1978 San Diego Chargers schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
9-7-0 0-0 5471 3375 2096 51 315 4559 2351 2208 38 273
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The San Diego Chargers' nineteenth season was in 1978, and it was the fifth season Tommy Prothro served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 9-7-0, 5-3-0 at home and 4-4-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Seattle Seahawks 24-20
Week 2 Oakland Raiders 20-21
Week 3 @ Denver Broncos 14-27
Week 4 Green Bay Packers 3-24
Week 5 @ New England Patriots 23-28
Week 6 Denver Broncos 23-0
Week 7 Miami Dolphins 21-28
Week 8 @ Detroit Lions 14-31
Week 9 @ Oakland Raiders 27-23
Week 10 Cincinnati Bengals 22-13
Week 11 Kansas City Chiefs 29-23
Week 12 @ Minnesota Vikings 13-7
Week 13 @ Kansas City Chiefs 0-23
Week 14 Chicago Bears 40-7
Week 15 Seattle Seahawks 37-10
Week 16 @ Houston Oilers 45-24

Coaches

Head Coach: Tommy Prothro Interim Head Coach: Don Coryell Defensive Coordinator: Jackie Simpson Defensive Line Coach: Jerry Smith