1978 St. Louis Cardinals Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-10
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Bud Wilkinson (6-10)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1978 St. Louis Cardinals Roster
1978 St. Louis Cardinals Results

The St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 6 wins and 10 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.

St. Louis netted 248 points, while the defensive squad yielded 296. Jim Hart tossed for 3,121 yards. Pat Tilley grabbed 62 passes for 900 yards, while Mel Gray provided receiving help as well.

Jim Otis carried the ball for a team-best 664 yards for the Cardinals, while Wayne Morris also contributed to the rushing attack.

Ken Stone seized 9 opponent throws.

Bud Wilkinson coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Jim Hart47724050.331216.5163.4183.8742016666.7
Steve Pisarkiewicz291034.51645.700.0310.34022014.8
Dave Stief11100.04343.000.000.04300118.8
Mike Wood11100.02929.000.000.02900118.8
Totals50825249.633576.6163.1214.174 22186


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Otis1976643.417 8
Wayne Morris1746313.627 1
Steve Jones1053923.717 2
Willard Harrell351343.815 0
Mel Gray55110.227 1
Pat Tilley13232.032 0
Gordon Bell7233.30
Jim Hart11111.02
Eason Ramson284.00
Jerry Latin681.30
Willie Shelby252.50
Ted Farmer144.00
Steve Little100.00
Roger Wehrli100.00
Steve Pisarkiewicz5-1-0.20
Dave Stief1-8-8.0-8 0
Totals55419543.532 14


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Pat Tilley6290014.543 3
Mel Gray4487119.874 1
Wayne Morris332989.033 1
Steve Jones272178.038 0
Dave Stief2447719.955 4
Eason Ramson2323810.326 1
Al Chandler1619011.947 4
Jim Otis8384.812 0
Jimmy Childs45012.523 1
Jim Thaxton33110.316 1
Gordon Bell3289.317 0
Willard Harrell351.70
Willie Shelby11111.011 0
Jerry Latin133.00
Totals252335713.374 16


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jim Bakken302790.0221150.060


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Mike Wood51191937.681
Steve Little46174938.054
Jim Bakken414736.842

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Willard Harrell211969.370 1
Gordon Bell141017.223 0
Willie Shelby10888.816 0
Pat Tilley284.00
Rolly Woolsey144.00
Perry Smith100.00
Tom Southard2-2-1.00
Totals513957.770 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Willard Harrell1938920.532 0
Willie Shelby921123.431 0
Gordon Bell817722.127 0
Jimmy Childs47719.225 0
Wayne Morris36622.027 0
Lee Nelson35819.322 0
Jerry Latin24824.026 0
Tom Southard24723.526 0
Rolly Woolsey12525.025 0
Tim Kearney12222.022 0
Curtis Townsend11313.013 0
Greg Westbrooks11212.012 0
Ken Stone133.00
Totals55114820.932 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ken Stone913915.433 0
Carl Allen6549.021 0
Roger Wehrli430.80
Perry Smith362.00
Eric Williams12424.024 0
Steve Neils11818.018 0
Tim Kearney188.00
Lee Nelson1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals262499.633 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Jim Bakken1127060
Jim Otis8000048
Al Chandler400024
Dave Stief0400024
Pat Tilley03000018
Wayne Morris11000012
Mel Gray1100012
Steve Jones2000012
Jim Hart200012
Jim Thaxton100018
Eason Ramson010006
Willard Harrell00100006
Jimmy Childs100006


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