1978 Washington Redskins Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 8-8
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Jack Pardee (8-8)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1978 Washington Redskins Roster
The Washington Redskins of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, finishing third in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.
The Redskins scored 273 points, and the defense surrendered 283. John Riggins carried the ball for a team-best 1,014 yards for Washington.
Joe Theismann passed for 2,593 yards. Danny Buggs paced pass catchers, grabbing 36 passes, while John McDaniel accumulated 577 receiving yards. John Riggins and Mike Thomas contributed to the receiving game as well.
Jake Scott picked off 7 opponent throws.
Jack Pardee coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 273
Regular Season Points Against: 283
|September 3, 1978||Washington Redskins 16 at New England Patriots 14||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 10, 1978||Philadelphia Eagles 30 at Washington Redskins 35||W||1-0-0||1-0-0||2-0-0|
|September 17, 1978||Washington Redskins 28 at St. Louis Cardinals 10||W||1-0-0||2-0-0||3-0-0|
|September 24, 1978||New York Jets 3 at Washington Redskins 23||W||2-0-0||2-0-0||4-0-0|
|October 2, 1978||Dallas Cowboys 5 at Washington Redskins 9||W||3-0-0||2-0-0||5-0-0|
|October 8, 1978||Washington Redskins 21 at Detroit Lions 19||W||3-0-0||3-0-0||6-0-0|
|October 15, 1978||Washington Redskins 10 at Philadelphia Eagles 17||L||3-0-0||3-1-0||6-1-0|
|October 22, 1978||Washington Redskins 6 at New York Giants 17||L||3-0-0||3-2-0||6-2-0|
|October 29, 1978||San Francisco 49ers 20 at Washington Redskins 38||W||4-0-0||3-2-0||7-2-0|
|November 6, 1978||Washington Redskins 17 at Baltimore Colts 21||L||4-0-0||3-3-0||7-3-0|
|November 12, 1978||New York Giants 13 at Washington Redskins 16||W||5-0-0||3-3-0||8-3-0||OT|
|November 19, 1978||St. Louis Cardinals 27 at Washington Redskins 17||L||5-1-0||3-3-0||8-4-0|
|November 23, 1978||Washington Redskins 10 at Dallas Cowboys 37||L||5-1-0||3-4-0||8-5-0|
|December 3, 1978||Miami Dolphins 16 at Washington Redskins 0||L||5-2-0||3-4-0||8-6-0|
|December 10, 1978||Washington Redskins 17 at Atlanta Falcons 20||L||5-2-0||3-5-0||8-7-0|
|December 16, 1978||Chicago Bears 14 at Washington Redskins 10||L||5-3-0||3-5-0||8-8-0|