1979 Cincinnati Bengals Schedule & Results

1979 Cincinnati Bengals schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Preseason

Saturday, August 4, 1979 FINAL
Cincinnati (1-0) 40
Detroit (0-1) 28
Saturday, August 11, 1979 FINAL
Green Bay (1-1) 5
Cincinnati (2-0) 20
Saturday, August 18, 1979 FINAL
Cincinnati (2-1) 13
Chicago (3-0) 17
Saturday, August 25, 1979 FINAL
Tampa Bay (2-2) 24
Cincinnati (2-2) 13

Regular Season

Sun 9/2 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (0-1) 00000
Denver (1-0) 037010
Pass
K. Anderson (CIN), 27-17-148, 0 INT, 0 TD
N. Weese (DEN), 20-13-202, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
A. Griffin (CIN), 11-37
D. Preston (DEN), 10-70
Rec
D. Bass (CIN), 5-66
R. Odoms (DEN), 4-58
Sun 9/9 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (0-2) 0107724
Buffalo (1-1) 010212051
Pass
K. Anderson (CIN), 22-11-196, 1 INT, 1 TD
J. Ferguson (BUF), 21-16-282, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
A. Griffin (CIN), 12-56
R. Hooks (BUF), 5-70, 4 TD
Rec
B. Brooks (CIN), 6-156, 1 TD
J. Butler (BUF), 7-116
Sun 9/16 1234FINAL
New England (2-1) 077620
Cincinnati (0-3) 007714
Pass
S. Grogan (NE), 26-11-176, 0 INT, 1 TD
J. Thompson (CIN), 20-7-83, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
S. Cunningham (NE), 16-61
J. Thompson (CIN), 6-57, 2 TD
Rec
S. Cunningham (NE), 4-27
D. Bass (CIN), 4-43
Sun 9/23 12345F/OT
Houston (3-1) 010170330
Cincinnati (0-4) 141003027
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 33-15-198, 2 INT, 2 TD
J. Thompson (CIN), 21-11-181, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
E. Campbell (HOU), 34-158, 1 TD
P. Johnson (CIN), 25-75, 2 TD
Rec
T. Wilson (HOU), 5-33
A. Griffin (CIN), 3-47
Sun 9/30 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (0-5) 337013
Dallas (4-1) 71410738
Pass
K. Anderson (CIN), 33-17-187, 2 INT, 1 TD
R. Staubach (DAL), 25-12-164, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
C. Alexander (CIN), 9-34
T. Dorsett (DAL), 20-119
Rec
D. Bass (CIN), 8-108, 1 TD
T. Hill (DAL), 5-71, 1 TD
Sun 10/7 1234FINAL
Kansas City (4-2) 0100010
Cincinnati (0-6) 00707
Pass
S. Fuller (KC), 12-7-118, 0 INT, 0 TD
K. Anderson (CIN), 23-12-100, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
T. McKnight (KC), 14-41
P. Johnson (CIN), 15-41
Rec
T. Reed (KC), 3-76
D. Bass (CIN), 3-41
Sun 10/14 1234FINAL
Pittsburgh (5-2) 300710
Cincinnati (1-6) 7200734
Pass
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 40-21-275, 2 INT, 1 TD
K. Anderson (CIN), 20-9-120, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
F. Harris (PIT), 9-45
C. Alexander (CIN), 19-91
Rec
J. Stallworth (PIT), 6-126, 1 TD
A. Griffin (CIN), 4-65
Sun 10/21 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (1-7) 7013727
Cleveland (5-3) 7071428
Pass
K. Anderson (CIN), 32-20-318, 0 INT, 2 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 34-18-197, 3 INT, 4 TD
Rush
P. Johnson (CIN), 15-63, 2 TD
M. Pruitt (CLE), 19-135
Rec
I. Curtis (CIN), 6-108, 1 TD
O. Newsome (CLE), 5-90, 1 TD
Sun 10/28 1234FINAL
Philadelphia (6-3) 303713
Cincinnati (2-7) 17710337
Pass
R. Jaworski (PHI), 21-11-112, 1 INT, 0 TD
K. Anderson (CIN), 20-12-117, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
L. Harris (PHI), 7-34
A. Griffin (CIN), 6-103
Rec
H. Carmichael (PHI), 5-54, 1 TD
D. Bass (CIN), 4-31
Sun 11/4 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (2-8) 0210728
Baltimore (4-6) 71071438
Pass
K. Anderson (CIN), 28-17-320, 2 INT, 3 TD
G. Landry (BAL), 20-14-165, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
P. Johnson (CIN), 16-55
J. Washington (BAL), 22-106, 1 TD
Rec
I. Curtis (CIN), 5-144, 3 TD
R. Carr (BAL), 5-73
Sun 11/11 1234FINAL
San Diego (8-3) 01331026
Cincinnati (2-9) 14001024
Pass
D. Fouts (SD), 40-21-295, 4 INT, 2 TD
K. Anderson (CIN), 22-9-91, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
L. Mitchell (SD), 6-22
A. Griffin (CIN), 15-85
Rec
C. Joiner (SD), 5-99, 1 TD
D. Bass (CIN), 4-48
Sun 11/18 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (2-10) 077721
Houston (9-3) 7280742
Pass
J. Thompson (CIN), 19-8-97, 2 INT, 1 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 14-10-182, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
P. Johnson (CIN), 14-113, 1 TD
E. Campbell (HOU), 19-112, 2 TD
Rec
D. Bass (CIN), 6-59, 1 TD
K. Burrough (HOU), 6-123
Sun 11/25 1234FINAL
St. Louis (3-10) 0714728
Cincinnati (3-10) 7213334
Pass
J. Hart (STL), 38-23-329, 2 INT, 3 TD
K. Anderson (CIN), 18-10-133, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
O. Anderson (STL), 16-80
A. Griffin (CIN), 17-105
Rec
D. Stief (STL), 5-85
D. Ross (CIN), 5-46
Sun 12/2 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (3-11) 0107017
Pittsburgh (11-3) 101410337
Pass
K. Anderson (CIN), 36-20-258, 0 INT, 2 TD
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 29-17-339, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
P. Johnson (CIN), 18-51
F. Harris (PIT), 20-92, 1 TD
Rec
I. Curtis (CIN), 5-119, 2 TD
L. Swann (PIT), 5-192, 2 TD
Sun 12/9 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (3-12) 1400014
Washington (10-5) 7140728
Pass
K. Anderson (CIN), 36-20-278, 0 INT, 1 TD
J. Theismann (WAS), 34-23-296, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
A. Griffin (CIN), 10-68
J. Riggins (WAS), 19-95, 2 TD
Rec
D. Bass (CIN), 5-54
D. Buggs (WAS), 5-82
Sun 12/16 1234FINAL
Cleveland (9-7) 600612
Cincinnati (4-12) 067316
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 42-20-238, 1 INT, 1 TD
K. Anderson (CIN), 10-9-47, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
M. Pruitt (CLE), 19-83, 1 TD
P. Johnson (CIN), 19-67, 1 TD
Rec
M. Pruitt (CLE), 6-34
D. Ross (CIN), 4-29

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