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1979 San Francisco 49ers season

 

1979 San Francisco 49ers season

1979 San Francisco 49ers season
Head coach Bill Walsh
Home field Candlestick Park
Results
Record 2–14
Division place 4th NFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Uniform
Timeline
Previous season      Next season
< 1978      1980 >

The 1979 San Francisco 49ers season was the team's 30th year with the National Football League. The season is noted for being O.J. Simpson’s final year and Joe Montana’s first season in the NFL, as well as the first year head coaching the 49ers for Bill Walsh.

The 1979 49ers are the only team in NFL history to lose 12 games in which they held a lead at one point in the game.[1]

Offseason

NFL Draft

Personnel

Staff

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 2, 1979 at Minnesota Vikings L 28-22
46,539
2 September 9, 1979 Dallas Cowboys L 21-13
56,728
3 September 16, 1979 at Los Angeles Rams L 27-24
44,303
4 September 23, 1979 New Orleans Saints L 30-21
39,727
5 September 30, 1979 at San Diego Chargers L 31-9
50,893
6 October 7, 1979 Seattle Seahawks L 35-24
44,592
7 October 14, 1979 at New York Giants L 32-16
70,352
8 October 21, 1979 Atlanta Falcons W 20-15
33,952
9 October 28, 1979 Chicago Bears L 28-27
42,773
10 November 4, 1979 at Oakland Raiders L 23-10
52,764
11 November 11, 1979 at New Orleans Saints L 31-20
65,551
12 November 18, 1979 Denver Broncos L 38-28
42,910
13 November 25, 1979 Los Angeles Rams L 26-20
49,282
14 December 2, 1979 at St. Louis Cardinals L 13-10
41,593
15 December 9, 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 23-7
44,506
16 December 16, 1979 at Atlanta Falcons L 31-21
37,211

Standings

Awards and records

Milestones

References

External links

  • 49ers on Pro Football Reference
  • 49ers Schedule on jt-sw.com

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