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1978 Denver Broncos

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10-6-0, AFC West Division  · 1978 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.0, Offense: -1.9, Defense: 6.9, SoS: -0.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 282 points (17.6/g), 15th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 198 points (12.4/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 84 points (5.2/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 11.2-4.8.

Coach: Red Miller (10-6-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Joe Collier
 Other Notable Asst.: Bill Belichick (Assistant Special Teams/Defensive Assistant)

Stadium: Mile High Stadium
 Training Camp: Colorado State (Fort Collins, Colorado)

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 Oakland Raiders 14 6 13 152 8 144 1 16 318 201 117 3
2 Mon September 11 boxscore L OT 1-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 9 12 18 231 129 102 6 13 206 105 101 3
3 Sun September 17 boxscore W 2-1 San Diego Chargers 27 14 21 314 177 137 18 315 214 101 2
4 Sun September 24 boxscore W OT 3-1 @ Kansas City Chiefs 23 17 25 357 129 228 1 13 244 89 155 2
5 Sun October 1 boxscore W 4-1 Seattle Seahawks 28 7 24 373 169 204 3 19 323 231 92 5
6 Sun October 8 boxscore L 4-2 @ San Diego Chargers 0 23 11 156 80 76 5 19 298 170 128 2
7 Mon October 16 boxscore W 5-2 Chicago Bears 16 7 18 308 173 135 3 15 347 137 210 3
8 Sun October 22 boxscore L 5-3 @ Baltimore Colts 6 7 17 341 190 151 1 11 237 131 106 1
9 Sun October 29 boxscore W OT 6-3 @ Seattle Seahawks 20 17 25 423 145 278 3 19 258 140 118 5
10 Sun November 5 boxscore L 6-4 New York Jets 28 31 15 306 173 133 3 19 403 201 202 3
11 Sun November 12 boxscore W 7-4 @ Cleveland Browns 19 7 17 323 214 109 2 14 255 145 110 3
12 Sun November 19 boxscore W 8-4 Green Bay Packers 16 3 19 359 144 215 13 263 179 84 1
13 Thu November 23 boxscore L 8-5 @ Detroit Lions 14 17 16 233 105 128 1 15 244 105 139 1
14 Sun December 3 boxscore W 9-5 @ Oakland Raiders 21 6 16 192 45 147 1 20 279 178 101 5
15 Sun December 10 boxscore W 10-5 Kansas City Chiefs 24 3 20 461 271 190 2 13 199 100 99 3
16 Sat December 16 boxscore L 10-6 Pittsburgh Steelers 17 21 19 300 226 74 2 14 260 144 116 2
Playoffs
Division Sat December 30 boxscore L 10-7 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 10 33 15 218 131 87 2 24 425 272 153 2