1979 Denver Broncos 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
10-6-0 0-0 5358 3210 2148 41 323 5134 3306 1828 39 288
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The Denver Broncos' twentieth season was in 1979, and it was the second season Red Miller served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 10-6-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Houston Oilers 13-7.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Cincinnati Bengals 10-0
Week 2 Los Angeles Rams 9-13
Week 3 @ Atlanta Falcons 20-17
Week 4 Seattle Seahawks 37-34
Week 5 @ Oakland Raiders 3-27
Week 6 San Diego Chargers 7-0
Week 7 @ Kansas City Chiefs 24-10
Week 8 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 7-42
Week 9 Kansas City Chiefs 20-3
Week 10 New Orleans Saints 10-3
Week 11 New England Patriots 45-10
Week 12 @ San Francisco 49ers 38-28
Week 13 Oakland Raiders 10-14
Week 14 @ Buffalo Bills 19-16
Week 15 @ Seattle Seahawks 23-28
Week 16 @ San Diego Chargers 7-17

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ Houston Oilers 7-13

Coaches

Head Coach: Red Miller Defensive Coordinator: Joe Collier Quarterbacks Coach: Babe Parilli Wide Receivers Coach: Fran Polsfoot Offensive Line Coach: Whitey Dovell Offensive Backs Coach: Paul Roach Defensive Line Coach: Stan Jones Linebackers Coach: Bob Zeman Defensive Backs Coach: Richie McCabe Special Teams Coach: Marv Braden