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1979 Top Rushing Yard Games

The top 1979 Rushing Yard games were turned in by Wilbert Montgomery with 197 Rushing Yards against the Cleveland Browns, Earl Campbell with 195 Rushing Yards against the Dallas Cowboys, Ottis Anderson with 193 Rushing Yards against the Dallas Cowboys, Walter Payton with 182 Rushing Yards against the Minnesota Vikings and William Andrews with 167 Rushing Yards against the New Orleans Saints. Browse all of the top 1979 Rushing Yard games and see if the top leaders per game also were the top Rushing Yard leaders for the season.
1979 Rushing Yard Leaders by Game
Player Team Opponent Rush Yds Rush Tds Fnt Pts
  1. Wilbert Montgomery Philadelphia Eagles   Cleveland Browns L 19 - 24 197 1 27.70 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  2. Earl Campbell Houston Oilers   @Dallas Cowboys W 30 - 24 195 2 31.50 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  3. Ottis Anderson St. Louis Cardinals   Dallas Cowboys L 21 - 22 193 1 25.30 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  4. Walter Payton Chicago Bears   Minnesota Vikings W 26 - 7 182 2 30.90 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  5. William Andrews Atlanta Falcons   @New Orleans Saints W 40 - 34 167 1 23.80 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  5. Ricky Bell Tampa Bay Buccaneers   Green Bay Packers W 21 - 3 167 0 23.15 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  7. Earl Campbell Houston Oilers   @Washington Redskins W 29 - 27 166 2 28.70 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  8. Ottis Anderson St. Louis Cardinals   Minnesota Vikings W 37 - 7 164 1 30.05 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  9. Walter Payton Chicago Bears   @San Francisco 49ers W 28 - 27 162 3 34.65 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  10. Chuck Muncie New Orleans Saints   Atlanta Falcons L 34 - 40 161 2 28.10 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  11. Earl Campbell Houston Oilers   @Cincinnati Bengals W 30 - 27 158 1 21.80 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  12. Walter Payton Chicago Bears   St. Louis Cardinals W 42 - 6 157 3 35.85 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  12. Clarence Williams San Diego Chargers   Buffalo Bills W 27 - 19 157 4 40.35 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  14. Walter Payton Chicago Bears   @Buffalo Bills W 7 - 0 155 1 21.95 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  15. Franco Harris Pittsburgh Steelers   @Cleveland Browns W 51 - 35 153 2 27.30 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  16. Ricky Bell Tampa Bay Buccaneers   New York Giants W 31 - 3 152 0 15.10 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  17. Franco Harris Pittsburgh Steelers   Cleveland Browns W 33 - 30 151 2 37.15 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  17. John Riggins Washington Redskins   @Dallas Cowboys L 34 - 35 151 2 27.10 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  19. Earl Campbell Houston Oilers   @Baltimore Colts W 28 - 16 149 3 32.90 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  19. Mike Pruitt Cleveland Browns   @Oakland Raiders L 14 - 19 149 2 29.10 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  21. Billy Taylor New York Giants   Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 17 - 14 148 2 27.05 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  22. Paul Hofer San Francisco 49ers   @New Orleans Saints L 20 - 31 147 1 22.20 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  22. Ted McKnight Kansas City Chiefs   @Seattle Seahawks W 24 - 6 147 2 27.15 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  24. Tony Dorsett Dallas Cowboys   @Minnesota Vikings W 36 - 20 145 3 34.85 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  25. Mike Pruitt Cleveland Browns   Seattle Seahawks L 24 - 29 141 2 28.45 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  25. Wendell Tyler Los Angeles Rams   New Orleans Saints L 14 - 29 141 1 21.35 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  27. Ottis Anderson St. Louis Cardinals   New York Giants W 29 - 20 140 2 27.40 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  28. Dexter Bussey Detroit Lions   Buffalo Bills L 17 - 20 139 0 15.05 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  29. Wendell Tyler Los Angeles Rams   @Atlanta Falcons W 34 - 13 138 1 20.40 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  30. Ricky Bell Tampa Bay Buccaneers   Kansas City Chiefs W 3 - 0 137 0 13.70 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  30. Leroy Harris Philadelphia Eagles   @Green Bay Packers W 21 - 10 137 0 13.85 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  32. Terdell Middleton Green Bay Packers   Minnesota Vikings W 19 - 7 135 0 19.90 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  32. Mike Pruitt Cleveland Browns   Cincinnati Bengals W 28 - 27 135 0 22.20 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  34. Earl Campbell Houston Oilers   Philadelphia Eagles L 20 - 26 134 1 19.60 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  34. Walter Payton Chicago Bears   @Dallas Cowboys L 20 - 24 134 0 13.40 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  36. William Andrews Atlanta Falcons   @San Diego Chargers W 28 - 26 131 0 21.00 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  36. Earl Campbell Houston Oilers   Kansas City Chiefs W 20 - 6 131 1 19.10 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  38. Ottis Anderson St. Louis Cardinals   San Francisco 49ers W 13 - 10 129 1 18.90 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  38. Sidney Thornton Pittsburgh Steelers   Baltimore Colts W 17 - 13 129 0 14.55 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  38. Wendell Tyler Los Angeles Rams   @Chicago Bears L 23 - 27 129 1 19.30 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  41. Chuck Muncie New Orleans Saints   Oakland Raiders L 35 - 42 128 1 19.15 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  42. Wilbert Montgomery Philadelphia Eagles   @Dallas Cowboys W 31 - 21 127 1 19.65 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  42. Wilbert Montgomery Philadelphia Eagles   Washington Redskins W 28 - 17 127 3 37.25 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  44. Wilbert Montgomery Philadelphia Eagles   @New York Giants W 17 - 13 126 0 21.05 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  44. Billy Taylor New York Giants   Washington Redskins W 14 - 6 126 1 18.60 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  46. Clark Gaines New York Jets   @Green Bay Packers W 27 - 22 125 0 12.50 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  46. Walter Payton Chicago Bears   Green Bay Packers W 6 - 3 125 0 14.95 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  48. Dan Doornink Seattle Seahawks   @Atlanta Falcons W 31 - 28 122 2 24.35 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  49. William Andrews Atlanta Falcons   @Philadelphia Eagles W 14 - 10 121 0 12.25 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
  49. Jerry Eckwood Tampa Bay Buccaneers   Detroit Lions W 31 - 16 121 0 12.10 profile | career stats | fantasy pts
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