1978 Washington Redskins Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
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 Statistics
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

Date Game Res Home Road Record
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


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