1978 Cincinnati Bengals Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 4-12
Finishing 4th in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Homer Rice (4-7)
Coach: Bill Johnson (0-5)
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
1978 Cincinnati Bengals Roster
The Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 4 wins and 12 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference.
The Bengals scored 252 points, and the defensive unit surrendered 284. Pete Johnson carried the ball for a team-best 762 yards for Cincinnati.
Ken Anderson threw for 2,219 yards. Isaac Curtis paced all receivers, grabbing 47 passes for 737 yards.
Dick Jauron picked off 4 opponent throws.
Homer Rice and Bill Johnson coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 252
Regular Season Points Against: 284
|September 3, 1978||Kansas City Chiefs 24 at Cincinnati Bengals 23||L||0-1-0||0-0-0||0-1-0|
|September 10, 1978||Cincinnati Bengals 10 at Cleveland Browns 13||L||0-1-0||0-1-0||0-2-0||OT|
|September 17, 1978||Pittsburgh Steelers 28 at Cincinnati Bengals 3||L||0-2-0||0-1-0||0-3-0|
|September 24, 1978||New Orleans Saints 20 at Cincinnati Bengals 18||L||0-3-0||0-1-0||0-4-0|
|October 1, 1978||Cincinnati Bengals 12 at San Francisco 49ers 28||L||0-3-0||0-2-0||0-5-0|
|October 9, 1978||Cincinnati Bengals 0 at Miami Dolphins 21||L||0-3-0||0-3-0||0-6-0|
|October 15, 1978||New England Patriots 10 at Cincinnati Bengals 3||L||0-4-0||0-3-0||0-7-0|
|October 22, 1978||Cincinnati Bengals 0 at Buffalo Bills 5||L||0-4-0||0-4-0||0-8-0|
|October 29, 1978||Houston Oilers 13 at Cincinnati Bengals 28||W||1-4-0||0-4-0||1-8-0|
|November 5, 1978||Cincinnati Bengals 13 at San Diego Chargers 22||L||1-4-0||0-5-0||1-9-0|
|November 13, 1978||Oakland Raiders 34 at Cincinnati Bengals 21||L||1-5-0||0-5-0||1-10-0|
|November 19, 1978||Cincinnati Bengals 6 at Pittsburgh Steelers 7||L||1-5-0||0-6-0||1-11-0|
|November 26, 1978||Cincinnati Bengals 10 at Houston Oilers 17||L||1-5-0||0-7-0||1-12-0|
|December 3, 1978||Atlanta Falcons 7 at Cincinnati Bengals 37||W||2-5-0||0-7-0||2-12-0|
|December 11, 1978||Cincinnati Bengals 20 at Los Angeles Rams 19||W||2-5-0||1-7-0||3-12-0|
|December 17, 1978||Cleveland Browns 16 at Cincinnati Bengals 48||W||3-5-0||1-7-0||4-12-0|