1977 Seattle Seahawks season

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1977 Seattle Seahawks season
Head coach Jack Patera
Home field Kingdome
Results
Record 5–9
Division place 4th AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1977 Seattle Seahawks season was the team's second season with the National Football League. The 1977 season was the team's first in the AFC West.

1977 NFL Draft[edit]

1977 Seahawks Draft Selections
Round/Pick Player Position College
1/14 Steve August Offensive Tackle Tulsa
2/30 Tom Lynch Offensive Guard Boston College
2/41 Terry Beeson Linebacker Kansas
2/51 Peter Cronan Linebacker Boston College
3/58 Dennis Boyd Defensive End Oregon State
4/87 John Yarno Center Idaho
4/111 Larry Seivers Wide Receiver Tennessee
6/142 Tony Benjamin Running Back Duke
7/169 David Sims Running Back Georgia Tech
9/225 George Adzick Defensive Back Minnesota
10/254 Sam Adkins Quarterback Wichita State
11/281 Bill Westbeld Offensive Tackle Dayton
12/329 I. V. Wilson Defensive Tackle Tulsa
Supp Al Hunter Running Back Notre Dame

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1977 Seattle Seahawks staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches


Strength and conditioning

  • Head Trainer – Bruce Scott
  • Assistant Trainer – Jim Whitesel

Final roster[edit]

1977 Seattle Seahawks final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
53 Active, 0 Inactive, 0 Practice squad

[1]

  • Starters in bold.

Schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game Site Attendance TV Recap
Final score Team record
1 August 7 1:00pm PDT at San Francisco 49ers W 34-24 1–0 Candlestick Park 38,024 KIRO [A] Recap
2 August 13 6:00pm PDT Dallas Cowboys W 23-17 OT 2–0 Kingdome 58,789 KIRO [A] Recap
3 August 18 7:00pm PDT Oakland Raiders W 12-10 3–0 Kingdome 62,187 KIRO [A] Recap
4 August 27 6:00pm PDT Detroit Lions L 14-16 3–1 Kingdome 56,345 KIRO [A] Recap
5 September 2 7:00pm PDT Denver Broncos L 10-27 3–2 Kingdome 54,916 KIRO [A] Recap
6 September 11 1:00pm PDT at San Diego Chargers L 20-38 3–3 San Diego Stadium 27,505 KIRO Recap
Source: Seahawks Media Guides [2] [3]
  1. ^ a b c d e Tape delay.

Regular season[edit]

In its second year, Seattle played all of the teams in the AFC as a member of the AFC West.

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game Site Attendance TV Recap
Final score Team record
1 September 18 1:00pm PDT Baltimore Colts L 14–29 0–1 Kingdome 58,991 NBC Recap
2 September 25 10:00am PDT at Cincinnati Bengals L 20–42 0–2 Riverfront Stadium 45,579 NBC Recap
3 October 2 1:00pm PDT Denver Broncos L 13–24 0–3 Kingdome 53,108 NBC Recap
4 October 9 10:00am PDT at New England Patriots L 0–31 0–4 Schaefer Stadium 45,927 NBC Recap
5 October 16 1:00pm PDT Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 30–23 1–4 Kingdome 54,783 CBS Recap
6 October 23 10:00am PDT at Miami Dolphins L 13–31 1–5 Orange Bowl 29,855 NBC Recap
7 October 30 1:00pm PST Buffalo Bills W 56–17 2–5 Kingdome 61,180 NBC Recap
8 November 6 1:00pm PST at Oakland Raiders L 7–44 2–6 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 50,929 NBC Recap
9 November 13 10:00am PST at New York Jets W 17–0 3–6 Shea Stadium 42,923 NBC Recap
10 November 20 1:00pm PST Houston Oilers L 10–22 3–7 Kingdome 61,519 NBC Recap
11 November 27 1:00pm PST San Diego Chargers L 28–30 3–8 Kingdome 58,994 NBC Recap
12 December 4 10:00am PST at Pittsburgh Steelers L 20–30 3–9 Three Rivers Stadium 45,429 NBC Recap
13 December 11 11:05am PST at Kansas City Chiefs W 34–31 4–9 Arrowhead Stadium 22,262 NBC Recap
14 December 18 1:00pm PST Cleveland Browns W 20–19 5–9 Kingdome 61,583 NBC Recap
Bold indicates division opponents.
Source: 1977 NFL season results [4]

Standings[edit]

AFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Denver Broncos(1) 12 2 0 .857 6–1 11–1 274 148 L1
Oakland Raiders(4) 11 3 0 .786 5–2 10–2 351 230 W2
San Diego Chargers 7 7 0 .500 3–4 6–6 222 205 L2
Seattle Seahawks 5 9 0 .357 1–3 4–9 282 373 W2
Kansas City Chiefs 2 12 0 .143 1–6 1–11 225 349 L6

Game summaries[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Week P1: at San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Preseason Week One: Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 3 10 7 14 34
49ers 7 10 7 0 24

at Candlestick Park, San Francisco, California

  • Date: August 7
  • Game time: 1:01pm local
  • Game weather: partly cloudy, 68 °F (20 °C), wind variable
  • Game attendance: 38,024
  • Referee: Fred Silva
  • TV: KIRO
  • Gamebook

Week P2: vs. Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Preseason Week Two: Seattle Seahawks vs. Dallas Cowboys – Game summary
1 2 3 4 OT Total
Cowboys 3 0 14 0 0 17
Seahawks 0 3 7 7 6 23

at Kingdome, Seattle, Washington

  • Date: August 13
  • Game time: 6:06pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 58,789
  • Referee: Bob Frederic
  • TV: KIRO tape delay
  • Gamebook

Week P3: vs. Oakland Raiders[edit]

Preseason Week Three: Seattle Seahawks vs. Oakland Raiders – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 10 0 0 0 10
Seahawks 0 0 6 6 12

at Kingdome, Seattle, Washington

  • Date: August 18
  • Game time: 7:08pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 62,187
  • Referee: Jim Tunney
  • TV: KIRO tape delay
  • Gamebook

Week P4: vs. Detroit Lions[edit]

Preseason Week Four: Seattle Seahawks vs. Detroit Lions – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Lions 2 14 0 0 16
Seahawks 0 7 0 7 14

at Kingdome, Seattle, Washington

  • Date: August 27
  • Game time: 5:00pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 56,345
  • Referee: Fred Silva
  • TV: KIRO tape delay
  • Gamebook

Week P5: vs. Denver Broncos[edit]

Preseason Week Five: Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Broncos 10 0 10 7 27
Seahawks 0 3 0 7 10

at Kingdome, Seattle, Washington

Week P6: at San Diego Chargers[edit]

Preseason Week Six: Seattle Seahawks at San Diego Chargers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 6 0 14 0 20
Chargers 7 21 0 10 38

at San Diego Stadium, San Diego, California

  • Date: September 11
  • Game time: 1:00pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 72 °F (22 °C), wind W 10 miles per hour (16 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 60,825
  • Referee: Ben Dreith
  • TV: KIRO
  • Gamebook

Regular Season[edit]

Week 1: vs. Baltimore Colts[edit]

Week One: Seattle Seahawks vs. Baltimore Colts – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Colts 7 7 5 10 29
Seahawks 0 7 0 7 14

at Kingdome, Seattle, Washington

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
  • BAL – Safety, Doug Nettles blocked punt out of end zone, 13:37 (BAL 16–7)
  • BAL – Toni Linhart 38-yard field goal, 7:37 (BAL 19–7)
Fourth quarter
  • BAL – Toni Linhart 42-yard field goal, 14:53 (BAL 22–7)
  • SEA – Autry Beamon 17-yard blocked punt return (John Leypoldt kick), 9:32 (BAL 22–14)
  • BAL – Roger Carr 21-yard pass from Bert Jones (Toni Linhart kick), 5:50 (BAL 29–14)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Team – passrushtotalto
  • BAL – 220 – 206 – 426 – 1
  • SEA – 151 – 104 – 255 – 4

Week 2: at Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

Week Two: Seattle Seahawks at Cincinnati Bengals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 0 7 13 0 20
Bengals 21 7 0 14 42

at Riverfront Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Date: September 25
  • Game time: 1:00pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 71 °F (22 °C), 84% humidity, wind SW 7 miles per hour (11 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 45,579
  • Referee: Cal Lepore
  • TV announcers (NBC): Jack Buck and Paul Maguire
  • Gamebook
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
  • SEA – David Sims 2-yard run (John Leypoldt kick), 10:20 (CIN 28–14)
  • SEA – John Leypoldt 32-yard field goal, 7:18 (CIN 28–17)
  • SEA – John Leypoldt 42-yard field goal, 5:16 (CIN 28–20)
Fourth quarter
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Team – passrushtotalto
  • SEA – 172 – 110 – 282 – 3
  • CIN – 225 – 199 – 424 – 1

Week 3: vs. Denver Broncos[edit]

Week Three: Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Broncos 10 0 14 0 24
Seahawks 7 0 6 0 13

at Kingdome, Seattle, Washington

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • no scoring
Third quarter
  • DEN – Rob Lytle 47-yard pass from Craig Morton (Jim Turner kick), 12:09 (DEN 17–7)
  • SEA – Steve Largent 43-yard pass from David Sims (PAT failed), 4:57 (DEN 17–13)
  • DEN – Craig Morton 1-yard run (Jim Turner kick), 0:27 (DEN 24–13)
Fourth quarter
  • no scoring
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Team – passrushtotalto
  • DEN – 177 – 153 – 330 – 2
  • SEA – 191 – 81 – 272 – 3

Week 4: at New England Patriots[edit]

Week Four: Seattle Seahawks at New England Patriots – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 0 0 0 0 0
Patriots 7 7 17 0 31

at Schaefer Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • NE – Russ Francis 1-yard pass from Steve Grogan (John Smith kick), 0:07 (NE 14–0)
Third quarter
  • NE – Don Calhoun 18-yard run (John Smith kick), 9:37 (NE 21–0)
  • NE – John Smith 36-yard field goal, 2:48 (NE 24–0)
  • NE – Darryl Stingley 24-yard pass from Steve Grogan (John Smith kick), 0:28 (NE 31–0)
Fourth quarter
  • no scoring
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Team – passrushtotalto
  • SEA – 50 – 95 – 145 – 5
  • NE – 137 – 196 – 333 – 3

Week 5: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Week Five: Seattle Seahawks vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Buccaneers 6 7 3 7 23
Seahawks 7 10 0 13 30

at Kingdome, Seattle, Washington

Game information
First quarter
  • SEA – Steve Largent 8-yard pass from Steve Myer (John Leypoldt kick), 10:52 (SEA 7–0)
  • TB – Allan Leavitt 40-yard field goal, 4:24 (SEA 7–3)
  • TB – Allan Leavitt 37-yard field goal, 2:02 (SEA 7–6)
Second quarter
  • SEA – Steve Largent 4-yard pass from Steve Myer (John Leypoldt kick), 12:43 (SEA 14–6)
  • TB – Anthony Davis 1-yard run (Allan Leavitt kick), 0:47 (SEA 14–13)
  • SEA – John Leypoldt 43-yard field goal, 0:02 (SEA 17–13)
Third quarter
  • TB – Allan Leavitt 20-yard field goal, 9:53 (SEA 17–16)
Fourth quarter
  • SEA – Duke Fergerson 45-yard pass from Steve Myer (John Leypoldt kick), 10:42 (SEA 24–16)
  • TB – Morris Owens 67-yard pass from Gary Huff (Allan Leavitt kick), 10:17 (SEA 24–23)
  • SEA – Sherman Smith 44-yard pass from Steve Myer (PAT failed), 7:07 (SEA 30–23)
Top passers
  • TB – Gary Huff: 18/32, 217 yds, 1 TD, 4 INT
  • SEA – Steve Myer: 20/30, 252 yds, 4 TD, 2 INT
Top rushers
Top receivers
Team – passrushtotalto
  • TAM – 217 – 167 – 384 – 6
  • SEA – 241 – 134 – 375 – 2

Week 6: at Miami Dolphins[edit]

Week Six: Seattle Seahawks at Miami Dolphins – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 3 7 0 3 13
Dolphins 0 24 0 7 31

at Orange Bowl, Miami, Florida

  • Date: October 23
  • Game time: 1:00pm local
  • Game weather: cloudy, 76 °F (24 °C), 91% humidity, wind N 13 miles per hour (21 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 29,855
  • Referee: Gordon McCarter
  • TV announcers (NBC): Marv Albert and Mike Haffner
  • Gamebook
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • MIA – Nat Moore 12-yard pass from Bob Griese (Garo Yepremian kick), 13:43 (MIA 7–3)
  • MIA – Don Nottingham 1-yard run (Garo Yepremian kick), 6:07 (MIA 14–3)
  • SEA – Steve Largent 13-yard pass from Steve Myer (John Leypoldt kick), 3:06 (MIA 14–10)
  • MIA – Nat Moore 4-yard pass from Bob Griese (Garo Yepremian kick), 0:31 (MIA 21–10)
  • MIA – Garo Yepremian 29-yard field goal, 0:00 (MIA 24–10)
Third quarter
  • no scoring
Fourth quarter
  • SEA – John Leypoldt 41-yard field goal, 14:55 (MIA 24–13)
  • MIA – Don Nottingham 3-yard run (Garo Yepremian kick), 3:11 (MIA 31–13)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Team – passrushtotalto
  • SEA – 143 – 79 – 222 – 3
  • MIA – 86 – 136 – 222 – 1

Week 7: vs. Buffalo Bills[edit]

Week Seven: Seattle Seahawks vs. Buffalo Bills – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Bills 3 0 7 7 17
Seahawks 14 28 7 7 56

at Kingdome, Seattle, Washington

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • SEA – Steve Largent 48-yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick), 9:32 (SEA 21–3)
  • SEA – Jim Zorn 4-yard run (John Leypoldt kick), 8:14 (SEA 28–3)
  • SEA – Sherman Smith 13-yard run (John Leypoldt kick), 4:44 (SEA 35–3)
  • SEA – Don Testerman 10-yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick), 1:46 (SEA 42–3)
Third quarter
  • SEA – David Sims 17-yard run (John Leypoldt kick), 5:42 (SEA 49–3)
  • BUF – John Kimbrough 38-yard pass from Joe Ferguson (Carson Long kick), 1:34 (SEA 49–10)
Fourth quarter
  • SEA – Al Hunter 1-yard run (John Leypoldt kick), 7:51 (SEA 56–10)
  • BUF – Joe Ferguson 4-yard run (Carson Long kick), 3:42 (SEA 56–17)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
  • BUF – John Kimbrough: 4 rec, 81 yds, 1 TD
  • SEA – Steve Largent: 4 rec, 134 yds, 2 TD
Team – passrushtotalto
  • BUF – 221 – 115 – 336 – 3
  • SEA – 226 – 333 – 559 – 3

Week 8: at Oakland Raiders[edit]

Week Eight: Seattle Seahawks at Oakland Raiders – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 0 0 7 0 7
Raiders 3 24 10 7 44

at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland, California

  • Date: November 6
  • Game time: 1:00pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 68 °F (20 °C), 39% humidity, wind 23 miles per hour (37 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 50,929
  • Referee: Don Wedge
  • TV announcers (NBC): Stu Nahan and Mike Haffner
  • Gamebook
Game information
First quarter
  • OAK – Errol Mann 35-yard field goal, 7:43 (OAK 3–0)
Second quarter
  • OAK – Fred Biletnikoff 3-yard pass from Ken Stabler (Errol Mann kick), 13:37 (OAK 10–0)
  • OAK – Errol Mann 39-yard field goal, 7:25 (OAK 13–0)
  • OAK – Clarence Davis 2-yard run (Errol Mann kick), 6:57 (OAK 20–0)
  • OAK – Mike Siani 12-yard pass from Ken Stabler (Errol Mann kick), 0:52 (OAK 27–0)
Third quarter
  • OAK – Errol Mann 37-yard field goal, 10:05 (OAK 30–0)
  • OAK – Dave Casper 15-yard pass from Ken Stabler (Errol Mann kick), 9:05 (OAK 37–0)
  • SEA – Sherman Smith 16-yard run (John Leypoldt kick), 4:15 (OAK 37–7)
Fourth quarter
  • OAK – Terry Robiskie 1-yard run (Errol Mann kick), 7:31 (OAK 44–7)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
  • SEA – Sherman Smith: 3 rec, 18 yds
  • OAK – Mike Siani: 6 rec, 67 yds, 1 TD
Team – passrushtotalto
  • SEA – 51 – 126 – 177 – 4
  • OAK – 149 – 248 – 397 – 0

Week 9: at New York Jets[edit]

Week Nine: Seattle Seahawks at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 7 0 7 3 17
Jets 0 0 0 0 0

at Shea Stadium, New York, New York

  • Date: November 13
  • Game time: 1:02pm local
  • Game weather: partly cloudy, 41 °F (5 °C), 60% humidity, wind NW 18 miles per hour (29 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 42,923
  • Referee: Fred Wyant
  • TV announcers (NBC): Marv Albert and Jimmy Johnson
  • Gamebook
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • no scoring
Third quarter
  • SEA – David Sims 9-yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick), 6:01 (SEA 14–0)
Fourth quarter
  • SEA – John Leypoldt 33-yard field goal, 12:24 (SEA 17–0)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Team – passrushtotalto
  • SEA – 213 – 232 – 445 – 1
  • NYJ – 25 – 99 – 124 – 3

Week 10: vs. Houston Oilers[edit]

Week Ten: Seattle Seahawks vs. Houston Oilers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Oilers 0 10 3 9 22
Seahawks 0 3 0 7 10

at Kingdome, Seattle, Washington

Game information
First quarter
  • no scoring
Second quarter
Third quarter
  • HOU – Tom Dempsey 37-yard field goal, 3:46 (HOU 13–3)
Fourth quarter
  • HOU – Ronnie Coleman 1-yard run (Tom Dempsey kick), 14:12 (HOU 20–3)
  • SEA – Sherman Smith 2-yard run (John Leypoldt kick), 7:17 (HOU 20–10)
  • HOU – Safety, Steve Myer tackled in end zone, 0:11 (HOU 22–10)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Team – passrushtotalto
  • HOU – 237 – 195 – 432 – 3
  • SEA – 27 – 102 – 129 – 4

Week 11: vs. San Diego Chargers[edit]

Week Eleven: Seattle Seahawks vs. San Diego Chargers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Chargers 10 3 3 14 30
Seahawks 0 14 7 7 28

at Kingdome, Seattle, Washington

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • SD – Rolf Benirschke 26-yard field goal, 12:19 (SD 13–0)
  • SEA – Don Testerman 5-yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick), 6:41 (SD 13–7)
  • SEA – Steve Largent 10-yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick), 0:50 (SEA 14–13)
Third quarter
  • SEA – Steve Largent 31-yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick), 13:19 (SEA 21–13)
  • SD – Rolf Benirschke 39-yard field goal, 7:48 (SD 21–16)
Fourth quarter
  • SD – Charlie Joiner 17-yard pass from Dan Fouts (Rolf Benirschke kick), 13:50 (SD 23–21)
  • SD – Fred Dean 22-yard interception return (Rolf Benirschke kick), 12:15 (SD 30–21)
  • SEA – David Sims 16-yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick), 7:00 (SD 30–28)
Top passers
  • SD – Dan Fouts: 19/26, 199 yds, 1 TD, 1 INT
  • SEA – Jim Zorn: 16/26, 291 yds, 4 TD, 2 INT
Top rushers
Top receivers
Team – passrushtotalto
  • SD – 192 – 131 – 323 – 1
  • SEA – 281 – 109 – 390 – 3

Week 12: at Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

Week Twelve: Seattle Seahawks at Pittsburgh Steelers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 0 3 10 7 20
Steelers 7 6 0 17 30

at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Date: December 4
  • Game time: 1:02pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 34 °F (1 °C), 62% humidity, wind NW 6 miles per hour (9.7 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 45,429
  • Referee: Cal Lepore
  • TV announcers (NBC): Sam Nover and Mike Haffner
  • Gamebook
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • SEA – John Leypoldt 20-yard field goal, 13:10 (PIT 7–3)
  • PIT – Roy Gerela 22-yard field goal, 7:32 (PIT 10–3)
  • PIT – Roy Gerela 28-yard field goal, 3:59 (PIT 13–3)
Third quarter
  • SEA – Sam McCullum 65-yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick), 11:09 (PIT 13–10)
  • SEA – John Leypoldt 27-yard field goal, 9:02 (Tied 13–13)
Fourth quarter
  • PIT – Roy Gerela 43-yard field goal, 14:52 (PIT 16–13)
  • PIT – Lynn Swann 22-yard pass from Terry Bradshaw (Roy Gerela kick), 12:18 (PIT 23–13)
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 3-yard run (Roy Gerela kick), 8:16 (PIT 30–13)
  • SEA – Steve Largent 30-yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick), 1:26 (PIT 30–20)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Team – passrushtotalto
  • SEA – 210 – 166 – 376 – 4
  • PIT – 157 – 236 – 393 – 2

Week 13: at Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Week Thirteen: Seattle Seahawks at Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 14 20 0 0 34
Chiefs 21 0 3 7 31

at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

  • Date: December 11
  • Game time: 1:05pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 40 °F (4 °C), 64% humidity, wind SW 11 miles per hour (18 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 22,262
  • Referee: Fred Silva
  • TV announcers (NBC): Jay Randolph and Andy Russell
  • Gamebook
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • SEA – Don Testerman 5-yard run (PAT failed), 11:34 (KC 21–20)
  • SEA – Sherman Smith 35-yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick), 9:27 (SEA 27–21)
  • SEA – Dave Brown 27-yard interception return (John Leypoldt kick), 1:12 (SEA 34–21)
Third quarter
  • KC – Jan Stenerud 23-yard field goal, 10:13 (SEA 34–24)
Fourth quarter
  • KC – Mark Bailey 1-yard run (Jan Stenerud kick), 12:26 (SEA 34–31)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
  • SEA – Sherman Smith: 3 rec, 63 yds, 1 TD
  • KC – Larry Brunson: 3 rec, 95 yds
Team – passrushtotalto
  • SEA – 133 – 209 – 342 – 5
  • KC – 189 – 145 – 334 – 5

Week 14: vs. Cleveland Browns[edit]

Week Fourteen: Seattle Seahawks vs. Cleveland Browns – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Browns 6 10 0 3 19
Seahawks 0 7 0 13 20

at Kingdome, Seattle, Washington

  • Date: December 18
  • Game time: 1:02pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 61,583
  • Referee: Jim Tunney
  • TV announcers (NBC): Sam Nover and Floyd Little
  • Gamebook
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • CLE – Greg Pruitt 5-yard run (Don Cockroft kick), 14:14 (CLE 13–0)
  • SEA – Sherman Smith 20-yard run (John Leypoldt kick), 8:45 (CLE 13–7)
  • CLE – Don Cockroft 24-yard field goal, 0:36 (CLE 16–7)
Third quarter
  • no scoring
Fourth quarter
  • SEA – David Sims 5-yard run (John Leypoldt kick), 14:03 (CLE 16–14)
  • CLE – Don Cockroft 33-yard field goal, 1:51 (CLE 19–14)
  • SEA – Steve Largent 15-yard pass from Jim Zorn (PAT failed), 0:52 (SEA 20–19)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Team – passrushtotalto
  • CLE – 101 – 259 – 360 – 5
  • SEA – 132 – 191 – 323 – 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com
  2. ^ 1977 Seahawks Media Guide, accessed February 14, 2015.
  3. ^ 1978 Seahawks Media Guide, accessed February 14, 2015.
  4. ^ 1977 NFL season results, NFL.com, accessed February 14, 2015.

External links[edit]