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1979 Atlanta Falcons

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6-10-0, Finished 3rd in NFC West Division  · 1979 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.6, Offense: -1.9, Defense: -4.7, SoS: -1.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 300 points (18.8/g), 19th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 388 points (24.2/g), 26th.
 Differential of -88 points (-5.5/g), 26th.  Expected W-L: 5.6-10.4.

Coach: Leeman Bennett (6-10-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Jerry Glanville

Stadium: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
 Training Camp: Atlanta Falcons Training Facility (Suwanee, Georgia)

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 2 boxscore W OT 1-0 @ New Orleans Saints 40 34 35 552 295 257 2 23 512 324 188 2
2 Mon September 10 boxscore W 2-0 @ Philadelphia Eagles 14 10 14 247 102 145 2 16 241 184 57 2
3 Sun September 16 boxscore L OT 2-1 Denver Broncos 17 20 19 382 326 56 18 369 201 168 2
4 Sun September 23 boxscore L 2-2 @ Detroit Lions 23 24 11 270 126 144 1 22 400 249 151 1
5 Sun September 30 boxscore L 2-3 Washington Redskins 7 16 14 156 86 70 3 20 359 228 131 1
6 Sun October 7 boxscore W 3-3 Green Bay Packers 25 7 19 286 134 152 1 17 275 158 117 3
7 Sun October 14 boxscore L 3-4 @ Oakland Raiders 19 50 27 434 313 121 6 25 347 191 156
8 Sun October 21 boxscore L 3-5 @ San Francisco 49ers 15 20 13 214 119 95 2 22 397 237 160 2
9 Mon October 29 boxscore L 3-6 Seattle Seahawks 28 31 19 315 162 153 2 19 411 206 205 4
10 Sun November 4 boxscore W 4-6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17 14 18 266 54 212 1 13 268 194 74 3
11 Sun November 11 boxscore L 4-7 @ New York Giants 3 24 16 249 129 120 4 15 219 144 75 4
12 Mon November 19 boxscore L 4-8 @ Los Angeles Rams 14 20 19 336 135 201 4 18 339 160 179 3
13 Sun November 25 boxscore L 4-9 New Orleans Saints 6 37 13 237 135 102 6 18 415 276 139 2
14 Sun December 2 boxscore W 5-9 @ San Diego Chargers 28 26 22 375 222 153 2 22 410 324 86 2
15 Sun December 9 boxscore L 5-10 Los Angeles Rams 13 34 24 347 239 108 5 15 348 177 171 2
16 Sun December 16 boxscore W 6-10 San Francisco 49ers 31 21 20 263 152 111 2 28 449 343 106 3