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1979 NFL Week 5 Leaders and Scores

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Week 5 Top Passers

Minimum 10 attempts
Date Tm Opp Cmp Att Yds TD Int Rate
Joe Ferguson 1979-09-30 BUF @ BAL W, 31-13 14 23 317 3 1 126.4
Ken Stabler 1979-09-30 OAK DEN W, 27-3 11 18 196 1 0 116.9
Dan Fouts 1979-09-30 SDG SFO W, 31-9 26 34 251 2 1 103.9
Dan Pastorini 1979-09-30 HOU CLE W, 31-10 8 13 102 0 0 86.1
Joe Theismann 1979-09-30 WAS @ ATL W, 16-7 19 26 233 0 1 84.3
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Week 5 Top Receivers

Date Tm Opp Rec Yds TD
Danny Buggs 1979-09-30 WAS @ ATL W, 16-7 10 134 0
Nat Moore 1979-09-30 MIA @ NYJ L, 27-33 8 127 1
Frank Lewis 1979-09-30 BUF @ BAL W, 31-13 3 120 1
Don Bass 1979-09-30 CIN @ DAL L, 13-38 8 108 1
Derrick Gaffney 1979-09-30 NYJ MIA W, 33-27 4 104 0
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Week 5 Top Rushers

Date Tm Opp Att Yds TD
Ted McKnight 1979-09-30 KAN @ SEA W, 24-6 12 147 2
Jerry Eckwood 1979-09-30 TAM @ CHI W, 17-13 23 120 1
Tony Dorsett 1979-09-30 DAL CIN W, 38-13 20 119 0
Wilbert Montgomery 1979-09-30 PHI PIT W, 17-14 28 98 1
Clark Gaines 1979-09-30 NYJ MIA W, 33-27 19 92 0
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Week 5 Top Defenders

Date Tm Opp Tkl Ast Int Yds TD PD Sk FF
J.C. Wilson 1979-09-30 HOU CLE W, 31-10 0 0 1 34 1 0 0.0 0
Bobby Jackson 1979-09-30 NYJ MIA W, 33-27 0 0 1 58 1 0 0.0 0
Dave Elmendorf 1979-09-30 RAM STL W, 21-0 0 0 2 32 0 0 0.0 0
Joe Lavender 1979-09-30 WAS @ ATL W, 16-7 0 0 2 43 0 0 0.0 0
Lyle Blackwood 1979-09-30 BAL BUF L, 13-31 0 0 1 27 0 0 0.0 0
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Week 5 Boxscores


Sun, Sep 30, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Broncos 0 3 0 0 3
Raiders 7 7 0 13 27
Broncos
Craig Morton13/30, 172 yds, 0 TD
Rick Upchurch5 rec, 77 yds, 0 TD
Rob Lytle8 rush, 34 yds, 0 TD
Raiders
Ken Stabler11/18, 196 yds, 1 TD
Dave Casper4 rec, 92 yds, 1 TD
Mark van Eeghen23 rush, 74 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Sep 30, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Buccaneers 0 10 0 7 17
Bears 0 3 3 7 13
Buccaneers
Doug Williams14/31, 168 yds, 1 TD
Jerry Eckwood3 rec, 46 yds, 0 TD
Jerry Eckwood23 rush, 120 yds, 1 TD
Bears
Vince Evans12/23, 173 yds, 1 TD
Walter Payton5 rec, 88 yds, 1 TD
Walter Payton15 rush, 46 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 30, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Chiefs 0 10 0 14 24
Seahawks 3 0 3 0 6
Chiefs
Steve Fuller8/12, 42 yds, 1 TD
Ed Beckman1 rec, 12 yds, 0 TD
Ted McKnight12 rush, 147 yds, 2 TDs
Seahawks
Jim Zorn23/38, 187 yds, 0 TD
Dan Doornink10 rec, 70 yds, 0 TD
Sherman Smith12 rush, 53 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 30, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Redskins 3 10 3 0 16
Falcons 7 0 0 0 7
Redskins
Joe Theismann19/26, 233 yds, 0 TD
Danny Buggs10 rec, 134 yds, 0 TD
John Riggins18 rush, 56 yds, 1 TD
Falcons
Steve Bartkowski6/26, 105 yds, 0 TD
Wallace Francis2 rec, 53 yds, 0 TD
William Andrews15 rush, 59 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Sep 30, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Dolphins 10 0 0 17 27
Jets 7 13 6 7 33
Dolphins
Bob Griese22/45, 296 yds, 3 TDs
Nat Moore8 rec, 127 yds, 1 TD
Delvin Williams16 rush, 48 yds, 0 TD
Jets
Richard Todd6/10, 186 yds, 1 TD
Derrick Gaffney4 rec, 104 yds, 0 TD
Clark Gaines19 rush, 92 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 30, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Vikings 0 3 7 3 13
Lions 0 0 3 7 10
Vikings
Tommy Kramer13/23, 167 yds, 0 TD
Sammy White6 rec, 100 yds, 0 TD
Ted Brown14 rush, 61 yds, 0 TD
Lions
Jeff Komlo13/25, 126 yds, 1 TD
Horace King3 rec, 40 yds, 0 TD
Dexter Bussey11 rush, 45 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 30, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bills 0 14 17 0 31
Colts 3 3 0 7 13
Bills
Joe Ferguson14/23, 317 yds, 3 TDs
Frank Lewis3 rec, 120 yds, 1 TD
Roland Hooks11 rush, 35 yds, 1 TD
Colts
Greg Landry22/38, 277 yds, 1 TD
Reese McCall5 rec, 80 yds, 1 TD
Joe Washington14 rush, 37 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 30, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bengals 3 3 7 0 13
Cowboys 7 14 10 7 38
Bengals
Ken Anderson17/33, 187 yds, 1 TD
Don Bass8 rec, 108 yds, 1 TD
Charles Alexander9 rush, 34 yds, 0 TD
Cowboys
Roger Staubach12/25, 164 yds, 2 TDs
Tony Hill5 rec, 71 yds, 1 TD
Tony Dorsett20 rush, 119 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 30, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Giants 0 0 7 7 14
Saints 0 10 7 7 24
Giants
Phil Simms8/19, 115 yds, 1 TD
Johnny Perkins3 rec, 83 yds, 0 TD
Doug Kotar12 rush, 62 yds, 0 TD
Saints
Archie Manning17/33, 202 yds, 1 TD
Ike Harris3 rec, 87 yds, 1 TD
Tony Galbreath14 rush, 81 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Sep 30, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Browns 0 10 0 0 10
Oilers 10 14 7 0 31
Browns
Brian Sipe18/35, 222 yds, 0 TD
Calvin Hill6 rec, 68 yds, 0 TD
Cleo Miller4 rush, 59 yds, 0 TD
Oilers
Dan Pastorini8/13, 102 yds, 0 TD
Mike Barber2 rec, 39 yds, 0 TD
Earl Campbell18 rush, 76 yds, 3 TDs
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Sun, Sep 30, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Steelers 0 7 0 7 14
Eagles 0 7 10 0 17
Steelers
Terry Bradshaw12/26, 176 yds, 1 TD
John Stallworth5 rec, 102 yds, 1 TD
Sidney Thornton16 rush, 88 yds, 1 TD
Eagles
Ron Jaworski11/20, 158 yds, 0 TD
Keith Krepfle4 rec, 95 yds, 0 TD
Wilbert Montgomery28 rush, 98 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Sep 30, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Cardinals 0 0 0 0 0
Rams 7 7 0 7 21
Cardinals
Jim Hart8/24, 109 yds, 0 TD
Pat Tilley2 rec, 46 yds, 0 TD
Ottis Anderson17 rush, 75 yds, 0 TD
Rams
Pat Haden14/24, 170 yds, 0 TD
Billy Waddy2 rec, 61 yds, 1 TD
Wendell Tyler17 rush, 75 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Sep 30, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
49ers 0 3 6 0 9
Chargers 0 17 0 14 31
49ers
Steve DeBerg13/23, 147 yds, 0 TD
Paul Hofer3 rec, 57 yds, 0 TD
O.J. Simpson16 rush, 89 yds, 1 TD
Chargers
Dan Fouts26/34, 251 yds, 2 TDs
Kellen Winslow7 rec, 72 yds, 1 TD
Clarence Williams14 rush, 37 yds, 1 TD
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Mon, Oct 1, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Patriots 7 7 0 0 14
Packers 7 13 7 0 27
Patriots
Steve Grogan17/33, 255 yds, 2 TDs
Russ Francis5 rec, 88 yds, 2 TDs
Don Calhoun14 rush, 64 yds, 0 TD
Packers
David Whitehurst17/27, 206 yds, 1 TD
James Lofton3 rec, 67 yds, 0 TD
Terdell Middleton20 rush, 80 yds, 1 TD
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