1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Season Overview

5-11 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

What was the record of the 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers finished the regular season with a 5-11 record. They went 3-5 at home and 2-6 on the road.

What division did the 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers play in?

The 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers played in the Central Division of the National Football Conference.

What was the division record of the 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

During the regular season, the 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers went 2-6 against their NFC Central opponents.

What was the 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
Chicago Bears 1-1 50% +3
Minnesota Vikings 1-1 50% -11
Green Bay Packers 0-2 0% -12
Detroit Lions 0-2 0% -19

What was the 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers record by month?

The 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers had their best month in September, when they went 2-2 and had a 50% win percentage. Their worst month was December, when they went 0-3 and lost all their games.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September 2-2 50% -3
October 2-3 40% +9
November 1-3 25% -4
December 0-3 0% -20

Did the 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers make the Playoffs?

No, the Buccaneers didn't make the Playoffs in 1978.

What was the point differential for the 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers finished the regular season with a point differential of -18. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Buccaneers could have been expected to have about 7.3 wins, or a 7-9 record in the regular season.

How did the 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers went 2-7. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Buccaneers went 0-4.

How did the 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers perform in overtime games?

The 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers was a 2 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

The longest losing streak that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had during the 1978 regular season was 4 games, which happened once during the season.

1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sat, Sep 2, 1978 vs New York Giants Loss 13 - 19
2 Sat, Sep 9, 1978 vs Detroit Lions Loss 7 - 15
3 Sun, Sep 17, 1978 @ Minnesota Vikings Win 16 - 10
4 Sun, Sep 24, 1978 vs Atlanta Falcons Win 14 - 9
5 Sun, Oct 1, 1978 vs Minnesota Vikings Loss 7 - 24
6 Sun, Oct 8, 1978 @ Kansas City Chiefs Win 30 - 13
7 Sun, Oct 15, 1978 @ New York Giants Loss 14 - 17
8 Sun, Oct 22, 1978 vs Chicago Bears Win 33 - 19
9 Sun, Oct 29, 1978 @ Green Bay Packers Loss 7 - 9
10 Sun, Nov 5, 1978 @ Los Angeles Rams Loss 23 - 26
11 Sun, Nov 12, 1978 @ Detroit Lions Loss 23 - 34
12 Sun, Nov 19, 1978 vs Buffalo Bills Win 31 - 10
13 Sun, Nov 26, 1978 @ Chicago Bears Loss 3 - 14
14 Sun, Dec 3, 1978 vs Green Bay Packers Loss 7 - 17
15 Sun, Dec 10, 1978 @ San Francisco 49ers Loss 3 - 6
16 Sun, Dec 17, 1978 vs New Orleans Saints Loss 10 - 17

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