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1978 Cleveland Browns season
Head coach Sam Rutigliano
Home field Cleveland Stadium
Results
Record 8–8–0
Place 3rd AFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1977 1979

The 1978 Cleveland Browns season was the team's 29th season with the National Football League.

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NFL Draft

The following were selected in the 1978 NFL Draft.

Round Overall Player Position School/Club Team
1 12 Clay Matthews Linebacker USC
1 23 Ozzie Newsome Tight End Alabama
2 39 Johnny Evans Punter North Carolina State
3 67 Larry Collins Running Back Texas A&I
3 68 Mark Miller Quarterback Bowling Green
4 103 Pete Pullara Guard Tennessee-Chattanooga
5 122 Keith Wright Wide Receiver Memphis St.
6 149 Al Pitts Center Michigan State
8 205 Jesse Turnbow Defensive Tackle Tennessee
9 234 Jon Kramer Guard Baylor
10 261 Brent Watson Offensive Tackle Tennessee
11 290 Larry Gillard Defensive Tackle Mississippi State
12 317 Leo Biedermann Offensive Tackle California

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Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 3, 1978 San Francisco 49ers W 24-7
2 September 10, 1978 Cincinnati Bengals W 13-10
3 September 17, 1978 at Atlanta Falcons W 24-16
4 September 24, 1978 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 15-9
5 October 1, 1978 Houston Oilers L 16-13
6 October 8, 1978 at New Orleans Saints W 24-16
7 October 15, 1978 Pittsburgh Steelers L 34-14
8 October 22, 1978 at Kansas City Chiefs L 17-3
9 October 29, 1978 Buffalo Bills W 41-20
10 November 5, 1978 at Houston Oilers L 14-10
11 November 12, 1978 Denver Broncos L 19-7
12 November 19, 1978 at Baltimore Colts W 45-24
13 November 26, 1978 Los Angeles Rams W 30-19
14 December 3, 1978 at Seattle Seahawks L 47-24
15 December 10, 1978 New York Jets W 37-34
16 December 17, 1978 at Cincinnati Bengals L 48-16

Standings

AFC Central
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Pittsburgh Steelers 14 2 0 .875 356 195
Houston Oilers 10 6 0 .625 283 298
Cleveland Browns 8 8 0 .500 334 356
Cincinnati Bengals 4 12 0 .250 252 284

References

AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Baltimore Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Buffalo Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Los Angeles
Miami Houston Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
1978 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XIII

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