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1977 Pittsburgh Steelers season
Head Coach Chuck Noll
Home Field Three Rivers Stadium
Results
Record 9–5
Place 1st in AFC Central
Playoff Finish Lost to Denver Broncos in the AFC Divisional playoff
Pro Bowlers
Team MVP Terry Bradshaw
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1976 1978

Regular seasonEdit

Schedule Edit

Week Date Opponent Time (ET) TV Result Record Game Site
1 Monday September 19 San Francisco 49ers 9:00 pm ABC W 27–0 1–0 Three Rivers Stadium
2 Sunday September 25 Oakland Raiders 4:00 pm NBC L 16–7 1–1 Three Rivers Stadium
3 Sunday October 2 Cleveland Browns 1:00 pm NBC W 28–14 2–1 Cleveland Municipal Stadium
4 Sunday October 9 Houston Oilers 2:00 pm NBC L 27–10 2–2 Astrodome
5 Monday October 17 Cincinnati Bengals 1:00 pm ABC W 20–14 3–2 Three Rivers Stadium
6 Sunday October 23 Houston Oilers 1:00 pm NBC W 27–10 4–2 Three Rivers Stadium
7 Sunday October 30 Baltimore Colts 4:00 pm NBC L 31–14 4–3 Memorial Stadium
8 Sunday November 6 Denver Broncos 4:00 pm NBC L 21–7 4–4 Mile High Stadium
9 Sunday November 13 Cleveland Browns 1:00 pm NBC W 35–31 5–4 Three Rivers Stadium
10 Sunday November 20 Dallas Cowboys 4:00 pm CBS W 28–13 6–4 Three Rivers Stadium
11 Sunday November 27 New York Jets 1:00 pm NBC W 23–20 7–4 Shea Stadium
12 Sunday December 4 Seattle Seahawks 1:00 pm NBC W 30–20 8–4 Three Rivers Stadium
13 Saturday December 10 Cincinnati Bengals 1:00 pm NBC L 17–10 8–5 Riverfront Stadium
14 Sunday December 18 San Diego Chargers 4:00 pm NBC W 10–9 9–5 San Diego Stadium

Game summaries Edit

Week 1 (Monday September 19, 1977): vs. San Francisco 49ers Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
49ers 0 0 0 0 0
Steelers 0 10 3 14 27



at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Scoring Drives:

Week 2 (Sunday September 25, 1977): vs. Oakland Raiders Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 0 9 0 7 16
Steelers 0 0 0 7 7



at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time: 4:00 pm EDT
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 50,398
  • Referee: Pat Haggerty
  • TV announcers: (NBC) Curt Gowdy (play by play), John Brodie (color commentator)

Scoring Drives:

Week 3 (Sunday October 2, 1977): at Cleveland Browns Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 7 7 7 7 28
Browns 7 7 0 0 14



at Cleveland Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio

  • Game time: 1:00 pm EDT
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 80,588
  • Referee: Fred Silva
  • TV announcers: (NBC) Curt Gowdy (play by play), Merlin Olsen (color commentator)

Scoring Drives:

Week 4 (Sunday October 9, 1977): at Houston Oilers Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 3 7 0 0 10
Oilers 7 0 10 10 27



at Astrodome, Houston, Texas

Scoring Drives:

Week 5 (Monday October 17, 1977): vs. Cincinnati Bengals Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bengals 0 7 0 7 14
Steelers 0 13 0 7 20



at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Scoring Drives:

Week 6 (Sunday October 23, 1977): vs. Houston Oilers Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Oilers 0 7 0 3 10
Steelers 0 7 6 14 27



at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time: 1:00 pm EDT
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 48,517
  • Referee: Bernie Ulman
  • TV announcers: (NBC) Stu Nahan (play by play), Andy Russell (color commentator)

Scoring Drives:

Week 7 (Sunday October 30, 1977): at Baltimore Colts Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 0 7 14 21
Colts 3 14 7 7 31



at Memorial Stadium, Baltimore, Maryland

  • Game time: 4:00 pm EST
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 60,225
  • Referee: Red Cashion
  • TV announcers: (NBC) Marv Albert (play by play), Len Dawson (color commentator)

Scoring Drives:

Week 8 (Sunday November 6, 1977): at Denver Broncos Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 0 7 0 7
Broncos 14 7 0 0 21



at Mile High Stadium, Denver, Colorado

  • Game time: 4:00 pm EST
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 74,967
  • Referee: Fred Wyant
  • TV announcers: (NBC) Jim Simpson (play by play), Merlin Olsen (color commentator)

Scoring Drives:

Week 9 (Sunday November 13, 1977): vs. Cleveland Browns Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Browns 3 0 7 21 31
Steelers 7 21 0 7 35



at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Scoring Drives:

Week 10 (Sunday November 20, 1977): vs. Dallas Cowboys Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 6 7 0 0 13
Steelers 0 14 14 0 28



at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time: 4:00 pm EST
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 49,761
  • Referee: Bob Frederic
  • TV announcers: (CBS) Pat Summerall (play by play), Tom Brookshier (color commentator)

Scoring Drives:

Week 11 (Sunday November 27, 1977): at New York Jets Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 6 14 0 3 23
Jets 6 7 0 7 20



at Shea Stadium, Flushing, New York

Scoring Drives:

Week 12 (Sunday December 4, 1977): vs. Seattle Seahawks Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 0 3 10 7 20
Steelers 7 6 0 17 30



at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time: 1:00 pm EST
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 45,429
  • Referee: Cal Lepore
  • TV announcers: (NBC) Sam Nover (play by play), Mike Haffner (color commentator)

Scoring Drives:

Week 13 (Saturday December 10, 1977): at Cincinnati Bengals Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 10 0 0 10
Bengals 7 0 10 0 17



at Riverfront Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Game time: 1:00 pm EST
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 36,133
  • Referee: Jim Tunney
  • TV announcers: (NBC) Curt Gowdy (play by play), John Brodie (color commentator)

Scoring Drives:

Week 14 (Sunday December 18, 1977): at San Diego Chargers Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 0 10 0 10
Chargers 6 3 0 0 9



at San Diego Stadium, San Diego, California

Scoring Drives:

StandingsEdit

AFC Central
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Pittsburgh Steelers 9 5 0 .643 283 243 W-1
Houston Oilers 8 6 0 .571 299 230 W-2
Cincinnati Bengals 8 6 0 .571 238 235 L-1
Cleveland Browns 6 8 0 .429 269 267 L-4

PostseasonEdit

Game summary Edit

AFC Divisional Playoff (Saturday December 24, 1977): at Denver Broncos Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 14 0 7 21
Broncos 7 7 7 13 34



at Mile High Stadium, Denver, Colorado

  • Game time: 4:00 pm EST
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 75,059
  • Referee: Gene Barth
  • TV announcers: (NBC) Jim Simpson (play by play), Merlin Olsen (color commentator)

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