1978 San Diego Chargers Schedule & Results

1978 San Diego Chargers schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 9/3 1234FINAL
San Diego (1-0) 737724
Seattle (0-1) 670720
Pass
D. Fouts (SD), 22-14-186, 1 INT, 2 TD
J. Zorn (SEA), 32-21-329, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
B. Matthews (SD), 10-49
D. Sims (SEA), 18-61
Rec
D. Woods (SD), 7-77
S. Largent (SEA), 6-127, 1 TD
Sun 9/10 1234FINAL
Oakland (1-1) 0701421
San Diego (1-1) 0130720
Pass
K. Stabler (OAK), 35-15-307, 3 INT, 2 TD
D. Fouts (SD), 29-17-175, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
M. van Eeghen (OAK), 12-72
B. Matthews (SD), 20-78
Rec
D. Casper (OAK), 5-100, 1 TD
B. Matthews (SD), 4-25
Sun 9/17 1234FINAL
San Diego (1-2) 0140014
Denver (2-1) 7061427
Pass
D. Fouts (SD), 33-19-230, 2 INT, 1 TD
C. Morton (DEN), 22-12-141, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Matthews (SD), 11-56
L. Perrin (DEN), 9-56, 2 TD
Rec
L. Mitchell (SD), 5-42
R. Odoms (DEN), 5-69
Sun 9/24 1234FINAL
Green Bay (3-1) 0710724
San Diego (1-3) 00303
Pass
D. Whitehurst (GB), 14-7-92, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Harris (SD), 18-11-111, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
T. Middleton (GB), 18-66, 1 TD
L. Mitchell (SD), 14-47
Rec
J. Lofton (GB), 3-52
C. Joiner (SD), 4-53
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
L. Mitchell (SD), 3-22
R. Francis (NE), 5-64, 1 TD
Sun 10/8 1234FINAL
Denver (4-2) 00000
San Diego (2-4) 773623
Pass
N. Weese (DEN), 11-5-54, 1 INT, 0 TD
D. Fouts (SD), 34-22-187, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Preston (DEN), 4-31
L. Mitchell (SD), 19-65
Rec
D. Preston (DEN), 3-35
L. Mitchell (SD), 9-51
Sun 10/15 1234FINAL
Miami (5-2) 7147028
San Diego (2-5) 0714021
Pass
B. Griese (MIA), 11-8-98, 0 INT, 1 TD
D. Fouts (SD), 30-22-313, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Williams (MIA), 23-92
L. Mitchell (SD), 19-77, 2 TD
Rec
N. Moore (MIA), 4-59, 1 TD
L. Mitchell (SD), 6-64, 1 TD
Sun 10/22 1234FINAL
San Diego (2-6) 700714
Detroit (2-6) 17140031
Pass
J. Harris (SD), 16-8-132, 1 INT, 1 TD
G. Danielson (DET), 32-22-210, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
L. Mitchell (SD), 9-53
D. Bussey (DET), 18-91
Rec
C. Joiner (SD), 5-110, 1 TD
D. Bussey (DET), 6-61, 1 TD
Sun 10/29 1234FINAL
San Diego (3-6) 7071327
Oakland (5-4) 0200323
Pass
D. Fouts (SD), 28-11-165, 1 INT, 1 TD
K. Stabler (OAK), 16-10-119, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
L. Mitchell (SD), 24-92
M. van Eeghen (OAK), 22-93, 1 TD
Rec
L. Mitchell (SD), 5-75
D. Casper (OAK), 4-43, 1 TD
Sun 11/5 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (1-9) 0001313
San Diego (4-6) 3313322
Pass
K. Anderson (CIN), 26-11-131, 3 INT, 2 TD
D. Fouts (SD), 25-13-162, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Turner (CIN), 16-116
L. Mitchell (SD), 28-101
Rec
B. Brooks (CIN), 3-72, 1 TD
J. Jefferson (SD), 6-97
Sun 11/12 12345F/OT
Kansas City (2-9) 06710023
San Diego (5-6) 6773629
Pass
M. Livingston (KC), 28-19-224, 0 INT, 0 TD
D. Fouts (SD), 20-13-188, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
A. Morgado (KC), 29-115, 2 TD
L. Mitchell (SD), 29-144
Rec
T. Reed (KC), 9-91
J. Jefferson (SD), 7-130, 2 TD
Sun 11/19 1234FINAL
San Diego (6-6) 706013
Minnesota (7-5) 70007
Pass
D. Fouts (SD), 19-9-131, 2 INT, 1 TD
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 42-27-230, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Woods (SD), 23-76
C. Foreman (MIN), 13-42
Rec
B. Klein (SD), 6-69
C. Foreman (MIN), 9-76
Sun 11/26 1234FINAL
San Diego (6-7) 00000
Kansas City (3-10) 0173323
Pass
J. Harris (SD), 41-15-164, 5 INT, 0 TD
M. Livingston (KC), 21-13-136, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
L. Mitchell (SD), 14-58
T. McKnight (KC), 11-104
Rec
L. Mitchell (SD), 6-41
T. McKnight (KC), 5-26
Mon 12/4 1234FINAL
Chicago (5-9) 00707
San Diego (7-7) 17610740
Pass
V. Evans (CHI), 2-1-38, 1 INT, 0 TD
D. Fouts (SD), 24-16-269, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 17-50
D. Woods (SD), 12-50
Rec
J. Scott (CHI), 2-58
J. Jefferson (SD), 7-155, 1 TD
Sun 12/10 1234FINAL
Seattle (8-7) 730010
San Diego (8-7) 31701737
Pass
J. Zorn (SEA), 31-14-150, 1 INT, 1 TD
D. Fouts (SD), 33-22-279, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
S. Smith (SEA), 10-63
D. Woods (SD), 11-47
Rec
S. Smith (SEA), 4-44
L. Mitchell (SD), 7-49
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

Friday, August 4, 1978 FINAL
San Diego (0-1) 9
Seattle (1-0) 17
Saturday, August 12, 1978 FINAL
San Diego (1-1) 17
Los Angeles (0-2) 0
Saturday, August 19, 1978 FINAL
NY Jets (2-1) 23
San Diego (1-2) 10
Saturday, August 26, 1978 FINAL
San Diego (2-2) 17
NY Giants (2-2) 6

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