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1979 Denver Broncos

1979 Denver Broncos Players And Stats

The 1979 Denver Broncos finished with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, and a trip to the playoffs where they lost to the Oilers. Overall they ranked 11th in the league in offensive yards gained and 9th in defensive yards allowed. They were coached by Red Miller. The top fantasy point players were Craig Morton, Rick Upchurch and Haven Moses. View all of the 1979 Broncos players, stats, fantasy points along with their roster and schedule.
Quarterbacks
Craig Morton lead the Denver Broncos in 1979 with 186.60 fantasy points on 2,626 yards passing and 16 TDs in 14 games while averaging 13.33 fantasy points per game. Coming in for 16 games Norris Weese threw for 731 yards and added a touchdown for good measure.
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Running Backs
The top Denver Broncos fantasy Running Back of 1979 was Otis Armstrong. He averaged 4.68 fantasy points per game for 15 games for a total of 70.20 points. He also had 453 rushing yards and 2 rushing touchdowns. Other Denver Broncos rbs on the roster with fantasy points were Rob Lytle with 371 rushing yards and 65.75 fantasy points and Jim Jensen with 400 yards rushing and 59.20 fantasy points.Dave Preston with 169 yards rushing and 35.75 fantasy points.Jon Keyworth with 323 yards rushing and 49.50 fantasy points.Larry Canada with 143 yards rushing and 16.10 fantasy points.
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Wide Receivers
Rick Upchurch was the top Denver Broncos Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1979 with 64 receptions for 937 yards and 7 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 90.55 fantasy points for an average of 5.66 points per game. The other top Denver Broncos wide receiver fantasy point producers were Haven Moses with 943 receiving yards on 54 receptions for 83.15 fantasy points and Steve Watson with 83 yards receiving on 6 catches.
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Tight Ends
Averaging 2.86 fantasy points per game for 13 games made Riley Odoms the top Denver Broncos Fantasy Tight End of 1979. Statistically, he had 40 receptions for 1 touchdown and 638 receiving yards. The other top Denver Broncos tight end fantasy point producer of 1979 was Ron Egloff with 3.50 fantasy points on 70 receiving yards and 5 receptions.
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Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1979 for the Denver Broncos with 13 field goals and 32 extra points was Jim Turner. These stats produced a 16 game total of 71.30 fantasy points for an average of 4.46 per game.
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