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1978 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Bart Starr
Home field Lambeau Field
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record 8-7-1
Place 2nd NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1977 1979

The 1978 Green Bay Packers season was their 60th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 8-7-1 record under coach Bart Starr, earning them a second place finish in the NFC Central division. This marked the first season the Packers were above .500 since 1972.

Contents

Offseason

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NFL Draft

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 3, 1978 at Detroit Lions W 13-7
2 September 10, 1978 New Orleans Saints W 28-17
3 September 17, 1978 Oakland Raiders L 28-3
4 September 24, 1978 at San Diego Chargers W 24-3
5 October 1, 1978 Detroit Lions W 35-14
6 October 8, 1978 Chicago Bears W 24-14
7 October 15, 1978 Seattle Seahawks W 45-28
8 October 22, 1978 at Minnesota Vikings L 21-7
9 October 29, 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 9-7
10 November 5, 1978 at Philadelphia Eagles L 10-3
11 November 12, 1978 Dallas Cowboys L 42-14
12 November 19, 1978 at Denver Broncos L 16-3
13 November 26, 1978 Minnesota Vikings T 10-10
14 December 3, 1978 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 17-7
15 December 10, 1978 at Chicago Bears L 14-0
16 December 17, 1978 at Los Angeles Rams L 31-14

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

Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Practice Squad

Rookies in italics

Awards and records

  • Terrell Middleton, NFC Leader, Touchdowns [1]

References

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 448
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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