Pittsburgh Steelers at Houston Oilers 17 to 20

Monday, December 10, 1979, Week 15

The Pittsburgh Steelers played the Houston Oilers in Houston on Monday, December 10, 1979, Week 15 of the 1979 season. The Oilers won by a score of 20-17. The Oilers and the Steelers split the season series for the 1979 season, each winning one game. With this game, the Steelers finished the season 4-4-0 on the road.


Pittsburgh Steelers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
338 218 120 2 15

Coaches

Head Coach: Chuck Noll Assistant Head Coach: George J. Perles Defensive Coordinator: Woody Widenhofer Wide Receivers Coach: Tom Moore Offensive Line Coach: Rollie Dotsch Offensive Assistant Coach: John Spezzaferro Offensive Backfield Coach: Dick Hoak Defensive Backfield Coach: Dick Walker Strength Coach: Lou Riecke Flexibility Coach: Paul Uram


Houston Oilers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
350 160 190 0 20

Coaches

Head Coach: Bum Phillips Defensive Coordinator: Ed Biles Wide Receivers Coach: King Hill Offensive Line Coach: Joe Bugel Offensive Backs Coach: Andy Bourgeois Defensive Line Coach: Wade Phillips Linebackers Coach: Ed Biles, John-Paul Young Defensive Backs Coach: Bob Gambold Special Teams Coach: John-Paul Young