1979 Kansas City Chiefs 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 3976 1660 2316 36 241 4971 3124 1847 37 297
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The Kansas City Chiefs' twentieth season was in 1979, and it was the second season Marv Levy 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.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Baltimore Colts 14-0
Week 2 Cleveland Browns 24-27
Week 3 @ Houston Oilers 6-20
Week 4 Oakland Raiders 35-7
Week 5 @ Seattle Seahawks 24-6
Week 6 @ Cincinnati Bengals 10-7
Week 7 Denver Broncos 10-24
Week 8 New York Giants 17-21
Week 9 @ Denver Broncos 3-20
Week 10 San Diego Chargers 14-20
Week 11 Pittsburgh Steelers 3-30
Week 12 @ Oakland Raiders 24-21
Week 13 @ San Diego Chargers 7-28
Week 14 Seattle Seahawks 37-21
Week 15 @ Baltimore Colts 10-7
Week 16 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 0-3

Coaches

Head Coach: Marv Levy Defensive Coordinator: Rod Rust Wide Receivers Coach: Kay Dalton Offensive Line Coach: Joe Spencer Offensive Backfield Coach: Tom Pagna Defensive Line Coach: Walt Corey Linebackers Coach: Rod Rust Defensive Backs Coach: Dick Roach Special Teams Coach: Bobby Ross Strength and Conditioning Coach: Rick Abernethy