1978 Cincinnati Bengals 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
4-12-0 0-0 4872 2741 2131 49 271 4632 2236 2396 37 269
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The Cincinnati Bengals' eleventh season was in 1978, and it was the third season Bill Johnson served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 4-12-0, 3-5-0 at home and 1-7-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Kansas City Chiefs 23-24
Week 2 @ Cleveland Browns 10-13
Week 3 Pittsburgh Steelers 3-28
Week 4 New Orleans Saints 18-20
Week 5 @ San Francisco 49ers 12-28
Week 6 @ Miami Dolphins 0-21
Week 7 New England Patriots 3-10
Week 8 @ Buffalo Bills 0-5
Week 9 Houston Oilers 28-13
Week 10 @ San Diego Chargers 13-22
Week 11 Oakland Raiders 21-34
Week 12 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 6-7
Week 13 @ Houston Oilers 10-17
Week 14 Atlanta Falcons 37-7
Week 15 @ Los Angeles Rams 20-19
Week 16 Cleveland Browns 48-16

Coaches

Head Coach: Bill Johnson Interim Head Coach: Homer Rice Defensive Coordinator: Howard Brinker Quarterbacks Coach: Homer Rice Wide Receivers Coach: Boyd Dowler Offensive Line Coach: Mike McCormack Running Backs Coach: George Sefcik Defensive Line Coach: Chuck Studley Linebackers Coach: Howard Brinker Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Charley Winner Strength and Conditioning Coach: Kim Wood