1978 Green Bay Packers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-7-1
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Bart Starr (8-7-1)
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin
1978 Green Bay Packers Roster
1978 Green Bay Packers Results

The Green Bay Packers of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.

Green Bay ran up 249 points, while the defense gave up 269. Terdell Middleton carried the ball for a team-best 1,116 yards for the Packers.

David Whitehurst passed for 2,093 yards. James Lofton snagged 46 passes for 818 yards. Barty Smith was targeted regularly, too.

The sticky-fingered defense led the way with 47 turnovers. Willie Buchanon intercepted 9 opponent throws.

Bart Starr coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
David Whitehurst32816851.220936.4103.0175.2583525859.9
Bobby Douglass12541.7907.518.318.3301961.1
David Beverly22100.08844.000.000.05700118.8
Dennis Sproul13538.5876.700.000.0251762.0
James Lofton200.
Totals35718050.423586.6113.1185.058 37274


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Terdell Middleton28411163.976 11
Barty Smith1545673.733 4
Jim Culbreath30923.115 0
David Whitehurst28672.418 1
Nate Simpson27582.111 0
Walter Landers7405.710 0
Bobby Douglass4276.817 0
Aundra Thompson4256.213 0
Eric Torkelson6183.00
James Lofton3134.315 0
David Beverly100.00
Dennis Sproul200.00
Totals55020233.776 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
James Lofton4681817.858 6
Barty Smith372566.924 0
Terdell Middleton343329.850 1
Aundra Thompson2652720.357 2
Rich McGeorge2324710.725 1
Jim Culbreath77811.119 0
Steve Odom46015.018 1
Eric Torkelson23618.031 0
Nate Simpson144.00
Totals180235813.158 11


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Chester Marcol3030100.0191157.963


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
David Beverly106375935.557

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Steve Odom332989.048 0
Johnnie Gray11958.622 0
Howard Sampson100.00
Walter Tullis100.00
Totals463938.548 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Steve Odom2567727.195 1
Aundra Thompson612420.731 0
Steve Wagner68414.017 0
Estus Hood37424.726 0
Jim Culbreath45814.520 0
Howard Sampson12323.023 0
Terdell Middleton12222.022 0
Ezra Johnson11414.014 0
Jim Gueno199.00
Walter Landers100.00
Rich McGeorge100.00
James Lofton100.00
Barty Smith100.00
Totals52108520.995 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Willie Buchanon99310.377 1
John Anderson5275.412 0
Johnnie Gray36622.066 0
Mike McCoy33411.323 0
Estus Hood3186.018 0
Steve Luke29145.563 1
Mike Hunt11010.010 0
Carl Barzilauskas155.00
Totals2734412.777 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
Terdell Middleton111000072
Chester Marcol1130063
James Lofton06000036
Barty Smith40000024
Aundra Thompson02000012
Steve Odom10100012
David Whitehurst10006
Willie Buchanon10006
Rich McGeorge100006
Steve Luke10006
Walter Landers0010006