1978 Dallas Cowboys Schedule & Results

1978 Dallas Cowboys schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Postseason

1978 NFC Divisional Playoff Game
Sat 12/30 1234FINAL
Atlanta (9-7) 7130020
Dallas (12-4) 1037727
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 23-8-95, 3 INT, 1 TD
D. White (DAL), 20-10-127, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Bean (ATL), 17-72, 1 TD
S. Laidlaw (DAL), 17-66, 2 TD
Rec
W. Francis (ATL), 6-66, 1 TD
B. DuPree (DAL), 5-59
1978 NFC Championship Game
Sun 1/7 1234FINAL
Dallas (12-4) 0072128
Los Angeles (12-4) 00000
Pass
R. Staubach (DAL), 25-13-126, 2 INT, 2 TD
V. Ferragamo (LA), 16-7-130, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 17-101, 1 TD
C. Bryant (LA), 20-52
Rec
B. DuPree (DAL), 3-48, 1 TD
R. Jessie (LA), 4-42
Super Bowl XIII
Sun 1/21 1234FINAL
Pittsburgh (14-2) 71401435
Dallas (12-4) 7731431
Pass
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 30-17-318, 1 INT, 4 TD
R. Staubach (DAL), 30-17-228, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
F. Harris (PIT), 20-68, 1 TD
T. Dorsett (DAL), 16-96
Rec
L. Swann (PIT), 7-124, 1 TD
T. Dorsett (DAL), 5-44

Regular Season

Mon 9/4 1234FINAL
Baltimore (0-1) 00000
Dallas (1-0) 02114338
Pass
M. Kirkland (BAL), 20-9-116, 2 INT, 0 TD
R. Staubach (DAL), 22-16-280, 2 INT, 4 TD
Rush
D. McCauley (BAL), 12-40
T. Dorsett (DAL), 15-147
Rec
R. McCall (BAL), 3-53
P. Pearson (DAL), 4-49
Sun 9/10 1234FINAL
Dallas (2-0) 7146734
NY Giants (1-1) 0710724
Pass
R. Staubach (DAL), 28-18-212, 1 INT, 2 TD
J. Pisarcik (NYG), 37-15-261, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 24-111, 1 TD
B. Hammond (NYG), 5-33, 1 TD
Rec
D. Pearson (DAL), 6-89
J. Robinson (NYG), 4-100
Sun 9/17 1234FINAL
Dallas (2-1) 070714
Los Angeles (3-0) 7701327
Pass
R. Staubach (DAL), 46-22-246, 4 INT, 2 TD
P. Haden (LA), 25-14-227, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 19-38
C. Bryant (LA), 20-61
Rec
T. Dorsett (DAL), 6-32
R. Jessie (LA), 7-144, 1 TD
Sun 9/24 1234FINAL
St. Louis (0-4) 732012
Dallas (3-1) 0701421
Pass
J. Hart (STL), 30-15-204, 0 INT, 1 TD
R. Staubach (DAL), 26-16-182, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Morris (STL), 16-65
T. Dorsett (DAL), 21-154, 1 TD
Rec
M. Gray (STL), 7-107, 1 TD
R. Newhouse (DAL), 3-27, 1 TD
Mon 10/2 1234FINAL
Dallas (3-2) 00325
Washington (5-0) 33309
Pass
R. Staubach (DAL), 30-13-212, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Theismann (WAS), 22-11-156, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 21-61
J. Riggins (WAS), 19-96
Rec
D. Pearson (DAL), 4-72
R. Thompson (WAS), 6-88
Sun 10/8 1234FINAL
NY Giants (3-3) 03003
Dallas (4-2) 777324
Pass
J. Pisarcik (NYG), 6-3-76, 0 INT, 0 TD
R. Staubach (DAL), 32-17-246, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
D. Kotar (NYG), 5-42
T. Dorsett (DAL), 17-73
Rec
J. Robinson (NYG), 2-53
T. Hill (DAL), 7-112, 2 TD
Sun 10/15 12345F/OT
Dallas (5-2) 07140324
St. Louis (0-7) 7707021
Pass
R. Staubach (DAL), 40-23-289, 2 INT, 3 TD
J. Hart (STL), 28-17-264, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
R. Newhouse (DAL), 12-47
J. Otis (STL), 28-88, 2 TD
Rec
D. Pearson (DAL), 7-101
M. Gray (STL), 4-89
Sun 10/22 1234FINAL
Philadelphia (4-4) 00707
Dallas (6-2) 0140014
Pass
R. Jaworski (PHI), 27-14-179, 0 INT, 1 TD
R. Staubach (DAL), 22-10-108, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Montgomery (PHI), 18-57
R. Newhouse (DAL), 12-67, 1 TD
Rec
K. Krepfle (PHI), 4-100, 1 TD
R. Newhouse (DAL), 3-32
Thu 10/26 1234FINAL
Minnesota (5-4) 1470021
Dallas (6-3) 037010
Pass
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 32-18-139, 0 INT, 2 TD
R. Staubach (DAL), 26-12-148, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Foreman (MIN), 22-101
R. Newhouse (DAL), 11-43, 1 TD
Rec
C. Foreman (MIN), 5-33, 1 TD
T. Hill (DAL), 3-34
Sun 11/5 1234FINAL
Dallas (6-4) 036716
Miami (7-3) 1730323
Pass
R. Staubach (DAL), 30-19-275, 2 INT, 1 TD
B. Griese (MIA), 18-12-185, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 10-49
D. Williams (MIA), 15-26, 1 TD
Rec
B. DuPree (DAL), 8-73, 1 TD
D. Harris (MIA), 4-31
Sun 11/12 1234FINAL
Dallas (7-4) 71414742
Green Bay (7-4) 700714
Pass
R. Staubach (DAL), 31-19-200, 0 INT, 2 TD
B. Douglass (GB), 5-3-41, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 23-149, 2 TD
T. Middleton (GB), 9-29
Rec
P. Pearson (DAL), 5-35
R. McGeorge (GB), 3-41
Sun 11/19 1234FINAL
New Orleans (5-7) 70007
Dallas (8-4) 0147627
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 38-24-235, 3 INT, 0 TD
R. Staubach (DAL), 15-9-141, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Muncie (NO), 7-26, 1 TD
T. Dorsett (DAL), 25-152, 1 TD
Rec
T. Galbreath (NO), 7-66
B. DuPree (DAL), 3-73, 1 TD
Thu 11/23 1234FINAL
Washington (8-5) 003710
Dallas (9-4) 13710737
Pass
J. Theismann (WAS), 24-10-150, 0 INT, 1 TD
R. Staubach (DAL), 19-9-218, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Riggins (WAS), 12-40
S. Laidlaw (DAL), 16-122, 2 TD
Rec
R. Thompson (WAS), 3-64
D. Pearson (DAL), 4-116, 1 TD
Sun 12/3 1234FINAL
New England (10-4) 730010
Dallas (10-4) 307717
Pass
S. Grogan (NE), 29-13-170, 2 INT, 0 TD
R. Staubach (DAL), 27-15-243, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
S. Cunningham (NE), 14-93, 1 TD
T. Dorsett (DAL), 15-49
Rec
H. Jackson (NE), 6-80
T. Hill (DAL), 4-72, 1 TD
Sun 12/10 1234FINAL
Dallas (11-4) 14010731
Philadelphia (8-7) 700613
Pass
R. Staubach (DAL), 19-13-190, 0 INT, 2 TD
R. Jaworski (PHI), 26-9-151, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 20-63, 1 TD
W. Montgomery (PHI), 15-75
Rec
T. Hill (DAL), 4-73
H. Carmichael (PHI), 3-91
Sun 12/17 1234FINAL
Dallas (12-4) 7313730
NY Jets (8-8) 00077
Pass
D. White (DAL), 24-15-156, 1 INT, 0 TD
M. Robinson (NYJ), 28-8-102, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 29-121, 1 TD
K. Long (NYJ), 9-40
Rec
T. Dorsett (DAL), 5-27
D. Gaffney (NYJ), 3-47

Preseason

Saturday, August 5, 1978 FINAL
San Francisco (0-1) 24
Dallas (1-0) 41
Saturday, August 12, 1978 FINAL
Dallas (2-0) 21
Denver (1-1) 14
Saturday, August 19, 1978 FINAL
Houston (1-2) 27
Dallas (2-1) 13
Saturday, August 26, 1978 FINAL
Pittsburgh (2-2) 13
Dallas (3-1) 16

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