1977 New England Patriots season

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1977 New England Patriots season
Head coach Chuck Fairbanks
General manager Chuck Fairbanks
Owner Billy Sullivan
Home field Schaeffer Stadium
Results
Record 9–5
Division place 3rd AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers TE Russ Francis
CB Mike Haynes
AP All-Pros G John Hannah (2nd team)
CB Mike Haynes (2nd team)
Timeline
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< 1976 1978 >

The 1977 New England Patriots season was the team's 18th, and 8th in the National Football League. The Patriots finished the year with a record of nine wins and five losses, and finished tied for third in the AFC East division.

Staff[edit]

New England Patriots 1977 staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

  • Special Teams/Offensive Backfield – Tom Yewcic

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 18, 1977 Kansas City Chiefs W 21–17
58,185
2 September 26, 1977 at Cleveland Browns L 30–27
76,418
3 October 2, 1977 at New York Jets L 30–27
38,227
4 October 9, 1977 Seattle Seahawks W 31–0
45,927
5 October 16, 1977 at San Diego Chargers W 24–20
50,327
6 October 23, 1977 Baltimore Colts W 17–3
60,958
7 October 30, 1977 New York Jets W 24–13
61,042
8 November 6, 1977 Buffalo Bills L 24–14
60,263
9 November 13, 1977 at Miami Dolphins L 17–5
67,502
10 November 20, 1977 at Buffalo Bills W 20–7
27,598
11 November 27, 1977 Philadelphia Eagles W 14–6
57,893
12 December 4, 1977 at Atlanta Falcons W 16–10
57,911
13 December 11, 1977 Miami Dolphins W 14–10
61,064
14 December 18, 1977 at Baltimore Colts L 30–24
42,250

Standings[edit]

AFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Baltimore Colts(2) 10 4 0 .714 6–2 9–3 295 221
Miami Dolphins 10 4 0 .714 6–2 8–4 313 197
New England Patriots 9 5 0 .643 4–4 7–5 278 217
Buffalo Bills 3 11 0 .214 2–6 2–10 160 313
New York Jets 3 11 0 .214 2–6 2–10 191 300

See also[edit]