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1978 Los Angeles Rams

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12-4-0, NFC West Division  · 1978 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.2, Offense: 1.3, Defense: 1.9, SoS: -1.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 316 points (19.8/g), 9th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 245 points (15.3/g), 4th.
 Differential of 71 points (4.4/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 10.3-5.7.

Coach: Ray Malavasi (12-4-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Bud Carson

Stadium: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
 Training Camp: Fullerton State (Fullerton, California)

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
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 @ Philadelphia Eagles 16 14 15 220 117 103 1 10 208 80 128 2
2 Sun September 10 boxscore W 2-0 Atlanta Falcons 10 0 23 358 216 142 4 7 73 3 70 3
3 Sun September 17 boxscore W 3-0 Dallas Cowboys 27 14 16 317 219 98 2 21 319 223 96 5
4 Sun September 24 boxscore W 4-0 @ Houston Oilers 10 6 26 388 213 175 3 10 232 120 112 2
5 Sun October 1 boxscore W 5-0 @ New Orleans Saints 26 20 15 281 157 124 1 19 315 172 143 1
6 Sun October 8 boxscore W 6-0 San Francisco 49ers 27 10 23 404 177 227 4 13 215 83 132 2
7 Sun October 15 boxscore W 7-0 @ Minnesota Vikings 34 17 23 326 146 180 3 13 167 125 42 2
8 Sun October 22 boxscore L 7-1 New Orleans Saints 3 10 20 342 184 158 6 12 118 78 40 1
9 Mon October 30 boxscore L 7-2 @ Atlanta Falcons 7 15 14 234 140 94 5 9 185 87 98 2
10 Sun November 5 boxscore W 8-2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 26 23 15 344 220 124 1 18 341 132 209 5
11 Sun November 12 boxscore W 9-2 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 7 14 313 121 192 2 12 174 115 59 3
12 Sun November 19 boxscore W 10-2 @ San Francisco 49ers 31 28 21 386 255 131 3 16 248 83 165 1
13 Sun November 26 boxscore L 10-3 @ Cleveland Browns 19 30 24 363 215 148 5 16 357 227 130 3
14 Sun December 3 boxscore W 11-3 @ New York Giants 20 17 13 192 94 98 18 333 148 185 5
15 Mon December 11 boxscore L 11-4 Cincinnati Bengals 19 20 21 415 279 136 3 18 367 206 161 2
16 Sun December 17 boxscore W 12-4 Green Bay Packers 31 14 18 299 121 178 1 17 241 166 75 4
Playoffs
Division Sun December 31 boxscore W 13-4 Minnesota Vikings 34 10 25 409 209 200 1 12 244 208 36 2
ConfChamp Sun January 7 boxscore L 13-5 Dallas Cowboys 0 28 15 277 196 81 7 16 235 109 126 3