1979 Oakland Raiders 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 0-0 5174 3411 1763 38 321 5486 3112 2374 46 319
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The Oakland Raiders' twentieth season was in 1979, playing their home games at Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum. During the offseason they hired Tom Flores to lead the team. Flores previously was the wide receivers coach of the Oakland Raiders and had eight years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 9-7-0, 6-2-0 at home and 3-5-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Los Angeles Rams 24-17
Week 2 @ San Diego Chargers 10-30
Week 3 @ Seattle Seahawks 10-27
Week 4 @ Kansas City Chiefs 7-35
Week 5 Denver Broncos 27-3
Week 6 Miami Dolphins 13-3
Week 7 Atlanta Falcons 50-19
Week 8 @ New York Jets 19-28
Week 9 San Diego Chargers 45-22
Week 10 San Francisco 49ers 23-10
Week 11 @ Houston Oilers 17-31
Week 12 Kansas City Chiefs 21-24
Week 13 @ Denver Broncos 14-10
Week 14 @ New Orleans Saints 42-35
Week 15 Cleveland Browns 19-14
Week 16 Seattle Seahawks 24-29

Coaches

Head Coach: Tom Flores Defensive Coordinator: Charlie Sumner Wide Receivers Coach: Lew Erber Offensive Line Coach: Sam Boghosian Running Backs Coach: Ray Willsey Tight Ends Coach: Bob Mischak Offensive Backfield Coach: Lew Erber Defensive Line Coach: Oliver Spencer Linebackers Coach: Myrel Moore Defensive Backfield Coach: Willie Brown Special Teams Coach: Steve Ortmayer Assistant Coach: Joe Madro Director of Football Operations: Steve Ortmayer