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1997 Detroit Lions

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Record: 9-7-0, Finished 3rd in NFC Central Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 379 points (23.7/g), 4th of 30 in the NFL.
 Allowed 306 points (19.1/g), 10th.
 Differential of 73 points (4.6/g), 7th.
 Expected W-L: 10.0-6.0.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 9-6-1

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential -3 (-0.2/g), 19th.

Simple Rating System: Total 4.0, Offense: 3.0, Defense: 0.9, SoS: -0.6, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Bobby Ross(9-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Sylvester Croom
 Defensive Coordinator: Larry Peccatiello
 Other Notable Asst.: Marc Trestman (Quarterbacks)

Team Executives


 Defensive Alignment: 4-3

Training Camp: Saginaw Valley State (Saginaw, Michigan)

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