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1978 Green Bay Packers season
Head Coach Bart Starr
Home Field Lambeau Field
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record 8-7-1
Place 2nd NFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1977 1979

The 1978 Green Bay Packers season was their 58th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 8-7-1 record under coach Bart Starr, earning them a second place finish in the NFC Central division. This marked the first season the Packers were above .500 since 1972.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School
16James LoftonWide ReceiverStanford
234Michael HuntLinebackerMinnesota
362Estus Hood Defensive Back Illinois State
5116Mike DouglassLinebackerSan Diego State
5128Willie WilderRunning Back Florida
6144Leotis HarrisGuard Arkansas
7172George PlasketesLinebacker Ole Miss
8200Dennis SproulQuarterbackArizona State
9228Keith MyersQuarterback Utah State
10256Larry KeyRunning BackFlorida State
10259Mark TottenCenterFlorida
11284Terry JonesDefensive Tackle Alabama
12312Eason RamsonTight EndWashington State

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
1 September 3 at Detroit Lions W 13-7 Pontiac Silverdome
51,187
2 September 10 New Orleans Saints W 28-17 Milwaukee County Stadium
54,336
3 September 17 Oakland Raiders L 28-3 Lambeau Field
55,903
4 September 24 at San Diego Chargers W 24-3 San Diego Stadium
42,755
5 October 1 Detroit Lions W 35-14 Milwaukee County Stadium
54,601
6 October 8 Chicago Bears W 24-14 Lambeau Field
56,267
7 October 15 Seattle Seahawks W 45-28 Milwaukee County Stadium
52,712
8 October 22 at Minnesota Vikings L 21-7 Metropolitan Stadium
47,411
9 October 29 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 9-7 Lambeau Field
55,108
10 November 5 at Philadelphia Eagles L 10-3 Veterans Stadium
64,214
11 November 12 Dallas Cowboys L 42-14 Milwaukee County Stadium
55,256
12 November 19 at Denver Broncos L 16-3 Mile High Stadium
74,965
13 November 26 Minnesota Vikings T 10-10 (OT) Lambeau Field
51,737
14 December 3 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 17-7 Tampa Stadium
67,754
15 December 10 at Chicago Bears L 14-0 Soldier Field
34,306
16 December 17 at Los Angeles Rams L 31-14 LA Coliseum
42,500

StandingsEdit

NFC Central
Minnesota Vikings 871.531294306
Green Bay Packers 871.531249269
Detroit Lions 790.438290300
Chicago Bears 790.438253274
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 5110.313241259

RosterEdit

Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers


Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Practice Squad

Rookies in italics

Awards and recordsEdit

  • Terrell Middleton, NFC Leader, Touchdowns [1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 448

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