1979 Green Bay Packers Schedule & Results

1979 Green Bay Packers schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 9/2 1234FINAL
Green Bay (0-1) 00303
Chicago (1-0) 06006
Pass
D. Whitehurst (GB), 24-10-114, 0 INT, 0 TD
M. Phipps (CHI), 25-15-117, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
E. Ivery (GB), 3-24
W. Payton (CHI), 36-125
Rec
B. Smith (GB), 5-42
W. Payton (CHI), 4-49
Sun 9/9 1234FINAL
New Orleans (0-2) 390719
Green Bay (1-1) 0021728
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 45-28-291, 2 INT, 1 TD
D. Whitehurst (GB), 15-9-139, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
T. Galbreath (NO), 15-82
S. Atkins (GB), 12-110, 1 TD
Rec
W. Chandler (NO), 10-92
A. Thompson (GB), 4-49
Sun 9/16 1234FINAL
Tampa Bay (3-0) 0714021
Green Bay (1-2) 300710
Pass
D. Williams (TB), 24-12-132, 1 INT, 1 TD
D. Whitehurst (GB), 34-24-214, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Eckwood (TB), 23-99, 1 TD
B. Smith (GB), 10-35
Rec
I. Hagins (TB), 4-54
J. Lofton (GB), 7-78, 1 TD
Sun 9/23 12345F/OT
Green Bay (1-3) 01407021
Minnesota (2-2) 7077627
Pass
D. Whitehurst (GB), 15-10-108, 0 INT, 1 TD
T. Kramer (MIN), 26-19-245, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Middleton (GB), 20-90, 1 TD
T. Brown (MIN), 15-77
Rec
B. Smith (GB), 3-31
A. Rashad (MIN), 9-136, 2 TD
Mon 10/1 1234FINAL
New England (3-2) 770014
Green Bay (2-3) 7137027
Pass
S. Grogan (NE), 33-17-255, 3 INT, 2 TD
D. Whitehurst (GB), 27-17-206, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Calhoun (NE), 14-64
T. Middleton (GB), 20-80, 1 TD
Rec
S. Cunningham (NE), 6-72
P. Coffman (GB), 6-43
Sun 10/7 1234FINAL
Green Bay (2-4) 07007
Atlanta (3-3) 1053725
Pass
D. Whitehurst (GB), 30-13-209, 2 INT, 1 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 29-14-144, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
S. Atkins (GB), 12-79
W. Andrews (ATL), 13-60
Rec
A. Thompson (GB), 4-93
W. Francis (ATL), 5-50
Sun 10/14 1234FINAL
Detroit (1-6) 097016
Green Bay (3-4) 0107724
Pass
J. Komlo (DET), 27-14-191, 1 INT, 1 TD
D. Whitehurst (GB), 17-9-132, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
D. Bussey (DET), 17-73
N. Simpson (GB), 19-121
Rec
F. Scott (DET), 5-63
E. Torkelson (GB), 3-36
Sun 10/21 1234FINAL
Green Bay (3-5) 00303
Tampa Bay (6-2) 770721
Pass
D. Whitehurst (GB), 35-22-261, 3 INT, 0 TD
D. Williams (TB), 10-6-85, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
N. Simpson (GB), 17-35
R. Bell (TB), 28-167
Rec
P. Coffman (GB), 7-106
J. Giles (TB), 3-29, 1 TD
Sun 10/28 1234FINAL
Green Bay (3-6) 00707
Miami (6-3) 01314027
Pass
D. Whitehurst (GB), 17-10-163, 1 INT, 1 TD
B. Griese (MIA), 27-18-287, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Middleton (GB), 8-34
G. Davis (MIA), 14-75
Rec
P. Coffman (GB), 5-116, 1 TD
D. Harris (MIA), 10-180, 1 TD
Sun 11/4 1234FINAL
NY Jets (5-5) 0213327
Green Bay (3-7) 697022
Pass
R. Todd (NYJ), 16-8-136, 1 INT, 2 TD
D. Whitehurst (GB), 37-22-296, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Gaines (NYJ), 16-125
E. Torkelson (GB), 10-60, 1 TD
Rec
D. Gaffney (NYJ), 3-45
T. Middleton (GB), 6-52
Sun 11/11 1234FINAL
Minnesota (4-7) 00077
Green Bay (4-7) 760619
Pass
T. Kramer (MIN), 38-27-262, 2 INT, 1 TD
D. Whitehurst (GB), 19-11-147, 3 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Brown (MIN), 8-57
T. Middleton (GB), 27-135
Rec
R. Young (MIN), 5-25
J. Lofton (GB), 5-99
Sun 11/18 1234FINAL
Green Bay (4-8) 390012
Buffalo (6-6) 336719
Pass
D. Whitehurst (GB), 26-13-205, 3 INT, 1 TD
J. Ferguson (BUF), 28-17-226, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
E. Torkelson (GB), 14-63
C. Brown (BUF), 21-93
Rec
P. Coffman (GB), 5-73
L. Piccone (BUF), 7-65
Sun 11/25 1234FINAL
Philadelphia (9-4) 707721
Green Bay (4-9) 300710
Pass
R. Jaworski (PHI), 18-8-127, 0 INT, 3 TD
L. Dickey (GB), 22-14-144, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
L. Harris (PHI), 9-137
E. Torkelson (GB), 23-88
Rec
H. Carmichael (PHI), 3-71, 2 TD
P. Coffman (GB), 6-50
Sun 12/2 1234FINAL
Green Bay (4-10) 0210021
Washington (9-5) 7072438
Pass
L. Dickey (GB), 33-13-212, 2 INT, 2 TD
J. Theismann (WAS), 34-21-256, 1 INT, 4 TD
Rush
E. Torkelson (GB), 18-60
J. Riggins (WAS), 17-88
Rec
A. Thompson (GB), 3-58, 1 TD
J. Riggins (WAS), 7-34, 1 TD
Sun 12/9 1234FINAL
Chicago (9-6) 330915
Green Bay (4-11) 070714
Pass
M. Phipps (CHI), 25-10-113, 1 INT, 0 TD
L. Dickey (GB), 37-20-283, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 25-115
R. Patton (GB), 18-35
Rec
R. Watts (CHI), 4-68
P. Coffman (GB), 6-79, 2 TD
Sat 12/15 1234FINAL
Green Bay (5-11) 639018
Detroit (2-14) 700613
Pass
L. Dickey (GB), 24-11-131, 0 INT, 0 TD
S. Hunter (DET), 16-8-84, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
R. Patton (GB), 19-99
D. Bussey (DET), 10-64, 1 TD
Rec
J. Lofton (GB), 3-48
F. Scott (DET), 5-80

Preseason

Saturday, August 4, 1979 FINAL
Kansas City (0-1) 10
Green Bay (1-0) 14
Saturday, August 11, 1979 FINAL
Green Bay (1-1) 5
Cincinnati (2-0) 20
Saturday, August 18, 1979 FINAL
Buffalo (0-3) 6
Green Bay (2-1) 7
Saturday, August 25, 1979 FINAL
Atlanta (0-4) 35
Green Bay (3-1) 45

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