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 2-2 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. They finished the year 9-7-0 in the regular season 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