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1979 Cincinnati Bengals

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4-12-0, AFC Central Division  · 1979 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.3, Offense: 3.1, Defense: -4.4, SoS: 3.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 337 points (21.1/g), 13th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 421 points (26.3/g), 28th.
 Differential of -84 points (-5.2/g), 24th.  Expected W-L: 5.9-10.1.

Coach: Homer Rice (4-12-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Howard Brinker

Stadium: Riverfront Stadium
 Training Camp: Wilmington College (Wilmington, Ohio)

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 2 boxscore L 0-1 @ Denver Broncos 0 10 16 232 137 95 22 399 200 199
2 Sun September 9 boxscore L 0-2 @ Buffalo Bills 24 51 16 335 201 134 3 23 455 246 209 2
3 Sun September 16 boxscore L 0-3 New England Patriots 14 20 17 198 32 166 1 18 332 167 165
4 Sun September 23 boxscore L OT 0-4 Houston Oilers 27 30 21 265 100 165 2 19 361 184 177 3
5 Sun September 30 boxscore L 0-5 @ Dallas Cowboys 13 38 20 285 181 104 3 24 370 176 194 1
6 Sun October 7 boxscore L 0-6 Kansas City Chiefs 7 10 14 221 66 155 2 11 200 101 99 2
7 Sun October 14 boxscore W 1-6 Pittsburgh Steelers 34 10 19 284 114 170 4 16 327 263 64 9
8 Sun October 21 boxscore L 1-7 @ Cleveland Browns 27 28 20 395 293 102 2 22 315 191 124 3
9 Sun October 28 boxscore W 2-7 Philadelphia Eagles 37 13 17 290 92 198 17 260 187 73 4
10 Sun November 4 boxscore L 2-8 @ Baltimore Colts 28 38 15 351 284 67 3 23 355 215 140
11 Sun November 11 boxscore L 2-9 San Diego Chargers 24 26 19 254 60 194 19 324 270 54 4
12 Sun November 18 boxscore L 2-10 @ Houston Oilers 21 42 17 306 106 200 6 26 485 322 163 3
13 Sun November 25 boxscore W 3-10 St. Louis Cardinals 34 28 20 342 153 189 26 480 317 163 6
14 Sun December 2 boxscore L 3-11 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 17 37 21 340 209 131 1 24 478 324 154 1
15 Sun December 9 boxscore L 3-12 @ Washington Redskins 14 28 22 345 232 113 23 420 295 125 2
16 Sun December 16 boxscore W 4-12 Cleveland Browns 16 12 15 196 50 146 2 21 350 234 116 4