1979 New Orleans Saints Schedule & Results

1979 New Orleans Saints schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Preseason

Friday, August 3, 1979 FINAL
New Orleans (0-1) 7
Miami (1-0) 14
Saturday, August 11, 1979 FINAL
Chicago (2-0) 13
New Orleans (0-2) 6
Saturday, August 18, 1979 FINAL
New Orleans (0-3) 7
Tampa Bay (1-2) 14
Friday, August 24, 1979 FINAL
Houston (1-3) 7
New Orleans (1-3) 10

Regular Season

Sun 9/2 12345F/OT
Atlanta (1-0) 02077640
New Orleans (0-1) 72133034
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 38-22-312, 1 INT, 3 TD
A. Manning (NO), 29-14-284, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Andrews (ATL), 30-167, 1 TD
C. Muncie (NO), 22-161, 2 TD
Rec
A. Jenkins (ATL), 7-131, 1 TD
W. Chandler (NO), 6-205, 1 TD
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
Philadelphia (2-1) 31031026
New Orleans (0-3) 070714
Pass
R. Jaworski (PHI), 23-12-181, 0 INT, 1 TD
A. Manning (NO), 25-15-189, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Montgomery (PHI), 20-95
T. Galbreath (NO), 11-52
Rec
K. Krepfle (PHI), 3-42
W. Chandler (NO), 4-92, 1 TD
Sun 9/23 1234FINAL
New Orleans (1-3) 01314330
San Francisco (0-4) 770721
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 28-20-355, 0 INT, 2 TD
S. DeBerg (SF), 33-18-263, 3 INT, 2 TD
Rush
C. Muncie (NO), 18-98
W. Jackson (SF), 6-25
Rec
T. Galbreath (NO), 5-61
F. Solomon (SF), 8-144, 2 TD
Sun 9/30 1234FINAL
NY Giants (0-5) 007714
New Orleans (2-3) 0107724
Pass
P. Simms (NYG), 19-8-115, 2 INT, 1 TD
A. Manning (NO), 33-17-202, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Kotar (NYG), 12-62
T. Galbreath (NO), 14-81
Rec
J. Perkins (NYG), 3-83
T. Galbreath (NO), 6-16
Sun 10/7 1234FINAL
Los Angeles (4-2) 0280735
New Orleans (2-4) 703717
Pass
P. Haden (LA), 25-12-176, 2 INT, 3 TD
A. Manning (NO), 32-15-143, 5 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Tyler (LA), 16-63, 2 TD
C. Muncie (NO), 17-85
Rec
R. Jessie (LA), 4-93, 2 TD
H. Childs (NO), 5-34, 1 TD
Sun 10/14 1234FINAL
New Orleans (3-4) 00212142
Tampa Bay (5-2) 007714
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 14-11-141, 0 INT, 1 TD
D. Williams (TB), 28-10-142, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Galbreath (NO), 21-87, 2 TD
R. Bell (TB), 10-101
Rec
W. Chandler (NO), 4-47
J. Giles (TB), 4-50, 1 TD
Sun 10/21 1234FINAL
Detroit (1-7) 00707
New Orleans (4-4) 737017
Pass
J. Komlo (DET), 22-12-139, 2 INT, 1 TD
A. Manning (NO), 22-17-130, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Bussey (DET), 7-37
C. Muncie (NO), 15-76
Rec
F. Scott (DET), 6-72
W. Chandler (NO), 6-56, 1 TD
Sun 10/28 1234FINAL
New Orleans (5-4) 770014
Washington (6-3) 370010
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 16-11-131, 0 INT, 1 TD
J. Theismann (WAS), 16-8-101, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
T. Galbreath (NO), 21-60, 1 TD
B. Malone (WAS), 15-65
Rec
T. Galbreath (NO), 5-40
B. Hardeman (WAS), 2-15
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
San Francisco (1-10) 0310720
New Orleans (6-5) 1777031
Pass
S. DeBerg (SF), 39-22-208, 1 INT, 1 TD
A. Manning (NO), 22-15-153, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
P. Hofer (SF), 17-147, 1 TD
C. Muncie (NO), 18-117, 3 TD
Rec
D. Clark (SF), 5-50
T. Galbreath (NO), 6-43
Sun 11/18 1234FINAL
New Orleans (6-6) 773724
Seattle (6-6) 71701438
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 27-20-268, 0 INT, 1 TD
J. Zorn (SEA), 33-24-384, 0 INT, 4 TD
Rush
C. Muncie (NO), 14-72, 1 TD
J. Moore (SEA), 15-65
Rec
W. Chandler (NO), 7-99, 1 TD
S. Largent (SEA), 9-146, 2 TD
Sun 11/25 1234FINAL
New Orleans (7-6) 72001037
Atlanta (4-9) 06006
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 31-14-264, 0 INT, 1 TD
J. Jones (ATL), 42-18-165, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Muncie (NO), 14-61, 1 TD
H. Stanback (ATL), 5-55
Rec
W. Chandler (NO), 6-103
W. Francis (ATL), 6-58
Mon 12/3 1234FINAL
Oakland (8-6) 7772142
New Orleans (7-7) 0287035
Pass
K. Stabler (OAK), 44-26-295, 2 INT, 4 TD
A. Manning (NO), 23-12-154, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
A. Whittington (OAK), 14-67, 1 TD
C. Muncie (NO), 21-128, 1 TD
Rec
C. Branch (OAK), 7-126, 2 TD
T. Galbreath (NO), 7-106, 1 TD
Sun 12/9 1234FINAL
San Diego (11-4) 14210035
New Orleans (7-8) 00000
Pass
D. Fouts (SD), 23-17-253, 0 INT, 1 TD
A. Manning (NO), 32-20-185, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Williams (SD), 17-88, 1 TD
C. Muncie (NO), 10-39
Rec
J. Jefferson (SD), 5-104, 1 TD
T. Galbreath (NO), 6-31
Sun 12/16 1234FINAL
New Orleans (8-8) 0146929
Los Angeles (9-7) 700714
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 15-10-162, 3 INT, 1 TD
V. Ferragamo (LA), 26-14-159, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
M. Strachan (NO), 18-93, 2 TD
W. Tyler (LA), 18-141, 1 TD
Rec
T. Owens (NO), 3-38, 1 TD
P. Dennard (LA), 4-64

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