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1979 Atlanta Falcons

1979 Atlanta Falcons Players And Stats

The 1979 Atlanta Falcons finished with a record of 6 wins and 10 losses, and they did not make the postseason. Overall they ranked 14th in the league in offensive yards gained and 25th in defensive yards allowed. They were coached by Leeman Bennett. The top fantasy point players were Steve Bartkowski, William Andrews and Lynn Cain. View all of the 1979 Falcons players, stats, fantasy points along with their roster and schedule.
Quarterbacks
Steve Bartkowski was the top Atlanta Falcons Fantasy Quarterback of 1979. He produced 191.85 fantasy points in 14 games for an average of 13.70 points a game.
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Running Backs
The top Atlanta Falcons fantasy Running Back of 1979 was William Andrews. He averaged 9.85 fantasy points per game for 15 games for a total of 147.75 points. He also had 1,023 rushing yards and 3 rushing touchdowns. Other Atlanta Falcons rbs on the roster with fantasy points were Lynn Cain with 295 rushing yards and 62.55 fantasy points and Bubba Bean with 393 yards rushing and 52.15 fantasy points.Haskel Stanback with 202 yards rushing and 54.65 fantasy points.James Mayberry with 193 yards rushing and 27.70 fantasy points.Ray Strong with 7 yards rushing and 1.00 fantasy points.
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Wide Receivers
Wally Francis was the top Atlanta Falcons Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1979 with 74 receptions for 1,013 yards and 8 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 98.65 fantasy points for an average of 6.17 points per game. The other top Atlanta Falcons wide receiver fantasy point producers were Alfred Jenkins with 858 receiving yards on 50 receptions for 60.90 fantasy points and Billy Ryckman with 59 yards receiving on 4 catches.Alfred Jackson with 156 yards receiving on 11 catches.Dennis Pearson with 119 yards receiving on 7 catches.
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Tight Ends
Averaging 1.12 fantasy points per game for 16 games made Jim Mitchell the top Atlanta Falcons Fantasy Tight End of 1979. Statistically, he had 16 receptions for 2 touchdowns and 118 receiving yards. The other top Atlanta Falcons tight end fantasy point producer of 1979 was Russ Mikeska with .70 fantasy points on 14 receiving yards and 1 receptions.
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Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1979 for the Atlanta Falcons with 13 field goals and 31 extra points was Tim Mazzetti. These stats produced a 16 game total of 70.00 fantasy points for an average of 4.38 per game.
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