1979 Oakland Raiders Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-7
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Tom Flores (9-7)
Location: Oakland, California
1979 Oakland Raiders Statistics
1979 Oakland Raiders Roster

The Oakland Raiders of the National Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, finishing third in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

The Raiders chalked up 365 points, and the defensive squad conceded 337. Ken Stabler led the charge, passing for 3,615 yards. Cliff Branch hauled in 59 passes for 844 yards. Mark van Eeghen, Dave Casper and Raymond Chester each contributed to the receiving game as well.

Mark van Eeghen ran for a team-best 818 yards for Oakland.

The sticky-fingered defense created 46 turnovers. Lester Hayes picked off 7 errant tosses from the opposition.

Tom Flores coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 365
Regular Season Points Against: 337

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 2, 1979 Oakland Raiders 24 at Los Angeles Rams 17 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
September 9, 1979 Oakland Raiders 10 at San Diego Chargers 30 L 0-0-0 1-1-0 1-1-0
September 16, 1979 Oakland Raiders 10 at Seattle Seahawks 27 L 0-0-0 1-2-0 1-2-0
September 23, 1979 Oakland Raiders 7 at Kansas City Chiefs 35 L 0-0-0 1-3-0 1-3-0
September 30, 1979 Denver Broncos 3 at Oakland Raiders 27 W 1-0-0 1-3-0 2-3-0
October 8, 1979 Miami Dolphins 3 at Oakland Raiders 13 W 2-0-0 1-3-0 3-3-0
October 14, 1979 Atlanta Falcons 19 at Oakland Raiders 50 W 3-0-0 1-3-0 4-3-0
October 21, 1979 Oakland Raiders 19 at New York Jets 28 L 3-0-0 1-4-0 4-4-0
October 25, 1979 San Diego Chargers 22 at Oakland Raiders 45 W 4-0-0 1-4-0 5-4-0
November 4, 1979 San Francisco 49ers 10 at Oakland Raiders 23 W 5-0-0 1-4-0 6-4-0
November 11, 1979 Oakland Raiders 17 at Houston Oilers 31 L 5-0-0 1-5-0 6-5-0
November 18, 1979 Kansas City Chiefs 24 at Oakland Raiders 21 L 5-1-0 1-5-0 6-6-0
November 25, 1979 Oakland Raiders 14 at Denver Broncos 10 W 5-1-0 2-5-0 7-6-0
December 3, 1979 Oakland Raiders 42 at New Orleans Saints 35 W 5-1-0 3-5-0 8-6-0
December 9, 1979 Cleveland Browns 14 at Oakland Raiders 19 W 6-1-0 3-5-0 9-6-0
December 16, 1979 Seattle Seahawks 29 at Oakland Raiders 24 L 6-2-0 3-5-0 9-7-0