1979 Pittsburgh Steelers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 12-4
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 3-0 Won Super Bowl
Coach: Chuck Noll (12-4)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1979 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
The Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-0.
Offensively, Pittsburgh topped the league with 416 points. At the same time, the rigid defensive squad allowed 262 points. Terry Bradshaw directed the offense, slinging for 3,724 yards. John Stallworth grabbed 70 passes for 1,183 yards.
Franco Harris carried the ball for a team-best 1,186 yards for the Steelers.
Jack Lambert picked off 6 opponent throws.
Chuck Noll coached the team. The 1979 Pittsburgh Steelers won the Super Bowl.
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Regular Season Points For: 416
Regular Season Points Against: 262
|September 3, 1979||Pittsburgh Steelers 16 at New England Patriots 13||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0||OT|
|September 9, 1979||Houston Oilers 7 at Pittsburgh Steelers 38||W||1-0-0||1-0-0||2-0-0|
|September 16, 1979||Pittsburgh Steelers 24 at St. Louis Cardinals 21||W||1-0-0||2-0-0||3-0-0|
|September 23, 1979||Baltimore Colts 13 at Pittsburgh Steelers 17||W||2-0-0||2-0-0||4-0-0|
|September 30, 1979||Pittsburgh Steelers 14 at Philadelphia Eagles 17||L||2-0-0||2-1-0||4-1-0|
|October 7, 1979||Pittsburgh Steelers 51 at Cleveland Browns 35||W||2-0-0||3-1-0||5-1-0|
|October 14, 1979||Pittsburgh Steelers 10 at Cincinnati Bengals 34||L||2-0-0||3-2-0||5-2-0|
|October 22, 1979||Denver Broncos 7 at Pittsburgh Steelers 42||W||3-0-0||3-2-0||6-2-0|
|October 28, 1979||Dallas Cowboys 3 at Pittsburgh Steelers 14||W||4-0-0||3-2-0||7-2-0|
|November 4, 1979||Washington Redskins 7 at Pittsburgh Steelers 38||W||5-0-0||3-2-0||8-2-0|
|November 11, 1979||Pittsburgh Steelers 30 at Kansas City Chiefs 3||W||5-0-0||4-2-0||9-2-0|
|November 18, 1979||Pittsburgh Steelers 7 at San Diego Chargers 35||L||5-0-0||4-3-0||9-3-0|
|November 25, 1979||Cleveland Browns 30 at Pittsburgh Steelers 33||W||6-0-0||4-3-0||10-3-0||OT|
|December 2, 1979||Cincinnati Bengals 17 at Pittsburgh Steelers 37||W||7-0-0||4-3-0||11-3-0|
|December 10, 1979||Pittsburgh Steelers 17 at Houston Oilers 20||L||7-0-0||4-4-0||11-4-0|
|December 16, 1979||Buffalo Bills 0 at Pittsburgh Steelers 28||W||8-0-0||4-4-0||12-4-0|
|December 30, 1979||Miami Dolphins 14 at Pittsburgh Steelers 34||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||AFC Divisional Playoff|
|January 6, 1980||Houston Oilers 13 at Pittsburgh Steelers 27||W||2-0-0||0-0-0||2-0-0||AFC Championship|
|January 20, 1980||Pittsburgh Steelers 31 at St. Louis Cardinals 19||W||2-0-0||1-0-0||3-0-0||Super Bowl 14 Pasadena, CA|