The St. Louis Rams decisively defeated the New Orleans Saints, 38 to 24, on August 31, 1997.

Final

NO

Saints

0-1-0

24

STL

Rams

1-0-0

38

Team

NO

STL

1

6

0

2

11

14

3

0

21

4

7

3

Total

24

38

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

NO

STL

Saints

Doug Brien 31-yard field goal

3

0

Saints

Doug Brien 53-yard field goal

6

0

2nd quarter

NO

STL

Rams

Lawrence Phillips 1-yard run (Jeff Wilkins kick)

6

7

Rams

Torrance Small 30-yard pass from Tony Banks (Jeff Wilkins kick)

6

14

Saints

Eric Guliford 102-yard kickoff return (Heath Shuler pass to Andre Hastings for two-point conversion)

14

14

Saints

Doug Brien 46-yard field goal

17

14

3rd quarter

NO

STL

Rams

Ernie Conwell 48-yard pass from Tony Banks (Jeff Wilkins kick)

17

21

Rams

Lawrence Phillips 25-yard run (Jeff Wilkins kick)

17

28

Rams

Lawrence Phillips 5-yard run (Jeff Wilkins kick)

17

35

4th quarter

NO

STL

Saints

Andre Hastings 30-yard pass from Danny Wuerffel (Doug Brien kick)

24

35

Rams

Jeff Wilkins 36-yard field goal

24

38