1978 Buffalo Bills Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-11
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Chuck Knox (5-11)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1978 Buffalo Bills Statistics
1978 Buffalo Bills Roster

The Buffalo Bills of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 5 wins and 11 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.

The Bills scored 302 points, but the defensive squad surrendered 354. Terry Miller rushed for a team-leading 1,060 yards for Buffalo.

Joe Ferguson threw for 2,136 yards. Bob Chandler topped all receivers, hauling in 44 balls, while Frank Lewis added 735 receiving yards. Reuben Gant contributed to the receiving game, too.

Mario Clark picked off 5 opponent throws.

Chuck Knox coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 302
Regular Season Points Against: 354

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 3, 1978 Pittsburgh Steelers 28 at Buffalo Bills 17 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
September 10, 1978 New York Jets 21 at Buffalo Bills 20 L 0-2-0 0-0-0 0-2-0
September 17, 1978 Buffalo Bills 24 at Miami Dolphins 31 L 0-2-0 0-1-0 0-3-0
September 24, 1978 Baltimore Colts 17 at Buffalo Bills 24 W 1-2-0 0-1-0 1-3-0
October 1, 1978 Kansas City Chiefs 13 at Buffalo Bills 28 W 2-2-0 0-1-0 2-3-0
October 8, 1978 Buffalo Bills 14 at New York Jets 45 L 2-2-0 0-2-0 2-4-0
October 15, 1978 Buffalo Bills 10 at Houston Oilers 17 L 2-2-0 0-3-0 2-5-0
October 22, 1978 Cincinnati Bengals 0 at Buffalo Bills 5 W 3-2-0 0-3-0 3-5-0
October 29, 1978 Buffalo Bills 20 at Cleveland Browns 41 L 3-2-0 0-4-0 3-6-0
November 5, 1978 New England Patriots 14 at Buffalo Bills 10 L 3-3-0 0-4-0 3-7-0
November 12, 1978 Miami Dolphins 25 at Buffalo Bills 24 L 3-4-0 0-4-0 3-8-0
November 19, 1978 Buffalo Bills 10 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31 L 3-4-0 0-5-0 3-9-0
November 26, 1978 New York Giants 17 at Buffalo Bills 41 W 4-4-0 0-5-0 4-9-0
December 3, 1978 Buffalo Bills 10 at Kansas City Chiefs 14 L 4-4-0 0-6-0 4-10-0
December 10, 1978 Buffalo Bills 24 at New England Patriots 26 L 4-4-0 0-7-0 4-11-0
December 17, 1978 Buffalo Bills 21 at Baltimore Colts 14 W 4-4-0 1-7-0 5-11-0


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