1978 Pittsburgh Steelers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 14-2
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 3-0 Won Super Bowl
Coach: Chuck Noll (14-2)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1978 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
The Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 14 wins and 2 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-0.
The defense proved to be a force, as the Steelers yielded 195 points, fewest in the league. Pittsburgh moved the ball well, scoring 356 points. Franco Harris carried the pigskin for a team-best 1,082 yards.
Terry Bradshaw passed for 2,915 yards. Lynn Swann grabbed 61 passes for 880 yards. John Stallworth was targeted regularly also.
The larcenous defense created 48 turnovers. Tony Dungy picked off 6 opponent throws.
Chuck Noll coached the team. The 1978 Pittsburgh Steelers won the Super Bowl.
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Regular Season Points For: 356
Regular Season Points Against: 195
|September 3, 1978||Pittsburgh Steelers 28 at Buffalo Bills 17||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 10, 1978||Seattle Seahawks 10 at Pittsburgh Steelers 21||W||1-0-0||1-0-0||2-0-0|
|September 17, 1978||Pittsburgh Steelers 28 at Cincinnati Bengals 3||W||1-0-0||2-0-0||3-0-0|
|September 24, 1978||Cleveland Browns 9 at Pittsburgh Steelers 15||W||2-0-0||2-0-0||4-0-0||OT|
|October 1, 1978||Pittsburgh Steelers 28 at New York Jets 17||W||2-0-0||3-0-0||5-0-0|
|October 8, 1978||Atlanta Falcons 7 at Pittsburgh Steelers 31||W||3-0-0||3-0-0||6-0-0|
|October 15, 1978||Pittsburgh Steelers 34 at Cleveland Browns 14||W||3-0-0||4-0-0||7-0-0|
|October 23, 1978||Houston Oilers 24 at Pittsburgh Steelers 17||L||3-1-0||4-0-0||7-1-0|
|October 29, 1978||Kansas City Chiefs 24 at Pittsburgh Steelers 27||W||4-1-0||4-0-0||8-1-0|
|November 5, 1978||New Orleans Saints 14 at Pittsburgh Steelers 20||W||5-1-0||4-0-0||9-1-0|
|November 12, 1978||Pittsburgh Steelers 7 at Los Angeles Rams 10||L||5-1-0||4-1-0||9-2-0|
|November 19, 1978||Cincinnati Bengals 6 at Pittsburgh Steelers 7||W||6-1-0||4-1-0||10-2-0|
|November 27, 1978||Pittsburgh Steelers 24 at San Francisco 49ers 7||W||6-1-0||5-1-0||11-2-0|
|December 3, 1978||Pittsburgh Steelers 13 at Houston Oilers 3||W||6-1-0||6-1-0||12-2-0|
|December 9, 1978||Baltimore Colts 13 at Pittsburgh Steelers 35||W||7-1-0||6-1-0||13-2-0|
|December 16, 1978||Pittsburgh Steelers 21 at Denver Broncos 17||W||7-1-0||7-1-0||14-2-0|
|December 30, 1978||Denver Broncos 10 at Pittsburgh Steelers 33||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||AFC Divisional Playoff|
|January 7, 1979||Houston Oilers 5 at Pittsburgh Steelers 34||W||2-0-0||0-0-0||2-0-0||AFC Championship|
|January 21, 1979||Pittsburgh Steelers 35 at Dallas Cowboys 31||W||2-0-0||1-0-0||3-0-0||Super Bowl 13 Miami|