1979 Chicago Bears Statistics

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 Roster
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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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Mike Phipps25513452.515356.093.583.1681514569.6
Vince Evans633250.85088.146.357.96587566.1
Bob Avellini512752.93106.123.935.95485860.1
Walter Payton11100.05454.01100.000.05400158.3
Bob Parsons2150.02211.000.000.0220089.6
Brian Baschnagel100.000.000.000.000039.6
Totals37319552.324296.5164.3164.368 31278

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Walter Payton36916104.443 14
Dave Williams1274013.216 1
Willie McClendon371604.333 1
Robin Earl351323.812 0
Vince Evans12726.017 1
Mike Phipps27511.912 0
Jack Deloplaine7182.60
Doug Buffone11414.014 0
Lonnie Perrin5142.80
John Skibinski3103.30
Bob Avellini3103.30
Rickey Watts1-6-6.0-6 0
Totals62724864.043 17

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dave Williams423548.454 5
Walter Payton3131310.165 2
Brian Baschnagel3045215.154 2
Rickey Watts2442117.568 3
James Scott2138218.264 3
Greg Latta151318.725 0
Robin Earl8567.019 0
Mike Cobb69115.238 0
Willie McClendon6274.513 0
Golden Richards510721.452 1
Steve Schubert22914.515 0
Jack Deloplaine2136.515 0
Lonnie Perrin12727.027 0
Doug Buffone12222.022 0
John Skibinski144.00
Totals195242912.568 16

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Bob Thomas373491.9271659.382
Totals373491.9271659.382

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bob Parsons92348637.954
Totals92348637.954

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Steve Schubert252389.577 1
Len Walterscheid14966.914 0
Totals393348.677 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Len Walterscheid1942722.544 0
Rickey Watts1428920.683 1
Brian Baschnagel1226021.732 0
Steve Schubert24522.527 0
Lonnie Perrin11313.013 0
Willie McClendon11212.012 0
Greg Latta188.00
Bruce Herron100.00
Totals51105420.783 1

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Terry Schmidt6447.320 1
Gary Fencik6315.217 0
Tom Hicks38528.366 1
Allan Ellis36722.324 0
Doug Plank33311.022 0
Virgil Livers24120.530 0
Doug Buffone2115.511 0
Wentford Gaines13838.038 0
Gary Campbell13232.032 0
Len Walterscheid11515.015 0
Jerry Muckensturm155.00
Totals2940213.966 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
Walter Payton14200096
Bob Thomas1634082
Dave Williams1500036
Rickey Watts03100024
James Scott300018
Brian Baschnagel2000012
Steve Schubert0100006
Willie McClendon1000006
Tom Hicks10006
Terry Schmidt10006
Vince Evans10006
Golden Richards10006
Totals17161102001634000304



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