1978 New York Giants Schedule & Results

1978 New York Giants schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sat 9/2 1234FINAL
NY Giants (1-0) 736319
Tampa Bay (0-1) 730313
Pass
J. Pisarcik (NYG), 15-9-156, 1 INT, 1 TD
G. Huff (TB), 22-9-84, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
L. Csonka (NYG), 6-28
R. Bell (TB), 13-54
Rec
J. Perkins (NYG), 4-110, 1 TD
J. Giles (TB), 5-57
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
Kansas City (1-2) 070310
NY Giants (2-1) 1463326
Pass
M. Livingston (KC), 28-15-171, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Pisarcik (NYG), 25-15-175, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Reed (KC), 14-114
D. Kotar (NYG), 10-79
Rec
M. Lane (KC), 6-43
A. Dixon (NYG), 4-73
Sun 9/24 1234FINAL
San Francisco (0-4) 030710
NY Giants (3-1) 14310027
Pass
S. DeBerg (SF), 33-11-112, 4 INT, 0 TD
J. Pisarcik (NYG), 26-12-154, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
O. Simpson (SF), 20-88
B. Hammond (NYG), 11-93
Rec
K. MacAfee (SF), 3-27
B. Hammond (NYG), 3-22
Sun 10/1 1234FINAL
NY Giants (3-2) 1400620
Atlanta (2-3) 097723
Pass
J. Pisarcik (NYG), 21-7-86, 0 INT, 0 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 26-14-226, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Doornink (NYG), 8-55
H. Stanback (ATL), 19-51, 1 TD
Rec
A. Dixon (NYG), 2-45
W. Francis (ATL), 7-153, 1 TD
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 1234FINAL
Tampa Bay (3-4) 0140014
NY Giants (4-3) 3001417
Pass
D. Williams (TB), 27-7-100, 2 INT, 0 TD
J. Pisarcik (NYG), 13-4-45, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. DuBose (TB), 24-109, 1 TD
B. Hammond (NYG), 15-63
Rec
J. Obradovich (TB), 3-45
J. Thompson (NYG), 2-32
Sun 10/22 1234FINAL
Washington (6-2) 06006
NY Giants (5-3) 1070017
Pass
J. Theismann (WAS), 38-15-169, 3 INT, 0 TD
J. Pisarcik (NYG), 10-3-111, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Riggins (WAS), 18-78
B. Hammond (NYG), 15-65
Rec
D. Buggs (WAS), 4-34
J. Thompson (NYG), 1-46
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
H. Childs (NO), 3-32, 2 TD
Sun 11/5 1234FINAL
NY Giants (5-5) 003710
St. Louis (2-8) 7130020
Pass
J. Pisarcik (NYG), 27-12-196, 3 INT, 1 TD
J. Hart (STL), 23-12-217, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Hammond (NYG), 11-47
J. Otis (STL), 22-78, 2 TD
Rec
B. Hammond (NYG), 4-20
P. Tilley (STL), 4-101
Sun 11/12 12345F/OT
NY Giants (5-6) 0337013
Washington (8-3) 0337316
Pass
J. Pisarcik (NYG), 20-12-158, 2 INT, 0 TD
J. Theismann (WAS), 35-22-270, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Hammond (NYG), 14-60
M. Thomas (WAS), 16-44, 1 TD
Rec
J. Perkins (NYG), 4-45
M. Thomas (WAS), 8-81
Sun 11/19 1234FINAL
Philadelphia (7-5) 0601319
NY Giants (5-7) 1403017
Pass
R. Jaworski (PHI), 31-15-164, 3 INT, 0 TD
J. Pisarcik (NYG), 23-13-181, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
W. Montgomery (PHI), 22-88, 1 TD
D. Kotar (NYG), 13-36
Rec
H. Carmichael (PHI), 5-105
J. Robinson (NYG), 4-73
Sun 11/26 1234FINAL
NY Giants (5-8) 737017
Buffalo (4-9) 7072741
Pass
J. Pisarcik (NYG), 24-15-230, 1 INT, 2 TD
J. Ferguson (BUF), 15-9-106, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Hammond (NYG), 15-60
T. Miller (BUF), 21-208, 2 TD
Rec
J. Perkins (NYG), 5-68
B. Chandler (BUF), 5-75
Sun 12/3 1234FINAL
Los Angeles (11-3) 3701020
NY Giants (5-9) 073717
Pass
P. Haden (LA), 25-12-102, 0 INT, 0 TD
J. Pisarcik (NYG), 20-8-117, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Bryant (LA), 20-66, 1 TD
R. Dean (NYG), 6-63
Rec
C. Young (LA), 3-48
D. Doornink (NYG), 5-39
Sun 12/10 1234FINAL
St. Louis (5-10) 00000
NY Giants (6-9) 1000717
Pass
J. Hart (STL), 38-15-198, 1 INT, 0 TD
R. Dean (NYG), 14-8-24, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Harrell (STL), 15-82
D. Kotar (NYG), 27-118, 1 TD
Rec
D. Stief (STL), 7-99
G. Shirk (NYG), 3-7, 1 TD
Sun 12/17 1234FINAL
NY Giants (6-10) 30003
Philadelphia (9-7) 1300720
Pass
R. Dean (NYG), 10-7-126, 1 INT, 0 TD
R. Jaworski (PHI), 13-4-72, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
D. Kotar (NYG), 8-30
W. Montgomery (PHI), 25-130, 2 TD
Rec
J. Perkins (NYG), 5-85
H. Carmichael (PHI), 3-57

Preseason

Monday, August 7, 1978 FINAL
NY Giants (1-0) 21
Cleveland (0-1) 7
Saturday, August 12, 1978 FINAL
NY Jets (1-1) 27
NY Giants (1-1) 23
Saturday, August 19, 1978 FINAL
Pittsburgh (2-1) 6
NY Giants (2-1) 13
Saturday, August 26, 1978 FINAL
San Diego (2-2) 17
NY Giants (2-2) 6

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