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1997 Carolina Panthers

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Record: 7-9-0, Finished 2nd in NFC West Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 265 points (16.6/g), 27th of 30 in the NFL.
 Allowed 314 points (19.6/g), 13th.
 Differential of -49 points (-3.1/g), 20th.
 Expected W-L: 6.4-9.6.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 7-9-0

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential -17 (-1.1/g), 27th.

Simple Rating System: Total -3.6, Offense: -4.4, Defense: 0.8, SoS: -0.5, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Dom Capers(7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Joe Pendry
 Defensive Coordinator: Vic Fangio
 Other Notable Asst.: Bill Davis (Outside Linebackers) and Greg Roman (Assistant Coach)

Team Executives

 Defensive Alignment: 3-4

Training Camp: Wofford College (Spartanburg, South Carolina)