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1977 Seattle Seahawks

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5-9-0, Finished 4th in AFC West Division  · 1977 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.3, Offense: 4.2, Defense: -8.6, SoS: 2.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 282 points (20.1/g), 8th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 373 points (26.6/g), 28th.
 Differential of -91 points (-6.5/g), 23rd.  Expected W-L: 4.8-9.2.

Coach: Jack Patera (5-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Sam Boghosian
 Defensive Coordinator: Bob Hollway

Stadium: Seattle Kingdome
 Training Camp: Eastern Washington University (Cheney, Washington)

Team Info

Principal Owner Lloyd Nordstrom
General Manager John Thompson
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 282 4292 869 4.9 46 14 19 251 175 387 2328 23 32 5.7 116 461 1964 12 4.3 116
Team Defense 373 4818 963 5.0 36 11 18 295 199 349 2333 19 25 6.4 125 596 2485 21 4.2 152
Lg Rank Offense 8 12 23 8 8 4 8 1 28 8 25 15 15 4
Lg Rank Defense 28 27 12 23 27 13 27 26 6 28 26 26 25 23

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 18 boxscore L 0-1 Baltimore Colts 14 29 16 255 151 104 4 23 426 220 206 1
2 Sun September 25 boxscore L 0-2 @ Cincinnati Bengals 20 42 15 282 172 110 3 27 424 225 199 1
3 Sun October 2 boxscore L 0-3 Denver Broncos 13 24 19 272 191 81 3 19 330 177 153 2
4 Sun October 9 boxscore L 0-4 @ New England Patriots 0 31 6 145 50 95 5 19 333 137 196 3
5 Sun October 16 boxscore W 1-4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30 23 21 375 241 134 2 22 384 217 167 6
6 Sun October 23 boxscore L 1-5 @ Miami Dolphins 13 31 14 222 143 79 3 19 222 86 136 1
7 Sun October 30 boxscore W 2-5 Buffalo Bills 56 17 30 559 333 226 3 17 336 221 115 3
8 Sun November 6 boxscore L 2-6 @ Oakland Raiders 7 44 13 177 51 126 4 29 397 149 248
9 Sun November 13 boxscore W 3-6 @ New York Jets 17 0 26 445 213 232 1 8 124 25 99 3
10 Sun November 20 boxscore L 3-7 Houston Oilers 10 22 12 129 27 102 4 25 432 237 195 3
11 Sun November 27 boxscore L 3-8 San Diego Chargers 28 30 20 390 281 109 3 21 323 192 131 1
12 Sun December 4 boxscore L 3-9 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 20 30 17 376 210 166 4 22 393 157 236 2
13 Sun December 11 boxscore W 4-9 @ Kansas City Chiefs 34 31 21 342 133 209 5 21 334 189 145 5
14 Sun December 18 boxscore W 5-9 Cleveland Browns 20 19 21 323 132 191 2 23 360 101 259 5

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
10 Jim Zorn 24 QB 10 10 4-6-0 104 251 41.4% 1687 16 6.4 19 7.6 82 6.7 4.6 16.2 168.7 54.3 11 43 6.27 4.23 4.2 1 1
16 Steve Myer 23 qb 7 4 1-3-0 70 130 53.8% 729 6 4.6 12 9.2 45 5.6 2.4 10.4 104.1 47.2 9 80 4.67 1.65 6.5
35 David Sims 22 rb 14 1 1 4 25.0% 43 1 25.0 1 25.0 43 10.8 4.5 43.0 3.1 71.9 0 0 10.75 4.50 0.0
20 Steve Preece 30 FS 14 14 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
47 Sherman Smith 23 RB 14 14 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
12 Sam Adkins 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 8 -8.00 -8.00 100.0
Team Total 25.2 14 5-9-0 175 387 45.2% 2459 23 5.9 32 8.3 82 6.4 3.8 14.1 175.6 51.6 21 131 5.71 3.30 5.1 1 1
Opp Total 14 199 349 57.0% 2464 19 5.4 25 7.2 7.1 4.93 12.4 176.0 67.3 18 131 6.4 4.3 4.9

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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
47 Sherman Smith 23 RB 14 14 163 763 4 39 4.7 54.5 11.6 30 419 14.0 2 44 2.1 29.9 1182 6 6
42 Don Testerman 25 FB 14 13 119 459 1 20 3.9 32.8 8.5 31 219 7.1 4 25 2.2 15.6 678 5 3
35 David Sims 22 rb 14 1 99 369 5 17 3.7 26.4 7.1 12 176 14.7 3 82 0.9 12.6 545 8 6
24 Al Hunter 22 KR 12 0 32 179 1 20 5.6 14.9 2.7 5 42 8.4 0 20 0.4 3.5 221 1 2
10 Jim Zorn 24 QB 10 10 25 141 1 15 5.6 14.1 2.5 141 1 1
31 Tony Benjamin 22 6 0 13 48 0 10 3.7 8.0 2.2 4 27 6.8 0 9 0.7 4.5 75 0 0
16 Steve Myer 23 qb 7 4 6 1 0 4 0.2 0.1 0.9 1 0 3
12 Sam Adkins 22 1 0 3 6 0 4 2.0 6.0 3.0 6 0 1
18 Herman Weaver 29 P 13 0 1 -2 0 -2 -2.0 -0.2 0.1 -2 0 0
80 Steve Largent 23 WR 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 33 643 19.5 10 74 2.4 45.9 643 10 0
89 Duke Fergerson 23 WR 13 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 19 374 19.7 2 45 1.5 28.8 374 2 1
87 Ron Howard 26 TE 12 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 177 10.4 1 24 1.4 14.8 177 1 0
81 John Sawyer 24 te 14 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 105 10.5 0 27 0.7 7.5 105 0 1
84 Sam McCullum 25 wr 13 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 198 22.0 1 65 0.7 15.2 198 1 0
83 Steve Raible 23 wr 14 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 79 15.8 0 22 0.4 5.6 79 0 0
Team Total 25.2 14 461 1964 12 39 4.3 140.3 32.9 175 2459 14.1 23 82 12.5 175.6 4423 35 27
Opp Total 14 596 2485 21 4.2 177.5 42.6 199 2333 11.7 19 14.2 166.6 4818 40 20

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
24 Al Hunter 22 KR 12 0 36 820 0 41 22.8 1041
40 Walter Packer 22 PR 10 0 20 131 0 31 6.6 13 280 0 44 21.5 411
89 Duke Fergerson 23 WR 13 8 8 54 0 14 6.8 11 240 0 39 21.8 668
80 Steve Largent 23 WR 14 14 4 32 0 12 8.0 675
35 David Sims 22 rb 14 1 4 52 0 19 13.0 597
47 Sherman Smith 23 RB 14 14 3 56 0 21 18.7 1238
83 Steve Raible 23 wr 14 3 2 19 0 12 9.5 98
25 Don Dufek 23 ss 13 5 1 21 0 21 21.0 21
42 Don Testerman 25 FB 14 13 1 14 0 14 14.0 692
Team Total 25.2 14 32 217 0 31 6.8 71 1502 0 44 21.2 6142
Opp Total 14 42 389 0 9.3 50 1240 0 24.8

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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
18 Herman Weaver 29 P 13 0 58 2293 59 1 39.5
3 John Leypoldt 31 K 13 0 2 1 3 2 4 2 4 3 5 1 18 9 50.0%% 37 33 89.2%%
5 Rick Engles 23 p 1 0 4 137 53 1 34.3
Team Total 25.2 14 2 1 3 2 4 2 4 3 5 1 18 9 50.0%% 37 33 89.2%% 62 2430 59 2 39.2
Opp Total 14 31 23 74.2%% 43 42 97.7%% 54 1944 36.0

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
35 David Sims 22 rb 14 1 0 6 3 0 0
41 Eddie McMillan 26 LCB 14 14 4 157 0 57 0 0 0 3 0 0
47 Sherman Smith 23 RB 14 14 0 6 1 0 0
27 Autry Beamon 24 SS 14 9 6 36 0 20 0
20 Steve Preece 30 FS 14 14 4 55 0 29 0 0 0 1 0 0
22 Dave Brown 24 RCB 14 14 4 68 1 29 0
16 Steve Myer 23 qb 7 4 0 3 1 -13 0
42 Don Testerman 25 FB 14 13 0 3 1 0 0
57 Pete Cronan 22 lb 14 1 0 0 3 8 0
36 Ken Geddes 31 RLB 14 14 3 9 0 6 0
24 Al Hunter 22 KR 12 0 0 2 1 0 0
25 Don Dufek 23 ss 13 5 2 26 0 27 0
54 Art Kuehn 24 C 14 14 0 1 1 0 0
40 Walter Packer 22 PR 10 0 0 2 0 0 0
10 Jim Zorn 24 QB 10 10 0 1 1 0 0
12 Sam Adkins 22 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
58 Terry Beeson 22 MLB 14 13 0 0 1 9 0
60 Ron Coder 23 RG 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
73 Norm Evans 35 RT 13 13 0 0 1 0 0
89 Duke Fergerson 23 WR 13 8 0 1 0 0 0
56 Sammy Green 23 LLB 14 14 1 9 0 9 0
3 John Leypoldt 31 K 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
75 Alden Roche 32 RDE 13 9 0 0 1 0 0
81 John Sawyer 24 te 14 2 0 1 0 0 0
38 Cornell Webster 23 14 0 1 -4 0 -4 0
Team Total 25.2 14 25 356 1 57 0 0 27 21 4 0
Opp Total 14 21 20 9 2

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
80 Steve Largent 23 WR 14 14 10 10 60
3 John Leypoldt 31 K 13 0 33 9 60
35 David Sims 22 rb 14 1 5 3 8 48
47 Sherman Smith 23 RB 14 14 4 2 6 36
42 Don Testerman 25 FB 14 13 1 4 5 30
89 Duke Fergerson 23 WR 13 8 2 2 12
27 Autry Beamon 24 SS 14 9 1 1 6
22 Dave Brown 24 RCB 14 14 1 1 6
87 Ron Howard 26 TE 12 12 1 1 6
24 Al Hunter 22 KR 12 0 1 1 6
84 Sam McCullum 25 wr 13 3 1 1 6
10 Jim Zorn 24 QB 10 10 1 1 6
Team Total 25.2 14 12 23 1 1 37 33 9 282
Opp Total 14 21 19 3 42 23 2 373

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1977-09-18 BAL L, 14-29 2 1 pass Don Testerman 1 yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick)
2 1977-09-18 BAL L, 14-29 4 17 blocked punt Autry Beamon 17 yard blocked punt return (John Leypoldt kick)
3 1977-09-25 @ CIN L, 20-42 2 82 pass David Sims 82 yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick)
4 1977-09-25 @ CIN L, 20-42 3 2 rush David Sims 2 yard rush (John Leypoldt kick)
5 1977-10-02 DEN L, 13-24 1 7 pass Ron Howard 7 yard pass from Steve Myer (John Leypoldt kick)
6 1977-10-02 DEN L, 13-24 3 43 pass Steve Largent 43 yard pass from David Sims
7 1977-10-16 TAM W, 30-23 1 8 pass Steve Largent 8 yard pass from Steve Myer (John Leypoldt kick)
8 1977-10-16 TAM W, 30-23 2 4 pass Steve Largent 4 yard pass from Steve Myer (John Leypoldt kick)
9 1977-10-16 TAM W, 30-23 4 45 pass Duke Fergerson 45 yard pass from Steve Myer (John Leypoldt kick)
10 1977-10-16 TAM W, 30-23 4 44 pass Sherman Smith 44 yard pass from Steve Myer
11 1977-10-23 @ MIA L, 13-31 2 13 pass Steve Largent 13 yard pass from Steve Myer (John Leypoldt kick)
12 1977-10-30 BUF W, 56-17 1 31 pass Steve Largent 31 yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick)
13 1977-10-30 BUF W, 56-17 1 37 pass Duke Fergerson 37 yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick)
14 1977-10-30 BUF W, 56-17 2 48 pass Steve Largent 48 yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick)
15 1977-10-30 BUF W, 56-17 2 4 rush Jim Zorn 4 yard rush (John Leypoldt kick)
16 1977-10-30 BUF W, 56-17 2 13 rush Sherman Smith 13 yard rush (John Leypoldt kick)
17 1977-10-30 BUF W, 56-17 2 10 pass Don Testerman 10 yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick)
18 1977-10-30 BUF W, 56-17 3 17 rush David Sims 17 yard rush (John Leypoldt kick)
19 1977-10-30 BUF W, 56-17 4 1 rush Al Hunter 1 yard rush (John Leypoldt kick)
20 1977-11-06 @ OAK L, 7-44 3 16 rush Sherman Smith 16 yard rush (John Leypoldt kick)
21 1977-11-13 @ NYJ W, 17-0 1 18 pass Don Testerman 18 yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick)
22 1977-11-13 @ NYJ W, 17-0 3 9 pass David Sims 9 yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick)
23 1977-11-20 HOU L, 10-22 4 2 rush Sherman Smith 2 yard rush (John Leypoldt kick)
24 1977-11-27 SDG L, 28-30 2 5 pass Don Testerman 5 yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick)
25 1977-11-27 SDG L, 28-30 2 27 pass Steve Largent 27 yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick)
26 1977-11-27 SDG L, 28-30 3 10 pass Steve Largent 10 yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick)
27 1977-11-27 SDG L, 28-30 4 16 pass David Sims 16 yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick)
28 1977-12-04 @ PIT L, 20-30 3 65 pass Sam McCullum 65 yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick)
29 1977-12-04 @ PIT L, 20-30 4 30 pass Steve Largent 30 yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick)
30 1977-12-11 @ KAN W, 34-31 1 1 rush David Sims 1 yard rush (John Leypoldt kick)
31 1977-12-11 @ KAN W, 34-31 1 5 rush David Sims 5 yard rush (John Leypoldt kick)
32 1977-12-11 @ KAN W, 34-31 2 1 rush Don Testerman 1 yard rush
33 1977-12-11 @ KAN W, 34-31 2 35 pass Sherman Smith 35 yard pass from Jim Zorn (John Leypoldt kick)
34 1977-12-11 @ KAN W, 34-31 2 27 interception Dave Brown 27 yard interception return (John Leypoldt kick)
35 1977-12-18 CLE W, 20-19 2 20 rush Sherman Smith 20 yard rush (John Leypoldt kick)
36 1977-12-18 CLE W, 20-19 4 5 rush David Sims 5 yard rush (John Leypoldt kick)
37 1977-12-18 CLE W, 20-19 4 15 pass Steve Largent 15 yard pass from Jim Zorn

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1977-09-18 BAL W, 29-14 1 6 rush Don McCauley 6 yard rush (Toni Linhart kick)
2 1977-09-18 BAL W, 29-14 2 10 rush Roosevelt Leaks 10 yard rush (Toni Linhart kick)
3 1977-09-18 BAL W, 29-14 4 21 pass Roger Carr 21 yard pass from Bert Jones (Toni Linhart kick)
4 1977-09-25 @ CIN W, 42-20 1 2 rush Tony Davis 2 yard rush (Chris Bahr kick)
5 1977-09-25 @ CIN W, 42-20 1 10 rush Pete Johnson 10 yard rush (Chris Bahr kick)
6 1977-09-25 @ CIN W, 42-20 1 5 rush Ken Anderson 5 yard rush (Chris Bahr kick)
7 1977-09-25 @ CIN W, 42-20 2 54 interception Reggie Williams 54 yard interception return (Chris Bahr kick)
8 1977-09-25 @ CIN W, 42-20 4 32 pass Isaac Curtis 32 yard pass from Ken Anderson (Chris Bahr kick)
9 1977-09-25 @ CIN W, 42-20 4 18 pass Lenvil Elliott 18 yard pass from Archie Griffin (Chris Bahr kick)
10 1977-10-02 DEN W, 24-13 1 1 rush Lonnie Perrin 1 yard rush (Jim Turner kick)
11 1977-10-02 DEN W, 24-13 3 47 pass Rob Lytle 47 yard pass from Craig Morton (Jim Turner kick)
12 1977-10-02 DEN W, 24-13 3 1 rush Craig Morton 1 yard rush (Jim Turner kick)
13 1977-10-09 @ NWE W, 31-0 1 2 pass Don Hasselbeck 2 yard pass from Steve Grogan (John Smith kick)
14 1977-10-09 @ NWE W, 31-0 2 1 pass Russ Francis 1 yard pass from Steve Grogan (John Smith kick)
15 1977-10-09 @ NWE W, 31-0 3 18 rush Don Calhoun 18 yard rush (John Smith kick)
16 1977-10-09 @ NWE W, 31-0 3 24 pass Darryl Stingley 24 yard pass from Steve Grogan (John Smith kick)
17 1977-10-16 TAM L, 23-30 2 1 rush Anthony Davis 1 yard rush (Allan Leavitt kick)
18 1977-10-16 TAM L, 23-30 4 67 pass Morris Owens 67 yard pass from Gary Huff (Allan Leavitt kick)
19 1977-10-23 @ MIA W, 31-13 2 12 pass Nat Moore 12 yard pass from Bob Griese (Garo Yepremian kick)
20 1977-10-23 @ MIA W, 31-13 2 1 rush Don Nottingham 1 yard rush (Garo Yepremian kick)
21 1977-10-23 @ MIA W, 31-13 2 4 pass Nat Moore 4 yard pass from Bob Griese (Garo Yepremian kick)
22 1977-10-23 @ MIA W, 31-13 4 3 rush Don Nottingham 3 yard rush (Garo Yepremian kick)
23 1977-10-30 BUF L, 17-56 3 38 pass John Kimbrough 38 yard pass from Joe Ferguson (Carson Long kick)
24 1977-10-30 BUF L, 17-56 4 4 rush Joe Ferguson 4 yard rush (Carson Long kick)
25 1977-11-06 @ OAK W, 44-7 2 3 pass Fred Biletnikoff 3 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Errol Mann kick)
26 1977-11-06 @ OAK W, 44-7 2 2 rush Clarence Davis 2 yard rush (Errol Mann kick)
27 1977-11-06 @ OAK W, 44-7 2 12 pass Mike Siani 12 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Errol Mann kick)
28 1977-11-06 @ OAK W, 44-7 3 15 pass Dave Casper 15 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Errol Mann kick)
29 1977-11-06 @ OAK W, 44-7 4 1 rush Terry Robiskie 1 yard rush (Errol Mann kick)
30 1977-11-20 HOU W, 22-10 2 31 pass Ken Burrough 31 yard pass from Dan Pastorini (Tom Dempsey kick)
31 1977-11-20 HOU W, 22-10 4 1 rush Ronnie Coleman 1 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
32 1977-11-27 SDG W, 30-28 1 1 rush Rickey Young 1 yard rush (Rolf Benirschke kick)
33 1977-11-27 SDG W, 30-28 4 17 pass Charlie Joiner 17 yard pass from Dan Fouts (Rolf Benirschke kick)
34 1977-11-27 SDG W, 30-28 4 22 interception Fred Dean 22 yard interception return (Rolf Benirschke kick)
35 1977-12-04 @ PIT W, 30-20 1 5 rush Terry Bradshaw 5 yard rush (Roy Gerela kick)
36 1977-12-04 @ PIT W, 30-20 4 22 pass Lynn Swann 22 yard pass from Terry Bradshaw (Roy Gerela kick)
37 1977-12-04 @ PIT W, 30-20 4 3 rush Terry Bradshaw 3 yard rush (Roy Gerela kick)
38 1977-12-11 @ KAN L, 31-34 1 30 pass Walter White 30 yard pass from Mike Livingston (Jan Stenerud kick)
39 1977-12-11 @ KAN L, 31-34 1 102 interception Gary Barbaro 102 yard interception return (Jan Stenerud kick)
40 1977-12-11 @ KAN L, 31-34 1 1 rush Ed Podolak 1 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
41 1977-12-11 @ KAN L, 31-34 4 1 rush Mark Bailey 1 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
42 1977-12-18 CLE L, 19-20 1 4 pass Terry Luck 4 yard pass from Greg Pruitt
43 1977-12-18 CLE L, 19-20 2 5 rush Greg Pruitt 5 yard rush (Don Cockroft kick)