1978 San Francisco 49ers Schedule & Results

1978 San Francisco 49ers schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 9/3 1234FINAL
San Francisco (0-1) 07007
Cleveland (1-0) 7701024
Pass
S. DeBerg (SF), 32-16-174, 3 INT, 1 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 25-12-190, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
O. Simpson (SF), 22-78
G. Pruitt (CLE), 22-106, 1 TD
Rec
T. LeCount (SF), 5-63
R. Rucker (CLE), 3-113, 1 TD
Sun 9/10 1234FINAL
Chicago (2-0) 333716
San Francisco (0-2) 730313
Pass
B. Avellini (CHI), 22-7-115, 1 INT, 0 TD
S. DeBerg (SF), 32-12-112, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 21-62
O. Simpson (SF), 27-108
Rec
R. Harper (CHI), 3-25
O. Simpson (SF), 5-56, 1 TD
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
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
Cincinnati (0-5) 009312
San Francisco (1-4) 7140728
Pass
K. Anderson (CIN), 26-13-183, 4 INT, 1 TD
S. DeBerg (SF), 17-8-66, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
B. Clark (CIN), 9-44
P. Hofer (SF), 7-36, 1 TD
Rec
I. Curtis (CIN), 4-46
K. MacAfee (SF), 3-25
Sun 10/8 1234FINAL
San Francisco (1-5) 307010
Los Angeles (6-0) 7107327
Pass
S. DeBerg (SF), 26-7-83, 1 INT, 0 TD
P. Haden (LA), 24-12-161, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
O. Simpson (SF), 20-83
L. McCutcheon (LA), 13-67
Rec
O. Simpson (SF), 4-30
J. Cappelletti (LA), 4-41, 1 TD
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
I. Harris (NO), 1-15, 1 TD
F. Solomon (SF), 5-70, 1 TD
Sun 10/22 1234FINAL
Atlanta (4-4) 7001320
San Francisco (1-7) 770317
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 20-15-256, 0 INT, 1 TD
S. DeBerg (SF), 22-8-79, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
H. Stanback (ATL), 14-65
O. Simpson (SF), 18-96, 1 TD
Rec
A. Jackson (ATL), 4-113
F. Solomon (SF), 5-46
Sun 10/29 1234FINAL
San Francisco (1-8) 760720
Washington (7-2) 014141038
Pass
S. DeBerg (SF), 33-19-215, 3 INT, 0 TD
B. Kilmer (WAS), 23-12-185, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
B. Ferrell (SF), 11-67
J. Riggins (WAS), 21-61, 2 TD
Rec
F. Solomon (SF), 7-45
R. Thompson (WAS), 2-21
Sun 11/5 1234FINAL
San Francisco (1-9) 300710
Atlanta (6-4) 077721
Pass
S. DeBerg (SF), 20-6-75, 1 INT, 0 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 26-14-164, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Ferrell (SF), 18-63
R. Patton (ATL), 10-33
Rec
K. Harrison (SF), 2-63
W. Francis (ATL), 4-75, 1 TD
Sun 11/12 1234FINAL
St. Louis (3-8) 367016
San Francisco (1-10) 300710
Pass
J. Hart (STL), 38-17-221, 2 INT, 2 TD
S. Bull (SF), 27-10-180, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Otis (STL), 23-69
B. Ferrell (SF), 12-55, 1 TD
Rec
M. Gray (STL), 6-93
K. MacAfee (SF), 3-43
Sun 11/19 1234FINAL
Los Angeles (10-2) 7771031
San Francisco (1-11) 0771428
Pass
P. Haden (LA), 25-17-267, 0 INT, 2 TD
S. Bull (SF), 15-9-113, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
L. McCutcheon (LA), 15-55
P. Hofer (SF), 20-104, 3 TD
Rec
R. Jessie (LA), 6-116, 1 TD
P. Seal (SF), 3-60
Mon 11/27 1234FINAL
Pittsburgh (11-2) 3140724
San Francisco (1-12) 00707
Pass
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 21-13-195, 1 INT, 3 TD
S. Bull (SF), 28-10-113, 5 INT, 0 TD
Rush
R. Moser (PIT), 15-63
P. Hofer (SF), 16-35, 1 TD
Rec
L. Swann (PIT), 8-134, 2 TD
P. Seal (SF), 3-38
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
Tampa Bay (5-10) 03003
San Francisco (2-13) 03036
Pass
M. Rae (TB), 27-13-140, 1 INT, 0 TD
S. Bull (SF), 17-10-98, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
L. Carter (TB), 15-60
P. Hofer (SF), 17-56
Rec
L. Carter (TB), 4-32
P. Hofer (SF), 7-65
Sun 12/17 1234FINAL
San Francisco (2-14) 700714
Detroit (7-9) 3177633
Pass
S. DeBerg (SF), 3-3-97, 0 INT, 1 TD
G. Danielson (DET), 30-15-180, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
P. Hofer (SF), 15-96
D. Bussey (DET), 19-51, 2 TD
Rec
P. Seal (SF), 2-35
L. Blue (DET), 6-55

Preseason

Saturday, August 5, 1978 FINAL
San Francisco (0-1) 24
Dallas (1-0) 41
Saturday, August 12, 1978 FINAL
Seattle (2-0) 20
San Francisco (0-2) 6
Sunday, August 20, 1978 FINAL
Oakland (2-1) 31
San Francisco (0-3) 14
Friday, August 25, 1978 FINAL
San Francisco (1-3) 24
Denver (2-2) 13

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