NFL 1979: Final Regular Season Standings

The tiebreakers went as follows:

NFC EAST: The Eagles beat the Cowboys on divisional record (6-2 to 5-3).

NFC HOME FIELD: The Bears beat the Saints for the #1 seed based on net points (plus 83 to plus 63). The Saints beat the Eagles best on conference record (9-3 to 8-4).

AFC EAST: The Patriots beat the Dolphins on divisional record (6-2 to 5-3).

AFC WILD CARD: The Dolphins beat the Broncos on conference record (7-5 to 6-6).

National Football League Standings


 NFC East         W  L  T   Pct Pts  Ave Opp  Ave  Diff     Home      Div      Conf  
Philadelphia     11  5  0  .688 391 24.4 242 15.1   9.3   5  3  0   6  2  0   8  4  0
Dallas           10  6  0  .625 376 23.5 325 20.3   3.2   6  2  0   5  3  0   7  5  0
Washington        8  8  0  .500 323 20.2 298 18.6   1.6   4  4  0   5  3  0   8  4  0
St. Louis         4 12  0  .250 283 17.7 405 25.3  -7.6   3  5  0   2  6  0   4  8  0
NY Giants         3 13  0  .188 209 13.1 447 27.9 -14.9   3  5  0   2  6  0   3 11  0

 NFC Central      W  L  T   Pct Pts  Ave Opp  Ave  Diff     Home      Div      Conf  
Chicago          11  5  0  .688 356 22.3 273 17.1   5.2   6  2  0   7  1  0   9  3  0
Tampa Bay         9  7  0  .563 328 20.5 280 17.5   3.0   7  1  0   3  5  0   8  6  0
Green Bay         7  9  0  .438 329 20.6 432 27.0  -6.4   4  4  0   5  3  0   6  6  0
Minnesota         6 10  0  .375 373 23.3 379 23.7  -0.4   2  6  0   3  5  0   4  8  0
Detroit           3 13  0  .188 230 14.4 360 22.5  -8.1   2  6  0   2  6  0   2 10  0

 NFC West         W  L  T   Pct Pts  Ave Opp  Ave  Diff     Home      Div      Conf  
New Orleans      11  5  0  .688 478 29.9 411 25.7   4.2   7  1  0   4  2  0   9  3  0
Atlanta           7  9  0  .438 324 20.3 445 27.8  -7.6   3  5  0   3  3  0   7  5  0
Los Angeles       7  9  0  .438 428 26.8 384 24.0   2.8   6  2  0   3  3  0   6  6  0
San Francisco     7  9  0  .438 440 27.5 433 27.1   0.4   4  4  0   2  4  0   5  7  0

 AFC East         W  L  T   Pct Pts  Ave Opp  Ave  Diff     Home      Div      Conf  
Miami            10  6  0  .625 407 25.4 334 20.9   4.6   4  4  0   5  3  0   7  5  0
New England      10  6  0  .625 348 21.8 287 17.9   3.8   5  3  0   6  2  0   7  5  0
Buffalo           8  8  0  .500 322 20.1 336 21.0  -0.9   6  2  0   5  3  0   6  6  0
Baltimore         7  9  0  .438 292 18.3 319 19.9  -1.7   4  4  0   1  7  0   5  9  0
NY Jets           7  9  0  .438 327 20.4 437 27.3  -6.9   4  4  0   3  5  0   5  7  0

 AFC Central      W  L  T   Pct Pts  Ave Opp  Ave  Diff     Home      Div      Conf  
Pittsburgh       13  3  0  .813 416 26.0 262 16.4   9.6   8  0  0   5  1  0   9  3  0
Cincinnati        7  9  0  .438 324 20.3 296 18.5   1.8   4  4  0   3  3  0   5  7  0
Houston           6 10  0  .375 319 19.9 355 22.2  -2.3   5  3  0   1  5  0   4  8  0
Cleveland         5 11  0  .313 365 22.8 427 26.7  -3.9   3  5  0   3  3  0   3  9  0

 AFC West         W  L  T   Pct Pts  Ave Opp  Ave  Diff     Home      Div      Conf  
San Diego        16  0  0 1.000 528 33.0 239 14.9  18.1   8  0  0   8  0  0  12  0  0
Denver            9  7  0  .563 324 20.3 310 19.4   0.9   6  2  0   4  4  0   6  6  0
Seattle           9  7  0  .563 413 25.8 426 26.6  -0.8   4  4  0   3  5  0   6  6  0
Kansas City       7  9  0  .438 286 17.9 320 20.0  -2.1   5  3  0   3  5  0   6  8  0
Oakland           6 10  0  .375 327 20.4 404 25.3  -4.8   4  4  0   2  6  0   5  7  0
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