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1978 New England Patriots

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Record: 11-5-0, Finished 1st in AFC East Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 358 points (22.4/g), 4th of 28 in the NFL.
 Allowed 286 points (17.9/g), 13th.
 Differential of 72 points (4.5/g), 5th.
 Expected W-L: 10.1-5.9.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 6-10-0

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential -3 (-0.2/g), 17th.

Simple Rating System: Total 5.0, Offense: 3.6, Defense: 1.4, SoS: 0.5, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Hank Bullough(0-1-0) (co-coach with Ron Erhardt), Ron Erhardt(0-1-0) and Chuck Fairbanks(11-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ron Erhardt
 Defensive Coordinator: Hank Bullough

Team Executives

 Defensive Alignment: 3-4

Training Camp: Bryant College (Smithfield, Rhode Island)