1978 Cleveland Browns Schedule & Results

1978 Cleveland Browns schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 9/3 1234FINAL
San Francisco (0-1) 07007
Cleveland (1-0) 7701024
Pass
S. DeBerg (SF), 32-16-174, 3 INT, 1 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 25-12-190, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
O. Simpson (SF), 22-78
G. Pruitt (CLE), 22-106, 1 TD
Rec
T. LeCount (SF), 5-63
C. Miller (CLE), 3-15
Sun 9/10 12345F/OT
Cincinnati (0-2) 7300010
Cleveland (2-0) 0037313
Pass
J. Reaves (CIN), 26-15-169, 1 INT, 1 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 32-16-219, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
P. Johnson (CIN), 21-81
G. Pruitt (CLE), 22-120
Rec
A. Griffin (CIN), 6-36
G. Pruitt (CLE), 5-36
Sun 9/17 1234FINAL
Cleveland (3-0) 0170724
Atlanta (1-2) 370616
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 35-20-219, 0 INT, 2 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 15-7-126, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
M. Pruitt (CLE), 15-65
H. Stanback (ATL), 7-31, 1 TD
Rec
D. Logan (CLE), 5-63
J. Mitchell (ATL), 3-42
Sun 9/24 12345F/OT
Cleveland (3-1) 063009
Pittsburgh (4-0) 3006615
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 32-14-139, 2 INT, 0 TD
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 32-14-208, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
M. Pruitt (CLE), 14-42
F. Harris (PIT), 26-84
Rec
M. Pruitt (CLE), 4-1
L. Swann (PIT), 6-83
Sun 10/1 1234FINAL
Houston (3-2) 0061016
Cleveland (3-2) 370313
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 29-14-215, 1 INT, 1 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 32-12-106, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Wilson (HOU), 16-72
M. Pruitt (CLE), 11-41
Rec
R. Coleman (HOU), 4-63
R. Rucker (CLE), 3-48
Sun 10/8 1234FINAL
Cleveland (4-2) 777324
New Orleans (2-4) 090716
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 17-11-103, 1 INT, 1 TD
A. Manning (NO), 39-24-249, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Miller (CLE), 21-93, 1 TD
M. Strachan (NO), 9-38
Rec
C. Hill (CLE), 4-36
H. Childs (NO), 7-86
Sun 10/15 1234FINAL
Pittsburgh (7-0) 6714734
Cleveland (4-3) 070714
Pass
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 21-10-175, 0 INT, 2 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 30-17-213, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
R. Bleier (PIT), 13-57, 1 TD
C. Hill (CLE), 10-42
Rec
L. Swann (PIT), 5-76, 1 TD
R. Rucker (CLE), 4-95, 1 TD
Sun 10/22 1234FINAL
Cleveland (4-4) 30003
Kansas City (2-6) 370717
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 11-7-40, 1 INT, 0 TD
M. Livingston (KC), 13-8-57, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
M. Pruitt (CLE), 10-57
T. Reed (KC), 14-97
Rec
G. Pruitt (CLE), 6-34
M. Lane (KC), 3-13
Sun 10/29 1234FINAL
Buffalo (3-6) 076720
Cleveland (5-4) 71314741
Pass
J. Ferguson (BUF), 23-13-185, 2 INT, 0 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 15-12-217, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
C. Brown (BUF), 7-33
M. Pruitt (CLE), 21-173, 2 TD
Rec
B. Chandler (BUF), 7-114
O. Newsome (CLE), 4-96
Sun 11/5 1234FINAL
Cleveland (5-5) 073010
Houston (6-4) 007714
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 28-15-220, 1 INT, 0 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 25-17-242, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
G. Pruitt (CLE), 13-16
E. Campbell (HOU), 19-71
Rec
G. Pruitt (CLE), 6-46
K. Burrough (HOU), 5-64
Sun 11/12 1234FINAL
Denver (7-4) 076619
Cleveland (5-6) 00707
Pass
C. Morton (DEN), 28-18-230, 0 INT, 1 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 27-16-152, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Keyworth (DEN), 14-52
C. Hill (CLE), 12-50
Rec
H. Moses (DEN), 5-115
M. Pruitt (CLE), 6-47
Sun 11/19 1234FINAL
Cleveland (6-6) 017141445
Baltimore (5-7) 737724
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 22-15-309, 0 INT, 4 TD
B. Troup (BAL), 38-24-296, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
G. Pruitt (CLE), 18-69
J. Washington (BAL), 9-34
Rec
R. Rucker (CLE), 6-123, 1 TD
D. McCauley (BAL), 6-49
Sun 11/26 1234FINAL
Los Angeles (10-3) 3601019
Cleveland (7-6) 1077630
Pass
P. Haden (LA), 39-20-197, 3 INT, 1 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 23-15-246, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Bryant (LA), 9-44
G. Pruitt (CLE), 9-74, 1 TD
Rec
J. Cappelletti (LA), 7-68
C. Hill (CLE), 3-25
Sun 12/3 1234FINAL
Cleveland (7-7) 0107724
Seattle (8-6) 14971747
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 36-20-250, 1 INT, 3 TD
J. Zorn (SEA), 24-15-219, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
G. Pruitt (CLE), 12-113
D. Sims (SEA), 23-91, 3 TD
Rec
D. Logan (CLE), 5-43, 2 TD
S. Largent (SEA), 8-108, 1 TD
Sun 12/10 12345F/OT
NY Jets (8-7) 010024034
Cleveland (8-7) 710107337
Pass
M. Robinson (NYJ), 44-22-289, 4 INT, 3 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 32-20-283, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
B. Harper (NYJ), 4-49
G. Pruitt (CLE), 21-138
Rec
S. Dierking (NYJ), 5-42
G. Pruitt (CLE), 6-69, 1 TD
Sun 12/17 1234FINAL
Cleveland (8-8) 6010016
Cincinnati (4-12) 01772448
Pass
M. Miller (CLE), 21-6-129, 2 INT, 0 TD
K. Anderson (CIN), 22-14-256, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
G. Pruitt (CLE), 22-182, 1 TD
P. Johnson (CIN), 27-160, 1 TD
Rec
D. Logan (CLE), 3-86
I. Curtis (CIN), 7-138

Preseason

Monday, August 7, 1978 FINAL
NY Giants (1-0) 21
Cleveland (0-1) 7
Saturday, August 12, 1978 FINAL
Cleveland (1-1) 20
Buffalo (0-2) 10
Monday, August 21, 1978 FINAL
Detroit (2-1) 10
Cleveland (2-1) 14
Sunday, August 27, 1978 FINAL
Cleveland (2-2) 10
New England (4-0) 21

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