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1978 Minnesota Vikings 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
8-7-1 0-0 5023 3451 1572 53 320 5215 2899 2316 44 303
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1978 was the eighteenth season for the Minnesota Vikings and the eleventh season for Bud Grant as the head coach of the Vikings. They finished the season 8-7-1 in the regular season. However, they lost their first playoff game to the Los Angeles Rams 34-10.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ New Orleans Saints 24-31
Week 2 Denver Broncos 12-9
Week 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10-16
Week 4 @ Chicago Bears 24-20
Week 5 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-7
Week 6 @ Seattle Seahawks 28-29
Week 7 Los Angeles Rams 17-34
Week 8 Green Bay Packers 21-7
Week 9 @ Dallas Cowboys 21-10
Week 10 Detroit Lions 17-7
Week 11 Chicago Bears 17-14
Week 12 San Diego Chargers 7-13
Week 13 @ Green Bay Packers 10-10
Week 14 Philadelphia Eagles 28-27
Week 15 @ Detroit Lions 14-45
Week 16 @ Oakland Raiders 20-27

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round @ Los Angeles Rams 10-34

Coaches

Head Coach: Offensive Coordinator: Offensive Line Coach: