1979 Atlanta Falcons Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-10
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Leeman Bennett (6-10)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
1979 Atlanta Falcons Roster
1979 Atlanta Falcons Results

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

The Falcons scored 300 points, but the porous defense conceded 388. William Andrews ran for a team-best 1,023 yards for Atlanta.

Steve Bartkowski passed for 2,505 yards. Wallace Francis paced the receiving corps, hauling in 74 passes for 1,013 yards. Alfred Jenkins contributed to the receiving game also.

Rolland Lawrence snatched 6 errant tosses from the opposition.

Leeman Bennett coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Steve Bartkowski38020453.725056.6174.5205.3573928667.3
June Jones833845.85056.122.433.6491310058.6
Mike Moroski15853.3976.500.000.02321273.5
John James11100.02020.000.000.02000118.8
Totals47925152.431276.5194.0234.857 54398


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
William Andrews23910234.323 3
Bubba Bean883934.560 1
Lynn Cain632954.735 2
Haskel Stanback362025.655 5
James Mayberry451934.321 1
Steve Bartkowski14362.618 2
Mike Moroski33110.319 1
June Jones6193.20
Ray Strong273.50
Ricky Patton310.30
John James100.00
Totals50022004.460 15


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wallace Francis74101313.742 8
Alfred Jenkins5085817.257 3
William Andrews393097.934 2
Jim Mitchell161187.414 2
Lynn Cain1518112.128 2
Haskel Stanback13896.822 0
Bubba Bean1213711.449 0
Alfred Jackson1115614.223 0
Dennis Pearson711917.040 0
James Mayberry7486.919 0
Billy Ryckman45914.820 2
Bob Glazebrook12020.020 0
Russ Mikeska11414.014 0
Ray Strong166.00
Totals251312712.557 19


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Tim Mazzetti373183.8251352.070


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
John James83329639.762

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dennis Pearson121159.660 0
Billy Ryckman12726.015 0
Dewey McClain122.00
Bob Glazebrook1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals261887.260 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dennis Pearson3057019.029 0
Ray Strong1534322.933 0
Lynn Cain714921.332 0
Tom Pridemore911112.321 0
Haskel Stanback610918.224 0
James Mayberry44912.216 0
Alfred Jackson12020.020 0
Rick Byas11919.019 0
Totals73137018.833 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rolland Lawrence612020.038 0
Tom Pridemore22010.020 0
Ray Easterling252.50
Frank Reed200.00
Robert Pennywell13939.039 1
Rick Byas13434.034 0
James Mayberry166.01
Totals1522414.939 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Tim Mazzetti1331070
Wallace Francis800048
Haskel Stanback50000030
William Andrews3200030
Lynn Cain22000024
Alfred Jenkins300018
Jim Mitchell200012
James Mayberry100100012
Steve Bartkowski200012
Billy Ryckman2000012
Bubba Bean100006
Rolland Lawrence010006
Rick Byas0010006
Mike Moroski10006
Robert Pennywell10006
Mike Lewis00012


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