The New England Patriots crushed the San Diego Chargers, 41 to 7, on August 31, 1997.

Final

SD

7

NE

41

Team

SD

NE

1

0

14

2

0

17

3

7

0

4

0

10

Total

7

41

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

SD

NE

Patriots

Ben Coates 4-yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (Adam Vinatieri kick)

0

7

Patriots

Terry Glenn 25-yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (Adam Vinatieri kick)

0

14

2nd quarter

SD

NE

Patriots

Adam Vinatieri 21-yard field goal

0

17

Patriots

Sam Gash 12-yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (Adam Vinatieri kick)

0

24

Patriots

Keith Byars 2-yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (Adam Vinatieri kick)

0

31

3rd quarter

SD

NE

Chargers

Freddie Jones 44-yard pass from Stan Humphries (John Carney kick)

7

31

4th quarter

SD

NE

Patriots

Adam Vinatieri 26-yard field goal

7

34

Patriots

Willie Clay 53-yard interception return (Adam Vinatieri kick)

7

41