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
Timeline
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< 1976 1978 >

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: NBC
  • 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

  • Date: October 9
  • Game time: 1:00pm local
  • Game weather: rain, 63 °F (17 °C), 97% humidity, wind SE 18 miles per hour (29 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 45,927
  • Referee: Bernie Ulman
  • TV: NBC
  • Gamebook
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: NBC
  • 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: NBC
  • 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: NBC
  • 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: NBC
  • 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: NBC
  • 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

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]