1978 Buffalo Bills 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
5-11-0 0-0 4630 2249 2381 34 274 5188 1960 3228 30 305
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The Buffalo Bills' nineteenth season was in 1978, playing their home games at Rich Stadium. During the offseason they hired Chuck Knox to lead the team. During his time in the AFL and NFL he was head coach for five years. They finished the season 5-11-0, 4-4-0 at home and 1-7-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Pittsburgh Steelers 17-28
Week 2 New York Jets 20-21
Week 3 @ Miami Dolphins 24-31
Week 4 Baltimore Colts 24-17
Week 5 Kansas City Chiefs 28-13
Week 6 @ New York Jets 14-45
Week 7 @ Houston Oilers 10-17
Week 8 Cincinnati Bengals 5-0
Week 9 @ Cleveland Browns 20-41
Week 10 New England Patriots 10-14
Week 11 Miami Dolphins 24-25
Week 12 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10-31
Week 13 New York Giants 41-17
Week 14 @ Kansas City Chiefs 10-14
Week 15 @ New England Patriots 24-26
Week 16 @ Baltimore Colts 21-14

Coaches

Head Coach: Chuck Knox Offensive Coordinator: Ray Prochaska Defensive Coordinator: Tom Catlin Quarterbacks Coach: Kay Stephenson Wide Receivers Coach: Jack Donaldson Offensive Line Coach: Ray Prochaska Running Backs Coach: Elijah Pitts Defensive Line Coach: Willie Zapalac Linebackers Coach: Tom Catlin Defensive Backs Coach: Jim Wagstaff Special Teams Coach: Steve Moore, Elijah Pitts