1979 Washington Redskins Game-by-Game Results
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 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
|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|