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1979 San Diego Chargers

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12-4-0, AFC West Division  · 1979 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 11.8, Offense: 6.0, Defense: 5.7, SoS: 1.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 411 points (25.7/g), 2nd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 246 points (15.4/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 165 points (10.3/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 12.3-3.7.

Coach: Don Coryell (12-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Joe Gibbs
 Defensive Coordinator: Jackie Simpson

Stadium: San Diego Stadium
 Training Camp: UC San Diego (San Diego, 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 @ Seattle Seahawks 33 16 22 356 217 139 1 19 334 153 181 6
2 Sun September 9 boxscore W 2-0 Oakland Raiders 30 10 20 349 209 140 3 16 283 186 97 3
3 Sun September 16 boxscore W 3-0 Buffalo Bills 27 19 18 339 94 245 1 14 298 238 60
4 Sun September 23 boxscore L 3-1 @ New England Patriots 21 27 15 232 193 39 2 20 291 140 151 2
5 Sun September 30 boxscore W 4-1 San Francisco 49ers 31 9 22 317 246 71 2 14 242 122 120 3
6 Sun October 7 boxscore L 4-2 @ Denver Broncos 0 7 19 374 305 69 4 11 193 33 160 1
7 Sun October 14 boxscore W 5-2 Seattle Seahawks 20 10 19 391 295 96 18 280 147 133 1
8 Sun October 21 boxscore W 6-2 @ Los Angeles Rams 40 16 17 391 326 65 2 24 337 233 104 8
9 Thu October 25 boxscore L 6-3 @ Oakland Raiders 22 45 22 380 298 82 3 19 339 202 137
10 Sun November 4 boxscore W 7-3 @ Kansas City Chiefs 20 14 23 315 229 86 2 17 283 164 119 4
11 Sun November 11 boxscore W 8-3 @ Cincinnati Bengals 26 24 19 324 270 54 4 19 254 60 194
12 Sun November 18 boxscore W 9-3 Pittsburgh Steelers 35 7 14 218 120 98 4 14 191 125 66 8
13 Sun November 25 boxscore W 10-3 Kansas City Chiefs 28 7 30 460 325 135 1 9 190 125 65 1
14 Sun December 2 boxscore L 10-4 Atlanta Falcons 26 28 22 410 324 86 2 22 375 222 153 2
15 Sun December 9 boxscore W 11-4 @ New Orleans Saints 35 0 31 400 234 166 12 231 175 56 2
16 Mon December 17 boxscore W 12-4 Denver Broncos 17 7 17 327 230 97 4 20 335 224 111 5
Playoffs
Division Sat December 29 boxscore L 12-5 Houston Oilers 14 17 25 380 317 63 5 15 259 111 148 1