Dallas Cowboys

11-5-0
1st in NFC East
Scored 23.2 PPG (5th)
Allowed 19.6 PPG (12th)

1979 Regular Season Team Stats

GPPTSYDSPLYAVGRUSH YDSRUSH ATTRUSH AVGPASS YDSPASS ATTPASS AVGSCKSCKY1DWNRUSH 1DWNPASS 1DWNPEN 1DWNPENPEN YDS
Team163715,9681,1225.32,3755784.13,8835037.74129033912219522100845
Team Rank5th2nd2nd3rd10th8th11th2nd8th4th17th14th2nd15th2nd19th12th11th
Opponent163134,5869784.72,1155004.22,8334356.5433622591051342070704
Opponent Rank12th8th2nd10th11th4th20th5th6th9th10th23rd3rd6th9th9th28th26th
Net+58+1,382+144+0.6+260+78-0.1+1,050+68+1.2-2-72+80+17+61+2+30+141
Net Rank5th2nd1st4th12th5th16th2nd7th3rd14th17th1st10th1st10th28th24th

1979 Regular Season Player Stats

Passing

GPCMPATTPCTATT/GYDSAVGYDS/GTDTD%INTINT%LNGSCKSCKYRATE
Roger StaubachRoger Staubach1626746157.928.83,5867.8224.1275.9112.4753624092.3
Danny WhiteDanny White16193948.72.42676.816.712.625.14544658.4
Ron SpringsRon Springs161333.30.23010.01.9133.300.03014111.1

Rushing

GPATTATT/GYDSAVGYDS/GTDLNGPLY SCMYDS SCM
Tony DorsettTony Dorsett1425017.91,1074.479.16412951,482
Robert NewhouseRobert Newhouse141248.94493.632.1321131504
Scott LaidlawScott Laidlaw16694.32363.414.831581295
Ron SpringsRon Springs16674.22483.715.521592499
Roger StaubachRoger Staubach16372.31724.610.802037172
Larry BrinsonLarry Brinson14141483.43.40101448
Preston PearsonPreston Pearson1470.5142.01.011133347
Drew PearsonDrew Pearson1530.2279.01.8016581,053
Billy Joe DuPreeBilly Joe DuPree1620.1199.51.202031343
Tony HillTony Hill1620.1189.01.1012621,080
Danny WhiteDanny White1610.12525.01.6025125
Butch JohnsonButch Johnson1110.11313.01.20137118
Jay SaldiJay Saldi1610.1-1-1.0-0.10-115180

Receiving

GPRECTRGREC/GYDSAVGYDS/GTDLNGPLY SCMYDS SCM
Tony HillTony Hill16603.81,06217.766.41075621,080
Drew PearsonDrew Pearson15553.71,02618.768.4856581,053
Tony DorsettTony Dorsett14453.23758.326.81322951,482
Billy Joe DuPreeBilly Joe DuPree16291.832411.220.353331343
Preston PearsonPreston Pearson14261.933312.823.812633347
Ron SpringsRon Springs16251.625110.015.712792499
Jay SaldiJay Saldi16140.918112.911.312315180
Scott LaidlawScott Laidlaw16120.8594.93.701281295
Robert NewhouseRobert Newhouse1470.5557.93.9121131504
Butch JohnsonButch Johnson1160.510517.59.51287118
Doug CosbieDoug Cosbie1650.3367.22.3012536
Steve WilsonSteve Wilson1630.27625.34.8045376

Defense

GPTKLASTCOMBTFLSCKPDEFINTYDSAVGTDLNG
Randy HughesRandy Hughes1529145.5068
Cliff HarrisCliff Harris1623517.5020
Benny BarnesBenny Barnes1522010011
D.D. LewisD.D. Lewis1628405
Aaron KyleAaron Kyle1620000
Aaron MitchellAaron Mitchell1613636036
Bruce ThorntonBruce Thornton1613303
Dennis ThurmanDennis Thurman1610000

Scoring

GPRUSHRECRETTOTFGMXPMXP2SFTYPTS
Rafael SeptienRafael Septien1600001940097
Tony HillTony Hill1601001000060
Drew PearsonDrew Pearson15080800048
Tony DorsettTony Dorsett14610700042
Billy Joe DuPreeBilly Joe DuPree16050500030
Robert NewhouseRobert Newhouse14310400024
Scott LaidlawScott Laidlaw16300300018
Ron SpringsRon Springs16210300018
Preston PearsonPreston Pearson14110200012
Benny BarnesBenny Barnes1500110006
Butch JohnsonButch Johnson1101010006
Jay SaldiJay Saldi1601010006
Harvey MartinHarvey Martin1600000012

Returns

GPKRYDSAVGTDLNGRET
Steve WilsonSteve Wilson16192366.701335
Ron SpringsRon Springs1638000
Wade ManningWade Manning97555.501710
Tony HillTony Hill161437.20126
Larry BrinsonLarry Brinson142000
Bruce HutherBruce Huther161000

Kicking

GPFGMFGAFG%FG 1-19FG 20-29FG 30-39FG 40-49FG 50+XPMXPAXP%PTS
Rafael SeptienRafael Septien16192965.50-07-77-113-82-3404490.997

Punting

GPPUNTYDSAVGLNGBLK
Danny WhiteDanny White16763,16841.7730