1977 National Football League


The 1977 season was the National Football League's 58th, and 28 teams competed in the league that year. The Dallas Cowboys won the 1977 championship.

1977 National Football League Standings
1977 National Football League League Leaders

Atlanta Falcons (7-7) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Baltimore Colts (10-4) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Buffalo Bills (3-11) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Chicago Bears (9-5) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Cincinnati Bengals (8-6) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Cleveland Browns (6-8) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Dallas Cowboys (12-2) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Denver Broncos (12-2) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Detroit Lions (6-8) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Green Bay Packers (4-10) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Houston Oilers (8-6) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Kansas City Chiefs (2-12) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Los Angeles Rams (10-4) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Miami Dolphins (10-4) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Minnesota Vikings (9-5) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New England Patriots (9-5) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New Orleans Saints (3-11) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New York Giants (5-9) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New York Jets (3-11) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Oakland Raiders (11-3) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Philadelphia Eagles (5-9) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Pittsburgh Steelers (9-5) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
San Diego Chargers (7-7) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
San Francisco 49ers (5-9) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Seattle Seahawks (5-9) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
St. Louis Cardinals (7-7) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-12) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Washington Redskins (9-5) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results


Marker indicates city location, not venue address.


1977 Award Winners


Red Miller - AP NFL Coach of the Year
Red Miller - Sporting News NFL Coach of the Year
Walter Payton - AP MVP
Bob Griese - Bert Bell Award (Player of the Year)
Walter Payton - Newspaper Ent. Assoc. MVP
Walter Payton - PFWA MVP
Walter Payton - AP Offensive Player of the Year
Harvey Martin - AP Defensive Player of the Year
Tony Dorsett - AP Offensive Rookie of the Year
A.J. Duhe - AP Defensive Rookie of the Year
Craig Morton - AP Comeback Player of the Year
Harvey Martin - Super Bowl MVP
Randy White - Super Bowl MVP
Walter Payton - Walter Payton Man of the Year

1977 All-Pros



Associated Press

All-NFL
Lyle Alzado 1st Team
Dave Casper 1st Team
Joe DeLamielleure 1st Team
Dan Dierdorf 1st Team
Cleveland Elam 1st Team
Randy Gradishar 1st Team
Joe Greene 1st Team
Bob Griese 1st Team
Ray Guy 1st Team
Jack Ham 1st Team
Cliff Harris 1st Team
Franco Harris 1st Team
Efren Herrera 1st Team
Tom Jackson 1st Team
Billy Johnson 1st Team
Jim Langer 1st Team
Rolland Lawrence 1st Team
Harvey Martin 1st Team
Nat Moore 1st Team
Walter Payton 1st Team
Drew Pearson 1st Team
Art Shell 1st Team
Bill Thompson 1st Team
Gene Upshaw 1st Team
Roger Wehrli 1st Team
Tom Banks 2nd Team
Bill Bergey 2nd Team
Lyle Blackwood 2nd Team
Robert Brazile 2nd Team
Ken Burrough 2nd Team
Rubin Carter 2nd Team
John Hannah 2nd Team
Mike Haynes 2nd Team
Claude Humphrey 2nd Team
Monte Jackson 2nd Team
John James 2nd Team
Bert Jones 2nd Team
Louie Kelcher 2nd Team
George Kunz 2nd Team
Larry Little 2nd Team
Errol Mann 2nd Team
Lydell Mitchell 2nd Team
Riley Odoms 2nd Team
Isiah Robertson 2nd Team
Lynn Swann 2nd Team
Rick Upchurch 2nd Team
Charlie Waters 2nd Team
Ron Yary 2nd Team
Jack Youngblood 2nd Team

Newspaper Enterprise Association
Bill Bergey 1st Team
Mel Blount 1st Team
Cliff Branch 1st Team
Robert Brazile 1st Team
Dave Casper 1st Team
Joe DeLamielleure 1st Team
Dan Dierdorf 1st Team
Cleveland Elam 1st Team
Bob Griese 1st Team
Ray Guy 1st Team
Jack Ham 1st Team
John Hannah 1st Team
Cliff Harris 1st Team
Franco Harris 1st Team
Efren Herrera 1st Team
Ken Houston 1st Team
Claude Humphrey 1st Team
Louie Kelcher 1st Team
Jim Langer 1st Team
Harvey Martin 1st Team
Walter Payton 1st Team
Drew Pearson 1st Team
Art Shell 1st Team
Roger Wehrli 1st Team
Lyle Alzado 2nd Team
Tom Banks 2nd Team
Larry Brooks 2nd Team
Ken Burrough 2nd Team
Curley Culp 2nd Team
Chuck Foreman 2nd Team
Russ Francis 2nd Team
Randy Gradishar 2nd Team
Ted Hendricks 2nd Team
Harold Jackson 2nd Team
John James 2nd Team
Bert Jones 2nd Team
Bob Kuechenberg 2nd Team
George Kunz 2nd Team
Rolland Lawrence 2nd Team
Errol Mann 2nd Team
Greg Pruitt 2nd Team
Isiah Robertson 2nd Team
Jack Tatum 2nd Team
Gene Upshaw 2nd Team
Charlie Waters 2nd Team
Louis Wright 2nd Team
Ron Yary 2nd Team
Jack Youngblood 2nd Team

Pro Football Weekly

All-Conference
Lyle Alzado 1st Team
Tom Banks 1st Team
Bill Bergey 1st Team
Eddie Brown 1st Team
Tommy Casanova 1st Team
Dave Casper 1st Team
Raymond Clayborn 1st Team
Fred Cook 1st Team
Curley Culp 1st Team
Joe DeLamielleure 1st Team
Dan Dierdorf 1st Team
Cleveland Elam 1st Team
Chuck Foreman 1st Team
Jean Fugett 1st Team
Randy Gradishar 1st Team
Bob Griese 1st Team
Ray Guy 1st Team
Jack Ham 1st Team
Bobby Hammond 1st Team
Cliff Harris 1st Team
Franco Harris 1st Team
Mike Haynes 1st Team
Efren Herrera 1st Team
Ken Houston 1st Team
Claude Humphrey 1st Team
Monte Jackson 1st Team
Tom Jackson 1st Team
John James 1st Team
Billy Johnson 1st Team
Louie Kelcher 1st Team
George Kunz 1st Team
Jim Langer 1st Team
Rolland Lawrence 1st Team
Tom Mack 1st Team
Harvey Martin 1st Team
Lydell Mitchell 1st Team
Nat Moore 1st Team
Walter Payton 1st Team
Drew Pearson 1st Team
Isiah Robertson 1st Team
Art Shell 1st Team
Revie Sorey 1st Team
Roger Staubach 1st Team
Lynn Swann 1st Team
Bill Thompson 1st Team
Gene Upshaw 1st Team
Brad Van Pelt 1st Team
Randy White 1st Team
Sammy White 1st Team
Louis Wright 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team

All-NFL
Lyle Alzado 1st Team
Dave Casper 1st Team
Raymond Clayborn 1st Team
Joe DeLamielleure 1st Team
Dan Dierdorf 1st Team
Cleveland Elam 1st Team
Randy Gradishar 1st Team
Bob Griese 1st Team
Ray Guy 1st Team
Jack Ham 1st Team
Cliff Harris 1st Team
Franco Harris 1st Team
Mike Haynes 1st Team
Efren Herrera 1st Team
Ken Houston 1st Team
Tom Jackson 1st Team
Billy Johnson 1st Team
Jim Langer 1st Team
Rolland Lawrence 1st Team
Harvey Martin 1st Team
Walter Payton 1st Team
Drew Pearson 1st Team
Art Shell 1st Team
Lynn Swann 1st Team
Gene Upshaw 1st Team
Randy White 1st Team

Pro Football Writers Association
Lyle Alzado 1st Team
Bill Bergey 1st Team
Larry Brooks 1st Team
Dave Casper 1st Team
Joe DeLamielleure 1st Team
Dan Dierdorf 1st Team
Cleveland Elam 1st Team
Bob Griese 1st Team
Ray Guy 1st Team
Jack Ham 1st Team
Cliff Harris 1st Team
Franco Harris 1st Team
Efren Herrera 1st Team
Monte Jackson 1st Team
Tom Jackson 1st Team
Billy Johnson 1st Team
Jim Langer 1st Team
Rolland Lawrence 1st Team
Larry Little 1st Team
Harvey Martin 1st Team
Nat Moore 1st Team
Walter Payton 1st Team
Drew Pearson 1st Team
Art Shell 1st Team
Gene Upshaw 1st Team
Charlie Waters 1st Team

The Sporting News

All-Conference
Lyle Alzado 1st Team
Coy Bacon 1st Team
Chris Bahr 1st Team
Tom Banks 1st Team
Mike Barnes 1st Team
Bill Bergey 1st Team
Matt Blair 1st Team
Mel Blount 1st Team
Larry Brooks 1st Team
Dave Casper 1st Team
Joe DeLamielleure 1st Team
Dan Dierdorf 1st Team
Cleveland Elam 1st Team
Chuck Foreman 1st Team
Jean Fugett 1st Team
Randy Gradishar 1st Team
Ray Guy 1st Team
Jack Ham 1st Team
Cliff Harris 1st Team
Franco Harris 1st Team
Efren Herrera 1st Team
Harold Jackson 1st Team
Monte Jackson 1st Team
Tom Jackson 1st Team
John James 1st Team
Louie Kelcher 1st Team
George Kunz 1st Team
Jim Langer 1st Team
Rolland Lawrence 1st Team
Tom Mack 1st Team
Harvey Martin 1st Team
Lydell Mitchell 1st Team
Nat Moore 1st Team
Craig Morton 1st Team
Walter Payton 1st Team
Drew Pearson 1st Team
Isiah Robertson 1st Team
Art Shell 1st Team
Bill Simpson 1st Team
Roger Staubach 1st Team
Lynn Swann 1st Team
Jack Tatum 1st Team
Bill Thompson 1st Team
Gene Upshaw 1st Team
Louis Wright 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team
Bob Young 1st Team
Jack Youngblood 1st Team

United Press International
Lyle Alzado 1st Team
Coy Bacon 1st Team
Tom Banks 1st Team
Bill Bergey 1st Team
Dave Casper 1st Team
Dan Dierdorf 1st Team
Cleveland Elam 1st Team
Jean Fugett 1st Team
Randy Gradishar 1st Team
Joe Greene 1st Team
Bob Griese 1st Team
Ray Guy 1st Team
Jack Ham 1st Team
John Hannah 1st Team
Cliff Harris 1st Team
Franco Harris 1st Team
Mike Haynes 1st Team
Efren Herrera 1st Team
Ken Houston 1st Team
Harold Jackson 1st Team
Monte Jackson 1st Team
Tom Jackson 1st Team
John James 1st Team
Louie Kelcher 1st Team
George Kunz 1st Team
Jim Langer 1st Team
Rolland Lawrence 1st Team
Tom Mack 1st Team
Errol Mann 1st Team
Harvey Martin 1st Team
Lawrence McCutcheon 1st Team
Lydell Mitchell 1st Team
Nat Moore 1st Team
Alan Page 1st Team
Walter Payton 1st Team
Drew Pearson 1st Team
Isiah Robertson 1st Team
Art Shell 1st Team
Revie Sorey 1st Team
Roger Staubach 1st Team
Lynn Swann 1st Team
Jack Tatum 1st Team
Bill Thompson 1st Team
Gene Upshaw 1st Team
Brad Van Pelt 1st Team
Louis Wright 1st Team
Ron Yary 1st Team
Jack Youngblood 1st Team
Mike Barnes 2nd Team
Matt Blair 2nd Team
Mel Blount 2nd Team
Robert Brazile 2nd Team
Ken Burrough 2nd Team
Harold Carmichael 2nd Team
Rubin Carter 2nd Team
Bob Chandler 2nd Team
Fred Cook 2nd Team
Joe DeLamielleure 2nd Team
Conrad Dobler 2nd Team
Tony Dorsett 2nd Team
Billy Joe DuPree 2nd Team
Allan Ellis 2nd Team
Tim Foley 2nd Team
Chuck Foreman 2nd Team
Leon Gray 2nd Team
Tony Greene 2nd Team
Pat Haden 2nd Team
Len Hauss 2nd Team
Thomas Henderson 2nd Team
Claude Humphrey 2nd Team
Bert Jones 2nd Team
Jack Lambert 2nd Team
Dennis Lick 2nd Team
Toni Linhart 2nd Team
Larry Little 2nd Team
Pat McInally 2nd Team
Mark Moseley 2nd Team
Riley Odoms 2nd Team
Lemar Parrish 2nd Team
Bob Parsons 2nd Team
Dave Pear 2nd Team
Greg Pruitt 2nd Team
Lee Roy Selmon 2nd Team
Jeff Siemon 2nd Team
Bill Simpson 2nd Team
Stan Walters 2nd Team
Russ Washington 2nd Team
Charlie Waters 2nd Team
Mike Webster 2nd Team
Roger Wehrli 2nd Team
Ed White 2nd Team
Randy White 2nd Team
Sammy White 2nd Team
Stan White 2nd Team

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Schedule

Date Time (ET)
Sat, Dec 15 HOU 29 at NYJ 22 Final
Sat, Dec 15 CLE 17 at DEN 16 Final
Sun, Dec 16 ARI 14 at ATL 40 Final
Sun, Dec 16 TB 12 at BAL 20 Final
Sun, Dec 16 DET 13 at BUF 14 Final
Sun, Dec 16 GB 17 at CHI 24 Final
Sun, Dec 16 OAK 16 at CIN 30 Final
Sun, Dec 16 DAL 0 at IND 23 Final
Sun, Dec 16 WAS 16 at JAC 13 Final
Sun, Dec 16 MIA 17 at MIN 41 Final
Sun, Dec 16 TEN 17 at NYG 0 Final
Sun, Dec 16 SEA 23 at SF 26 Final
Sun, Dec 16 NE 10 at PIT 17 Final
Sun, Dec 16 PHI 30 at LAR 23 Final
Mon, Dec 17 NO at CAR 8:15 p.m.
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