| ||Offense ||Defense |
|Record ||Playoff record ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs |
|11-5-0 ||0-1 ||6274 ||3743 ||2531 ||35 ||356 ||4947 ||2673 ||2274 ||25 ||275 |
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The Dallas Cowboys' twentieth season was in 1979, and it was the twentieth season Tom Landry served as the head coach of the team. The Cowboys played their home games at Texas Stadium. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC East, but they lost their first playoff game to the Los Angeles Rams 21-19.
1979 Dallas Cowboys Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Tom Landry Assistant Head Coach: James A. "Jim" Myers Offensive Coordinator: Dan Reeves Defensive Coordinator: Ernie Stautner Wide Receivers Coach: Mike Ditka Offensive Line Coach: James A. "Jim" Myers Offensive Backs Coach: Dan Reeves Defensive Line Coach: Ernie Stautner Linebackers Coach: Jerry Tubbs Defensive Backfield Coach: Gene Stallings Special Teams Coach: Mike Ditka Special Assistant Coach: Ermal Allen Strength and Conditioning Coach: Bob Ward Scouting Assistant: Steve Kazor