1978 New Orleans Saints Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-9
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Dick Nolan (7-9)
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
1978 New Orleans Saints Statistics
1978 New Orleans Saints Roster

The New Orleans Saints of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 7 wins and 9 losses, finishing third in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference.

New Orleans scored 281 points, while the defensive squad conceded 298. Archie Manning led the charge, slinging for 3,416 yards. Tony Galbreath topped the receiving corps, grabbing 74 passes, while Henry Childs added 869 receiving yards.

Tony Galbreath carried the ball for a team-leading 635 yards for the Saints, and Chuck Muncie also contributed to the rushing attack.

Tom Myers seized 6 opponent throws.

Dick Nolan coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 281
Regular Season Points Against: 298

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 3, 1978 Minnesota Vikings 24 at New Orleans Saints 31 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
September 10, 1978 New Orleans Saints 17 at Green Bay Packers 28 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 Milwaukee
September 17, 1978 Philadelphia Eagles 24 at New Orleans Saints 17 L 1-1-0 0-1-0 1-2-0
September 24, 1978 New Orleans Saints 20 at Cincinnati Bengals 18 W 1-1-0 1-1-0 2-2-0
October 1, 1978 St. Louis Cardinals 26 at New Orleans Saints 20 L 1-2-0 1-1-0 2-3-0
October 8, 1978 Cleveland Browns 24 at New Orleans Saints 16 L 1-3-0 1-1-0 2-4-0
October 15, 1978 New Orleans Saints 14 at San Francisco 49ers 7 W 1-3-0 2-1-0 3-4-0
October 22, 1978 New Orleans Saints 10 at Los Angeles Rams 3 W 1-3-0 3-1-0 4-4-0
October 29, 1978 New York Giants 17 at New Orleans Saints 28 W 2-3-0 3-1-0 5-4-0
November 5, 1978 New Orleans Saints 14 at Pittsburgh Steelers 20 L 2-3-0 3-2-0 5-5-0
November 12, 1978 Atlanta Falcons 20 at New Orleans Saints 17 L 2-4-0 3-2-0 5-6-0
November 19, 1978 New Orleans Saints 7 at Dallas Cowboys 27 L 2-4-0 3-3-0 5-7-0
November 26, 1978 New Orleans Saints 17 at Atlanta Falcons 20 L 2-4-0 3-4-0 5-8-0
December 3, 1978 San Francisco 49ers 13 at New Orleans Saints 24 W 3-4-0 3-4-0 6-8-0
December 10, 1978 Houston Oilers 17 at New Orleans Saints 12 L 3-5-0 3-4-0 6-9-0
December 17, 1978 New Orleans Saints 17 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 W 3-5-0 4-4-0 7-9-0