1978 Seattle Seahawks season
Head Coach Jack Patera
Home Field Kingdome
Results
Record 9–7
Place T-2nd AFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1977 1979

The 1978 Seattle Seahawks season was the team's third season with the National Football League.

1978 NFL draft[edit | edit source]

1978 Seahawks Draft Selections
Round/Pick Player Position College
1/9 Keith Simpson Defensive Back Memphis State
2/36 Keith Butler Linebacker Memphis State
3/63 Bob Jury Defensive Back Pittsburgh
5/119 Louis Bullard Offensive Tackle Jackson State
6/146 Glenn Starks Wide Receiver Texas A&I
7/173 John Harris Defensive Back Arizona State
9/231 Rich Grimmett Offensive Tackle Illinois
10/258 Rob Stewart Wide Receiver Lafayette
11/301 George Halas Linebacker Miami (FL)
12/316 Jeff Bergeron Running Back Lamar

Personnel[edit | edit source]

Staff[edit | edit source]

1978 Seattle Seahawks staff
Front Office
  • General Manager – John Thompson
  • Assistant General Manager – Mark Duncan
  • Player Personnel Director – Dick Mansperger
  • Director of Pro Scouting – Chuck Allen


Head Coaches


Offensive Coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers/Tight Ends – Jerry Rhome
  • Running Backs – Andy MacDonald
  • Offensive Line – Howard Mudd
 

Defensive Coaches

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Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 3 San Diego L 24-20 Kingdome 0-1 55,778
2 September 10 at Pittsburgh L 21-10 Three Rivers Stadium 0-2 48,277
3 September 17 at New York Jets W 24-17 Shea Stadium 1-2 46,911
4 September 24 Detroit W 28-16 Kingdome 2-2 60,040
5 October 1 at Denver L 28-7 Mile High Stadium 2-3 74,989
6 October 8 Minnesota W 29-28 Kingdome 3-3 62,031
7 October 15 at Green Bay L 45-28 Milwaukee County Stadium 3-4 52,712
8 October 22 Oakland W 27-7 Kingdome 4-4 62,529
9 October 29 Denver L 20-17 (OT) Kingdome 4-5 62,948
10 November 5 at Chicago W 31-29 Soldier Field 5-5 50,697
11 November 12 Baltimore L 17-14 Kingdome 5-6 61,905
12 November 19 at Kansas City W 13-10 Arrowhead Stadium 6-6 35,252
13 November 26 at Oakland W 17-16 Oakland Coliseum 7-6 52,978
14 December 3 Cleveland W 47-24 Kingdome 8-6 62,262
15 December 10 at San Diego L 37-10 San Diego Stadium 8-7 49,975
16 December 17 Kansas City W 23-19 Kingdome 9-7 58,490

Standings[edit | edit source]

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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