1979 Green Bay Packers Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-11
Finishing 4th in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Bart Starr (5-11)
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin
1979 Green Bay Packers Statistics
1979 Green Bay Packers Roster

The Green Bay Packers of the National Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 5 wins and 11 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.

Green Bay eked out just 246 points, while the defense yielded 316. David Whitehurst threw for 2,247 yards. Paul Coffman snagged 56 passes, while James Lofton accumulated 968 receiving yards.

Terdell Middleton carried the ball for a team-best 495 yards for the Packers, and Eric Torkelson also contributed to the rushing attack.

Johnnie Gray picked off 5 opponent throws.

Bart Starr coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 246
Regular Season Points Against: 316

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 2, 1979 Green Bay Packers 3 at Chicago Bears 6 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
September 9, 1979 New Orleans Saints 19 at Green Bay Packers 28 W 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 Milwaukee
September 16, 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21 at Green Bay Packers 10 L 1-1-0 0-1-0 1-2-0
September 23, 1979 Green Bay Packers 21 at Minnesota Vikings 27 L 1-1-0 0-2-0 1-3-0 OT
October 1, 1979 New England Patriots 14 at Green Bay Packers 27 W 2-1-0 0-2-0 2-3-0
October 7, 1979 Green Bay Packers 7 at Atlanta Falcons 25 L 2-1-0 0-3-0 2-4-0
October 14, 1979 Detroit Lions 16 at Green Bay Packers 24 W 3-1-0 0-3-0 3-4-0 Milwaukee
October 21, 1979 Green Bay Packers 3 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21 L 3-1-0 0-4-0 3-5-0
October 28, 1979 Green Bay Packers 7 at Miami Dolphins 27 L 3-1-0 0-5-0 3-6-0
November 4, 1979 New York Jets 27 at Green Bay Packers 22 L 3-2-0 0-5-0 3-7-0
November 11, 1979 Minnesota Vikings 7 at Green Bay Packers 19 W 4-2-0 0-5-0 4-7-0 Milwaukee
November 18, 1979 Green Bay Packers 12 at Buffalo Bills 19 L 4-2-0 0-6-0 4-8-0
November 25, 1979 Philadelphia Eagles 21 at Green Bay Packers 10 L 4-3-0 0-6-0 4-9-0
December 2, 1979 Green Bay Packers 21 at Washington Redskins 38 L 4-3-0 0-7-0 4-10-0
December 9, 1979 Chicago Bears 15 at Green Bay Packers 14 L 4-4-0 0-7-0 4-11-0
December 15, 1979 Green Bay Packers 18 at Detroit Lions 13 W 4-4-0 1-7-0 5-11-0


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