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1978 NFL Week 8 Leaders and Scores

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Week 8 Top Passers

Minimum 10 attempts
Date Tm Opp Cmp Att Yds TD Int Rate
Steve Bartkowski 1978-10-22 ATL @ SFO W, 20-17 15 20 256 1 0 133.3
Gary Danielson 1978-10-22 DET SDG W, 31-14 22 32 210 3 1 104.9
Doug Williams 1978-10-22 TAM CHI W, 33-19 11 19 180 2 1 103.0
Fran Tarkenton 1978-10-22 MIN GNB W, 21-7 26 43 262 3 0 101.1
Dan Pastorini 1978-10-23 HOU @ PIT W, 24-17 13 19 160 0 0 94.2
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Week 8 Top Receivers

Date Tm Opp Rec Yds TD
Randy Grossman 1978-10-23 PIT HOU L, 17-24 9 116 0
Alfred Jackson 1978-10-22 ATL @ SFO W, 20-17 4 113 0
Charlie Joiner 1978-10-22 SDG @ DET L, 14-31 5 110 1
Mel Gray 1978-10-22 STL @ NYJ L, 10-23 4 105 0
James Scott 1978-10-22 CHI @ TAM L, 19-33 5 105 1
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Week 8 Top Rushers

Date Tm Opp Att Yds TD
Delvin Williams 1978-10-22 MIA @ NWE L, 24-33 19 116 1
Horace Ivory 1978-10-22 NWE MIA W, 33-24 15 113 2
Curtis Brown 1978-10-22 BUF CIN W, 5-0 18 100 0
Tony Reed 1978-10-22 KAN CLE W, 17-3 14 97 0
O.J. Simpson 1978-10-22 SFO ATL L, 17-20 18 96 1
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Week 8 Top Defenders

Date Tm Opp Tkl Ast Int Yds TD PD Sk FF
Jimmy Allen 1978-10-22 DET SDG W, 31-14 0 0 2 19 0 0 0.0 0
Ray Brown 1978-10-22 NOR @ RAM W, 10-3 0 0 2 32 0 0 0.0 0
Doug Beaudoin 1978-10-22 NWE MIA W, 33-24 0 0 2 12 0 0 0.0 0
Mario Clark 1978-10-22 BUF CIN W, 5-0 0 0 2 29 0 0 0.0 0
Dave Lewis 1978-10-22 TAM CHI W, 33-19 0 0 2 17 0 0 0.0 0
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Week 8 Boxscores


Sun, Oct 22, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Browns 3 0 0 0 3
Chiefs 3 7 0 7 17
Browns
Brian Sipe7/11, 40 yds, 0 TD
Greg Pruitt6 rec, 34 yds, 0 TD
Mike Pruitt10 rush, 57 yds, 0 TD
Chiefs
Mike Livingston8/13, 57 yds, 0 TD
Horace Belton1 rec, 22 yds, 0 TD
Tony Reed14 rush, 97 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 22, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Raiders 0 0 0 7 7
Seahawks 7 14 6 0 27
Raiders
Ken Stabler19/30, 204 yds, 1 TD
Cliff Branch6 rec, 84 yds, 1 TD
Mark van Eeghen7 rush, 26 yds, 0 TD
Seahawks
Jim Zorn11/21, 144 yds, 0 TD
Steve Largent4 rec, 67 yds, 0 TD
Jim Zorn6 rush, 63 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 22, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Cardinals 7 3 0 0 10
Jets 3 7 13 0 23
Cardinals
Steve Pisarkiewicz10/27, 164 yds, 0 TD
Mel Gray4 rec, 105 yds, 0 TD
Jim Otis12 rush, 53 yds, 1 TD
Jets
Matt Robinson11/22, 126 yds, 0 TD
Wesley Walker4 rec, 61 yds, 0 TD
Scott Dierking23 rush, 94 yds, 2 TDs
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Sun, Oct 22, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Chargers 7 0 0 7 14
Lions 17 14 0 0 31
Chargers
James Harris8/16, 132 yds, 1 TD
Charlie Joiner5 rec, 110 yds, 1 TD
Lydell Mitchell9 rush, 53 yds, 0 TD
Lions
Gary Danielson22/32, 210 yds, 3 TDs
Dexter Bussey6 rec, 61 yds, 1 TD
Dexter Bussey18 rush, 91 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 22, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Broncos 3 3 0 0 6
Colts 0 7 0 0 7
Broncos
Craig Morton20/33, 202 yds, 0 TD
Haven Moses2 rec, 54 yds, 0 TD
Jon Keyworth10 rush, 42 yds, 0 TD
Colts
Bill Troup13/20, 152 yds, 1 TD
Glenn Doughty5 rec, 49 yds, 1 TD
Roosevelt Leaks13 rush, 57 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 22, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Redskins 0 6 0 0 6
Giants 10 7 0 0 17
Redskins
Joe Theismann15/38, 169 yds, 0 TD
Tony Green2 rec, 48 yds, 0 TD
John Riggins18 rush, 78 yds, 0 TD
Giants
Joe Pisarcik3/10, 111 yds, 1 TD
James Thompson1 rec, 46 yds, 0 TD
Bobby Hammond15 rush, 65 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 22, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Packers 0 7 0 0 7
Vikings 0 14 0 7 21
Packers
David Whitehurst18/30, 120 yds, 0 TD
Barty Smith6 rec, 54 yds, 0 TD
Terdell Middleton15 rush, 81 yds, 1 TD
Vikings
Fran Tarkenton26/43, 262 yds, 3 TDs
Rickey Young7 rec, 73 yds, 0 TD
Chuck Foreman24 rush, 46 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 22, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Dolphins 7 7 7 3 24
Patriots 0 17 7 9 33
Dolphins
Bob Griese22/35, 227 yds, 2 TDs
Andre Tillman8 rec, 89 yds, 1 TD
Delvin Williams19 rush, 116 yds, 1 TD
Patriots
Steve Grogan10/22, 176 yds, 0 TD
Harold Jackson4 rec, 70 yds, 0 TD
Horace Ivory15 rush, 113 yds, 2 TDs
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Sun, Oct 22, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Falcons 7 0 0 13 20
49ers 7 7 0 3 17
Falcons
Steve Bartkowski15/20, 256 yds, 1 TD
Alfred Jackson4 rec, 113 yds, 0 TD
Haskel Stanback14 rush, 65 yds, 0 TD
49ers
Steve DeBerg8/22, 79 yds, 0 TD
Freddie Solomon5 rec, 46 yds, 0 TD
O.J. Simpson18 rush, 96 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Oct 22, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Saints 0 3 0 7 10
Rams 0 3 0 0 3
Saints
Archie Manning11/22, 130 yds, 1 TD
Henry Childs4 rec, 60 yds, 0 TD
Tony Galbreath13 rush, 33 yds, 0 TD
Rams
Pat Haden15/28, 194 yds, 0 TD
Ron Jessie3 rec, 61 yds, 0 TD
Lawrence McCutcheon19 rush, 49 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 22, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bears 0 10 6 3 19
Buccaneers 6 7 6 14 33
Bears
Bob Avellini15/29, 218 yds, 1 TD
James Scott5 rec, 105 yds, 1 TD
Roland Harper10 rush, 65 yds, 1 TD
Buccaneers
Doug Williams11/19, 180 yds, 2 TDs
Morris Owens4 rec, 82 yds, 1 TD
Ricky Bell27 rush, 95 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Oct 22, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bengals 0 0 0 0 0
Bills 0 3 0 2 5
Bengals
John Reaves13/23, 119 yds, 0 TD
Billy Brooks2 rec, 33 yds, 0 TD
Boobie Clark12 rush, 44 yds, 0 TD
Bills
Joe Ferguson12/21, 76 yds, 0 TD
Reuben Gant3 rec, 26 yds, 0 TD
Curtis Brown18 rush, 100 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 22, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Eagles 0 0 7 0 7
Cowboys 0 14 0 0 14
Eagles
Ron Jaworski14/27, 179 yds, 1 TD
Keith Krepfle4 rec, 100 yds, 1 TD
Wilbert Montgomery18 rush, 57 yds, 0 TD
Cowboys
Roger Staubach10/22, 108 yds, 1 TD
Drew Pearson3 rec, 49 yds, 1 TD
Robert Newhouse12 rush, 67 yds, 1 TD
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Mon, Oct 23, 1978
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Oilers 0 10 7 7 24
Steelers 0 10 0 7 17
Oilers
Dan Pastorini13/19, 160 yds, 0 TD
Mike Barber3 rec, 47 yds, 0 TD
Earl Campbell21 rush, 89 yds, 3 TDs
Steelers
Terry Bradshaw17/33, 226 yds, 2 TDs
Randy Grossman9 rec, 116 yds, 0 TD
Franco Harris16 rush, 56 yds, 0 TD
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