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1978 Pittsburgh Steelers

1978 Pittsburgh Steelers Players And Stats

The 1978 Pittsburgh Steelers finished with a record of 14 wins and 2 losses, and a trip to the playoffs where they beat the Oilers, Broncos and Cowboys. Overall they ranked 10th in the league in offensive yards gained and 3rd in defensive yards allowed. They were coached by Chuck Noll and they produced 10 pro bowl players: Donnie Shell, Mel Blount, Joe Greene, L.C. Greenwood, Jack Ham, Jack Lambert, Terry Bradshaw, Franco Harris, Lynn Swann and Mike Webster. The top fantasy point players were Terry Bradshaw, Franco Harris and Lynn Swann. View all of the 1978 Steelers players, stats, fantasy points along with their roster and schedule.
Quarterbacks
Terry Bradshaw lead the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1978 with 245.05 fantasy points on 2,915 yards passing and 28 TDs in 16 games while averaging 15.32 fantasy points per game. Coming in for 9 games Mike Kruczek threw for 46 yards but was unable to find the end zone.
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Running Backs
The top Pittsburgh Steelers fantasy Running Back of 1978 was Franco Harris. He averaged 10.21 fantasy points per game for 16 games for a total of 163.40 points. He also had 1,082 rushing yards and 8 rushing touchdowns. Other Pittsburgh Steelers rbs on the roster with fantasy points were Rocky Bleier with 633 rushing yards and 107.70 fantasy points and Sidney Thornton with 264 yards rushing and 47.70 fantasy points.Rick Moser with 153 yards rushing and 15.25 fantasy points.Jack Deloplaine with 49 yards rushing and 4.90 fantasy points.
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Wide Receivers
Lynn Swann was the top Pittsburgh Steelers Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1978 with 61 receptions for 880 yards and 11 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 110.70 fantasy points for an average of 6.92 points per game. The other top Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver fantasy point producers were John Stallworth with 798 receiving yards on 41 receptions for 93.90 fantasy points and Jim Smith with 83 yards receiving on 6 catches.Theo Bell with 53 yards receiving on 6 catches.
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Tight Ends
Averaging 4.68 fantasy points per game for 6 games made Bennie Cunningham the top Pittsburgh Steelers Fantasy Tight End of 1978. Statistically, he had 16 receptions for 2 touchdowns and 321 receiving yards. The other top Pittsburgh Steelers tight end fantasy point producer of 1978 was Randy Grossman with 28.40 fantasy points on 448 receiving yards and 37 receptions.
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Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1978 for the Pittsburgh Steelers with 12 field goals and 44 extra points was Roy Gerela. These stats produced a 16 game total of 80.00 fantasy points for an average of 5.00 per game.
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