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1979 Detroit Lions

1979 Detroit Lions Players And Stats

The 1979 Detroit Lions finished with a record of 2 wins and 14 losses, and they did not make the postseason. Overall they ranked 26th in the league in offensive yards gained and 14th in defensive yards allowed. They were coached by Monte Clark. The top fantasy point players were Jeff Komlo, Freddie Scott and Dexter Bussey. View all of the 1979 Lions players, stats, fantasy points along with their roster and schedule.
Quarterbacks
Jeff Komlo was the top Detroit Lions Fantasy Quarterback of 1979. He produced 167.60 fantasy points in 16 games for an average of 10.48 points a game. With 321 passing yards and 1 td pass Scott Hunter put up 25.35 fantasy points.
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Running Backs
The top Detroit Lions fantasy Running Back of 1979 was Dexter Bussey. He averaged 4.60 fantasy points per game for 16 games for a total of 73.60 points. He also had 625 rushing yards and 1 rushing touchdown. Other Detroit Lions rbs on the roster with fantasy points were Rick Kane with 332 rushing yards and 68.40 fantasy points and Bo Robinson with 302 yards rushing and 48.10 fantasy points.Leonard Thompson with 24 yards rushing and 36.95 fantasy points.Horace King with 160 yards rushing and 29.50 fantasy points.Lawrence Gaines with 55 yards rushing and 5.50 fantasy points.Ken Callicutt with 6 yards rushing and 1.40 fantasy points.
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Wide Receivers
Freddie Scott was the top Detroit Lions Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1979 with 62 receptions for 929 yards and 5 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 78.55 fantasy points for an average of 5.61 points per game. The other top Detroit Lions wide receiver fantasy point producers were Luther Blue with 102 receiving yards on 8 receptions for 10.30 fantasy points and Gene Washington with 192 yards receiving on 14 catches.
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Tight Ends
Averaging 3.00 fantasy points per game for 16 games made David Hill the top Detroit Lions Fantasy Tight End of 1979. Statistically, he had 47 receptions for 3 touchdowns and 569 receiving yards. The other top Detroit Lions tight end fantasy point producer of 1979 was Ulysses Norris with 8.15 fantasy points on 43 receiving yards and 4 receptions.
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Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1979 for the Detroit Lions with 10 field goals and 25 extra points was Benny Ricardo. These stats produced a 16 game total of 55.00 fantasy points for an average of 3.44 per game.
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