1979 Cleveland Browns schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
9-7-0 0-0 5772 3491 2281 44 350 5650 3046 2604 32 307
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The Cleveland Browns' thirty-fourth season was in 1979, and it was the second season Sam Rutigliano served as the head coach of the team. The Browns played their home games at Cleveland Stadium. They finished the season 9-7-0, 5-3-0 at home and 4-4-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ New York Jets 25-22
Week 2 @ Kansas City Chiefs 27-24
Week 3 Baltimore Colts 13-10
Week 4 Dallas Cowboys 26-7
Week 5 @ Houston Oilers 10-31
Week 6 Pittsburgh Steelers 35-51
Week 7 Washington Redskins 9-13
Week 8 Cincinnati Bengals 28-27
Week 9 @ St. Louis Cardinals 38-20
Week 10 @ Philadelphia Eagles 24-19
Week 11 Seattle Seahawks 24-29
Week 12 Miami Dolphins 30-24
Week 13 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 30-33
Week 14 Houston Oilers 14-7
Week 15 @ Oakland Raiders 14-19
Week 16 @ Cincinnati Bengals 12-16

Coaches

Head Coach: Sam Rutigliano Quarterbacks Coach: Jim Shofner Wide Receivers Coach: Rich Kotite Offensive Line Coach: Rod Humenuik Running Backs Coach: Jim Garrett Defensive Line Coach: Dick Modzelewski Linebackers Coach: Dave Adolph Special Teams Coach: Al Tabor, John Petercuskie Director of Pro Personnel: Allan Webb Film Coordinator: Ed Ulinski Athletic Trainer: Leo Murphy