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1978 San Diego Chargers

1978 San Diego Chargers Players And Stats

The 1978 San Diego Chargers finished with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, and they did not make the postseason. Overall they ranked 4th in the league in offensive yards gained and 12th in defensive yards allowed. They were coached by Tommy Prothro and Don Coryell and they produced 3 pro bowl players: Louie Kelcher, John Jefferson and Russ Washington. The top fantasy point players were Dan Fouts, John Jefferson and Lydell Mitchell. View all of the 1978 Chargers players, stats, fantasy points along with their roster and schedule.
Quarterbacks
James Harris was also on the roster and racked up 518 passing yards and 2 td passes in 9 games. Cliff Olander got enough playing time to contribute 49 yards in the air but unfortunately couldn't find the end zone.
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Running Backs
The top San Diego Chargers fantasy Running Back of 1978 was Lydell Mitchell. He averaged 8.56 fantasy points per game for 16 games for a total of 137.00 points. He also had 820 rushing yards and 3 rushing touchdowns. Other San Diego Chargers rbs on the roster with fantasy points were Hank Bauer with 304 rushing yards and 88.30 fantasy points and Don Woods with 514 yards rushing and 84.15 fantasy points.Bo Matthews with 286 yards rushing and 32.50 fantasy points.Pat Curran with 0 yards rushing and 16.60 fantasy points.Clarence Williams with 76 yards rushing and 8.45 fantasy points.Artie Owens with 0 yards rushing and 9.40 fantasy points.Rickey Anderson with 11 yards rushing and .95 fantasy points.
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John Jefferson was the top San Diego Chargers Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1978 with 56 receptions for 1,001 yards and 13 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 128.75 fantasy points for an average of 9.20 points per game. The other top San Diego Chargers wide receiver fantasy point producers were Charlie Joiner with 607 receiving yards on 33 receptions for 36.35 fantasy points and Dwight McDonald with 84 yards receiving on 3 catches.Johnny Rodgers with 47 yards receiving on 5 catches.
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Tight Ends
Averaging 2.04 fantasy points per game for 16 games made Bob Klein the top San Diego Chargers Fantasy Tight End of 1978. Statistically, he had 34 receptions for 2 touchdowns and 413 receiving yards. The other top San Diego Chargers tight end fantasy point producer of 1978 was Greg McCrary with 9.25 fantasy points on 29 receiving yards and 1 receptions.
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Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1978 for the San Diego Chargers with 18 field goals and 37 extra points was Rolf Benirschke. These stats produced a 15 game total of 91.00 fantasy points for an average of 6.07 per game.
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