1979 Denver Broncos Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Wild Card
Coach: Red Miller (10-6)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1979 Denver Broncos Roster
1979 Denver Broncos Results

The Denver Broncos of the National Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing second in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1. Red Miller coached the team. The 1979 Denver Broncos 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
Craig Morton37020455.126267.1164.3195.1643024170.6
Norris Weese975354.67317.511.033.150138669.6
Craig Penrose5240.0448.800.0120.0290032.5
Jon Keyworth11100.03232.01100.000.03200158.3
Luke Prestridge100.000.000.000.000039.6
Dave Preston100.000.000.000.000039.6
Rick Upchurch100.000.000.000.000039.6
Totals47626054.634337.2183.8234.864 43327

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Otis Armstrong1084534.226 2
Jim Jensen1064003.830 1
Rob Lytle1023713.619 4
Jon Keyworth813234.017 1
Dave Preston431693.918 1
Larry Canada361434.017 0
Norris Weese181166.420 3
Luke Prestridge12929.029 0
Rick Upchurch3175.718 0
Craig Morton23130.61
Zachary Dixon393.00
Riley Odoms1-7-7.0-7 0
Totals52520363.930 13

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rick Upchurch6493714.647 7
Haven Moses5494317.564 6
Riley Odoms4063816.045 1
Jim Jensen191447.625 1
Dave Preston191377.219 1
Jon Keyworth181327.318 0
Otis Armstrong141389.917 1
Rob Lytle13937.212 0
Steve Watson68313.822 0
Ron Egloff57014.022 0
Jack Dolbin37424.745 0
Larry Canada33612.015 0
Jim Turner166.00
Dave Studdard122.01
Totals260343313.264 18

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jim Turner343294.1211361.971
Totals343294.1211361.971

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Luke Prestridge89355539.963
Totals89355539.963

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rick Upchurch3030410.144 0
Dave Preston77811.122 0
Chris Pane5204.010 0
Charlie West1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals434019.344 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chris Pane1835419.730 0
Dave Preston1333625.837 0
Rick Upchurch57915.826 0
Zachary Dixon35317.724 0
Bernard Jackson45313.221 0
Larry Canada33110.318 0
John Grant12525.025 0
Otis Armstrong12121.021 0
Vince Kinney11414.014 0
Ron Egloff100.00
Totals5096619.337 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Steve Foley6142.30
Bill Thompson45714.228 0
Bob Swenson300.00
Joe Rizzo22512.525 0
Louis Wright22010.015 0
Tom Jackson13434.034 0
Charlie West12626.026 0
Totals191769.334 0

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Jim Turner01332071
Rick Upchurch070000042
Haven Moses600036
Rob Lytle4000024
Norris Weese300018
Otis Armstrong21000018
Jim Jensen1100012
Dave Preston110000012
Dave Studdard10006
Riley Odoms010006
Rubin Carter10006
Bill Thompson010006
Rob Nairne10006
Bob Swenson010006
Craig Morton10006
Louis Wright010006
Jon Keyworth100006
Totals13180000411332000287



NFL Schedule

Date Time (ET)
Mon, Sep 16 CLE 23 at NYJ 3 Final
Thu, Sep 19 TEN at JAC 8:20 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 NYJ at NE 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 DET at PHI 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 ATL at IND 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 MIA at DAL 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 DEN at GB 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 OAK at MIN 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 CIN at BUF 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 BAL at KC 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 NYG at TB 4:05 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 CAR at ARI 4:05 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 PIT at SF 4:25 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 HOU at LAC 4:25 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 NO at SEA 4:25 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 LAR at CLE 8:20 p.m.
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