1977 Washington Redskins season

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1977 Washington Redskins season
Head coach George Allen
Home field RFK Stadium
Results
Record 9–5
Division place 2nd NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1976 1978 >

The 1977 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 10–4 record from 1976.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1977 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
4 97 Duncan McColl Defensive End Stanford
7 190 Reggie Haynes Tight End UNLV
9 246 Mike Northington Running Back Purdue
10 273 James Sykes Running Back Rice
11 300 Don Harris Defensive Back Rutgers
12 327 Curtis Kirkland Defensive End Missouri

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Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 18, 1977 at New York Giants L 20–17
76,086
2 September 25, 1977 Atlanta Falcons W 10–6
55,031
3 October 2, 1977 St. Louis Cardinals W 24–14
55,031
4 October 9, 1977 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 10–0
58,571
5 October 16, 1977 at Dallas Cowboys L 34–16
62,115
6 October 23, 1977 New York Giants L 17–6
53,903
7 October 30, 1977 Philadelphia Eagles W 23–17
55,031
8 November 7, 1977 at Baltimore Colts L 10–3
57,740
9 November 13, 1977 at Philadelphia Eagles W 17–14
60,702
10 November 21, 1977 Green Bay Packers W 10–9
51,498
11 November 27, 1977 Dallas Cowboys L 14–7
55,031
12 December 4, 1977 at Buffalo Bills W 10–0
22,975
13 December 10, 1977 at St. Louis Cardinals W 26–20
36,067
14 December 17, 1977 Los Angeles Rams W 17–14
54,208

Game summaries[edit]

Week 14[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 0 0 0 14 14
• Redskins 14 0 3 0 17

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Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Dallas Cowboys(1) 12 2 0 .857 7–1 11–1 345 212 W4
Washington Redskins 9 5 0 .643 4–4 8–4 196 189 W3
St. Louis Cardinals 7 7 0 .500 4–4 7–5 272 287 L4
Philadelphia Eagles 5 9 0 .357 2–6 4–8 220 207 W2
New York Giants 5 9 0 .357 3–5 5–7 181 265 L2

Roster[edit]

Awards, records, and honors[edit]

References[edit]