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1979 New England Patriots

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Record: 9-7-0, Finished 2nd in AFC East Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 411 points (25.7/g), 2nd of 28 in the NFL.
 Allowed 326 points (20.4/g), 15th.
 Differential of 85 points (5.3/g), 3rd.
 Expected W-L: 10.1-5.9.

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +4 (0.2/g), 9th.

Simple Rating System: Total 5.1, Offense: 6.1, Defense: -1.1, SoS: -0.2, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Ron Erhardt

 Offensive Coordinator: Jim Ringo
 Defensive Coordinator: Fritz Shurmur

Training Camp: Bryant College (Smithfield, Rhode Island)