1979 New Orleans Saints

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1979 New Orleans Saints

What was the record of the 1979 New Orleans Saints?

The New Orleans Saints finished the regular season with a 8-8 record. They went 3-5 at home and 5-3 on the road.

What division did the 1979 New Orleans Saints play in?

The 1979 New Orleans Saints played in the West Division of the National Football Conference.

What was the division record of the 1979 New Orleans Saints?

During the regular season, the 1979 New Orleans Saints went 4-2 against their NFC West opponents.

What was the 1979 New Orleans Saints record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
San Francisco 49ers 2-0 100% +20
Atlanta Falcons 1-1 50% +25
Los Angeles Rams 1-1 50% -3

What was the 1979 New Orleans Saints record by month?

The 1979 New Orleans Saints had their best month in October, when they went 3-1 and had a 75% win percentage. Their worst month was December, when they went 1-2 and had a 33.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September 2-3 40% -8
October 3-1 75% +24
November 2-2 50% +21
December 1-2 33.3% -27

Did the 1979 New Orleans Saints make the Playoffs?

No, the Saints didn't make the Playoffs in 1979.

What was the point differential for the 1979 New Orleans Saints?

The New Orleans Saints finished the regular season with a point differential of +10. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Saints could have been expected to have about 8.3 wins, or a 8-8 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979 New Orleans Saints perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1979 New Orleans Saints went 1-3. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Saints went 0-1.

How did the 1979 New Orleans Saints perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1979 New Orleans Saints went 0-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979 New Orleans Saints?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979 New Orleans Saints was a 3 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979 New Orleans Saints?

The longest losing streak that the New Orleans Saints had during the 1979 regular season was 3 games, which happened once during the season.

1979 New Orleans Saints Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sun, Sep 2, 1979 vs Atlanta Falcons Loss 34 - 40 OT
2 Sun, Sep 9, 1979 @ Green Bay Packers Loss 19 - 28
3 Sun, Sep 16, 1979 vs Philadelphia Eagles Loss 14 - 26
4 Sun, Sep 23, 1979 @ San Francisco 49ers Win 30 - 21
5 Sun, Sep 30, 1979 vs New York Giants Win 24 - 14
6 Sun, Oct 7, 1979 vs Los Angeles Rams Loss 17 - 35
7 Sun, Oct 14, 1979 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers Win 42 - 14
8 Sun, Oct 21, 1979 vs Detroit Lions Win 17 - 7
9 Sun, Oct 28, 1979 @ Washington Redskins Win 14 - 10
10 Sun, Nov 4, 1979 @ Denver Broncos Loss 3 - 10
11 Sun, Nov 11, 1979 vs San Francisco 49ers Win 31 - 20
12 Sun, Nov 18, 1979 @ Seattle Seahawks Loss 24 - 38
13 Sun, Nov 25, 1979 @ Atlanta Falcons Win 37 - 6
14 Mon, Dec 3, 1979 vs Oakland Raiders Loss 35 - 42
15 Sun, Dec 9, 1979 vs San Diego Chargers Loss 0 - 35
16 Sun, Dec 16, 1979 @ Los Angeles Rams Win 29 - 14

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