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1979 New England Patriots

1979 New England Patriots Players And Stats

The 1979 New England Patriots finished with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, and they did not make the postseason. Overall they ranked 4th in the league in offensive yards gained and 5th in defensive yards allowed. They were coached by Ron Erhardt. The top fantasy point players were Steve Grogan, Stanley Morgan and Sam Cunningham. View all of the 1979 Patriots players, stats, fantasy points along with their roster and schedule.
Quarterbacks
Steve Grogan was the top New England Patriots Fantasy Quarterback of 1979. He produced 297.10 fantasy points in 16 games for an average of 18.57 points a game. Tom Owen was also on the roster and racked up 248 passing yards and 2 td passes in 6 games. Matt Cavanaugh got enough playing time to contribute 10 yards in the air but unfortunately couldn't find the end zone.
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Running Backs
The top New England Patriots fantasy Running Back of 1979 was Sam Cunningham. He averaged 8.17 fantasy points per game for 12 games for a total of 98.10 points. He also had 563 rushing yards and 5 rushing touchdowns. Other New England Patriots rbs on the roster with fantasy points were Horace Ivory with 522 rushing yards and 81.00 fantasy points and Don Calhoun with 456 yards rushing and 84.90 fantasy points.Allan Clark with 84 yards rushing and 22.15 fantasy points.Mosi Tatupu with 71 yards rushing and 7.55 fantasy points.
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Wide Receivers
Stanley Morgan was the top New England Patriots Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1979 with 44 receptions for 1,002 yards and 12 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 132.00 fantasy points for an average of 8.25 points per game. The other top New England Patriots wide receiver fantasy point producers were Harold Jackson with 1,013 receiving yards on 45 receptions for 93.85 fantasy points and Carlos Pennywell with 35 yards receiving on 4 catches.Donald Westbrook with 173 yards receiving on 9 catches.Ray Jarvis with 30 yards receiving on 2 catches.
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Tight Ends
Averaging 4.82 fantasy points per game for 12 games made Russ Francis the top New England Patriots Fantasy Tight End of 1979. Statistically, he had 39 receptions for 5 touchdowns and 557 receiving yards. Other top New England Patriots tight end fantasy point producers of 1979 were Don Hasselbeck with 7.90 fantasy points on 158 receiving yards and 13 receptions and Al Chandler with 2 yards receiving and 0 touchdowns.
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Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1979 for the New England Patriots with 23 field goals and 46 extra points was John Smith. These stats produced a 16 game total of 115.00 fantasy points for an average of 7.19 per game.
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