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1979 NFL Week 16 Leaders and Scores

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Week 16 Top Passers

Minimum 10 attempts
Date Tm Opp Cmp Att Yds TD Int Rate
Jim Zorn 1979-12-16 SEA @ OAK W, 29-24 23 35 314 2 1 101.4
Roger Staubach 1979-12-16 DAL WAS W, 35-34 24 42 336 3 1 96.9
Joe Theismann 1979-12-16 WAS @ DAL L, 34-35 12 23 200 1 0 96.3
Greg Landry 1979-12-16 BAL @ NYG W, 31-7 17 24 176 1 1 88.2
Archie Manning 1979-12-16 NOR @ RAM W, 29-14 10 15 162 1 3 85.3
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Week 16 Top Receivers

Date Tm Opp Rec Yds TD
Sam McCullum 1979-12-16 SEA @ OAK W, 29-24 8 173 1
Harold Jackson 1979-12-16 NWE MIN W, 27-23 5 147 1
Paul Hofer 1979-12-16 SFO @ ATL L, 21-31 9 130 1
Rickey Young 1979-12-16 MIN @ NWE L, 23-27 15 116 1
Tony Hill 1979-12-16 DAL WAS W, 35-34 8 113 1
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Week 16 Top Rushers

Date Tm Opp Att Yds TD
Walter Payton 1979-12-16 CHI STL W, 42-6 33 157 3
John Riggins 1979-12-16 WAS @ DAL L, 34-35 22 151 2
Wendell Tyler 1979-12-16 RAM NOR L, 14-29 18 141 1
Ricky Bell 1979-12-16 TAM KAN W, 3-0 39 137 0
Earl Campbell 1979-12-16 HOU PHI L, 20-26 16 134 1
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Week 16 Top Defenders

Date Tm Opp Tkl Ast Int Yds TD PD Sk FF
Steve Foley 1979-12-17 DEN @ SDG L, 7-17 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 0
Lester Hayes 1979-12-16 OAK SEA L, 24-29 0 0 1 30 1 0 0.0 0
Robert Pennywell 1979-12-16 ATL SFO W, 31-21 0 0 1 39 1 0 0.0 0
Jeff Nixon 1979-12-16 BUF @ PIT L, 0-28 0 0 1 10 0 0 0.0 0
Mario Clark 1979-12-16 BUF @ PIT L, 0-28 0 0 1 13 0 0 0.0 0
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Week 16 Boxscores


Sat, Dec 15, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Packers 6 3 9 0 18
Lions 7 0 0 6 13
Packers
Lynn Dickey11/24, 131 yds, 0 TD
James Lofton3 rec, 48 yds, 0 TD
Ricky Patton19 rush, 99 yds, 0 TD
Lions
Scott Hunter8/16, 84 yds, 0 TD
Freddie Scott5 rec, 80 yds, 0 TD
Dexter Bussey10 rush, 64 yds, 1 TD
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Sat, Dec 15, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Jets 0 6 14 7 27
Dolphins 7 7 3 7 24
Jets
Richard Todd12/22, 226 yds, 2 TDs
Bruce Harper2 rec, 89 yds, 1 TD
Clark Gaines13 rush, 45 yds, 0 TD
Dolphins
Don Strock26/41, 322 yds, 1 TD
Nat Moore5 rec, 102 yds, 0 TD
Bob Torrey5 rush, 22 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Dec 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
49ers 7 7 7 0 21
Falcons 3 7 7 14 31
49ers
Steve DeBerg29/54, 345 yds, 2 TDs
Paul Hofer9 rec, 130 yds, 1 TD
Paul Hofer14 rush, 77 yds, 1 TD
Falcons
Steve Bartkowski18/28, 187 yds, 1 TD
William Andrews4 rec, 50 yds, 0 TD
William Andrews19 rush, 63 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Dec 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Redskins 10 7 0 17 34
Cowboys 0 14 7 14 35
Redskins
Joe Theismann12/23, 200 yds, 1 TD
Benny Malone1 rec, 55 yds, 1 TD
John Riggins22 rush, 151 yds, 2 TDs
Cowboys
Roger Staubach24/42, 336 yds, 3 TDs
Tony Hill8 rec, 113 yds, 1 TD
Ron Springs20 rush, 79 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Dec 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Chiefs 0 0 0 0 0
Buccaneers 0 0 0 3 3
Chiefs
Steve Fuller7/13, 46 yds, 0 TD
Earl Gant3 rec, 24 yds, 0 TD
Earl Gant6 rush, 25 yds, 0 TD
Buccaneers
Doug Williams5/13, 51 yds, 0 TD
Jerry Eckwood2 rec, 26 yds, 0 TD
Ricky Bell39 rush, 137 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Dec 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Vikings 6 7 3 7 23
Patriots 7 0 0 20 27
Vikings
Tommy Kramer35/61, 308 yds, 1 TD
Rickey Young15 rec, 116 yds, 1 TD
Rickey Young16 rush, 80 yds, 0 TD
Patriots
Steve Grogan12/26, 204 yds, 2 TDs
Harold Jackson5 rec, 147 yds, 1 TD
Don Calhoun10 rush, 37 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Dec 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bills 0 0 0 0 0
Steelers 7 7 7 7 28
Bills
Joe Ferguson11/31, 103 yds, 0 TD
Jerry Butler3 rec, 54 yds, 0 TD
Mike Collier16 rush, 49 yds, 0 TD
Steelers
Terry Bradshaw14/27, 209 yds, 1 TD
Lynn Swann3 rec, 61 yds, 1 TD
Franco Harris21 rush, 100 yds, 2 TDs
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Sun, Dec 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Saints 0 14 6 9 29
Rams 7 0 0 7 14
Saints
Archie Manning10/15, 162 yds, 1 TD
Henry Childs2 rec, 62 yds, 0 TD
Mike Strachan18 rush, 93 yds, 2 TDs
Rams
Vince Ferragamo14/26, 159 yds, 0 TD
Preston Dennard4 rec, 64 yds, 0 TD
Wendell Tyler18 rush, 141 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Dec 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Browns 6 0 0 6 12
Bengals 0 6 7 3 16
Browns
Brian Sipe20/42, 238 yds, 1 TD
Dave Logan5 rec, 86 yds, 1 TD
Mike Pruitt19 rush, 83 yds, 1 TD
Bengals
Jack Thompson4/12, 27 yds, 0 TD
Dan Ross4 rec, 29 yds, 0 TD
Pete Johnson19 rush, 67 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Dec 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Colts 10 7 7 7 31
Giants 0 0 7 0 7
Colts
Greg Landry17/24, 176 yds, 1 TD
Mike Siani5 rec, 63 yds, 1 TD
Joe Washington17 rush, 58 yds, 0 TD
Giants
Phil Simms7/14, 67 yds, 1 TD
Johnny Perkins2 rec, 23 yds, 0 TD
Billy Taylor15 rush, 87 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Dec 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Eagles 9 3 7 7 26
Oilers 0 10 0 10 20
Eagles
Ron Jaworski12/21, 163 yds, 0 TD
Wilbert Montgomery5 rec, 51 yds, 0 TD
Billy Campfield7 rush, 68 yds, 0 TD
Oilers
Dan Pastorini7/14, 85 yds, 1 TD
Mike Renfro3 rec, 67 yds, 1 TD
Earl Campbell16 rush, 134 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Dec 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Cardinals 0 0 6 0 6
Bears 14 7 7 14 42
Cardinals
Steve Pisarkiewicz5/28, 65 yds, 0 TD
Pat Tilley3 rec, 52 yds, 1 TD
Ottis Anderson14 rush, 39 yds, 0 TD
Bears
Mike Phipps18/33, 233 yds, 2 TDs
Rickey Watts6 rec, 103 yds, 1 TD
Walter Payton33 rush, 157 yds, 3 TDs
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Sun, Dec 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Seahawks 10 7 9 3 29
Raiders 7 10 0 7 24
Seahawks
Jim Zorn23/35, 314 yds, 2 TDs
Sam McCullum8 rec, 173 yds, 1 TD
Sherman Smith15 rush, 44 yds, 1 TD
Raiders
Ken Stabler31/47, 342 yds, 1 TD
Cliff Branch10 rec, 109 yds, 0 TD
Mark van Eeghen11 rush, 38 yds, 0 TD
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Mon, Dec 17, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Broncos 7 0 0 0 7
Chargers 0 7 7 3 17
Broncos
Craig Morton27/41, 236 yds, 0 TD
Jim Jensen8 rec, 65 yds, 0 TD
Otis Armstrong13 rush, 45 yds, 1 TD
Chargers
Dan Fouts17/29, 230 yds, 1 TD
Bob Klein4 rec, 69 yds, 0 TD
Clarence Williams16 rush, 50 yds, 0 TD
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