1979 St. Louis Cardinals Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 5-11
Finishing 5th in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Lost Super Bowl
Coach: Bud Wilkinson (3-10)
Coach: Larry Wilson (2-1)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1979 St. Louis Cardinals Roster
The St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 5 wins and 11 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.
St. Louis racked up 307 points, while the defense conceded 358. Ottis Anderson piled up yardage, accumulating a 1,605 yards for the Cardinals.
Jim Hart threw for 2,218 yards. Pat Tilley grabbed 57 passes for 938 yards.
Ken Stone seized 6 opponent throws.
Bud Wilkinson and Larry Wilson coached the team. The 1979 St. Louis Cardinals lost in the Super Bowl.
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Regular Season Points For: 474
Regular Season Points Against: 495
|September 2, 1979||Dallas Cowboys 22 at St. Louis Cardinals 21||L||0-1-0||0-0-0||0-1-0|
|September 6, 1979||St. Louis Cardinals 13 at Denver Broncos 9||W||0-1-0||1-0-0||1-1-0|
|September 9, 1979||St. Louis Cardinals 27 at New York Giants 14||W||0-1-0||2-0-0||2-1-0|
|September 16, 1979||Pittsburgh Steelers 24 at St. Louis Cardinals 21||L||0-2-0||2-0-0||2-2-0|
|September 23, 1979||Washington Redskins 17 at St. Louis Cardinals 7||L||0-3-0||2-0-0||2-3-0|
|September 23, 1979||St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21||L||0-3-0||2-1-0||2-4-0|
|September 30, 1979||St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Los Angeles Rams 21||L||0-3-0||2-2-0||2-5-0|
|October 7, 1979||St. Louis Cardinals 35 at New Orleans Saints 17||W||0-3-0||3-2-0||3-5-0|
|October 7, 1979||St. Louis Cardinals 24 at Houston Oilers 17||W||0-3-0||4-2-0||4-5-0|
|October 14, 1979||St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Dallas Cowboys 30||L||0-3-0||4-3-0||4-6-0|
|October 14, 1979||Philadelphia Eagles 24 at St. Louis Cardinals 20||L||0-4-0||4-3-0||4-7-0|
|October 21, 1979||St. Louis Cardinals 13 at Dallas Cowboys 22||L||0-4-0||4-4-0||4-8-0|
|October 28, 1979||Cleveland Browns 38 at St. Louis Cardinals 20||L||0-5-0||4-4-0||4-9-0|
|November 4, 1979||St. Louis Cardinals 24 at Seattle Seahawks 0||W||0-5-0||5-4-0||5-9-0|
|November 4, 1979||Minnesota Vikings 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 37||W||1-5-0||5-4-0||6-9-0|
|November 11, 1979||St. Louis Cardinals 28 at Washington Redskins 30||L||1-5-0||5-5-0||6-10-0|
|November 11, 1979||St. Louis Cardinals 23 at Chicago Bears 27||L||1-5-0||5-6-0||6-11-0|
|November 18, 1979||St. Louis Cardinals 13 at Philadelphia Eagles 16||L||1-5-0||5-7-0||6-12-0|
|November 25, 1979||St. Louis Cardinals 28 at Cincinnati Bengals 34||L||1-5-0||5-8-0||6-13-0|
|November 25, 1979||St. Louis Cardinals 26 at San Francisco 49ers 20||W||1-5-0||6-8-0||7-13-0|
|December 2, 1979||San Francisco 49ers 10 at St. Louis Cardinals 13||W||2-5-0||6-8-0||8-13-0|
|December 9, 1979||New York Giants 20 at St. Louis Cardinals 29||W||3-5-0||6-8-0||9-13-0|
|December 9, 1979||St. Louis Cardinals 34 at Atlanta Falcons 13||W||3-5-0||7-8-0||10-13-0|
|December 16, 1979||St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Chicago Bears 42||L||3-5-0||7-9-0||10-14-0|
|December 30, 1979||St. Louis Cardinals 21 at Dallas Cowboys 19||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0||NFC Divisional Playoff|
|January 6, 1980||St. Louis Cardinals 9 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 0||W||0-0-0||2-0-0||2-0-0||NFC Championship|
|January 20, 1980||Pittsburgh Steelers 31 at St. Louis Cardinals 19||L||0-1-0||2-0-0||2-1-0||Super Bowl 14 Pasadena, CA|