The New England Patriots emerged victorious over the San Diego Chargers, 28 to 23, on October 1, 1978.

Final

SD

23

NE

28

Team

SD

NE

1

0

7

2

13

0

3

7

7

4

3

14

Total

23

28

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

SD

NE

Patriots

Harold Jackson 30-yard pass from Steve Grogan (Nick Lowery kick)

0

7

2nd quarter

SD

NE

Chargers

Pat Curran 3-yard pass from Dan Fouts (kick failed)

6

7

Chargers

John Jefferson 21-yard pass from Dan Fouts (Rolf Benirschke kick)

13

7

3rd quarter

SD

NE

Chargers

John Jefferson 40-yard pass from Dan Fouts (Rolf Benirschke kick)

20

7

Patriots

Harold Jackson 14-yard pass from Steve Grogan (Nick Lowery kick)

20

14

4th quarter

SD

NE

Patriots

Russ Francis 6-yard pass from Steve Grogan (Nick Lowery kick)

20

21

Chargers

Rolf Benirschke 41-yard field goal

23

21

Patriots

Steve Grogan 4-yard run (Nick Lowery kick)

23

28