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1978 NFL Week 5 Leaders and Scores

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Week 5 Top Passers

Minimum 10 attempts
Date Tm Opp Cmp Att Yds TD Int Rate
Joe Ferguson 1978-10-01 BUF KAN W, 28-13 15 18 210 2 1 129.2
Dan Fouts 1978-10-01 SDG @ NWE L, 23-28 14 18 173 3 1 123.1
David Whitehurst 1978-10-01 GNB DET W, 35-14 14 18 230 2 2 116.2
Terry Bradshaw 1978-10-01 PIT @ NYJ W, 28-17 17 25 189 3 1 113.2
Archie Manning 1978-10-01 NOR RAM L, 20-26 17 27 208 3 1 108.3
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Week 5 Top Receivers

Date Tm Opp Rec Yds TD
Wallace Francis 1978-10-01 ATL NYG W, 23-20 7 153 1
Morris Owens 1978-10-01 TAM MIN L, 7-24 5 132 1
Bob Chandler 1978-10-01 BUF KAN W, 28-13 7 116 2
Aundra Thompson 1978-10-01 GNB DET W, 35-14 3 111 2
Harold Jackson 1978-10-01 NWE SDG W, 28-23 4 106 2
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Week 5 Top Rushers

Date Tm Opp Att Yds TD
Terdell Middleton 1978-10-01 GNB DET W, 35-14 11 148 1
Wilbert Montgomery 1978-10-01 PHI @ BAL W, 17-14 25 144 1
MacArthur Lane 1978-10-01 KAN @ BUF L, 13-28 17 144 0
Walter Payton 1978-10-01 CHI OAK L, 19-25 27 123 0
John Riggins 1978-10-02 WAS DAL W, 9-5 19 96 0
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Week 5 Top Defenders

Date Tm Opp Tkl Ast Int Yds TD PD Sk FF
Tony Leonard 1978-10-01 SFO CIN W, 28-12 0 0 3 30 1 0 0.0 0
Eddie Lewis 1978-10-01 SFO CIN W, 28-12 0 0 2 6 0 0 0.0 0
Rod Perry 1978-10-01 RAM @ NOR W, 26-20 0 0 1 28 1 0 0.0 0
Ed Taylor 1978-10-01 NYJ PIT L, 17-28 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Robert Brazile 1978-10-01 HOU @ CLE W, 16-13 0 0 1 30 0 0 0.0 0
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Week 5 Boxscores


Sun, Oct 1, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Lions 0 0 7 7 14
Packers 7 14 7 7 35
Lions
Gary Danielson8/17, 113 yds, 2 TDs
Freddie Scott3 rec, 58 yds, 1 TD
Dexter Bussey14 rush, 59 yds, 0 TD
Packers
David Whitehurst14/18, 230 yds, 2 TDs
Aundra Thompson3 rec, 111 yds, 2 TDs
Terdell Middleton11 rush, 148 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Oct 1, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Rams 6 14 0 6 26
Saints 0 7 6 7 20
Rams
Pat Haden10/21, 167 yds, 1 TD
Willie Miller4 rec, 64 yds, 1 TD
Cullen Bryant19 rush, 79 yds, 0 TD
Saints
Archie Manning17/27, 208 yds, 3 TDs
Henry Childs4 rec, 67 yds, 0 TD
Mike Strachan16 rush, 62 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 1, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Chiefs 6 0 0 7 13
Bills 0 21 7 0 28
Chiefs
Tony Adams7/12, 80 yds, 0 TD
Walter White5 rec, 60 yds, 0 TD
MacArthur Lane17 rush, 144 yds, 0 TD
Bills
Joe Ferguson15/18, 210 yds, 2 TDs
Bob Chandler7 rec, 116 yds, 2 TDs
Terry Miller18 rush, 67 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Oct 1, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Chargers 0 13 7 3 23
Patriots 7 0 7 14 28
Chargers
Dan Fouts14/18, 173 yds, 3 TDs
John Jefferson3 rec, 74 yds, 2 TDs
Hank Bauer16 rush, 60 yds, 0 TD
Patriots
Steve Grogan17/29, 231 yds, 3 TDs
Harold Jackson4 rec, 106 yds, 2 TDs
Sam Cunningham7 rush, 27 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 1, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Vikings 7 10 0 7 24
Buccaneers 0 7 0 0 7
Vikings
Fran Tarkenton20/31, 213 yds, 1 TD
Ahmad Rashad5 rec, 60 yds, 0 TD
Rickey Young15 rush, 38 yds, 0 TD
Buccaneers
Doug Williams16/35, 311 yds, 1 TD
Morris Owens5 rec, 132 yds, 1 TD
Jimmy DuBose10 rush, 35 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 1, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Seahawks 0 0 7 0 7
Broncos 7 7 0 14 28
Seahawks
Jim Zorn24/38, 218 yds, 0 TD
Steve Raible3 rec, 49 yds, 0 TD
David Sims10 rush, 45 yds, 1 TD
Broncos
Norris Weese14/21, 161 yds, 1 TD
Riley Odoms3 rec, 45 yds, 0 TD
Lonnie Perrin7 rush, 65 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 1, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Giants 14 0 0 6 20
Falcons 0 9 7 7 23
Giants
Joe Pisarcik7/21, 86 yds, 0 TD
Al Dixon2 rec, 45 yds, 0 TD
Dan Doornink8 rush, 55 yds, 0 TD
Falcons
Steve Bartkowski14/26, 226 yds, 1 TD
Wallace Francis7 rec, 153 yds, 1 TD
Haskel Stanback19 rush, 51 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Oct 1, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Oilers 0 0 6 10 16
Browns 3 7 0 3 13
Oilers
Dan Pastorini14/29, 215 yds, 1 TD
Ken Burrough3 rec, 68 yds, 0 TD
Tim Wilson16 rush, 72 yds, 0 TD
Browns
Brian Sipe12/32, 106 yds, 1 TD
Reggie Rucker3 rec, 48 yds, 0 TD
Mike Pruitt11 rush, 41 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 1, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Eagles 0 0 0 17 17
Colts 0 14 0 0 14
Eagles
Ron Jaworski11/18, 143 yds, 1 TD
Harold Carmichael2 rec, 58 yds, 0 TD
Wilbert Montgomery25 rush, 144 yds, 1 TD
Colts
Bill Troup13/24, 145 yds, 1 TD
Glenn Doughty1 rec, 46 yds, 0 TD
Joe Washington14 rush, 40 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 1, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bengals 0 0 9 3 12
49ers 7 14 0 7 28
Bengals
Ken Anderson13/26, 183 yds, 1 TD
Jim Corbett3 rec, 77 yds, 0 TD
Boobie Clark9 rush, 44 yds, 0 TD
49ers
Steve DeBerg8/17, 66 yds, 2 TDs
Ken MacAfee3 rec, 25 yds, 0 TD
Paul Hofer7 rush, 36 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Oct 1, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Steelers 7 7 14 0 28
Jets 0 10 7 0 17
Steelers
Terry Bradshaw17/25, 189 yds, 3 TDs
Lynn Swann7 rec, 100 yds, 2 TDs
Franco Harris20 rush, 67 yds, 0 TD
Jets
Matt Robinson9/22, 192 yds, 0 TD
Wesley Walker2 rec, 93 yds, 0 TD
Scott Dierking9 rush, 46 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 1, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Cardinals 0 10 0 0 10
Dolphins 10 0 7 7 24
Cardinals
Jim Hart21/33, 211 yds, 1 TD
Pat Tilley7 rec, 85 yds, 0 TD
Wayne Morris18 rush, 72 yds, 0 TD
Dolphins
Don Strock12/21, 144 yds, 2 TDs
Nat Moore4 rec, 67 yds, 2 TDs
Delvin Williams21 rush, 94 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Oct 1, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 OT Final
Raiders 3 3 3 10 6 25
Bears 0 9 0 10 0 19
Raiders
Ken Stabler25/43, 278 yds, 0 TD
Cliff Branch8 rec, 89 yds, 0 TD
Mark van Eeghen14 rush, 74 yds, 0 TD
Bears
Bob Avellini12/18, 136 yds, 0 TD
Roland Harper5 rec, 45 yds, 0 TD
Walter Payton27 rush, 123 yds, 0 TD
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Mon, Oct 2, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Cowboys 0 0 3 2 5
Redskins 3 3 3 0 9
Cowboys
Roger Staubach13/30, 212 yds, 0 TD
Tony Hill3 rec, 75 yds, 0 TD
Tony Dorsett21 rush, 61 yds, 0 TD
Redskins
Joe Theismann11/22, 156 yds, 0 TD
Ricky Thompson6 rec, 88 yds, 0 TD
John Riggins19 rush, 96 yds, 0 TD
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