1979 San Diego Chargers

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1979 San Diego Chargers

What was the record of the 1979 San Diego Chargers?

The San Diego Chargers finished the regular season with a 12-4 record. They went 7-1 at home and 5-3 on the road. Including the playoffs, the San Diego Chargers went 12-5. Their final game was a loss in the Divisional Round to the Houston Oilers.

What division did the 1979 San Diego Chargers play in?

The 1979 San Diego Chargers played in the West Division of the American Football Conference.

What was the division record of the 1979 San Diego Chargers?

During the regular season, the 1979 San Diego Chargers went 6-2 against their AFC West opponents.

Who won the AFC West in 1979?

The Chargers won the AFC West in the 1979 season with a 12-4 record. The Broncos finished 2 games back with a 10-6 record. The Raiders finished 3 games back with a 9-7 record. The Seahawks finished 3 games back with a 9-7 record. The Chiefs finished 5 games back with a 7-9 record.

What was the 1979 San Diego Chargers record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
Kansas City Chiefs 2-0 100% +27
Seattle Seahawks 2-0 100% +27
Denver Broncos 1-1 50% +3
Oakland Raiders 1-1 50% -3

What was the 1979 San Diego Chargers record by month?

The 1979 San Diego Chargers had their best month in November, when they went 4-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was October, when they went 2-2 and had a 50% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September 4-1 80% +61
October 2-2 50% +4
November 4-0 100% +57
December 2-1 66.7% +43

Did the 1979 San Diego Chargers make the Playoffs?

Yes, the San Diego Chargers made the Playoffs in 1979. They lost their only game against the Houston Oilers in the Divisional Round.

What was the point differential for the 1979 San Diego Chargers?

The San Diego Chargers finished the regular season with a point differential of +165. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Chargers could have been expected to have about 12.3 wins, or a 12-4 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979 San Diego Chargers perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1979 San Diego Chargers went 3-3. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Chargers went 1-1.

How did the 1979 San Diego Chargers perform in overtime games?

The 1979 San Diego Chargers did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979 San Diego Chargers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979 San Diego Chargers was a 4 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979 San Diego Chargers?

The longest losing streak that the San Diego Chargers had during the 1979 regular season was 1 game, which occured 4 separate times.

1979 San Diego Chargers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sun, Sep 2, 1979 @ Seattle Seahawks Win 33 - 16
2 Sun, Sep 9, 1979 vs Oakland Raiders Win 30 - 10
3 Sun, Sep 16, 1979 vs Buffalo Bills Win 27 - 19
4 Sun, Sep 23, 1979 @ New England Patriots Loss 21 - 27
5 Sun, Sep 30, 1979 vs San Francisco 49ers Win 31 - 9
6 Sun, Oct 7, 1979 @ Denver Broncos Loss 0 - 7
7 Sun, Oct 14, 1979 vs Seattle Seahawks Win 20 - 10
8 Sun, Oct 21, 1979 @ Los Angeles Rams Win 40 - 16
9 Thu, Oct 25, 1979 @ Oakland Raiders Loss 22 - 45
10 Sun, Nov 4, 1979 @ Kansas City Chiefs Win 20 - 14
11 Sun, Nov 11, 1979 @ Cincinnati Bengals Win 26 - 24
12 Sun, Nov 18, 1979 vs Pittsburgh Steelers Win 35 - 7
13 Sun, Nov 25, 1979 vs Kansas City Chiefs Win 28 - 7
14 Sun, Dec 2, 1979 vs Atlanta Falcons Loss 26 - 28
15 Sun, Dec 9, 1979 @ New Orleans Saints Win 35 - 0
16 Mon, Dec 17, 1979 vs Denver Broncos Win 17 - 7
Playoffs
Div Divisional Round Sat, Dec 29, 1979 vs Houston Oilers Loss 14 - 17

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