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1978 Cleveland Browns

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8-8-0, Finished 3rd in AFC Central Division  · 1978 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.0, Offense: 2.5, Defense: -4.5, SoS: -0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 334 points (20.9/g), 8th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 356 points (22.2/g), 25th.
 Differential of -22 points (-1.4/g), 20th.  Expected W-L: 7.4-8.6.

Coach: Sam Rutigliano (8-8-0)

Stadium: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: Kent State (Kent, Ohio)

Team Games & Schedule

Week 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 San Francisco 49ers 24 7 18 393 180 213 3 18 295 164 131 6
2 Sun September 10 boxscore W OT 2-0 Cincinnati Bengals 13 10 20 355 186 169 1 14 277 162 115 1
3 Sun September 17 boxscore W 3-0 @ Atlanta Falcons 24 16 17 308 198 110 3 17 234 147 87 4
4 Sun September 24 boxscore L OT 3-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 9 15 19 199 102 97 2 18 339 200 139 3
5 Sun October 1 boxscore L 3-2 Houston Oilers 13 16 11 182 104 78 4 20 379 215 164 4
6 Sun October 8 boxscore W 4-2 @ New Orleans Saints 24 16 20 271 92 179 3 21 298 231 67 2
7 Sun October 15 boxscore L 4-3 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 34 19 360 228 132 4 20 321 153 168
8 Sun October 22 boxscore L 4-4 @ Kansas City Chiefs 3 17 11 162 51 111 3 17 238 48 190
9 Sun October 29 boxscore W 5-4 Buffalo Bills 41 20 28 532 223 309 1 28 283 201 82 3
10 Sun November 5 boxscore L 5-5 @ Houston Oilers 10 14 10 194 166 28 1 18 392 236 156 4
11 Sun November 12 boxscore L 5-6 Denver Broncos 7 19 14 255 145 110 3 17 323 214 109 2
12 Sun November 19 boxscore W 6-6 @ Baltimore Colts 45 24 20 480 309 171 2 22 329 267 62 1
13 Sun November 26 boxscore W 7-6 Los Angeles Rams 30 19 16 357 227 130 3 24 363 215 148 5
14 Sun December 3 boxscore L 7-7 @ Seattle Seahawks 24 47 24 452 259 193 6 28 418 235 183 2
15 Sun December 10 boxscore W OT 8-7 New York Jets 37 34 29 519 283 236 5 20 369 266 103 5
16 Sun December 17 boxscore L 8-8 @ Cincinnati Bengals 16 48 17 328 106 222 6 27 494 249 245 3