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1978 San Diego Chargers season
Head Coach Don Coryell
Home Field Qualcomm Stadium
Results
Record 9–7
Place 3rd AFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1977 1979

The 1978 San Diego Chargers season began with the team trying to improve on their 7–7 record in 1977. This season included the Holy Roller game. It was Don Coryell's first season as the teams head coach, and the teams first 16 game schedule.

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 3, 1978 at Seattle Seahawks W 24–20
55,778
2 September 10, 1978 Oakland Raiders L 21–20
51,653
3 September 17, 1978 at Denver Broncos L 27–14
74,983
4 September 24, 1978 Green Bay Packers L 24–3
42,755
5 October 1, 1978 at New England Patriots L 28–23
60,781
6 October 8, 1978 Denver Broncos W 23–0
50,077
7 October 15, 1978 Miami Dolphins L 28–21
50,637
8 October 22, 1978 at Detroit Lions L 31–14
54,031
9 October 29, 1978 at Oakland Raiders W 27–23
52,612
10 November 5, 1978 Cincinnati Bengals W 22–13
43,639
11 November 12, 1978 Kansas City Chiefs W 29–23
41,395
12 November 19, 1978 at Minnesota Vikings W 13–7
38,859
13 November 26, 1978 at Kansas City Chiefs L 23–0
26,248
14 December 4, 1978 Chicago Bears W 40–7
48,492
15 December 10, 1978 Seattle Seahawks W 37–10
49,975
16 December 17, 1978 at Houston Oilers W 45–24
49,554

StandingsEdit

AFC West
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
y-Denver Broncos 1060.625282198
Oakland Raiders 970.563311283
Seattle Seahawks 970.563345358
San Diego Chargers 970.563355309
Kansas City Chiefs 4120.250243327

RosterEdit

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit

  1. REDIRECT Template:Los Angeles Chargers

 


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