1978 Houston Oilers Schedule & Results

1978 Houston Oilers schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Postseason

1978 AFC Wild Card Game
Sun 12/24 1234FINAL
Houston (10-6) 7001017
Miami (11-5) 70029
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 29-20-306, 0 INT, 1 TD
B. Griese (MIA), 28-11-114, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
E. Campbell (HOU), 26-84, 1 TD
L. Harris (MIA), 9-43
Rec
K. Burrough (HOU), 6-103
D. Harris (MIA), 4-42
1978 AFC Divisional Playoff Game
Sun 12/31 1234FINAL
Houston (10-6) 0213731
New England (11-5) 007714
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 15-12-200, 1 INT, 3 TD
T. Owen (NE), 22-12-144, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
E. Campbell (HOU), 27-118, 1 TD
S. Cunningham (NE), 10-42
Rec
M. Barber (HOU), 5-83, 2 TD
R. Francis (NE), 8-101, 1 TD
1978 AFC Championship Game
Sun 1/7 1234FINAL
Houston (10-6) 03205
Pittsburgh (14-2) 14173034
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 26-12-96, 5 INT, 0 TD
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 19-11-200, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
E. Campbell (HOU), 22-62
F. Harris (PIT), 20-51, 1 TD
Rec
R. Caster (HOU), 5-44
R. Bleier (PIT), 4-42

Regular Season

Sun 9/3 1234FINAL
Houston (0-1) 707014
Atlanta (1-0) 0143320
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 36-19-136, 2 INT, 1 TD
J. Jones (ATL), 23-10-104, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
E. Campbell (HOU), 15-137, 1 TD
B. Bean (ATL), 14-55
Rec
K. Burrough (HOU), 6-56
B. Bean (ATL), 3-37, 1 TD
Sun 9/10 1234FINAL
Houston (1-1) 3301420
Kansas City (1-1) 0107017
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 12-7-47, 0 INT, 0 TD
M. Livingston (KC), 14-9-60, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
E. Campbell (HOU), 22-107, 2 TD
T. Reed (KC), 16-141, 1 TD
Rec
T. Wilson (HOU), 3-7
T. Reed (KC), 4-31
Sun 9/17 1234FINAL
San Francisco (0-3) 066719
Houston (2-1) 737320
Pass
S. DeBerg (SF), 32-20-321, 1 INT, 2 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 24-15-179, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
G. Boykin (SF), 12-44
E. Campbell (HOU), 25-78, 1 TD
Rec
D. Williams (SF), 4-32
K. Burrough (HOU), 7-83, 1 TD
Sun 9/24 1234FINAL
Los Angeles (4-0) 730010
Houston (2-2) 03036
Pass
P. Haden (LA), 26-17-220, 0 INT, 0 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 20-10-120, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Cappelletti (LA), 18-78
E. Campbell (HOU), 13-77
Rec
T. Nelson (LA), 6-98
R. Carpenter (HOU), 4-54
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
Houston (3-3) 0107017
Oakland (4-2) 077721
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 17-9-168, 1 INT, 2 TD
K. Stabler (OAK), 23-14-168, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
E. Campbell (HOU), 25-104
A. Whittington (OAK), 11-39, 1 TD
Rec
R. Coleman (HOU), 3-45
M. Bradshaw (OAK), 5-75
Sun 10/15 1234FINAL
Buffalo (2-5) 370010
Houston (4-3) 707317
Pass
J. Ferguson (BUF), 21-9-95, 0 INT, 0 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 22-12-158, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Brown (BUF), 16-58
E. Campbell (HOU), 19-105
Rec
C. Brown (BUF), 3-31
K. Burrough (HOU), 3-54
Mon 10/23 1234FINAL
Houston (5-3) 0107724
Pittsburgh (7-1) 0100717
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 19-13-160, 0 INT, 0 TD
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 33-17-226, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
E. Campbell (HOU), 21-89, 3 TD
F. Harris (PIT), 16-56
Rec
R. Carpenter (HOU), 4-23
R. Grossman (PIT), 9-116
Sun 10/29 1234FINAL
Houston (5-4) 0001313
Cincinnati (1-8) 7014728
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 27-13-142, 0 INT, 2 TD
K. Anderson (CIN), 16-11-268, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
E. Campbell (HOU), 18-102
D. Turner (CIN), 13-84
Rec
M. Renfro (HOU), 4-56, 1 TD
I. Curtis (CIN), 4-130, 1 TD
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
Houston (7-4) 0771226
New England (8-3) 6170023
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 28-15-200, 1 INT, 1 TD
S. Grogan (NE), 18-9-130, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
E. Campbell (HOU), 24-74, 1 TD
S. Cunningham (NE), 16-87
Rec
R. Carpenter (HOU), 4-39
A. Johnson (NE), 3-23
Mon 11/20 1234FINAL
Miami (8-4) 777930
Houston (8-4) 7771435
Pass
B. Griese (MIA), 33-23-349, 1 INT, 2 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 15-10-156, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Williams (MIA), 18-73, 1 TD
E. Campbell (HOU), 28-199, 4 TD
Rec
L. Harris (MIA), 5-25
M. Barber (HOU), 3-56, 1 TD
Sun 11/26 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (1-12) 730010
Houston (9-4) 0143017
Pass
K. Anderson (CIN), 25-17-141, 0 INT, 1 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 20-9-157, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Turner (CIN), 17-51
E. Campbell (HOU), 27-122
Rec
P. Johnson (CIN), 6-47
K. Burrough (HOU), 4-44
Sun 12/3 1234FINAL
Pittsburgh (12-2) 303713
Houston (9-5) 03003
Pass
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 24-11-97, 1 INT, 1 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 27-10-91, 3 INT, 0 TD
Rush
F. Harris (PIT), 27-102
R. Coleman (HOU), 15-45
Rec
F. Harris (PIT), 4-20
K. Burrough (HOU), 3-19
Sun 12/10 1234FINAL
Houston (10-5) 730717
New Orleans (6-9) 007512
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 18-12-137, 0 INT, 1 TD
A. Manning (NO), 37-25-251, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
E. Campbell (HOU), 25-67, 1 TD
T. Galbreath (NO), 7-22
Rec
K. Burrough (HOU), 5-29
T. Galbreath (NO), 7-18
Sun 12/17 1234FINAL
San Diego (9-7) 021101445
Houston (10-6) 0170724
Pass
D. Fouts (SD), 40-21-369, 2 INT, 4 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 29-14-165, 2 INT, 3 TD
Rush
D. Woods (SD), 16-53, 2 TD
E. Campbell (HOU), 14-77
Rec
J. Jefferson (SD), 6-149, 2 TD
T. Wilson (HOU), 4-31, 1 TD

Preseason

Saturday, August 5, 1978 FINAL
Denver (1-0) 17
Houston (0-1) 12
Monday, August 14, 1978 FINAL
Philadelphia (2-1) 28
Houston (0-2) 10
Saturday, August 19, 1978 FINAL
Houston (1-2) 27
Dallas (2-1) 13
Saturday, August 26, 1978 FINAL
New Orleans (2-2) 17
Houston (1-3) 3

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