1978 St. Louis Cardinals Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 6-10
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Bud Wilkinson (6-10)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1978 St. Louis Cardinals Roster
The St. Louis Cardinals 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 Cardinals netted 248 points, but the defensive squad yielded 296. Jim Hart tossed for 3,121 yards. Pat Tilley grabbed 62 passes for 900 yards. Mel Gray contributed to the receiving game as well.
Jim Otis carried the ball for a team-best 664 yards for St. Louis, while Wayne Morris also contributed to the rushing attack.
Ken Stone seized 9 opponent throws.
Bud Wilkinson coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 411
Regular Season Points Against: 443
|September 3, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 10 at Chicago Bears 17||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0|
|September 3, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 16 at Philadelphia Eagles 14||W||0-0-0||1-1-0||1-1-0|
|September 10, 1978||New England Patriots 16 at St. Louis Cardinals 6||L||0-1-0||1-1-0||1-2-0|
|September 17, 1978||Washington Redskins 28 at St. Louis Cardinals 10||L||0-2-0||1-1-0||1-3-0|
|September 24, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 10 at Houston Oilers 6||W||0-2-0||2-1-0||2-3-0|
|September 24, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 12 at Dallas Cowboys 21||L||0-2-0||2-2-0||2-4-0|
|October 1, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 10 at Miami Dolphins 24||L||0-2-0||2-3-0||2-5-0|
|October 1, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 26 at New Orleans Saints 20||W||0-2-0||3-3-0||3-5-0|
|October 8, 1978||Baltimore Colts 30 at St. Louis Cardinals 17||L||0-3-0||3-3-0||3-6-0|
|October 15, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 34 at Minnesota Vikings 17||W||0-3-0||4-3-0||4-6-0|
|October 15, 1978||Dallas Cowboys 24 at St. Louis Cardinals 21||L||0-4-0||4-3-0||4-7-0||OT|
|October 22, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 10 at New York Jets 23||L||0-4-0||4-4-0||4-8-0|
|October 29, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 16 at Philadelphia Eagles 10||W||0-4-0||5-4-0||5-8-0|
|October 30, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Atlanta Falcons 15||L||0-4-0||5-5-0||5-9-0|
|November 5, 1978||New York Giants 10 at St. Louis Cardinals 20||W||1-4-0||5-5-0||6-9-0|
|November 12, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 16 at San Francisco 49ers 10||W||1-4-0||6-5-0||7-9-0|
|November 19, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 27 at Washington Redskins 17||W||1-4-0||7-5-0||8-9-0|
|November 19, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 31 at San Francisco 49ers 28||W||1-4-0||8-5-0||9-9-0|
|November 26, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 19 at Cleveland Browns 30||L||1-4-0||8-6-0||9-10-0|
|November 26, 1978||Philadelphia Eagles 14 at St. Louis Cardinals 10||L||1-5-0||8-6-0||9-11-0|
|December 3, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 20 at New York Giants 17||W||1-5-0||9-6-0||10-11-0|
|December 3, 1978||Detroit Lions 14 at St. Louis Cardinals 21||W||2-5-0||9-6-0||11-11-0|
|December 10, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 0 at New York Giants 17||L||2-5-0||9-7-0||11-12-0|
|December 17, 1978||Atlanta Falcons 21 at St. Louis Cardinals 42||W||3-5-0||9-7-0||12-12-0|