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, while 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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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


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


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


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


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Mike Bragg78299838.474

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


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


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