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1977 All-Pro Team

The following is a list of players that were named to the Associated Press All-Pro Team, the Newspaper Enterprise Association All-Pro team and the Pro Football Writers Association, and Pro Football Weekly All-Pro teams in 1977. Both first- and second- teams are listed for the AP and NEA teams. These are the four All-Pro teams that are included in the Total Football II: The Official Encyclopedia of the National Football League and compose the Consensus All-pro team for 1977.

Offense

Position First Team Second Team
Quarterback Bob Griese, Miami Dolphins (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW) Bert Jones, Baltimore Colts (AP-2, NEA-2)
Running back Walter Payton, Chicago Bears (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Franco Harris, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Lydell Mitchell, Baltimore Colts (AP-2)
Chuck Foreman, Minnesota Vikings (NEA-2)
Mark van Eeghen, Oakland Raiders (AP-2)
Greg Pruitt, Cleveland Browns (NEA-2)
Wide receiver Drew Pearson, Dallas Cowboys (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Nat Moore, Miami Dolphins (AP, PFWA)
Lynn Swann, Pittsburgh Steelers (PFW)
Cliff Branch, Oakland Raiders (NEA)
Ken Burrough, Houston Oilers (AP-2, NEA-2)
Harold Jackson, Los Angeles Rams (NEA-2)
Lynn Swann, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP-2)
Tight end Dave Casper, Oakland Raiders (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW) Russ Francis, New England Patriots (NEA-2)
Riley Odoms, Denver Broncos (AP-2)
Tackle Dan Dierdorf, St. Louis Cardinals (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Art Shell, Oakland Raiders (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Ron Yary, Minnesota Vikings (AP-2, NEA-2)
George Kunz, Baltimore Colts (AP-2, NEA-2)
Guard Joe DeLamielleure, Buffalo Bills (AP, NEA, PFWA-t, PFW)
Gene Upshaw, Oakland Raiders (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Larry Little, Miami Dolphins (PFWA-t)
John Hannah, New England Patriots (NEA)
Bob Kuechenberg, Miami Dolphins (NEA-2)
Gene Upshaw, Oakland Raiders (NEA-2)
Larry Little, Miami Dolphins (AP-2)
John Hannah, New England Patriots (AP-2)
Center Jim Langer, Miami Dolphins (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW) Tom Banks, St. Louis Cardinals (AP-2, NEA-2)

Defense

Position First Team Second Team
Defensive end Harvey Martin, Dallas Cowboys (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Lyle Alzado, Denver Broncos (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Claude Humphrey, Atlanta Falcons (NEA)
Jack Youngblood, Los Angeles Rams (AP-2, NEA-2)
Lyle Alzado, Denver Broncos (NEA-2)
Claude Humphrey, Atlanta Falcons (AP-2)
Defensive tackle Cleveland Elam, San Francisco 49ers (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Joe Greene, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP)
Larry Brooks, Los Angeles Rams (PFWA)
Louis Kelcher, San Diego Chargers (NEA)
Randy White, Dallas Cowboys (PFW)
Rubin Carter, Denver Broncos (AP-2)
Curley Culp, Houston Oilers (NEA-2)
Joe Greene, Pittsburgh Steelers (NEA-2)
Louis Kelcher, San Diego Chargers (AP-2)
Middle linebacker Bill Bergey, Philadelphia Eagles (NEA, PFWA)
Randy Gradishar, Denver Broncos (AP, PFW)
Bill Bergey, Philadelphia Eagles (AP-2)
Randy Gradishar, Denver Broncos (NEA-2)
Outside linebacker Jack Ham, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Tom Jackson, Denver Broncos (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Robert Brazile, Houston Oilers (NEA)
Isiah Robertson, Los Angeles Rams (AP-2, NEA-2)
Ted Hendricks, Oakland Raiders (NEA-2)
Robert Brazile, Houston Oilers (AP-2)
Cornerback Rolland Lawrence, Atlanta Falcons (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Roger Wehrli, St. Louis Cardinals (AP, NEA)
Monte Jackson, Los Angeles Rams (PFWA)
Mike Haynes, New England Patriots (PFW)
Mel Blount, Pittsburgh Steelers (NEA)
Louis Wright, Denver Broncos (NEA-2)
Rolland Lawrence, Atlanta Falcons (NEA-2)
Monte Jackson, Los Angeles Rams (AP-2)
Mike Haynes, New England Patriots (AP-2)
Safety Cliff Harris, Dallas Cowboys (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Ken Houston, Washington Redskins (NEA, PFW)
Charlie Waters, Dallas Cowboys (PFWA)
Billy Thompson, Denver Broncos (AP)
Lyle Blackwood, Baltimore Colts (AP-2)
Jack Tatum, Oakland Raiders (NEA-2)
Charlie Waters, Dallas Cowboys (AP-2, NEA-2)

Special teams

Position First Team Second Team
Kicker Efren Herrera, Dallas Cowboys (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW) Errol Mann, Oakland Raiders (AP-2, NEA-2)
Punter Ray Guy, Oakland Raiders (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW) John James, Atlanta Falcons (AP-2, NEA-2)
Kick Returner Billy “White Shoes” Johnson, Houston Oilers (AP, PFWA)
Raymond Clayborn, New England Patriots (PFW)
Rick Upchurch, Denver Broncos (AP-2)
Punt Returner Billy “White Shoes” Johnson, Houston Oilers (PFW)

Key

AP = Associated Press All-Pro team; AP-2 Associated Press Second-team All-Pro; PFWA = Pro Football Writers Association All-Pro team; NEA = Newspaper Enterprise Association All-Pro team.; NEA-2 Newspaper Enterprise Association Second-team All-Pro; PFW = Pro Football Weekly All-Pro team; t = players tied in votes.

References

  • Pro-Fooball-Reference.com
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