1978 Baltimore Colts Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-11
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Ted Marchibroda (5-11)
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
1978 Baltimore Colts Roster
1978 Baltimore Colts Results

The Baltimore Colts of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 5 wins and 11 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.

The Colts labored to change the scoreboard with just 239 points, and the shaky defensive squad allowed 421, most in the league. Joe Washington ran for a team-leading 956 yards for Baltimore.

Bill Troup passed for 1,882 yards. Joe Washington hauled in 45 balls, while Roger Carr added 629 receiving yards. Don McCauley contributed to the receiving game, too.

Norm Thompson intercepted 6 opponent throws.

Ted Marchibroda coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Bill Troup29615452.018826.4103.4217.1673234053.6
Bert Jones422764.33708.849.512.478662114.2
Mike Kirkland411946.32115.112.4819.534117830.7
Joe Washington4250.08020.0250.000.05400135.4
Totals38320252.725436.6174.4307.878 49480


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Washington2409564.029 0
Ron Lee813744.624 1
Roosevelt Leaks832663.211 2
Don Hardeman482445.146 0
Don McCauley441072.410 5
Bert Jones9384.214 0
Mike Kirkland8354.418 0
Bill Troup18251.410 1
Glenn Doughty1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals53220443.846 9


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Washington453778.433 1
Don McCauley342968.721 0
Roger Carr3062921.078 6
Glenn Doughty2539015.646 3
Mack Alston1821011.723 2
Ron Lee131098.424 1
Reese McCall1116014.534 1
Don Hardeman10888.819 0
Roosevelt Leaks911112.327 2
Mike Siani615125.249 1
Marshall Johnson12222.022 0
Totals202254312.678 17


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Toni Linhart312787.117847.151


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
David Lee92351338.267

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Marshall Johnson251435.717 0
Reese McCall13737.037 0
Joe Washington7375.317 0
Lyle Blackwood122.00
Randy Burke100.00
Totals352196.337 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Marshall Johnson4192722.657 0
Joe Washington1949926.390 1
Don McCauley715021.431 0
Don Hardeman33612.015 0
Lyle Blackwood11818.018 0
Don Morrison166.00
Randy Burke122.00
Bob Van Duyne100.00
Totals74163822.190 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Norm Thompson6528.731 0
Lyle Blackwood414636.579 2
Lloyd Mumphord22010.019 0
Ed Simonini242.00
Derrel Luce11515.015 0
Stan White11212.012 0
Doug Nettles100.00
Totals1724914.679 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Toni Linhart827051
Roger Carr600036
Don McCauley50000030
Roosevelt Leaks2200024
Glenn Doughty0300018
Joe Washington010100012
Reese McCall10100012
Ron Lee1100012
Mack Alston200012
Lyle Blackwood00200012
Derrel Luce010006
Mike Siani10006
Bill Troup10006
Randy Burke0000012