1979 Atlanta Falcons 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
6-10-0 0-0 4929 2729 2200 43 303 5759 3596 2163 36 311
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The Atlanta Falcons' fourteenth season was in 1979, and it was the third season Leeman Bennett served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 6-10-0, 3-5-0 at home and 3-5-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ New Orleans Saints 40-34
Week 2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 14-10
Week 3 Denver Broncos 17-20
Week 4 @ Detroit Lions 23-24
Week 5 Washington Redskins 7-16
Week 6 Green Bay Packers 25-7
Week 7 @ Oakland Raiders 19-50
Week 8 @ San Francisco 49ers 15-20
Week 9 Seattle Seahawks 28-31
Week 10 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17-14
Week 11 @ New York Giants 3-24
Week 12 @ Los Angeles Rams 14-20
Week 13 New Orleans Saints 6-37
Week 14 @ San Diego Chargers 28-26
Week 15 Los Angeles Rams 13-34
Week 16 San Francisco 49ers 31-21

Coaches

Head Coach: Leeman Bennett Quarterbacks Coach: Dick Wood, Ted Plumb Wide Receivers Coach: Ted Plumb Offensive Backs Coach: John North