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1978 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Monte Clark
Home field Pontiac Silverdome
Results
Record 7-9
Place 3rd NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1977 1979

The 1978 Detroit Lions season was the 47th season in franchise history.

Contents

Offseason

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NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School
1

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 3, 1978 Green Bay Packers L 13-7
2 September 9, 1978 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 15-7
3 September 17, 1978 Chicago Bears L 19-0
4 September 24, 1978 at Seattle Seahawks L 28-16
5 October 1, 1978 at Green Bay Packers L 35-14
6 October 8, 1978 Washington Redskins L 21-19
7 October 15, 1978 at Atlanta Falcons L 14-0
8 October 22, 1978 San Diego Chargers W 31-14
9 October 29, 1978 at Chicago Bears W 21-17
10 November 5, 1978 at Minnesota Vikings L 17-7
11 November 12, 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 34-23
12 November 19, 1978 at Oakland Raiders L 29-17
13 November 23, 1978 Denver Broncos W 17-14
14 December 3, 1978 at St. Louis Cardinals L 21-14
15 December 9, 1978 Minnesota Vikings W 45-14
16 December 17, 1978 San Francisco 49ers W 33-14

Standings

NFC Central
Minnesota Vikings 8 7 1 .531 294 306
Green Bay Packers 8 7 1 .531 249 269
Detroit Lions 7 9 0 .438 290 300
Chicago Bears 7 9 0 .438 253 274
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 5 11 0 .313 241 259

Roster

Detroit Lions roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists
  • Currently vacant

Rookies in italics

Awards and records

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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