The Detroit Lions were defeated by the Washington Redskins, 27 to 24, on September 9, 1979.

1979 Detroit Lions

Final

WAS

27

DET

Lions

0-2-0

24

1

0

3

2

17

0

3

7

0

4

3

21

Total

27

24

1st quarter

WAS

DET

Lions

Benny Ricardo 27-yard field goal

0

3

2nd quarter

WAS

DET

Redskins

Ricky Thompson 8-yard pass from Joe Theismann (Mark Moseley kick)

7

3

Redskins

Mark Moseley 35-yard field goal

10

3

Redskins

Benny Malone 5-yard run (Mark Moseley kick)

17

3

3rd quarter

WAS

DET

Redskins

Jean Fugett 3-yard pass from Joe Theismann (Mark Moseley kick)

24

3

4th quarter

WAS

DET

Lions

Bo Robinson 2-yard run (Benny Ricardo kick)

24

10

Lions

Rick Kane 12-yard run (Benny Ricardo kick)

24

17

Lions

Freddie Scott 24-yard pass from Jeff Komlo (Benny Ricardo kick)

24

24

Redskins

Mark Moseley 41-yard field goal

27

24

Redskins

Lions

1st Downs

23

20

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

66

62

Total Yards

321

374

Yards per play

4.9

6.0

Passing

139

157

Comp - Att

14 - 20

11 - 22

Yards per pass

6.3

6.8

Interceptions thrown

0

3

Sacks - Yards lost

2 - 7

1 - 5

Rushing

182

217

Rushing Attempts

44

39

Yards per rush

4.1

5.6

Penalties

4

6

Turnovers

2

6

Fumbles lost

2

3

Interceptions

0

3

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Joe Theismann 13 19 116 6.1 2 0 119.6
Buddy Hardeman 1 1 30 30.0 0 0 118.8
Team 14 20 139 7.3 2 0 2 124.2

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
John Riggins 18 80 4.4 0
Benny Malone 14 59 4.2 1
Clarence Harmon 5 25 5.0 0
Buddy Hardeman 5 12 2.4 0
Joe Theismann 2 6 3.0 0
Team 44 182 4.1 1

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Ricky Thompson 3 54 18.0 1
John Riggins 4 29 7.3 0
Don Warren 1 23 23.0 0
Benny Malone 2 17 8.5 0
Jean Fugett 2 14 7.0 1
Buddy Hardeman 2 9 4.5 0
Team 14 146 7.3 2 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 2 2 3

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 1.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Mark Moseley 2 2 3 9
Team 2 2 3 9

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Mike Bragg 4 157 39.3
Team 4 157 39.3

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Buddy Hardeman 3 76 25.3 0
Don Harris 2 6 3.0 0
Team 5 82 16.4 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Buddy Hardeman 1 0 0.0 0
Team 1 0 0.0 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Jeff Komlo 11 22 162 7.4 1 3 50.0
Team 11 22 157 7.4 1 3 1 50.0

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Bo Robinson 15 81 5.4 1
Rick Kane 11 74 6.7 1
Dexter Bussey 9 47 5.2 0
Freddie Scott 1 8 8.0 0
Horace King 1 5 5.0 0
Lawrence Gaines 1 2 2.0 0
Jeff Komlo 1 0 0.0 0
Team 39 217 5.6 2

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Freddie Scott 4 65 16.3 1
David Hill 5 57 11.4 0
Leonard Thompson 2 40 20.0 0
Team 11 162 7.4 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 4 3 2

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 2.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Benny Ricardo 1 1 3 6
Team 1 1 3 6

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Larry Swider 2 86 43.0
Team 2 86 43.0

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Rick Kane 2 49 24.5 0
Ken Callicutt 1 16 16.0 0
Bo Robinson 1 8 8.0 0
Bill Gay 1 0 0.0 0
Team 5 73 14.6 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Team 0 0 0

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PASS

4,575

Goff

Jared Goff

RUSH

1,015

Montgomery

David Montgomery

REC

1,515

Brown

Amon-Ra St. Brown

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PPG

27.1

5th

OPP PPG

23.2

23rd

RUSH YDS/G

135.9

5th

PASS YDS/G

270.9

4th

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TEAM W L T PCT
Lions Lions
12 5 0 .706
Packers Packers
9 8 0 .529
Bears Bears
7 10 0 .412
Vikings Vikings
7 10 0 .412

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2-0-0

34

Final

31

DET Lions

2-1-0

Sun 28 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