1978 Washington Redskins Roster

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 Results

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, while John Riggins and Mike Thomas provided receiving help as well.

Jake Scott picked off 7 opponent throws.

Jack Pardee coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
81Terry AndersonWRJanuary 10, 19555'9"182Bethune-CookmanEastover, SC USA100
80Coy BaconRDEAugust 30, 19426'4"270Jackson St.Cadiz, KY USA1614
4Mike BraggPSeptember 26, 19465'11"186RichmondRichmond, VA USA160
69Perry BrooksDTDecember 4, 19546'3"264SouthernBogalusa, LA USA162
88Danny BuggsWRApril 22, 19536'2"188West VirginiaDuluth, GA USA1311
65Dave ButzLDTJune 23, 19506'7"291PurdueLafayette, AL USA1616
32Mike CurtisLBMarch 27, 19436'3"232DukeWashington, DC USA132
63Fred DeanT-GMarch 30, 19556'3"253Texas SouthernGainesville, FL USA80
35Jack DeloplaineRBApril 21, 19545'10"205SalemPottstown, PA USA20
59Brad DusekLLBDecember 13, 19506'2"220Texas A&MTemple, TX USA1616
30Ike ForteRBMarch 8, 19546'0"203ArkansasTexarkana, AR USA130
66Ted FritschCAugust 26, 19506'2"242St. NorbertGreen Bay, WI USA160
84Jean FugettTEDecember 16, 19516'3"225AmherstBaltimore, MD USA1412
46Frank GrantWRFebruary 15, 19505'11"181Southern ColoradoBrooklyn, NY USA64
34Tony GreenKRSeptember 26, 19565'9"185FloridaRochester, NY USA160
55Chris HanburgerRLBAugust 13, 19416'2"218North CarolinaFort Bragg, NC USA1616
68Jim HarlanTJune 14, 19546'4"250Howard PayneShreveport, LA USA142
38Clarence HarmonRBNovember 30, 19555'11"204Mississippi St.Kosciusko, MS USA163
26Don HarrisDBFebruary 8, 19546'2"185RutgersElizabeth, NJ USA160
89Reggie HaynesTESeptember 15, 19546'2"229UNLVDenison, TX USA144
76Bob HeinzDT-DEJuly 25, 19476'6"265PacificMilwaukee, WI USA20
75Terry HermelingLTApril 25, 19466'5"255Nevada-RenoSanta Maria, CA USA1616
82Dallas HickmanDE-LBFebruary 16, 19526'6"238CaliforniaMartinez, CA USA160
60Donnie HickmanGJune 11, 19556'2"261USCFlagstaff, AZ USA30
27Ken HoustonSSNovember 12, 19446'3"197Prairie ViewLufkin, TX USA1616
58Don HoverLBDecember 13, 19546'2"225Washington St.Seattle, WA USA160
17Billy KilmerQBSeptember 5, 19396'0"204UCLATopeka, KS USA52
54Bob KuzielCJuly 24, 19506'4"255PittsburghNew Haven, CT USA1616
20Joe LavenderRCBFebruary 10, 19496'4"190San Diego St.Rayville, LA USA1616
71Karl LorchLDEJune 14, 19506'3"258USCHonolulu, HI USA168
25Benny MaloneRBFebruary 3, 19525'10"193Arizona St.Tyler, TX USA91
85Greg McCraryTEMarch 24, 19526'1"233Clark (GA)Griffin, GA USA50
86John McDanielWRSeptember 23, 19516'1"193Lincoln (MO)Birmingham, AL USA1511
79Ron McDoleLDESeptember 9, 19396'4"265NebraskaChester, OH USA1610
53Harold McLintonMLBJuly 1, 19476'2"235SouthernFort Valley, GA USA1615
3Mark MoseleyKMarch 12, 19485'11"202Texas A&MLaneville, TX USA160
29Mark MurphyDBJuly 13, 19556'4"210ColgateFulton, NY USA160
62Dan NugentRGAugust 22, 19536'3"250AuburnMount Clemens, MI USA1616
24Lemar ParrishLCBDecember 13, 19475'11"185Lincoln (MO)West Palm Beach, FL USA1111
44John RigginsFBAugust 4, 19496'2"230KansasCentralia, KS USA1515
64Ron SaulLGFebruary 5, 19486'2"255Michigan St.Butler, PA USA1515
13Jake ScottFSJuly 20, 19456'0"188GeorgiaGreenwood, SC USA1616
81J.T. SmithWROctober 29, 19556'2"185North TexasLeonard, TX USA30
74George StarkeRTJuly 18, 19486'5"260ColumbiaNew York, NY USA99
72Diron TalbertRDTJuly 1, 19446'5"255TexasPascagoula, MS USA1212
7Joe TheismannQBSeptember 9, 19496'0"192Notre DameNew Brunswick, NJ USA1614
22Mike ThomasRBJuly 17, 19535'11"190OklahomaGreenville, TX USA1313
83Ricky ThompsonWRMay 15, 19546'0"176BaylorEl Paso, TX USA164
45Gerard WilliamsLCBMay 25, 19526'1"184LangstonOklahoma City, OK USA165
73Jeff WilliamsRTApril 15, 19556'4"256Rhode IslandGloucester, MA USA76
50Pete WysockiLBOctober 3, 19486'2"225West. MichiganDetroit, MI USA160


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