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1978 St. Louis Cardinals season
Head Coach Bud Wilkinson
Home Field Busch Memorial Stadium
Results
Record 6–10
Place 4th NFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1977 1979

The 1978 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 59th year with the National Football League and the 19th season in St. Louis.

Offseason

NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Personnel

Staff

1978 St. Louis Cardinals staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches
  • Defensive Coordinator – Tom Bettis
  • Defensive Line – Rudy Feldman
  • Defensive Secondary – Fred Glick

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Jerry Thompson


Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 3, 1978 at Chicago Bears L 17-10
52,791
2 September 10, 1978 New England Patriots L 16-6
48,233
3 September 17, 1978 Washington Redskins L 28-10
49,282
4 September 24, 1978 at Dallas Cowboys L 21-12
62,760
5 October 1, 1978 at Miami Dolphins L 24-10
43,882
6 October 8, 1978 Baltimore Colts L 30-17
47,479
7 October 15, 1978 Dallas Cowboys L 24-21
48,991
8 October 22, 1978 at New York Jets L 23-10
49,244
9 October 29, 1978 at Philadelphia Eagles W 16-10
62,989
10 November 5, 1978 New York Giants W 20-10
48,820
11 November 12, 1978 at San Francisco 49ers W 16-10
33,155
12 November 19, 1978 at Washington Redskins W 27-17
52,460
13 November 26, 1978 Philadelphia Eagles L 14-10
39,693
14 December 3, 1978 Detroit Lions W 21-14
39,200
15 December 10, 1978 at New York Giants L 17-0
52,226
16 December 17, 1978 Atlanta Falcons W 42-21
40,022

Standings

NFC East
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Dallas Cowboys 12 4 0 .750 384 208
Philadelphia Eagles 9 7 0 .563 270 250
Washington Redskins 8 8 0 .500 273 283
St. Louis Cardinals 6 10 0 .375 248 296
New York Giants 6 10 0 .375 264 298

Awards and records

Milestones

References

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Buffalo Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Los Angeles
Miami Houston Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
1978 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XIII
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