1979 Denver Broncos Schedule & Results

1979 Denver Broncos schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Postseason

1979 AFC Wild Card Game
Sun 12/23 1234FINAL
Denver (10-6) 70007
Houston (11-5) 370313
Pass
C. Morton (DEN), 27-14-144, 1 INT, 1 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 18-8-149, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
O. Armstrong (DEN), 12-51
R. Carpenter (HOU), 16-59
Rec
D. Preston (DEN), 4-40, 1 TD
T. Wilson (HOU), 4-53

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
Thu 9/6 1234FINAL
Los Angeles (1-1) 600713
Denver (1-1) 02709
Pass
P. Haden (LA), 32-23-191, 0 INT, 0 TD
N. Weese (DEN), 18-8-100, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Bryant (LA), 17-51
J. Jensen (DEN), 8-32
Rec
L. McCutcheon (LA), 5-22
R. Upchurch (DEN), 4-76
Sun 9/16 12345F/OT
Denver (2-1) 7370320
Atlanta (2-1) 01007017
Pass
N. Weese (DEN), 22-13-215, 1 INT, 0 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 29-20-326, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Jensen (DEN), 9-52
W. Andrews (ATL), 20-41
Rec
H. Moses (DEN), 5-99
W. Francis (ATL), 8-138, 1 TD
Sun 9/23 1234FINAL
Seattle (1-3) 101014034
Denver (3-1) 01021637
Pass
J. Zorn (SEA), 33-16-190, 3 INT, 1 TD
C. Morton (DEN), 16-11-178, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
S. Smith (SEA), 16-81, 1 TD
J. Jensen (DEN), 11-39
Rec
S. Largent (SEA), 6-110
R. Upchurch (DEN), 5-83, 1 TD
Sun 9/30 1234FINAL
Denver (3-2) 03003
Oakland (2-3) 7701327
Pass
C. Morton (DEN), 30-13-172, 1 INT, 0 TD
K. Stabler (OAK), 18-11-196, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
R. Lytle (DEN), 8-34
M. van Eeghen (OAK), 23-74, 1 TD
Rec
R. Upchurch (DEN), 5-77
D. Casper (OAK), 4-92, 1 TD
Sun 10/7 1234FINAL
San Diego (4-2) 00000
Denver (4-2) 00707
Pass
D. Fouts (SD), 45-27-305, 3 INT, 0 TD
N. Weese (DEN), 11-6-35, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Williams (SD), 13-29
O. Armstrong (DEN), 9-78
Rec
C. Joiner (SD), 7-115
R. Odoms (DEN), 2-29
Sun 10/14 1234FINAL
Denver (5-2) 377724
Kansas City (4-3) 0001010
Pass
C. Morton (DEN), 30-17-218, 1 INT, 2 TD
S. Fuller (KC), 17-8-56, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Keyworth (DEN), 8-44
T. McKnight (KC), 5-42
Rec
R. Upchurch (DEN), 8-72, 1 TD
T. Reed (KC), 6-36
Mon 10/22 1234FINAL
Denver (5-3) 70007
Pittsburgh (6-2) 72101442
Pass
C. Morton (DEN), 31-16-261, 1 INT, 1 TD
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 24-18-267, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Keyworth (DEN), 4-29
F. Harris (PIT), 17-121, 2 TD
Rec
R. Odoms (DEN), 6-94
J. Smith (PIT), 5-55
Sun 10/28 1234FINAL
Kansas City (4-5) 00303
Denver (6-3) 776020
Pass
S. Fuller (KC), 20-12-92, 1 INT, 0 TD
C. Morton (DEN), 32-20-254, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Reed (KC), 10-41
L. Canada (DEN), 5-26
Rec
T. McKnight (KC), 7-27
R. Odoms (DEN), 7-114
Sun 11/4 1234FINAL
New Orleans (5-5) 00303
Denver (7-3) 300710
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 26-13-117, 1 INT, 0 TD
C. Morton (DEN), 26-17-223, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Muncie (NO), 12-54
O. Armstrong (DEN), 9-58
Rec
H. Childs (NO), 4-37
R. Upchurch (DEN), 6-95, 1 TD
Sun 11/11 1234FINAL
New England (7-4) 073010
Denver (8-3) 24140745
Pass
T. Owen (NE), 17-9-62, 0 INT, 0 TD
C. Morton (DEN), 18-13-194, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
D. Calhoun (NE), 6-28
O. Armstrong (DEN), 15-33
Rec
H. Ivory (NE), 4-44
R. Upchurch (DEN), 4-73, 1 TD
Sun 11/18 1234FINAL
Denver (9-3) 31421038
San Francisco (1-11) 0210728
Pass
C. Morton (DEN), 34-19-225, 1 INT, 3 TD
S. DeBerg (SF), 36-20-136, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
O. Armstrong (DEN), 11-59
P. Hofer (SF), 18-50, 1 TD
Rec
R. Upchurch (DEN), 8-91, 1 TD
W. Jackson (SF), 6-26
Sun 11/25 1234FINAL
Oakland (7-6) 077014
Denver (9-4) 0001010
Pass
K. Stabler (OAK), 28-16-213, 1 INT, 1 TD
C. Morton (DEN), 35-13-191, 3 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Russell (OAK), 8-100, 1 TD
R. Lytle (DEN), 18-102, 1 TD
Rec
A. Whittington (OAK), 4-96
R. Upchurch (DEN), 4-61
Sun 12/2 1234FINAL
Denver (10-4) 3013319
Buffalo (7-7) 0100616
Pass
C. Morton (DEN), 23-9-140, 1 INT, 1 TD
J. Ferguson (BUF), 46-27-316, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
R. Lytle (DEN), 11-36
R. Hooks (BUF), 9-44
Rec
H. Moses (DEN), 4-92, 1 TD
C. Brown (BUF), 8-62
Sat 12/8 1234FINAL
Denver (10-5) 0203023
Seattle (8-7) 777728
Pass
C. Morton (DEN), 40-22-245, 2 INT, 1 TD
J. Zorn (SEA), 39-22-308, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
O. Armstrong (DEN), 8-37
S. Smith (SEA), 14-57, 2 TD
Rec
R. Upchurch (DEN), 7-91
D. Doornink (SEA), 6-35
Mon 12/17 1234FINAL
Denver (10-6) 70007
San Diego (12-4) 077317
Pass
C. Morton (DEN), 41-27-236, 4 INT, 0 TD
D. Fouts (SD), 29-17-230, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
O. Armstrong (DEN), 13-45, 1 TD
C. Williams (SD), 16-50
Rec
J. Jensen (DEN), 8-65
C. Williams (SD), 5-36

Preseason

Saturday, August 4, 1979 FINAL
Denver (0-1) 6
Dallas (1-1) 7
Saturday, August 11, 1979 FINAL
Washington (1-1) 6
Denver (1-1) 13
Saturday, August 18, 1979 FINAL
Denver (2-1) 21
San Francisco (1-2) 0
Friday, August 24, 1979 F/OT
New England (2-2) 17
Denver (3-1) 20

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