1978 St. Louis Cardinals 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
6-10-0 0-0 5125 3171 1954 35 281 4747 2351 2396 42 286
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The St. Louis Cardinals' fifty-eighth season was in 1978, playing their home games at Busch Stadium (II). During the offseason they hired Bud Wilkinson to lead the team. Wilkinson had never previously coached in the NFL in any capacity before the 1978 season. They finished the season 6-10-0, 3-5-0 at home and 3-5-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Chicago Bears 10-17
Week 2 New England Patriots 6-16
Week 3 Washington Redskins 10-28
Week 4 @ Dallas Cowboys 12-21
Week 5 @ Miami Dolphins 10-24
Week 6 Baltimore Colts 17-30
Week 7 Dallas Cowboys 21-24
Week 8 @ New York Jets 10-23
Week 9 @ Philadelphia Eagles 16-10
Week 10 New York Giants 20-10
Week 11 @ San Francisco 49ers 16-10
Week 12 @ Washington Redskins 27-17
Week 13 Philadelphia Eagles 10-14
Week 14 Detroit Lions 21-14
Week 15 @ New York Giants 0-17
Week 16 Atlanta Falcons 42-21

Coaches

Head Coach: Bud Wilkinson Defensive Coordinator: Tom Bettis Quarterbacks Coach: Harry Gilmer Wide Receivers Coach: Harry Gilmer Offensive Line Coach: Jim Hanifan Offensive Backfield Coach: Pete Elliott Defensive Line Coach: Rudy Feldman Defensive Secondary Coach: Fred Glick Special Teams Coach: Jerry Thompson Special Assistant Coach: Buddy Parker, Leon McLaughlin