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Atlanta Falcons 1979 Roster

The 1979 Atlanta Falcons Roster consisted of 56 players that included 4 quarterbacks, 7 running backs, 5 wide receivers, 3 tight ends, 10 Offensive Linemen, 7 Defensive Linemen, 10 linebackers, 8 defensive backs, 1 kicker and 1 punter. They were outscored by their opponents by 88 points (300 points for and 388 points against) which led to their 6 - 10 record. View all of the players on the 1979 Falcons roster.

Atlanta Falcons 1979 Roster

   Coach: Leeman Bennett
OFFENSEIVE PLAYERS DEFENSIVE PLAYERS
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Steve Bartkowski qb 5
Larry Fortner qb 1
June Jones qb 3
Mike Moroski qb 1
William Andrews rb 1
Bubba Bean rb 3
Lynn Cain rb 1
James Mayberry rb 1
Ricky Patton rb 3
Haskel Stanback rb 6
Ray Strong rb 2
Wally Francis wr 7
Alfred Jackson wr 2
Alfred Jenkins wr 5
Dennis Pearson wr 2
Billy Ryckman wr 3
Phil McKinnely te 4
Russ Mikeska te 1
Jim Mitchell te 11
Warren Bryant ol 3
Chuck Correal ol 1
Pat Howell ol 1
Mike Kenn ol 2
Paul Ryczek ol 6
Dave Scott ol 4
R.C. Thielemann ol 3
**Jeff Van Note ol 11
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Wilson Faumuina dl 3
Edgar Fields dl 3
Mike Lewis dl 9
Don Smith dl 1
Jeff Yeates dl 7
Mike Zele dl 1
Greg Brezina lb 11
Brian Cabral lb 1
Tony Daykin lb 3
Fulton Kuykendall lb 5
Ronnie McCartney lb 3
Dewey McClain lb 4
Jeff Merrow lb 5
Robert Pennywell lb 3
Joel Williams lb 1
Rick Byas db 6
Ray Easterling db 8
Bob Glazebrook db 2
Jerome King db 1
Rolland Lawrence db 7
Tom Moriarty db 3
Tom Pridemore db 2
Frank Reed db 4
Special Team Players
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Tim Mazzetti k 2
John James p 8
*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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