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1979 Denver Broncos season

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1979 Denver Broncos season

1979 Denver Broncos season
Head coach Red Miller
Home field Mile High Stadium
Record 10–6
Division place 2nd AFC West
Playoff finish Lost AFC Wild Card
Previous season      Next season
< 1978      1980 >

The 1979 Denver Broncos season was the team's 20th year in professional football and its 10th with the National Football League.

Regular season


Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 2 Cincinnati Bengals W 10–0 Mile High Stadium 1–0
2 September 6 Los Angeles Rams L 9–13 Mile High Stadium 1–1
3 September 16 at Atlanta Falcons W 20–17 (OT) Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium 2–1
4 September 23 Seattle Seahawks W 37–34 Mile High Stadium 3–1
5 September 30 at Oakland Raiders L 3–27 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 3–2
6 October 7 San Diego Chargers W 7–0 Mile High Stadium 4–2
7 October 14 at Kansas City Chiefs W 24–10 Arrowhead Stadium 5–2
8 October 22 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 7–42 Three Rivers Stadium 5–3
9 October 28 Kansas City Chiefs W 20–3 Mile High Stadium 6–3
10 November 4 New Orleans Saints W 10–3 Mile High Stadium 7–3
11 November 11 New England Patriots W 45–10 Mile High Stadium 8–3
12 November 18 at San Francisco 49ers W 38–28 Candlestick Park 9–3
13 November 25 Oakland Raiders L 10–14 Mile High Stadium 9–4
14 December 2 at Buffalo Bills W 19–16 Rich Stadium 10–4
15 December 8 at Seattle Seahawks L 23–28 Kingdome 10–5
16 December 17 at San Diego Chargers L 7–17 San Diego Stadium 10–6

Game summaries

Week 1

1 234Total
Bengals 0 000 0
• Broncos 0 370 10




Round Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
Wild Card Playoffs December 23 at Houston Oilers L 7–13 Astrodome


  • Broncos on Pro Football Reference
  • Broncos Schedule on

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