1979 Cleveland Browns Schedule & Results

1979 Cleveland Browns schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 9/2 12345F/OT
Cleveland (1-0) 7393325
NY Jets (0-1) 3739022
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 36-21-302, 3 INT, 2 TD
M. Robinson (NYJ), 31-17-191, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
G. Pruitt (CLE), 20-81
S. Dierking (NYJ), 14-94
Rec
D. Logan (CLE), 6-115
W. Walker (NYJ), 5-65
Sun 9/9 1234FINAL
Cleveland (2-0) 1073727
Kansas City (1-1) 0071724
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 35-19-243, 1 INT, 3 TD
S. Fuller (KC), 25-14-148, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
M. Pruitt (CLE), 14-77
T. McKnight (KC), 14-44, 1 TD
Rec
O. Newsome (CLE), 6-77, 1 TD
J. Smith (KC), 5-65, 1 TD
Sun 9/16 1234FINAL
Baltimore (0-3) 1000010
Cleveland (3-0) 037313
Pass
G. Landry (BAL), 29-17-185, 0 INT, 0 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 32-14-218, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Washington (BAL), 19-59
G. Pruitt (CLE), 17-64
Rec
R. Carr (BAL), 7-79
D. Logan (CLE), 5-77, 1 TD
Mon 9/24 1234FINAL
Dallas (3-1) 70007
Cleveland (4-0) 2000626
Pass
R. Staubach (DAL), 39-21-303, 2 INT, 1 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 28-15-239, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 14-64
M. Pruitt (CLE), 14-31, 1 TD
Rec
D. Pearson (DAL), 5-109
R. Rucker (CLE), 5-57
Sun 9/30 1234FINAL
Cleveland (4-1) 0100010
Houston (4-1) 10147031
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 35-18-222, 2 INT, 0 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 13-8-102, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Miller (CLE), 4-59
E. Campbell (HOU), 18-76, 3 TD
Rec
C. Hill (CLE), 6-68
M. Barber (HOU), 2-39
Sun 10/7 1234FINAL
Pittsburgh (5-1) 21971451
Cleveland (4-2) 01471435
Pass
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 21-12-161, 0 INT, 3 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 41-22-351, 3 INT, 5 TD
Rush
F. Harris (PIT), 19-153, 2 TD
M. Pruitt (CLE), 15-73
Rec
B. Cunningham (PIT), 4-29, 1 TD
O. Newsome (CLE), 6-97, 1 TD
Sun 10/14 1234FINAL
Washington (5-2) 033713
Cleveland (4-3) 06309
Pass
J. Theismann (WAS), 24-14-233, 1 INT, 1 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 25-13-160, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Riggins (WAS), 14-31
M. Pruitt (CLE), 22-85
Rec
C. Harmon (WAS), 4-60, 1 TD
D. Logan (CLE), 5-97
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
Cleveland (6-3) 10072138
St. Louis (2-7) 670720
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 28-20-208, 0 INT, 1 TD
J. Hart (STL), 21-10-109, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Miller (CLE), 11-80, 1 TD
O. Anderson (STL), 17-68, 1 TD
Rec
C. Hill (CLE), 7-81
T. Brown (STL), 3-36
Sun 11/4 1234FINAL
Cleveland (7-3) 7301424
Philadelphia (6-4) 676019
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 35-20-222, 3 INT, 2 TD
R. Jaworski (PHI), 23-16-205, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
M. Pruitt (CLE), 17-104, 1 TD
W. Montgomery (PHI), 30-197, 1 TD
Rec
R. Rucker (CLE), 5-106, 1 TD
H. Carmichael (PHI), 5-95, 1 TD
Sun 11/11 1234FINAL
Seattle (5-6) 7901329
Cleveland (7-4) 0314724
Pass
J. Zorn (SEA), 27-15-249, 0 INT, 0 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 29-13-177, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
A. Hunter (SEA), 13-95, 1 TD
M. Pruitt (CLE), 15-141, 2 TD
Rec
S. Largent (SEA), 3-93
M. Pruitt (CLE), 4-47
Sun 11/18 12345F/OT
Miami (7-5) 03714024
Cleveland (8-4) 70710630
Pass
B. Griese (MIA), 21-10-115, 2 INT, 0 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 42-23-358, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
D. Williams (MIA), 10-65, 1 TD
M. Pruitt (CLE), 19-93
Rec
G. Davis (MIA), 4-8
R. Rucker (CLE), 9-177, 1 TD
Sun 11/25 12345F/OT
Cleveland (8-5) 101073030
Pittsburgh (10-3) 310017333
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 38-23-333, 1 INT, 3 TD
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 44-30-364, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Sipe (CLE), 3-30
F. Harris (PIT), 32-151, 2 TD
Rec
D. Logan (CLE), 7-135, 1 TD
F. Harris (PIT), 9-81, 1 TD
Sun 12/2 1234FINAL
Houston (10-4) 70007
Cleveland (9-5) 700714
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 31-16-133, 1 INT, 0 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 26-13-172, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
E. Campbell (HOU), 22-108, 1 TD
M. Pruitt (CLE), 25-111, 1 TD
Rec
E. Campbell (HOU), 6-34
O. Newsome (CLE), 4-42
Sun 12/9 1234FINAL
Cleveland (9-6) 007714
Oakland (9-6) 760619
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 29-14-153, 2 INT, 0 TD
K. Stabler (OAK), 34-23-196, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
M. Pruitt (CLE), 20-149, 2 TD
A. Whittington (OAK), 22-74
Rec
D. Logan (CLE), 5-59
C. Branch (OAK), 6-81, 1 TD
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

Preseason

Saturday, August 4, 1979 FINAL
Cleveland (0-1) 7
NY Giants (1-0) 27
Saturday, August 11, 1979 FINAL
Baltimore (1-1) 3
Cleveland (1-1) 24
Saturday, August 18, 1979 FINAL
Cleveland (1-2) 10
Detroit (2-1) 21
Friday, August 24, 1979 FINAL
Cleveland (2-2) 21
Washington (2-2) 9

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