1977 New England Patriots season

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1977 New England Patriots season
Head coachChuck Fairbanks
General managerChuck Fairbanks
OwnerBilly Sullivan
Home fieldSchaefer Stadium
Results
Record9–5
Division place3rd AFC East
Playoff finishdid not qualify
Pro BowlersTE Russ Francis
CB Mike Haynes
AP All-ProsG John Hannah (2nd team)
CB Mike Haynes (2nd team)

The 1977 New England Patriots season was the franchise's 8th season in the National Football League and 18th overall. The Patriots ended the season with a record of nine wins and five losses, and finished third in the AFC East Division.

Staff[edit]

New England Patriots 1977 staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

 

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Roster[edit]

1977 New England Patriots 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

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 18, 1977 Kansas City Chiefs W 21–17
58,185
2 September 26, 1977 at Cleveland Browns L 27-30
76,418
3 October 2, 1977 at New York Jets L 27-30
38,227
4 October 9, 1977 Seattle Seahawks W 31–0
45,927
5 October 16, 1977 at San Diego Chargers W 24–20
50,327
6 October 23, 1977 Baltimore Colts W 17–3
60,958
7 October 30, 1977 New York Jets W 24–13
61,042
8 November 6, 1977 Buffalo Bills L 14-24
60,263
9 November 13, 1977 at Miami Dolphins L 5-17
67,502
10 November 20, 1977 at Buffalo Bills W 20–7
27,598
11 November 27, 1977 Philadelphia Eagles W 14–6
57,893
12 December 4, 1977 at Atlanta Falcons W 16–10
57,911
13 December 11, 1977 Miami Dolphins W 14–10
61,064
14 December 18, 1977 at Baltimore Colts L 24-30
42,250

Standings[edit]

AFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Baltimore Colts(2) 10 4 0 .714 6–2 9–3 295 221 W1
Miami Dolphins 10 4 0 .714 6–2 8–4 313 197 W1
New England Patriots 9 5 0 .643 4–4 7–5 278 217 L1
New York Jets 3 11 0 .214 2–6 2–10 191 300 L2
Buffalo Bills 3 11 0 .214 2–6 2–10 160 313 L1

See also[edit]