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1997 Oakland Raiders season
Head Coach Joe Bugel
Home Field Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Results
Record 4–12
Place 4th AFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers Darrell Russell, DT
Timeline
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1996 1998

The 1997 Oakland Raiders season was the club’s 38th season in the NFL. Led by Joe Bugel, the club finished with a 4–12 record. The Raiders missed the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season.

Offseason[]

NFL Draft[]

Regular season[]

Schedule[]

Week Date Opponent Result Score Record Attendance
1 August 31 at Tennessee L 24–21 0-1
30,171
2 September 8 Kansas City L 28–27 0-2
61,523
3 September 14 at Atlanta W 36–31 1-2
47,922
4 September 21 at NY Jets L 23–22 1-3
72,586
5 September 28 St. Louis W 35–17 2-3
42,506
6 October 5 San Diego L 25–10 2-4
43,648
7 Bye week
8 October 19 Denver W 28–25 3-4
57,006
9 October 26 at Seattle L 45–34 3-5
66,264
10 November 2 at Carolina L 38–14 3-6
71,064
11 November 9 New Orleans L 13–10 3-7
40,091
12 November 16 at San Diego W 38–13 4-7
65,714
13 November 24 at Denver L 31–3 4-8
75,307
14 November 30 Miami L 34–16 4-9
50,569
15 December 7 at Kansas City L 30–0 4-10
76,379
16 December 14 Seattle L 22–21 4-11
40,124
17 December 21 Jacksonville L 20–9 4-12
40,032

Standings[]

AFC West
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Kansas City Chiefs 13 3 0 .813 375 232
Denver Broncos 12 4 0 .750 472 287
Seattle Seahawks 8 8 0 .500 365 362
Oakland Raiders 4 12 0 .250 324 419
San Diego Chargers 4 12 0 .250 266 425

Roster[]

Awards and records[]

  • Tim Brown, Single Game Record, 14 receptions, achieved on December 21
  • Napoleon Kaufman, Single Game Record, 227 rushing yards, achieved on October 19
  • Harvey Williams, Single Game Record, 4 touchdowns (tied club record), achieved on November 16
  • Napoleon Kaufman, Single Game Record, 24 points, (tied club record), achieved on November 16
  • Jeff George, Single Season Record, Most Passing Yards in One Season, 3,917
  • Tim Brown, Single Season Record, Most Receptions in One Season, 104
  • Tim Brown, Single Season Record, Most Receiving Yards in One Season, 1,408

Milestones[]

  • Tim Brown, 1st Raider to have 100 receptions in a season

References[]

Raiders on Pro Football Reference

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