1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

What was the record of the 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers finished the regular season with a 10-6 record. They went 5-3 at home and 5-3 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers went 11-7. Their final game was a loss in the Conference Championship to the Los Angeles Rams.

What division did the 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers play in?

The 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers played in the Central Division of the National Football Conference.

What was the division record of the 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

During the regular season, the 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers went 6-2 against their NFC Central opponents.

Who won the NFC Central in 1979?

The Buccaneers won the NFC Central in the 1979 season with a 10-6 record. The Bears finished with the same record but lost on a tiebreaker. The Vikings finished 3 games back with a 7-9 record. The Packers finished 5 games back with a 5-11 record. The Lions finished 8 games back with a 2-14 record.

What was the 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
Green Bay Packers 2-0 100% +29
Detroit Lions 2-0 100% +17
Minnesota Vikings 1-1 50% +1
Chicago Bears 1-1 50% -10

What was the 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers record by month?

The 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers had their best month in September, when they went 5-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was December, when they went 1-2 and had a 33.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September 5-0 100% +48
October 2-2 50% -11
November 2-2 50% +26
December 1-2 33.3% -27

Did the 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made the Playoffs in 1979. They won their first game against the Philadelphia Eagles in the Divisional Round. They eventually lost against the Los Angeles Rams in the Conference Championship.

What was the point differential for the 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers finished the regular season with a point differential of +36. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Buccaneers could have been expected to have about 9.3 wins, or a 9-7 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers went 5-3. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Buccaneers went 4-3.

How did the 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers went 1-0 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers was a 5 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

The longest losing streak that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had during the 1979 regular season was 3 games, which happened once during the season.

1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sat, Sep 1, 1979 vs Detroit Lions Win 31 - 16
2 Sun, Sep 9, 1979 @ Baltimore Colts Win 29 - 26 OT
3 Sun, Sep 16, 1979 @ Green Bay Packers Win 21 - 10
4 Sun, Sep 23, 1979 vs Los Angeles Rams Win 21 - 6
5 Sun, Sep 30, 1979 @ Chicago Bears Win 17 - 13
6 Sun, Oct 7, 1979 @ New York Giants Loss 14 - 17
7 Sun, Oct 14, 1979 vs New Orleans Saints Loss 14 - 42
8 Sun, Oct 21, 1979 vs Green Bay Packers Win 21 - 3
9 Sun, Oct 28, 1979 @ Minnesota Vikings Win 12 - 10
10 Sun, Nov 4, 1979 @ Atlanta Falcons Loss 14 - 17
11 Sun, Nov 11, 1979 @ Detroit Lions Win 16 - 14
12 Sun, Nov 18, 1979 vs New York Giants Win 31 - 3
13 Sun, Nov 25, 1979 vs Minnesota Vikings Loss 22 - 23
14 Sun, Dec 2, 1979 vs Chicago Bears Loss 0 - 14
15 Sun, Dec 9, 1979 @ San Francisco 49ers Loss 7 - 23
16 Sun, Dec 16, 1979 vs Kansas City Chiefs Win 3 - 0
Playoffs
Div Divisional Round Sat, Dec 29, 1979 vs Philadelphia Eagles Win 24 - 17
CC Conference Championship Sun, Jan 6, 1980 vs Los Angeles Rams Loss 0 - 9

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