1978 Denver Broncos Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Red Miller (10-6)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1978 Denver Broncos Statistics
1978 Denver Broncos Results

The Denver Broncos of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Broncos scored 282 points, and the solid defensive unit conceded 198. Lonnie Perrin ran for a team-best 455 yards for Denver, while Otis Armstrong, Larry Canada and Jon Keyworth each additionally contributed to the rushing attack.

Craig Morton passed for 1,802 yards. Riley Odoms paced the receiving corps, hauling in 54 passes for 829 yards. Haven Moses contributed to the receiving game, too.

Bernard Jackson and Steve Foley each picked off 6 errant tosses from the opposition.

Red Miller coached the team. The 1978 Denver Broncos lost in the Division Playoff.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
77Lyle AlzadoRDEApril 3, 19496'3"255YanktonBrooklyn, NY USA1616
24Otis ArmstrongRBNovember 15, 19505'10"196PurdueChicago, IL USA169
75Bill BainTAugust 9, 19526'4"279ColoradoLos Angeles, CA USA11
64Bill BryanCJune 21, 19556'2"251DukeBurlington, NC USA1312
35Larry CanadaRBDecember 16, 19546'2"233WisconsinChicago, IL USA160
68Rubin CarterNTDecember 12, 19526'0"256Miami (FL)Pompano Beach, FL USA1616
79Barney ChavousLDEMarch 22, 19516'3"252South Carolina St.Aiken, SC USA1616
10Bucky DiltsPDecember 6, 19535'9"185GeorgiaCorpus Christi, TX USA160
82Jack DolbinWROctober 12, 19485'10"180Wake ForestPottsville, PA USA1614
85Ron EgloffTEOctober 3, 19556'5"230WisconsinGarden City, MI USA80
56Larry EvansLBJuly 11, 19536'2"216Mississippi Col.Biloxi, MS USA160
43Steve FoleyRCBNovember 11, 19536'2"189TulaneNew Orleans, LA USA1616
62Tom GlassicLGApril 17, 19546'3"254VirginiaElizabeth, NJ USA1110
53Randy GradisharRILBMarch 3, 19526'3"233Ohio St.Warren, OH USA1616
63John GrantDT-DE-NTJune 28, 19506'3"241USCBoise, ID USA160
27Maurice HarveyDBJanuary 14, 19565'10"190Ball St.Cincinnati, OH USA160
60Paul HowardRGSeptember 12, 19506'3"260BYURedding, CA USA1313
65Glenn HydeRTMarch 14, 19516'3"253PittsburghBoston, MA USA155
29Bernard JacksonFSAugust 24, 19506'0"178Washington St.Washington, DC USA1616
57Tom JacksonROLBApril 4, 19515'11"220LouisvilleCleveland, OH USA1616
32Jon KeyworthFBDecember 15, 19506'3"230ColoradoSan Diego, CA USA1616
84Vince KinneyWRMarch 17, 19566'2"190MarylandBaltimore, MD USA80
72Don LatimerNTMarch 1, 19556'3"259Miami (FL)Fort Pierce, FL USA140
41Rob LytleRBNovember 12, 19546'1"198MichiganFremont, OH USA137
66Brison ManorDEAugust 10, 19526'4"247ArkansasBridgeton, NJ USA160
50Bobby MaplesCDecember 28, 19426'3"250BaylorMount Vernon, TX USA165
71Claudie MinorLTApril 21, 19516'4"280San Diego St.Pomona, CA USA1616
87Bob MooreTEFebruary 12, 19496'3"220StanfordBaltimore, MD USA82
7Craig MortonQBFebruary 5, 19436'4"214CaliforniaFlint, MI USA1413
25Haven MosesWRJuly 27, 19466'2"208San Diego St.Los Angeles, CA USA1616
58Rob NairneLBMarch 24, 19546'4"223Oregon St.Redding, CA USA161
76Tom NevilleRTAugust 12, 19436'4"260Mississippi St.Montgomery, AL USA1615
88Riley OdomsTEMarch 1, 19506'4"230HoustonLuling, TX USA1616
23Chris PaneDBMay 19, 19535'11"184New MexicoBerkeley, CA USA50
12Craig PenroseQBJuly 25, 19536'3"211ColoradoWoodland, CA USA42
33Lonnie PerrinKRFebruary 3, 19526'1"222IllinoisNorfolk, VA USA160
46Dave PrestonRBMay 29, 19555'10"195Bowling GreenDayton, OH USA160
59Joe RizzoLILBDecember 17, 19506'1"220Kings PointNew York, NY USA1414
67Steve SchindlerGJuly 24, 19546'3"256Boston Col.Caldwell, NJ USA143
86John SchultzWRJune 10, 19535'10"182MarylandBinghamton, NY USA40
70Paul SmithDT-DEAugust 13, 19456'3"256New MexicoAda, OK USA110
51Bob SwensonLOLBJuly 1, 19536'3"225CaliforniaStockton, CA USA1615
36Bill ThompsonSSOctober 10, 19466'1"201Md-Eastern ShoreGreenville, SC USA1616
55Godwin TurkLBOctober 15, 19506'3"230CaliforniaHouston, TX USA161
15Jim TurnerKMarch 28, 19416'2"205Utah St.Martinez, CA USA160
80Rick UpchurchPRMay 20, 19525'10"175MinnesotaToledo, OH USA120
14Norris WeeseQBAugust 12, 19516'1"195MississippiBaton Rouge, LA USA131
40Charlie WestDBAugust 31, 19466'1"197Angelo State (TX)Terrell, TX USA160
20Louis WrightLCBJanuary 31, 19536'2"200Arizona St.Gilmer, TX USA1616