Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Pro Football Weekly's 1979 NFL Players of the Week

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By John Turney
Beginning in 1978 Pro Football Weekly chose players of the week and were the only organization to do so. Here is the 1979 list, and not they added a defensive player of the week, something they did not do in 1978.

1979 Pro Football Weekly Players of the Week
         Offense                                  Defense                               Golden Toe
Week 1         A. Rashad, Min                       L. Alzado, Cle                            Cockroft, Cle
Week 2         Steve Grogan, NE                    Tom Beasley, Pit                     J. Evans, Cle
Week 3         C. Williams, SD                      M. Blair, Min                          T Franklin, Phi
Week 4         Jerry Butler, Buf                       A. Still, KC                             T. Fritsch, Hou
Week 5         Joe Ferguson, Buf                     J. Bunting, Phi                        M. Moseley, Wa
Week 6         Billy Taylor, NYG                   P. Thomas, LA                 L. Prestridge, Den
Week 7         Dan Fouts, SD                            Ken Stone, StL                    D. White, Dal
Week 8         Ricky Bell, TB                        Coy Bacon, Was                      J. West, SD
Week 9         Frank Lewis, Buf                     Jim Browner, Cin                    Ray Guy, Oak
Week 10       Terry Bradshaw, Pit                 Randy Gradishar, Den             R. Septien, Dal
Week 11       Chuck Muncie, NO                 V. Den Herder, Mia                 Mike Wood, SD
Week 12       Jim Zorn, Sea                          Bob Swenson, Den               N. Mike-Meyer, Buf
                                                                                                                                         T. Fritsch, Hou
Week 13        Terry Bradshaw, Pit                Jim Haslett, Buf                       Matt Bahr, Pit
                       Earl Campbell, Hou
Week 14         Joe Theismann, Was               Gary Fencik, Chi                   von Schamann, Mia
Week 15         Ottis Anderson, StL                Jerry Robinson, Phi                 Jim Breech, Oak
Week 16         Walter Payton, Chi                  Raymond Clayborn, NE         T. Birney, GB

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