| ||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 ||0-1 ||5023 ||3451 ||1572 ||53 ||320 ||5215 ||2899 ||2316 ||44 ||303 |
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The Minnesota Vikings' eighteenth season was in 1978, and it was the twelfth season Bud Grant served as the head coach of the team. The Vikings played their home games at Metropolitan Stadium. They finished the year 8-7-1 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC Central, but they lost their first playoff game to the Los Angeles Rams 34-10.
1978 Minnesota Vikings Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Bud Grant Offensive Coordinator: Jerry Burns Defensive Coordinator: Bob Hollway Offensive Line Coach: John Michels