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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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Ron Jaworski 26 3 14 166 for 346, 2,183 yards, 18 td, 21 int, & 40 rushes for 127 yards and 5 td Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 37th pick / 1973
RB Tom Sullivan 27 5 13 125 rushes for 363 yards, 0 td, & 26 catches for 223 yards and 2 td Philadelphia Eagles / 15th / 378th pick / 1972
FB Mike Hogan 23 1 12 155 rushes for 546 yards, 0 td, & 19 catches for 118 yards and 1 td Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 247th pick / 1976
WR Harold Carmichael 28 6 14 46 catches for 665 yards, 7 td Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 161st pick / 1971
WR Charlie Smith 27 3 14 33 catches for 464 yards, 4 td, & 2 rushes for 13 yards and 0 td
TE Keith Krepfle 25 2 14 27 catches for 530 yards, 3 td Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 115th pick / 1974
LT Stan Walters 29 5 14 Cincinnati Bengals / 9th / 210th pick / 1972
LG Wade Key 31 7 14 Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 314th pick / 1969
C Guy Morriss 26 4 13 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 28th pick / 1973
RG Jerry Sisemore 26 4 14 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 3rd pick / 1973
RT Ed George 31 2 13 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 80th pick / 1970
 Defensive Starters
LDE Manny Sistrunk 30 7 14 Washington Redskins / 5th / 114th pick / 1970
NT Charlie Johnson 25 Rook 9 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 175th pick / 1977
RDE Carl Hairston 25 1 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 191st pick / 1976
LLB John Bunting 27 5 14 Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 248th pick / 1972
LILB Bill Bergey* 32 8 14 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 31st pick / 1969
RILB Frank LeMaster 25 3 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 89th pick / 1974
RLB Drew Mahalic 24 2 9 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 3rd / 69th pick / 1975
LCB John Outlaw 32 8 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Boston Patriots / 10th / 249th pick / 1968
RCB Herman Edwards 23 Rook 14 6 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
SS Randy Logan 26 4 14 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 55th pick / 1973
FS John Sanders 27 3 12 6 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Horst Muhlmann 37 8 0 3 of 8 field goals & 17 of 19 extra points
P Spike Jones 30 7 0 93 punts for a 37.2 average, 2 blocked Houston Oilers / 4th / 92nd pick / 1970
PR Larry Marshall 27 5 0 46 punt returns for a 10.6 average and 0 td Kansas City Chiefs / 15th / 387th pick / 1972
KR Wilbert Montgomery 23 Rook 1 23 kick returns for a 26.9 average and 1 td Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 154th pick / 1977

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
66 Bill Bergey* 32 LILB 14 14 243 6-4 Arkansas St. 2/9/1945 8 12 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 31st pick / 1969
34 James Betterson 23 rb 14 2 210 6-0 North Carolina 8/20/1954 Rook 3 Denver Broncos / 8th / 224th pick / 1976
95 John Bunting 27 LLB 14 14 220 6-1 North Carolina 7/15/1950 5 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 248th pick / 1972
67 Lem Burnham 30 14 0 236 6-4 U.S. International 8/30/1947 Rook 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 15th / 378th pick / 1974
17 Harold Carmichael 28 WR 14 14 225 6-8 Southern 9/22/1949 6 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 161st pick / 1971
46 Herman Edwards 23 RCB 14 14 194 6-0 California,San Diego St. 4/27/1954 Rook 9
59 Tom Ehlers 25 lb 14 3 218 6-2 Kentucky 7/14/1952 2 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 324th pick / 1975
30 Cleveland Franklin 22 14 0 216 6-2 Baylor 4/24/1955 Rook 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 202nd pick / 1977
53 Dennis Franks 24 c 14 1 241 6-1 Michigan 5/29/1953 1 1
18 Roman Gabriel 37 13 0 220 6-5 North Carolina St. 8/5/1940 15 0 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 1st pick / 1962
Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1962
64 Ed George 31 RT 14 13 270 6-4 Ferrum,Wake Forest 8/10/1946 2 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 80th pick / 1970
74 Donnie Green 29 10 0 272 6-7 Purdue 7/12/1948 6 3 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 107th pick / 1971
78 Carl Hairston 25 RDE 14 14 260 6-3 Md-Eastern Shore 12/15/1952 1 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 191st pick / 1976
89 Wally Henry 23 10 0 175 5-8 UCLA 10/30/1954 Rook 0
35 Mike Hogan 23 FB 12 12 213 6-2 Tenn-Chattanooga 11/1/1954 1 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 247th pick / 1976
62 Johnny Jackson 24 2 0 250 6-3 Tennessee St.,Southern 7/1/1953 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 243rd pick / 1977
7 Ron Jaworski 26 QB 14 14 196 6-2 Youngstown St. 3/23/1951 3 10 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 37th pick / 1973
10 Ove Johansson 29 2 0 175 5-10 Davis & Elkins,Abilene Christian 3/31/1948 Rook -1 Houston Oilers / 12th / 316th pick / 1977
65 Charlie Johnson 25 NT 12 9 266 6-3 Colorado 2/17/1952 Rook 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 175th pick / 1977
49 Eric Johnson 25 db 14 2 192 6-1 Washington St. 7/23/1952 Rook 3
6 Spike Jones 30 P 14 0 197 6-2 Georgia 7/9/1947 7 1 Houston Oilers / 4th / 92nd pick / 1970
72 Wade Key 31 LG 14 14 245 6-5 Texas,Texas St. 10/14/1946 7 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 314th pick / 1969
84 Keith Krepfle 25 TE 14 14 227 6-3 Iowa St. 2/4/1952 2 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 115th pick / 1974
73 Pete Lazetich 27 14 3 245 6-3 Stanford 2/4/1950 5 4 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 36th pick / 1972
55 Frank LeMaster 25 RILB 14 14 232 6-2 Kentucky 3/12/1952 3 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 89th pick / 1974
41 Randy Logan 26 SS 14 14 195 6-1 Michigan 5/1/1951 4 9 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 55th pick / 1973
63 Tom Luken 27 14 0 253 6-3 Purdue 6/15/1950 5 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 68th pick / 1972
32 Herb Lusk 24 11 0 190 6-0 Long Beach St. 2/19/1953 1 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 273rd pick / 1976
54 Drew Mahalic 24 RLB 14 9 225 6-4 Notre Dame 5/22/1953 2 6 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 69th pick / 1975
22 Larry Marshall 27 PR 14 0 195 5-10 Maryland 3/2/1950 5 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 15th / 387th pick / 1972
1 Nick Mike-Mayer 27 3 0 186 5-8 Temple 3/1/1950 4 2 Atlanta Falcons / 10th / 248th pick / 1973
48 Mark Mitchell 23 14 0 180 6-1 Tulane 1/10/1954 Rook 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 158th pick / 1977
31 Wilbert Montgomery 23 KR 14 1 196 5-10 Jackson St.,Abilene Christian 9/16/1954 Rook 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 154th pick / 1977
50 Guy Morriss 26 C 13 13 255 6-4 TCU 5/13/1951 4 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 28th pick / 1973
16 Horst Muhlmann 37 K 9 0 215 6-1 none 1/2/1940 8 0
77 Dennis Nelson 31 2 1 260 6-5 Illinois St. 2/2/1946 7 2 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 77th pick / 1969
86 Richard Osborne 24 te 14 0 230 6-3 Texas A&M 10/31/1953 1 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 248th pick / 1976
20 John Outlaw 32 LCB 14 14 180 5-10 Jackson St. 1/8/1945 8 7 Boston Patriots / 10th / 249th pick / 1968
83 Vince Papale 31 14 0 195 6-2 St. Joseph's (PA) 2/9/1946 1 0
57 James Reed 22 4 0 230 6-2 California 10/10/1955 Rook 3
26 John Sanders 27 FS 14 12 175 6-1 South Dakota 1/11/1950 3 8
76 Jerry Sisemore 26 RG 14 14 265 6-4 Texas 7/16/1951 4 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 3rd pick / 1973
79 Manny Sistrunk 30 LDE 14 14 269 6-5 Ark-Pine Bluff 6/16/1947 7 8 Washington Redskins / 5th / 114th pick / 1970
85 Charlie Smith 27 WR 14 14 185 6-1 Grambling St. 7/26/1950 3 6
25 Tom Sullivan 27 RB 14 13 190 6-0 Miami (FL) 3/5/1950 5 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 15th / 378th pick / 1972
58 Terry Tautolo 23 lb 14 2 232 6-2 UCLA 8/30/1954 1 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 353rd pick / 1976
80 Art Thoms 31 12 2 260 6-5 Syracuse 10/20/1946 8 4 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 22nd pick / 1969
75 Stan Walters 29 LT 14 14 275 6-6 Syracuse 5/27/1948 5 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 9th / 210th pick / 1972
Team Total 26.9 14 222.4 6-2.1 3.3