1979 Los Angeles Rams 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 2-1 6164 3222 2942 53 354 5429 3100 2329 46 309
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The Los Angeles Rams' forty-fourth season was in 1979, and it was the second season Ray Malavasi served as the head coach of the team. The Rams played their home games at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. They finished the year 9-7-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC West, and 2-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-19.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Oakland Raiders 17-24
Week 2 @ Denver Broncos 13-9
Week 3 San Francisco 49ers 27-24
Week 4 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6-21
Week 5 St. Louis Cardinals 21-0
Week 6 @ New Orleans Saints 35-17
Week 7 @ Dallas Cowboys 6-30
Week 8 San Diego Chargers 16-40
Week 9 New York Giants 14-20
Week 10 @ Seattle Seahawks 24-0
Week 11 @ Chicago Bears 23-27
Week 12 Atlanta Falcons 20-14
Week 13 @ San Francisco 49ers 26-20
Week 14 Minnesota Vikings 27-21
Week 15 @ Atlanta Falcons 34-13
Week 16 New Orleans Saints 14-29

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round @ Dallas Cowboys 21-19
Conference Championship @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9-0
Super Bowl vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 19-31

Coaches

Head Coach: Ray Malavasi Defensive Coordinator: Bud Carson Wide Receivers Coach: Lionel Taylor Offensive Line Coach: Dan Radakovich Offensive Backfield Coach: Jack Faulkner Strength Coach: Clyde Evans Assistant Trainer: Garrett Giemont