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1978 New England Patriots 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
11-5-0 0-0 6228 2980 3248 49 337 4959 2933 2026 44 279
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The New England Patriots' nineteenth was in 1978, and it was the fifth season Chuck Fairbanks served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Houston Oilers 31-14.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 14-16
Week 2 @ 16-6
Week 3 27-34
Week 4 @ 21-14
Week 5 28-23
Week 6 24-14
Week 7 @ 10-3
Week 8 33-24
Week 9 55-21
Week 10 @ 14-10
Week 11 23-26
Week 12 @ 19-17
Week 13 @ 35-14
Week 14 @ 10-17
Week 15 26-24
Week 16 @ 3-23

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Houston Oilers 14-31

Coaches

Head Coach: Defensive Coordinator: Quarterbacks Coach: Wide Receivers Coach: Offensive Line Coach: Offensive Backs Coach: Offensive Backfield Coach: Defensive Line Coach: , Special Teams Coach: Special Assistant to the Head Coach: Assistant Offensive Coach: Administrative Assistant: