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1978 Dallas Cowboys

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12-4-0, NFC East Division  · 1978 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 11.0, Offense: 5.8, Defense: 5.2, SoS: -0.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 384 points (24.0/g), 1st of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 208 points (13.0/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 176 points (11.0/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 13.0-3.0.

Coach: Tom Landry (12-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Dan Reeves
 Defensive Coordinator: Ernie Stautner

Stadium: Texas Stadium
 Training Camp: California Lutheran College (Thousand Oaks, California)

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Mon September 4 boxscore W 1-0 Baltimore Colts 38 0 25 583 305 278 3 9 181 82 99 3
2 Sun September 10 boxscore W 2-0 @ New York Giants 34 24 32 401 212 189 2 22 343 243 100 4
3 Sun September 17 boxscore L 2-1 @ Los Angeles Rams 14 27 21 319 223 96 5 16 317 219 98 2
4 Sun September 24 boxscore W 3-1 St. Louis Cardinals 21 12 21 389 173 216 2 16 310 195 115
5 Mon October 2 boxscore L 3-2 @ Washington Redskins 5 9 19 309 200 109 2 16 251 124 127 1
6 Sun October 8 boxscore W 4-2 New York Giants 24 3 21 357 200 157 2 10 142 40 102 2
7 Sun October 15 boxscore W OT 5-2 @ St. Louis Cardinals 24 21 24 418 287 131 4 21 372 236 136 3
8 Sun October 22 boxscore W 6-2 Philadelphia Eagles 14 7 15 278 87 191 15 262 145 117 1
9 Thu October 26 boxscore L 6-3 Minnesota Vikings 10 21 13 239 147 92 4 21 281 137 144
10 Sun November 5 boxscore L 6-4 @ Miami Dolphins 16 23 19 328 239 89 5 13 206 152 54
11 Sun November 12 boxscore W 7-4 @ Green Bay Packers 42 14 32 537 224 313 2 9 142 76 66 3
12 Sun November 19 boxscore W 8-4 New Orleans Saints 27 7 17 304 106 198 15 277 215 62 4
13 Thu November 23 boxscore W 9-4 Washington Redskins 37 10 26 507 218 289 2 11 201 120 81 1
14 Sun December 3 boxscore W 10-4 New England Patriots 17 10 17 329 230 99 1 16 363 150 213 3
15 Sun December 10 boxscore W 11-4 @ Philadelphia Eagles 31 13 17 315 169 146 11 224 85 139 5
16 Sun December 17 boxscore W 12-4 @ New York Jets 30 7 23 346 156 190 1 11 137 69 68 4
Playoffs
Division Sat December 30 boxscore W 13-4 Atlanta Falcons 27 20 26 369 221 148 4 16 216 52 164 3
ConfChamp Sun January 7 boxscore W 14-4 @ Los Angeles Rams 28 0 16 235 109 126 3 15 277 196 81 7
SuperBowl Sun January 21 boxscore L 14-5 N Pittsburgh Steelers 31 35 20 330 176 154 3 19 357 291 66 3