1997 Cincinnati Bengals Schedule & Results

1997 Cincinnati Bengals schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 8/31 1234FINAL
Arizona (0-1) 777021
Cincinnati (1-0) 0302124
Pass
K. Graham (ARI), 36-20-248, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Blake (CIN), 35-24-252, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
L. McElroy (ARI), 17-52, 1 TD
K. Carter (CIN), 19-76, 2 TD
Rec
R. Moore (ARI), 7-96
C. Pickens (CIN), 8-79, 1 TD
Sun 9/7 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (1-1) 0100010
Baltimore (1-1) 03101023
Pass
J. Blake (CIN), 45-25-317, 2 INT, 1 TD
V. Testaverde (BAL), 36-25-275, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Blake (CIN), 3-34
E. Byner (BAL), 17-75
Rec
C. Pickens (CIN), 8-99, 1 TD
D. Alexander (BAL), 8-104
Sun 9/21 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (1-2) 7010320
Denver (4-0) 01471738
Pass
J. Blake (CIN), 30-20-220, 0 INT, 1 TD
J. Elway (DEN), 26-14-162, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
K. Carter (CIN), 13-104, 1 TD
T. Davis (DEN), 27-215, 1 TD
Rec
C. Pickens (CIN), 8-125
R. Smith (DEN), 7-82, 2 TD
Sun 9/28 1234FINAL
NY Jets (3-2) 7170731
Cincinnati (1-3) 070714
Pass
N. O'Donnell (NYJ), 34-20-212, 0 INT, 3 TD
J. Blake (CIN), 21-10-166, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
A. Murrell (NYJ), 40-156, 1 TD
C. Dillon (CIN), 9-48
Rec
W. Chrebet (NYJ), 6-68
E. Bieniemy (CIN), 2-18
Sun 10/5 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (1-4) 076013
Jacksonville (4-1) 707721
Pass
J. Blake (CIN), 27-16-232, 0 INT, 0 TD
M. Brunell (JAX), 27-14-164, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
J. Blake (CIN), 11-75, 1 TD
N. Means (JAX), 15-75
Rec
T. McGee (CIN), 3-48
J. Smith (JAX), 4-57
Sun 10/12 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (1-5) 00077
Tennessee (2-4) 7761030
Pass
J. Blake (CIN), 28-14-130, 0 INT, 0 TD
S. McNair (TEN), 30-16-199, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
C. Dillon (CIN), 8-39, 1 TD
E. George (TEN), 30-106
Rec
E. Bieniemy (CIN), 5-42
W. Davis (TEN), 6-79, 2 TD
Sun 10/19 1234FINAL
Pittsburgh (5-2) 0137626
Cincinnati (1-6) 703010
Pass
K. Stewart (PIT), 33-16-246, 2 INT, 2 TD
J. Blake (CIN), 29-15-178, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Bettis (PIT), 34-135, 1 TD
K. Carter (CIN), 16-63, 1 TD
Rec
Y. Thigpen (PIT), 6-120, 1 TD
C. Pickens (CIN), 4-81
Sun 10/26 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (1-7) 7140627
NY Giants (6-3) 3761329
Pass
J. Blake (CIN), 34-17-237, 1 INT, 1 TD
D. Kanell (NYG), 31-18-214, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
K. Carter (CIN), 17-70
C. Way (NYG), 20-75, 2 TD
Rec
J. Hundon (CIN), 4-42
K. Alexander (NYG), 5-100
Sun 11/2 1234FINAL
San Diego (4-5) 71001431
Cincinnati (2-7) 0247738
Pass
S. Humphries (SD), 25-12-115, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Blake (CIN), 32-19-172, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
G. Brown (SD), 14-34, 1 TD
C. Dillon (CIN), 19-123, 1 TD
Rec
T. Martin (SD), 7-69
D. Scott (CIN), 6-52
Sun 11/9 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (3-7) 0714728
Indianapolis (0-10) 073313
Pass
B. Esiason (CIN), 10-7-82, 0 INT, 2 TD
K. Holcomb (IND), 32-19-236, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Dillon (CIN), 22-97, 1 TD
M. Faulk (IND), 18-110
Rec
M. Battaglia (CIN), 3-35
M. Harrison (IND), 8-83, 1 TD
Sun 11/16 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (3-8) 00303
Pittsburgh (8-3) 337720
Pass
J. Blake (CIN), 21-15-158, 0 INT, 0 TD
K. Stewart (PIT), 22-11-128, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
C. Dillon (CIN), 19-78
J. Bettis (PIT), 25-101
Rec
C. Pickens (CIN), 6-71
Y. Thigpen (PIT), 5-101, 1 TD
Sun 11/23 1234FINAL
Jacksonville (8-4) 7313326
Cincinnati (4-8) 2173031
Pass
M. Brunell (JAX), 33-20-286, 1 INT, 1 TD
B. Esiason (CIN), 36-26-211, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
N. Means (JAX), 19-96, 1 TD
C. Dillon (CIN), 26-88, 1 TD
Rec
K. McCardell (JAX), 8-109
C. Dillon (CIN), 5-48
Sun 11/30 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (4-9) 14072142
Philadelphia (6-6-1) 717101044
Pass
B. Esiason (CIN), 47-27-378, 1 INT, 4 TD
B. Hoying (PHI), 42-26-313, 1 INT, 4 TD
Rush
C. Dillon (CIN), 19-114
R. Watters (PHI), 20-98, 1 TD
Rec
D. Scott (CIN), 6-99, 1 TD
I. Fryar (PHI), 7-122
Thu 12/4 1234FINAL
Tennessee (7-7) 0001414
Cincinnati (5-9) 141410341
Pass
S. McNair (TEN), 25-14-146, 0 INT, 2 TD
B. Esiason (CIN), 28-20-245, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
S. McNair (TEN), 5-16
C. Dillon (CIN), 39-246, 4 TD
Rec
W. Davis (TEN), 4-45, 1 TD
D. Scott (CIN), 6-83
Sun 12/14 1234FINAL
Dallas (6-9) 10001424
Cincinnati (6-9) 01714031
Pass
T. Aikman (DAL), 53-28-285, 2 INT, 2 TD
B. Esiason (CIN), 25-13-269, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
E. Smith (DAL), 12-68
C. Dillon (CIN), 26-127, 1 TD
Rec
M. Irvin (DAL), 9-117
D. Scott (CIN), 4-112, 1 TD
Sun 12/21 1234FINAL
Baltimore (6-9-1) 007714
Cincinnati (7-9) 703616
Pass
E. Zeier (BAL), 41-28-349, 0 INT, 2 TD
B. Esiason (CIN), 34-21-254, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Lewis (BAL), 1-24
C. Dillon (CIN), 24-60
Rec
E. Green (BAL), 7-62, 1 TD
D. Scott (CIN), 6-129, 1 TD

Preseason

Friday, August 1, 1997 FINAL
Cincinnati (0-1) 16
Indianapolis (1-0) 20
Friday, August 8, 1997 FINAL
Cincinnati (1-1) 27
Detroit (1-1) 23
Saturday, August 16, 1997 FINAL
Minnesota (2-2) 13
Cincinnati (2-1) 37
Friday, August 22, 1997 FINAL
Seattle (3-2) 31
Cincinnati (2-2) 28

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