1979 Pittsburgh Steelers 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
12-4-0 3-3 7388 4381 3007 60 405 5047 3182 1865 48 303
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The Pittsburgh Steelers' forty-sixth season was in 1979, and it was the eleventh season Chuck Noll served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 12-4-0 in the regular season and 3-0 in the playoffs eventually winning the NFL championship against the Los Angeles Rams 31-19, the team's fourth championship win. At the end of the season, Terry Bradshaw was awarded with the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player award.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ New England Patriots 16-13
Week 2 Houston Oilers 38-7
Week 3 @ St. Louis Cardinals 24-21
Week 4 Baltimore Colts 17-13
Week 5 @ Philadelphia Eagles 14-17
Week 6 @ Cleveland Browns 51-35
Week 7 @ Cincinnati Bengals 10-34
Week 8 Denver Broncos 42-7
Week 9 Dallas Cowboys 14-3
Week 10 Washington Redskins 38-7
Week 11 @ Kansas City Chiefs 30-3
Week 12 @ San Diego Chargers 7-35
Week 13 Cleveland Browns 33-30
Week 14 Cincinnati Bengals 37-17
Week 15 @ Houston Oilers 17-20
Week 16 Buffalo Bills 28-0

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Miami Dolphins 34-14
Conference Championship Houston Oilers 27-13
Super Bowl vs. Los Angeles Rams 31-19

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