1979 Cleveland Browns Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-7
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Sam Rutigliano (9-7)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1979 Cleveland Browns Roster
1979 Cleveland Browns Results

The Cleveland Browns of the National Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, finishing third in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference.

Cleveland ran up 359 points, while the defensive squad allowed 352. Brian Sipe led the charge, passing for 3,793 yards. Dave Logan snagged 59 passes for 982 yards, while Ozzie Newsome and Reggie Rucker provided receiving help, too.

Mike Pruitt carried the ball for a team-leading 1,294 yards for the Browns.

Thom Darden picked off 5 opponent throws.

Sam Rutigliano coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Brian Sipe53528653.537937.1285.2264.9744334773.4
Mark Miller8225.0313.900.0112.517003.6
Johnny Evans2150.0147.000.000.0140072.9
Totals54528953.038387.0285.1275.074 43347


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Pruitt26412944.977 9
Greg Pruitt622333.827 0
Cleo Miller392135.539 1
Calvin Hill531933.633 1
Brian Sipe451784.034 2
Dino Hall221526.952 1
Pat Moriarty14110.82
Ozzie Newsome166.00
Willis Adams242.00
Ricky Feacher1-1-1.0-1 0
Mark Miller1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals50422814.577 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dave Logan5998216.646 7
Ozzie Newsome5578114.274 9
Reggie Rucker4374917.454 6
Mike Pruitt413729.150 2
Calvin Hill3838110.031 2
Cleo Miller262519.733 0
Greg Pruitt1415511.127 1
Ricky Feacher710314.725 1
Dino Hall2147.00
Pat Moriarty11717.017 0
Curtis Weathers11414.014 0
Keith Wright11313.013 0
Willis Adams166.00
Totals289383813.374 28


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Don Cockroft433888.4291758.689


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Johnny Evans69284441.259

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dino Hall2929510.247 0
Keith Wright12504.213 0
Totals413458.447 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dino Hall50101420.333 0
Keith Wright1540226.845 0
Ricky Feacher25125.527 0
Greg Pruitt12222.022 0
Robert Jackson11818.018 0
Cleo Miller11414.014 0
Randy Rich2105.00
Matt Miller100.00
Curtis Weathers100.00
Pat Moriarty100.00
Totals75153120.445 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Thom Darden512525.039 1
Clarence Scott35618.729 0
Ron Bolton3206.713 0
Charlie Hall2147.011 0
Oliver Davis13333.033 0
Clay Matthews13030.030 0
Dick Ambrose100.00
Totals1627817.439 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Don Cockroft1738089
Mike Pruitt9200066
Ozzie Newsome0900054
Dave Logan700042
Reggie Rucker600036
Calvin Hill1200018
Brian Sipe200012
Pat Moriarty20000012
Greg Pruitt0100006
Cleo Miller1000006
Thom Darden10006
Ricky Feacher0100006
Dino Hall10000006


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