1979 Washington Redskins Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Jack Pardee (10-6)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1979 Washington Redskins Statistics
1979 Washington Redskins Roster

The Washington Redskins of the National Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing third in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.

The Redskins netted 348 points, while the defensive unit yielded 295. John Riggins carried the ball for a team-best 1,153 yards for Washington.

Joe Theismann threw for 2,797 yards. Danny Buggs grabbed 46 passes for 631 yards.

The sticky-fingered defense pounced on 47 turnovers. Lemar Parrish intercepted 9 opponent throws.

Jack Pardee coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 348
Regular Season Points Against: 295

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 2, 1979 Houston Oilers 29 at Washington Redskins 27 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
September 9, 1979 Washington Redskins 27 at Detroit Lions 24 W 0-1-0 1-0-0 1-1-0
September 17, 1979 New York Giants 0 at Washington Redskins 27 W 1-1-0 1-0-0 2-1-0
September 23, 1979 Washington Redskins 17 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 W 1-1-0 2-0-0 3-1-0
September 30, 1979 Washington Redskins 16 at Atlanta Falcons 7 W 1-1-0 3-0-0 4-1-0
October 7, 1979 Washington Redskins 17 at Philadelphia Eagles 28 L 1-1-0 3-1-0 4-2-0
October 14, 1979 Washington Redskins 13 at Cleveland Browns 9 W 1-1-0 4-1-0 5-2-0
October 21, 1979 Philadelphia Eagles 7 at Washington Redskins 17 W 2-1-0 4-1-0 6-2-0
October 28, 1979 New Orleans Saints 14 at Washington Redskins 10 L 2-2-0 4-1-0 6-3-0
November 4, 1979 Washington Redskins 7 at Pittsburgh Steelers 38 L 2-2-0 4-2-0 6-4-0
November 11, 1979 St. Louis Cardinals 28 at Washington Redskins 30 W 3-2-0 4-2-0 7-4-0
November 18, 1979 Dallas Cowboys 20 at Washington Redskins 34 W 4-2-0 4-2-0 8-4-0
November 25, 1979 Washington Redskins 6 at New York Giants 14 L 4-2-0 4-3-0 8-5-0
December 2, 1979 Green Bay Packers 21 at Washington Redskins 38 W 5-2-0 4-3-0 9-5-0
December 9, 1979 Cincinnati Bengals 14 at Washington Redskins 28 W 6-2-0 4-3-0 10-5-0
December 16, 1979 Washington Redskins 34 at Dallas Cowboys 35 L 6-2-0 4-4-0 10-6-0


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