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1977 Philadelphia Eagles

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5-9-0, Finished 4th in NFC East Division  · 1977 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.6, Offense: -2.5, Defense: 1.9, SoS: -1.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 220 points (15.7/g), 19th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 207 points (14.8/g), 7th.
 Differential of 13 points (0.9/g), 12th.  Expected W-L: 7.5-6.5.

Coach: Dick Vermeil (5-9-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Marion Campbell

Stadium: Veterans Stadium
 Training Camp: Widener University (Chester, Pennsylvania)

Team Info

Principal Owner Leonard Tose
General Manager Jim Murray
Offensive Scheme Air Coryell
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 220 3578 880 4.1 38 17 13 211 167 349 1856 18 21 4.7 100 484 1722 10 3.6 98
Team Defense 207 3793 926 4.1 34 13 15 216 183 358 1876 14 21 4.6 106 521 1917 10 3.7 95
Lg Rank Offense 19 23 18 20 23 14 20 6 13 22 20 24 18 23
Lg Rank Defense 7 10 14 16 9 17 8 12 11 6 13 15 9 12

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 18 boxscore W 1-0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13 3 15 281 137 144 5 8 118 26 92 1
2 Sun September 25 boxscore L 1-1 @ Los Angeles Rams 0 20 6 112 81 31 4 21 356 136 220 2
3 Sun October 2 boxscore L 1-2 @ Detroit Lions 13 17 19 330 193 137 3 18 235 95 140 1
4 Sun October 9 boxscore W 2-2 @ New York Giants 28 10 14 326 147 179 4 15 259 165 94 4
5 Sun October 16 boxscore L 2-3 St. Louis Cardinals 17 21 14 354 258 96 4 16 337 209 128 1
6 Sun October 23 boxscore L 2-4 Dallas Cowboys 10 16 15 186 72 114 3 17 288 139 149
7 Sun October 30 boxscore L 2-5 @ Washington Redskins 17 23 16 281 150 131 4 19 312 194 118 1
8 Sun November 6 boxscore W 3-5 New Orleans Saints 28 7 21 295 150 145 1 9 166 88 78 5
9 Sun November 13 boxscore L 3-6 Washington Redskins 14 17 15 284 72 212 18 272 132 140 4
10 Sun November 20 boxscore L 3-7 @ St. Louis Cardinals 16 21 19 276 175 101 2 19 368 226 142 2
11 Sun November 27 boxscore L 3-8 @ New England Patriots 6 14 17 217 139 78 3 11 282 173 109 3
12 Sun December 4 boxscore L 3-9 @ Dallas Cowboys 14 24 14 243 171 72 2 19 432 164 268 4
13 Sun December 11 boxscore W 4-9 New York Giants 17 14 10 108 -13 121 1 15 218 65 153 2
14 Sun December 18 boxscore W 5-9 New York Jets 27 0 16 285 124 161 2 11 150 64 86 4

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
7 Ron Jaworski 26 QB 14 14 5-9-0 166 346 48.0 2183 18 5.2 21 6.1 55 6.3 4.6 13.2 155.9 60.4 47 342 4.68 3.20 12.0 1 1
18 Roman Gabriel 37 13 0 1 3 33.3 15 0 0.0 0 0.0 15 5.0 5.0 15.0 1.2 50.7 0 0 5.00 5.00 0.0
Team Total 26.9 14 5-9-0 167 349 47.9 2198 18 5.2 21 6.0 55 6.3 4.6 13.2 157.0 60.3 47 342 4.69 3.21 11.9 1 1
Opp Total 14 183 358 51.1 2192 14 3.9 21 5.9 6.1 4.27 12.0 156.6 58.8 47 316 4.6 3.0 11.6

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
35 Mike Hogan 23 FB 12 12 155 546 0 19 3.5 45.5 12.9 19 118 6.2 1 51 1.6 9.8 664 1 6
25 Tom Sullivan 27 RB 14 13 125 363 0 14 2.9 25.9 8.9 26 223 8.6 2 30 1.9 15.9 586 2 2
34 James Betterson 23 rb 14 2 62 233 1 17 3.8 16.6 4.4 4 41 10.3 0 15 0.3 2.9 274 1 2
32 Herb Lusk 24 11 0 52 229 2 70 4.4 20.8 4.7 5 102 20.4 1 36 0.5 9.3 331 3 1
31 Wilbert Montgomery 23 KR 14 1 45 183 2 27 4.1 13.1 3.2 3 18 6.0 0 8 0.2 1.3 201 2 4
7 Ron Jaworski 26 QB 14 14 40 127 5 44 3.2 9.1 2.9 127 5 6
85 Charlie Smith 27 WR 14 14 2 13 0 8 6.5 0.9 0.1 33 464 14.1 4 32 2.4 33.1 477 4 1
89 Wally Henry 23 10 0 1 -2 0 -2 -2.0 -0.2 0.1 2 16 8.0 0 14 0.2 1.6 14 0 0
30 Cleveland Franklin 22 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0 0
55 Frank LeMaster 25 RILB 14 14 1 30 0 30 30.0 2.1 0.1 30 0 0
17 Harold Carmichael 28 WR 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 46 665 14.5 7 50 3.3 47.5 665 7 0
84 Keith Krepfle 25 TE 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 27 530 19.6 3 55 1.9 37.9 530 3 1
86 Richard Osborne 24 te 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 6 6.0 0 6 0.1 0.4 6 0 0
83 Vince Papale 31 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 15 15.0 0 15 0.1 1.1 15 0 0
Team Total 26.9 14 484 1722 10 70 3.6 123.0 34.6 167 2198 13.2 18 55 11.9 157.0 3920 28 31
Opp Total 14 521 1917 10 3.7 136.9 37.2 183 1876 10.3 14 13.1 134.0 3793 24 24

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
22 Larry Marshall 27 PR 14 0 46 489 0 48 10.6 20 455 0 44 22.8 944
31 Wilbert Montgomery 23 KR 14 1 23 619 1 99 26.9 820
89 Wally Henry 23 10 0 2 25 0 22 12.5 39
48 Mark Mitchell 23 14 0 2 4 0 4 2.0 4
34 James Betterson 23 rb 14 2 1 13 0 13 13.0 287
32 Herb Lusk 24 11 0 1 23 0 23 23.0 354
Team Total 26.9 14 50 518 0 48 10.4 45 1110 1 99 24.7 5548
Opp Total 14 45 244 0 5.4 46 940 0 20.4

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
6 Spike Jones 30 P 14 0 93 3463 68 2 37.2
16 Horst Muhlmann 37 K 9 0 1 1 5 1 2 1 8 3 37.5% 19 17 89.5%
1 Nick Mike-Mayer 27 k 3 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 100.0% 7 7 100.0%
10 Ove Johansson 29 k 2 0 1 3 1 4 1 25.0% 3 1 33.3%
Team Total 26.9 14 1 2 2 9 3 3 2 15 7 46.7% 29 25 86.2% 93 3463 68 2 37.2
Opp Total 14 26 11 42.3% 25 24 96.0% 91 3522 38.7

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
46 Herman Edwards 23 RCB 14 14 6 9 0 6 0 0 1 2 0 0
7 Ron Jaworski 26 QB 14 14 0 6 3 -4 0
35 Mike Hogan 23 FB 12 12 0 6 2 0 0
26 John Sanders 27 FS 14 12 6 122 0 45 0 0 0 1 0 0
41 Randy Logan 26 SS 14 14 5 124 0 45 0 0 0 1 0 0
66 Bill Bergey* 32 LILB 14 14 2 4 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 0
22 Larry Marshall 27 PR 14 0 0 3 1 0 0
31 Wilbert Montgomery 23 KR 14 1 0 4 0 0 0
25 Tom Sullivan 27 RB 14 13 0 2 2 0 0
48 Mark Mitchell 23 14 0 0 2 1 0 0
34 James Betterson 23 rb 14 2 0 2 0 0 0
65 Charlie Johnson 25 NT 12 9 0 0 2 0 0
49 Eric Johnson 25 db 14 2 0 0 2 0 0
6 Spike Jones 30 P 14 0 0 1 1 0 0
55 Frank LeMaster 25 RILB 14 14 0 0 2 0 0
20 John Outlaw 32 LCB 14 14 2 41 0 38 0
17 Harold Carmichael 28 WR 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
64 Ed George 31 RT 14 13 0 0 1 0 0
78 Carl Hairston 25 RDE 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
84 Keith Krepfle 25 TE 14 14 0 1 0 0 0
32 Herb Lusk 24 11 0 0 1 0 0 0
54 Drew Mahalic 24 RLB 14 9 0 0 1 0 0
50 Guy Morriss 26 C 13 13 0 1 0 0 0
85 Charlie Smith 27 WR 14 14 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.9 14 21 300 0 45 0 0 31 26 -4 0
Opp Total 14 47 24 11

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
17 Harold Carmichael 28 WR 14 14 7 7 42
7 Ron Jaworski 26 QB 14 14 5 5 30
16 Horst Muhlmann 37 K 9 0 17 3 26
85 Charlie Smith 27 WR 14 14 4 4 24
84 Keith Krepfle 25 TE 14 14 3 3 18
32 Herb Lusk 24 11 0 2 1 3 18
31 Wilbert Montgomery 23 KR 14 1 2 1 3 18
1 Nick Mike-Mayer 27 k 3 0 7 3 16
25 Tom Sullivan 27 RB 14 13 2 2 12
34 James Betterson 23 rb 14 2 1 1 6
35 Mike Hogan 23 FB 12 12 1 1 6
10 Ove Johansson 29 k 2 0 1 1 4
Team Total 26.9 14 10 18 1 29 25 7 220
Opp Total 14 10 14 24 11 207