| ||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. The Chargers played their home games at San Diego Stadium. They finished the season 9-7-0, 5-3-0 at home and 4-4-0 on the road.
1978 San Diego Chargers Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Tommy Prothro Interim Head Coach: Don Coryell Defensive Coordinator: Jackie Simpson Offensive Line Coach: Bobb Mckittrick Defensive Line Coach: Jerry Smith