The Washington Redskins handily beat the Dallas Cowboys, 34 to 20, on November 18, 1979.

1979 Washington Redskins

Final

DAL

Cowboys

8-4-0

20

WAS

34

1

0

7

2

3

7

3

3

10

4

14

10

Total

20

34

1st quarter

DAL

WAS

Redskins

Johnnie McDaniel 4-yard pass from Joe Theismann (Mark Moseley kick)

0

7

2nd quarter

DAL

WAS

Cowboys

Rafael Septien 34-yard field goal

3

7

Redskins

John Riggins 3-yard run (Mark Moseley kick)

3

14

3rd quarter

DAL

WAS

Cowboys

Rafael Septien 37-yard field goal

6

14

Redskins

Clarence Harmon 10-yard pass from Joe Theismann (Mark Moseley kick)

6

21

Redskins

Mark Moseley 46-yard field goal

6

24

4th quarter

DAL

WAS

Cowboys

Drew Pearson 19-yard pass from Roger Staubach (Rafael Septien kick)

13

24

Redskins

Ricky Thompson 11-yard pass from Joe Theismann (Mark Moseley kick)

13

31

Cowboys

Drew Pearson 9-yard pass from Danny White (Rafael Septien kick)

20

31

Redskins

Mark Moseley 45-yard field goal

20

34

Cowboys

Redskins

1st Downs

27

19

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

83

59

Total Yards

384

306

Yards per play

4.6

5.2

Passing

299

202

Comp - Att

29 - 49

15 - 24

Yards per pass

5.4

7.8

Interceptions thrown

3

0

Sacks - Yards lost

6 - 51

2 - 8

Rushing

85

104

Rushing Attempts

28

33

Yards per rush

3.0

3.2

Penalties

7

8

Turnovers

5

0

Fumbles lost

2

0

Interceptions

3

0

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Roger Staubach 23 38 276 7.3 1 3 58.7
Danny White 6 11 74 6.7 1 0 105.9
Team 29 49 299 7.1 2 3 6 69.3

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Tony Dorsett 14 43 3.1 0
Robert Newhouse 6 18 3.0 0
Scott Laidlaw 3 17 5.7 0
Ron Springs 2 6 3.0 0
Roger Staubach 2 4 2.0 0
Preston Pearson 1 -3 -3.0 0
Team 28 85 3.0 0

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Drew Pearson 8 134 16.8 2
Tony Hill 6 92 15.3 0
Tony Dorsett 8 61 7.6 0
Billy Joe DuPree 1 21 21.0 0
Ron Springs 2 18 9.0 0
Scott Laidlaw 2 11 5.5 0
Preston Pearson 1 7 7.0 0
Robert Newhouse 1 6 6.0 0
Team 29 350 7.1 2 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 3 2 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 2.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Rafael Septien 2 2 2 8
Team 2 2 2 8

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Danny White 2 70 35.0
Team 2 70 35.0

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Ron Springs 6 119 19.8 0
Steve Wilson 1 21 21.0 0
Team 7 140 20.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Steve Wilson 3 17 5.7 0
Team 3 17 5.7 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Joe Theismann 15 24 210 8.8 3 0 130.2
Team 15 24 202 8.8 3 0 2 130.2

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
John Riggins 12 40 3.3 1
Clarence Harmon 4 22 5.5 0
Benny Malone 14 21 1.5 0
Ike Forte 1 15 15.0 0
Joe Theismann 2 6 3.0 0
Team 33 104 3.2 1

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Danny Buggs 5 111 22.2 0
Ricky Thompson 3 49 16.3 1
Ike Forte 2 24 12.0 0
Clarence Harmon 2 14 7.0 1
Don Warren 1 7 7.0 0
Johnnie McDaniel 2 5 2.5 1
Team 15 210 8.8 3 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 1 0 2

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 6.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Mark Moseley 2 3 4 10
Team 2 3 4 10

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Mike Bragg 5 208 41.6
Team 5 208 41.6

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Ike Forte 1 37 37.0 0
Bobby Hammond 1 24 24.0 0
Clarence Harmon 1 2 2.0 0
Team 3 63 21.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Bobby Hammond 1 3 3.0 0
Team 1 3 3.0 0

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PASS

3,946

Howell

Sam Howell

RUSH

733

Robinson

Brian Robinson

REC

1,002

McLaurin

Terry McLaurin

Team Rankings

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PPG

19.4

25th

OPP PPG

30.5

32nd

RUSH YDS/G

93.6

27th

PASS YDS/G

245.5

15th

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TEAM W L T PCT
Cowboys Cowboys
12 5 0 .706
Eagles Eagles
11 6 0 .647
Giants Giants
6 11 0 .353
Commanders Commanders
4 13 0 .235

Last Game

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WAS Commanders

4-13-0

10

Final

38

DAL Cowboys

12-5-0

Sun 7 Jan 2024

NFL 2023 Leaders

NFL 2023 Rankings

NFL 2023 Betting

NFL 2023 Division Standings

AFC North W L T PCT
1
Ravens Ravens
13 4 0 .765
2
Browns Browns
11 6 0 .647
AFC East W L T PCT
1
Bills Bills
11 6 0 .647
2
Dolphins Dolphins
11 6 0 .647
AFC West W L T PCT
1
Chiefs Chiefs
11 6 0 .647
2
Raiders Raiders
8 9 0 .471
AFC South W L T PCT
1
Texans Texans
10 7 0 .588
2
Jaguars Jaguars
9 8 0 .529
NFC North W L T PCT
1
Lions Lions
12 5 0 .706
2
Packers Packers
9 8 0 .529
NFC West W L T PCT
1
49ers 49ers
12 5 0 .706
2
Rams Rams
10 7 0 .588
NFC East W L T PCT
1
Cowboys Cowboys
12 5 0 .706
2
Eagles Eagles
11 6 0 .647
NFC South W L T PCT
1
Buccaneers Buccaneers
9 8 0 .529
2
Saints Saints
9 8 0 .529