New England Patriots

10-6-0
1st in AFC East
Scored 23.1 PPG (8th)
Allowed 18.1 PPG (8th)

1997 Roster

NO.NAMEPOSHEIGHTWEIGHTDOBAGECOLLEGE
78Bruce ArmstrongBruce ArmstrongOL6'4"2959/7/196532Louisville
86Mike BartrumMike BartrumTE6'4"2456/23/197027Marshall
11Drew BledsoeDrew BledsoeQB6'5"2382/14/197225Washington State
82Vincent BrisbyVincent BrisbyWR6'3"2001/25/197126Louisiana-Monroe
80Troy BrownTroy BrownWR5'10"1967/2/197126Marshall
54Tedy BruschiTedy BruschiLB6'1"2476/9/197324Arizona
41Keith ByarsKeith ByarsRB6'1"25710/14/196334Ohio State
26Chris CantyChris CantyDB5'9"1853/30/197621Kansas State
42Chris CarterChris CarterDB6'2"2129/27/197423Texas
32Willie ClayWillie ClayDB5'10"2009/5/197027Georgia Tech
87Ben CoatesBen CoatesTE6'5"2458/16/196928Livingstone
59Todd CollinsTodd CollinsLB6'2"2485/27/197027Carson-Newman
92Ferric CollonsFerric CollonsDL6'7"30012/4/196928California
99Vernon CrawfordVernon CrawfordLB6'4"2456/25/197423Florida State
29Derrick CullorsDerrick CullorsRB6'0"19512/26/197225Murray State
61Damon DensonDamon DensonOL6'4"3052/8/197522Michigan
90Chad EatonChad EatonDL6'5"3034/6/197225Washington State
66Ed EllisEd EllisOL6'5"32510/13/197522Buffalo
17Tony GaiterTony GaiterWR5'8"1707/15/197423Miami (FL)
33Sam GashSam GashRB6'0"2423/7/196928Penn State
67Mike GislerMike GislerOL6'4"3008/26/196928Houston
88Terry GlennTerry GlennWR5'11"1967/23/197423Ohio State
35Marrio GrierMarrio GrierRB5'10"22912/5/197126Chattanooga
31Jimmy HitchcockJimmy HitchcockDB5'10"18711/9/197027North Carolina
63Heath IrwinHeath IrwinOL6'4"3006/27/197324Colorado
21Steve IsraelSteve IsraelDB5'11"1973/16/196928Pittsburgh
84Shawn JeffersonShawn JeffersonWR5'11"1852/22/196928Central Florida
83Dietrich JellsDietrich JellsWR5'10"1854/11/197225Pittsburgh
52Ted JohnsonTed JohnsonLB6'4"25312/4/197225Colorado
96Mike JonesMike JonesDL6'4"2808/25/196928North Carolina State
68Max LaneMax LaneOL6'6"3102/22/197126Navy
24Ty LawTy LawDB5'11"2002/10/197423Michigan
38Steve LoftonSteve LoftonDB5'9"17711/26/196829Texas A&M
28Curtis MartinCurtis MartinRB5'11"2105/1/197324Pittsburgh
55Willie McGinestWillie McGinestDL6'5"27012/11/197126Southern California
27Mike McGruderMike McGruderDB5'11"1855/6/196433Kent State
22Dave MeggettDave MeggettRB5'7"1904/30/196631Towson
36Lawyer MilloyLawyer MilloyDB6'0"21111/14/197324Washington
98Brandon MitchellBrandon MitchellDL6'3"2906/19/197522Texas A&M
58Marty MooreMarty MooreLB6'1"2453/19/197126Kentucky
77Zefross MossZefross MossOL6'6"3258/17/196631Alabama State
85Lovett PurnellLovett PurnellTE6'3"2454/7/197225West Virginia
60Scott RehbergScott RehbergOL6'8"31511/17/197324Central Michigan
71Todd RucciTodd RucciOL6'5"3057/14/197027Penn State
51Bernard RussBernard RussLB6'1"23811/4/197324West Virginia
23Sedrick ShawSedrick ShawRB6'0"21411/16/197324Iowa
53Chris SladeChris SladeLB6'5"2501/30/197126Virginia
74Chris SullivanChris SullivanDL6'4"2853/14/197324Boston College
95Henry ThomasHenry ThomasDL6'2"2751/12/196532Louisiana State
19Tom TupaTom TupaP6'4"2252/6/196631Ohio State
75Danny VillaDanny VillaOL6'5"3049/21/196433Arizona State
4Adam VinatieriAdam VinatieriK6'0"21212/28/197225South Dakota State
97Mark WheelerMark WheelerDL6'3"2854/1/197027Texas A&M
25Larry WhighamLarry WhighamDB6'2"2186/23/197225Louisiana-Monroe
64Dave WohlabaughDave WohlabaughOL6'3"2964/13/197225Syracuse
72Devin WymanDevin WymanDL6'7"2908/29/197324Kentucky State
16Scott ZolakScott ZolakQB6'5"23512/13/196730Maryland