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1979 San Diego Chargers

1979 San Diego Chargers Players And Stats

The 1979 San Diego Chargers finished with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses, and a trip to the playoffs where they lost to the Oilers. Overall they ranked 5th in the league in offensive yards gained and 4th in defensive yards allowed. They were coached by Don Coryell. The top fantasy point players were Dan Fouts, Clarence Williams and John Jefferson. View all of the 1979 Chargers players, stats, fantasy points along with their roster and schedule.
Quarterbacks
Dan Fouts lead the San Diego Chargers in 1979 with 293.00 fantasy points on 4,082 yards passing and 24 TDs in 16 games while averaging 18.31 fantasy points per game. Coming in for 8 games James Harris threw for 38 yards but was unable to find the end zone.
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Running Backs
The top San Diego Chargers fantasy Running Back of 1979 was Clarence Williams. He averaged 10.30 fantasy points per game for 16 games for a total of 164.80 points. He also had 752 rushing yards and 12 rushing touchdowns. Other San Diego Chargers rbs on the roster with fantasy points were Mike Thomas with 353 rushing yards and 61.60 fantasy points and Hank Bauer with 28 yards rushing and 50.80 fantasy points.Lydell Mitchell with 211 yards rushing and 35.05 fantasy points.Artie Owens with 151 yards rushing and 35.90 fantasy points.Bo Matthews with 112 yards rushing and 19.20 fantasy points.
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Wide Receivers
John Jefferson was the top San Diego Chargers Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1979 with 61 receptions for 1,090 yards and 10 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 114.50 fantasy points for an average of 7.63 points per game. The other top San Diego Chargers wide receiver fantasy point producers were Charlie Joiner with 1,008 receiving yards on 72 receptions for 73.20 fantasy points and John Floyd with 152 yards receiving on 10 catches.Larry Burton with 62 yards receiving on 4 catches.
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Tight Ends
Averaging 3.54 fantasy points per game for 7 games made Kellen Winslow the top San Diego Chargers Fantasy Tight End of 1979. Statistically, he had 25 receptions for 2 touchdowns and 255 receiving yards. Other top San Diego Chargers tight end fantasy point producers of 1979 were Bob Klein with 51.20 fantasy points on 424 receiving yards and 37 receptions and Greg McCrary with 32 yards receiving and 0 touchdowns.
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Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1979 for the San Diego Chargers with 11 field goals and 28 extra points was Mike Wood. These stats produced a 9 game total of 61.00 fantasy points for an average of 6.78 per game.
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