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1979 NFL Week 8 Leaders and Scores

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Week 8 Top Passers

Minimum 10 attempts
Date Tm Opp Cmp Att Yds TD Int Rate
Jim Zorn 1979-10-21 SEA HOU W, 34-14 18 23 252 3 1 133.8
Terry Bradshaw 1979-10-22 PIT DEN W, 42-7 18 24 267 2 1 121.4
Ken Anderson 1979-10-21 CIN @ CLE L, 27-28 20 32 318 2 0 116.4
Mike Phipps 1979-10-21 CHI @ MIN L, 27-30 10 16 200 0 0 106.2
Steve Grogan 1979-10-21 NWE MIA W, 28-13 16 24 187 1 0 104.0
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Week 8 Top Receivers

Date Tm Opp Rec Yds TD
Charlie Joiner 1979-10-21 SDG @ RAM W, 40-16 7 168 0
Frank Lewis 1979-10-21 BUF BAL L, 13-14 8 158 0
Steve Largent 1979-10-21 SEA HOU W, 34-14 6 135 2
Haven Moses 1979-10-22 DEN @ PIT L, 7-42 5 133 1
John Jefferson 1979-10-21 SDG @ RAM W, 40-16 3 112 1
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Week 8 Top Rushers

Date Tm Opp Att Yds TD
Ricky Bell 1979-10-21 TAM GNB W, 21-3 28 167 0
Mike Pruitt 1979-10-21 CLE CIN W, 28-27 19 135 0
Franco Harris 1979-10-22 PIT DEN W, 42-7 17 121 2
John Riggins 1979-10-21 WAS PHI W, 17-7 19 120 0
Walter Payton 1979-10-21 CHI @ MIN L, 27-30 23 111 1
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Week 8 Top Defenders

Date Tm Opp Tkl Ast Int Yds TD PD Sk FF
Mike Hawkins 1979-10-21 NWE MIA W, 28-13 0 0 2 35 1 0 0.0 0
Tom Myers 1979-10-21 NOR DET W, 17-7 0 0 1 52 1 0 0.0 0
James Hunter 1979-10-21 DET @ NOR L, 7-17 0 0 2 6 0 0 0.0 0
Mike Fuller 1979-10-21 SDG @ RAM W, 40-16 0 0 2 23 0 0 0.0 0
Marvin Cobb 1979-10-21 CIN @ CLE L, 27-28 0 0 1 14 0 0 0.0 0
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Week 8 Boxscores


Sun, Oct 21, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Chargers 7 7 17 9 40
Rams 7 0 0 9 16
Chargers
Dan Fouts17/32, 326 yds, 2 TDs
Charlie Joiner7 rec, 168 yds, 0 TD
Lydell Mitchell12 rush, 48 yds, 0 TD
Rams
Pat Haden17/30, 248 yds, 1 TD
Elvis Peacock5 rec, 97 yds, 0 TD
Wendell Tyler20 rush, 79 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Oct 21, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Lions 0 0 7 0 7
Saints 7 3 7 0 17
Lions
Jeff Komlo12/22, 139 yds, 1 TD
Freddie Scott6 rec, 72 yds, 0 TD
Dexter Bussey7 rush, 37 yds, 0 TD
Saints
Archie Manning17/22, 130 yds, 1 TD
Wes Chandler6 rec, 56 yds, 1 TD
Chuck Muncie15 rush, 76 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 21, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Packers 0 0 3 0 3
Buccaneers 7 7 0 7 21
Packers
David Whitehurst22/35, 261 yds, 0 TD
Paul Coffman7 rec, 106 yds, 0 TD
Nate Simpson17 rush, 35 yds, 0 TD
Buccaneers
Doug Williams6/10, 85 yds, 2 TDs
Jerry Eckwood2 rec, 47 yds, 0 TD
Ricky Bell28 rush, 167 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 21, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Falcons 0 9 0 6 15
49ers 7 0 7 6 20
Falcons
Steve Bartkowski13/27, 126 yds, 1 TD
Wallace Francis5 rec, 71 yds, 0 TD
Lynn Cain11 rush, 58 yds, 0 TD
49ers
Steve DeBerg24/37, 245 yds, 0 TD
Paul Hofer7 rec, 84 yds, 0 TD
Freddie Solomon2 rush, 68 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Oct 21, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Dolphins 10 3 0 0 13
Patriots 0 7 7 14 28
Dolphins
Bob Griese10/18, 57 yds, 1 TD
Bruce Hardy3 rec, 39 yds, 1 TD
Delvin Williams13 rush, 99 yds, 0 TD
Patriots
Steve Grogan16/24, 187 yds, 1 TD
Stanley Morgan2 rec, 53 yds, 0 TD
Horace Ivory16 rush, 44 yds, 1 TD
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Sun, Oct 21, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bears 7 7 3 10 27
Vikings 3 7 7 13 30
Bears
Mike Phipps10/16, 200 yds, 0 TD
Brian Baschnagel4 rec, 104 yds, 1 TD
Walter Payton23 rush, 111 yds, 1 TD
Vikings
Tommy Kramer19/43, 218 yds, 4 TDs
Sammy White3 rec, 91 yds, 1 TD
Chuck Foreman6 rush, 28 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 21, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Giants 0 0 14 7 21
Chiefs 3 7 0 7 17
Giants
Phil Simms12/26, 151 yds, 1 TD
Earnest Gray4 rec, 107 yds, 1 TD
Doug Kotar11 rush, 58 yds, 0 TD
Chiefs
Mike Livingston22/38, 294 yds, 1 TD
Tony Reed8 rec, 103 yds, 0 TD
Tony Reed20 rush, 106 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 21, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Bengals 7 0 13 7 27
Browns 7 0 7 14 28
Bengals
Ken Anderson20/32, 318 yds, 2 TDs
Isaac Curtis6 rec, 108 yds, 1 TD
Pete Johnson15 rush, 63 yds, 2 TDs
Browns
Brian Sipe18/34, 197 yds, 4 TDs
Ozzie Newsome5 rec, 90 yds, 1 TD
Mike Pruitt19 rush, 135 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 21, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Oilers 0 7 0 7 14
Seahawks 7 7 6 14 34
Oilers
Dan Pastorini20/38, 195 yds, 2 TDs
Mike Barber7 rec, 81 yds, 1 TD
Tim Wilson5 rush, 31 yds, 0 TD
Seahawks
Jim Zorn18/23, 252 yds, 3 TDs
Steve Largent6 rec, 135 yds, 2 TDs
Sherman Smith10 rush, 49 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 21, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Colts 0 7 0 7 14
Bills 0 0 7 6 13
Colts
Bert Jones8/25, 164 yds, 1 TD
Randy Burke1 rec, 59 yds, 0 TD
Joe Washington14 rush, 49 yds, 0 TD
Bills
Joe Ferguson19/39, 284 yds, 1 TD
Frank Lewis8 rec, 158 yds, 0 TD
Curtis Brown6 rush, 36 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 21, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Eagles 0 0 0 7 7
Redskins 0 7 7 3 17
Eagles
Ron Jaworski12/27, 195 yds, 1 TD
Keith Krepfle4 rec, 81 yds, 1 TD
Wilbert Montgomery11 rush, 33 yds, 0 TD
Redskins
Joe Theismann15/24, 136 yds, 0 TD
Clarence Harmon3 rec, 33 yds, 0 TD
John Riggins19 rush, 120 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 21, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Cardinals 6 7 0 0 13
Cowboys 3 14 2 3 22
Cardinals
Jim Hart16/38, 156 yds, 0 TD
Ottis Anderson5 rec, 39 yds, 0 TD
Ottis Anderson20 rush, 105 yds, 0 TD
Cowboys
Roger Staubach11/25, 164 yds, 2 TDs
Billy Joe DuPree3 rec, 48 yds, 1 TD
Tony Dorsett20 rush, 111 yds, 0 TD
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Sun, Oct 21, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Raiders 0 10 3 6 19
Jets 7 0 7 14 28
Raiders
Ken Stabler29/47, 360 yds, 2 TDs
Mark van Eeghen7 rec, 108 yds, 0 TD
Mark van Eeghen17 rush, 86 yds, 0 TD
Jets
Richard Todd9/18, 161 yds, 3 TDs
Derrick Gaffney2 rec, 49 yds, 0 TD
Scott Dierking16 rush, 85 yds, 1 TD
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Mon, Oct 22, 1979
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Broncos 7 0 0 0 7
Steelers 7 21 0 14 42
Broncos
Craig Morton16/31, 261 yds, 1 TD
Haven Moses5 rec, 133 yds, 1 TD
Jon Keyworth4 rush, 29 yds, 0 TD
Steelers
Terry Bradshaw18/24, 267 yds, 2 TDs
Lynn Swann2 rec, 76 yds, 1 TD
Franco Harris17 rush, 121 yds, 2 TDs
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