The Dallas Cowboys squeaked out a win over the Washington Redskins, 35 to 34, on December 16, 1979.

1979 Dallas Cowboys

Final

WAS

Redskins

10-6-0

34

DAL

Cowboys

11-5-0

35

1

10

0

2

7

14

3

0

7

4

17

14

Total

34

35

1st quarter

WAS

DAL

Redskins

Mark Moseley 24-yard field goal

3

0

Redskins

Joe Theismann 1-yard run (Mark Moseley kick)

10

0

2nd quarter

WAS

DAL

Redskins

Benny Malone 55-yard pass from Joe Theismann (Mark Moseley kick)

17

0

Cowboys

Ron Springs 1-yard run (Rafael Septien kick)

17

7

Cowboys

Preston Pearson 26-yard pass from Roger Staubach (Rafael Septien kick)

17

14

3rd quarter

WAS

DAL

Cowboys

Robert Newhouse 2-yard run (Rafael Septien kick)

17

21

4th quarter

WAS

DAL

Redskins

Mark Moseley 24-yard field goal

20

21

Redskins

John Riggins 1-yard run (Mark Moseley kick)

27

21

Redskins

John Riggins 66-yard run (Mark Moseley kick)

34

21

Cowboys

Ron Springs 26-yard pass from Roger Staubach (Rafael Septien kick)

34

28

Cowboys

Tony Hill 8-yard pass from Roger Staubach (Rafael Septien kick)

34

35

Redskins

Cowboys

1st Downs

21

27

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

66

77

Total Yards

373

434

Yards per play

5.7

5.6

Passing

167

320

Comp - Att

12 - 23

24 - 42

Yards per pass

6.2

6.8

Interceptions thrown

0

1

Sacks - Yards lost

4 - 33

5 - 16

Rushing

206

114

Rushing Attempts

39

30

Yards per rush

5.3

3.8

Penalties

5

5

Turnovers

1

3

Fumbles lost

1

2

Interceptions

0

1

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Joe Theismann 12 23 200 8.7 1 0 96.3
Team 12 23 167 8.7 1 0 4 96.3

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
John Riggins 22 151 6.9 2
Benny Malone 7 20 2.9 0
Joe Theismann 5 16 3.2 1
Ike Forte 2 9 4.5 0
Clarence Harmon 2 8 4.0 0
Bobby Hammond 1 2 2.0 0
Team 39 206 5.3 3

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Benny Malone 1 55 55.0 1
Danny Buggs 2 49 24.5 0
Clarence Harmon 2 31 15.5 0
Johnnie McDaniel 2 19 9.5 0
Ricky Thompson 2 19 9.5 0
Ike Forte 1 14 14.0 0
Don Warren 1 9 9.0 0
Bobby Hammond 1 4 4.0 0
Team 12 200 8.7 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 3 1 2

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 5.0

Kicking

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

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Mike Bragg 5 190 38.0
Team 5 190 38.0

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Bobby Hammond 6 123 20.5 0
Team 6 123 20.5 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Team 0 0 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Roger Staubach 24 42 336 8.0 3 1 96.9
Team 24 42 320 8.0 3 1 5 96.9

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Ron Springs 20 79 4.0 1
Robert Newhouse 9 22 2.4 1
Butch Johnson 1 13 13.0 0
Team 30 114 3.8 2

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Tony Hill 8 113 14.1 1
Preston Pearson 5 108 21.6 1
Ron Springs 6 58 9.7 1
Drew Pearson 1 20 20.0 0
Butch Johnson 1 14 14.0 0
Jay Saldi 1 14 14.0 0
Billy Joe DuPree 1 5 5.0 0
Scott Laidlaw 1 4 4.0 0
Team 24 336 8.0 3 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 3 2 1

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 4.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Rafael Septien 0 0 5 5
Team 0 0 5 5

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Danny White 5 212 42.4
Team 5 212 42.4

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Ron Springs 6 71 11.8 0
Wade Manning 1 22 22.0 0
Team 7 93 13.3 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Wade Manning 1 7 7.0 0
Steve Wilson 1 3 3.0 0
Team 2 10 5.0 0

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PASS

4,516

Prescott

Dak Prescott

RUSH

1,005

Pollard

Tony Pollard

REC

1,749

Lamb

CeeDee Lamb

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PPG

29.9

1st

OPP PPG

18.5

5th

RUSH YDS/G

112.9

14th

PASS YDS/G

274.1

3rd

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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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DAL Cowboys

0-1-0

32

Final

48

GB Packers

1-0-0

Sun 14 Jan 2024

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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