1978 Los Angeles Rams Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 12-4
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Conference Championship
Coach: Ray Malavasi (12-4)
Location: Los Angeles, California
1978 Los Angeles Rams Roster
1978 Los Angeles Rams Results

The Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

The Rams racked up 316 points, and the solid defense yielded 245. Cullen Bryant ran for a team-leading 658 yards for Los Angeles, and John Cappelletti additionally aided the ground game.

Pat Haden passed for 2,995 yards. Willie Miller snagged 50 balls for 767 yards. Ron Jessie and John Cappelletti provided receiving help, too.

Pat Thomas and Rod Perry each intercepted 8 opponent throws.

Ray Malavasi coached the team. The 1978 Los Angeles Rams lost in the Conference Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Pat Haden44422951.629956.7132.9194.3683221665.1
Vince Ferragamo20735.01145.700.0210.02821915.4
Lawrence McCutcheon100.
Glen Walker100.000.000.01100.00000.0
Totals46623650.631096.7132.8224.768 34235


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Cullen Bryant1786583.726 7
John Cappelletti1746043.526 3
Lawrence McCutcheon1184203.618 0
Pat Haden332066.224 0
Jim Jodat261003.818 0
Rod Phillips28812.911 0
Terry Nelson66711.217 1
Jerry Latin18643.611 0
Wendell Tyler14453.218 0
Billy Waddy5316.211 0
Nolan Cromwell11616.016 1
Vince Ferragamo2105.012 0
Anthony Davis372.30
Charle Young263.00
Willie Miller1-7-7.0-7 0
Totals60923083.826 12


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Willie Miller5076715.352 5
Ron Jessie4975215.349 4
John Cappelletti413829.337 1
Terry Nelson2334415.052 0
Charle Young1821311.819 0
Billy Waddy1425818.468 1
Lawrence McCutcheon12766.333 2
Cullen Bryant8769.537 0
Rod Phillips7486.916 0
Dwight Scales510521.038 0
Preston Dennard33511.715 0
Jim Jodat3217.010 0
Wendell Tyler2178.516 0
Ron Smith11515.015 0
Totals236310913.268 13


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Frank Corral333193.9432967.4118


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Glen Walker83306937.061

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jackie Wallace5261811.958 0
Billy Waddy10454.512 0
Cullen Bryant3279.021 0
Eddie Brown11313.013 0
Nolan Cromwell188.00
Totals6771110.658 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jerry Latin2246721.241 0
Jim Jodat2244720.335 0
Rod Phillips35217.324 0
Larry Marshall25025.038 0
Wendell Tyler23115.521 0
Doug Smith188.00
Totals52105520.341 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rod Perry811714.644 3
Pat Thomas89612.033 1
Bill Simpson58216.428 0
Dave Elmendorf3206.712 0
Jim Youngblood25025.036 0
Bob Brudzinski13131.031 1
Nolan Cromwell13131.031 0
Totals2842715.244 5

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Frank Corral29310118
Cullen Bryant70000042
Willie Miller0500030
Ron Jessie400024
John Cappelletti3100024
Rod Perry300018
Nolan Cromwell100100012
Lawrence McCutcheon0200012
Bob Brudzinski10006
Isiah Robertson10006
Dwight Scales010006
Billy Waddy0100006
Pat Thomas10006
Terry Nelson100006