1978 New Orleans Saints Schedule & Results

1978 New Orleans Saints schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Preseason

Saturday, August 5, 1978 FINAL
Philadelphia (1-1) 7
New Orleans (1-0) 14
Saturday, August 12, 1978 FINAL
Miami (2-1) 31
New Orleans (1-1) 17
Saturday, August 19, 1978 FINAL
Tampa Bay (3-0) 14
New Orleans (1-2) 3
Saturday, August 26, 1978 FINAL
New Orleans (2-2) 17
Houston (1-3) 3

Regular Season

Sun 9/3 1234FINAL
Minnesota (0-1) 7100724
New Orleans (1-0) 14100731
Pass
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 49-28-282, 4 INT, 2 TD
A. Manning (NO), 22-15-193, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Foreman (MIN), 18-122, 1 TD
T. Galbreath (NO), 14-77, 1 TD
Rec
R. Young (MIN), 12-134, 2 TD
I. Harris (NO), 4-50
Sun 9/10 1234FINAL
New Orleans (1-1) 370717
Green Bay (2-0) 777728
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 53-33-303, 1 INT, 1 TD
D. Whitehurst (GB), 15-10-161, 0 INT, 4 TD
Rush
C. Muncie (NO), 11-48
T. Middleton (GB), 19-114
Rec
T. Galbreath (NO), 14-122
B. Smith (GB), 4-18
Sun 9/17 1234FINAL
Philadelphia (1-2) 0710724
New Orleans (1-2) 707317
Pass
R. Jaworski (PHI), 23-14-182, 1 INT, 3 TD
A. Manning (NO), 32-17-239, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Montgomery (PHI), 18-104
M. Strachan (NO), 14-70
Rec
H. Carmichael (PHI), 5-95, 2 TD
T. Galbreath (NO), 5-55
Sun 9/24 1234FINAL
New Orleans (2-2) 01001020
Cincinnati (0-4) 3100518
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 25-14-208, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Reaves (CIN), 17-9-117, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
A. Manning (NO), 3-28
P. Johnson (CIN), 22-98
Rec
T. Galbreath (NO), 5-22
I. Curtis (CIN), 2-18
Sun 10/1 1234FINAL
Los Angeles (5-0) 6140626
New Orleans (2-3) 076720
Pass
P. Haden (LA), 21-10-167, 1 INT, 1 TD
A. Manning (NO), 27-17-208, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
C. Bryant (LA), 19-79
M. Strachan (NO), 16-62
Rec
W. Miller (LA), 4-64, 1 TD
T. Galbreath (NO), 6-61, 1 TD
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
O. Newsome (CLE), 4-35, 1 TD
H. Childs (NO), 7-86
Sun 10/15 1234FINAL
New Orleans (3-4) 770014
San Francisco (1-6) 00077
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 4-2-31, 0 INT, 1 TD
S. DeBerg (SF), 37-16-147, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Galbreath (NO), 18-82
O. Simpson (SF), 17-37
Rec
C. Muncie (NO), 1-16
F. Solomon (SF), 5-70, 1 TD
Sun 10/22 1234FINAL
New Orleans (4-4) 030710
Los Angeles (7-1) 03003
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 22-11-130, 0 INT, 1 TD
P. Haden (LA), 28-15-194, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
T. Galbreath (NO), 13-33
L. McCutcheon (LA), 19-49
Rec
H. Childs (NO), 4-60
J. Cappelletti (LA), 4-22
Sun 10/29 1234FINAL
NY Giants (5-4) 7100017
New Orleans (5-4) 0771428
Pass
J. Pisarcik (NYG), 15-5-69, 3 INT, 0 TD
A. Manning (NO), 21-13-166, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
D. Kotar (NYG), 9-81
T. Galbreath (NO), 21-61, 1 TD
Rec
J. Robinson (NYG), 4-79
T. Galbreath (NO), 3-53
Sun 11/5 1234FINAL
New Orleans (5-5) 070714
Pittsburgh (9-1) 3010720
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 32-22-344, 1 INT, 1 TD
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 23-16-200, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
C. Muncie (NO), 15-39
R. Bleier (PIT), 17-84
Rec
H. Childs (NO), 6-94
F. Harris (PIT), 4-37
Sun 11/12 1234FINAL
Atlanta (7-4) 0331420
New Orleans (5-6) 3140017
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 33-16-218, 1 INT, 1 TD
A. Manning (NO), 25-14-169, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Bean (ATL), 8-45
C. Muncie (NO), 18-63
Rec
B. Ryckman (ATL), 4-68
W. Chandler (NO), 7-117
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
Sun 11/26 1234FINAL
New Orleans (5-8) 773017
Atlanta (8-5) 7301020
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 24-13-241, 1 INT, 1 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 43-23-266, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Muncie (NO), 17-67, 1 TD
B. Bean (ATL), 19-93
Rec
W. Chandler (NO), 4-31
B. Ryckman (ATL), 4-69
Sun 12/3 1234FINAL
San Francisco (1-13) 373013
New Orleans (6-8) 3140724
Pass
S. Bull (SF), 27-9-147, 1 INT, 1 TD
A. Manning (NO), 34-22-199, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
B. Ferrell (SF), 20-90
C. Muncie (NO), 14-87, 1 TD
Rec
B. Ferrell (SF), 4-33
W. Chandler (NO), 6-103, 2 TD
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
New Orleans (7-9) 307717
Tampa Bay (5-11) 300710
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 36-25-250, 2 INT, 1 TD
D. Williams (TB), 22-7-96, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Muncie (NO), 11-68, 1 TD
J. Davis (TB), 9-44
Rec
H. Childs (NO), 6-80, 1 TD
L. Mucker (TB), 2-56

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