1978 New York Giants 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 4449 2145 2304 39 246 5043 2386 2657 39 316
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The New York Giants' fifty-fourth season was in 1978, and it was the first season John McVay served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 6-10-0, 5-3-0 at home and 1-7-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19-13
Week 2 Dallas Cowboys 24-34
Week 3 Kansas City Chiefs 26-10
Week 4 San Francisco 49ers 27-10
Week 5 @ Atlanta Falcons 20-23
Week 6 @ Dallas Cowboys 3-24
Week 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17-14
Week 8 Washington Redskins 17-6
Week 9 @ New Orleans Saints 17-28
Week 10 @ St. Louis Cardinals 10-20
Week 11 @ Washington Redskins 13-16
Week 12 Philadelphia Eagles 17-19
Week 13 @ Buffalo Bills 17-41
Week 14 Los Angeles Rams 17-20
Week 15 St. Louis Cardinals 17-0
Week 16 @ Philadelphia Eagles 3-20

Coaches

Head Coach: John McVay Offensive Coordinator: Bob Gibson Defensive Coordinator: Dick Modzelewski Wide Receivers Coach: Lindy Infante Offensive Line Coach: Jerry Wampfler Running Backs Coach: Allan Webb Linebackers Coach: Joe Galat Secondary Coach: Tim Walton Special Teams Coach: Jay Fry, Allan Webb Director of Player Personnel: Jim Lee Howell Scout: Roosevelt Brown, Ken Kavanaugh