1979 Buffalo Bills 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
7-9-0 0-0 4837 3216 1621 34 252 5011 2530 2481 41 273
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The Buffalo Bills' twentieth season was in 1979, and it was the second season Chuck Knox served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 7-9-0, 3-5-0 at home and 4-4-0 on the road. At the end of the season, Jim Haslett was awarded with the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year award.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Miami Dolphins 7-9
Week 2 Cincinnati Bengals 51-24
Week 3 @ San Diego Chargers 19-27
Week 4 New York Jets 46-31
Week 5 @ Baltimore Colts 31-13
Week 6 Chicago Bears 0-7
Week 7 @ Miami Dolphins 7-17
Week 8 Baltimore Colts 13-14
Week 9 @ Detroit Lions 20-17
Week 10 New England Patriots 6-26
Week 11 @ New York Jets 14-12
Week 12 Green Bay Packers 19-12
Week 13 @ New England Patriots 16-13
Week 14 Denver Broncos 16-19
Week 15 @ Minnesota Vikings 3-10
Week 16 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 0-28

Coaches

Head Coach: Chuck Knox Offensive Coordinator: Ray Prochaska Defensive Coordinator: Tom Catlin Quarterbacks Coach: Kay Stephenson Wide Receivers Coach: Jack Donaldson Offensive Line Coach: Ray Prochaska Defensive Line Coach: Willie Zapalac Linebackers Coach: Tom Catlin Defensive Backs Coach: Jim Wagstaff Special Teams Coach: Steve Moore