1978 New York Giants Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 6-10
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: John McVay (6-10)
Location: New York, New York
1978 New York Giants Roster
The New York Giants of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 6 wins and 10 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.
The Giants chalked up 264 points, but the defensive squad conceded 298. Doug Kotar ran for a team-leading 625 yards for New York, and Bobby Hammond also contributed to the rushing attack.
Joe Pisarcik threw for 2,096 yards. Johnny Perkins topped the receiving corps, hauling in 32 passes, while Jim Robinson added 620 receiving yards.
Terry Jackson intercepted 7 errant tosses from the opposition.
John McVay coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 264
Regular Season Points Against: 298
|September 2, 1978||New York Giants 19 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 10, 1978||Dallas Cowboys 34 at New York Giants 24||L||0-1-0||1-0-0||1-1-0|
|September 17, 1978||Kansas City Chiefs 10 at New York Giants 26||W||1-1-0||1-0-0||2-1-0|
|September 24, 1978||San Francisco 49ers 10 at New York Giants 27||W||2-1-0||1-0-0||3-1-0|
|October 1, 1978||New York Giants 20 at Atlanta Falcons 23||L||2-1-0||1-1-0||3-2-0|
|October 8, 1978||New York Giants 3 at Dallas Cowboys 24||L||2-1-0||1-2-0||3-3-0|
|October 15, 1978||Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 at New York Giants 17||W||3-1-0||1-2-0||4-3-0|
|October 22, 1978||Washington Redskins 6 at New York Giants 17||W||4-1-0||1-2-0||5-3-0|
|October 29, 1978||New York Giants 17 at New Orleans Saints 28||L||4-1-0||1-3-0||5-4-0|
|November 5, 1978||New York Giants 10 at St. Louis Cardinals 20||L||4-1-0||1-4-0||5-5-0|
|November 12, 1978||New York Giants 13 at Washington Redskins 16||L||4-1-0||1-5-0||5-6-0||OT|
|November 19, 1978||Philadelphia Eagles 19 at New York Giants 17||L||4-2-0||1-5-0||5-7-0|
|November 26, 1978||New York Giants 17 at Buffalo Bills 41||L||4-2-0||1-6-0||5-8-0|
|December 3, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 20 at New York Giants 17||L||4-3-0||1-6-0||5-9-0|
|December 10, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 0 at New York Giants 17||W||5-3-0||1-6-0||6-9-0|
|December 17, 1978||New York Giants 3 at Philadelphia Eagles 20||L||5-3-0||1-7-0||6-10-0|