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1979 Oakland Raiders

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9-7-0, Finished 4th in AFC West Division  · 1979 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.8, Offense: 3.8, Defense: -0.0, SoS: 2.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 365 points (22.8/g), 7th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 337 points (21.1/g), 17th.
 Differential of 28 points (1.8/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 8.8-7.2.

Coach: Tom Flores (9-7-0)

Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
 Training Camp: El Rancho Tropicana (Santa Rosa, California)

Team Info

Principal Owner/General Manager Al Davis
Offensive Scheme Vertical
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 365 5174 1040 5.0 38 15 28 321 311 513 3411 27 23 6.2 191 491 1763 13 3.6 102
Team Defense 337 5486 1038 5.3 46 22 32 319 247 471 3112 21 24 6.2 150 534 2374 17 4.4 137
Lg Rank Offense 7 11 13 8 6 7 7 4 16 8 22 24 21 25
Lg Rank Defense 17 21 3 4 20 18 21 15 8 22 15 20 14 24

Team Games & Schedule

W# 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 @ Los Angeles Rams 24 17 16 240 110 130 1 21 340 217 123 4
2 Sun September 9 boxscore L 1-1 @ San Diego Chargers 10 30 16 283 186 97 3 20 349 209 140 3
3 Sun September 16 boxscore L 1-2 @ Seattle Seahawks 10 27 25 431 329 102 4 19 419 316 103
4 Sun September 23 boxscore L 1-3 @ Kansas City Chiefs 7 35 10 121 90 31 4 22 292 70 222 2
5 Sun September 30 boxscore W 2-3 Denver Broncos 27 3 16 277 187 90 21 291 210 81 3
6 Mon October 8 boxscore W 3-3 Miami Dolphins 13 3 13 209 112 97 18 226 57 169 3
7 Sun October 14 boxscore W 4-3 Atlanta Falcons 50 19 25 347 191 156 27 434 313 121 6
8 Sun October 21 boxscore L 4-4 @ New York Jets 19 28 25 459 346 113 5 16 328 161 167 3
9 Thu October 25 boxscore W 5-4 San Diego Chargers 45 22 19 339 202 137 22 380 298 82 3
10 Sun November 4 boxscore W 6-4 San Francisco 49ers 23 10 19 309 175 134 5 19 363 207 156 6
11 Sun November 11 boxscore L 6-5 @ Houston Oilers 17 31 21 294 213 81 3 16 348 205 143 2
12 Sun November 18 boxscore L 6-6 Kansas City Chiefs 21 24 21 339 271 68 3 20 363 122 241 1
13 Sun November 25 boxscore W 7-6 @ Denver Broncos 14 10 15 376 203 173 2 22 382 167 215 3
14 Mon December 3 boxscore W 8-6 @ New Orleans Saints 42 35 31 406 264 142 3 18 289 141 148 2
15 Sun December 9 boxscore W 9-6 Cleveland Browns 19 14 20 326 196 130 2 19 274 105 169 3
16 Sun December 16 boxscore L 9-7 Seattle Seahawks 24 29 29 418 336 82 3 19 408 314 94 2

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
12 Ken Stabler 34 QB 16 16 9-7-0 304 498 61.0% 3615 26 5.2 22 4.4 66 7.3 6.3 11.9 225.9 82.2 34 284 6.26 5.38 6.4 1 1
16 Jim Plunkett 32 4 0 7 15 46.7% 89 1 6.7 1 6.7 39 5.9 4.3 12.7 22.3 60.1 2 9 4.71 3.24 11.8
Team Total 26.5 16 9-7-0 311 513 60.6% 3704 27 5.3 23 4.5 66 7.2 6.3 11.9 231.5 81.6 36 293 6.21 5.31 6.6 1 1
Opp Total 16 247 471 52.4% 3366 21 4.5 24 5.1 7.1 5.75 13.6 210.4 69.2 33 254 6.2 4.9 6.5

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
30 Mark van Eeghen 27 FB 16 16 223 818 7 19 3.7 51.1 13.9 51 474 9.3 2 36 3.2 29.6 1292 9 3
22 Arthur Whittington 24 RB 9 7 109 397 2 22 3.6 44.1 12.1 19 240 12.6 0 39 2.1 26.7 637 2 3
31 Derrick Jensen 23 rb 16 8 73 251 0 15 3.4 15.7 4.6 7 23 3.3 1 7 0.4 1.4 274 1 6
34 Booker Russell 23 16 0 33 190 4 72 5.8 11.9 2.1 6 79 13.2 0 26 0.4 4.9 269 4 1
26 Clarence Hawkins 23 7 0 21 72 0 34 3.4 10.3 3.0 2 24 12.0 1 20 0.3 3.4 96 1 1
12 Ken Stabler 34 QB 16 16 16 -4 0 13 -0.3 -0.3 1.0 -4 0 10
35 Terry Robiskie 25 rb 3 1 10 14 0 16 1.4 4.7 3.3 5 36 7.2 0 11 1.7 12.0 50 0 2
16 Jim Plunkett 32 4 0 3 18 0 15 6.0 4.5 0.8 18 0 0
43 Ira Matthews 22 KR/PR 16 0 2 3 0 3 1.5 0.2 0.1 3 0 4
21 Cliff Branch 31 WR 14 13 1 4 0 4 4.0 0.3 0.1 59 844 14.3 6 66 4.2 60.3 848 6 1
88 Raymond Chester* 31 TE 14 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 58 712 12.3 8 39 4.1 50.9 712 8 0
87 Dave Casper*+ 28 TE 15 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 57 771 13.5 3 42 3.8 51.4 771 3 1
89 Rich Martini 24 wr 16 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 24 259 10.8 2 22 1.5 16.2 259 2 0
84 Derrick Ramsey 23 te 16 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 161 12.4 3 40 0.8 10.1 161 3 0
82 Larry Brunson 30 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 49 9.8 1 17 0.5 4.5 49 1 1
81 Morris Bradshaw 27 wr 3 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 28 9.3 0 12 1.0 9.3 28 0 0
50 Dave Dalby 29 C 16 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 1 1.0 0 1 0.1 0.1 1 0 0
80 Joe Stewart 24 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 3 3.0 0 3 0.3 1.0 3 0 0
Team Total 26.5 16 491 1763 13 72 3.6 110.2 30.7 311 3704 11.9 27 66 19.4 231.5 5467 40 34
Opp Total 16 534 2374 17 4.4 148.4 33.4 247 3112 12.6 21 15.4 194.5 5486 38 35

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
43 Ira Matthews 22 KR/PR 16 0 32 165 0 20 5.2 35 873 1 104 24.9 1041
82 Larry Brunson 30 11 0 2 8 0 7 4.0 17 441 0 89 25.9 498
22 Arthur Whittington 24 RB 9 7 5 46 0 19 9.2 683
34 Booker Russell 23 16 0 3 21 0 9 7.0 290
80 Joe Stewart 24 3 0 2 63 0 53 31.5 66
36 Mike Davis 23 SS 16 13 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
26 Clarence Hawkins 23 7 0 1 25 0 25 25.0 121
31 Derrick Jensen 23 rb 16 8 1 0 0 0 0.0 274
35 Terry Robiskie 25 rb 3 1 1 6 0 6 6.0 56
Team Total 26.5 16 35 179 0 20 5.1 65 1475 1 104 22.7 7121
Opp Total 16 40 416 1 10.4 67 1290 0 19.3

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
5 Jim Breech 23 K 16 0 2 1 7 7 10 7 7 3 1 27 18 66.7%% 45 41 91.1%%
8 Ray Guy 30 P 16 0 69 2939 71 1 42.6
Team Total 26.5 16 2 1 7 7 10 7 7 3 1 27 18 66.7%% 45 41 91.1%% 69 2939 71 1 42.6
Opp Total 16 22 12 54.5%% 43 39 90.7%% 63 2375 37.7

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
12 Ken Stabler 34 QB 16 16 0 10 5 -30 0
31 Derrick Jensen 23 rb 16 8 0 6 3 0 0
37 Lester Hayes 24 LCB 16 16 7 100 2 52 0
43 Ira Matthews 22 KR/PR 16 0 0 4 3 0 0
36 Mike Davis 23 SS 16 13 2 22 0 11 0 0 0 3 14 0
47 Charlie Phillips 27 db 16 3 4 92 0 30 0 0 0 1 32 0
42 Monte Jackson 26 db 8 3 2 5 0 5 0 0 0 2 0 0
30 Mark van Eeghen 27 FB 16 16 0 3 1 0 0
41 Phil Villapiano 30 RILB 16 16 0 0 4 0 0
22 Arthur Whittington 24 RB 9 7 0 3 1 0 0
45 Henry Williams 23 RCB 16 13 3 37 0 33 0 0 0 1 0 0
35 Terry Robiskie 25 rb 3 1 0 2 1 2 0
38 Rufus Bess 23 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
73 Dave Browning 23 RDE 16 16 0 0 2 0 0
87 Dave Casper*+ 28 TE 15 12 0 1 1 0 0
46 Todd Christensen 23 12 0 0 0 2 1 0
26 Clarence Hawkins 23 7 0 0 1 1 0 0
58 Monte Johnson 28 LILB 16 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
66 Steve Sylvester 26 RG 16 16 0 1 1 -16 0
32 Jack Tatum 31 FS 16 16 2 26 0 13 0
56 Jeff Barnes 24 16 0 1 8 0 8 0
21 Cliff Branch 31 WR 14 13 0 1 0 0 0
82 Larry Brunson 30 11 0 0 1 0 0 0
50 Dave Dalby 29 C 16 15 0 0 1 0 0
83 Ted Hendricks 32 LOLB 16 16 1 23 1 23 0
70 Henry Lawrence 28 RT 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
53 Rod Martin 25 ROLB 16 15 0 0 1 0 0
34 Booker Russell 23 16 0 0 1 0 0 0
78 Art Shell 33 LT 11 11 0 0 1 5 0
67 Pat Toomay 31 LDE 14 11 0 0 1 0 0
63 Gene Upshaw 34 LG 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.5 16 24 313 3 52 0 0 34 40 20 1
Opp Total 16 36 35 13 2

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
5 Jim Breech 23 K 16 0 41 18 95
30 Mark van Eeghen 27 FB 16 16 7 2 9 54
88 Raymond Chester* 31 TE 14 13 8 8 48
21 Cliff Branch 31 WR 14 13 6 6 36
34 Booker Russell 23 16 0 4 4 24
87 Dave Casper*+ 28 TE 15 12 3 3 18
84 Derrick Ramsey 23 te 16 3 3 3 18
37 Lester Hayes 24 LCB 16 16 2 2 12
89 Rich Martini 24 wr 16 4 2 2 12
22 Arthur Whittington 24 RB 9 7 2 2 12
82 Larry Brunson 30 11 0 1 1 6
26 Clarence Hawkins 23 7 0 1 1 6
83 Ted Hendricks 32 LOLB 16 16 1 1 6
31 Derrick Jensen 23 rb 16 8 1 1 6
58 Monte Johnson 28 LILB 16 15 1 1 6
43 Ira Matthews 22 KR/PR 16 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.5 16 13 27 1 1 3 45 41 18 365
Opp Total 16 17 21 1 1 3 39 12 2 337

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1979-09-02 @ RAM W, 24-17 2 1 pass Derrick Ramsey 1 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
2 1979-09-02 @ RAM W, 24-17 3 27 pass Raymond Chester 27 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
3 1979-09-02 @ RAM W, 24-17 3 4 pass Raymond Chester 4 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
4 1979-09-09 @ SDG L, 10-30 3 22 pass Rich Martini 22 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
5 1979-09-16 @ SEA L, 10-27 3 12 pass Rich Martini 12 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
6 1979-09-23 @ KAN L, 7-35 4 1 pass Derrick Jensen 1 yard pass from Jim Plunkett (Jim Breech kick)
7 1979-09-30 DEN W, 27-3 1 28 pass Dave Casper 28 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
8 1979-09-30 DEN W, 27-3 2 1 rush Mark van Eeghen 1 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
9 1979-09-30 DEN W, 27-3 4 0 fumble Monte Johnson 0 yard fumble return (Jim Breech kick)
10 1979-10-08 MIA W, 13-3 3 14 pass Raymond Chester 14 yard pass from Ken Stabler
11 1979-10-08 MIA W, 13-3 3 23 interception Ted Hendricks 23 yard interception return (Jim Breech kick)
12 1979-10-14 ATL W, 50-19 1 1 rush Mark van Eeghen 1 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
13 1979-10-14 ATL W, 50-19 2 20 pass Clarence Hawkins 20 yard pass from Ken Stabler
14 1979-10-14 ATL W, 50-19 3 6 rush Mark van Eeghen 6 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
15 1979-10-14 ATL W, 50-19 4 8 pass Larry Brunson 8 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
16 1979-10-14 ATL W, 50-19 4 51 interception Lester Hayes 51 yard interception return (Jim Breech kick)
17 1979-10-14 ATL W, 50-19 4 1 rush Mark van Eeghen 1 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
18 1979-10-21 @ NYJ L, 19-28 2 25 pass Raymond Chester 25 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
19 1979-10-21 @ NYJ L, 19-28 4 3 pass Raymond Chester 3 yard pass from Ken Stabler
20 1979-10-25 SDG W, 45-22 1 34 pass Raymond Chester 34 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
21 1979-10-25 SDG W, 45-22 1 1 rush Booker Russell 1 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
22 1979-10-25 SDG W, 45-22 2 4 rush Mark van Eeghen 4 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
23 1979-10-25 SDG W, 45-22 3 104 kickoff Ira Matthews 104 yard kickoff return (Jim Breech kick)
24 1979-10-25 SDG W, 45-22 4 1 rush Booker Russell 1 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
25 1979-10-25 SDG W, 45-22 4 1 rush Booker Russell 1 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
26 1979-11-04 SFO W, 23-10 1 9 pass Cliff Branch 9 yard pass from Ken Stabler
27 1979-11-04 SFO W, 23-10 2 1 rush Mark van Eeghen 1 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
28 1979-11-04 SFO W, 23-10 3 8 pass Cliff Branch 8 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
29 1979-11-11 @ HOU L, 17-31 1 23 pass Raymond Chester 23 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
30 1979-11-11 @ HOU L, 17-31 2 3 pass Dave Casper 3 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
31 1979-11-18 KAN L, 21-24 2 2 pass Mark van Eeghen 2 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
32 1979-11-18 KAN L, 21-24 3 16 pass Derrick Ramsey 16 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
33 1979-11-18 KAN L, 21-24 4 3 pass Cliff Branch 3 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
34 1979-11-25 @ DEN W, 14-10 2 3 pass Dave Casper 3 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
35 1979-11-25 @ DEN W, 14-10 3 1 rush Booker Russell 1 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
36 1979-12-03 @ NOR W, 42-35 1 3 pass Raymond Chester 3 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
37 1979-12-03 @ NOR W, 42-35 2 1 rush Arthur Whittington 1 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
38 1979-12-03 @ NOR W, 42-35 3 1 rush Mark van Eeghen 1 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
39 1979-12-03 @ NOR W, 42-35 4 17 pass Derrick Ramsey 17 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
40 1979-12-03 @ NOR W, 42-35 4 66 pass Cliff Branch 66 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
41 1979-12-03 @ NOR W, 42-35 4 8 pass Cliff Branch 8 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
42 1979-12-09 CLE W, 19-14 1 39 pass Cliff Branch 39 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)
43 1979-12-16 SEA L, 24-29 1 30 interception Lester Hayes 30 yard interception return (Jim Breech kick)
44 1979-12-16 SEA L, 24-29 2 2 rush Arthur Whittington 2 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
45 1979-12-16 SEA L, 24-29 4 2 pass Mark van Eeghen 2 yard pass from Ken Stabler (Jim Breech kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1979-09-02 @ RAM L, 17-24 1 1 rush Wendell Tyler 1 yard rush (Frank Corral kick)
2 1979-09-02 @ RAM L, 17-24 2 17 pass Willie Miller 17 yard pass from Pat Haden (Frank Corral kick)
3 1979-09-09 @ SDG W, 30-10 1 24 pass John Jefferson 24 yard pass from Dan Fouts (Rolf Benirschke kick)
4 1979-09-09 @ SDG W, 30-10 1 54 pass Bob Klein 54 yard pass from Dan Fouts (Rolf Benirschke kick)
5 1979-09-09 @ SDG W, 30-10 2 32 interception Woodrow Lowe 32 yard interception return (Rolf Benirschke kick)
6 1979-09-09 @ SDG W, 30-10 4 5 pass Kellen Winslow 5 yard pass from Dan Fouts (Cliff Olander kick)
7 1979-09-16 @ SEA W, 27-10 1 40 pass Steve Largent 40 yard pass from Jim Zorn (Efren Herrera kick)
8 1979-09-16 @ SEA W, 27-10 3 21 pass Steve Largent 21 yard pass from Jim Zorn (Efren Herrera kick)
9 1979-09-16 @ SEA W, 27-10 4 7 pass Sherman Smith 7 yard pass from Jim Zorn (Efren Herrera kick)
10 1979-09-23 @ KAN W, 35-7 1 19 pass Steve Gaunty 19 yard pass from Steve Fuller (Jan Stenerud kick)
11 1979-09-23 @ KAN W, 35-7 1 88 punt J.T. Smith 88 yard punt return (Jan Stenerud kick)
12 1979-09-23 @ KAN W, 35-7 3 70 interception Gary Barbaro 70 yard interception return (Jan Stenerud kick)
13 1979-09-23 @ KAN W, 35-7 4 1 rush Arnold Morgado 1 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
14 1979-09-23 @ KAN W, 35-7 4 3 rush Arnold Morgado 3 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
15 1979-10-14 ATL L, 19-50 3 26 pass Lynn Cain 26 yard pass from Steve Bartkowski
16 1979-10-14 ATL L, 19-50 3 18 pass Lynn Cain 18 yard pass from Steve Bartkowski
17 1979-10-14 ATL L, 19-50 4 3 rush Lynn Cain 3 yard rush (Tim Mazzetti kick)
18 1979-10-21 @ NYJ W, 28-19 1 21 pass Wesley Walker 21 yard pass from Richard Todd (Toni Linhart kick)
19 1979-10-21 @ NYJ W, 28-19 3 22 pass Wesley Walker 22 yard pass from Richard Todd (Toni Linhart kick)
20 1979-10-21 @ NYJ W, 28-19 4 13 rush Scott Dierking 13 yard rush (Toni Linhart kick)
21 1979-10-21 @ NYJ W, 28-19 4 7 pass Mickey Shuler 7 yard pass from Richard Todd (Toni Linhart kick)
22 1979-10-25 SDG L, 22-45 2 57 pass John Jefferson 57 yard pass from Dan Fouts
23 1979-10-25 SDG L, 22-45 3 1 rush Dan Fouts 1 yard rush
24 1979-10-25 SDG L, 22-45 3 7 pass Bob Klein 7 yard pass from Dan Fouts (Mike Wood kick)
25 1979-11-04 SFO L, 10-23 2 5 rush Phil Francis 5 yard rush (Ray Wersching kick)
26 1979-11-11 @ HOU W, 31-17 1 1 rush Earl Campbell 1 yard rush (Toni Fritsch kick)
27 1979-11-11 @ HOU W, 31-17 2 55 pass Ken Burrough 55 yard pass from Dan Pastorini (Toni Fritsch kick)
28 1979-11-11 @ HOU W, 31-17 3 7 rush Tim Wilson 7 yard rush (Toni Fritsch kick)
29 1979-11-11 @ HOU W, 31-17 3 35 pass Ken Burrough 35 yard pass from Dan Pastorini (Toni Fritsch kick)
30 1979-11-18 KAN W, 24-21 1 3 rush Horace Belton 3 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
31 1979-11-18 KAN W, 24-21 3 0 fumble Tony Samuels 0 yard fumble return (Jan Stenerud kick)
32 1979-11-18 KAN W, 24-21 3 23 rush Henry Marshall 23 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
33 1979-11-25 @ DEN L, 10-14 4 1 rush Rob Lytle 1 yard rush (Jim Turner kick)
34 1979-12-03 @ NOR L, 35-42 2 2 rush Tony Galbreath 2 yard rush (Garo Yepremian kick)
35 1979-12-03 @ NOR L, 35-42 2 17 pass Tony Galbreath 17 yard pass from Archie Manning (Garo Yepremian kick)
36 1979-12-03 @ NOR L, 35-42 2 1 rush Chuck Muncie 1 yard rush (Garo Yepremian kick)
37 1979-12-03 @ NOR L, 35-42 2 28 pass Henry Childs 28 yard pass from Archie Manning (Garo Yepremian kick)
38 1979-12-03 @ NOR L, 35-42 3 19 interception Ken Bordelon 19 yard interception return (Garo Yepremian kick)
39 1979-12-09 CLE L, 14-19 3 77 rush Mike Pruitt 77 yard rush (Don Cockroft kick)
40 1979-12-09 CLE L, 14-19 4 2 rush Mike Pruitt 2 yard rush (Don Cockroft kick)
41 1979-12-16 SEA W, 29-24 1 1 rush Sherman Smith 1 yard rush (Efren Herrera kick)
42 1979-12-16 SEA W, 29-24 2 65 pass Sam McCullum 65 yard pass from Jim Zorn (Efren Herrera kick)
43 1979-12-16 SEA W, 29-24 3 17 pass Dan Doornink 17 yard pass from Jim Zorn (Efren Herrera kick)