The New England Patriots emerged victorious over the San Diego Chargers, 27 to 21, on September 23, 1979.

Final

SD

21

NE

27

Team

SD

NE

1

0

17

2

14

3

3

0

0

4

7

7

Total

21

27

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

SD

NE

Patriots

Sam Cunningham 1-yard run (John Smith kick)

0

7

Patriots

Don Calhoun 10-yard run (John Smith kick)

0

14

Patriots

John Smith 31-yard field goal

0

17

2nd quarter

SD

NE

Patriots

John Smith 31-yard field goal

0

20

Chargers

John Jefferson 19-yard pass from Dan Fouts (Rolf Benirschke kick)

7

20

Chargers

Clarence Williams 1-yard run (Rolf Benirschke kick)

14

20

4th quarter

SD

NE

Patriots

Russ Francis 5-yard pass from Steve Grogan (John Smith kick)

14

27

Chargers

Clarence Williams 1-yard run (Rolf Benirschke kick)

21

27