1979 Philadelphia Eagles 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
11-5-0 1-1 5573 2965 2608 33 325 5304 2748 2556 37 306
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The Philadelphia Eagles' forty-seventh season was in 1979, and it was the fourth season Dick Vermeil served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-17.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 New York Giants 23-17
Week 2 Atlanta Falcons 10-14
Week 3 @ New Orleans Saints 26-14
Week 4 @ New York Giants 17-13
Week 5 Pittsburgh Steelers 17-14
Week 6 Washington Redskins 28-17
Week 7 @ St. Louis Cardinals 24-20
Week 8 @ Washington Redskins 7-17
Week 9 @ Cincinnati Bengals 13-37
Week 10 Cleveland Browns 19-24
Week 11 @ Dallas Cowboys 31-21
Week 12 St. Louis Cardinals 16-13
Week 13 @ Green Bay Packers 21-10
Week 14 Detroit Lions 44-7
Week 15 Dallas Cowboys 17-24
Week 16 @ Houston Oilers 26-20

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Chicago Bears 27-17
Divisional Round @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17-24

Coaches

Head Coach: Dick Vermeil Defensive Coordinator: Marion Campbell Running Game Coordinator: Jerry Wampfler Quarterbacks Coach: Sid Gillman Wide Receivers Coach: Dick Coury Offensive Line Coach: Jerry Wampfler, Ken Iman Running Backs Coach: Billy Joe Tight Ends Coach: Lynn Stiles Defensive Line Coach: Chuck Clausen Linebackers Coach: George Hill Secondary Coach: Fred Bruney Special Teams Coach: Lynn Stiles, Ken Iman