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1978 Seattle Seahawks (NFL) 2nd place American Football Conference Western Division 9-7-0 .563
Head Coach: Jack Patera
Defensive BacksJack Christiansen
Running Backs/Special TeamsAndy MacDonald
Defensive LineJim Mora
Offensive LineHoward Mudd
LinebackersLarry Peccatiello
Quarterbacks/ReceiversJerry Rhome
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/4/1978HSan Diego Chargers17-9WSeattle, WAKingdome58853
Sat8/12/1978ASan Francisco 49ers20-6WSan Francisco, CACandlestick Park36069
Thu8/17/1978HLos Angeles Rams7-26LSeattle, WAKingdome63235
Thu8/24/1978HChicago Bears16-7WSeattle, WAKingdome54844
Sun9/3/1978HSan Diego Chargers20-24LSeattle, WAKingdome55778
Sun9/10/1978APittsburgh Steelers10-21LPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium48277
Sun9/17/1978ANew York Jets24-17WNew York, NYShea Stadium46911
Sun9/24/1978HDetroit Lions28-16WSeattle, WAKingdome56781
Sun10/1/1978ADenver Broncos7-28LDenver, COMile High Stadium74989
Sun10/8/1978HMinnesota Vikings29-28WSeattle, WAKingdome62031
Sun10/15/1978AGreen Bay Packers28-45LMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium52712
Sun10/22/1978HOakland Raiders27-7WSeattle, WAKingdome62529
Sun10/29/1978HDenver Broncos17-20LOTSeattle, WAKingdome62948
Sun11/5/1978AChicago Bears31-29WChicago, ILSoldier Field50697
Sun11/12/1978HBaltimore Colts14-17LSeattle, WAKingdome61905
Sun11/19/1978AKansas City Chiefs13-10WKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium35252
Sun11/26/1978AOakland Raiders17-16WOakland, CAOakland-Alameda County Coliseum52978
Sun12/3/1978HCleveland Browns47-24WSeattle, WAKingdome62262
Sun12/10/1978ASan Diego Chargers10-37LSan Diego, CASan Diego Stadium49975
Sun12/17/1978HKansas City Chiefs23-19WSeattle, WAKingdome58490
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
64Charlie AiuOG6'225024Hawaii10
76Steve AugustROT6'525824Tulsa1414
27Autry BeamonSS6'119025Texas A&M-Commerce1616
63Nick BeboutLOT6'526127Wyoming1616
58Terry BeesonMLB6'323523Kansas1616
31Tony BenjaminFB6'322523Duke61
68Dennis BoydLDT6'625523Oregon State1616
22Dave BrownRCB6'119725Michigan1616
72Louis BullardOT6'626522Jackson State160
53Keith ButlerRLB6'423522Memphis1614
67Bill CookeDE6'524727Connecticut; Massachusetts40
34Rufus CrawfordRB5'1018023Virginia State160
57Pete CronanRDT-LB6'223823Boston College151
73Norm EvansROT6'524836Texas Christian132
89Duke FergersonWR6'118624Merced JC; Washington State; San Diego State160
36Ken GeddesRLB6'223031Nebraska122
56Sammy GreenLLB6'223024Florida1616
77Bill GregoryRDE-RDT6'525729Wisconsin1614
44John HarrisFS6'220022Arizona State1616
1Efren HerreraK5'919027UCLA160
87Ron HowardTE6'423027Seattle1611
24Al HunterRB5'1119523Notre Dame165
26Kerry JustinCB5'1117523East Los Angeles JC; Oregon State160
70Dave KraayeveldDE6'525523Wisconsin-Whitewater; Milton120
54Art KuehnC6'325525San Jose State; UCLA163
80Steve LargentWR5'1118924Tulsa1616
3John LeypoldtK6'223032Northern Virginia JC10
23Doug LongS5'1118923Whitworth150
61Tom LynchLOG6'526023Boston College1616
84Sam McCullumWR6'219026Montana State1616
59Charles McShaneLB6'323024Long Beach CC; California Lutheran140
16Steve MyerQB6'220024Mount San Antonio JC; New Mexico40
78Bob NewtonROG6'526029Cerritos JC; Nebraska1616
71Steve NiehausRDT6'425524Notre Dame146
88Brian PeetsTE6'422522Pacific80
62Ernie PriceLDE6'424528Texas A&M-Kingsville1211
83Steve RaibleWR6'219524Georgia Tech160
75Alden RocheRDE6'425333Southern University103
66Bill SandiferRDT-LDE6'626026MiraCosta JC; UCLA1513
81John SawyerTE6'223025Southern Mississippi115
48Keith SimpsonLCB6'119522Memphis132
35David SimsFB6'321623Georgia Tech126
47Sherman SmithRB6'422524Miami (Ohio)1212
42Don TestermanFB6'223026Virginia Tech; Lenoir-Rhyne; Ferrum JC; Clemson165
18Herman WeaverP6'421030Tennessee160
38Cornell WebsterLCB6'018024Scottsdale CC; UCLA; Tulsa1514
51John YarnoC6'525124Idaho1313
10Jim ZornQB6'220025Cerritos JC; Cal Poly (Pomona)1616
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Keith Simpson19DBMemphis
Keith Butler236LBMemphis
Bob Jury363DBPittsburgh
Louis Bullard5119TJackson State
Glenn Starks6146WRTexas A&M-Kingsville
John Harris7173DBArizona State
Rich Grimmett9231OTIllinois
Rob Stewart10258WRLafayette
George Halas11301LBMiami (Florida)from MIA
Jeff Bergeron12316RBLamar
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals8511550950
Opponents Totals6811479943
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals345150156399823541.7203164.594789
Opponents Totals331153160188821640.781457.1125997
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
David Sims150000090
Efren Herrera0404490.9132161.9079
Steve Largent80000048
Sherman Smith70000042
Jim Zorn60000036
Sam McCullum30000018
Al Hunter20000012
Steve Raible1000018
Ron Howard1000006
Keith Simpson1000006
Team Totals44404490.9132161.91345
Opponents Totals43414395.3192770.41358
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Efren Herrera132161.92/21/15/65/110/1
Team Totals132161.92/21/15/65/110/1
Opponents Totals192770.42/27/78/102/50/3
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Sherman Smith1658054.9676
David Sims1747524.344t14
Al Hunter1053483.355t2
Jim Zorn592904.923t6
Don Testerman431553.6160
Rufus Crawford8192.4110
Steve Raible2136.5130
Steve Myer2105.050
Tony Benjamin177.070
Herman Weaver2-5-2.500
Team Totals56123944.36728
Opponents Totals55125134.662t20
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Jim Zorn44324856.017532837.413.264153.4204.544284299972.1
Steve Myer221150.09944.38.51700.029.1009423.7
David Sims11100.001515.015.01500.000.00015118.8
Herman Weaver11100.0099.09.0900.000.0009104.2
Team Totals46726155.918434017.313.064153.2224.744284311770.1
Opponents Totals46026357.217532257.012.355t214.6224.825220300574.2
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Steve Largent71116816.557t8
Sam McCullum3752514.244t3
David Sims301956.5251
Sherman Smith2836613.164t1
Steve Raible2231614.438t1
Ron Howard1825113.9421
Don Testerman171438.4210
Al Hunter1217214.3210
Duke Fergerson1111610.5170
John Sawyer910111.2200
Rufus Crawford4256.380
Brian Peets11414.0140
Tony Benjamin199.090
Team Totals261340113.064t15
Opponents Totals263322512.355t21
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Cornell Webster591.8140
John Harris46516.3280
Autry Beamon4174.3150
Dave Brown34414.7440
Keith Simpson24020.040t1
Pete Cronan2157.5120
Bill Gregory133.030
Sammy Green100.000
Team Totals221938.8441
Opponents Totals2230013.6521
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Herman Weaver66244037.0590613371194929.5
Efren Herrera37324.33000207324.3
Team Totals69251336.4590615371202229.3
Opponents Totals67250637.4671616342204430.5
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Rufus Crawford3442848.4220
John Harris515811.6420
Ken Geddes1000.000
Team Totals4053428.6420
Opponents Totals36937110.3530
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Al Hunter1638524.1380
Rufus Crawford3582923.7360
Duke Fergerson1023623.6310
Doug Long4358.8150
Don Testerman11919.0190
Dennis Boyd166.060
Team Totals67151022.5380
Opponents Totals66132820.195t1
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Steve August0010100
Autry Beamon0001100
Nick Bebout0020200
Dennis Boyd0003300
Dave Brown00033-20
Keith Butler0011200
Rufus Crawford500000
Duke Fergerson100000
Ken Geddes100000
Sammy Green0001100
Bill Gregory0003300
John Harris100000
Ron Howard110100
Al Hunter310100
Kerry Justin0001100
Art Kuehn1101-290
Steve Largent0010100
Bob Newton0010100
Ernie Price0001100
Steve Raible110100
John Sawyer100000
Keith Simpson0001100
David Sims410100
Sherman Smith301100
Don Testerman300000
Herman Weaver0010100
Cornell Webster0001100
John Yarno0010170
Jim Zorn11303-180
Team Totals3620161733-420
Opponents Totals34171619350
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