1978 Buffalo Bills Game-by-Game Results
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 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
|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|