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1979 San Diego Chargers

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Record: 12-4-0, Finished 1st in AFC West Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 411 points (25.7/g), 2nd of 28 in the NFL.
 Allowed 246 points (15.4/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 165 points (10.3/g), 1st.
 Expected W-L: 12.3-3.7.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 8-6-2

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +11 (0.7/g), 5th.

Simple Rating System: Total 11.8, Offense: 6.0, Defense: 5.7, SoS: 1.5, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Don Coryell(12-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Joe Gibbs
 Defensive Coordinator: Jackie Simpson

Team Executives


 Offensive Scheme: Air Coryell
 Defensive Alignment: 4-3

Training Camp: UC San Diego (San Diego, California)

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