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1978 Dallas Cowboys 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
12-4-0 2-2 6893 3682 3211 45 404 4859 2827 2032 49 282
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The Dallas Cowboys' nineteenth was in 1978, and it was the eighteenth season Tom Landry served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 12-4-0 in the regular season and 2-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Pittsburgh Steelers 35-31. At the end of the season, Roger Staubach was awarded with the Man of the Year award.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 38-0
Week 2 @ 34-24
Week 3 @ 14-27
Week 4 21-12
Week 5 @ 5-9
Week 6 24-3
Week 7 @ 24-21
Week 8 14-7
Week 9 10-21
Week 10 @ 16-23
Week 11 @ 42-14
Week 12 27-7
Week 13 37-10
Week 14 17-10
Week 15 @ 31-13
Week 16 @ 30-7

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Atlanta Falcons 27-20
Conference Championship @ Los Angeles Rams 28-0
Super Bowl vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 31-35

Coaches

Head Coach: Assistant Head Coach: Offensive Coordinator: Defensive Coordinator: Wide Receivers Coach: Offensive Line Coach: Offensive Backs Coach: Defensive Line Coach: Linebackers Coach: Defensive Backfield Coach: Special Teams Coach: Special Assistant Coach: Strength and Conditioning Coach: