1977 Green Bay Packers Season
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1977 Green Bay Packers Season
1977 Green Bay Packers season
Head coachBart Starr
Home fieldLambeau Field
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record4-10
Division place4th NFC Central
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The 1977 Green Bay Packers season was their 59th season overall and their 57th season in the National Football League. The team finished with a 4-10 record under coach Bart Starr, earning them a fourth-place finish in the NFC Central division. The Packers struggled with injuries and continued to be among the worst teams in the NFL, posting a horrendous 4-10 record. During the season, quarterbacks Lynn Dickey and David Whitehurst combined to throw 21 interceptions while just connecting on six touchdown passes. They only scored 134 points, second-worst in the league to the 2-12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (103).

Offseason

NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School
1 9 Mike Butler Defensive end Kansas
1 28 Ezra Johnson Defensive end Morris Brown
2 39 Greg Koch Offensive Tackle Arkansas
3 74 Rick Scribner Guard Idaho State
5 122 Nate Simpson Running back Tennessee State
6 149 Tim Moresco Defensive back Syracuse
7 172 Derrel Gofourth Center Oklahoma State
7 176 Rell Tipton Guard Baylor
8 206 David Whitehurst Quarterback Furman
9 233 Joel Mullins Tackle Arkansas State
10 260 Jim Culbreath Running back Oklahoma
11 290 Terry Randolph Defensive back American International
  • Yellow indicates a future Pro Bowl selection

Roster

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
1 September 18, 1977 at New Orleans Saints W 24-20 Louisiana Superdome
56,250
2 September 25, 1977 Houston Oilers L 16-10 Lambeau Field
55,071
3 October 2, 1977 at Minnesota Vikings L 19-7 Metropolitan Stadium
47,143
4 October 9, 1977 Cincinnati Bengals L 17-7 Milwaukee County Stadium
53,653
5 October 16, 1977 at Detroit Lions L 10-6 Pontiac Silverdome
78,452
6 October 23, 1977 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 13-0 Tampa Stadium
47,635
7 October 30, 1977 Chicago Bears L 26-0 Lambeau Field
56,002
8 November 6, 1977 at Kansas City Chiefs L 20-10 Arrowhead Stadium
62,687
9 November 13, 1977 Los Angeles Rams L 24-6 Milwaukee County Stadium
52,948
10 November 21, 1977 at Washington Redskins L 10-9 RFK Stadium
51,498
11 November 27, 1977 Minnesota Vikings L 13-6 Lambeau Field
56,267
12 December 4, 1977 Detroit Lions W 10-9 Lambeau Field
56,267
13 December 11, 1977 at Chicago Bears L 21-10 Soldier Field
33,557
14 December 18, 1977 San Francisco 49ers W 16-14 Milwaukee County Stadium
44,902

Season summary

Week 3: at Minnesota Vikings

Standings

NFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Minnesota Vikings(3) 9 5 0 .643 6-1 8-4 231 227 W1
Chicago Bears(4) 9 5 0 .643 6-1 8-4 255 253 W6
Detroit Lions 6 8 0 .429 2-5 4-8 183 252 L1
Green Bay Packers 4 10 0 .286 2-5 4-7 134 219 W1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2 12 0 .143 0-4 2-11 103 223 W2

Awards and records

References



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