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1978 New England Patriots

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11-5-0, Finished 1st in AFC East Division  · 1978 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.0, Offense: 3.6, Defense: 1.4, SoS: 0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 358 points (22.4/g), 4th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 286 points (17.9/g), 13th.
 Differential of 72 points (4.5/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 10.1-5.9.

Coach: Hank Bullough (0-1-0) (co-coach with Ron Erhardt), Ron Erhardt (0-1-0) and Chuck Fairbanks (11-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ron Erhardt
 Defensive Coordinator: Hank Bullough

Stadium: Schaefer Stadium
 Training Camp: Bryant College (Smithfield, Rhode Island)

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Rnd Pick Tm Player Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 18 NWE Bob Cryder T 9 1978 1986 0 0 4 29 107 Alabama
2 50 NWE Matt Cavanaugh QB 13 1979 1991 0 0 1 15 112 305 579 4332 28 30 60 213 3 1 9 0 Pittsburgh
3 77 NWE Carlos Pennywell WR 4 1978 1981 0 0 0 0 38 1 3 0 12 143 3 Grambling St.
4 102 NWE Dwight Wheeler T 9 1978 1988 0 0 3 25 91 Tennessee St.
5 129 NWE Bill Matthews LB 3 1979 1981 0 0 1 8 48 South Dakota St.
6 156 NWE Kem Coleman LB 0 0 0 Mississippi
7 188 NWE Mike Hawkins LB 5 1978 1982 0 0 3 24 62 Texas A&M-Kingsville
8 198 NWE Terry Falcon G 3 1978 1980 0 0 0 8 31 Montana
8 215 NWE Mosi Tatupu RB 14 1978 1991 0 1 1 20 199 2 2 30 1 0 612 2415 18 96 843 2 USC
9 242 NWE Tim Petersen LB 0 0 0 Arizona St.
10 269 NWE Bryan Ferguson DB 0 0 0 Miami (FL)
11 296 NWE Charlie Williams LB 0 0 0 Florida
12 328 NWE John Gibney C 0 0 0 Colgate