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1979 Los Angeles Rams Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-7
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 2-1
Coach: Ray Malavasi (9-7)
Location: Los Angeles, California
1979 Los Angeles Rams Roster
1979 Los Angeles Rams Results

The Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

The Rams scored 323 points, and the defensive squad gave up 309. Wendell Tyler ran for a team-leading 1,109 yards for Los Angeles.

Pat Haden passed for 1,854 yards. Preston Dennard topped the receiving corps, snagging 43 balls for 766 yards.

Nolan Cromwell and Jim Youngblood each intercepted 5 opponent throws.

Ray Malavasi coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Pat Haden29016356.218546.4113.8144.8502117868.1
Vince Ferragamo1105348.27787.154.5109.1711111549.0
Bob Lee221150.024311.029.114.541439101.1
Jeff Rutledge321340.61253.913.1412.52232723.0
Ken Clark22100.03216.000.000.03000118.8
Totals45624253.130326.6194.2296.471 39359


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wendell Tyler21811095.163 9
Cullen Bryant1776193.515 5
Lawrence McCutcheon732433.321 0
Elvis Peacock522244.315 0
Eddie Hill291143.927 1
Pat Haden16976.117 0
Preston Dennard4328.015 0
Jeff Rutledge5275.414 0
Jim Jodat661.00
Nolan Cromwell155.01
Willie Miller144.00
Ken Clark133.00
Vince Ferragamo3-2-0.70
Bob Lee4-5-1.20
Terry Nelson2-16-8.0-6 0
Totals59224604.263 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Preston Dennard4376617.850 4
Wendell Tyler323089.671 1
Cullen Bryant312277.324 0
Terry Nelson2529311.726 3
Elvis Peacock2126112.449 0
Lawrence McCutcheon191015.311 0
Ron Smith1630018.838 1
Billy Waddy1422015.740 3
Charle Young1314411.123 2
Ron Jessie1116915.439 2
Willie Miller811113.923 1
Drew Hill49423.543 1
Eddie Hill4369.021 1
George Andrews122.00
Totals242303212.571 19


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Frank Corral393692.3251352.075


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Ken Clark93373140.160

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Eddie Brown563325.930 0
Drew Hill100.00
Sid Justin1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals583305.730 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Drew Hill4080320.139 0
Eddie Hill1530520.343 0
Eddie Brown510320.628 0
Elvis Peacock34615.318 0
Jim Jodat2199.519 0
Wendell Tyler11616.016 0
Totals66129219.643 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Nolan Cromwell510921.834 0
Jim Youngblood58917.834 2
Dwayne O'Steen44210.536 0
Dave Elmendorf33913.032 0
Eddie Brown33210.725 0
Pat Thomas351.70
Bob Brudzinski12626.026 0
Sid Justin11313.013 0
Totals2535514.236 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
Frank Corral1336075
Wendell Tyler91000060
Cullen Bryant5000030
Preston Dennard0400024
Billy Waddy300018
Terry Nelson0300018
Charle Young200012
Jim Youngblood200012
Ron Jessie200012
Eddie Hill11000012
Jim Jodat0010006
Jack Reynolds10006
Ron Smith10006
Nolan Cromwell100006
Drew Hill1000006
Willie Miller010006
Joe Harris10006
Sid Justin0010006


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