1977 Denver Broncos schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
12-2-0 2-1 4628 2270 2358 37 265 4702 2807 1895 48 272
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The Denver Broncos' eighteenth season was in 1977, playing their home games at Mile High Stadium. During the offseason they hired Red Miller to lead the team. Miller previously was the offensive line coach of the New England Patriots and had seventeen years of coaching experience in the AFL and NFL. They finished the year 12-2-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the AFC West, and 2-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Dallas Cowboys 27-10. At the end of the season Red Miller earned Coach of the Year and Craig Morton earned Comeback Player of the Year.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 St. Louis Cardinals 7-0
Week 2 Buffalo Bills 26-6
Week 3 @ Seattle Seahawks 24-13
Week 4 Kansas City Chiefs 23-7
Week 5 @ Oakland Raiders 30-7
Week 6 @ Cincinnati Bengals 24-13
Week 7 Oakland Raiders 14-24
Week 8 Pittsburgh Steelers 21-7
Week 9 @ San Diego Chargers 17-14
Week 10 @ Kansas City Chiefs 14-7
Week 11 Baltimore Colts 27-13
Week 12 @ Houston Oilers 24-14
Week 13 San Diego Chargers 17-9
Week 14 @ Dallas Cowboys 6-14


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Pittsburgh Steelers 34-21
Conference Championship Oakland Raiders 20-17
Super Bowl vs. Dallas Cowboys 10-27

1977 Denver Broncos Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Red Miller Defensive Coordinator: Joe Collier Quarterbacks Coach: Babe Parilli Wide Receivers Coach: Fran Polsfoot Offensive Line Coach: Ken Gray Offensive Backs Coach: Paul Roach Defensive Line Coach: Stan Jones Linebackers Coach: Myrel Moore Defensive Backs Coach: Bob Gambold Special Teams Coach: Marv Braden General Manager: Fred Gehrke Director of Pro Scouting: Richard "Doc" Urich