The Los Angeles Rams finished the regular season with a 12-4 record. They went 6-2 at home and 6-2 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Los Angeles Rams went 13-5. Their final game was a loss in the Conference Championship to the Dallas Cowboys.
The 1978 Los Angeles Rams played in the West Division of the National Football Conference.
During the regular season, the 1978 Los Angeles Rams went 4-2 against their NFC West opponents.
The Rams won the NFC West in the 1978 season with a 12-4 record. The Falcons finished 3 games back with a 9-7 record. The Saints finished 5 games back with a 7-9 record. The 49ers finished 10 games back with a 2-14 record.
|Opponent||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
|San Francisco 49ers||2-0||100%||+20|
|New Orleans Saints||1-1||50%||-1|
The 1978 Los Angeles Rams had their best month in September, when they went 4-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was October, when they went 3-2 and had a 60% win percentage.
|Month||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
Yes, the Los Angeles Rams made the Playoffs in 1978. They won their first game against the Minnesota Vikings in the Divisional Round. They eventually lost against the Dallas Cowboys in the Conference Championship.
The Los Angeles Rams finished the regular season with a point differential of +71. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Rams could have been expected to have about 10.3 wins, or a 10-6 record in the regular season.
In close, one-score games, the 1978 Los Angeles Rams went 7-3. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Rams went 5-1.
The 1978 Los Angeles Rams did not play any overtime games in the regular season.
The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978 Los Angeles Rams was a 7 game winning streak.
The longest losing streak that the Los Angeles Rams had during the 1978 regular season was 2 games, which only happened once during the season.
= Playoff Team
Bold = Division Opponent
|1||Sun, Sep 3, 1978||@ Philadelphia Eagles||Win 16 - 14|
|2||Sun, Sep 10, 1978||vs Atlanta Falcons||Win 10 - 0|
|3||Sun, Sep 17, 1978||vs Dallas Cowboys||Win 27 - 14|
|4||Sun, Sep 24, 1978||@ Houston Oilers||Win 10 - 6|
|5||Sun, Oct 1, 1978||@ New Orleans Saints||Win 26 - 20|
|6||Sun, Oct 8, 1978||vs San Francisco 49ers||Win 27 - 10|
|7||Sun, Oct 15, 1978||@ Minnesota Vikings||Win 34 - 17|
|8||Sun, Oct 22, 1978||vs New Orleans Saints||Loss 3 - 10|
|9||Mon, Oct 30, 1978||@ Atlanta Falcons||Loss 7 - 15|
|10||Sun, Nov 5, 1978||vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Win 26 - 23|
|11||Sun, Nov 12, 1978||vs Pittsburgh Steelers||Win 10 - 7|
|12||Sun, Nov 19, 1978||@ San Francisco 49ers||Win 31 - 28|
|13||Sun, Nov 26, 1978||@ Cleveland Browns||Loss 19 - 30|
|14||Sun, Dec 3, 1978||@ New York Giants||Win 20 - 17|
|15||Mon, Dec 11, 1978||vs Cincinnati Bengals||Loss 19 - 20|
|16||Sun, Dec 17, 1978||vs Green Bay Packers||Win 31 - 14|
|Div Divisional Round||Sun, Dec 31, 1978||vs Minnesota Vikings||Win 34 - 10|
|CC Conference Championship||Sun, Jan 7, 1979||vs Dallas Cowboys||Loss 0 - 28|