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1979 Dallas Cowboys

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11-5-0, NFC East Division  · 1979 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.3, Offense: 3.0, Defense: 0.3, SoS: -0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 371 points (23.2/g), 5th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 313 points (19.6/g), 12th.
 Differential of 58 points (3.6/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 9.6-6.4.

Coach: Tom Landry (11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Dan Reeves
 Defensive Coordinator: Ernie Stautner

Stadium: Texas Stadium
 Training Camp: California Lutheran College (Thousand Oaks, California)

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 1-0 @ St. Louis Cardinals 22 21 24 455 294 161 1 17 342 105 237 2
2 Sun September 9 boxscore W 2-0 @ San Francisco 49ers 21 13 19 347 249 98 1 16 294 231 63 2
3 Sun September 16 boxscore W 3-0 Chicago Bears 24 20 26 420 206 214 3 14 318 118 200 2
4 Mon September 24 boxscore L 3-1 @ Cleveland Browns 7 26 20 394 271 123 5 15 311 229 82 1
5 Sun September 30 boxscore W 4-1 Cincinnati Bengals 38 13 24 370 176 194 1 20 285 181 104 3
6 Sun October 7 boxscore W 5-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 36 20 25 446 167 279 2 14 240 179 61 2
7 Sun October 14 boxscore W 6-1 Los Angeles Rams 30 6 23 403 202 201 1 11 158 99 59 3
8 Sun October 21 boxscore W 7-1 St. Louis Cardinals 22 13 12 319 164 155 3 18 235 98 137 2
9 Sun October 28 boxscore L 7-2 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 3 14 16 278 199 79 1 16 288 115 173
10 Sun November 4 boxscore W 8-2 @ New York Giants 16 14 19 344 238 106 1 12 249 133 116 1
11 Mon November 12 boxscore L 8-3 Philadelphia Eagles 21 31 17 408 285 123 3 17 328 158 170
12 Sun November 18 boxscore L 8-4 @ Washington Redskins 20 34 27 384 299 85 5 19 306 202 104
13 Thu November 22 boxscore L 8-5 Houston Oilers 24 30 20 371 279 92 3 17 378 154 224
14 Sun December 2 boxscore W 9-5 New York Giants 28 7 21 316 150 166 14 197 98 99 3
15 Sat December 8 boxscore W 10-5 @ Philadelphia Eagles 24 17 19 279 94 185 1 18 284 204 80 1
16 Sun December 16 boxscore W 11-5 Washington Redskins 35 34 27 434 320 114 3 21 373 167 206 1
Playoffs
Division Sun December 30 boxscore L 11-6 Los Angeles Rams 19 21 17 306 150 156 1 16 361 202 159 2