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Chicago Bears

1979 Chicago Bears Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-6
Finished 1st in the NFL's National Football Conference Central Division

Postseason: 0-1

Coach: Neill Armstrong (10-6)

1979 Chicago Bears Statistics
1979 Chicago Bears Game-by-Game Results

The Chicago Bears of the National Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing first in the NFL's National Football Conference Central Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 0-1. Neill Armstrong coached the team.

PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Ted AlbrechtT-GOctober 8, 195476253California
Tony ArdizzoneCDecember 19, 195675240Northwestern
Bob AvelliniQBAugust 28, 195374208Maryland
Brian BaschnagelWRJanuary 8, 195471187Ohio St.
Lynn BodenG-TJune 5, 195375270South Dakota St.
Doug BuffoneLBJune 27, 194475230Louisville
Gary CampbellLBMarch 4, 195273218Colorado
Mike CobbTEDecember 10, 195577244Michigan St.
Jack DeloplaineRBApril 21, 195470205Salem
Robin EarlTE-RBMarch 18, 195577242Washington
Allan EllisDBAugust 19, 195171185UCLA
Vince EvansQBJune 14, 195574215USC
Gary FencikDBJune 11, 195473194Yale
Wentford GainesDBFebruary 4, 195372185Ferrum
Kris HainesWRJuly 23, 195771183Notre Dame
Dan HamptonDE-DTSeptember 19, 195777264Arkansas
Al HarrisDE-LBDecember 31, 195677250Arizona St.
Tommy HartDE-LBNovember 7, 194476245Morris Brown
Mike HartenstineDEJuly 27, 195375251Penn St.
Bruce HerronLBApril 14, 195474220New Mexico
Tom HicksLBDecember 18, 195276235Illinois
Noah JacksonGApril 14, 195174267Tampa
Dan JiggettsT-GMarch 10, 195476274Harvard
Lee KunzLBApril 21, 195774226Nebraska
Greg LattaTEOctober 13, 195275227Morgan St.
Dennis LickTApril 26, 195475266Wisconsin
Virgil LiversDBMarch 26, 195268176West. Kentucky
Willie McClendonRBSeptember 13, 195773205Georgia
Mark MerrillLBMay 5, 195576237Minnesota
Jerry MeyersDE-DTFebruary 21, 195476249Northern Illinois
Jerry MuckensturmLBOctober 13, 195376223Arkansas St.
Dan NealC-GAugust 30, 194976250Kentucky
Jim OsborneDTSeptember 7, 194975250Southern
Alan PageDTAugust 7, 194576245Notre Dame
Bob ParsonsTE-PJune 29, 195076234Penn St.
Walter PaytonRBJuly 25, 195470200Jackson St.
Lonnie PerrinRBFebruary 3, 195273222Illinois
Mike PhippsQBNovember 19, 194775208Purdue
Doug PlankDBMarch 4, 195372200Ohio St.
Golden RichardsWRDecember 31, 195073181Hawaii
Ron RydalchDTJanuary 1, 195276260Utah
Terry SchmidtDBMay 28, 195272177Ball St.
Steve SchubertWRMarch 15, 195170185Massachusetts
James ScottWRMarch 28, 195273190Trinity Valley CC (TX)
John SkibinskiRBApril 27, 195572222Purdue
Revie SoreyGSeptember 10, 195374260Illinois
Mike SpiveyDBMarch 10, 195472197Colorado
Bob ThomasKAugust 7, 195270178Notre Dame
Len WalterscheidDBSeptember 13, 195471190Southern Utah
Harry WashingtonWRJuly 30, 195672180Colorado St.
Rickey WattsWRMay 16, 195773203Tulsa
Dave WilliamsRBMarch 10, 195474210Colorado