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1979 Pittsburgh Steelers

1979 Pittsburgh Steelers Players And Stats

The 1979 Pittsburgh Steelers finished with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses, and a trip to the playoffs where they beat the Dolphins, Oilers and Rams. Overall they ranked 1st in the league in offensive yards gained and 2nd in defensive yards allowed. They were coached by Chuck Noll. The top fantasy point players were Terry Bradshaw, Franco Harris and Sidney Thornton. View all of the 1979 Steelers players, stats, fantasy points along with their roster and schedule.
Quarterbacks
Terry Bradshaw was the top Pittsburgh Steelers Fantasy Quarterback of 1979. He produced 272.50 fantasy points in 16 games for an average of 17.03 points a game. Mike Kruczek was also able to contribute with 9.65 fantasy points on 153 passing yards and 0 td passes.
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Running Backs
The top Pittsburgh Steelers fantasy Running Back of 1979 was Franco Harris. He averaged 13.68 fantasy points per game for 15 games for a total of 205.15 points. He also had 1,186 rushing yards and 11 rushing touchdowns. Other Pittsburgh Steelers rbs on the roster with fantasy points were Sidney Thornton with 585 rushing yards and 130.05 fantasy points and Rocky Bleier with 434 yards rushing and 81.25 fantasy points.Greg Hawthorne with 123 yards rushing and 20.65 fantasy points.Anthony Anderson with 118 yards rushing and 17.80 fantasy points.Rick Moser with 33 yards rushing and 9.60 fantasy points.
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Wide Receivers
John Stallworth was the top Pittsburgh Steelers Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1979 with 70 receptions for 1,183 yards and 8 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 107.15 fantasy points for an average of 6.70 points per game. The other top Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver fantasy point producers were Lynn Swann with 808 receiving yards on 41 receptions for 77.30 fantasy points and Jim Smith with 243 yards receiving on 17 catches.Theo Bell with 61 yards receiving on 3 catches.
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Tight Ends
Averaging 3.31 fantasy points per game for 15 games made Bennie Cunningham the top Pittsburgh Steelers Fantasy Tight End of 1979. Statistically, he had 36 receptions for 4 touchdowns and 512 receiving yards. The other top Pittsburgh Steelers tight end fantasy point producer of 1979 was Randy Grossman with 16.85 fantasy points on 217 receiving yards and 12 receptions.
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Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1979 for the Pittsburgh Steelers with 18 field goals and 50 extra points was Matt Bahr. These stats produced a 16 game total of 104.00 fantasy points for an average of 6.50 per game.
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