1977 Denver Broncos Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 12-2
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Super Bowl
Coach: Red Miller (12-2)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1977 Denver Broncos Roster
1977 Denver Broncos Results

The Denver Broncos of the National Football League ended the 1977 season with a record of 12 wins and 2 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

The Broncos chalked up 274 points, and the solid defense conceded 148. Otis Armstrong ran for a team-best 489 yards for Denver, while Rob Lytle and Lonnie Perrin additionally aided the ground game.

Craig Morton threw for 1,929 yards. Riley Odoms paced the receiving corps, hauling in 37 passes, while Haven Moses accumulated 539 receiving yards. Jack Dolbin provided receiving help, too.

Bill Thompson intercepted 5 errant tosses from the opposition.

Red Miller coached the team. The 1977 Denver Broncos lost in the Super Bowl.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Craig Morton25413151.619297.6145.583.1814333882.0
Craig Penrose392153.82175.600.0410.33554930.6
Norris Weese201155.01196.015.000.03121589.4
Totals31316352.122657.2154.8123.881 50402


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Otis Armstrong1304893.835 4
Lonnie Perrin1104564.162 3
Rob Lytle1044083.921 1
Jon Keyworth833113.716 1
Jim Jensen401433.612 1
Craig Morton311254.015 4
Norris Weese11565.121 1
Craig Penrose4246.017 0
Rick Upchurch11919.019 1
Jack Dolbin2126.014 0
Jim Kiick111.00
Bucky Dilts100.00
Haven Moses5-1-0.20
Totals52320433.962 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Riley Odoms3742911.633 3
Haven Moses2753920.035 4
Jack Dolbin2644317.081 3
Otis Armstrong181287.120 0
Rob Lytle1719811.647 1
Rick Upchurch1224520.445 2
Jon Keyworth11484.414 0
Lonnie Perrin610617.741 1
Jim Jensen46315.834 0
Ron Egloff22713.520 0
Jim Kiick2147.011 0
Jim Turner12525.025 1
Totals163226513.981 15


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jim Turner343191.2191368.470


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bucky Dilts90352539.263
Norris Weese13838.038

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rick Upchurch5165312.887 1
Chris Pane6488.014 0
John Schultz11111.011 0
Totals5871212.387 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rick Upchurch2045622.852 0
John Schultz613522.533 0
Lonnie Perrin37224.032 0
Chris Pane11616.016 0
Jon Keyworth11515.015 0
Glenn Hyde11515.015 0
John Grant188.00
Rob Nairne111.00
Totals3471821.152 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bill Thompson512224.438 0
Tom Jackson49523.873 1
Louis Wright312842.759 1
Randy Gradishar35618.728 0
Joe Rizzo34916.338 0
Steve Foley3227.322 0
Bernard Jackson11313.013 0
Paul Smith166.00
Larry Evans100.00
Bob Swenson100.00
Totals2549119.673 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Jim Turner11331076
Craig Morton400024
Rick Upchurch121000024
Haven Moses0400024
Otis Armstrong4000024
Lonnie Perrin31000024
Jack Dolbin0300018
Riley Odoms300018
Rob Lytle1100012
Jim Jensen100006
Tom Jackson10006
Louis Wright10006
Norris Weese10006
Jon Keyworth1000006