1979 Minnesota Vikings 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 4903 3139 1764 41 311 5223 2697 2526 33 297
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The Minnesota Vikings' nineteenth season was in 1979, and it was the thirteenth season Bud Grant served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 7-9-0, 5-3-0 at home and 2-6-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 San Francisco 49ers 28-22
Week 2 @ Chicago Bears 7-26
Week 3 Miami Dolphins 12-27
Week 4 Green Bay Packers 27-21
Week 5 @ Detroit Lions 13-10
Week 6 Dallas Cowboys 20-36
Week 7 @ New York Jets 7-14
Week 8 Chicago Bears 30-27
Week 9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10-12
Week 10 @ St. Louis Cardinals 7-37
Week 11 @ Green Bay Packers 7-19
Week 12 Detroit Lions 14-7
Week 13 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-22
Week 14 @ Los Angeles Rams 21-27
Week 15 Buffalo Bills 10-3
Week 16 @ New England Patriots 23-27

Coaches

Head Coach: Bud Grant Offensive Coordinator: Jerry Burns Defensive Coordinator: Bob Hollway Wide Receivers Coach: Les Steckel Offensive Line Coach: John Michels