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1979 New York Giants 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
6-10-0 0-0 3774 1954 1820 40 223 5378 2926 2452 38 322
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1979 was the fifty-fifth season for the New York Giants. During the offseason they hired Ray Perkins to lead the team. Perkins previously was the wide receivers coach of the New England Patriots in 1977 and has a total of four years of coaching in the NFL. They finished the season 6-10-0, 4-4-0 at home and 2-6-0 on the road.

Last modified: 12/3/2017

Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 17-23
Week 2 St. Louis Cardinals 14-27
Week 3 @ Washington Redskins 0-27
Week 4 Philadelphia Eagles 13-17
Week 5 @ New Orleans Saints 14-24
Week 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17-14
Week 7 San Francisco 49ers 32-16
Week 8 @ Kansas City Chiefs 21-17
Week 9 @ Los Angeles Rams 20-14
Week 10 Dallas Cowboys 14-16
Week 11 Atlanta Falcons 24-3
Week 12 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3-31
Week 13 Washington Redskins 14-6
Week 14 @ Dallas Cowboys 7-28
Week 15 @ St. Louis Cardinals 20-29
Week 16 Baltimore Colts 7-31

Coaches

Head Coach: Quarterbacks Coach: Offensive Line Coach: Defensive Backs Coach: Special Teams Coach: Scout: