1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 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 3801 1703 2098 38 238 4328 2279 2049 43 256
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' third season was in 1978, and it was the third season John McKay served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 5-11-0, 3-5-0 at home and 2-6-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 New York Giants 13-19
Week 2 Detroit Lions 7-15
Week 3 @ Minnesota Vikings 16-10
Week 4 Atlanta Falcons 14-9
Week 5 Minnesota Vikings 7-24
Week 6 @ Kansas City Chiefs 30-13
Week 7 @ New York Giants 14-17
Week 8 Chicago Bears 33-19
Week 9 @ Green Bay Packers 7-9
Week 10 @ Los Angeles Rams 23-26
Week 11 @ Detroit Lions 23-34
Week 12 Buffalo Bills 31-10
Week 13 @ Chicago Bears 3-14
Week 14 Green Bay Packers 7-17
Week 15 @ San Francisco 49ers 3-6
Week 16 New Orleans Saints 10-17

Coaches

Head Coach: John McKay Offensive Coordinator: Joe Gibbs Defensive Coordinator: Tom Bass Chief Assistant: Abe Gibron Quarterbacks Coach: Bill Nelsen Wide Receivers Coach: Willie Brown Offensive Line Coach: Skip Husbands Running Backs Coach: Joe Gibbs Defensive Line Coach: Abe Gibron Linebackers Coach: Tom Bass Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Wayne Fontes Special Teams Coach: Phil Krueger Scout: Bill Muir