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1979 Cleveland Browns

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9-7-0, Finished 3rd in AFC Central Division  · 1979 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.0, Offense: 2.9, Defense: 0.1, SoS: 2.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 359 points (22.4/g), 9th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 352 points (22.0/g), 20th.
 Differential of 7 points (0.4/g), 15th.  Expected W-L: 8.2-7.8.

Coach: Sam Rutigliano (9-7-0)

Stadium: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: Kent State (Kent, 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 W OT 1-0 @ New York Jets 25 22 24 423 292 131 4 24 390 161 229 2
2 Sun September 9 boxscore W 2-0 @ Kansas City Chiefs 27 24 23 402 238 164 2 19 248 147 101 1
3 Sun September 16 boxscore W 3-0 Baltimore Colts 13 10 16 321 197 124 2 13 283 185 98
4 Mon September 24 boxscore W 4-0 Dallas Cowboys 26 7 15 311 229 82 1 20 394 271 123 5
5 Sun September 30 boxscore L 4-1 @ Houston Oilers 10 31 24 309 201 108 4 17 270 76 194
6 Sun October 7 boxscore L 4-2 Pittsburgh Steelers 35 51 24 458 365 93 5 21 522 161 361 1
7 Sun October 14 boxscore L 4-3 Washington Redskins 9 13 21 304 137 167 3 13 310 221 89 1
8 Sun October 21 boxscore W 5-3 Cincinnati Bengals 28 27 22 315 191 124 3 20 395 293 102 2
9 Sun October 28 boxscore W 6-3 @ St. Louis Cardinals 38 20 27 418 192 226 2 16 282 173 109 3
10 Sun November 4 boxscore W 7-3 @ Philadelphia Eagles 24 19 23 341 187 154 3 21 435 199 236 4
11 Sun November 11 boxscore L 7-4 Seattle Seahawks 24 29 21 373 158 215 3 24 427 238 189 1
12 Sun November 18 boxscore W OT 8-4 Miami Dolphins 30 24 25 493 345 148 2 15 317 196 121 3
13 Sun November 25 boxscore L OT 8-5 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 30 33 22 345 283 62 1 36 606 351 255 3
14 Sun December 2 boxscore W 9-5 Houston Oilers 14 7 23 335 137 198 2 13 249 128 121 2
15 Sun December 9 boxscore L 9-6 @ Oakland Raiders 14 19 19 274 105 169 3 20 326 196 130 2
16 Sun December 16 boxscore L 9-7 @ Cincinnati Bengals 12 16 21 350 234 116 4 15 196 50 146 2