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St. Louis Cardinals

1979 St. Louis Cardinals Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-11
Finished 5th in the NFL's National Football Conference East Division

Coach: Bud Wilkinson (3-10)

Coach: Larry Wilson (2-1)

1979 St. Louis Cardinals Roster
1979 St. Louis Cardinals Game-by-Game Results

The St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 5 wins and 11 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's National Football Conference East Division. Bud Wilkinson and Larry Wilson coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Jim Hart37819451.322185.992.4205.351 2518355.2
Steve Pisarkiewicz1095247.76215.732.843.778 148559.5
Steve Little3266.73110.300.000.016 00100.7
Ottis Anderson100.000.000.000.00039.6
Willard Harrell100.000.000.000.00039.6
Totals49224850.428705.8122.4244.978 39268
Opponents47825854.028736.0224.6183.8

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Ottis Anderson33116054.876 8
Wayne Morris1063873.716 8
Theotis Brown733184.430 7
Willard Harrell191005.319 0
Rod Phillips35016.717 1
Thomas Lott11504.513 0
Mel Gray44110.338 0
Steve Pisarkiewicz11201.812 0
Jim Hart6111.812 0
Steve Little200.00
Totals56625824.676 24
Opponents56722043.918

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Pat Tilley5793816.551 6
Ottis Anderson413087.528 2
Wayne Morris352376.820 1
Mel Gray2544717.978 1
Theotis Brown251917.619 0
Dave Stief2232414.732 0
Gary Parris1417412.439 0
Jimmy Childs89311.622 0
Richard Osborne7375.310 0
Al Chandler5499.828 2
Willard Harrell33311.015 0
Bill Murrell22010.014 0
Thomas Lott284.00
Roy Green11515.015 0
Jim Hart1-4-4.0-4 0
Totals248287011.678 12
Opponents25828736.022

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
Steve Little322475.0191052.654
Mike Wood7685.77228.612
Gary Parris11100.00.01
Totals403177.5261246.267
Opponents434195.3311961.398

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
Steve Little79306038.763
Totals79306038.763
Opponents90352839.2

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Willard Harrell322056.468 0
Roy Green8425.314 0
Lee Nelson48822.077 0
Thomas Lott4338.313 0
Totals483687.777 0
Opponents450.0 0

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Roy Green41100524.5106 1
Willard Harrell2249722.653 0
John Barefield36220.723 0
Kurt Allerman2168.010 0
Thomas Lott11919.019 0
Calvin Favron11010.010 0
Chris Garlich100.00
Totals71160922.7106 1
Opponents57133223.4 1

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Ken Stone67011.730 0
Carl Allen512625.278 0
Ken Greene33712.321 0
Roger Wehrli284.01
Eric Williams12525.025 0
Perry Smith12222.022 0
Totals1828816.078 1
Opponents240.0 

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Carl Allen001000
Kurt Allerman02000
Ottis Anderson10100
Mark Arneson022910
Tom Banks10-3400
Tom Brahaney10-4000
Theotis Brown3200
Sean Clancy01000
George Collins01000
Charles Davis02000
Mel Gray1000
Roy Green4200
Willard Harrell53000
Jim Hart51-700
Tim Kearney01000
Steve Little0100
Thomas Lott21000
Wayne Morris2100
Steve Neils027210
Lee Nelson01000
Steve Pisarkiewicz52-100
Dave Stief20000
Ken Stone0032000
Roger Wehrli012210
Eric Williams002000
Keith Wortman02000
Ron Yankowski01000
Bob Young01000
Totals0000000423860200
Opponents4019

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
Gary Parris0011
Steve Neils106
Rod Phillips106
Pat Tilley6036
Mike Wood02612
Roger Wehrli106
Wayne Morris81054
Steve Little00102454
Theotis Brown70042
Mark Arneson106
Al Chandler2012
Mel Gray0106
Roy Green00106
Ottis Anderson82060
Totals241201120123100307
Opponents18220119411358