1979

YEAR

WEEK

GAME

WINNING TEAM

LOSER

NOTES

1979

1

MNF

Steelers 16

Patriots 13 (OT)

Bahr kicks winning FG 5:01 into OT

1979

1

RS

Browns 25

Jets 22 (OT)

Cleve kicks FG to win with 15 sec left in OT

1979

1

RS

Cowboys 22

Cardinals 21

 

1979

1

RS

Packers 6

Bears 0

Payton 36 carries 125 yards

1979

1

RS

Vikings 28

Forty Niners 22

 

1979

2

RS

Bears 26

Vikings 7

Payton 23 carries 182 yards

1979

2

RS

Browns 27

Chiefs 24

Sipes 3rd TD pass with 52 seconds left wins the game

1979

2

RS

Cowboys 21

Forty Niners 13

Staubach throws 2 TD's as Cowboys come from behind

1979

2

RS

Packers 28

Saints 19

Manning passes for 291 yards but it's not enough

1979

2

RS

Steelers 38

Oilers 7

Steel Curtain holds Campbell to 38 yards

1979

3

RS

Cowboys 24

Bears 20

Payton: 134 yards rushing Dorsett: 108 yards rushing

1979

3

RS

Steelers 24

Cardinals 21

 

1979

4

MNF

Browns 26

Cowboys 7

Browns D recovers 3 fumbles, 2 int's & 4 sacks

1979

4

RS

Broncos 37

Seahawks 34

 

1979

4

RS

Dolphins 31

Bears 16

JIP: Csonka's 3 TD's lead Dolphins

1979

4

RS

Steelers 17

Colts 13

 

1979

5

RS

Cowboys 38

Bengals 13

Dorsett 119 Yards

1979

5

RS

Eagles 17

Steelers 14

Eagles intercept pass and recover fumble in end zone to win

1979

5

RS

Buccaneers 17

Bears 13

TB remains only unbeaten team as Payton held to 46 yards

1979

6

MNF

Raiders 13

Dolphins 3

Raiders sack Griese 6 times for 8th straight MNF win

1979

6

RS

Bears 7

Bills 0

Payton 39 carries for 155 yards

1979

6

RS

Cowboys 36

Vikings 20

Dorsett scores career high 3 td's on 21 carries for 145 yards

1979

6

RS

Broncos 6

Chargers 0

 

1979

6

RS

Steelers 51

Browns 35

 

1979

7

RS

Cowboys 30

Rams 6

 

1979

7

RS

Patriots 27

Bears 7

Grogan 20 -35 244 yards 3 TD's

1979

7

RS

Raiders 50

Falcons 19

 

1979

8

MNF

Steelers 42

Broncos 7

Harris runs for 121 yards and 2 TD's

1979

8

RS

Cowboys 22

Cardinals 13

 

1979

8

RS

Vikings 30

Bears 27

Kramer's 4th TD of day with 13 sec left wins game

1979

9

MNF

Seahawks 31

Falcons 28

Brown's 2nd INT in the end zone with 35 sec left seals SEA win

1979

9

RS

Bears 28

SAN FRANCISO 27

Payton 162 yds & 3 TD's, lead changes hands 6 times

1979

9

RS

Browns 38

Cardinals 20

 

1979

9

RS

Raiders 45

Chargers 22

 

1979

9

RS

Steelers 14

Cowboys 3

Harris 33rd 100 yd game, Cowboys lowest points in 7 years

1979

9

RS

Buccaneers 12

Vikings 10

Doug Williams throws for 267 yards

1979

10

MNF

Oilers 9

Dolphins 6

Campbell 32 carries 121 yards

1979

10

RS

Bears 35

Lions 7

Payton 22 carries for 113 yards, CHI 77 yard punt return

1979

10

RS

Cowboys 16

Giants 14

Down 14 -6 with 3 min left, Cowboys score 10 to win

1979

10

RS

Raiders 23

Forty Niners 10

 

1979

10

RS

Steelers 38

Redskins 7

Bradshaw personal best 311 yards passing & 4 TD's

1979

11

MNF

Eagles 31

Cowboys 21

Carmichael NFL record 107th straight game with a recpt

1979

11

RS

Bears 27

Rams 23

 

1979

11

RS

Packers 19

Vikings 7

Bart Starr's 1st coaching victory over Minn

1979

11

RS

Steelers 30

Chiefs 3

Bradshaw 17 - 29 232 yds & 3 TD's

1979

12

RS

Bears 23

Jets 13

Bears 4th straight win behind Dave William's 2 TD's

1979

12

RS

Redskins 34

Cowboys 20

Skins D records 6 sacks & 5 turnovers

1979

13

RS

Lions 20

Bears 0

Bears become Lions Thanksgiving turkey

1979

13

RS

Oilers 30

Cowboys 24

Campbell 33 carries 195 yds

1979

13

RS

Vikings 23

Buccaneers 22

 

1979

13

RS

Giants 14

Redskins 6

Billy Taylor 26 carries 126 yards

1979

13

RS

Steelers 33

Browns 30 (OT)

Bahr kicks winning FG with 9 seconds left in OT

1979

14

MNF

Raiders 42

Saints 35

Stabler hits Branch with 1:54 left for the win

1979

14

RS

Bears 14

Buccaneers 0

Bears block punt and intercept TB 5 times

1979

14

RS

Cowboys 28

Giants 7

 

1979

14

RS

Steelers 37

Bengals 17

Swann 5 recpts for 192 yds, Bradshaw passes 339 yds

1979

14

RS

Cardinals 13

Forty Niners 10

Montana's 1st Start

1979

14

TNF

Dolphins 39

Patriots 24

Griese comes off bench in 3rd to lead MIA to 26 straight points

1979

15

RS

Cowboys 24

Eagles 17

 

1979

15

RS

Packers 15

Bears 14

CHI 65 yd INT return for TD, GB misses winning FG with 32 sec left

1979

15

RS

Raiders 19

Browns 14

 

1979

16

RS

Bears 42

Cardinals 6

Bears clinch Wildcard behind Payton's 157 yds

1979

16

RS

Cowboys 35

Redskins 34

Staubach TD with 39 seconds left gives Cowboys Div title

1979

16

RS

Packers 18

Lions 13

Packers get 4 FG's from Birney, 1 more than he had in previous 6 games

1979

16

RS

Seahawks 29

Raiders 24

 

1979

 

AFC Championship

Steelers 27

Oilers 13

 

1979

 

AFC Divisional

Oilers 17

Chargers 14

 

1979

 

AFC Divisional

Steelers 34

Dolphins 14

 

1979

 

AFC Wildcard

Oilers 13

Broncos 7

 

1979

 

NFC Championship

Los Angeles 9

Buccaneers 0

 

1979

 

NFC Divisional

Los Angeles 21

Cowboys 19

 

1979

 

NFC Divisional

Buccaneers 24

Eagles 17

 

1979

 

NFC Wildcard

Eagles 27

Bears 17

 

1979

 

Super Bowl XIII

Steelers 35

Cowboys 31

 

 

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