1978 NFL Season

The following is a summary of the 1978 National Football League Season.

AFC EASTWLT
New England1150
Miami1150
NY Jets880
Buffalo5110
Baltimore5110
AFC CENTWLT
Pittsburgh1420
Houston1060
Cleveland880
Cincinnati4120
AFC WESTWLT
Denver1060
San Diego970
Seattle970
Oakland970
Kansas City4120
NFC EASTWLT
Dallas1240
Philadelphia970
Washington880
St. Louis6100
NY Giants6100
NFC CENTWLT
Minnesota871
Green Bay871
Detroit790
Chicago790
Tampa Bay5110
NFC WESTWLT
Los Angeles1240
Atlanta970
New Orleans790
San Francisco2140

1978 NFL Postseason

DateGameResult
12/24/781978 NFC Wild Card GamePHI 13 @ ATL 14
12/24/781978 AFC Wild Card GameHOU 17 @ MIA 9
12/30/781978 NFC Divisional Playoff GameATL 20 @ DAL 27
12/30/781978 AFC Divisional Playoff GameDEN 10 @ PIT 33
12/31/781978 AFC Divisional Playoff GameHOU 31 @ NE 14
12/31/781978 NFC Divisional Playoff GameMIN 10 @ LA 34
01/07/791978 AFC Championship GameHOU 5 @ PIT 34
01/07/791978 NFC Championship GameDAL 28 @ LA 0
01/21/79Super Bowl XIIIPIT 35 @ DAL 31

Statistical Leaders

Passing Yards
Fran Tarkenton, Min3,468
Archie Manning, NO3,416
Jim Zorn, Sea3,283
Roger Staubach, Dal3,190
Jim Hart, Stl3,121
Rushing Yards
Earl Campbell, Hou1,450
Walter Payton, Chi1,395
Tony Dorsett, Dal1,325
Delvin Williams, Mia1,258
Wilbert Montgomery, Phi1,220

Team Statistics

Team Offense
New England Patriots372.8
Dallas Cowboys372.4
Seattle Seahawks344.4
Team Defense
Los Angeles Rams243.3
Dallas Cowboys250.6
Pittsburgh Steelers260.5
Points Per Game
Dallas Cowboys24.0
Miami Dolphins23.2
New York Jets22.4

Draft Results

PickTeamPlayerPosCollege
1HOUEarl CampbellRBTexas
2KCArt StillDEKentucky
3NOWes ChandlerWRFlorida
4NYJChris WardOTOhio State
5BUFTerry MillerRBOklahoma State

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