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1977 Denver Broncos season
Head Coach Robert (Red) Miller
Home Field Mile High Stadium
Results
Record 12–2
Place 1st AFC West
Playoff Finish Lost Super Bowl XII
Timeline
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1976 1978

The 1977 Denver Broncos season was the team's 18th year in professional football and its 8th with the National Football League. The team had its best season by far finishing first in the AFC West and making the playoffs for the first time in franchise history.

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 18 St. Louis Cardinals W 7–0 Mile High Stadium 1–0
75,002
2 September 25 Buffalo Bills W 26–6 Mile High Stadium 2–0
74,897
3 October 2 at Seattle Seahawks W 24–13 Kingdome 3–0
53,108
4 October 9 Kansas City Chiefs W 23–7 Mile High Stadium 4–0
74,878
5 October 16 at Oakland Raiders W 30–7 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 5–0
53,616
6 October 23 at Cincinnati Bengals W 30–7 Riverfront Stadium 6–0
54,395
7 October 30 Oakland Raiders L 14–24 Mile High Stadium 6–1
75,007
8 November 6 Pittsburgh Steelers W 21–7 Mile High Stadium 7–1
74,967
9 November 13 at San Diego Chargers W 17–14 San Diego Stadium 8–1
45,211
10 November 20 at Kansas City Chiefs W 14–7 Arrowhead Stadium 9–1
54,050
11 November 27 Baltimore Colts W 27–13 Mile High Stadium 10–1
74,939
12 December 4 at Houston Oilers W 24–14 Astrodome 11–1
46,875
13 December 11 San Diego Chargers W 17–9 Mile High Stadium 12–1
74,905
14 December 18 at Dallas Cowboys L 6–14 Texas Stadium 12–2
63,752

PlayoffsEdit

Round Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
Divisional Playoffs December 24 Pittsburgh Steelers W 34–21 Mile High Stadium
75,011
AFC Championship January 1 Oakland Raiders W 20–17 Mile High Stadium
74,982
Super Bowl XII January 15 Dallas Cowboys L 10–27 Louisiana Superdome
76,400

StandingsEdit

AFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Denver Broncos 12 2 0 .857 274 148 L-1
Oakland Raiders 11 3 0 .786 351 230 W-2
San Diego Chargers 7 7 0 .500 222 205 L-2
Seattle Seahawks 5 9 0 .357 282 373 W-2
Kansas City Chiefs 2 12 0 .143 225 349 L-6

RosterEdit

Defensive Starters
[1]




CB
Louis Wright


CB
Steve Foley
Offensive Starters
[2]
WR
Jack Dolbin
LT LG C RG RT
Andy Maurer Tom Glassic Mike Montler Paul Howard Claudie Minor
TE
Riley Odoms
WR
Haven Moses
QB
Craig Morton
RB
Otis Armstrong
FB
Jon Keyworth
Lonnie Perrin
Special Teams
PK Jim Turner
P Bucky Dilts
KR Rick Upchurch
PR Rick Upchurch



ReferencesEdit


AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Baltimore Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Buffalo Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Los Angeles
Miami Houston Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
1977 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XII

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