1978 NFL Draft Pick Transactions

May 2–3, 1978

yellow = data that is incomplete or uncertain

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Buccaneers
Seahawks

 

Traded • Jimmie Giles • 1978 first round pick (#17-Doug Williams) • 1978 second round pick (#44-Brett Moritz) • 1979 third round pick (#78-Reggie Lewis) • 1979 fifth round pick (#133-Chuck Fusina) to Buccaneers for • 1978 first round pick (#1-Earl Campbell) on 1978-04-24

  Earl Campbell
2 1-2
Chiefs
  Art Still
3 1-3
Saints
  Wes Chandler
4 1-4
Jets
  Chris Ward
5 1-5
Bills
  Terry Miller
6 1-6
Packers
  James Lofton
7 1-7
49ers
  Ken MacAfee
8 1-8
Eagles
Bengals

 

Traded • Bill Bergey to Eagles for • 1977 first round pick (#8-Wilson Whitley) • 1978 first round pick (#8-Ross Browner) • 1978 second round pick (#35-Ray Griffin) on 1974-07-10

  Ross Browner
9 1-9
Seahawks
  Keith Simpson
10 1-10
Giants
  Gordon King
11 1-11
Lions
  Luther Bradley
12 1-12
Browns
  Clay Matthews
13 1-13
Falcons
  Mike Kenn
14 1-14
Chargers
  John Jefferson
15 1-15
Cardinals
  Steve Little
16 1-16
Bengals
  Blair Bush
17 1-17
Seahawks
Buccaneers

 

Traded • 1978 first round pick (#1-Earl Campbell) to Oilers for • Jimmie Giles • 1978 first round pick (#17-Doug Williams) • 1978 second round pick (#44-Brett Moritz) • 1979 third round pick (#78-Reggie Lewis) • 1979 fifth round pick (#133-Chuck Fusina) on 1978-04-24

  Doug Williams
18 1-18
Patriots
  Bob Cryder
19 1-19
Redskins
Cardinals

 

Sent • 1976 fifth round pick (#148-Mike Hughes) • 1976 15th round pick (#426-John Monroe) • 1977 sixth round pick (#158-Martin Mitchell) to Redskins and received • 1977 first round pick (#19-Steve Pisarkiewicz) • 1978 first round pick (#19-Ken Greene) • 1979 second round pick (#42-Willie Jones) on 1975-09-04 as compensation for free agent Dave Butz

  Ken Greene
20 1-20
Bears
Browns

 

Traded • Mike Phipps to Bears for • 1977 fourth round pick (#110-Robert "Mickey" Sims) • 1978 first round pick (#20-Elvis Peacock) on 1977-05-03

Rams

 

Traded • 1978 first round pick (#23-Ozzie Newsome) • 1978 fourth round pick (#103-Pete Pullara) to Browns for • 1978 first round pick (#20-Elvis Peacock) on 1978-05-02

  Elvis Peacock
21 1-21
Vikings
  Randy Holloway
22 1-22
Steelers
  Ron Johnson
23 1-23
Rams
Browns

 

Traded • 1978 first round pick (#20-Elvis Peacock) to Rams for • 1978 first round pick (#23-Ozzie Newsome) • 1978 fourth round pick (#103-Pete Pullara) on 1978-05-02

  Ozzie Newsome
24 1-24
Dolphins
49ers

 

Traded • Delvin Williams to Dolphins for • Vern Roberson • Freddie Solomon • 1978 first round pick (#24-Dan Bunz) • 1978 fifth round pick (#133-Bruce Threadgill) on 1978-04-17

  Dan Bunz
25 1-25
Colts
  Reese McCall
26 1-26
Raiders
Packers

 

Traded • Mike McCoy to Raiders for • Herb McMath • 1978 first round pick (#26-John Anderson) • 1979 fourth round pick (#103-Don Warren) on 1077-09-11

  John Anderson
27 1-27
Broncos
  Don Latimer
28 1-28
Cowboys
  Larry Bethea
Round 2
29 2-1
Chiefs
  Sylvester Hicks
30 2-2
Buccaneers
  Johnny Davis
31 2-3
Jets
  Mark Merrill
32 2-4
Bills
  Dee Hardison
33 2-5
Saints
  James Taylor
34 2-6
Packers
  Mike Hunt
35 2-7
Eagles
Bengals

 

Traded • Bill Bergey to Eagles for • 1977 first round pick (#8-Wilson Whitley) • 1978 first round pick (#8-Ross Browner) • 1978 second round pick (#35-Ray Griffin) on 1974-07-10

  Ray Griffin
36 2-8
Seahawks
  Keith Butler
37 2-9
Giants
  Odis McKinney
38 2-10
49ers
Bills

 

Traded • O.J. Simpson to 49ers for • 1978 second round pick (#38-Scott Hutchinson) • 1978 third round pick (#65-Danny Fulton) • 1979 first round pick (#1-Tom Cousineau) • 1979 fourth round pick (#83-Ken Johnson) • 1980 second round pick (#29-Joe Cribbs) on 1978-03-24

  Scott Hutchinson
39 2-11
Browns
  Johnny Evans
40 2-12
Lions
  Al Baker
41 2-13
Chargers
  Milton Hardaway
42 2-14
Cardinals
  John Barefield
43 2-15
Falcons
  Steve Stewart
44 2-16
Seahawks
Buccaneers

 

Traded • 1978 first round pick (#1-Earl Campbell) to Oilers for • Jimmie Giles • 1978 first round pick (#17-Doug Williams) • 1978 second round pick (#44-Brett Moritz) • 1979 third round pick (#78-Reggie Lewis) • 1979 fifth round pick (#133-Chuck Fusina) on 1978-04-24

  Brett Moritz
45 2-17
Bengals
  Dave Turner
46 2-18
Redskins
Rams

 

Traded • Tim Stokes • 1976 sixth round pick (#179-Tom Marvaso / Tommy Marvaso) • 1976 eighth round pick (#234-Bryan Fryer (PICK VOIDED)) to Redskins for • 1978 second round pick (#46-Stan Johnson) • 1978 third round pick (#78-Frank Corral) • 1978 fourth round pick (#103-Pete Pullara) • 1979 fifth round pick (#124-Rich Dimler) on 1975-09-04

 

Redskins second round pick "to Los Angeles" per Redskins media guide.

  Stan Johnson
Browns
Rams

 

Unknown.

 

second round #46 Stan Johnson "from Cleveland" per Rams media guide

 
47 2-19
Bears
49ers

 

Traded • Tommy Hart to Bears for • 1978 second round pick (#47-Walt Downing) on 1978-04-20

  Walt Downing
48 2-20
Vikings
  John Turner
49 2-21
Steelers
  Willie Fry
50 2-22
Patriots
  Matt Cavanaugh
51 2-23
Dolphins
  Guy Benjamin
52 2-24
Colts
  Mike Woods
53 2-25
Rams
  Ronnie Smith
54 2-26
Raiders
  Dave Browning
55 2-27
Broncos
  Bill Gay
56 2-28
Cowboys
  Todd Christensen
Round 3
57 3-1
Buccaneers
Raiders

 

Traded • Dan Medlin to Buccaneers for • 1978 third round pick (#57-Derrick Jensen) on 1977-09-12

  Derrick Jensen
58 3-2
Chiefs
  Gary Spani
59 3-3
Bills
  Dennis Johnson
60 3-4
Saints
  Barry Bennett
61 3-5
Jets
  Mickey Shuler
62 3-6
Packers
  Estus Hood
63 3-7
Seahawks
  Bob Jury
64 3-8
Giants
Dolphins

 

Received • 1978 third round pick (#64-Lyman Smith) • 1979 third round pick (#63-Mel Land) from Giants as compensation for Larry Csonka

  Lyman Smith
65 3-9
49ers
Bills

 

Traded • O.J. Simpson to 49ers for • 1978 second round pick (#38-Scott Hutchinson) • 1978 third round pick (#65-Danny Fulton) • 1979 first round pick (#1-Tom Cousineau) • 1979 fourth round pick (#83-Ken Johnson) • 1980 second round pick (#29-Joe Cribbs) on 1978-03-24

  Danny Fulton
66 3-10
Eagles
  Reggie Wilken
67 3-11
Lions
Browns

 

Traded • rights to Tom Skladany to Lions for • 1978 third round pick (#67-Larry Collins) • 1979 seventh round pick (#175-Jack Matia) on 1978-04-27

  Larry Collins
68 3-12
Browns
  Mark Miller
69 3-13
Cardinals
  Doug Greene
70 3-14
Falcons
  Stan Waldemore
71 3-15
Chargers
  Rickey Anderson
72 3-16
Bengals
  Ted Vincent
73 3-17
Seahawks
  Gifford Nielsen
74 3-18
Bears
  Brad Shearer
75 3-19
Vikings
  Whip Walton
76 3-20
Steelers
  Craig Colquitt
77 3-21
Patriots
  Carlos Pennywell
78 3-22
Redskins
Rams

 

Traded • Tim Stokes • 1976 sixth round pick (#179-Tom Marvaso / Tommy Marvaso) • 1976 eighth round pick (#234-Bryan Fryer (PICK VOIDED)) to Redskins for • 1978 second round pick (#46-Stan Johnson) • 1978 third round pick (#78-Frank Corral) • 1978 fourth round pick (#103-Pete Pullara) • 1979 fifth round pick (#124-Rich Dimler) on 1975-09-04

  Frank Corral
79 3-23
Colts
49ers

 

Traded • Forrest Blue • 1976 15th round pick (?-?)1976 16th round pick (?-?) to Colts for • 1977 second round pick (?-?) • 1978 third round pick (#79-Ernie Hughes) on 1975-09-15

 

Unspecified picks may have been conditional and not exercised.

 

third round #23 Ernie Hughes "San Francisco from Baltimore" per AP

 

49ers traded Forrest Blue to Colts for 1978 third round pick (#79-Ernie Hughes) per Colts media guide

  Ernie Hughes
80 3-24
Rams
  Leon White
81 3-25
Dolphins
  Jimmy Cefalo
82 3-26
Raiders
  Lindsey Mason
83 3-27
Broncos
Bengals

 

Traded • Bernard Jackson to Broncos for • 1978 third round pick (#83-Don Bass) • 1978 seventh round pick (#193-Danny Bass) on 1977-03-16

  Don Bass
84 3-28
Cowboys
  Dave Hudgens
Round 4
85 4-1
Chiefs
  Danny Johnson
86 4-2
Buccaneers
Raiders

 

Traded • Jeff Winans to Buccaneers for • 1978 fourth round pick (#86-Maurice Harvey) on 1977-09-05

  Maurice Harvey
87 4-3
Saints
  Don Schwartz
88 4-4
Jets
  Dodie Donnell
89 4-5
Bills
  Lucius Sanford
 
Packers
Pick forfeited for for working out player at facilities other than their own.  
90 4-6
Giants
  Billy Taylor
91 4-7
49ers
  Terry LeCount
92 4-8
Eagles
  Dennis Harrison
 
Seahawks
Pick exercied in 1977 supplemental draft to select Al Hunter.  
93 4-9
Browns
Dolphins

 

Received • 1978 fourth round pick (#93-Gerald Small) • 1978 seventh round pick (#178-Karl Baldischwiler) from Browns as compensation for Paul Warfield

  Gerald Small
94 4-10
Lions
  Bill Fifer
95 4-11
Falcons
  Brian Cabral
96 4-12
Chargers
Cardinals

 

Traded • Clarence Duren to Chargers for • 1978 fourth round pick (#96-George Collins) on 1977-06-24

  George Collins
97 4-13
Cardinals
  Jim Childs
98 4-14
Seahawks
  Mike Renfro
99 4-15
Bengals
  Dennis Law
100 4-16
Vikings
  Jim Hough
101 4-17
Steelers
  Larry Anderson
102 4-18
Patriots
  Dwight Wheeler
103 4-19
Redskins
Rams

 

Traded • Tim Stokes • 1976 sixth round pick (#179-Tommy Marvaso) • 1976 eighth round pick (#234-Bryan Fryer (PICK VOIDED)) to Redskins for • 1978 second round pick (#46-Stan Johnson) • 1978 third round pick (#78-Frank Corral) • 1978 fourth round pick (#103-Pete Pullara) • 1979 fifth round pick (#124-Rich Dimler) on 1975-09-04

Browns

 

Traded • 1978 first round pick (#20-Elvis Peacock) to Rams for • 1978 first round pick (#23-Ozzie Newsome) • 1978 fourth round pick (#103-Pete Pullara) on 1978-05-02

  Pete Pullara
104 4-20
Bears
Chiefs

 

Traded • 1978 fifth round pick (#127-Archie Reese) • 1978 sixth round pick (#139-John Skibinski) to Bears for • 1978 fourth round pick (#104-Pete Woods) on 1978-05-03

  Pete Woods
105 4-21
Rams
  Mark Manges
106 4-22
Dolphins
  Eric Laakso
107 4-23
Colts
Lions

 

Traded • Herb Orvis to Colts for • Freddie Scott • 1978 fourth round pick (#78-Homer Elias) on 1978-05-01

  Homer Elias
108 4-24
Raiders
  Joe Stewart
109 4-25
Broncos
Lions

 

Traded • Herman Weaver to Broncos for • 1978 fourth round pick (#109-Larry Tearry) • 1978 sixth round pick (#165-Jesse Thompson) on 1977-06-17

  Larry Tearry
110 4-26
Cowboys
  Alois Blackwell
Round 5
111 5-1
Buccaneers
Dolphins

 

Unconfirmed.

 

Traded • Jeris White to Buccaneers for • 1978 fifth round pick (possibly #111-Ted Burgmeier) on 1977-09-05 [per Dolphins media guide]

 

Traded • Darryl Carlton to Buccaneers for • Mike Current • 1978 fifth round pick (possibly #111-Ted Burgmeier) on 1977-08-08 [per AP]

  Ted Burgmeier
112 5-2
Chiefs
  Jerrold McRae
113 5-3
Jets
  Randy Sidler
114 5-4
Bills
  Ken Spaeth
115 5-5
Saints
  Eric Felton
116 5-6
Packers
  Mike Douglass
117 5-7
49ers
Colts

 

Traded • Marty Domres to 49ers for • 1978 fifth round pick (#117-Frank Myers) • cash on 1976-08-30

  Frank Myers / Frank Meyers
118 5-8
Eagles
Chiefs

 

Traded • Cliff Frazier to Eagles for • 1977 fourth round pick (#92-Mark Bailey) • 1978 fifth round pick (#118-Dwight Carey) on 1977-03-01

  Dwight Carey
119 5-9
Seahawks
  Louis Bullard
120 5-10
Giants
  Terry Jackson
121 5-11
Lions
  Amos Fowler
122 5-12
Browns
  Keith Wright
123 5-13
Chargers
Lions

 

Traded • Jim Laslavic to Chargers for • 1978 fifth round pick (#123-Dan Gray) • 1978 sixth round pick (#153-Tony Ardizzone) on 1978-05-02

  Dan Gray
124 5-14
Cardinals
  Earl Carr
125 5-15
Falcons
  Dennis Pearson
126 5-16
Bengals
  Tom Dinkel
127 5-17
Seahawks
Chiefs

 

Traded • Otis Taylor to Oilers for • 1978 fifth round pick (#127-Archie Reese) on 1976-06-01

Bears

 

Traded • 1978 fourth round pick (#104-Pete Woods) to Chiefs for • 1978 fifth round pick (#127-Archie Reese) • 1978 sixth round pick (#139-John Skibinski) on 1978-05-03

 

fifth round #17 Archie Reese "San Francisco from Houston through Kansas City and Chicago" per AP

 

Chiefs "obtained Chicago’s fourth-round pick (P. Woods) in exchange for the Chiefs fifth-round (131st overall) believed to be in error) and sixth-round picks (139th overall)" per Chiefs media guide

49ers

 

Traded • Larry Schreiber to Bears for • 1978 fifth round pick (#127-Archie Reese) on 1976-09-04

Archie Reese
128 5-18
Steelers
Packers

 

Traded • Dave Pureifory to Steelers for • 1978 fifth round pick (#128-Willie Wilder) on 1978-05-02

  Willie Wilder
129 5-19
Patriots
  Bill Matthews
130 5-20
Redskins
Eagles

 

Traded • Joe Lavender to Redskins for • Manny Sistrunk • 1977 sixth round pick (#158-Martin Mitchell) • 1978 fifth round pick (#130-Norris Banks) • 1979 fourth round pick (#94-Ben Cowins) on 1976-08-04

  Norris Banks
131 5-21
Bears
Bengals

 

Traded • Royce Berry • Brad Cousino • rights to Tom Klaban to Bears for • 1978 fifth round pick (#131-Rob Hertel) on 1976-06-08

  Rob Hertel
132 5-22
Vikings
Giants

 

Traded • Bob Tucker to Vikings for • 1978 fifth round pick (#132-Jim Krahl) on 1977-10-25

  Jim Krahl
133 5-23
Dolphins
49ers

 

Traded • Delvin Williams to Dolphins for • Vern Roberson • Freddie Solomon • 1978 first round pick (#24-Dan Bunz) • 1978 fifth round pick (#133-Bruce Threadgill) on 1978-04-17

  Bruce Threadgill
134 5-24
Colts
Chiefs

 

Traded • Willie Lanier to Colts for • 1978 fifth round pick (#134-Robert Woods) on 1978-04-24

  Robert Woods
135 5-25
Rams
Chargers

 

Traded • Ed Flanagan to Rams for • 1978 fifth round pick (#135-John Choma) on 1977-07-14

  John Choma
136 5-26
Raiders
  Derrick Ramsey
137 5-27
Broncos
Giants

 

Traded • Craig Morton to Broncos for • Steve Ramsey • 1978 fifth round pick (#137-Brian DeRoo) on 1977-03-07

  Brian DeRoo
138 5-28
Cowboys
  Rich Rosen
Round 6
139 6-1
Chiefs
Bears

 

Traded • 1978 fourth round pick (#104-Pete Woods) to Chiefs for • 1978 fifth round pick (#127-Archie Reese) • 1978 sixth round pick (#139-John Skibinski) on 1978-05-03

  John Skibinski
140 6-2
Buccaneers
Raiders

 

Raiders traded • Rik Bonness to Buccaneers for • 1978 sixth round pick (#140-Tom Davis) • 1979 sixth round pick (#142-Ira Matthews) on 1977-08-30

  Tom Davis
141 6-3
Bills
Jets

 

Traded • Billy Newsome to Bills for • 1978 sixth round pick (#141-Bobby Jackson) on 1977-08-03

  Bobby Jackson
142 6-4
Saints
  Mike Rieker
143 6-5
Jets
  Gregg Robinson
144 6-6
Packers
  Leotis Harris
145 6-7
Eagles
Bills

 

Traded • Donnie Green to Eagles for • 1978 sixth round pick (#145-Eric Smith) on 1977-08-24

  Eric Smith
146 6-8
Seahawks
  Glenn Starks
147 6-9
Giants
  Randy Pass
148 6-10
49ers
  Elliott Walker
149 6-11
Browns
  Al Pitts
150 6-12
Lions
  Dwight Hicks
151 6-13
Cardinals
  Jack Williams
152 6-14
Falcons
  Rodney Parker
153 6-15
Chargers
Lions

 

Traded • Jim Laslavic to Chargers for • 1978 fifth round pick (#123-Dan Gray) • 1978 sixth round pick (#153-Tony Ardizzone) on 1978-05-02

  Tony Ardizzone
154 6-16
Seahawks
  Conrad Rucker
155 6-17
Bengals
  Steve Geise
156 6-18
Patriots
  Ken Coleman
157 6-19
Redskins
Seahawks

 

Traded • Ron Saul to Redskins for • 1977 seventh round pick (#188-Rich Martini) • 1978 sixth round pick (probably #157-Francis Chesley) • 1979 third round pick (probably #69-Kim Anderson) on 1976-08-17

Saints

 

Traded • Cliff Parsley to Oilers for • draft pick (possibly 1978 #157-Francis Chesley) on ????-??-??

 

sixth round #19 Francis Chesley "New Orleand from Washington through Houston" per AP

  Francis Chesley
158 6-20
Bears
  Mekeli Ieremia
159 6-21
Vikings
49ers

 

Traded • Windlan Hill • Nate Allen to Vikings for • Steve Lawson • 1978 sixth round pick (#159-Tony Green) on 1976-08-06

Redskins

 

Unconfirmed.

 

Traded • Larry Jones to 49ers for • Tom Mitchell • 1978 sixth round pick (#159-Tony Green) on 1978-04-14

 

Traded Joe Harris to 49ers for 1978 sixth round pick (#159-Tony Green) on 1978-05-03

 

"Joe Harris from Was. for 1978 Vikings No. 6 draft choice" per 49ers media guide

  Tony Green
160 6-22
Steelers
  Randy Reutershan
161 6-23
Colts
  Ben Garry
162 6-24
Rams
Buccaneers

 

Traded • Dan Ryczek to Rams for • 1978 sixth round pick (#162-Elijah Marshall) on 1978-04-19

  Elijah Marshall
163 6-25
Dolphins
  Doug Betters
164 6-26
Raiders
  Mike Levenseller
165 6-27
Broncos
Lions

 

Traded • Herman Weaver to Broncos for • 1978 fourth round pick (#109-Larry Tearry) • 1978 sixth round pick (#165-Jesse Thompson) on 1977-06-17

  Jesse Thompson
166 6-28
Cowboys
  Harold Randolph
Round 7
167 7-1
Buccaneers
Falcons

 

Traded • Allan Leavitt to Buccaneers for • 1978 seventh round pick (#167-Alfred Jackson) on 1977-09-20

  Alfred Jackson
168 7-2
Chiefs
  Ricky Odom
169 7-3
Saints
Jets

 

Traded • Rich Neal to Saints for • 1978 seventh round pick (#169-Levi Armstrong) on 1978-02-21

  Levi Armstrong
170 7-4
Jets
  James Earley
171 7-5
Bills
  Mario Celotto
172 7-6
Packers
  George Plasketes
173 7-7
Seahawks
  John Harris
174 7-8
Giants
  Dan Doornink
175 7-9
49ers
  Fred Quillan
176 7-10
Eagles
Raiders

 

Traded • Art Thoms to Eagles for • 1978 seventh round pick (probably #176-Arthur Whittington) • 1979 eighth round pick (possibly ninth round #238-Jim Rourke) on 1977-09-01

 

seventh round #10 Arthur Whittington "Oakland from Philadelphia" per AP

 

seventh round pick "traded to Oakland for Art Thoms" per Eagles media guide

  Arthur Whittington
177 7-11
Lions
  Bruce Gibson
178 7-12
Browns
Dolphins

 

Received • 1978 fourth round pick (#93-Gerald Small) • 1978 seventh round pick (#178-Karl Baldischwiler) from Browns as compensation for free agent Paul Warfield

  Karl Baldischwiler
179 7-13
Falcons
  James Wright
180 7-14
Chargers
  Cliff Featherstone
181 7-15
Cardinals
  Dave Stief
182 7-16
Bengals
  Joe Branson
183 7-17
Seahawks
Bills

 

Traded • Jimmy Dean to Oilers for • 1978 seventh round pick (#183-Steve Powell) on 1977-08-11

  Steve Powell
184 7-18
Redskins
Chiefs

 

Traded • John Matuszak to Redskins for • 1977 eighth round pick (#215-Waddell Smith) • draft pick (possibly 1978 #184-Bill Kellar) on 1976-08-24

 

seventh round #18 Bill Kellar "Kansas City from Washington" per AP

 

Chiefs "obtained Washington’s seventh-round pick (Kellar)" per Chiefs media guide

 

Redskins seventh round pick "to Kansas City" per Redskins media guide

  Bill Kellar
185 7-19
Bears
  Herman Jones
186 7-20
Vikings
Eagles

 

Traded • Bill Bradley to Vikings for • 1978 seventh round pick (#186-Greg Marshall) on 1977-06-20

  Greg Marshall
187 7-21
Steelers
  Mark Dufresne
188 7-22
Patriots
  Mike Hawkins
189 7-23
Rams
  Reggie Doss
190 7-24
Dolphins
  Lloyd Henry
191 7-25
Colts
  Jeff Logan
192 7-26
Raiders
  Earl Inman
193 7-27
Broncos
Bengals

 

Traded • Bernard Jackson to Broncos for • 1978 third round pick (#83-Don Bass) • 1978 seventh round pick (#193-Danny Bass) on 1977-03-16

  Danny Bass
194 7-28
Cowboys
  Tom Randall
Round 8
Lions > 49ers — Traded Steve Mike-Mayer to Lions for 1978 eighth round pick (?-?) on 1977-09-01 [per Lions media guide]
195 8-1
Chiefs
  John Henry White
196 8-2
Buccaneers
  John McGriff
197 8-3
Jets
  Derrick Gaffney
198 8-4
Bills
Eagles

 

Traded • Bill Dunstan to Bills for • 1978 eighth round pick (#198-Terry Falcon) on 1977-04-15

Patriots

 

Traded • John Sanders to Eagles for • 1978 eighth round pick (#198-Terry Falcon) on 1977-09-06

  Terry Falcon
199 8-5
Saints
  Brooks Williams
200 8-6
Packers
eighth round #6 Dennis Sproul was Packers native pick per AP   Dennis Sproul
Raiders
Chargers

 

Traded • 1978 eighth round pick (#222-Homer Butler) • 1978 eleventh round pick (#293-Scooter Reed) to Raiders for • 1978 eighth round pick (#200-Dennis Sproul) • 1978 ninth round pick (#248-Blake Whitlatch) on 1978-05-03

 

eighth round #6 Dennis Sproul was Packers native pick per AP

Packers

 

Unknown.

 

eighth round #6 Dennis Sproul was Packers native pick per AP

 
201 8-7
Giants
  Jeff Grady
202 8-8
49ers
Redskins

 

Traded • Joe Harris to 49ers for • 1978 eighth round pick (possibly #202-Walker Lee) on 1978-05-03

 

Traded • Larry Jones to 49ers for • Tom Mitchell • 1978 eighth round pick (possibly #202-Walker Lee) on 1978-04-14

 

"Larry Jones from Was. for TE Tom Mitchell and 1978 No. 8 draft choice" per 49ers media guide

  Walker Lee
Redskins
49ers

 

Unknown.

 

eighth round Walker Lee "San Francisco (from Washington)" per AP

203 8-9
Eagles
Jets

 

Traded • Richard Osborne to Eagles for • 1978 eighth round pick (#203-Mike Mock) on 1977-08-30

  Mike Mock
204 8-10
Seahawks
Vikings

 

Traded • Autry Beamon • Amos Martin to Seahawks for • 1978 eighth round pick (#204-Mike Wood) on 1977-09-05

  Mike Wood
205 8-11
Browns
  Jesse Turnbow
206 8-12
Lions
  Jim Breech
207 8-13
Chargers
Raiders

 

Traded • 1978 eighth round pick (#200-Dennis Sproul) • 1978 ninth round pick (#248-Blake Whitlatch) to Chargers for • 1978 eighth round pick (#207-Mark Nichols) • 1978 eleventh round pick (#201-Dean Jones) on 1978-05-03

  Mark Nichols
208 8-14
Cardinals
Steelers

 

Traded • Marv Kellum to Cardinals for • 1978 eighth round pick (#208-Rick Moser) on 1977-09-11

  Rick Moser
209 8-15
Falcons
  David Adkins
210 8-16
Seahawks
  J.C. Wilson
211 8-17
Bengals
  Bill Miller
212 8-18
Bears
  George Freitas
213 8-19
Vikings
Jets

 

Traded • Phil Wise to Vikings for • 1978 eighth round pick (#213-Roy Eppes) • 1979 tenth round pick (#263-Ed McGlasson) on 1977-08-02

  Roy Eppes
214 8-20
Steelers
  Andre Keys
215 8-21
Patriots
  Mosi Tatupu
216 8-22
Redskins
Falcons

 

Traded • rights to Glenn Hyde to Redskins for • 1978 eighth round pick (#216-Dave Williams) on 1975-03-11

  David Williams / Dave Williams (AP)
217 8-23
Dolphins
  Sean Clancy
218 8-24
Colts
  Monte Anthony
219 8-25
Rams
Redskins

 

Traded • 1981 third round pick (probably #66-Robert Cobb) to Rams for • 1977 seventh round pick (#190-Reggie Haynes) • 1977 ninth round pick (#246-Mike Northington) • 1978 eighth round pick (probably #219-Don Hover) on 1977-05-03

 

eighth round #25 Don Hover "Washington from Los Angeles" per AP

 

Rams eighth round "choice to Washington" per Rams web site / media guide

  Don Hover
220 8-26
Raiders
Chargers

 

Unknown.

 

eighth round #26 Gavin Hendrick "San Diego from Oakland" per AP

 

Raiders did not exercise this pick per Raiders media guide

 

Chargers eighth round pick Gavin Hedrick per Chargers media guide

  Gavin Hendrick
221 8-27
Broncos
  Frank Smith
222 8-28
Cowboys
  Homer Butler
Chargers
Raiders

 

Traded • 1978 eighth round pick (#200-Dennis Sproul) • 1978 ninth round pick (#248-Blake Whitlatch) to Chargers • 1978 eighth round pick (#222-Homer Butler) • 1978 eleventh round pick (#293-Scooter Reed) on 1978-05-03

 

eighth round #28 Homer Butler was Cowboys native pick per AP

Cowboys

 

Unknown.

 

pick may not have gone directly from Raiders > Cowboys

 

eighth round #28 Homer Butler was Cowboys native pick per AP

 
Round 9
Lions > Chargers - Traded • Chris Fletcher to Lions for • 1978 ninth round pick (?-?) on 1977-07-25
223 9-1
Buccaneers
  Willie Taylor
224 9-2
Chiefs
  Larry Browk
225 9-3
Bills
Jets

 

Traded • Lou Piccone to Bills for • 1978 ninth round pick (#225-Reggie Grant) on 1977-08-31

  Reggie Grant
226 9-4
Saints
  Richard Carter
227 9-5
Jets
  Neil Hutton
228 9-6
Packers
  Keith Myers
229 9-7
49ers
  Herman Redden
230 9-8
Eagles
  Charles Williams
231 9-9
Seahawks
  Rich Grimmett
232 9-10
Giants
  Bill Swiacki
233 9-11
Lions
49ers

 

Unknown.

 

Steve Mike-Mayer trade?

 

ninth round #11 Dean Moore "San Francisco from Detriot" per AP

 

Lions ninth round pick "choice to SF" per Lions media guide

 

ninth round pick #233 Dean Moore "Choice from Detroit" per 49ers media guide

  Dean Moore
234 9-12
Browns
  Jon Kramer
235 9-13
Cardinals
  Joe Mosley
236 9-14
Falcons
  Tom Pridemore
237 9-15
Chargers
  Henry Bradley
238 9-16
Bengals
  Ron Shumon
239 9-17
Seahawks
  Jim Mol
240 9-18
Vikings
  Mike Deutsch
241 9-19
Steelers
  Lance Reynolds
242 9-20
Patriots
  Tim Petersen
243 9-21
Redskins
  John Hurley
244 9-22
Bears
  Mike Martin
245 9-23
Colts
  Dave Studdard
246 9-24
Rams
  Andre Anderson
247 9-25
Dolphins
  Bruce Hardy
248 9-26
Raiders
Chargers

 

Traded • 1978 eighth round pick (#222-Homer Butler) • 1978 eleventh round pick (#293-Scooter Reed) to Raiders for • 1978 eighth round pick (#200-Dennis Sproul) • 1978 ninth round pick (#248-Blake Whitlatch) on 1978-05-03

  Blake Whitlatch
249 9-27
Broncos
49ers

 

Traded • Andy Maurer to Broncos for • 1978 ninth round pick (#249-Steve McDaniels) on 1977-09-02

  Steve McDaniels
250 9-28
Cowboys
  Russ Williams
Round 10
251 10-1
Chiefs
  Earl Bryant
252 10-2
Buccaneers
  Aaron Brown
253 10-3
Saints
Giants

 

Traded • Pat Hughes to Saints for • 1978 tenth round pick (#253-Greg Jorgensen) on 1980-08-26

  Greg Jorgensen
254 10-4
Jets
  Louis Richardson
255 10-5
Bills
  Will Grant
256 10-6
Packers
  Larry Key
257 10-7
Eagles
Falcons

 

Traded • Dave Hampton to Eagles for • 1978 tenth round pick (#257-Ricky Patton) • cash on 1976-10-05

  Ricky Patton
258 10-8
Seahawks
  Rob Stewart
259 10-9
Giants
Packers

 

Traded • Joe Danelo to Giants for • 1977 seventh round pick (#172-Derrel Gofourth) • 1978 tenth round pick (#259-Mark Totten) on 1976-09-06

  Mark Totten
260 10-10
49ers
  Mike Connell
261 10-11
Browns
  Brent Watson
262 10-12
Lions
  Fred Arrington
263 10-13
Falcons
  Ray Strong
264 10-14
Chargers
  Charles Price
265 10-15
Cardinals
  Randy Gill
266 10-16
Seahawks
  Steve Young
267 10-17
Bengals
  Tom DePaso
268 10-18
Steelers
  Doug Becker / Doug Decker (AP)
269 10-19
Patriots
  Bryan Ferguson
270 10-20
Redskins
  Scott Hartenstein
271 10-21
Bears
  Ben Zambiasi
272 10-22
Vikings
  Hughie Shaw
273 10-23
Rams
  Charles Peal
274 10-24
Dolphins
  Mark Dennard
275 10-25
Colts
  Dallas Owens
276 10-26
Raiders
Buccaneers

 

Unknown.

 

Buccaneers tenth round pick used by Steelers to select Tom Jurich "previously acquired from Oakland" per Daily Collegian

 

tenth round #26 Tom Jurich "Pittsburgh from Tampa Bay through Oakland" per AP

 

Raiders no tenth round pick per Raiders media guide

 

Buccaneers media guide

Steelers

 

Traded • Ernie Holmes to Buccaneers for • 1978 tenth round pick (#276-Tom Jurich) • 1978 eleventh round pick (#279-Nat Terry) on 1978-05-03

  Tom Jurich
277 10-27
Broncos
  Vince Kinney
278 10-28
Cowboys
  Barry Tomasetti
Round 11
279 11-1
Buccaneers
Steelers

 

Traded • Ernie Holmes to Buccaneers for • 1978 tenth round pick (#276-Tom Jurich) • 1978 eleventh round pick (#279-Nat Terry) on 1978-05-03

  Nat Terry
280 11-2
Chiefs
  Ray Milo
281 11-3
Jets
  Pat Ryan
282 11-4
Bills
  Jerry Blanton
283 11-5
Saints
  Nathan Besaint
284 11-6
Packers
  Terry Jones
285 11-7
Seahawks
Saints

 

Traded • Andy Dorris to Seahawks for • 1978 eleventh round pick (#285-Dave Riley) on 1977-09-06

  Dave Riley
286 11-8
Giants
  Dennis Heim
287 11-9
49ers
  Willie McCray
288 11-10
Eagles
  Billy Campfield
289 11-11
Lions
  Richard Murray
290 11-12
Browns
  Larry Gillard
291 11-13
Chargers
Raiders

 

Traded • 1978 eighth round pick (#200-Dennis Sproul) • 1978 ninth round pick (#248-Blake Whitlatch) to Chargers for • 1978 eighth round pick (#207-Mark Nichols) • 1978 eleventh round pick (#201-Dean Jones) on 1978-05-03

 

Some sources have the above trade as follows:

 

Traded • 1978 eighth round pick (#200-Dennis Sproul) • 1978 ninth round pick (#248-Blake Whitlatch) to Chargers for • 1978 eighth round pick (#222-Homer Butler) • 1978 eleventh round pick (#293-Scooter Reed) on 1978-05-03

  Dean Jones
292 11-14
Cardinals
Bengals

 

Unknown.

 

Possibly part of Al Beauchamp trade?

 

eleventh round #14 Cal Prince "Cincinnati from St. Louis" per AP

 

Cardinals no eleventh round pick per Cardinals media guide

 

Bengals eleventh round pick Calvin Prince per Bengals media guide

  Cal Prince
293 11-15
Falcons
  Scooter Reed
Chargers
Raiders

 

Traded • 1978 eighth round pick (#200-Dennis Sproul) • 1978 ninth round pick (#248-Blake Whitlatch) to Chargers for • 1978 eighth round pick (#222-Homer Butler) • 1978 eleventh round pick (#293-Scooter Reed) on 1978-05-03

 

eleventh round #15 Scooter Reed Falcons native pick per AP

 

The eleventh round pick in this trade was more likely #291-Dean Jones.

Falcons

 

Unknown.

 

eleventh round #15 Scooter Reed Falcons native pick per AP

 
294 11-16
Bengals
  Mark Donahue
295 11-17
Seahawks
  Willie Thicklen
296 11-18
Patriots
  Charlie Williams
297 11-19
Redskins
  Mike Williams
298 11-20
Bears
  Walt Underwood
299 11-21
Vikings
  Ron Harris
300 11-22
Steelers
  Tom Brzoza
301 11-23
Dolphins
Seahawks

 

Traded • Carl Barisich to Dolphins for • 1978 eleventh round pick (#301-George Halas) on 1977-07-20

  George Halas
302 11-24
Colts
  Henry Mason
303 11-25
Rams
  Ron Hostetler
304 11-26
Raiders
  Bob Glazebrook
305 11-27
Broncos
  Lacy Brumley
306 11-28
Cowboys
  Dennis Thurman
Round 12
307 12-1
Chiefs
  Willie Brock
308 12-2
Buccaneers
  Kevin McLee
309 12-3
Bills
  Richard Crump
310 12-4
Saints
  Larry Hardy
311 12-5
Jets
  Alan Williams
312 12-6
Packers
  Eason Ramson
313 12-7
Giants
  Greg Lawson
314 12-8
49ers
  Dan Irons
315 12-9
Eagles
  Mark Slater
316 12-10
Seahawks
  Jeff Bergeron
317 12-11
Browns
  Leo Bidermann
318 12-12
Lions
  Mark Patterson
319 12-13
Cardinals
  Anthony Clay
320 12-14
Falcons
  Daria Butler
321 12-15
Chargers
  Kevin Bell
322 12-16
Seahawks
  John Schumacher
323 12-17
Bengals
  Kim Featsent
324 12-18
Redskins
  Steve McCabe
325 12-19
Bears
  Lew Sibley
326 12-20
Vikings
  Jeff Morrow
327 12-21
Steelers
  Brad Carr
328 12-22
Patriots
  John Gibney
329 12-23
Colts
  Bruce Allen
330 12-24
Rams
  Gus Coppens
331 12-25
Dolphins
  Mike Moore
332 12-26
Raiders
  Joe Conron
333 12-27
Broncos
Dolphins

 

Received • 1978 twelfth round pick (#333-Bill Kenney) • 1979 ninth round pick (#215-Glenn Blackwood) from Broncos on 1976-04-10 as compensation for Jim Kiick

 

Bill Kenney drafted by Broncos per AP (believed to be in error)

  Bill Kenney
334 12-28
Cowboys
  Lee Washburn