1979 Chicago Bears Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Wild Card
Coach: Neill Armstrong (10-6)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1979 Chicago Bears Statistics
1979 Chicago Bears Results

The Chicago Bears of the National Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1. Neill Armstrong coached the team. The 1979 Chicago Bears lost in the Wild Card.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
64Ted AlbrechtLTOctober 8, 19546'4"253CaliforniaHarvey, IL USA1616
63Tony ArdizzoneCDecember 19, 19566'3"240NorthwesternLa Grange, IL USA160
7Bob AvelliniQBAugust 28, 19536'2"208MarylandQueens, NY USA73
84Brian BaschnagelWRJanuary 8, 19545'11"187Ohio St.Kingston, NY USA1611
60Lynn BodenG-TJune 5, 19536'3"270South Dakota St.Stromburg, NE USA100
55Doug BuffoneLBJune 27, 19446'3"230LouisvilleYatesboro, PA USA160
59Gary CampbellRLBMarch 4, 19526'1"218ColoradoHonolulu, HI USA1616
87Mike CobbTEDecember 10, 19556'5"244Michigan St.Youngstown, OH USA1615
33Jack DeloplaineRBApril 21, 19545'10"205SalemPottstown, PA USA50
39Robin EarlTEMarch 18, 19556'5"242WashingtonBoise, ID USA132
48Allan EllisDBAugust 19, 19515'11"185UCLALos Angeles, CA USA84
8Vince EvansQBJune 14, 19556'2"215USCGreensboro, NC USA43
45Gary FencikSSJune 11, 19546'1"194YaleChicago, IL USA1414
36Wentford GainesDBFebruary 4, 19536'0"185FerrumAnderson, SC USA160
83Kris HainesWRJuly 23, 19575'11"183Notre DameAkron, OH USA20
99Dan HamptonLDESeptember 19, 19576'5"264ArkansasOklahoma City, OK USA1616
90Al HarrisDE-LBDecember 31, 19566'5"250Arizona St.Bangor, ME USA40
53Tommy HartDE-LBNovember 7, 19446'4"245Morris BrownMacon, GA USA150
73Mike HartenstineRDEJuly 27, 19536'3"251Penn St.Bethlehem, PA USA1616
51Bruce HerronLBApril 14, 19546'2"220New MexicoVictoria, TX USA160
54Tom HicksMLBDecember 18, 19526'4"235IllinoisChicago, IL USA150
65Noah JacksonLGApril 14, 19516'2"267TampaJacksonville Beach, FL USA1515
62Dan JiggettsT-GMarch 10, 19546'4"274HarvardBrooklyn, NY USA160
57Lee KunzLBApril 21, 19576'2"226NebraskaGolden, CO USA160
88Greg LattaTEOctober 13, 19526'3"227Morgan St.Newark, NJ USA150
70Dennis LickRTApril 26, 19546'3"266WisconsinChicago, IL USA1616
24Virgil LiversRCBMarch 26, 19525'8"176West. KentuckyFairfield, KY USA1312
37Willie McClendonRBSeptember 13, 19576'1"205GeorgiaBrunswick, GA USA160
50Mark MerrillLBMay 5, 19556'4"237MinnesotaSt. Paul, MN USA90
74Jerry MeyersDE-DTFebruary 21, 19546'4"249Northern IllinoisChicago, IL USA60
58Jerry MuckensturmLLBOctober 13, 19536'4"223Arkansas St.Belleville, IL USA1616
52Dan NealCAugust 30, 19496'4"250KentuckyCorbin, KY USA1616
68Jim OsborneLDTSeptember 7, 19496'3"250SouthernSylvania, GA USA1616
82Alan PageRDTAugust 7, 19456'4"245Notre DameCanton, OH USA1616
86Bob ParsonsPJune 29, 19506'4"234Penn St.Bethlehem, PA USA160
34Walter PaytonRBJuly 25, 19545'10"200Jackson St.Columbia, MS USA1616
25Lonnie PerrinRBFebruary 3, 19526'1"222IllinoisNorfolk, VA USA90
15Mike PhippsQBNovember 19, 19476'3"208PurdueShelbyville, IN USA1210
46Doug PlankFSMarch 4, 19536'0"200Ohio St.Greensburg, PA USA1616
83Golden RichardsWRDecember 31, 19506'1"181HawaiiSalt Lake City, UT USA50
76Ron RydalchDTJanuary 1, 19526'4"260UtahTooele, UT USA160
44Terry SchmidtLCBMay 28, 19526'0"177Ball St.Columbus, IN USA1616
85Steve SchubertPRMarch 15, 19515'10"185MassachusettsBrooklyn, NY USA140
89James ScottWRMarch 28, 19526'1"190Trinity Valley CC (TX)Longview, TX USA109
30John SkibinskiRBApril 27, 19556'0"222PurdueChicago, IL USA11
69Revie SoreyRGSeptember 10, 19536'2"260IllinoisBrooklyn, NY USA1616
47Mike SpiveyDBMarch 10, 19546'0"197ColoradoHouston, TX USA160
16Bob ThomasKAugust 7, 19525'10"178Notre DameRochester, NY USA160
23Len WalterscheidKRSeptember 13, 19545'11"190Southern UtahGainesville, TX USA152
81Harry WashingtonWRJuly 30, 19566'0"180Colorado St.Tacoma, WA USA60
80Rickey WattsWRMay 16, 19576'1"203TulsaLongview, TX USA166
22Dave WilliamsFBMarch 10, 19546'2"210ColoradoMinden, LA USA1412



NFL Schedule

Date Time (ET)
Sun, Oct 13 CAR 37 at TB 26 Final
Sun, Oct 13 PHI 20 at MIN 38 Final
Sun, Oct 13 SEA 32 at CLE 28 Final
Sun, Oct 13 WAS 17 at MIA 16 Final
Sun, Oct 13 HOU 31 at KC 24 Final
Sun, Oct 13 CIN 17 at BAL 23 Final
Sun, Oct 13 NO 13 at JAC 6 Final
Sun, Oct 13 SF 20 at LAR 7 Final
Sun, Oct 13 ATL 33 at ARI 34 Final
Sun, Oct 13 DAL 22 at NYJ 24 Final
Sun, Oct 13 TEN 0 at DEN 16 Final
Sun, Oct 13 PIT 24 at LAC 17 Final
Mon, Oct 14 DET 13 at GB 0 8:27 2nd
Thu, Oct 17 KC at DEN 8:20 p.m.
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