1977 Philadelphia Eagles season

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1977 Philadelphia Eagles season
Head coach Dick Vermeil
Owner Leonard Tose
Home field Veterans Stadium
Results
Record 5–9
Division place 4th NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1976 1978 >

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]

The 1977 NFL Draft

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 [2] = 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

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1977 Philadelphia Eagles
  2. ^ Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.