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. 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 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