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1979 St. Louis Cardinals

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5-11-0, Finished 5th in NFC East Division  · 1979 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.7, Offense: -0.7, Defense: -2.0, SoS: 0.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 307 points (19.2/g), 17th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 358 points (22.4/g), 21st.
 Differential of -51 points (-3.2/g), 20th.  Expected W-L: 6.6-9.4.

Coach: Larry Wilson (2-1-0) and Bud Wilkinson (3-10-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Tom Bettis

Stadium: Civic Center Busch Memorial Stadium
 Training Camp: Lindenwoods Colleges (St. Charles, Missouri)

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 Dallas Cowboys 21 22 17 342 105 237 2 24 455 294 161 1
2 Sun September 9 boxscore W 1-1 @ New York Giants 27 14 23 348 159 189 4 10 128 88 40 3
3 Sun September 16 boxscore L 1-2 Pittsburgh Steelers 21 24 12 212 106 106 1 25 398 234 164 4
4 Sun September 23 boxscore L 1-3 Washington Redskins 7 17 23 376 281 95 5 11 191 91 100 1
5 Sun September 30 boxscore L 1-4 @ Los Angeles Rams 0 21 9 231 149 82 3 24 392 206 186 2
6 Sun October 7 boxscore W 2-4 @ Houston Oilers 24 17 26 447 253 194 4 13 222 165 57 3
7 Sun October 14 boxscore L 2-5 Philadelphia Eagles 20 24 18 322 191 131 3 19 262 123 139 4
8 Sun October 21 boxscore L 2-6 @ Dallas Cowboys 13 22 18 235 98 137 2 12 319 164 155 3
9 Sun October 28 boxscore L 2-7 Cleveland Browns 20 38 16 282 173 109 3 27 418 192 226 2
10 Sun November 4 boxscore W 3-7 Minnesota Vikings 37 7 29 467 142 325 3 23 333 263 70 4
11 Sun November 11 boxscore L 3-8 @ Washington Redskins 28 30 23 331 184 147 4 22 327 173 154 1
12 Sun November 18 boxscore L 3-9 @ Philadelphia Eagles 13 16 12 306 172 134 14 287 130 157
13 Sun November 25 boxscore L 3-10 @ Cincinnati Bengals 28 34 26 480 317 163 6 20 342 153 189
14 Sun December 2 boxscore W 4-10 San Francisco 49ers 13 10 16 286 75 211 1 16 290 171 119 2
15 Sun December 9 boxscore W 5-10 New York Giants 29 20 26 406 174 232 2 15 257 171 86 5
16 Sun December 16 boxscore L 5-11 @ Chicago Bears 6 42 11 113 23 90 2 27 456 255 201 2