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1979 Washington Redskins (NFL) 3rd place National Football Conference Eastern Division 10-6-0 .625
Head Coach: Jack Pardee
Special AssistantBob Bowser
Offensive LineRay Callahan
LinebackersGeorge Dickson
Special Teams/Tight EndsJohn Hilton
Offensive BacksFred O'Connor
Defensive BacksRichie Petitbon
Defensive CoordinatorRichard Urich
Offensive CoordinatorJoe Walton
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/4/1979ATampa Bay Buccaneers9-7WTampa, FLTampa Stadium64493
Sat8/11/1979ADenver Broncos6-13LDenver, COMile High Stadium58799
Sat8/18/1979AAtlanta Falcons16-6WAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium52478
Fri8/24/1979HCleveland Browns9-21LWashington, DCRFK Stadium40039
Sun9/2/1979HHouston Oilers27-29LWashington, DCRFK Stadium54582
Sun9/9/1979ADetroit Lions27-24WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome54991
Mon9/17/1979HNew York Giants27-0WWashington, DCRFK Stadium54672
Sun9/23/1979ASt. Louis Cardinals17-7WSt. Louis, MOBusch Memorial Stadium50680
Sun9/30/1979AAtlanta Falcons16-7WAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium56819
Sun10/7/1979APhiladelphia Eagles17-28LPhiladelphia, PAVeterans Stadium69142
Sun10/14/1979ACleveland Browns13-9WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium63323
Sun10/21/1979HPhiladelphia Eagles17-7WWashington, DCRFK Stadium54442
Sun10/28/1979HNew Orleans Saints10-14LWashington, DCRFK Stadium53133
Sun11/4/1979APittsburgh Steelers7-38LPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium49462
Sun11/11/1979HSt. Louis Cardinals30-28WWashington, DCRFK Stadium50868
Sun11/18/1979HDallas Cowboys34-20WWashington, DCRFK Stadium55031
Sun11/25/1979ANew York Giants6-14LEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium72641
Sun12/2/1979HGreen Bay Packers38-21WWashington, DCRFK Stadium51682
Sun12/9/1979HCincinnati Bengals28-14WWashington, DCRFK Stadium52882
Sun12/16/1979ADallas Cowboys34-35LIrving, TXTexas Stadium62867
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
79Coy BaconRDE6-426936Jackson State1614
4Mike BraggP5-1118633Richmond160
69Perry BrooksDT6-326025Southern University120
88Danny BuggsWR6-218526West Virginia1616
65Dave ButzLDT6-729529Purdue1514
51Monte ColemanLB6-323022Central Arkansas160
63Fred DeanOG6-325324Texas Southern151
81Chris DeFanceWR6-120523Bakersfield CC; Arizona State41
67Greg DubinetzOG6-426025Yale150
86Phil DuBoisTE6-222523Cerritos JC; San Diego State150
59Brad DusekLLB6-221729Texas A&M1616
30Ike ForteFB6-019825Tyler JC; Arkansas110
66Ted FritschC-OG6-223929St. Norbert160
84Jean FugettTE6-321928Amherst116
80Kris HainesWR5-1118322Notre Dame10
34Bobby HammondRB5-917527Morgan State50
22Buddy HardemanHB6-020225Iowa State100
38Clarence HarmonFB5-1120924Holmes CC; Mississippi State161
26Donnie HarrisS6-218525Northland; Rutgers160
75Terry HermelingLOT6-525533Nevada-Reno1616
82Dallas HickmanDE-LB6-623827Reedley JC; California160
27Ken HoustonSS6-319635Prairie View A&M1313
58Don HoverMLB6-322725Washington State167
77Joe JonesDE6-625031Tennessee State163
54Bob KuzielC6-525529Pittsburgh1616
20Joe LavenderRCB6-418830San Diego State1614
71Karl LorchLDE6-426029Arizona Western JC; Southern California1515
25Benny MaloneHB5-1019327Arizona State1616
80Johnny McDanielWR6-119728Lincoln (Missouri)152
11Kim McQuilkenQB6-220528Lehigh30
57Rich MilotLB6-423722Penn State147
3Mark MoseleyK6-020031Texas A&M; Stephen F. Austin State160
29Mark MurphyFS6-421024Colgate1616
59Neal OlkewiczMLB6-023122Maryland169
24Lemar ParrishLCB5-1118132Lincoln (Missouri)1616
35Lonnie PerrinRB6-122227Illinois50
23Tony PetersRCB-SS6-118526Northeastern Oklahoma A&M JC; Oklahoma165
89Grady RichardsonTE6-422630Pasadena CC; Fullerton State30
44John RigginsFB6-223030Kansas1615
64Ron SaulLOG6-225431Michigan State1515
78Paul SmithDT6-325434New Mexico152
74George StarkeROT6-525031Columbia1616
72Diron TalbertRDT6-524635Texas1616
7Joe TheismannQB6-019530Notre Dame1616
83Ricky ThompsonWR6-017625Baylor1515
47Ray WaddyCB5-1117523Wharton County JC; Texas A&M-Kingsville160
85Don WarrenTE6-424223Mount San Antonio JC; San Diego State1610
73Jeff WilliamsROG6-426024Rhode Island1616
50Pete WysockiRLB6-122531Western Michigan169
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Don Warren4103TESan Diego Statefrom OAK/GB
Rich Milot7182LBPenn Statefrom SEA
Kris Haines9233WRNotre Dame
Monte Coleman10289LBCentral Arkansas
Tony Hall11300WRKnoxvillefrom NE
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals6113057100
Opponents Totals657548107
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals2981261442811524546.986749
Opponents Totals320126165299622343.076617
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Mark Moseley03939100.0253375.80114
John Riggins120000072
Clarence Harmon50000030
Benny Malone40000024
Joe Theismann40000024
Ricky Thompson40000024
Jean Fugett30000018
Johnny McDaniel20000012
Danny Buggs1000006
Ike Forte1000006
Buddy Hardeman1000006
Don Hover1000006
Karl Lorch1000006
Team Totals393939100.0253375.80348
Opponents Totals39373994.981747.10295
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Mark Moseley253375.82/25/58/109/131/3
Team Totals253375.82/25/58/109/131/3
Opponents Totals81747.10/03/33/72/70/0
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
John Riggins26011534.466t9
Benny Malone1764722.7143
Clarence Harmon652674.1180
Joe Theismann461813.9224
Ike Forte251255.020t1
Buddy Hardeman311244.0220
Bobby Hammond252.530
Lonnie Perrin242.030
Kim McQuilken2-3-1.5-10
Team Totals60923283.866t17
Opponents Totals54121544.03321
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Joe Theismann39523359.014927977.112.062205.1133.334263253483.9
Buddy Hardeman2150.003015.030.03000.0150.0003056.3
Kim McQuilken4125.02123.012.01200.0125.000120.0
Team Totals40123558.615128397.112.162205.0153.734263257681.5
Opponents Totals47023449.821033397.114.365t183.8265.547347299262.9
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Danny Buggs4663113.7451
Clarence Harmon3243413.6405
John Riggins281635.8233
Don Warren2630311.7230
Johnny McDaniel2535714.3622
Ricky Thompson2236816.7354
Buddy Hardeman211979.441t1
Benny Malone1313710.555t1
Jean Fugett1012812.830t3
Ike Forte1010510.5220
Bobby Hammond2168.0120
Team Totals235283912.16220
Opponents Totals234333914.365t18
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Lemar Parrish9657.2230
Joe Lavender67712.8270
Mark Murphy3299.7160
Karl Lorch13131.031t1
Ken Houston12020.0200
Monte Coleman11313.0130
Pete Wysocki199.090
Ray Waddy166.060
Neal Olkewicz144.040
Brad Dusek100.000
Tony Peters1-4-4.0-40
Team Totals262509.631t1
Opponents Totals15825.5280
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Mike Bragg78299838.47401012135266334.1
Team Totals78299838.47401012135266334.1
Opponents Totals70284840.7620913271239734.2
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Buddy Hardeman2472078.6520
Bobby Hammond77547.7160
Clarence Harmon101010.0100
Tony Peters1000.000
Team Totals33142718.2520
Opponents Totals29201354.7160
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Buddy Hardeman1940421.3330
Bobby Hammond1431422.4340
Ike Forte821126.4380
Donnie Harris68013.3230
Clarence Harmon56312.6190
Lonnie Perrin37324.3290
Team Totals55114520.8380
Opponents Totals76128016.8410
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Coy Bacon0004430
Perry Brooks0001100
Monte Coleman0003300
Brad Dusek0003300
Ike Forte310100
Jean Fugett100000
Buddy Hardeman420200
Clarence Harmon310100
Donnie Harris0002200
Don Hover0001101
Karl Lorch0003300
Benny Malone100000
Mark Murphy00022220
Lemar Parrish0002200
Tony Peters100000
John Riggins500000
Ron Saul0010100
George Starke0010100
Joe Theismann3202-40
Ricky Thompson0010100
Don Warren0010100
Team Totals2111102131211
Opponents Totals34211310230
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