1997 Atlanta Falcons Schedule & Results

1997 Atlanta Falcons schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 8/31 1234FINAL
Atlanta (0-1) 370717
Detroit (1-0) 01401428
Pass
C. Chandler (ATL), 36-20-290, 3 INT, 1 TD
S. Mitchell (DET), 30-12-205, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Anderson (ATL), 20-33, 1 TD
B. Sanders (DET), 15-33
Rec
H. Green (ATL), 5-55
H. Moore (DET), 7-115, 2 TD
Sun 9/7 1234FINAL
Carolina (1-1) 00099
Atlanta (0-2) 03306
Pass
S. Beuerlein (CAR), 35-21-268, 0 INT, 0 TD
C. Chandler (ATL), 6-4-83, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
A. Johnson (CAR), 24-86
J. Anderson (ATL), 17-42
Rec
M. Muhammad (CAR), 8-71
B. Emanuel (ATL), 3-50
Sun 9/14 1234FINAL
Oakland (1-2) 7321536
Atlanta (0-3) 7710731
Pass
J. George (OAK), 22-12-286, 0 INT, 1 TD
C. Chandler (ATL), 25-16-199, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
N. Kaufman (OAK), 14-140, 2 TD
B. Hanspard (ATL), 4-84
Rec
T. Brown (OAK), 4-69
T. Mathis (ATL), 6-55, 1 TD
Sun 9/21 1234FINAL
Atlanta (0-4) 00707
San Francisco (3-1) 3217334
Pass
B. Tolliver (ATL), 31-17-162, 1 INT, 1 TD
S. Young (SF), 24-17-336, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Anderson (ATL), 16-46
G. Hearst (SF), 10-33
Rec
B. Emanuel (ATL), 6-62, 1 TD
W. Floyd (SF), 7-85
Sun 9/28 1234FINAL
Denver (5-0) 1586029
Atlanta (0-5) 077721
Pass
J. Elway (DEN), 33-18-243, 1 INT, 3 TD
C. Chandler (ATL), 22-12-137, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Davis (DEN), 23-79, 1 TD
B. Hanspard (ATL), 8-67
Rec
S. Sharpe (DEN), 6-119, 1 TD
B. Emanuel (ATL), 8-58, 1 TD
Sun 10/12 1234FINAL
Atlanta (1-5) 1067023
New Orleans (2-5) 0301417
Pass
C. Chandler (ATL), 22-10-117, 0 INT, 1 TD
D. Wuerffel (NO), 13-9-120, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Anderson (ATL), 21-62, 1 TD
M. Bates (NO), 15-31, 1 TD
Rec
B. Emanuel (ATL), 3-40, 1 TD
J. Farquhar (NO), 4-40
Sun 10/19 1234FINAL
San Francisco (6-1) 7147735
Atlanta (1-6) 777728
Pass
S. Young (SF), 25-16-259, 1 INT, 2 TD
C. Chandler (ATL), 30-15-230, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
G. Hearst (SF), 18-105
J. Anderson (ATL), 13-19
Rec
T. Owens (SF), 6-93, 2 TD
T. Mathis (ATL), 7-75, 1 TD
Sun 10/26 1234FINAL
Atlanta (1-7) 033612
Carolina (4-4) 1400721
Pass
B. Tolliver (ATL), 28-17-217, 0 INT, 1 TD
K. Collins (CAR), 25-12-107, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Anderson (ATL), 15-50
T. Biakabutuka (CAR), 23-104, 2 TD
Rec
T. Mathis (ATL), 8-107
M. Carrier (CAR), 3-34, 1 TD
Sun 11/2 1234FINAL
St. Louis (2-7) 3210731
Atlanta (2-7) 01714334
Pass
T. Banks (STL), 34-23-401, 1 INT, 2 TD
C. Chandler (ATL), 32-19-276, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
L. Phillips (STL), 22-74, 1 TD
J. Anderson (ATL), 20-162, 1 TD
Rec
I. Bruce (STL), 10-233, 2 TD
T. Mathis (ATL), 7-73, 1 TD
Sun 11/9 1234FINAL
Tampa Bay (7-3) 7107731
Atlanta (2-8) 073010
Pass
T. Dilfer (TB), 20-12-150, 0 INT, 2 TD
C. Chandler (ATL), 27-19-212, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
M. Alstott (TB), 14-77, 1 TD
J. Anderson (ATL), 14-49
Rec
K. Williams (TB), 4-38
J. Anderson (ATL), 7-47
Sun 11/16 1234FINAL
Atlanta (3-8) 7371027
St. Louis (2-9) 0714021
Pass
C. Chandler (ATL), 30-20-232, 1 INT, 1 TD
T. Banks (STL), 38-21-266, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Anderson (ATL), 19-72, 2 TD
L. Phillips (STL), 13-50, 1 TD
Rec
T. Mathis (ATL), 6-85
E. Conwell (STL), 5-20, 1 TD
Sun 11/23 1234FINAL
New Orleans (4-8) 03003
Atlanta (4-8) 337720
Pass
D. Nussmeier (NO), 19-10-101, 3 INT, 0 TD
C. Chandler (ATL), 26-17-211, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
D. Nussmeier (NO), 5-25
J. Anderson (ATL), 21-65
Rec
E. Guliford (NO), 4-40
B. Emanuel (ATL), 4-96, 1 TD
Sun 11/30 1234FINAL
Atlanta (5-8) 7107024
Seattle (6-7) 077317
Pass
C. Chandler (ATL), 23-15-204, 0 INT, 1 TD
W. Moon (SEA), 38-24-240, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Anderson (ATL), 16-41, 1 TD
C. Warren (SEA), 15-87
Rec
B. Emanuel (ATL), 4-71
M. Pritchard (SEA), 6-66
Sun 12/7 1234FINAL
Atlanta (6-8) 077014
San Diego (4-10) 00303
Pass
C. Chandler (ATL), 23-10-115, 1 INT, 1 TD
C. Whelihan (SD), 41-22-259, 3 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Anderson (ATL), 22-60
G. Brown (SD), 11-24
Rec
B. Emanuel (ATL), 3-32
E. Metcalf (SD), 8-109
Sun 12/14 1234FINAL
Philadelphia (6-8-1) 7001017
Atlanta (7-8) 077620
Pass
B. Hoying (PHI), 34-16-180, 1 INT, 1 TD
C. Chandler (ATL), 21-12-210, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
R. Watters (PHI), 15-95, 1 TD
J. Anderson (ATL), 21-78, 1 TD
Rec
R. Watters (PHI), 4-35
T. Mathis (ATL), 4-57
Sun 12/21 1234FINAL
Atlanta (7-9) 1433626
Arizona (4-12) 7701529
Pass
C. Chandler (ATL), 19-13-176, 0 INT, 2 TD
J. Plummer (ARI), 39-19-237, 2 INT, 3 TD
Rush
J. Anderson (ATL), 33-152
R. Moore (ARI), 10-36
Rec
B. Emanuel (ATL), 5-75, 1 TD
R. Moore (ARI), 7-91, 1 TD

Preseason

Friday, August 1, 1997 FINAL
Atlanta (0-1) 17
Detroit (1-0) 20
Saturday, August 9, 1997 FINAL
Tampa Bay (0-2) 12
Atlanta (1-1) 17
Saturday, August 16, 1997 FINAL
Washington (3-0) 35
Atlanta (1-2) 31
Friday, August 22, 1997 FINAL
Atlanta (1-3) 17
Jacksonville (4-0) 26

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