1978 New Orleans Saints season

1978 New Orleans Saints season

1978 New Orleans Saints season
Head coach Dick Nolan
Home field
Results
Record 7-9
Division place 3rd NFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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The 1978 New Orleans Saints season was the Saints 12th season.

Offseason

  • On August 5, the NFL played its first game in Mexico City. The New Orleans Saints beat the Philadelphia Eagles by a score of 14-7.[1]

NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School
1

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 3, 1978 Minnesota Vikings W 31-24
54,187
2 September 10, 1978 at Green Bay Packers L 28-17
54,336
3 September 17, 1978 Philadelphia Eagles L 24-17
49,242
4 September 24, 1978 at Cincinnati Bengals W 20-18
40,455
5 October 1, 1978 Los Angeles Rams L 26-20
61,659
6 October 8, 1978 Cleveland Browns L 24-16
50,158
7 October 15, 1978 at San Francisco 49ers W 14-7
37,671
8 October 22, 1978 at Los Angeles Rams W 10-3
47,574
9 October 29, 1978 New York Giants W 28-17
59,807
10 November 5, 1978 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 20-14
48,526
11 November 12, 1978 Atlanta Falcons L 20-17
70,323
12 November 19, 1978 at Dallas Cowboys L 27-7
57,920
13 November 26, 1978 at Atlanta Falcons L 20-17
55,121
14 December 3, 1978 San Francisco 49ers W 24-13
50,068
15 December 10, 1978 Houston Oilers L 17-12
63,169
16 December 17, 1978 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 17-10
51,207

Standings

Roster

Awards and records

References

  • Saints on Pro Football Reference
  • Saints on jt-sw.com