Team Statistics

1978 78 Dallas Opponent
First Downs by Rush-Pass-Pen-Total 72-119-12-203 76-136-18-230
Third Down Efficiency 52-151-34% 62-160-39%
Fourth Down Efficiency 3-14-21% 4-8-50%
Red Zone Efficiency (pts-poss-pct) 128-196-65% 208-315-66%
Total Offense-Plays-Avg Yards Per Play 3725-711-5.2 3823-764-5.0
Total Net Yards Rushing 1363 1522
Total Rushes 315 393
Average Per Rush 4.3 3.9
Passes Completed/Attempted 193/371 (52.0%) 208/349 (59.6%)
Net Yards Passing 2362 2301
Avg Yards Per Pass 6.8 7.0
Sacked/Yards Lost 25/158 22/133
Punts/Average 55/38.7 50/40.8
Punts Received/Return Yardage 32/212 34/423
Kickoffs/Returns 53/1075 42/977
Interceptions/Returns 9/167 19/287
Penalties/Yards 71/659 58/476
Total Fumbles/Fumbles Lost 17/8 15/8
Time of Possession 338 mins 5 secs 381 mins 55 secs
Average Drive Start DSN 29 OPP 33

Passing Stats

Att Comp Yds Comp % Yds/Att TD TD % INT INT % Long Sack Rating
1978 78 Dallas
Roger Staubach 371 193 2520 52.0 6.8 12 3.2 19 5.1 69 25/158 63.2

Rushing Stats

No Yds Avg Long TD 2 Pt Conv Fumbles/Lost
1978 78 Dallas
Tony Dorsett 193 874 4.5 52 5 0 4/0
Robert Newhouse 67 278 4.1 24 2 0 4/2
Roger Staubach 35 127 3.6 23 1 0 3/2
Scott Laidlaw 14 64 4.6 16 2 0 1/1
Preston Pearson 6 20 3.3 13 0 0 0/0

Receiving Stats

No Yds Avg Long TD 2 Pt Conv
1978 78 Dallas
Drew Pearson 43 858 20.0 69 5 0
Tony Dorsett 40 308 7.7 17 0 0
Tony Hill 38 500 13.2 54 2 0
Billy Joe DuPree 29 333 11.5 30 2 0
Preston Pearson 19 267 14.1 34 2 0
Robert Newhouse 11 117 10.6 23 0 0
Butch Johnson 8 89 11.1 23 0 0
Scott Laidlaw 3 30 10.0 13 0 0
Jay Saldi 1 8 8.0 8 1 0
Robert Steele 1 10 10.0 10 0 0

Field Goals

1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Totals % Made
1978 78 Dallas
Rafael Septien 3/3 3/4 6/7 2/4 0/0 14/18 77.8

Punting

No Avg Net Tb Inside 20 Long Blocked
1978 78 Dallas
Danny White 54 39.4 30.8 2 22 56 1

Kickoff Returns

No Yds Avg Long TD
1978 78 Dallas
Butch Johnson 33 708 21.5 28 0
Larry Brinson 20 367 18.4 54 0

Punt Returns

Ret FC Yds Avg Long TD
1978 78 Dallas
Butch Johnson 32 3 212 6.6 18 0

Individual Defense

Tackles Sacks Fum Rec
1978 78 Dallas
Bob Breunig 125 2 3
Thomas Henderson 91 1 2
D.D. Lewis 59 2 1
Charlie Waters 51 2 0
Ed "Too Tall" Jones 46 5 0
Aaron Kyle 44 0 0
Cliff Harris 41 1 0
Randy White 39 7 0
Benny Barnes 39 0 0
Jethro Pugh 29 0 0
Harvey Martin 15 2 1
Randy Hughes 5 0 0
Billy Joe DuPree 0 0 1
Herbert Scott 0 0 1
Tom Rafferty 0 0 1
Tony Dorsett 0 0 3
Butch Johnson 0 0 1
Robert Newhouse 0 0 2
Roger Staubach 0 0 1

Interceptions

No Yds Avg Long TD
1978 78 Dallas
Cliff Harris 3 74 24.7 70 1
Benny Barnes 3 81 27.0 41 1
Charlie Waters 1 12 12.0 12 0
Aaron Kyle 1 0 0.0 0 0
D.D. Lewis 1 0 0.0 0 0