1978 New England Patriots Schedule & Results

1978 New England Patriots schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Postseason

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

Regular Season

Sun 9/3 1234FINAL
Washington (1-0) 306716
New England (0-1) 007714
Pass
J. Theismann (WAS), 24-10-184, 1 INT, 1 TD
S. Grogan (NE), 31-12-199, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
M. Thomas (WAS), 11-70
H. Ivory (NE), 16-89
Rec
M. Thomas (WAS), 4-46, 1 TD
H. Jackson (NE), 7-124, 1 TD
Sun 9/10 1234FINAL
New England (1-1) 3130016
St. Louis (0-2) 00606
Pass
S. Grogan (NE), 21-13-172, 2 INT, 1 TD
J. Hart (STL), 28-12-150, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Calhoun (NE), 17-143
S. Jones (STL), 9-35
Rec
R. Francis (NE), 6-74, 1 TD
E. Ramson (STL), 4-42
Mon 9/18 1234FINAL
Baltimore (1-2) 0702734
New England (1-2) 6701427
Pass
B. Troup (BAL), 15-10-221, 1 INT, 2 TD
S. Grogan (NE), 33-11-229, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Washington (BAL), 16-53
A. Johnson (NE), 27-109, 1 TD
Rec
R. Carr (BAL), 6-187, 2 TD
S. Cunningham (NE), 3-10
Sun 9/24 1234FINAL
New England (2-2) 077721
Oakland (2-2) 1400014
Pass
S. Grogan (NE), 25-14-219, 3 INT, 1 TD
K. Stabler (OAK), 21-13-180, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
S. Grogan (NE), 6-65
M. van Eeghen (OAK), 16-46
Rec
R. Francis (NE), 5-126, 1 TD
D. Casper (OAK), 4-55, 1 TD
Sun 10/1 1234FINAL
San Diego (1-4) 0137323
New England (3-2) 7071428
Pass
D. Fouts (SD), 18-14-173, 1 INT, 3 TD
S. Grogan (NE), 29-17-231, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
H. Bauer (SD), 16-60
S. Cunningham (NE), 7-27
Rec
J. Jefferson (SD), 3-74, 2 TD
R. Francis (NE), 5-64, 1 TD
Sun 10/8 1234FINAL
Philadelphia (3-3) 077014
New England (4-2) 1077024
Pass
R. Jaworski (PHI), 39-18-189, 0 INT, 1 TD
S. Grogan (NE), 23-12-189, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Montgomery (PHI), 13-70
S. Cunningham (NE), 25-76, 1 TD
Rec
M. Hogan (PHI), 7-47
A. Johnson (NE), 5-58
Sun 10/15 1234FINAL
New England (5-2) 300710
Cincinnati (0-7) 03003
Pass
S. Grogan (NE), 26-13-184, 2 INT, 0 TD
K. Anderson (CIN), 42-24-223, 3 INT, 0 TD
Rush
S. Grogan (NE), 7-48
B. Clark (CIN), 7-39
Rec
S. Morgan (NE), 4-66
L. Elliott (CIN), 6-41
Sun 10/22 1234FINAL
Miami (5-3) 777324
New England (6-2) 0177933
Pass
B. Griese (MIA), 35-22-227, 2 INT, 2 TD
S. Grogan (NE), 22-10-176, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
D. Williams (MIA), 19-116, 1 TD
H. Ivory (NE), 15-113, 2 TD
Rec
A. Tillman (MIA), 8-89, 1 TD
H. Jackson (NE), 4-70
Sun 10/29 1234FINAL
NY Jets (5-4) 7001421
New England (7-2) 21207755
Pass
P. Ryan (NYJ), 13-9-106, 2 INT, 0 TD
S. Grogan (NE), 19-15-281, 0 INT, 4 TD
Rush
B. Harper (NYJ), 4-32, 1 TD
D. Calhoun (NE), 10-89
Rec
T. Newton (NYJ), 5-48
H. Jackson (NE), 5-118, 2 TD
Sun 11/5 1234FINAL
New England (8-2) 077014
Buffalo (3-7) 300710
Pass
S. Grogan (NE), 17-5-65, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Ferguson (BUF), 23-14-114, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
H. Ivory (NE), 16-128, 2 TD
T. Miller (BUF), 12-58
Rec
R. Francis (NE), 2-26
B. Chandler (BUF), 4-35, 1 TD
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
M. Barber (HOU), 4-54
S. Cunningham (NE), 3-45
Sun 11/19 1234FINAL
New England (9-3) 0100919
NY Jets (6-6) 703717
Pass
S. Grogan (NE), 18-10-99, 1 INT, 0 TD
M. Robinson (NYJ), 10-7-121, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
S. Cunningham (NE), 21-81
K. Long (NYJ), 15-33, 1 TD
Rec
H. Ivory (NE), 3-23
K. Long (NYJ), 6-45
Sun 11/26 1234FINAL
New England (10-3) 1477735
Baltimore (5-8) 707014
Pass
S. Grogan (NE), 20-9-247, 1 INT, 2 TD
B. Troup (BAL), 28-15-246, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
A. Johnson (NE), 8-88, 1 TD
R. Lee (BAL), 13-91
Rec
S. Morgan (NE), 5-170, 1 TD
J. Washington (BAL), 4-22
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
Buffalo (4-11) 0107724
New England (11-4) 0771226
Pass
J. Ferguson (BUF), 24-9-133, 1 INT, 1 TD
S. Grogan (NE), 21-13-160, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
T. Miller (BUF), 14-74, 1 TD
H. Ivory (NE), 16-91, 1 TD
Rec
F. Lewis (BUF), 4-40, 1 TD
S. Cunningham (NE), 3-16
Mon 12/18 1234FINAL
New England (11-5) 00033
Miami (11-5) 767323
Pass
T. Owen (NE), 24-14-167, 2 INT, 0 TD
B. Griese (MIA), 13-12-171, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
S. Cunningham (NE), 10-33
G. Davis (MIA), 13-49, 1 TD
Rec
S. Cunningham (NE), 5-51
D. Harris (MIA), 3-95, 1 TD

Preseason

Saturday, August 5, 1978 FINAL
New England (1-0) 14
Los Angeles (0-1) 7
Saturday, August 12, 1978 FINAL
New England (2-0) 21
Oakland (1-1) 7
Sunday, August 20, 1978 FINAL
Kansas City (2-1) 7
New England (3-0) 24
Sunday, August 27, 1978 FINAL
Cleveland (2-2) 10
New England (4-0) 21

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