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1978 Pittsburgh Steelers 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
14-2-0 3-3 6157 3462 2695 49 380 4858 2771 2087 62 310
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1978 was the forty-fifth season for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the ninth season for Chuck Noll as the head coach of the Steelers. They finished the season 14-2-0 in the regular season and 3-0 in the playoffs eventually winning the NFL championship against the Dallas Cowboys 35-31 for the team's sixth championship. At the conclusion of the season one different people were recognized for their successful seasons: Terry Bradshaw, Super Bowl Most Valuable Player and Most Valuable Player.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Buffalo Bills 28-17
Week 2 Seattle Seahawks 21-10
Week 3 @ Cincinnati Bengals 28-3
Week 4 Cleveland Browns 15-9
Week 5 @ New York Jets 28-17
Week 6 Atlanta Falcons 31-7
Week 7 @ Cleveland Browns 34-14
Week 8 Houston Oilers 17-24
Week 9 Kansas City Chiefs 27-24
Week 10 New Orleans Saints 20-14
Week 11 @ Los Angeles Rams 7-10
Week 12 Cincinnati Bengals 7-6
Week 13 @ San Francisco 49ers 24-7
Week 14 @ Houston Oilers 13-3
Week 15 Baltimore Colts 35-13
Week 16 @ Denver Broncos 21-17

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Denver Broncos 33-10
Conference Championship Houston Oilers 34-5
Super Bowl vs. Dallas Cowboys 35-31

Coaches

Head Coach: Defensive Coordinator: Wide Receivers Coach: Offensive Line Coach: Offensive Backfield Coach: Linebackers Coach: Defensive Backs Coach: Defensive Backfield Coach: Strength Coach: Flexibility Coach: