1979 Washington Redskins Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Jack Pardee (10-6)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1979 Washington Redskins Roster
1979 Washington Redskins Results

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

The Redskins netted 348 points, and the defensive unit yielded 295. John Riggins carried the ball for a team-best 1,153 yards for Washington.

Joe Theismann threw for 2,797 yards. Danny Buggs grabbed 46 passes for 631 yards.

The sticky-fingered defense pounced on 47 turnovers. Lemar Parrish intercepted 9 opponent throws.

Jack Pardee coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Joe Theismann39523359.027977.1205.1133.3623426383.9
Buddy Hardeman2150.03015.000.0150.0300056.3
Kim McQuilken4125.0123.000.0125.012000.0
Totals40123558.628397.1205.0153.762 34263

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
John Riggins26011534.466 9
Benny Malone1764722.714 3
Clarence Harmon652674.118 0
Joe Theismann461813.922 4
Ike Forte251255.020 1
Buddy Hardeman311244.022 0
Bobby Hammond252.50
Lonnie Perrin242.00
Kim McQuilken2-3-1.5-1 0
Totals60923283.866 17

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Danny Buggs4663113.745 1
Clarence Harmon3243413.640 5
John Riggins281635.823 3
Don Warren2630311.723 0
John McDaniel2535714.362 2
Ricky Thompson2236816.735 4
Buddy Hardeman211979.441 1
Benny Malone1313710.555 1
Jean Fugett1012812.830 3
Ike Forte1010510.522 0
Bobby Hammond2168.012 0
Totals235283912.162 20

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Mark Moseley3939100.0332575.8114
Totals3939100.0332575.8114

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Mike Bragg78299838.474
Totals78299838.474

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Buddy Hardeman242078.652 0
Bobby Hammond7547.716 0
Clarence Harmon11010.010 0
Tony Peters100.00
Totals332718.252 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Buddy Hardeman1940421.333 0
Bobby Hammond1431422.434 0
Ike Forte821126.438 0
Don Harris68013.323 0
Lonnie Perrin37324.329 0
Clarence Harmon56312.619 0
Totals55114520.838 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lemar Parrish9657.223 0
Joe Lavender67712.827 0
Mark Murphy3299.716 0
Karl Lorch13131.031 1
Ken Houston12020.020 0
Monte Coleman11313.013 0
Pete Wysocki199.00
Ray Waddy166.00
Neal Olkewicz144.00
Brad Dusek100.00
Tony Peters1-4-4.0-4 0
Totals262509.631 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
Mark Moseley25390114
John Riggins9300072
Clarence Harmon050000030
Ricky Thompson400024
Benny Malone3100024
Joe Theismann400024
Jean Fugett300018
John McDaniel200012
Karl Lorch10006
Ike Forte1000006
Buddy Hardeman01000006
Danny Buggs10006
Don Hover10006
Totals17200001102539000348



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