1977 Philadelphia Eagles season

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1977 Philadelphia Eagles season
Head coachDick Vermeil
General managerJim Murray
OwnerLeonard Tose
Home fieldVeterans Stadium
Results
Record5–9
Division place4th NFC East
Playoff finishdid not qualify
Pro BowlersLB Bill Bergey
Eagles wide receiver Harold Carmichael scoring a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints in 1977

The 1977 Philadelphia Eagles season was their 45th in the league. The team improved upon their previous output of 4–10, winning five games.[1] Despite the improvement, the team failed to qualify for the playoffs for the seventeenth consecutive season.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Player Selections[edit]

The table shows the Eagles selections and what picks they had that were traded away and the team that ended up with that pick. It is possible the Eagles' pick ended up with this team via another team that the Eagles made a trade with. Not shown are acquired picks that the Eagles traded away.

= Pro Bowler[note 1] = Hall of Famer
Round Pick Player Position School
1 8 Pick Traded to Cincinnati Bengals
2 35 Pick Traded to Oakland Raiders
3 62 Pick Traded to Dallas Cowboys
4 92 Pick Traded to Kansas City Chiefs
5 119 Skip Sharp Defensive back Kansas
6 145 Kevin Russell Defensive back Tennessee State
6 154 Wilbert Montgomery Running back Abilene Christian
6 158 Mark Mitchell Defensive back Tulane
7 175 Charlie Johnson Defensive tackle Colorado
8 202 Cleveland Franklin Running back Baylor
9 229 T.J. Humphreys Guard Arkansas State
10 259 John Mastronardo Wide receiver Villanova
11 283 Rocco Moore Tackle Western Michigan
11 286 Mike Cordova Quarterback Stanford
12 313 Pick Traded to New York Jets

Roster[edit]

1977 Philadelphia Eagles roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists

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Rookies in italics

Pre-Season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 18, 1977 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 13–3
63,132
2 September 25, 1977 at Los Angeles Rams L 20–0
46,031
3 October 2, 1977 at Detroit Lions L 17–13
57,236
4 October 9, 1977 at New York Giants W 28–10
48,824
5 October 16, 1977 St. Louis Cardinals L 21–17
60,535
6 October 23, 1977 Dallas Cowboys L 16–10
65,507
7 October 30, 1977 at Washington Redskins L 23–17
55,031
8 November 6, 1977 New Orleans Saints W 28–7
53,482
9 November 13, 1977 Washington Redskins L 17–14
60,702
10 November 20, 1977 at St. Louis Cardinals L 21–16
48,768
11 November 27, 1977 at New England Patriots L 14–6
57,893
12 December 4, 1977 at Dallas Cowboys L 24–14
60,289
13 December 11, 1977 New York Giants W 17–14
47,731
14 December 18, 1977 New York Jets W 27–0
19,241

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

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.

References[edit]