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1978 Chicago Bears

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7-9-0, Finished 4th in NFC Central Division  · 1978 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.4, Offense: -2.7, Defense: 0.3, SoS: -1.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 253 points (15.8/g), 20th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 274 points (17.1/g), 9th.
 Differential of -21 points (-1.3/g), 19th.  Expected W-L: 7.2-8.8.

Coach: Neill Armstrong (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ken Meyer
 Defensive Coordinator: Buddy Ryan

Stadium: Soldier Field
 Training Camp: Lake Forest College (Lake Forest, Illinois)

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 3 boxscore W 1-0 St. Louis Cardinals 17 10 19 243 49 194 16 236 137 99 2
2 Sun September 10 boxscore W 2-0 @ San Francisco 49ers 16 13 11 212 101 111 1 19 307 112 195 4
3 Sun September 17 boxscore W 3-0 @ Detroit Lions 19 0 15 326 141 185 2 15 237 94 143 2
4 Mon September 25 boxscore L 3-1 Minnesota Vikings 20 24 23 278 188 90 3 17 295 142 153 2
5 Sun October 1 boxscore L OT 3-2 Oakland Raiders 19 25 17 278 122 156 2 26 411 255 156
6 Sun October 8 boxscore L 3-3 @ Green Bay Packers 14 24 21 357 210 147 5 8 166 68 98 2
7 Mon October 16 boxscore L 3-4 @ Denver Broncos 7 16 15 347 137 210 3 18 308 173 135 3
8 Sun October 22 boxscore L 3-5 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19 33 15 323 203 120 3 21 319 173 146 1
9 Sun October 29 boxscore L 3-6 Detroit Lions 17 21 21 358 191 167 2 23 315 181 134 1
10 Sun November 5 boxscore L 3-7 Seattle Seahawks 29 31 26 401 227 174 3 23 389 165 224 1
11 Sun November 12 boxscore L 3-8 @ Minnesota Vikings 14 17 15 233 47 186 4 18 313 223 90 3
12 Sun November 19 boxscore W 4-8 Atlanta Falcons 13 7 13 183 72 111 21 344 195 149 2
13 Sun November 26 boxscore W 5-8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 3 17 301 50 251 1 6 92 -7 99 1
14 Mon December 4 boxscore L 5-9 @ San Diego Chargers 7 40 7 112 32 80 3 24 481 331 150 3
15 Sun December 10 boxscore W 6-9 Green Bay Packers 14 0 17 293 119 174 1 11 161 83 78 3
16 Sat December 16 boxscore W 7-9 @ Washington Redskins 14 10 10 214 44 170 3 16 305 181 124 3