1978 New Orleans Saints Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-9
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Dick Nolan (7-9)
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
1978 New Orleans Saints Roster
1978 New Orleans Saints Results

The New Orleans Saints of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 7 wins and 9 losses, finishing third in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference.

The Saints scored 281 points, but the defensive squad conceded 298. Archie Manning led the charge, slinging for 3,416 yards. Tony Galbreath topped the receiving corps, grabbing 74 passes, while Henry Childs added 869 receiving yards.

Tony Galbreath carried the ball for a team-leading 635 yards for New Orleans, and Chuck Muncie also contributed to the rushing attack.

Tom Myers seized 6 opponent throws.

Dick Nolan coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Archie Manning47129161.834167.3173.6163.4713730181.7
Bobby Scott5360.0367.200.000.0230082.1
Chuck Muncie100.
Ike Harris100.
Mike Strachan100.
Totals47929461.434527.2173.5163.371 37301


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tony Galbreath1866353.420 5
Chuck Muncie1605573.528 7
Mike Strachan1083883.621 4
Archie Manning382025.319 1
Kim Jones9313.40
Ike Harris22211.022 0
Wes Chandler2105.010 0
Jack Holmes242.00
Bobby Scott100.00
Tom Blanchard200.00
Henry Childs2-4-2.0-1 0
Totals51218453.628 17


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tony Galbreath745827.935 2
Henry Childs5386916.452 4
Ike Harris4059014.845 4
Tinker Owens4044611.247 2
Wes Chandler3547213.558 2
Chuck Muncie262339.034 0
Mike Strachan10515.115 0
Rich Mauti8698.616 2
Larry Hardy513126.271 1
Kim Jones2105.00
Jim Van Wagner1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals294345211.771 17


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Steve Mike-Mayer1818100.013646.236
Rich Szaro99100.06466.721
John Leypoldt5480.03266.710
Tom Jurich22100.030.02
Tony Galbreath10.00


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Tom Blanchard84353242.061

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wes Chandler342336.932 0
Ralph McGill155.00
Don Schwartz144.00
Totals362426.732 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wes Chandler3276023.838 0
Rich Mauti1738822.839 0
Clarence Chapman914916.628 0
Don Schwartz35117.019 0
Jack Holmes11818.018 0
Floyd Rice11515.015 0
Larry Hardy231.50
Totals65138421.339 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tom Myers616727.897 1
Mo Spencer48320.837 0
Ray Brown45012.519 0
Joe Federspiel2126.012 0
Pat Hughes2115.50
Clarence Chapman2-4-2.00
Eric Felton100.00
Totals2131915.297 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
Chuck Muncie7000042
Tony Galbreath5200042
Steve Mike-Mayer618036
Mike Strachan4000024
Henry Childs0400024
Ike Harris0400024
Rich Szaro49021
Rich Mauti2000012
Tinker Owens200012
Wes Chandler020000012
John Leypoldt24010
Archie Manning10006
Larry Hardy100006
Tom Myers10006
Tom Jurich0202