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1978 Houston Oilers

1978 Houston Oilers Players And Stats

The 1978 Houston Oilers finished with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, and a trip to the playoffs where they beat the Patriots and Dolphins but lost to the Steelers. Overall they ranked 18th in the league in offensive yards gained and 17th in defensive yards allowed. They were coached by Bum Phillips and they produced 4 pro bowl players: Elvin Bethea, Robert Brazile, Curley Culp and Earl Campbell. The top fantasy point players were Earl Campbell, Dan Pastorini and Rob Carpenter. View all of the 1978 Oilers players, stats, fantasy points along with their roster and schedule.
Quarterbacks
With 172.75 fantasy points Dan Pastorini lead the Houston Oilers in 1978 on 2,473 passing yards and 16 TDs. In 16 games he averaged 10.80 points. Some might call him a true pocket passer with just 11 yards rushing.
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Running Backs
The top Houston Oilers fantasy Running Back of 1978 was Earl Campbell. He averaged 15.03 fantasy points per game for 15 games for a total of 225.40 points. He also had 1,450 rushing yards and 13 rushing touchdowns. Other Houston Oilers rbs on the roster with fantasy points were Rob Carpenter with 348 rushing yards and 72.30 fantasy points and Tim Wilson with 431 yards rushing and 53.65 fantasy points.Ronnie Coleman with 188 yards rushing and 43.10 fantasy points.
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Wide Receivers
Rich Caster was the top Houston Oilers Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1978 with 20 receptions for 316 yards and 5 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 49.00 fantasy points for an average of 3.50 points per game. The other top Houston Oilers wide receiver fantasy point producers were Ken Burrough with 624 receiving yards on 47 receptions for 42.10 fantasy points and Mike Renfro with 339 yards receiving on 26 catches.
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Tight Ends
Averaging 2.82 fantasy points per game for 16 games made Mike Barber the top Houston Oilers Fantasy Tight End of 1978. Statistically, he had 32 receptions for 3 touchdowns and 513 receiving yards. The other top Houston Oilers tight end fantasy point producer of 1978 was Conrad Rucker with 1.90 fantasy points on 38 receiving yards and 2 receptions.
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Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1978 for the Houston Oilers with 14 field goals and 31 extra points was Toni Fritsch. These stats produced a 16 game total of 73.00 fantasy points for an average of 4.56 per game.
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