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1979 Chicago Bears 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 0-1 4878 2293 2585 32 277 4821 2704 2117 46 290
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1979 was the sixtieth season for the Chicago Bears and the first season for Neill Armstrong as the head coach of the Bears. They finished the season 10-6-0 in the regular season. However, they lost their first playoff game to the Philadelphia Eagles 27-17.

Last modified: 12/3/2017

Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
1 Green Bay Packers 6-3
2 Minnesota Vikings 26-7
3 @ Dallas Cowboys 20-24
4 @ Miami Dolphins 16-31
5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13-17
6 @ Buffalo Bills 1979-10-07
7 New England Patriots 7-27
8 @ Minnesota Vikings 27-30
9 @ San Francisco 49ers 28-27
10 Detroit Lions 35-7
11 Los Angeles Rams 27-23
12 New York Jets 23-13
13 @ Detroit Lions 1979-11-22
14 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1979-12-02
15 @ Green Bay Packers 15-14
16 St. Louis Cardinals 42-6

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
18 @ Philadelphia Eagles 17-27

Coaches

Head Coach: Offensive Coordinator: Defensive Coordinator: Offensive Line Coach: Running Backs Coach: Defensive Line Coach: Special Teams Coach: