1978 Chicago Bears Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-9
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Neill Armstrong (7-9)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1978 Chicago Bears Roster
1978 Chicago Bears Results

The Chicago Bears of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 7 wins and 9 losses, finishing third in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. Neill Armstrong coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Bob Avellini26414153.417186.551.9166.1612620854.8
Mike Phipps834453.04655.622.41012.03565538.1
Vince Evans3133.33812.700.0133.33822542.4
Bob Parsons100.
Roland Harper100.000.000.01100.00000.0
Totals35218652.822216.372.0288.061 34288


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Walter Payton33313954.276 11
Roland Harper2409924.131 6
Bob Avellini34541.610 2
Mike Phipps13342.610 0
Vince Evans6233.813 0
Robin Earl3175.70
Art Best2115.50
Bob Parsons100.00
Brian Baschnagel200.00
Totals63425264.076 19


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Walter Payton504809.661 0
Roland Harper433407.933 2
James Scott4275918.159 5
Golden Richards2737914.052 0
Greg Latta1515910.621 0
Steve Schubert45112.819 0
Brian Baschnagel22914.522 0
Bo Rather11616.016 0
Mike Cobb177.00
Robin Earl111.00
Totals186222111.961 7


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Bob Thomas282692.9221777.377


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bob Parsons96354937.054

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Steve Schubert272298.573 1
Virgil Livers10313.113 0
Len Walterscheid3248.011 0
Brian Baschnagel122.00
Totals412867.073 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Brian Baschnagel2045522.80
Len Walterscheid1133530.581 0
Wentford Gaines1024024.037 0
Mike Morgan511022.024 0
Steve Schubert48020.027 0
Robin Earl34816.020 0
John Skibinski33612.020 0
Mike Spivey23417.023 0
Greg Latta2147.00
Jerry Muckensturm166.00
Totals61135822.381 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gary Fencik47719.259 0
Virgil Livers38628.760 1
Doug Buffone3227.316 0
Terry Schmidt22311.523 0
Don Rives284.00
Len Walterscheid100.00
Wentford Gaines100.00
Doug Plank100.00
Totals1721612.760 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Bob Thomas1726077
Walter Payton11000066
Roland Harper6200048
James Scott500030
Bob Avellini200012
Steve Schubert0100006
Virgil Livers010006
Mike Spivey010006
Tommy Hart00012


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