1979 Week Summaries

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1979 Week 1

Sep 1, 1979
Detroit Lions 16
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31  
PassYds Williams-TAM 99
RushYds Eckwood-TAM 121
RecYds Giles-TAM 97
Sep 2, 1979
Miami Dolphins 9
Buffalo Bills 7  
PassYds Griese-MIA 139
RushYds Csonka-MIA 87
RecYds Lewis-BUF 48
Sep 2, 1979
New York Giants 17
Philadelphia Eagles 23  
PassYds Pisarcik-NYG 274
RushYds Montgomery-PHI 90
RecYds Carmichael-PHI 98
Sep 2, 1979
Houston Oilers 29
Washington Redskins 27  
PassYds Pastorini-HOU 176
RushYds Campbell-HOU 166
RecYds Johnson-HOU 76
Sep 2, 1979
San Francisco 49ers 22
Minnesota Vikings 28  
PassYds Kramer-MIN 297
RushYds Young-MIN 43
RecYds Rashad-MIN 152
Sep 2, 1979
Atlanta Falcons 40
New Orleans Saints 34 OT
PassYds Bartkowski-ATL 312
RushYds Andrews-ATL 167
RecYds Chandler-NOR 205
Sep 2, 1979
Green Bay Packers 3
Chicago Bears 6  
PassYds Phipps-CHI 117
RushYds Payton-CHI 125
RecYds Payton-CHI 49
Sep 2, 1979
Dallas Cowboys 22
St. Louis Cardinals 21  
PassYds Staubach-DAL 269
RushYds Anderson-STL 193
RecYds Hill-DAL 113
Sep 2, 1979
San Diego Chargers 33
Seattle Seahawks 16  
PassYds Fouts-SDG 224
RushYds Smith-SEA 95
RecYds Largent-SEA 45
Sep 2, 1979
Cleveland Browns 25
New York Jets 22 OT
PassYds Sipe-CLE 302
RushYds Dierking-NYJ 94
RecYds Logan-CLE 115
Sep 2, 1979
Oakland Raiders 24
Los Angeles Rams 17  
PassYds Haden-RAM 229
RushYds Whittington-OAK 67
RecYds Miller-RAM 53
Sep 2, 1979
Baltimore Colts 0
Kansas City Chiefs 14  
PassYds Landry-BAL 130
RushYds McKnight-KAN 79
RecYds Washington-BAL 130
Sep 2, 1979
Cincinnati Bengals 0
Denver Broncos 10  
PassYds Weese-DEN 202
RushYds Preston-DEN 70
RecYds Upchurch-DEN 88
Sep 3, 1979
Pittsburgh Steelers 16
New England Patriots 13 OT
PassYds Bradshaw-PIT 221
RushYds Harris-PIT 74
RecYds Stallworth-PIT 95

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