1978 Green Bay Packers Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-7-1
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Bart Starr (8-7-1)
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin
1978 Green Bay Packers Statistics
1978 Green Bay Packers Roster

The Green Bay Packers of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.

Green Bay ran up 249 points, while the defense gave up 269. Terdell Middleton carried the ball for a team-best 1,116 yards for the Packers.

David Whitehurst passed for 2,093 yards. James Lofton snagged 46 passes for 818 yards. Barty Smith was targeted regularly, too.

The sticky-fingered defense led the way with 47 turnovers. Willie Buchanon intercepted 9 opponent throws.

Bart Starr coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 249
Regular Season Points Against: 269

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 3, 1978 Green Bay Packers 13 at Detroit Lions 7 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
September 10, 1978 New Orleans Saints 17 at Green Bay Packers 28 W 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 Milwaukee
September 17, 1978 Oakland Raiders 28 at Green Bay Packers 3 L 1-1-0 1-0-0 2-1-0
September 24, 1978 Green Bay Packers 24 at San Diego Chargers 3 W 1-1-0 2-0-0 3-1-0
October 1, 1978 Detroit Lions 14 at Green Bay Packers 35 W 2-1-0 2-0-0 4-1-0 Milwaukee
October 8, 1978 Chicago Bears 14 at Green Bay Packers 24 W 3-1-0 2-0-0 5-1-0
October 15, 1978 Seattle Seahawks 28 at Green Bay Packers 45 W 4-1-0 2-0-0 6-1-0 Milwaukee
October 22, 1978 Green Bay Packers 7 at Minnesota Vikings 21 L 4-1-0 2-1-0 6-2-0
October 29, 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 7 at Green Bay Packers 9 W 5-1-0 2-1-0 7-2-0
November 5, 1978 Green Bay Packers 3 at Philadelphia Eagles 10 L 5-1-0 2-2-0 7-3-0
November 12, 1978 Dallas Cowboys 42 at Green Bay Packers 14 L 5-2-0 2-2-0 7-4-0 Milwaukee
November 19, 1978 Green Bay Packers 3 at Denver Broncos 16 L 5-2-0 2-3-0 7-5-0
November 26, 1978 Minnesota Vikings 10 at Green Bay Packers 10 T 5-2-1 2-3-0 7-5-1 OT
December 3, 1978 Green Bay Packers 17 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 7 W 5-2-1 3-3-0 8-5-1
December 10, 1978 Green Bay Packers 0 at Chicago Bears 14 L 5-2-1 3-4-0 8-6-1
December 17, 1978 Green Bay Packers 14 at Los Angeles Rams 31 L 5-2-1 3-5-0 8-7-1