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1979 Pittsburgh Steelers season

1979 Pittsburgh Steelers season
Head coach Chuck Noll
General manager Dick Haley
Owner Art Rooney
Home field Three Rivers Stadium
Results
Record 12–4
Division place 1st AFC Central
Playoff finish Won Divisional Playoffs (Dolphins) 34–14
Won AFC Championship (Oilers) 27–13
Won Super Bowl XIV (Rams) 31–19
Pro Bowlers
AP All-Pros
Team MVP John Stallworth
Timeline
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< 1978 1980 >

The 1979 Pittsburgh Steelers season saw the Steelers successfully defend their Super Bowl Championship from the previous year as they achieved a 12–4 record and went on to defeat the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl XIV.

With the win, and the Pittsburgh Pirates win in the 1979 World Series, Pittsburgh would be the last city to claim Super Bowl and World Series wins in the same year until the New York Mets won the 1986 World Series in 7 games over the Boston Red Sox, and the New York Giants won Super Bowl XXI 39–20 over the Denver Broncos.

Personnel

Staff

1979 Pittsburgh Steelers staff
Front office
  • Chairman of the Board – Arthur J. Rooney
  • President – Daniel M. Rooney
  • Vice President – John R. McGinley
  • Vice President – Arthur J. Rooney, Jr.
  • Public Relations Director – Ed Kiely
  • Traveling Secretary – James A. Boston
  • Publicity Director – Joe Gordon
  • Controller – Dennis P. Thimons
  • Assistant Controller – James S. Maund
  • Director of Ticket Sales – Geraldine Glenn
  • Director of Player Personnel – Dick Haley
  • Assistant Director of Player Personnel – Bill Nunn
  • Director of Professional Scouting – V. Timothy Rooney
  • Talent Scout – West Coast – Bob Schmitz
  • Pro Talent Scout – Tom Modrak
  • College Talent Scout – Joe Krupa

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches


Strength and conditioning

  • Strength – Louis Riecke
  • Flexibility – Paul Uram
  • Physician, M.D. – Dr. David S. Huber
  • Physician, M.D. – Dr. Anthony P. Yates
  • Physician, Orthopedic – Dr. Paul B. Steele, Jr.
  • Dentist – Dr. George P. Boucek
  • Trainer – Ralph Berlin
  • Assistant Trainer – Robert Milie
  • Equipment Manager – Anthony Parisi
  • Field Manager – Jack Hart
  • Film Director – Bob McCartney
  • Photographer – Harry Homa

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Roster

1979 Pittsburgh Steelers final roster
Quarterbacks

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Offensive linemen

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Practice squad [2] [3] [4]


Rookies in italics
46 Active, 6 Inactive, 0 Practice squad

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Kickoff (ET) TV Opponent Result Record Game Site
1 Mon. Sep. 3 9:00 pm ABC at New England Patriots W 16–13 OT 1–0 Schaefer Stadium
2 Sun. Sep. 9 1:00 pm NBC Houston Oilers W 38–7 2–0 Three Rivers Stadium
3 Sun. Sep. 16 4:00 pm NBC at St. Louis Cardinals W 24–21 3–0 Busch Memorial Stadium
4 Sun. Sep. 23 1:00 pm NBC Baltimore Colts W 17–13 4–0 Three Rivers Stadium
5 Sun. Sep. 30 1:00 pm NBC at Philadelphia Eagles L 14-17 4–1 Veterans Stadium
6 Sun. Oct. 7 4:00 pm NBC at Cleveland Browns W 51–35 5–1 Cleveland Municipal Stadium
7 Sun. Oct. 14 1:00 pm NBC at Cincinnati Bengals L 10-34 5–2 Riverfront Stadium
8 Mon. Oct. 22 9:00 pm ABC Denver Broncos W 42–7 6–2 Three Rivers Stadium
9 Sun. Oct. 28 1:00 pm CBS Dallas Cowboys W 14–3 7–2 Three Rivers Stadium
10 Sun. Nov. 4 1:00 pm CBS Washington Redskins W 38–7 8–2 Three Rivers Stadium
11 Sun. Nov. 11 1:00 pm NBC at Kansas City Chiefs W 30–3 9–2 Arrowhead Stadium
12 Sun. Nov. 18 4:00 pm NBC at San Diego Chargers L 7-35 9–3 San Diego Stadium
13 Sun. Nov. 25 1:00 pm NBC Cleveland Browns W 33–30 OT 10–3 Three Rivers Stadium
14 Sun. Dec. 2 1:00 pm NBC Cincinnati Bengals W 37–17 11–3 Three Rivers Stadium
15 Mon. Dec. 10 9:00 pm ABC at Houston Oilers L 17-20 11–4 Astrodome
16 Sun. Dec. 16 1:00 pm NBC Buffalo Bills W 28–0 12–4 Three Rivers Stadium

Game summaries

Week 1: at New England Patriots

1 2 34OTTotal
Steelers 0 6 07316
Patriots 0 3 37013

at Schaefer Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts

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First Quarter
  • NE – Russ Francis 4-yard pass from Steve Grogan (John Smith kick)
Second Quarter
  • PIT – Sidney Thornton 2-yard run (kick failed)
  • NE – John Smith 31-yard field goal
  • NE – John Smith 32-yard field goal
Fourth Quarter
  • PIT – Sidney Thornton 21-yard pass from Terry Bradshaw (Matt Bahr kick)
Overtime
  • PIT – Matt Bahr 41-yard field goal
Passing
  • PIT: Terry Bradshaw 15/26, 221 yards, TD
  • NE: Steve Grogan 11/33, 123 yards, TD, 2 INT
Rushing
  • PIT: Franco Harris 26 att, 74 yards
  • NE: Sam Cunningham 17 att, 62 yards
Receiving
  • PIT: John Stallworth 5 rec, 95 yards
  • NE: Russ Francis 5 rec, 53 yards, TD

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Week 2: vs. Houston Oilers

1 2 34Total
Oilers 0 0 077
Steelers 7 3 141438

at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Date: Sunday, September 9
  • Game time: 1:00 pm EDT
  • Game weather: 63°F, (Partly Cloudy) wind 6 mph
  • Game attendance: 49,792
  • Referee: Pat Haggerty
  • TV announcers (NBC): Dick Enberg (play by play), Merlin Olsen (color commentator)
  • Box Score

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First Quarter
  • PIT – Sidney Thornton 1-yard run (Matt Bahr kick)
Second Quarter
  • PIT – Matt Bahr 45-yard field goal
Third Quarter
  • PIT – Sidney Thornton 16-yard pass from Terry Bradshaw (Matt Bahr kick)
  • PIT – Greg Hawthorne 8-yard run (Matt Bahr kick)
Fourth Quarter
  • PIT – Jim Smith 18-yard pass from Terry Bradshaw (Matt Bahr kick)
  • PIT – Dirt Winston 41-yard interception return (Matt Bahr kick)
  • HOU – Guido Merkins 9-yard pass from Gifford Nielsen (Toni Fritsch kick)
Passing
  • HOU: Gifford Nielsen 4/11, 41 yards, TD, 2 INT
  • PIT: Terry Bradshaw 12/29, 198 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT
Rushing
  • HOU: Earl Campbell 16 att, 38 yards
  • PIT: Franco Harris 14 att, 42 yards
Receiving
  • HOU: Billy Johnson 2 rec, 32 yards
  • PIT: Lynn Swann 5 rec, 95 yards

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Week 3: at St. Louis Cardinals

1 2 34Total
Steelers 7 0 01724
Cardinals 9 6 6021

at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri

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First Quarter
Second Quarter
  • STL – Theotis Brown 1-yard run (kick failed)
Third Quarter
  • STL – Mike Wood 24-yard field goal
  • STL – Mike Wood 27-yard field goal
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 14/31, 206 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT
  • STL – Jim Hart 12/24, 132 yards
Rushing
  • PIT – Rocky Bleier 13 att, 73 yards, TD
  • STL – Theotis Brown 14 att, 69 yards, TD
Receiving
  • PIT – John Stallworth 6 rec, 80 yards, TD
  • STL – Mel Gray 1 rec, 48 yards

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Week 4: vs. Baltimore Colts

1 2 34Total
Colts 10 0 3013
Steelers 7 3 0717

at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Date: Sunday, September 23
  • Game time: 1:00 pm EDT
  • Game weather: 66°F, (Sunny) wind 10 mph
  • Game attendance: 49,483
  • Referee: Gordon McCarter
  • TV announcers (NBC): Sam Nover (play by play), Bob Trumpy (color commentator)
  • Box Score

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First Quarter
  • BAL – Steve Mike-Mayer 27-yard field goal
  • PIT – John Stallworth 47-yard pass from Terry Bradshaw (Matt Bahr kick)
  • BAL – Roger Carr 36-yard pass from Greg Landry (Steve Mike-Mayer kick)
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
  • BAL – Steve Mike-Mayer 24-yard field goal
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • BAL – Greg Landry 17/34, 195 yards, TD, 2 INT
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 19/29, 249 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT
Rushing
  • BAL – Joe Washington 21 att, 65 yards
  • PIT – Sidney Thornton 13 att, 129 yards
Receiving
  • BAL – Roger Carr 4 rec, 68 yards, TD
  • PIT – John Stallworth 4 rec, 83 yards, TD

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Week 5: at Philadelphia Eagles

1 2 34Total
Steelers 0 7 0714
Eagles 0 7 10017

at Veterans Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Date: Sunday, September 30
  • Game time: 1:00 pm EDT
  • Game weather: 68 F, wind 12 mph
  • Game attendance: 70,352
  • Referee: Cal Lepore
  • TV announcers (NBC): Charlie Jones (play by play), Len Dawson (color commentator)
  • Box Score

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Second Quarter
Third Quarter
  • PHI – Tony Franklin 48-yard field goal
  • PHI – Wilbert Montgomery 1-yard run (Tony Franklin kick)
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 12/26, 176 yards, TD, 2 INT
  • PHI – Ron Jaworski 11/20, 158 yards, 2 INT
Rushing
  • PIT – Sidney Thornton 16 att, 88 yards, TD
  • PHI – Wilbert Montgomery 28 att, 98 yards, TD
Receiving
  • PIT – John Stallworth 5 rec, 102 yards, TD
  • PHI – Keith Krepfle 4 rec, 95 yards

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Week 6: at Cleveland Browns

1 2 34Total
Steelers 21 9 71451
Browns 0 14 71435

at Cleveland Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio

  • Date: Sunday, October 7
  • Game time: 4:00 pm EDT
  • Game weather: 48 F, wind 17 mph
  • Game attendance: 81,260
  • Referee: Jim Tunney
  • TV announcers (NBC): Don Criqui (play by play), John Brodie (color commentator)
  • Box Score

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First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 12/21, 161 yards, 3 TD
  • CLE – Brian Sipe 22/41, 351 yards, 5 TD, 3 INT
Rushing
  • PIT – Franco Harris 19 att, 153 yards, 2 TD
  • CLE – Mike Pruitt 15 att, 73 yards
Receiving
  • PIT – John Stallworth 4 rec, 96 yards, TD
  • CLE – Ozzie Newsome 6 rec, 97 yards, TD

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Week 7: at Cincinnati Bengals

1 2 34Total
Steelers 3 0 0710
Bengals 7 20 0734

at Riverfront Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Date: Sunday, October 14
  • Game time: 1:00 pm EDT
  • Game weather: 40 F, wind 7 mph
  • Game attendance: 52,381
  • Referee: Ben Dreith
  • TV announcers (NBC): Sam Nover (play by play), Bob Trumpy (color commentator)
  • Box Score

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First Quarter
Second Quarter
  • CIN – Pete Johnson 1-yard run (kick failed)
  • CIN – Howard Kurnick 12-yard fumble return (Chris Bahr kick)
  • CIN – Jim LeClair 27-yard fumble return (Chris Bahr kick)
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 21/40, 275 yards, TD, 2 INT
  • CIN – Ken Anderson 9/20, 120 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT
Rushing
  • PIT – Franco Harris 9 att, 45 yards
  • CIN – Charles Alexander 19 att, 91 yards
Receiving
  • PIT – John Stallworth 6 rec, 126 yards, TD
  • CIN – Archie Griffin 4 rec, 65 yards

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Week 8: vs. Denver Broncos

1 2 34Total
Broncos 7 0 007
Steelers 7 21 01442

at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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First Quarter
Second Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • DEN – Craig Morton 16/31, 261 yards, TD, INT
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 18/24, 267 yards, 2 TD, INT
Rushing
  • DEN – Jon Keyworth 4 att, 29 yards
  • PIT – Franco Harris 17 att, 121 yards, 2 TD
Receiving
  • DEN – Haven Moses 5 rec, 133 yards, TD
  • PIT – Lynn Swann 2 rec, 76 yards, TD

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Week 9: vs. Dallas Cowboys

1 2 34Total
Cowboys 0 3 003
Steelers 0 7 7014

at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Passing
  • DAL – Roger Staubach 11/25, 113 yards
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 11/25, 126 yards
Rushing
  • DAL – Tony Dorsett 19 att, 73 yards
  • PIT – Franco Harris 18 att, 102 yards, 2 TD
Receiving
  • DAL – Drew Pearson 5 rec, 89 yards
  • PIT – John Stallworth 7 rec, 98 yards

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Week 10: vs. Washington Redskins

1 2 34Total
Redskins 0 7 007
Steelers 7 17 7738

at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Date: Sunday, November 4
  • Game time: 1:00 pm EST
  • Game weather: 53°F, (Sunny) wind 7 mph
  • Game attendance: 49,462
  • Referee: Gordon McCarter
  • TV announcers (CBS): Curt Gowdy (play by play), Hank Stram (color commentator)
  • Box Score

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First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
  • PIT – Rick Moser 2-yard run (Matt Bahr kick)
Passing
  • WAS – Joe Theismann 14/31, 147 yards, INT
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 15/27, 311 yards, 4 TD, INT
Rushing
  • WAS – John Riggins 13 att, 56 yards, TD
  • PIT – Franco Harris 15 att, 62 yards
Receiving
  • WAS – Danny Buggs 3 rec, 37 yards
  • PIT – John Stallworth 6 rec, 126 yards, 2 TD

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Week 11: at Kansas City Chiefs

1 2 34Total
Steelers 10 10 01030
Chiefs 0 0 303

at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

  • Date: Sunday, November 11
  • Game time: 1:00 pm EST
  • Game weather: 34 F, wind 15 mph
  • Game attendance: 70,132
  • Referee: Fred Wyant
  • TV announcers (NBC): Don Criqui (play by play), John Brodie (color commentator)
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First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 17/29, 232 yards, 3 TD, 2 INT
  • KC – Steve Fuller 9/20, 89 yards, INT
Rushing
  • PIT – Franco Harris 20 att, 68 yards
  • KC – Mike Williams 6 att, 19 yards
Receiving
  • PIT – John Stallworth 4 rec, 88 yards, TD
  • KC – J.T. Smith 3 rec, 47 yards

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Week 12: at San Diego Chargers

1 2 34Total
Steelers 0 0 707
Chargers 7 14 7735

at San Diego Stadium, San Diego, California

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First Quarter
  • SD – John Jefferson 16-yard pass from Dan Fouts (Mike Wood kick)
Second Quarter
  • SD – Bob Klein 6-yard pass from Dan Fouts (Mike Wood kick)
  • SD – Bo Matthews 2-yard run (Mike Wood kick)
Third Quarter
  • PIT – Rocky Bleier 2-yard run (Matt Bahr kick)
  • SD – Woodrow Lowe 77-yard interception return (Mike Wood kick)
Fourth Quarter
  • SD – Hank Bauer 2-yard run (Mike Wood kick)
Passing
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 18/36, 153 yards, 5 INT
  • SD – Dan Fouts 11/24, 137 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT
Rushing
  • PIT – Franco Harris 20 att, 44 yards
  • SD – Mike Thomas 13 att, 53 yards
Receiving
  • PIT – John Stallworth 4 rec, 55 yards
  • SD – John Jefferson 5 rec, 106 yards, TD

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Week 13: vs. Cleveland Browns

1 2 34OTTotal
Browns 10 10 73030
Steelers 3 10 017333

at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Date: Sunday, November 25
  • Game time: 1:00 pm EST
  • Game weather: 62°F, (Cloudy) wind 6 mph
  • Game attendance: 48,773
  • Referee: Ben Dreith
  • TV announcers (NBC): Charlie Jones (play by play), Len Dawson (color commentator)
  • Box Score

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First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Overtime
Passing
  • CLE – Brian Sipe 23/38, 333 yards, 3 TD, INT
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 30/44, 364 yards, TD, INT
Rushing
  • CLE – Brian Sipe 3 att, 30 yards
  • PIT – Franco Harris 32 att, 151 yards, 2 TD
Receiving
  • CLE – Dave Logan 7 rec, 135 yards, TD
  • PIT – Franco Harris 9 rec, 81 yards, TD

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Week 14: vs. Cincinnati Bengals

1 2 34Total
Bengals 0 10 7017
Steelers 10 14 10337

at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Date: Sunday, December 2
  • Game time: 1:00 pm EST
  • Game weather: 33°F, (Cloudy) wind 12 mph
  • Game attendance: 46,251
  • Referee: Jim Tunney
  • TV announcers (NBC): Dick Enberg (play by play), Merlin Olsen (color commentator)
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First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • CIN – Ken Anderson 20/36, 258 yards, 2 TD
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 17/29, 339 yards, 2 TD, INT
Rushing
  • CIN – Pete Johnson 18 att, 51 yards
  • PIT – Franco Harris 20 att, 92 yards, TD
Receiving
  • CIN – Isaac Curtis 5 rec, 119 yards, 2 TD
  • PIT – Lynn Swann 5 rec, 192 yards, 2 TD

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Week 15: at Houston Oilers

1 2 34Total
Steelers 0 0 31417
Oilers 0 7 31020

at Astrodome, Houston, Texas

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Second Quarter
  • HOU – Ken Burrough 25 pass from Dan Pastorini (Toni Fritsch kick)
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 14/29, 137 yards, TD, 2 INT
  • HOU – Dan Pastorini 10/16, 170 yards, TD
Rushing
  • PIT – Franco Harris 12 att, 59 yards
  • HOU – Earl Campbell 33 att, 109 yards
Receiving
  • PIT – Bennie Cunningham 2 rec, 67 yards
  • HOU – Ken Burrough 3 rec, 48 yards, TD

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Week 16: vs. Buffalo Bills

1 2 34Total
Bills 0 0 000
Steelers 7 7 7728

at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Date: Sunday, December 16
  • Game time: 1:00 pm EST
  • Game weather: 48°F, (Cloudy) wind 13 mph
  • Game attendance: 48,002
  • Referee: Fred Silva
  • TV announcers (NBC): Don Criqui (play by play), John Brodie (color commentator)
  • Box Score

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Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • BUF – Joe Ferguson 11/31, 103 yards, 2 INT
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 14/27, 209 yards, TD, 2 INT
Rushing
  • BUF – Mike Collier 16 att, 49 yards
  • PIT – Franco Harris 21 att, 100 yards, 2 TD
Receiving
  • BUF – Jerry Butler 3 rec, 54 yards
  • PIT – Lynn Swann 3 rec, 61 yards, TD

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Standings

AFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Pittsburgh Steelers(2) 12 4 0 .750 4–2 9–3 416 262 W1
Houston Oilers(4) 11 5 0 .688 4–2 9–3 362 331 L1
Cleveland Browns 9 7 0 .563 2–4 6–6 359 352 L2
Cincinnati Bengals 4 12 0 .250 2–4 2–10 337 421 W1

Postseason

Schedule

Week Date Kickoff (ET) TV Opponent Result Game Site
Divisional Sun. Dec. 30 12:30 pm NBC Miami Dolphins W 34–14 Three Rivers Stadium
Conference Sun. Jan. 6 1:00 pm NBC Houston Oilers W 27–13 Three Rivers Stadium
Super Bowl XIV Sun. Jan. 20 6:15 pm CBS vs. Los Angeles Rams W 31–19 Rose Bowl

Game summaries

AFC Divisional Playoff: vs. Miami Dolphins

1 2 34Total
Dolphins 0 0 7714
Steelers 20 0 7734

at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Date: Sunday, December 30
  • Game time: 12:30 pm EST
  • Game weather: 28°F (Fog)
  • Game attendance: 50,214
  • Referee: Cal Lepore
  • TV announcers (NBC): Don Criqui (play by play), John Brodie (color commentator)
  • Box Score

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Passing
  • MIA – Don Strock 8/14, 125 yards, INT
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 21/31, 230 yards, 2 TD
Rushing
  • MIA – Larry Csonka 10 att, 20 yards, TD
  • PIT – Franco Harris 21 att, 83 yards, TD
Receiving
  • MIA – Nat Moore 5 rec, 93 yards
  • PIT – John Stallworth 6 rec, 86 yards, TD

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AFC Championship: vs. Houston Oilers

1 2 34Total
Oilers 7 3 0313
Steelers 3 14 01027

at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Date: Sunday, January 6
  • Game time: 1:00 pm EST
  • Game weather: 27°F, (Light Freezing Rain) wind 18 mph
  • Game attendance: 50,475
  • Referee: Jim Tunney
  • TV announcers (NBC): Dick Enberg (play by play), Merlin Olsen (color commentators)
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  • HOU – Vernon Perry 75-yard interception return (Toni Fritsch kick)
  • PIT – Matt Bahr 21-yard field goal
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Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • HOU – Dan Pastorini 19/28, 203 yards, INT
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 18/30, 219 yards, 2 TD, INT
Rushing
  • HOU – Earl Campbell 17 att, 15 yards
  • PIT – Franco Harris 21 att, 85 yards
Receiving
  • HOU – Tim Wilson 7 rec, 60 yards
  • PIT – Lynn Swann 4 rec, 64 yards

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Super Bowl XIV: vs. Los Angeles Rams

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1 2 34Total
Rams 7 6 6019
Steelers 3 7 71431

at Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena, California

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Fourth Quarter
Passing
  • LA – Vince Ferragamo 15/25, 212 yards, INT
  • PIT – Terry Bradshaw 14/21, 309 yards, 2 TD, 3 INT
Rushing
  • LA – Wendell Tyler 17 att, 60 yards
  • PIT – Franco Harris 20 att, 46 yards, 2 TD
Receiving
  • LA – Billy Waddy 3 rec, 75 yards
  • PIT – John Stallworth 3 rec, 121 yards, TD

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Statistics

Passing

Player Comp Att Yards TD INT
Terry Bradshaw 259 472 3,724 26 25

Rushing

Player Att Yards TD
Franco Harris 267 1,186 11
Sidney Thornton 118 585 6
Rocky Bleier 92 434 4
Terry Bradshaw 21 83
Lynn Swann 1 9

Receiving

Player Rec Yards TD
John Stallworth 70 1,183 8
Lynn Swann 41 808 5
Bennie Cunningham 36 512 4
Franco Harris 36 291 1
Rocky Bleier 31 277
Sidney Thornton 16 231 4

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Honors and awards

References

  1. 1979 Pittsburgh Steelers Media Guide. 
  2. 1979 Pittsburgh Steelers Media Guide. 
  3. 1980 Pittsburgh Steelers Media Guide. 
  4. "1979 Pittsburgh Steelers". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved December 18, 2014. 
  5. Pro-Football-Reference.com

External links

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