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New Orleans Saints 1979 Roster

The 1979 New Orleans Saints Roster consisted of 55 players that included 3 quarterbacks, 6 running backs, 5 wide receivers, 3 tight ends, 11 Offensive Linemen, 9 Defensive Linemen, 6 linebackers, 9 defensive backs, 1 kicker and 2 punters. They outscored their opponents by 10 points (370 points for and 360 points against) which led to their 8 - 8 record. View all of the players on the 1979 Saints roster.

New Orleans Saints 1979 Roster

   Coach: Dick Nolan
OFFENSEIVE PLAYERS DEFENSIVE PLAYERS
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Ed Burns qb 2
**Archie Manning qb 9
Bobby Scott qb 8
Tony Galbreath rb 4
Jack Holmes rb 2
Kim Jones rb 4
**Chuck Muncie rb 4
Michael Strachan rb 5
Wayne Wilson rb 1
**Wes Chandler wr 2
Ike Harris wr 5
Rich Mauti wr 3
Tinker Owens wr 3
**Henry Childs te 7
Larry Hardy te 2
Brooks Williams te 2
Conrad Dobler ol 8
Roger Finnie ol 11
John Hill ol 8
Dave Lafary ol 3
Fred Sturt ol 6
J.T. Taylor ol 2
John Watson ol 9
Robert Woods ol 8
Emanuel Zanders ol 6
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Barry Bennett dl 2
Joe Campbell dl 3
Mike Fultz dl 3
Elois Grooms dl 5
Derland Moore dl 7
Jim Pietrzak dl 6
Elex Price dl 7
Don Reese dl 5
Ken Bordelon lb 3
Joe Federspiel lb 8
Pat Hughes lb 10
Jim Kovach lb 1
Reggie Mathis lb 1
Jim Merlo lb 6
Ray Brown db 9
Clarence Chapman db 4
Eric Felton db 2
David Gray db 1
Ralph McGill db 8
**Tom Myers db 8
Ricky Ray db 1
Donald Schwartz db 2
Special Team Players
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Garo Yepremian k 12
Russell Erxleben p 1
Rick Partridge 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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