1977 Atlanta Falcons Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 7-7
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Leeman Bennett (7-7)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
1977 Atlanta Falcons Roster
The Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League ended the 1977 season with a record of 7 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference.
The defense proved to be a force, as the Falcons gave up 129 points, the lowest total in the circuit. Atlanta labored to change the scoreboard with just 179 points. Haskel Stanback ran for a team-best 873 yards.
Scott Hunter threw for 898 yards, and Steve Bartkowski played quarterback also. Alfred Jenkins hauled in 39 passes for 677 yards. Haskel Stanback provided receiving help as well.
The larcenous defense pounced on 48 turnovers. Rolland Lawrence snatched 7 errant tosses from the opposition.
Leeman Bennett coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 179
Regular Season Points Against: 129
|September 18, 1977||Los Angeles Rams 6 at Atlanta Falcons 17||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 25, 1977||Atlanta Falcons 6 at Washington Redskins 10||L||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0|
|October 2, 1977||New York Giants 3 at Atlanta Falcons 17||W||2-0-0||0-1-0||2-1-0|
|October 9, 1977||Atlanta Falcons 7 at San Francisco 49ers 0||W||2-0-0||1-1-0||3-1-0|
|October 16, 1977||Atlanta Falcons 0 at Buffalo Bills 3||L||2-0-0||1-2-0||3-2-0|
|October 23, 1977||Atlanta Falcons 16 at Chicago Bears 10||W||2-0-0||2-2-0||4-2-0|
|October 30, 1977||Minnesota Vikings 14 at Atlanta Falcons 7||L||2-1-0||2-2-0||4-3-0|
|November 6, 1977||San Francisco 49ers 10 at Atlanta Falcons 3||L||2-2-0||2-2-0||4-4-0|
|November 13, 1977||Detroit Lions 6 at Atlanta Falcons 17||W||3-2-0||2-2-0||5-4-0|
|November 20, 1977||Atlanta Falcons 20 at New Orleans Saints 21||L||3-2-0||2-3-0||5-5-0|
|November 27, 1977||Atlanta Falcons 17 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 0||W||3-2-0||3-3-0||6-5-0|
|December 4, 1977||New England Patriots 16 at Atlanta Falcons 10||L||3-3-0||3-3-0||6-6-0|
|December 11, 1977||Atlanta Falcons 7 at Los Angeles Rams 23||L||3-3-0||3-4-0||6-7-0|
|December 18, 1977||New Orleans Saints 7 at Atlanta Falcons 35||W||4-3-0||3-4-0||7-7-0|