1978 Washington Redskins Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-8
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Jack Pardee (8-8)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1978 Washington Redskins Roster
1978 Washington Redskins Results

The Washington Redskins of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, finishing third in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.

The Redskins scored 273 points, and the defense surrendered 283. John Riggins carried the ball for a team-best 1,014 yards for Washington.

Joe Theismann passed for 2,593 yards. Danny Buggs paced pass catchers, grabbing 36 passes, while John McDaniel accumulated 577 receiving yards. John Riggins and Mike Thomas contributed to the receiving game as well.

Jake Scott picked off 7 opponent throws.

Jack Pardee coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Joe Theismann39018747.925936.6133.3184.6634239161.6
Billy Kilmer462350.03166.948.736.55042274.2
Mike Bragg22100.06934.500.000.05600118.8
Totals43821248.429786.8173.9214.863 46413


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
John Riggins24810144.131 5
Mike Thomas1615333.326 3
Joe Theismann371774.820 1
Clarence Harmon341414.147 0
Benny Malone27923.431 0
Tony Green22823.713 1
John McDaniel22512.513 0
Reggie Haynes11313.013 0
Ike Forte441.00
Billy Kilmer111.00
Totals53720823.947 10


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Danny Buggs3657516.063 2
Mike Thomas3538711.135 2
John McDaniel3457717.052 4
John Riggins312999.633 0
Jean Fugett2536714.749 7
Ricky Thompson2335015.249 1
Clarence Harmon1111210.222 1
Frank Grant69215.323 0
Tony Green48922.234 0
Benny Malone3299.719 0
Reggie Haynes23216.021 0
Terry Anderson15656.056 0
Mark Murphy11313.013 0
Totals212297814.063 17


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Mark Moseley313096.8301963.387


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Mike Bragg103405639.456

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tony Green4244310.580 1
Terry Anderson5479.415 0
J.T. Smith4338.212 0
Clarence Harmon155.00
Lemar Parrish144.00
Ike Forte1-5-5.0-5 0
Totals545279.880 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tony Green3487025.699 1
Ike Forte1124322.137 0
Don Harris69916.521 0
Terry Anderson37023.326 0
Clarence Harmon35217.320 0
J.T. Smith11818.018 0
Totals58135223.399 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jake Scott77210.339 0
Gerard Williams45112.820 0
Lemar Parrish4215.223 0
Ken Houston22914.529 0
Brad Dusek11111.011 0
Dave Butz133.00
Ron McDole122.00
Mike Curtis100.00
Joe Lavender100.00
Totals221898.639 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
Mark Moseley1930087
Jean Fugett700042
John Riggins5000030
Mike Thomas3200030
John McDaniel0400024
Tony Green101100018
Danny Buggs200012
Ricky Thompson10006
Joe Theismann10006
Gerard Williams010006
Clarence Harmon01000006
Brad Dusek010006


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