1979 NFL season

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1979 National Football League season
Preseason July 28-August 25, 1979
Regular Season September 1-December 17, 1979
Postseason December 23, 1979-January 27, 1980
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The 1979 NFL season was the 60th regular season of the National Football League. The season ended with Super Bowl XIV when the Pittsburgh Steelers repeated as champions by defeating the Los Angeles Rams 31–19 at the Rose Bowl. The Steelers became the first team to win back-to-back Super Bowls twice. It was also the 20th anniversary of the American Football League.

Publications

Programs
Week Date Teams Venue
Preseason August 2, 1979 Houston Oilers vs. St. Louis Cardinals Astrodome
August 2, 1979 Seattle Seahawks vs. Minnesota Vikings Kingdome
August 3, 1979 Baltimore Colts vs. Philadelphia Eagles Memorial Stadium
August 4, 1979 Dallas Cowboys vs. Denver Broncos Texas Stadium
August 4, 1979 Buffalo Bills vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Rich Stadium
August 11, 1979 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New York Giants Three Rivers Stadium
August 11, 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Miami Dolphins Tampa Stadium
August 17, 1979 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Baltimore Colts Veterans Stadium
August 18, 1979 Chicago Bears vs. Cincinnati Bengals Soldier Field
August 18, 1979 Dallas Cowboys vs. Houston Oilers Texas Stadium
August 18, 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints Tampa Stadium
August 25, 1979 Los Angeles Rams vs. San Diego Chargers Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Week 1 September 1, 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Detroit Lions Tampa Stadium
September 2, 1979 Los Angeles Rams vs. Oakland Raiders Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
September 2, 1979 New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons Louisiana Superdome
September 2, 1979 Denver Broncos vs. Cincinnati Bengals Mile High Stadium
September 2, 1979 Washington Redskins vs. Houston Oilers RFK Stadium
September 2, 1979 Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants Veterans Stadium
September 2, 1979 Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers Metropolitan Stadium
September 3, 1979 New England Patriots vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Schaefer Stadium
Week 2 September 6, 1979 Denver Broncos vs. Los Angeles Rams Mile High Stadium
September 9, 1979 New England Patriots vs. New York Jets Schaefer Stadium
September 9, 1979 New York Giants vs. St. Louis Cardinals Giants Stadium
Week 3 September 16, 1979 New York Jets vs. Detroit Lions Shea Stadium
September 16, 1979 Minnesota Vikings vs. Miami Dolphins Metropolitan Stadium
Week 4 September 23, 1979 New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles Giants Stadium
September 23, 1979 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Colts Three Rivers Stadium
September 23, 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Los Angeles Rams Tampa Stadium
Week 5 September 30, 1979 New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins Shea Stadium
September 30, 1979 Los Angeles Rams vs. St. Louis Cardinals Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
September 30, 1979 Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs Kingdome
Week 6 October 7, 1979 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins Veterans Stadium
October 7, 1979 San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks Candlestick Park
October 7, 1979 New York Giants vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Giants Stadium
October 7, 1979 Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles RFK Stadium
Week 6 October 14, 1979 Chicago Bears vs. New England Patriots Soldier Field
October 14, 1979 Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions Milwaukee County Stadium
Week 7 October 21, 1979 Seattle Seahawks vs. Houston Oilers Kingdome
October 21, 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Green Bay Packers Tampa Stadium
October 22, 1979 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos Three Rivers Stadium
Week 8 October 25, 1979 Oakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
October 28, 1979 Houston Oilers vs. New York Jets Astrodome
October 28, 1979 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Dallas Cowboys Three Rivers Stadium
October 29, 1979 Atlanta Falcons vs. Seattle Seahawks Atlanta Stadium
Week 9 November 4, 1979 Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots Rich Stadium
November 4, 1979 Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers Arrowhead Stadium
November 4, 1979 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Cleveland Browns Veterans Stadium
November 4, 1979 New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys Giants Stadium
Week 10 November 11, 1979 Cleveland Browns vs. Seattle Seahawks Cleveland Stadium
November 11, 1979 New York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills Shea Stadium
November 11, 1979 Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings Milwaukee County Stadium
November 11, 1979 Kansas City Chiefs vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Arrowhead Stadium
November 12, 1979 Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles Texas Stadium
Week 11 November 18, 1979 Chicago Bears vs. New York Jets Soldier Field
November 18, 1979 Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
November 18, 1979 Seattle Seahawks vs. New Orleans Saints Kingdome
Week 12 November 22, 1979 Dallas Cowboys vs. Houston Oilers Texas Stadium
November 25, 1979 Green Bay Packers vs. Philadelphia Eagles Lambeau Field
November 25, 1979 New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins Giants Stadium
November 25, 1979 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns Three Rivers Stadium
November 26, 1979 Seattle Seahawks vs. New York Jets Kingdome
Week 13 December 2, 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Chicago Bears Tampa Stadium
December 2, 1979 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Detroit Lions Veterans Stadium
December 2, 1979 Washington Redskins vs. Green Bay Packers RFK Stadium
December 2, 1979 Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Oilers Cleveland Stadium
December 2, 1979 Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants Texas Stadium
Week 14 December 8, 1979 Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos Kingdome
December 9, 1979 New York Jets vs. New England Patriots Shea Stadium
Week 14 December 16, 1979 Cincinnati Bengals vs. Cleveland Browns Riverfront Stadium
December 16, 1979 Chicago Bears vs. St. Louis Cardinals Soldier Field
December 16, 1979 Houston Oilers vs. Philadelphia Eagles Astrodome
December 16, 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Kansas City Chiefs Tampa Stadium
December 16, 1979 Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins Texas Stadium
December 17, 1979 San Diego Chargers vs. Denver Broncos San Diego Stadium
Postseason December 23, 1979 Houston Oilers vs. Denver Broncos Astrodome
December 23, 1979 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears Veterans Stadium
December 29, 1979 San Diego Chargers vs. Houston Oilers San Diego Stadium
December 29, 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Philadelphia Eagles Tampa Stadium
December 30, 1979 Dallas Cowboys vs. Los Angeles Rams Texas Stadium
December 30, 1979 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Miami Dolphins Three Rivers Stadium
January 6, 1980 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers Three Rivers Stadium
January 6, 1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Los Angeles Rams Tampa Stadium
January 20, 1980 Super Bowl XIV (Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Los Angeles Rams) Rose Bowl
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