434100.0241666.782
Chris Jacke55100.05


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Matt Turk84378845.162

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Brian Mitchell3844211.663 1
Totals3844211.663 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Brian Mitchell47109423.397 1
Marc Logan47017.524 0
Stephen Davis36220.728 0
Jamie Asher11717.017 0
Larry Bowie11515.015 0
Marvcus Patton11010.010 0
Darrell Green199.00
Greg Jones166.00
Totals59128321.797 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Cris Dishman44711.829 1
Stanley Richard4287.023 0
Darryl Pounds34214.022 1
Marvcus Patton252.50
Darrell Green18383.083 1
Marc Boutte11010.010 0
Jesse Campbell177.00
Totals1622213.983 3


Player No. Yds Avg.
Ken Harvey9.50.0
Marvcus Patton4.50.0
Chris Mims4.00.0
Greg Jones3.50.0
Rich Owens2.50.0
Jamal Duff2.00.0
Marc Boutte2.00.0
Darryl Pounds2.00.0
Derek Smith2.00.0
Cris Dishman1.50.0
Kenard Lang1.50.0
Chris Zorich1.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF
Marvcus Patton116.59837001003
Stanley Richard1129828001000
Jesse Campbell95.58815002-100
Derek Smith73592802500
Cris Dishman6056800102
Ken Harvey63551600003
Darrell Green47.541130
Marc Boutte31294000002
Darryl Pounds29.52910031811
Rich Owens34281201001
Kenard Lang30.526902000
Chris Mims1916600001
Greg Jones1412400001
William Gaines14124
Jamal Duff12.511300001
Keith Thibodeaux11110
Leomont Evans1210401000
Jamel Williams11.5103
Ryan Kuehl10.593
Kelvin Kinney9.575
Chris Zorich4.54100001
Steve Emtman4.541
Twan Russell330
Patrise Alexander2.521
Keith Rucker2.513
Gus Frerotte82-160
Jamie Asher0200
Bob Dahl01000
Marc Logan11000
Scott Blanton0100
Larry Bowie2100
Terry Allen2100
Jeff Hostetler31000
Joe Patton01000
Stephen Davis1100
Brian Mitchell3000
Matt Turk10-1600

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Scott Blanton1634082
Terry Allen4100030
Leslie Shepherd0500030
Larry Bowie22000024
Henry Ellard400024
Brian Mitchell111100024
Michael Westbrook0300018
James Jenkins300018
Stephen Davis30000018
Darryl Pounds1100012
Albert Connell0200012
Gus Frerotte200012
Jamie Asher100006
Cris Dishman10006
Darrell Green010006
Chris Jacke0505


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