1978 Seattle Seahawks Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-7
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Jack Patera (9-7)
Location: Seattle, Washington
1978 Seattle Seahawks Roster
1978 Seattle Seahawks Results

The Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

The Seahawks chalked up 345 points, but the wobbly defensive unit conceded 358. Sherman Smith ran for a team-best 805 yards for Seattle, and David Sims also contributed to the rushing attack.

Jim Zorn triggered the aerial attack, passing for 3,283 yards. Steve Largent snagged 71 passes for 1,168 yards.

Cornell Webster intercepted 5 errant tosses from the opposition.

Jack Patera coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Jim Zorn44324856.032837.4153.4204.5644428472.1
Steve Myer221150.0944.300.029.1170023.7
David Sims11100.01515.000.000.01500118.8
Herman Weaver11100.
Totals46726155.934017.3153.2224.764 44284


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Sherman Smith1658054.967 6
David Sims1747524.344 14
Al Hunter1053483.355 2
Jim Zorn592904.923 6
Don Testerman431553.616 0
Rufus Crawford8192.411 0
Steve Raible2136.513 0
Steve Myer2105.00
Tony Benjamin177.00
Herman Weaver2-5-2.50
Totals56123944.367 28


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Steve Largent71116816.557 8
Sam McCullum3752514.244 3
David Sims301956.525 1
Sherman Smith2836613.164 1
Steve Raible2231614.438 1
Ron Howard1825113.942 1
Don Testerman171438.421 0
Al Hunter1217214.321 0
Duke Fergerson1111610.517 0
John Sawyer910111.220 0
Rufus Crawford4256.20
Brian Peets11414.014 0
Tony Benjamin199.00
Totals261340113.064 15


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Efren Herrera444090.9211361.979


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Herman Weaver66244037.059
Efren Herrera37324.330

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rufus Crawford342848.422 0
John Harris55811.642 0
Ken Geddes100.00
Totals403428.642 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rufus Crawford3582923.736 0
Al Hunter1638524.138 0
Duke Fergerson1023623.631 0
Doug Long4358.815 0
Don Testerman11919.019 0
Dennis Boyd166.00
Totals67151022.538 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Cornell Webster591.814 0
John Harris46516.228 0
Autry Beamon4174.215 0
Dave Brown34414.744 0
Keith Simpson24020.040 1
Pete Cronan2157.512 0
Bill Gregory133.00
Sammy Green100.00
Totals221938.844 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
David Sims14100090
Efren Herrera1340079
Steve Largent800048
Sherman Smith6100042
Jim Zorn600036
Sam McCullum300018
Al Hunter20000012
Steve Raible0100018
Ron Howard10006
Keith Simpson10006


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