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1979 Denver Broncos season
Head Coach Robert (Red) Miller
Home Field Mile High Stadium
Results
Record 10–6
Place 2nd AFC West
Playoff Finish Lost AFC Wild Card
Timeline
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1978 1980

The 1979 Denver Broncos season was the team's 20th year in professional football and its 10th with the National Football League.

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 2 Cincinnati Bengals W 10–0 Mile High Stadium 1–0
74,788
2 September 6 Los Angeles Rams L 9–13 Mile High Stadium 1–1
74,884
3 September 16 at Atlanta Falcons W 20–17 (OT) Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium 2–1
57,677
4 September 23 Seattle Seahawks W 37–34 Mile High Stadium 3–1
74,879
5 September 30 at Oakland Raiders L 3–27 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 3–2
52,632
6 October 7 San Diego Chargers W 7–0 Mile High Stadium 4–2
74,997
7 October 14 at Kansas City Chiefs W 24–10 Arrowhead Stadium 5–2
74,292
8 October 22 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 7–42 Three Rivers Stadium 5–3
49,699
9 October 28 Kansas City Chiefs W 20–3 Mile High Stadium 6–3
74,908
10 November 4 New Orleans Saints W 10–3 Mile High Stadium 7–3
74,482
11 November 11 New England Patriots W 45–10 Mile High Stadium 8–3
74,379
12 November 18 at San Francisco 49ers W 38–28 Candlestick Park 9–3
42,910
13 November 25 Oakland Raiders L 10–14 Mile High Stadium 9–4
74,186
14 December 2 at Buffalo Bills W 19–16 Rich Stadium 10–4
37,886
15 December 8 at Seattle Seahawks L 23–28 Kingdome 10–5
60,038
16 December 17 at San Diego Chargers L 7–17 San Diego Stadium 10–6
51,906

Standings

AFC West
Team W L T PCT PF PA
San Diego Chargers 12 4 0 .750 411 246
Denver Broncos 10 6 0 .625 289 262
Seattle Seahawks 9 7 0 .563 378 372
Oakland Raiders 9 7 0 .563 365 337
Kansas City Chiefs 7 9 0 .438 238 262

Playoffs

Round Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
Wild Card Playoffs December 23 at Houston Oilers L 7–13 Astrodome
48,776

References


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Baltimore Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Buffalo Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Los Angeles
Miami Houston Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
1979 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XIV
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