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New England Patriots 1979 Roster

The 1979 New England Patriots Roster consisted of 53 players that included 3 quarterbacks, 6 running backs, 5 wide receivers, 4 tight ends, 9 Offensive Linemen, 7 Defensive Linemen, 9 linebackers, 8 defensive backs, 1 kicker and 1 punter. They outscored their opponents by 85 points (411 points for and 326 points against) which led to their 9 - 7 record. View all of the players on the 1979 Patriots roster.

New England Patriots 1979 Roster

   Coach: Ron Erhardt
OFFENSEIVE PLAYERS DEFENSIVE PLAYERS
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Matt Cavanaugh qb 2
Steve Grogan qb 5
Tom Owen qb 6
Don Calhoun rb 7
Allan Clark rb 1
Sam Cunningham rb 7
Horace Ivory rb 3
Andy Johnson rb 5
Mosi Tatupu rb 2
Harold Jackson wr 12
Ray Jarvis wr 9
**Stanley Morgan wr 3
Carlos Pennywell wr 2
Donald Westbrook wr 3
Al Chandler te 8
Russ Francis te 5
Don Hasselbeck te 3
Sam Adams ol 8
Pete Brock ol 4
Bob Cryder ol 2
Terry Falcon ol 2
**John Hannah ol 7
Shelby Jordan ol 4
Bill Lenkaitis ol 12
Garry Puetz ol 9
Dwight Wheeler ol 2
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Julius Adams dl 9
Richard Bishop dl 4
Mark Buben dl 1
Bob Golic dl 1
Ray Hamilton dl 7
Mel Lunsford dl 7
Tony McGee dl 9
Ray Costict lb 3
Mike Hawkins lb 2
Sam Hunt lb 6
Steve King lb 7
Bill Matthews lb 1
Steve Nelson lb 6
Rod Shoate lb 4
John Zamberlin lb 1
Doug Beaudoin db 4
Raymond Clayborn db 3
Dick Conn db 6
Tim Fox db 4
**Mike Haynes db 4
Prentice McCray db 6
Rick Sanford db 1
Mark Washington db 10
Special Team Players
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
John Smith k 6
Eddie Hare p 1
*denotes the number of years played in the NFL as of the year selected for the team.
**denotes the player played in the Pro Bowl.
 
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