1979 Washington Redskins 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
10-6-0 0-0 4904 2576 2328 25 298 5146 2992 2154 47 320
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The Washington Redskins' forty-eighth season was in 1979, and it was the first season Jack Pardee served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 10-6-0, 6-2-0 at home and 4-4-0 on the road. At the end of the season, Jack Pardee was awarded with the Coach of the Year award.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Houston Oilers 27-29
Week 2 @ Detroit Lions 27-24
Week 3 New York Giants 27-0
Week 4 @ St. Louis Cardinals 17-7
Week 5 @ Atlanta Falcons 16-7
Week 6 @ Philadelphia Eagles 17-28
Week 7 @ Cleveland Browns 13-9
Week 8 Philadelphia Eagles 17-7
Week 9 New Orleans Saints 10-14
Week 10 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 7-38
Week 11 St. Louis Cardinals 30-28
Week 12 Dallas Cowboys 34-20
Week 13 @ New York Giants 6-14
Week 14 Green Bay Packers 38-21
Week 15 Cincinnati Bengals 28-14
Week 16 @ Dallas Cowboys 34-35

Coaches

Head Coach: Jack Pardee Offensive Coordinator: Joe Walton Defensive Coordinator: Richard "Doc" Urich Offensive Line Coach: Ray Callahan Tight Ends Coach: John Hilton Offensive Backfield Coach: Fred O'Connor Defensive Line Coach: Richard "Doc" Urich Special Assistant to the Head Coach: Bob Bowser