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1979 New England Patriots season
Head Coach Ron Erhardt
General Manager Bucko Kilroy
Home Field Schaeffer Stadium
Results
Record 9–7
Place 2nd AFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers G John Hannah
CB Mike Haynes
WR Stanley Morgan
Uniform
AFC-1979-1980-Uniform-NE.PNG
Timeline
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1978 1980

The New England Patriots finished the National Football League's 1979 season with a record of nine wins and seven losses, and finished second in the AFC East division.

Staff

New England Patriots 1979 staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Regular season

Schedule

Week Opponent Result Stadium Record Attendance
1 Pittsburgh Steelers L 13–16 (OT) Schaefer Stadium 0–1
60,978
2 New York Jets W 56–3 Schaefer Stadium 1–1
53,113
3 at Cincinnati Bengals W 20–14 Riverfront Stadium 2–1
41,805
4 San Diego Chargers W 27–21 Schaefer Stadium 3–1
60,916
5 at Green Bay Packers L 14–27 Lambeau Field 3–2
52,842
6 Detroit Lions W 24–17 Schaefer Stadium 4–2
60,629
7 at Chicago Bears W 27–7 Soldier Field 5–2
54,128
8 Miami Dolphins W 28–13 Schaefer Stadium 6–2
61,096
9 at Baltimore Colts L 26–31 Memorial Stadium 6–3
41,029
10 at Buffalo Bills W 26–6 Rich Stadium 7–3
67,935
11 at Denver Broncos L 10–45 Mile High Stadium 7–4
74,379
12 Baltimore Colts W 50–21 Schaefer Stadium 8–4
60,879
13 Buffalo Bills L 13–16 Schaefer Stadium 8–5
60,991
14 at Miami Dolphins L 24–39 Miami Orange Bowl 8–6
69,174
15 at New York Jets L 26–27 Shea Stadium 8–7
45,131
16 Minnesota Vikings W 27–23 Schaefer Stadium 9–7
54,719

Standings

AFC East
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Miami Dolphins 10 6 0 .625 341 257
New England Patriots 9 7 0 .563 411 326
New York Jets 8 8 0 .500 337 383
Buffalo Bills 7 9 0 .438 268 279
Baltimore Colts 5 11 0 .313 271 351

Roster

All of the following players appeared in at least one game for the 1979 New England Patriots.

Name Position Notes

See also

  • New England Patriots seasons
AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
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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