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1978 Philadelphia Eagles

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9-7-0, NFC East Division  · 1978 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.3, Offense: -1.1, Defense: 3.4, SoS: 1.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 270 points (16.9/g), 18th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 250 points (15.6/g), 5th.
 Differential of 20 points (1.2/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 8.7-7.3.

Coach: Dick Vermeil (9-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: John Ralston
 Defensive Coordinator: Marion Campbell

Stadium: Veterans Stadium
 Training Camp: Widener University (Chester, Pennsylvania)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Ron Jaworski 27 4 16 206 for 398, 2,487 yards, 16 td, 16 int, & 30 rushes for 79 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 37th pick / 1973
RB Wilbert Montgomery* 24 1 14 259 rushes for 1,220 yards, 9 td, & 34 catches for 195 yards and 1 td Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 154th pick / 1977
FB Mike Hogan 24 2 12 145 rushes for 607 yards, 4 td, & 31 catches for 164 yards and 1 td Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 247th pick / 1976
WR Harold Carmichael* 29 7 16 55 catches for 1,072 yards, 8 td, & 1 rush for 21 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 161st pick / 1971
WR Ken Payne 28 4 11 13 catches for 238 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for 17 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 6th / 142nd pick / 1974
TE Keith Krepfle 26 3 10 26 catches for 374 yards, 3 td Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 115th pick / 1974
LT Stan Walters* 30 6 16 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 9th / 210th pick / 1972
LG Wade Key 32 8 12 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 314th pick / 1969
C Guy Morriss 27 5 16 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 28th pick / 1973
RG Woody Peoples 35 10 14
RT Jerry Sisemore 27 5 16 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 3rd pick / 1973
 Defensive Starters
LDE Manny Sistrunk 31 8 10 Washington Redskins / 5th / 114th pick / 1970
NT Charlie Johnson 26 1 16 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 175th pick / 1977
RDE Carl Hairston 26 2 16 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 191st pick / 1976
LOLB Reggie Wilkes 22 Rook 12 0 interceptions, 6 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 66th pick / 1978
LILB Bill Bergey* 33 9 16 4 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 31st pick / 1969
RILB Frank LeMaster 26 4 16 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 89th pick / 1974
ROLB Drew Mahalic 25 3 9 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 3rd / 69th pick / 1975
LCB John Outlaw 33 9 8 Boston Patriots / 10th / 249th pick / 1968
RCB Herman Edwards 24 1 16 7 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
SS Randy Logan 27 5 16 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 55th pick / 1973
FS John Sanders 28 4 15 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Nick Mike-Mayer 28 5 0 8 of 17 field goals & 21 of 22 extra points Atlanta Falcons / 10th / 248th pick / 1973
P Mike Michel 24 1 0 58 punts for a 35.8 average, 0 blocked Miami Dolphins / 5th / 113th pick / 1977
PR John Sciarra 24 Rook 2 37 punt returns for a 6.8 average and 0 td Chicago Bears / 4th / 103rd pick / 1976
KR Billy Campfield 22 Rook 2 18 kick returns for a 20.4 average and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 288th pick / 1978

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
38 Larry Barnes 24 7 0 220 5-11 Tennessee St. 7/17/1954 1 0 San Diego Chargers / 6th / 151st pick / 1977
66 Bill Bergey* 33 LILB 16 16 243 6-4 Arkansas St. 2/9/1945 9 13 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 31st pick / 1969
34 James Betterson 24 9 0 210 6-0 North Carolina 8/20/1954 1 0 Denver Broncos / 8th / 224th pick / 1976
25 Bill Bryant 27 3 0 195 5-11 Grambling St. 1/15/1951 2 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 153rd pick / 1974
95 John Bunting 28 lolb 6 6 220 6-1 North Carolina 7/15/1950 6 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 248th pick / 1972
67 Lem Burnham 31 15 0 236 6-4 U.S. International 8/30/1947 1 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 15th / 378th pick / 1974
37 Billy Campfield 22 KR 16 2 200 5-11 Kansas 8/20/1956 Rook 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 288th pick / 1978
17 Harold Carmichael* 29 WR 16 16 225 6-8 Southern 9/22/1949 7 12 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 161st pick / 1971
71 Ken Clarke 22 16 0 268 6-2 Syracuse 8/28/1956 Rook 4
46 Herman Edwards 24 RCB 16 16 194 6-0 California,San Diego St. 4/27/1954 1 9
13 Rick Engles 24 6 0 177 5-11 Tulsa 8/18/1954 2 1 Seattle Seahawks / 3rd / 89th pick / 1976
30 Cleveland Franklin 23 rb 16 4 216 6-2 Baylor 4/24/1955 1 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 202nd pick / 1977
53 Dennis Franks 25 16 0 241 6-1 Michigan 5/29/1953 2 3
64 Ed George 32 16 0 270 6-4 Ferrum,Wake Forest 8/10/1946 3 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 80th pick / 1970
33 Louie Giammona 25 7 0 180 5-9 Utah St. 3/3/1953 2 0 New York Jets / 8th / 214th pick / 1976
78 Carl Hairston 26 RDE 16 16 260 6-3 Md-Eastern Shore 12/15/1952 2 7 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 191st pick / 1976
68 Dennis Harrison 22 lde 16 6 275 6-8 Vanderbilt 7/31/1956 Rook 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 92nd pick / 1978
89 Wally Henry 24 3 0 175 5-8 UCLA 10/30/1954 1 1
35 Mike Hogan 24 FB 14 12 213 6-2 Tenn-Chattanooga 11/1/1954 2 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 247th pick / 1976
23 Bob Howard 34 lcb 10 6 174 6-2 Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo,San Diego St. 11/19/1944 11 4 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 48th pick / 1967
7 Ron Jaworski 27 QB 16 16 196 6-2 Youngstown St. 3/23/1951 4 1 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 37th pick / 1973
65 Charlie Johnson 26 NT 16 16 266 6-3 Colorado 2/17/1952 1 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 175th pick / 1977
49 Eric Johnson 26 16 0 192 6-1 Washington St. 7/23/1952 1 4
72 Wade Key 32 LG 13 12 245 6-5 Texas,Texas St. 10/14/1946 8 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 314th pick / 1969
84 Keith Krepfle 26 TE 10 10 227 6-3 Iowa St. 2/4/1952 3 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 115th pick / 1974
88 Bill Larson 25 te 5 0 225 6-4 Colorado St. 10/7/1953 3 0
55 Frank LeMaster 26 RILB 16 16 232 6-2 Kentucky 3/12/1952 4 9 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 89th pick / 1974
41 Randy Logan 27 SS 16 16 195 6-1 Michigan 5/1/1951 5 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 55th pick / 1973
63 Tom Luken 28 lg 16 6 253 6-3 Purdue 6/15/1950 6 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 68th pick / 1972
32 Herb Lusk 25 3 0 190 6-0 Long Beach St. 2/19/1953 2 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 273rd pick / 1976
54 Drew Mahalic 25 ROLB 9 9 225 6-4 Notre Dame 5/22/1953 3 4 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 69th pick / 1975
2 Mike Michel 24 P 10 0 177 5-10 Stanford 8/4/1954 1 1 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 113th pick / 1977
81 Oren Middlebrook 25 16 0 185 6-2 Arkansas St. 1/23/1953 Rook 0 Denver Broncos / 10th / 268th pick / 1977
1 Nick Mike-Mayer 28 K 12 0 186 5-8 Temple 3/1/1950 5 1 Atlanta Falcons / 10th / 248th pick / 1973
31 Wilbert Montgomery* 24 RB 14 14 196 5-10 Jackson St.,Abilene Christian 9/16/1954 1 11 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 154th pick / 1977
50 Guy Morriss 27 C 16 16 255 6-4 TCU 5/13/1951 5 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 28th pick / 1973
57 Mike Osborn 23 lb 16 1 235 6-5 Kansas St. 11/19/1955 Rook 2
86 Richard Osborne 25 te 16 6 230 6-3 Texas A&M 10/31/1953 2 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 248th pick / 1976
20 John Outlaw 33 LCB 14 8 180 5-10 Jackson St. 1/8/1945 9 4 Boston Patriots / 10th / 249th pick / 1968
83 Vince Papale 32 13 0 195 6-2 St. Joseph's (PA) 2/9/1946 2 0
82 Ken Payne 28 WR 16 11 185 6-1 Langston 10/6/1950 4 3 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 142nd pick / 1974
69 Woody Peoples 35 RG 15 14 252 6-2 Grambling St. 8/16/1943 10 5
52 Ray Phillips 24 lb 10 4 224 6-4 Nebraska 3/18/1954 1 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 133rd pick / 1977
26 John Sanders 28 FS 15 15 175 6-1 South Dakota 1/11/1950 4 8
21 John Sciarra 24 PR 16 2 185 5-11 UCLA 3/2/1954 Rook 0 Chicago Bears / 4th / 103rd pick / 1976
76 Jerry Sisemore 27 RT 16 16 265 6-4 Texas 7/16/1951 5 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 3rd pick / 1973
79 Manny Sistrunk 31 LDE 16 10 269 6-5 Ark-Pine Bluff 6/16/1947 8 5 Washington Redskins / 5th / 114th pick / 1970
85 Charlie Smith 28 wr 14 5 185 6-1 Grambling St. 7/26/1950 4 2
58 Terry Tautolo 24 lb 16 0 232 6-2 UCLA 8/30/1954 2 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 353rd pick / 1976
75 Stan Walters* 30 LT 16 16 275 6-6 Syracuse 5/27/1948 6 8 Cincinnati Bengals / 9th / 210th pick / 1972
11 John Walton 31 4 0 210 6-2 Elizabeth City St. 10/4/1947 2 0
51 Reggie Wilkes 22 LOLB 16 12 235 6-4 Georgia Tech 5/27/1956 Rook 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 66th pick / 1978
47 Charles Williams 25 db 7 1 180 6-1 Jackson St. 9/14/1953 Rook 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 230th pick / 1978
Team Total 26.7 16 217.9 6-1.8 3.1