1978 Washington Redskins 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
8-8-0 0-0 4647 2565 2082 37 261 4914 2378 2536 32 283
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The Washington Redskins' forty-seventh season was in 1978, playing their home games at RFK Stadium. During the offseason they hired Jack Pardee to lead the team. Pardee brought three years of experience as a head coach. They finished the season 8-8-0, 5-3-0 at home and 3-5-0 on the road. At the end of the season, John Riggins was awarded with the Comeback Player of the Year award.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ New England Patriots 16-14
Week 2 Philadelphia Eagles 35-30
Week 3 @ St. Louis Cardinals 28-10
Week 4 New York Jets 23-3
Week 5 Dallas Cowboys 9-5
Week 6 @ Detroit Lions 21-19
Week 7 @ Philadelphia Eagles 10-17
Week 8 @ New York Giants 6-17
Week 9 San Francisco 49ers 38-20
Week 10 @ Baltimore Colts 17-21
Week 11 New York Giants 16-13
Week 12 St. Louis Cardinals 17-27
Week 13 @ Dallas Cowboys 10-37
Week 14 Miami Dolphins 0-16
Week 15 @ Atlanta Falcons 17-20
Week 16 Chicago Bears 10-14

Coaches

Head Coach: Jack Pardee Offensive Coordinator: Joe Walton Defensive Coordinator: Richard "Doc" Urich Tight Ends Coach: John Hilton Defensive Line Coach: Richard "Doc" Urich Director of Player Personnel: C.A. Temerario Personnel Scout: Mike Faulkiner Administrative Assistant: Mike Faulkiner Executive Assistant to the General Manager: C.A. Temerario