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1978 Oakland Raiders season
Head Coach John Madden
Home Field Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Results
Record 9–7
Place 2nd AFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1977 1979

The 1978 Oakland Raiders season was the team’s 19th season, and their ninth in the NFL. Defensive back Jack Tatum made a hit against New England wide receiver Darryl Stingley in a pre-season game. The hit permanantly paralyzed Stingley from the chest down.

Offseason[]

NFL Draft[]

Round Pick Player Position School
2 - Dave Browning DE Washington
3 - Derrick Jensen RB Texas-Arlington
3 - Lindsey Mason T Kansas

Regular season[]

Schedule[]

Week Date Opponent Result Score Record
1 September 3 at Denver L 14–6 0-1
2 September 10 at San Diego W 21–20 1-1
3 September 17 at Green Bay W 28–3 2-1
4 September 24 New England L 21–14 2-2
5 October 1 at Chicago W 25–19 (OT) 3-2
6 October 8 Houston W 21–17 4-2
7 October 15 Kansas City W 28–6 5-2
8 October 22 at Seattle L 27–7 5-3
9 October 29 San Diego L 27–23 5-4
10 November 5 at Kansas City W 20–10 6-4
11 November 13 (Mon) at Cincinnati W 34–21 7-4
12 November 19 Detroit W 29–17 8-4
13 November 26 Seattle L 17–16 8-5
14 December 3 Denver L 21–6 8-6
15 December 10 at Miami L 23–6 8-7
16 December 17 Minnesota W 27–20 9-7

Standings[]

AFC West
Team W L T PCT PF PA
y-Denver Broncos 10 6 0 .625 282 198
Oakland Raiders 9 7 0 .563 311 283
Seattle Seahawks 9 7 0 .563 345 358
San Diego Chargers 9 7 0 .563 355 309
Kansas City Chiefs 4 12 0 .250 243 327

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Roster[]

Awards and honors[]

References[]

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 295


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