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Pittsburgh Steelers

1997 Pittsburgh Steelers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 11-5
Finished 1st in the NFL's American Football Conference Central Division

Postseason: 1-1

Coach: Bill Cowher (11-5)

1997 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
1997 Pittsburgh Steelers Game-by-Game Results

The Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League ended the 1997 season with a record of 11 wins and 5 losses, finishing first in the NFL's American Football Conference Central Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 1-1. Bill Cowher coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Kordell Stewart44023653.630206.9214.8173.969 2015275.2
Mike Tomczak241666.71857.714.228.328 0068.9
Mike Quinn2150.0105.000.000.010 0064.6
Totals46625354.332156.9224.7194.169 20152
Opponents55429553.233876.1244.3203.6

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Jerome Bettis37516654.434 7
Kordell Stewart884765.474 11
George Jones722353.332 1
Fred McAfee13413.20
Courtney Hawkins5173.411 0
Will Blackwell2147.011 0
Mike Tomczak7131.917 0
Jon Witman5112.20
Tim Lester294.50
Yancey Thigpen133.00
Curtis Marsh122.00
Josh Miller1-7-7.0-7 0
Totals57224794.374 19
Opponents40313183.35

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Yancey Thigpen79139817.769 7
Charles Johnson4656812.349 2
Courtney Hawkins4555512.344 3
Mark Bruener181176.518 6
George Jones16966.025 1
Jerome Bettis151107.319 2
Will Blackwell1216814.046 1
Tim Lester10515.114 0
Mitch Lyons4297.313 0
Fred McAfee24422.030 0
Curtis Marsh2147.00
Mike Adams13939.039 0
Troy Sadowski11212.012 0
Kirk Botkin11111.011 0
Jon Witman133.00
Totals253321512.769 22
Opponents29533876.124

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
Norm Johnson4040100.0252288.0106
Totals4040100.0252288.0106
Opponents2828100.0352982.9115

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
Josh Miller64272942.672
Totals64272942.672
Opponents66280542.5

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Will Blackwell231496.515 0
Andre Coleman551.00
Courtney Hawkins46817.030 0
Totals322226.930 0
Opponents230.0 0

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Will Blackwell3279124.797 1
Andre Coleman2448720.324 0
Mike Adams1021521.531 0
Mike Vrabel100.00
Totals67149322.397 1
Opponents74155621.0 1

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Donnell Woolford49122.834 0
Darren Perry47719.342 0
Carnell Lake3165.311 0
Chris Oldham2168.00
Levon Kirkland2147.011 0
Chad Scott2-4-2.00
Kevin Henry13636.036 0
Myron Bell11010.00
Steve Conley1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals2025312.742 0
Opponents190.0 

Sacks:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.
Carnell Lake6.00.0
Jason Gildon5.00.0
Levon Kirkland5.00.0
Kevin Henry4.50.0
Chris Oldham4.00.0
Earl Holmes4.00.0
Steve Conley4.00.0
Nolan Harrison4.00.0
Greg Lloyd3.50.0
Myron Bell1.50.0
Mike Vrabel1.50.0
Joel Steed1.00.0
Orpheus Roye1.00.0
Darren Perry1.00.0
Oliver Gibson1.00.0
Randy Fuller1.00.0
Totals48.00.00.0
Opponents20.0152.07.6

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Mike Adams10000
Myron Bell4018001000
Jerome Bettis6100
Will Blackwell3200
J.B. Brown50
Mark Bruener1000
Andre Coleman10000
Steve Conley510
Carlos Emmons10
Lee Flowers1001000
Randy Fuller28200001
Oliver Gibson9101000
Jason Gildon4112023210
Nolan Harrison22900002
Courtney Hawkins1000
Kevin Henry3516002000
Earl Holmes672901000
Donta Jones6601600
George Jones3100
Levon Kirkland9531001001
Carnell Lake43170013812
Greg Lloyd3022136103
Fred McAfee10000
Chris Oldham212000003
Jerry Olsavsky31
Darren Perry6810000001
Orpheus Roye3100001
Chad Scott4520
Joel Steed272101000
Kordell Stewart61-10
Yancey Thigpen1100
Mike Vrabel14301002
Donnell Woolford4650
Totals0655209000025221362160
Opponents2614

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
George Jones11012
Carnell Lake0106
Kordell Stewart11066
Yancey Thigpen070144
Norm Johnson02240106
Charles Johnson2012
Will Blackwell0101012
Mark Bruener6036
Jason Gildon106
Courtney Hawkins030018
Jerome Bettis72054
Totals192201020224010372
Opponents52401292821307