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1979 Los Angeles Rams

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9-7-0, Finished 1st in NFC West Division  · 1979 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.6, Offense: -1.2, Defense: 0.6, SoS: -1.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 323 points (20.2/g), 15th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 309 points (19.3/g), 11th.
 Differential of 14 points (0.9/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 8.4-7.6.

Coach: Ray Malavasi (9-7-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Bud Carson

Stadium: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
 Training Camp: Fullerton State (Fullerton, California)

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 L 0-1 Oakland Raiders 17 24 21 340 217 123 4 16 240 110 130 1
2 Thu September 6 boxscore W 1-1 @ Denver Broncos 13 9 15 277 181 96 12 179 106 73 2
3 Sun September 16 boxscore W 2-1 San Francisco 49ers 27 24 25 387 165 222 1 17 239 120 119 1
4 Sun September 23 boxscore L 2-2 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6 21 11 186 76 110 4 15 249 101 148 3
5 Sun September 30 boxscore W 3-2 St. Louis Cardinals 21 0 24 392 206 186 2 9 231 149 82 3
6 Sun October 7 boxscore W 4-2 @ New Orleans Saints 35 17 22 295 154 141 2 13 234 132 102 6
7 Sun October 14 boxscore L 4-3 @ Dallas Cowboys 6 30 11 158 99 59 3 23 403 202 201 1
8 Sun October 21 boxscore L 4-4 San Diego Chargers 16 40 24 337 233 104 8 17 391 326 65 2
9 Sun October 28 boxscore L 4-5 New York Giants 14 20 20 366 271 95 4 10 234 124 110 1
10 Sun November 4 boxscore W 5-5 @ Seattle Seahawks 24 0 29 475 172 303 1 1 -7 -30 23 1
11 Sun November 11 boxscore L 5-6 @ Chicago Bears 23 27 16 321 76 245 3 19 272 190 82
12 Mon November 19 boxscore W 6-6 Atlanta Falcons 20 14 18 339 160 179 3 19 336 135 201 4
13 Sun November 25 boxscore W 7-6 @ San Francisco 49ers 26 20 18 322 198 124 3 22 374 238 136 3
14 Sun December 2 boxscore W OT 8-6 Minnesota Vikings 27 21 14 300 174 126 3 26 409 268 141 4
15 Sun December 9 boxscore W 9-6 @ Atlanta Falcons 34 13 15 348 177 171 2 24 347 239 108 5
16 Sun December 16 boxscore L 9-7 New Orleans Saints 14 29 16 290 114 176 6 23 422 146 276 4
Playoffs
Division Sun December 30 boxscore W 10-7 @ Dallas Cowboys 21 19 16 361 202 159 2 17 306 150 156 1
ConfChamp Sun January 6 boxscore W 11-7 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9 0 23 369 153 216 1 7 177 85 92 1
SuperBowl Sun January 20 boxscore L 11-8 N Pittsburgh Steelers 19 31 16 301 194 107 1 19 393 309 84 3