1978 Los Angeles Rams Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 12-4
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Conference Championship
Coach: Ray Malavasi (12-4)
Location: Los Angeles, California
1978 Los Angeles Rams Roster
The Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.
The Rams racked up 316 points, and the solid defense yielded 245. Cullen Bryant ran for a team-leading 658 yards for Los Angeles, and John Cappelletti additionally aided the ground game.
Pat Haden passed for 2,995 yards. Willie Miller snagged 50 balls for 767 yards. John Cappelletti and Ron Jessie contributed to the receiving game, too.
Rod Perry and Pat Thomas each intercepted 8 opponent throws.
Ray Malavasi coached the team. The 1978 Los Angeles Rams lost in the Conference Championship.
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Regular Season Points For: 153
Regular Season Points Against: 98
|September 10, 1978||Atlanta Falcons 0 at Los Angeles Rams 10||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 17, 1978||Dallas Cowboys 14 at Los Angeles Rams 27||W||2-0-0||0-0-0||2-0-0|
|October 8, 1978||San Francisco 49ers 10 at Los Angeles Rams 27||W||3-0-0||0-0-0||3-0-0|
|October 22, 1978||New Orleans Saints 10 at Los Angeles Rams 3||L||3-1-0||0-0-0||3-1-0|
|November 5, 1978||Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23 at Los Angeles Rams 26||W||4-1-0||0-0-0||4-1-0|
|November 12, 1978||Pittsburgh Steelers 7 at Los Angeles Rams 10||W||5-1-0||0-0-0||5-1-0|
|December 11, 1978||Cincinnati Bengals 20 at Los Angeles Rams 19||L||5-2-0||0-0-0||5-2-0|
|December 17, 1978||Green Bay Packers 14 at Los Angeles Rams 31||W||6-2-0||0-0-0||6-2-0|
|December 31, 1978||Minnesota Vikings 10 at Los Angeles Rams 34||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||NFC Divisional Playoff|
|January 7, 1979||Dallas Cowboys 28 at Los Angeles Rams 0||L||1-1-0||0-0-0||1-1-0||NFC Championship|