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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 draftEdit

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

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

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 seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 3, 1978 San Diego Chargers L 24-20 Kingdome 0-1 55,778
2 September 10, 1978 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 21-10 Three Rivers Stadium 0-2 48,277
3 September 17, 1978 at New York Jets W 24-17 Shea Stadium 1-2 46,911
4 September 24, 1978 Detroit Lions W 28-16 Kingdome 2-2 60,040
5 October 1, 1978 at Denver Broncos L 28-7 Mile High Stadium 2-3 74,989
6 October 8, 1978 Minnesota Vikings W 29-28 Kingdome 3-3 62,031
7 October 15, 1978 at Green Bay Packers L 45-28 Milwaukee County Stadium 3-4 52,712
8 October 22, 1978 Oakland Raiders W 27-7 Kingdome 4-4 62,529
9 October 29, 1978 Denver Broncos L 20-17 OT Kingdome 4-5 62,948
10 November 5, 1978 at Chicago Bears W 31-29 Soldier Field 5-5 50,697
11 November 12, 1978 Baltimore Colts L 17-14 Kingdome 5-6 61,905
12 November 19, 1978 at Kansas City Chiefs W 13-10 Arrowhead Stadium 6-6 35,252
13 November 26, 1978 at Oakland Raiders W 17-16 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 7-6 52,978
14 December 3, 1978 Cleveland Browns W 47-24 Kingdome 8-6 62,262
15 December 10, 1978 at San Diego Chargers L 37-10 San Diego Stadium 8-7 49,975
16 December 17, 1978 Kansas City Chiefs W 23-19 Kingdome 9-7 58,490

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

ReferencesEdit

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Miami Houston Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
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