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1979 NFL Week 3 Leaders and Scores

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Week 3 Top Passers

Minimum 10 attempts
Date Tm Opp Cmp Att Yds TD Int Rate
Jim Zorn 1979-09-16 SEA OAK W, 27-10 13 22 277 3 0 143.0
Steve Bartkowski 1979-09-16 ATL DEN L, 17-20 20 29 326 2 0 129.4
Gifford Nielsen 1979-09-16 HOU KAN W, 20-6 12 18 173 1 0 116.2
Roger Staubach 1979-09-16 DAL CHI W, 24-20 18 31 222 3 0 112.6
Richard Todd 1979-09-16 NYJ DET W, 31-10 9 13 208 0 0 111.9
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Week 3 Top Receivers

Date Tm Opp Rec Yds TD
Wesley Walker 1979-09-16 NYJ DET W, 31-10 6 177 0
Curtis Brown 1979-09-16 BUF @ SDG L, 19-27 8 157 1
Cliff Branch 1979-09-16 OAK @ SEA L, 10-27 7 156 0
Steve Largent 1979-09-16 SEA OAK W, 27-10 5 139 2
Wallace Francis 1979-09-16 ATL DEN L, 17-20 8 138 1
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Week 3 Top Rushers

Date Tm Opp Att Yds TD
Clarence Williams 1979-09-16 SDG BUF W, 27-19 18 157 4
Walter Payton 1979-09-16 CHI @ DAL L, 20-24 22 134 0
Earl Campbell 1979-09-16 HOU KAN W, 20-6 32 131 1
Tony Dorsett 1979-09-16 DAL CHI W, 24-20 20 108 0
Cullen Bryant 1979-09-16 RAM SFO W, 27-24 23 106 1
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Week 3 Top Defenders

Date Tm Opp Tkl Ast Int Yds TD PD Sk FF
Mike Reinfeldt 1979-09-16 HOU KAN W, 20-6 0 0 2 3 0 0 0.0 0
J.C. Wilson 1979-09-16 HOU KAN W, 20-6 0 0 2 32 0 0 0.0 0
Karl Lorch 1979-09-17 WAS NYG W, 27-0 0 0 1 31 1 0 0.0 0
Reggie Wilkes 1979-09-16 PHI @ NOR W, 26-14 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Charles Johnson 1979-09-16 GNB TAM L, 10-21 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
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Week 3 Boxscores


Sun, Sep 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Chiefs 0 6 0 0 6
Oilers 7 10 0 3 20
Chiefs
Steve Fuller11/27, 138 yds, 0 TD
Tony Reed3 rec, 37 yds, 0 TD
Tony Reed11 rush, 50 yds, 0 TD
Oilers
Gifford Nielsen12/18, 173 yds, 1 TD
Mike Barber3 rec, 66 yds, 0 TD
Earl Campbell32 rush, 131 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Buccaneers 0 7 14 0 21
Packers 3 0 0 7 10
Buccaneers
Doug Williams12/24, 132 yds, 1 TD
Isaac Hagins4 rec, 54 yds, 0 TD
Jerry Eckwood23 rush, 99 yds, 1 TD
Packers
David Whitehurst24/34, 214 yds, 1 TD
James Lofton7 rec, 78 yds, 1 TD
Barty Smith10 rush, 35 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Dolphins 0 7 0 20 27
Vikings 3 6 3 0 12
Dolphins
Bob Griese10/15, 94 yds, 0 TD
Duriel Harris5 rec, 79 yds, 0 TD
Delvin Williams22 rush, 73 yds, 1 TD
Vikings
Tommy Kramer14/25, 117 yds, 0 TD
Rickey Young3 rec, 31 yds, 0 TD
Rickey Young12 rush, 70 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Patriots 0 7 7 6 20
Bengals 0 0 7 7 14
Patriots
Steve Grogan11/26, 176 yds, 1 TD
Harold Jackson2 rec, 76 yds, 0 TD
Sam Cunningham16 rush, 61 yds, 0 TD
Bengals
Jack Thompson7/20, 83 yds, 0 TD
Don Bass4 rec, 43 yds, 0 TD
Jack Thompson6 rush, 57 yds, 2 TDs
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Sun, Sep 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bills 6 6 7 0 19
Chargers 7 6 7 7 27
Bills
Joe Ferguson16/29, 257 yds, 2 TDs
Curtis Brown8 rec, 157 yds, 1 TD
Terry Miller8 rush, 26 yds, 0 TD
Chargers
Dan Fouts8/13, 100 yds, 0 TD
Mike Thomas2 rec, 53 yds, 0 TD
Clarence Williams18 rush, 157 yds, 4 TDs
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Sun, Sep 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bears 7 0 6 7 20
Cowboys 7 3 7 7 24
Bears
Vince Evans5/16, 155 yds, 2 TDs
Golden Richards3 rec, 79 yds, 1 TD
Walter Payton22 rush, 134 yds, 0 TD
Cowboys
Roger Staubach18/31, 222 yds, 3 TDs
Tony Hill5 rec, 91 yds, 2 TDs
Tony Dorsett20 rush, 108 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Eagles 3 10 3 10 26
Saints 0 7 0 7 14
Eagles
Ron Jaworski12/23, 181 yds, 1 TD
Charlie Smith2 rec, 54 yds, 0 TD
Wilbert Montgomery20 rush, 95 yds, 0 TD
Saints
Archie Manning15/25, 189 yds, 1 TD
Wes Chandler4 rec, 92 yds, 1 TD
Tony Galbreath11 rush, 52 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Colts 10 0 0 0 10
Browns 0 3 7 3 13
Colts
Greg Landry17/29, 185 yds, 0 TD
Roger Carr7 rec, 79 yds, 0 TD
Joe Washington19 rush, 59 yds, 0 TD
Browns
Brian Sipe14/32, 218 yds, 1 TD
Ozzie Newsome3 rec, 84 yds, 0 TD
Greg Pruitt17 rush, 64 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Steelers 7 0 0 17 24
Cardinals 9 6 6 0 21
Steelers
Terry Bradshaw14/31, 206 yds, 2 TDs
John Stallworth6 rec, 80 yds, 1 TD
Rocky Bleier13 rush, 73 yds, 1 TD
Cardinals
Jim Hart12/24, 132 yds, 0 TD
Mel Gray1 rec, 48 yds, 0 TD
Theotis Brown14 rush, 69 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 OT Final
Broncos 7 3 7 0 3 20
Falcons 0 10 0 7 0 17
Broncos
Norris Weese13/22, 215 yds, 0 TD
Haven Moses5 rec, 99 yds, 0 TD
Jim Jensen9 rush, 52 yds, 0 TD
Falcons
Steve Bartkowski20/29, 326 yds, 2 TDs
Wallace Francis8 rec, 138 yds, 1 TD
William Andrews20 rush, 41 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Raiders 0 0 7 3 10
Seahawks 7 3 10 7 27
Raiders
Ken Stabler25/37, 343 yds, 1 TD
Cliff Branch7 rec, 156 yds, 0 TD
Mark van Eeghen10 rush, 54 yds, 0 TD
Seahawks
Jim Zorn13/22, 277 yds, 3 TDs
Steve Largent5 rec, 139 yds, 2 TDs
Dan Doornink15 rush, 52 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Lions 0 7 0 3 10
Jets 0 14 3 14 31
Lions
Jeff Komlo19/30, 178 yds, 1 TD
Freddie Scott7 rec, 84 yds, 0 TD
Bo Robinson11 rush, 23 yds, 0 TD
Jets
Richard Todd9/13, 208 yds, 0 TD
Wesley Walker6 rec, 177 yds, 0 TD
Kevin Long19 rush, 76 yds, 3 TDs
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Sun, Sep 16, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
49ers 10 0 0 14 24
Rams 0 14 7 6 27
49ers
Steve DeBerg15/29, 138 yds, 2 TDs
Freddie Solomon6 rec, 66 yds, 0 TD
O.J. Simpson18 rush, 73 yds, 0 TD
Rams
Pat Haden17/29, 200 yds, 2 TDs
Elvis Peacock3 rec, 47 yds, 0 TD
Cullen Bryant23 rush, 106 yds, 1 TD
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Mon, Sep 17, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Giants 0 0 0 0 0
Redskins 3 14 7 3 27
Giants
Joe Pisarcik7/24, 112 yds, 0 TD
Jim Robinson1 rec, 31 yds, 0 TD
Doug Kotar12 rush, 54 yds, 0 TD
Redskins
Joe Theismann18/28, 153 yds, 1 TD
Buddy Hardeman5 rec, 52 yds, 0 TD
John Riggins15 rush, 52 yds, 0 TD
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