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1997 Detroit Lions

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9-7-0, Finished 3rd in NFC Central Division  · 1997 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.0, Offense: 3.0, Defense: 0.9, SoS: -0.6, avg is 0.0.

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.

Coach: Bobby Ross (9-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Sylvester Croom
 Defensive Coordinator: Larry Peccatiello
 Other Notable Asst.: Jerry Sullivan (Wide Receivers) and Marc Trestman (Quarterbacks)

Lost Wild Card 10-20 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Stadium: Pontiac Silverdome
 Training Camp: Saginaw Valley State (Saginaw, Michigan)