NFL 1979: Week 5 Results

Dan Fouts took Player Of The Week honors for Week 5. His 404 passing yards and 4 TD’s led the Chargers to a 35-20 win over San Francisco, improving their record to 5-0.

 Game Scores
 Cincinnati 14 Dallas 27                     82 10-20 
 Pittsburgh 23 Philadelphia 3                57 0-10  
 Washington 37 Atlanta 21                    57 0-10  
 NY Giants 14 New Orleans 38                 70                      
 St. Louis 45 Los Angeles 28                 71 Calm  
 Tampa Bay 0 Chicago 32                      49 10-20 Rain           
 Minnesota 28 Detroit 7                      70                      
 New England 52 Green Bay 6                  46 5-15  
 San Francisco 20 San Diego 35               89 Calm  
 Miami 14 NY Jets 15                         56 10-20 
 Buffalo 10 Baltimore 14                     72 10-20 
 Cleveland 30 Houston 17                     70                      
 Denver 13 Oakland 17                        76 5-15  Light Rain     
 Kansas City 10 Seattle 31                   70 Calm                 

 Rushing Leaders
 Anderson,(StL)  29-144  4 TD
 Pruitt, M.(Cle) 30-143  2 TD
 Smith, S.(Sea)  30-141  1 TD
 Cunningham(NE)  18-124  2 TD
 Washington(Bal) 28-105
 Moroski(Atl)    10-101  1 TD

 Receiving Leaders
 Chandler(NO)    11-216  1 TD
 Hill,T.(Dal)     8-152  1 TD
 Joiner(SD)      11-151  1 TD
 Harris, I.(NO)  10-110  1 TD
 Jefferson(SD)    8- 81  3 TD

 Passing Leaders
 Manning(NO)     38-29-411   3 TD  2 Int
 Fouts(SD)       52-37-404   4 TD
 DeBerg(SF)      48-28-357   3 TD  2 Int
 Ferragamo(LA)   38-22-244   4 TD  4 Int

 Defensive Standouts
 White, R.(Dal)   3 Sk 5 Tk
 Butz(Was)        4 Sk 8 Tk
 Lavender(Was)    2 Int 7 Tk
 Grooms(NO)       5 Sk 8 Tk
 Reese(NO)        3 Sk 5 Tk
 Arneson(StL)     3 Sk 6 Tk
 Mullaney(Min)    3 Sk 5 Tk

 Special Teams
 Ragsdale(TB)   8-179 Kick Ret 
 Thomas(Chi)    4-4 FG 


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