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1979 New England Patriots

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9-7-0, Finished 2nd in AFC East Division  · 1979 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.1, Offense: 6.1, Defense: -1.1, SoS: -0.2, avg is 0.0.

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.

Coach: Ron Erhardt (9-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jim Ringo
 Defensive Coordinator: Fritz Shurmur

Stadium: Schaefer Stadium
 Training Camp: Bryant College (Smithfield, Rhode Island)

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Passing Rushing Receiving
Rnd Pick Tm Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 25 NWE Rick Sanford DB 7 1979 1985 0 0 3 33 94 South Carolina
2 52 NWE Bob Golic NT 14 1979 1992 0 3 9 73 187 Notre Dame
4 106 NWE Eddie Hare P 1 1979 1979 0 0 1 1 16 1 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 Tulsa
5 135 NWE John Zamberlin LB 6 1979 1984 0 0 2 15 78 Pacific Lutheran
7 177 NWE Judson Flint DB 4 1980 1983 0 0 0 4 39
8 216 NWE Randy Love RB 7 1979 1985 0 0 0 2 89 65 211 3 15 95 2 Houston
9 245 NWE John Spagnola TE 10 1979 1989 0 0 5 21 133 263 2886 15 Yale
10 270 NWE Martin Cox WR 0 0 0 Vanderbilt
10 271 NWE Allan Clark RB 3 1979 1982 0 0 0 1 33 28 140 3 2 35 0 Northern Arizona