1997 Seattle Seahawks season
Head Coach Dennis Erickson
Home Field Kingdome
Results
Record 8–8
Place 3rd AFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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The 1997 Seattle Seahawks season was the team's 22nd season with the National Football League. The team traded quarterback Rick Mirer and signed Minnesota Vikings/Houston Oilers quarterback Warren Moon to be John Frieze's backup. After a Week 1 injury to Frieze, Moon QBed the Seahawks improvement from 1996's 7-9 record to finish 8-8.

1997 NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

1997 Seahawks Draft Selections
Round/Pick Player Position College
1/3 Shawn Springs Cornerback Ohio State
1/6 Walter Jones Offensive Tackle Florida State
5/142 Eric Stokes Defensive Back Nebraska
6/174 Itula Mili Tight End BYU
7/211 Carlos Jones Cornerback Miami (FL)

Personnel[edit | edit source]

Staff[edit | edit source]

1997 Seattle Seahawks staff
Front Office


Head Coaches

  • Head Coach – Dennis Erickson
  • Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line – Gregg Smith


Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

  • Defensive Coordinator – Greg McMackin
  • Defensive Line – Tommy Brasher
  • Linebackers – Mike Murphy
  • Defensive Backs – Willy Robinson
  • Defensive – Dave Brown
  • Defensive Assistant – Ned James


Special Teams Coaches


Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Dana LeDuc
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Darren Krein

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Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 August 31 New York Jets L 41-3 Kingdome 0-1 53,893
2 September 7 Denver L 35-14 Kingdome 0-2 55,859
3 September 14 at Indianapolis W 31-3 RCA Dome 1-2 49,194
4 September 21 San Diego W 26-22 Kingdome 2-2 51,110
5 September 28 at Kansas City L 20-17 (OT) Arrowhead Stadium 2-3 77,877
6 October 5 Tennessee W 16-13 Kingdome 3-3 49,897
7 Bye week
8 October 19 at St. Louis W 17-9 Trans World Dome 4-3 64,819
9 October 26 Oakland W 45-34 Kingdome 5-3 66,264
10 November 2 at Denver L 30-27 Mile High Stadium 5-4 74,212
11 November 9 at San Diego W 37-31 Qualcomm Stadium 6-4 64,616
12 November 16 at New Orleans L 20-17 OT Louisiana Superdome 6-5 50,493
13 November 23 Kansas City L 19-14 Kingdome 6-6 66,264
14 November 30 Atlanta L 24-17 Kingdome 6-7 52,584
15 December 7 at Baltimore L 31-24 Memorial Stadium 6-8 54,395
16 December 14 at Oakland W 22-21 Oakland Coliseum 7-8 40,124
17 December 21 San Francisco W 38-9 Kingdome 8-8 66,253

Standings[edit | edit source]

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

Awards and records[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 2009 Seattle Seahawks Media Guide. pp. 236–238. http://www.seahawksmedia.com/. Retrieved 2010-02-18. 
  2. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 202

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