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1979 Pittsburgh Steelers

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12-4-0, AFC Central Division  · 1979 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 11.9, Offense: 6.8, Defense: 5.1, SoS: 2.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 416 points (26.0/g), 1st of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 262 points (16.4/g), 5th.
 Differential of 154 points (9.6/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 12.0-4.0.

Coach: Chuck Noll (12-4-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Woody Widenhofer

Stadium: Three Rivers Stadium
 Training Camp: St. Vincent College (Latrobe, Pennsylvania)


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Rnd Pick Tm Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 28 PIT Greg Hawthorne RB 9 1979 1987 0 0 1 14 105 137 527 7 92 1112 4 Baylor
2 56 PIT Zack Valentine LB 4 1979 1982 0 0 0 8 56 East Carolina
4 86 PIT Russell Davis RB 4 1980 1983 0 0 0 4 42 104 474 2 5 45 0 Michigan
4 110 PIT Calvin Sweeney WR 8 1980 1987 0 0 2 16 102 1 -2 0 113 1775 7 USC
5 137 PIT Dwaine Board DE 10 1979 1988 0 0 6 48 121 North Carolina A&T
6 157 PIT Bill Murrell TE 1 1979 1979 0 0 0 0 12 2 20 0 Winston-Salem St.
6 161 PIT Dwayne Woodruff DB 11 1979 1990 0 0 8 49 157 Louisville
6 165 PIT Matt Bahr K 17 1979 1995 0 0 16 30 235 1 -8 0 Penn St.
7 192 PIT Bruce Kimball G 3 1982 1984 0 0 0 3 25 Massachusetts
8 220 PIT Tom Graves LB 1 1979 1979 0 0 0 3 11 Michigan St.
9 248 PIT Richard Kirk DE 0 0 0 Denison
10 275 PIT Tod Thompson TE 0 0 0 BYU
11 303 PIT Charlie Moore C 0 0 0 Wichita St.
12 322 PIT Ed Smith LB 2 1980 1981 0 0 0 4 32 Vanderbilt
12 330 PIT Mike Almond WR 0 0 0