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The 1980 YEAR IN FOOTBALL

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Philadelphia Eagles (12-4)

Head Coach: Dick Vermeil

Passing Leader: Ron Jaworski (3529)

Rushing Leader: Wilbert Montgomery (778)

Receiving Leader: Wilbert Montgomery (50-407)

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Buffalo Bills (11-5)

Head Coach: Chuck Knox

Passing Leader: Joe Ferguson (2805)

Rushing Leader: Joe Cribbs (1185)

Receiving Leader: Jerry Butler (57-832)

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Dallas Cowboys (12-4)

Head Coach: Tom Landry

Passing Leader: Danny White (3287)

Rushing Leader: Tony Dorsett (1185)

Receiving Leader: Tony Hill (60-1055)

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New England Patriots (10-6)

Head Coach: Ron Erhardt

Passing Leader: Steve Grogan (2475)

Rushing Leader: Vagas Ferguson (818)

Receiving Leader: Stanley Morgan (45-991)

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Washington Redskins (6-10)

Head Coach: Jack Pardee

Passing Leader: Joe Theismann (2962)

Rushing Leader: Wilbur Jackson (708)

Receiving Leader: Art Monk (58-797)

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Miami Dolphins (8-8)

Head Coach: Don Shula

Passing Leader: David Woodley (1850)

Rushing Leader: Del Williams (671)

Receiving Leader: Tony Nathan (57-588)

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St. Louis Cardinals (5-11)

Head Coach: Jim Hanifan

Passing Leader: Jim Hart (2946)

Rushing Leader: Otis Anderson (1352)

Receiving Leader: Pat Tilley (68-966)

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Baltimore Colts (7-9)

Head Coach: Mike McCormack

Passing Leader: Bert Jones (3134)

Rushing Leader: Curtis Dickey (800)

Rec. Leader: Roger Carr (61-924)

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New York Giants (4-12)

Head Coach: Ray Perkins

Passing Leader: Phil Simms (2321)

Rushing Leader: Billy Taylor (580)

Receiving Leader: Earnest Gray (52-777)

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New York Jets (4-12)

Head Coach: Walt Michaels

Passing Leader: Richard Todd (3329)

Rushing Leader: Scott Dierking (567)

Receiving Leader: Bruce Harper (50-634)

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Minnesota Vikings (9-7)

Head Coach: Bud Grant

Passing Leader: Tommy Kramer (3582)

Rushing Leader: Ted Brown (912)

Receiving Leader: Ahmad Rashad (69-1095)

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Detroit Lions (9-7)

Head Coach: Monte Clark

Passing Leader: Gary Danielson (3223)

Rushing Leader: Billy Sims (1303)

Receiving Leader: Freddie Scott (53-834)

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Chicago Bears (7-9)

Head Coach: Neill Armstrong

Passing Leader: Vince Evans (2039)

Rushing Leader: Walter Payton (1460)

Receiving Leader: Walter Payton (46-367)

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-10-1)

Head Coach: John McKay

Passing Leader: Doug Williams (3396)

Rushing Leader: Ricky Bell (599)

Receiving Leader: Gordon Jones (48-669)

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Green Bay Packers (5-10-1)

Head Coach: Bart Starr

Passing Leader: Lynn Dickey (3529)

Rushing Leader: Eddie Lee Ivery (831)

Receiving Leader: James Lofton (71-1226)

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Atlanta Falcons (12-4)

Head Coach: Leeman Bennett

Passing Leader: Steve Bartkowski (3544)

Rushing Leader: William Andrews (1308)

Receiving Leader: Alfred Jenkins (58-1035)

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Los Angeles Rams (11-5)

Head Coach: Ray Malavasi

Passing Leader: Vince Ferragamo (3199)

Rushing Leader: Cullen Bryant (807)

Receiving Leader: Cullen Bryant (53-386)

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San Francisco 49ers (6-10)

Head Coach: Bill Walsh

Passing Leader: Steve DeBerg (1998)

Rushing Leader: Earl Cooper (720)

Receiving Leader: Earl Cooper (83-567)

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New Orleans Saints (1-15)

Head Coach: Dick Nolan (0-12)/Dick Stanfel (1-3)

Passing Leader: Archie Manning (3716)

Rushing Leader: Jimmy Rogers (366)

Receiving Leader: Wes Chandler (65-975)

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 7

Detroit 41, LOS ANGELES 20           MINNESOTA 24, Atlanta 23

San Diego 34, SEATTLE 13             PITTSBURGH 31, Houston 17

Baltimore 17, NY JETS 14             San Francisco 26, NEW ORLEANS 23

NEW ENGLAND 34, Cleveland 17         GREEN BAY 12, Chicago 6 (OT)

BUFFALO 17, Miami 7                  PHILADELPHIA 27, Denver 6

Oakland 27, KANSAS CITY 14           NY Giants 41, ST. LOUIS 35

Tampa Bay 17, CINCINNATI 12

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 8

Dallas 17, WASHINGTON 3

AFC EASTERN DIVISION                 NFC EASTERN DIVISION

Buffalo         1  0 0 1.000  17   7 Dallas           1  0 0 1.000  17   3

New England     1  0 0 1.000  34  17 Philadelphia     1  0 0 1.000  27   6

Baltimore       1  0 0 1.000  17  14 NY Giants        1  0 0 1.000  41  35

Miami           0  1 0  .000   7  17 Washington       0  1 0  .000   3  17

NY Jets         0  1 0  .000  14  17 St. Louis        0  1 0  .000  35  41

AFC CENTRAL DIVISION                 NFC CENTRAL DIVISION

Pittsburgh      1  0 0 1.000  31  17 GREEN BAY        1  0 0 1.000  12   6

Cleveland       0  1 0  .000  17  34 Minnesota        1  0 0 1.000  24  23

Houston         0  1 0  .000  17  31 Tampa Bay        1  0 0 1.000  17  12

Cincinnati      0  1 0  .000  12  17 Detroit          1  0 0 1.000  41  20

AFC WESTERN DIVISION                 Chicago          0  1 0  .000   6  12

San Diego       1  0 0 1.000  34  13 NFC WESTERN DIVISION

Oakland         1  0 0 1.000  27  14 San Francisco    1  0 0 1.000  26  23

Denver          0  1 0  .000   6  27 Los Angeles      0  1 0  .000  20  41

Kansas City     0  1 0  .000  14  27 New Orleans      0  1 0  .000  23  26

Seattle         0  1 0  .000  13  34 Atlanta          0  1 0  .000  23  24

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 11

TAMPA BAY 10, Los Angeles 9

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 14

Detroit 29, Green Bay 7 @ Milwaukee  DENVER 41, Dallas 20

MIAMI 17, Cincinnati 16              CHICAGO 22, New Orleans 3

Atlanta 37, NEW ENGLAND 21           Philadelphia 42, MINNESOTA 7

Pittsburgh 20, BALTIMORE 17          Seattle 17, KANSAS CITY 16

BUFFALO 20, NY Jets 10               SAN FRANCISCO 24, St. Louis 21

SAN DIEGO 30, Oakland 24 (OT)        Washington 23, NY GIANTS 21

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 15

Houston 16, CLEVELAND 7

AFC EASTERN DIVISION                 NFC EASTERN DIVISION

Buffalo         2  0 0 1.000  37  17 Philadelphia     2  0 0 1.000  69  13

New England     1  1 0  .500  55  54 Dallas           1  1 0  .500  37  44

Baltimore       1  1 0  .500  34  34 NY Giants        1  1 0  .500  62  58

Miami           1  1 0  .500  24  33 Washington       1  1 0  .500  26  38

NY Jets         0  2 0  .000  24  37 St. Louis        0  2 0  .000  56  65

AFC CENTRAL DIVISION                 NFC CENTRAL DIVISION

Pittsburgh      2  0 0 1.000  51  34 Detroit          2  0 0 1.000  60  27

Houston         1  1 0  .500  33  38 Tampa Bay        2  0 0 1.000  27  21

Cleveland       0  2 0  .000  24  50 Minnesota        1  1 0  .500  31  65

Cincinnati      0  2 0  .000  28  34 GREEN BAY        1  1 0  .500  19  35

AFC WESTERN DIVISION                 Chicago          1  1 0  .500  28  15

San Diego       2  0 0 1.000  64  37 NFC WESTERN DIVISION

Oakland         1  1 0  .500  51  44 San Francisco    2  0 0 1.000  50  44

Denver          1  1 0  .500  47  47 Atlanta          1  1 0  .500  60  45

Seattle         1  1 0  .500  30  50 New Orleans      0  2 0  .000  26  48

Kansas City     0  2 0  .000  30  44 Los Angeles      0  2 0  .000  29  51

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 21

Minnesota 34, CHICAGO 14             HOUSTON 21, Baltimore 16

New England 37, SEATTLE 31           Buffalo 35, NEW ORLEANS 26

CINCINNATI 30, Pittsburgh 28         LOS ANGELES 51, Green Bay 21

San Diego 30, DENVER 13              CLEVELAND 20, Kansas City 13

DETROIT 20, St. Louis 7              Miami 20, ATLANTA 17

OAKLAND 24, Washington 21            San Francisco 37, NY JETS 27

DALLAS 28, Tampa Bay 17

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 22

PHILADELPHIA 35, NY Giants 3

AFC EASTERN DIVISION                 NFC EASTERN DIVISION

Buffalo         3  0 0 1.000  72  43 Philadelphia     3  0 0 1.000 104  16

New England     2  1 0  .667  92  85 Dallas           2  1 0  .667  65  61

Miami           2  1 0  .667  44  50 NY Giants        1  2 0  .333  65  93

Baltimore       1  2 0  .333  50  55 Washington       1  2 0  .333  47  62

NY Jets         0  3 0  .000  51  74 St. Louis        0  3 0  .000  63  85

AFC CENTRAL DIVISION                 NFC CENTRAL DIVISION

Pittsburgh      2  1 0  .667  79  64 Detroit          3  0 0 1.000  80  34

Houston         2  1 0  .667  54  54 Tampa Bay        2  1 0  .667  44  49

Cleveland       1  2 0  .333  44  63 Minnesota        2  1 0  .667  65  79

Cincinnati      1  2 0  .333  58  62 GREEN BAY        1  2 0  .333  40  86

AFC WESTERN DIVISION                 Chicago          1  2 0  .333  42  49

San Diego       3  0 0 1.000  94  50 NFC WESTERN DIVISION

Oakland         2  1 0  .667  75  65 San Francisco    3  0 0 1.000  87  71

Denver          1  2 0  .333  60  77 Atlanta          1  2 0  .333  77  65

Seattle         1  2 0  .333  61  87 Los Angeles      1  2 0  .333  80  72

Kansas City     0  3 0  .000  43  64 New Orleans      0  3 0  .000  52  83

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 28

Dallas 28, Green Bay 7 at Milwaukee  DETROIT 27, Minnesota 7

Atlanta 20, SAN FRANCISCO 17         Los Angeles 28, NY GIANTS 7

MIAMI 21, New Orleans 16             Seattle 14, WASHINGTON 0

San Diego 24, KANSAS CITY 7          PITTSBURGH 38, Chicago 3

ST. LOUIS 24, Philadelphia 14        Cleveland 34, TAMPA BAY 27

Houston 13, CINCINNATI 10            BUFFALO 24, Oakland 7

BALTIMORE 35, NY Jets 21

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29

NEW ENGLAND 23, Denver 14

AFC EASTERN DIVISION                 NFC EASTERN DIVISION

Buffalo         4  0 0 1.000  96  50 Philadelphia     3  1 0  .750 118  40

New England     3  1 0  .750 115  99 Dallas           3  1 0  .750  93  68

Miami           3  1 0  .750  65  66 NY Giants        1  3 0  .250  72 121

Baltimore       2  2 0  .500  85  76 Washington       1  3 0  .250  47  76

NY Jets         0  4 0  .000  72 109 St. Louis        1  3 0  .250  87  99

AFC CENTRAL DIVISION                 NFC CENTRAL DIVISION

Pittsburgh      3  1 0  .750 117  67 Detroit          4  0 0 1.000 107  41

Houston         3  1 0  .750  67  64 Tampa Bay        2  2 0  .500  71  83

Cleveland       2  2 0  .500  78  90 Minnesota        2  2 0  .500  72 106

Cincinnati      1  3 0  .250  68  75 GREEN BAY        1  3 0  .250  47 114

AFC WESTERN DIVISION                 Chicago          1  3 0  .250  45  87

San Diego       4  0 0 1.000 118  57 NFC WESTERN DIVISION

Oakland         2  2 0  .500  82  89 San Francisco    3  1 0  .750 104  91

Seattle         2  2 0  .500  75  87 Atlanta          2  2 0  .500  97  72

Denver          1  3 0  .250  74 100 Los Angeles      2  2 0  .500 108  79

Kansas City     0  4 0  .000  50  88 New Orleans      0  4 0  .000  68 104

SUNDAY OCTOBER 5

Kansas City 31, OAKLAND 17           Baltimore 30, MIAMI 17

St. Louis 40, NEW ORLEANS 7          New England 21, NY JETS 11

Buffalo 26, SAN DIEGO 24             Seattle 26, HOUSTON 7

Denver 19, CLEVELAND 16              PHILADELPHIA 24, Washington 14

ATLANTA 43, Detroit 28               GREEN BAY 14, Cincinnati 9

Pittsburgh 23, MINNESOTA 17          DALLAS 24, NY Giants 3

LOS ANGELES 48, San Francisco 26

MONDAY OCTOBER 6

CHICAGO 23, Tampa Bay 0

AFC EASTERN DIVISION                 NFC EASTERN DIVISION

Buffalo         5  0 0 1.000 122  74 Philadelphia     4  1 0  .800 142  54

New England     4  1 0  .800 136 110 Dallas           4  1 0  .800 117  71

Miami           3  2 0  .600  82  96 St. Louis        2  3 0  .400 127 106

Baltimore       3  2 0  .600 115  93 Washington       1  4 0  .200  47  76

NY Jets         0  5 0  .000  83 130 NY Giants        1  4 0  .200  75 145

AFC CENTRAL DIVISION                 NFC CENTRAL DIVISION

Pittsburgh      4  1 0  .800 140  84 Detroit          4  1 0  .800 135  84

Houston         3  2 0  .600  74  90 Tampa Bay        2  3 0  .400  71 106

Cleveland       2  3 0  .400  94 109 Minnesota        2  3 0  .400  89 129

Cincinnati      1  4 0  .200  77  89 GREEN BAY        2  3 0  .400  61 123

AFC WESTERN DIVISION                 Chicago          2  3 0  .400  68  87

San Diego       4  1 0  .800 142  83 NFC WESTERN DIVISION

Seattle         3  2 0  .600 101  94 Los Angeles      3  2 0  .600 156 105

Oakland         2  3 0  .400  99 120 Atlanta          3  2 0  .600 140 100

Denver          2  3 0  .400  93 116 San Francisco    3  2 0  .600 130 139

Kansas City     1  4 0  .200  81 105 New Orleans      0  5 0  .000  75 144

SUNDAY OCTOBER 12

KANSAS CITY 21, Houston 20           Baltimore 17, BUFFALO 12

NEW ENGLAND 34, Miami 0              Los Angeles 21, ST. LOUIS 13

MINNESOTA 13, Chicago 7              OAKLAND 38, San Diego 24

Philadelphia 31, NY GIANTS 16        DALLAS 59, San Francisco 14

Cincinnati 17, PITTSBURGH 16         NY Jets 14, ATLANTA 7

TAMPA BAY 14, Green Bay 14 (T)       Cleveland 27, SEATTLE 3

DETROIT 24, New Orleans 13

MONDAY OCTOBER 13

DENVER 20, Washington 17

AFC EASTERN DIVISION                 NFC EASTERN DIVISION

Buffalo         5  1 0  .833 146 108 Philadelphia     5  1 0  .833 173  70

New England     5  1 0  .833 170 110 Dallas           5  1 0  .833 176  85

Baltimore       4  2 0  .667 132 105 St. Louis        2  4 0  .333 140 127

Miami           3  3 0  .500  82 130 Washington       1  5 0  .167  64  96

NY Jets         1  5 0  .167  97 137 NY Giants        1  5 0  .167  91 176

AFC CENTRAL DIVISION                 NFC CENTRAL DIVISION

Pittsburgh      4  2 0  .667 156 101 Detroit          5  1 0  .833 159  97

Cleveland       3  3 0  .500 121 112 Minnesota        3  3 0  .500 102 136

Houston         3  3 0  .500  94 111 Tampa Bay        2  3 1  .417  85 120

Cincinnati      2  4 0  .333  94 105 GREEN BAY        2  3 1  .417  75 137

AFC WESTERN DIVISION                 Chicago          2  4 0  .333  75 100

San Diego       4  2 0  .667 166 121 NFC WESTERN DIVISION

Seattle         3  3 0  .500 104 121 Los Angeles      4  2 0  .667 177 118

Oakland         3  3 0  .500 137 144 Atlanta          3  3 0  .500 147 114

Denver          3  3 0  .500 113 133 San Francisco    3  3 0  .500 144 198

Kansas City     2  4 0  .333 102 125 New Orleans      0  6 0  .000  88 168

SUNDAY OCTOBER 19

PHILADELPHIA 17, Dallas 10           Atlanta 41, NEW ORLEANS 14

CHICAGO 24, Detroit 7                MIAMI 17, Buffalo 14

CINCINNATI 14, Minnesota 0           Kansas City 23, DENVER 17

New England 37, BALTIMORE 21         Seattle 27, NY JETS 17

Los Angeles 31, SAN FRANCISCO 17     SAN DIEGO 44, NY Giants 7

HOUSTON 20, Tampa Bay 14             WASHINGTON 23, St. Louis 0

CLEVELAND 26, Green Bay 21

MONDAY OCTOBER 20

Oakland 45, PITTSBURGH 34

AFC EASTERN DIVISION                 NFC EASTERN DIVISION

New England     6  1 0  .857 207 131 Philadelphia     6  1 0  .857 190  80

Buffalo         5  2 0  .714 160 125 Dallas           5  2 0  .714 186 102

Miami           4  3 0  .571  99 144 Washington       2  5 0  .286  87  96

Baltimore       4  3 0  .571 153 142 St. Louis        2  5 0  .286 140 150

NY Jets         1  6 0  .143 114 164 NY Giants        1  6 0  .143  98 220

AFC CENTRAL DIVISION                   NFC CENTRAL DIVISION

Cleveland       4  3 0  .571 147 133 Detroit          5  2 0  .714 166 121

Pittsburgh      4  3 0  .571 190 146 Chicago          3  4 0  .429  99 107

Houston         4  3 0  .571 114 125 Minnesota        3  4 0  .429 102 150

Cincinnati      3  4 0  .429 108 105 GREEN BAY        2  4 1  .357  96 163

AFC WESTERN DIVISION                 Tampa Bay        2  4 1  .357  99 140

San Diego       5  2 0  .714 210 128 NFC WESTERN DIVISION

Seattle         4  3 0  .571 131 138 Los Angeles      5  2 0  .714 208 135

Oakland         4  3 0  .571 182 178 Atlanta          4  3 0  .571 188 128

Denver          3  4 0  .429 130 156 San Francisco    3  4 0  .429 161 229

Kansas City     3  4 0  .429 125 142 New Orleans      0  7 0  .000 102 209

SUNDAY OCTOBER 26

HOUSTON 23, Cincinnati 3             PHILADELPHIA 17, Chicago 14

KANSAS CITY 20, Detroit 17           BUFFALO 31, New England 13

GREEN BAY 16, Minnesota 3            Denver 14, NY GIANTS 9

CLEVELAND 27, Pittsburgh 26          WASHINGTON 22, New Orleans 14

Tampa Bay 24, SAN FRANCISCO 23       OAKLAND 33, Seattle 14

ATLANTA 13, Los Angeles 10           St. Louis 17, BALTIMORE 10

DALLAS 42, San Diego 31

MONDAY OCTOBER 27

NY JETS 17, Miami 14

AFC EASTERN DIVISION                 NFC EASTERN DIVISION

New England     6  2 0  .750 220 162 Philadelphia     7  1 0  .875 207  94

Buffalo         6  2 0  .750 191 138 Dallas           6  2 0  .750 228 133

Miami           4  4 0  .500 113 161 St. Louis        3  5 0  .375 157 160

Baltimore       4  4 0  .500 163 159 Washington       3  5 0  .375 109 110

NY Jets         2  6 0  .250 131 178 NY Giants        1  7 0  .125 107 234

AFC CENTRAL DIVISION                 NFC CENTRAL DIVISION

Cleveland       5  3 0  .625 174 159 Detroit          5  3 0  .625 183 141

Houston         5  3 0  .625 137 128 GREEN BAY        3  4 1  .438 112 166

Pittsburgh      4  4 0  .500 216 173 Tampa Bay        3  4 1  .438 123 163

Cincinnati      3  5 0  .375 111 128 Minnesota        3  5 0  .375 105 166

AFC WESTERN DIVISION                 Chicago          3  5 0  .375 113 124

San Diego       5  3 0  .625 241 170 NFC WESTERN DIVISION

Oakland         5  3 0  .625 215 192 Los Angeles      5  3 0  .625 218 148

Seattle         4  4 0  .500 145 171 Atlanta          5  3 0  .625 201 138

Denver          4  4 0  .500 144 165 San Francisco    3  5 0  .375 184 253

Kansas City     4  4 0  .500 145 159 New Orleans      0  8 0  .000 116 231

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 2

Atlanta 30, BUFFALO 14               OAKLAND 16, Miami 10

Dallas 27, ST. LOUIS 24              Baltimore 31, KANSAS CITY 24

Minnesota 39, WASHINGTON 14          PITTSBURGH 22, Green Bay 20

LOS ANGELES 45, New Orleans 31       Houston 20, DENVER 16

NEW ENGLAND 34, NY Jets 21           Philadelphia 27, SEATTLE 20

DETROIT 17, San Francisco 13         TAMPA BAY 30, NY Giants 13

San Diego 31, CINCINNATI 14

MONDAY NOVEMBER 3

CLEVELAND 27, Chicago 21

AFC EASTERN DIVISION                 NFC EASTERN DIVISION

New England     7  2 0  .778 254 183 Philadelphia     8  1 0  .889 234 114

Buffalo         6  3 0  .667 205 168 Dallas           7  2 0  .778 255 157

Baltimore       5  4 0  .556 194 183 St. Louis        3  6 0  .333 171 187

Miami           4  5 0  .444 123 177 Washington       3  6 0  .333 123 149

NY Jets         2  7 0  .222 152 212 NY Giants        1  8 0  .111 120 264

AFC CENTRAL DIVISION                 NFC CENTRAL DIVISION

Cleveland       6  3 0  .667 201 180 Detroit          6  3 0  .667 200 154

Houston         6  3 0  .667 157 144 Tampa Bay        4  4 1  .500 153 176

Pittsburgh      5  4 0  .556 238 193 Minnesota        4  5 0  .444 144 180

Cincinnati      3  6 0  .333 125 159 GREEN BAY        3  5 1  .389 132 188

AFC WESTERN DIVISION                 Chicago          3  6 0  .333 144 151

San Diego       6  3 0  .667 271 184 NFC WESTERN DIVISION

Oakland         6  3 0  .667 231 202 Los Angeles      6  3 0  .667 263 179

Seattle         4  5 0  .444 165 198 Atlanta          6  3 0  .667 231 152

Denver          4  5 0  .444 160 185 San Francisco    3  6 0  .333 197 270

Kansas City     4  5 0  .444 169 190 New Orleans      0  9 0  .000 147 276

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 9

Green Bay 23, San Fran 16 @ Mil      Buffalo 31, NY JETS 24

Atlanta 33, ST. LOUIS 27 (OT)        Cleveland 28, BALTIMORE 27

Denver 20, SAN DIEGO 13              NY GIANTS 38, Dallas 35

OAKLAND 28, Cincinnati 17            Kansas City 31, SEATTLE 30

Pittsburgh 24, TAMPA BAY 21          Miami 35, LOS ANGELES 14

MINNESOTA 34, Detroit 0              CHICAGO 35, Washington 21

Philadelphia 34, NEW ORLEANS 21

MONDAY NOVEMBER 10

HOUSTON 38, New England 34

AFC EASTERN DIVISION                 NFC EASTERN DIVISION

New England     7  3 0  .700 288 221 Philadelphia     9  1 0  .900 268 135

Buffalo         7  3 0  .700 236 192 Dallas           7  3 0  .700 290 195

Baltimore       5  5 0  .500 221 211 St. Louis        3  7 0  .300 198 220

Miami           5  5 0  .500 158 191 Washington       3  7 0  .300 144 184

NY Jets         2  8 0  .200 176 243 NY Giants        2  8 0  .200 158 299

AFC CENTRAL DIVISION                 NFC CENTRAL DIVISION

Cleveland       7  3 0  .700 229 207 Detroit          6  4 0  .600 200 188

Houston         7  3 0  .700 195 178 Minnesota        5  5 0  .500 178 180

Pittsburgh      6  4 0  .600 262 214 Tampa Bay        4  5 1  .450 174 200

Cincinnati      3  7 0  .300 142 187 GREEN BAY        4  5 1  .450 155 204

AFC WESTERN DIVISION                 Chicago          4  6 0  .400 179 172

Oakland         7  3 0  .700 259 219 NFC WESTERN DIVISION

San Diego       6  4 0  .600 284 204 Atlanta          7  3 0  .700 264 179

Kansas City     5  5 0  .500 200 220 Los Angeles      6  4 0  .600 277 214

Denver          5  5 0  .500 180 198 San Francisco    3  7 0  .300 213 293

Seattle         4  6 0  .400 195 219 New Orleans      0 10 0  .000 168 310

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 16

SAN DIEGO 20, Kansas City 7          Baltimore 10, DETROIT 9

DALLAS 31, St. Louis 21              MIAMI 17, San Francisco 13

PITTSBURGH 16, Cleveland 13          Buffalo 14, CINCINNATI 0

ATLANTA 31, New Orleans 13           Houston 10, CHICAGO 6

Philadelphia 24, WASHINGTON 0        NY GIANTS 27, Green Bay 21

Los Angeles 17, NEW ENGLAND 14       DENVER 31, NY Jets 24

MINNESOTA 38, Tampa Bay 30

MONDAY NOVEMBER 17

Oakland 19, SEATTLE 17

AFC EASTERN DIVISION                 NFC EASTERN DIVISION

Buffalo         8  3 0  .727 250 192 Philadelphia    10  1 0  .909 292 135

New England     7  4 0  .636 302 238 Dallas           8  3 0  .727 321 216

Baltimore       6  5 0  .545 231 220 St. Louis        3  8 0  .273 219 251

Miami           6  5 0  .545 175 204 Washington       3  8 0  .273 144 208

NY Jets         2  9 0  .182 200 274 NY Giants        3  8 0  .273 185 320

AFC CENTRAL DIVISION                 NFC CENTRAL DIVISION

Houston         8  3 0  .727 205 184 Detroit          6  5 0  .545 209 198

Cleveland       7  4 0  .636 242 223 Minnesota        6  5 0  .545 216 210

Pittsburgh      7  4 0  .636 278 227 Tampa Bay        4  6 1  .409 204 238

Cincinnati      3  8 0  .273 142 201 GREEN BAY        4  6 1  .409 176 231

AFC WESTERN DIVISION                 Chicago          4  7 0  .364 185 182

Oakland         8  3 0  .727 278 236 NFC WESTERN DIVISION

San Diego       7  4 0  .636 314 211 Atlanta          8  3 0  .727 295 192

Denver          6  5 0  .545 211 222 Los Angeles      7  4 0  .636 294 228

Kansas City     5  6 0  .455 207 240 San Francisco    3  8 0  .273 226 310

Seattle         4  7 0  .364 212 238 New Orleans      0 11 0  .000 181 341

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 20

San Diego 27, MIAMI 24 (OT)

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 23

NEW ENGLAND 47, Baltimore 21         Detroit 24, TAMPA BAY 10

SAN FRANCISCO 12, NY Giants 0        ATLANTA 28, Chicago 17

NY JETS 31, Houston 28 (OT)          CLEVELAND 31, Cincinnati 7

PHILADELPHIA 10, Oakland 7           Green Bay 25, MINNESOTA 13

BUFFALO 28, Pittsburgh 13            Kansas City 21, ST. LOUIS 13

DALLAS 14, Washington 10             DENVER 36, Seattle 20

MONDAY NOVEMBER 24

Los Angeles 27, NEW ORLEANS 7

AFC EASTERN DIVISION                 NFC EASTERN DIVISION

Buffalo         9  3 0  .750 278 205 Y-Philadelphia  11  1 0  .917 302 142

New England     8  4 0  .667 349 259 Dallas           9  3 0  .750 335 226

Baltimore       6  6 0  .500 252 267 St. Louis        3  9 0  .250 232 272

Miami           6  6 0  .500 199 231 Washington       3  9 0  .250 154 222

NY Jets         3  9 0  .250 231 302 NY Giants        3  9 0  .250 185 332

AFC CENTRAL DIVISION                 NFC CENTRAL DIVISION

Cleveland       8  4 0  .667 273 230 Detroit          7  5 0  .583 233 208

Houston         8  4 0  .667 233 215 Minnesota        6  6 0  .500 229 235

Pittsburgh      7  5 0  .583 291 255 GREEN BAY        5  6 1  .458 201 244

Cincinnati      3  9 0  .250 149 232 Tampa Bay        4  7 1  .375 214 262

AFC WESTERN DIVISION                 Chicago          4  8 0  .333 202 210

San Diego       8  4 0  .667 331 235 NFC WESTERN DIVISION

Oakland         8  4 0  .667 285 246 Atlanta          9  3 0  .750 323 209

Denver          7  5 0  .583 247 242 Los Angeles      8  4 0  .667 321 235

Kansas City     6  6 0  .500 228 253 San Francisco    4  8 0  .333 238 310

Seattle         4  8 0  .333 232 274 New Orleans      0 12 0  .000 188 368

Y-Clinched Playoff Berth

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 27

DALLAS 51, Seattle 7                 Chicago 23, DETROIT 17 (OT)

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 30

Tampa Bay 20, Green Bay 17 @ Mil     Cincinnati 20, KANSAS CITY 6

BALTIMORE 28, Buffalo 24             SAN DIEGO 22, Philadelphia 21

Cleveland 17, HOUSTON 14             LOS ANGELES 38, NY Jets 13

PITTSBURGH 23, Miami 10              St. Louis 23, NY GIANTS 7

Minnesota 23, NEW ORLEANS 20         ATLANTA 10, Washington 9

SAN FRANCISCO 21, New England 17

MONDAY DECEMBER 1

OAKLAND 9, Denver 3

AFC EASTERN DIVISION                 NFC EASTERN DIVISION

Buffalo         9  4 0  .692 302 233 Y-Philadelphia  11  2 0  .846 323 164

New England     8  5 0  .615 366 280 Dallas          10  3 0  .769 386 233

Baltimore       7  6 0  .538 280 291 St. Louis        4  9 0  .308 255 279

Miami           6  7 0  .462 209 254 Washington       3 10 0  .231 163 232

NY Jets         3 10 0  .231 244 340 NY Giants        3 10 0  .231 192 355

AFC CENTRAL DIVISION                 NFC CENTRAL DIVISION

Cleveland       9  4 0  .692 290 244 Minnesota        7  6 0  .538 252 255

Houston         8  5 0  .615 247 232 Detroit          7  6 0  .538 250 231

Pittsburgh      8  5 0  .615 314 265 GREEN BAY        5  7 1  .423 218 264

Cincinnati      4  9 0  .308 169 238 Tampa Bay        5  7 1  .423 234 279

AFC WESTERN DIVISION                 Chicago          5  8 0  .385 225 227

Oakland         9  4 0  .692 294 249 NFC WESTERN DIVISION

San Diego       9  4 0  .692 353 256 Atlanta         10  3 0  .769 333 218

Denver          7  6 0  .538 250 251 Los Angeles      9  4 0  .692 359 248

Kansas City     6  7 0  .462 234 273 San Francisco    5  8 0  .385 259 327

Seattle         4  9 0  .308 239 325 New Orleans      0 13 0  .000 208 391

Y-Clinched Playoff Berth

THURSDAY DECEMBER 4

HOUSTON 6, Pittsburgh 0

SUNDAY DECEMBER 7

CINCINNATI 34, Baltimore 33          Atlanta 20, PHILADELPHIA 17

NY Giants 27, SEATTLE 21             KANSAS CITY 31, Denver 14

CHICAGO 61, Green Bay 7              Dallas 19, OAKLAND 13

CLEVELAND 17, NY Jets 14             ST. LOUIS 24, Detroit 23

BUFFALO 10, Los Angeles 7 (OT)       Minnesota 21, TAMPA BAY 10

WASHINGTON 40, San Diego 17          SAN FRANCISCO 38, New Orleans 35 (OT)

MONDAY DECEMBER 8

MIAMI 16, New England 13 (OT)

AFC EASTERN DIVISION                 NFC EASTERN DIVISION

Buffalo        10  4 0  .714 312 240 Y-Philadelphia  11  3 0  .786 340 184

New England     8  6 0  .571 379 296 Y-Dallas        11  3 0  .786 405 246

Baltimore       7  7 0  .500 313 325 St. Louis        5  9 0  .357 279 302

Miami           7  7 0  .500 225 267 Washington       4 10 0  .286 203 249

NY Jets         3 11 0  .214 258 357 NY Giants        4 10 0  .286 219 376

AFC CENTRAL DIVISION                 NFC CENTRAL DIVISION

Cleveland      10  4 0  .714 307 258 Minnesota        8  6 0  .571 273 265

Houston         9  5 0  .643 253 232 Detroit          7  7 0  .500 273 255

Pittsburgh      8  6 0  .571 314 271 Chicago          6  8 0  .429 286 234

Cincinnati      5  9 0  .357 203 271 GREEN BAY        5  8 1  .393 225 325

AFC WESTERN DIVISION                 Tampa Bay        5  8 1  .393 244 300

San Diego       9  5 0  .643 370 296 NFC WESTERN DIVISION

Oakland         9  5 0  .643 307 268 Y-Atlanta       11  3 0  .786 353 235

Denver          7  7 0  .500 264 282 Los Angeles      9  5 0  .643 366 258

Kansas City     7  7 0  .500 265 287 San Francisco    6  8 0  .429 297 362

Seattle         4 10 0  .286 260 352 New Orleans      0 14 0  .000 243 429

Y-Clinched Playoff Berth

SUNDAY DECEMBER 14

Miami 24, BALTIMORE 14               NEW ENGLAND 24, Buffalo 2

PHILADELPHIA 17, St. Louis 3         New Orleans 21, NY JETS 20

MINNESOTA 28, Cleveland 23           SAN DIEGO 21, Seattle 14

PITTSBURGH 21, Kansas City 16        Cincinnati 17, CHICAGO 14 (OT)

Oakland 24, DENVER 21                Houston 22, GREEN BAY 3

ATLANTA 35, San Francisco 10         WASHINGTON 16, NY Giants 13

DETROIT 27, Tampa Bay 14

MONDAY DECEMBER 15

LOS ANGELES 38, Dallas 14

AFC EASTERN DIVISION                 NFC EASTERN DIVISION

Buffalo        10  5 0  .667 314 264 X-Philadelphia  12  3 0  .800 357 187

New England     9  6 0  .600 403 298 Y-Dallas        11  4 0  .733 419 284

Miami           8  7 0  .533 249 281 St. Louis        5 10 0  .333 282 319

Baltimore       7  8 0  .467 327 349 Washington       5 10 0  .333 219 262

NY Jets         3 12 0  .200 278 378 NY Giants        4 11 0  .267 232 392

AFC CENTRAL DIVISION                 NFC CENTRAL DIVISION

Cleveland      10  5 0  .667 330 286 X-Minnesota      9  6 0  .600 301 288

Houston        10  5 0  .667 275 235 Detroit          8  7 0  .533 300 269

Pittsburgh      9  6 0  .600 335 287 Chicago          6  9 0  .400 300 251

Cincinnati      6  9 0  .400 220 285 GREEN BAY        5  9 1  .367 228 347

AFC WESTERN DIVISION                 Tampa Bay        5  9 1  .367 258 327

San Diego      10  5 0  .667 391 310 NFC WESTERN DIVISION

Oakland        10  5 0  .667 331 289 X-Atlanta       12  3 0  .800 388 245

Denver          7  8 0  .533 285 306 Y-Los Angeles   10  5 0  .667 404 272

Kansas City     7  8 0  .467 281 308 San Francisco    6  9 0  .400 305 397

Seattle         4 11 0  .267 274 373 New Orleans      1 14 0  .067 264 449

X-Clinched Division Title            Y-Clinched Playoff Berth

SUNDAY DECEMBER 21

Chicago 14, TAMPA BAY 13             DETROIT 24, Green Bay 3

Cleveland 27, CINCINNATI 24          Buffalo 18, SAN FRANCISCO 13

Denver 25, SEATTLE 17                LOS ANGELES 20, Atlanta 17 (OT)

New England 38, NEW ORLEANS 27       Kansas City 38, BALTIMORE 28

DALLAS 35, Philadelphia 27           Oakland 33, NY GIANTS 17

Washington 31, ST. LOUIS 7           NY Jets 24, MIAMI 17

HOUSTON 20, Minnesota 16

MONDAY DECEMBER 22

SAN DIEGO 26, Pittsburgh 17

AFC EASTERN DIVISION                 NFC EASTERN DIVISION

X-Buffalo      11  5 0  .688 320 260 X-Philadelphia  12  4 0  .750 384 222

New England    10  6 0  .625 441 325 Y-Dallas        12  4 0  .750 454 311

Miami           8  8 0  .500 266 305 Washington       6 10 0  .375 261 293

Baltimore       7  9 0  .438 355 387 St. Louis        5 11 0  .313 299 350

NY Jets         4 12 0  .250 302 395 NY Giants        4 12 0  .250 249 425

AFC CENTRAL DIVISION                 NFC CENTRAL DIVISION

X-Cleveland    11  5 0  .688 357 310 X-Minnesota      9  7 0  .563 317 308

Y-Houston      11  5 0  .688 295 251 Detroit          9  7 0  .563 324 272

Pittsburgh      9  7 0  .563 352 313 Chicago          7  9 0  .438 304 264

Cincinnati      6 10 0  .375 244 312 GREEN BAY        5 10 1  .344 231 371

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Cleveland Browns (11-5)

Head Coach: Sam Rutigliano

Passing Leader: Brian Sipe (4132)

Rushing Leader: Mike Pruitt (1034)

Receiving Leader: Mike Pruitt (63-471)

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Houston Oilers (11-5)

Head Coach: Bum Phillips

Passing Leader: Ken Stabler (3202)

Rushing Leader: Earl Campbell (1934)

Receiving Leader: Mike Barber (59-712)

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Pittsburgh Steelers (7-9)

Head Coach: Chuck Noll

Passing Leader: Terry Bradshaw (3339)

Rushing Leader: Franco Harris (789)

Receiving Leader: Lynn Swann (44-710)

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Cincinnati Bengals (6-10)

Head Coach: Forrest Gregg

Passing Leader: Ken Anderson (1778)

Rushing Leader: Pete Johnson (747)

Receiving Leader: Don Ross (56-724)

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San Diego Chargers (11-5)

Head Coach: Don Coryell

Passing Leader: Dan Fouts (4715)

Rushing Leader: Chuck Muncie (659)

Receiving Leader: Kellen Winslow (89-1290)

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Oakland Raiders (11-5)

Head Coach: Tom Flores

Passing Leader: Jim Plunkett (2299)

Rushing Leader: Mark van Eeghen (838)

Receiving Leader: Bob Chandler (49-786)

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Kansas City Chiefs (8-8)

Head Coach: Marv Levy

Passing Leader: Steve Fuller (2250)

Rushing Leader: Ted McKnight (693)

Receiving Leader: Henry Marshall (47-799)

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Denver Broncos (8-8)

Head Coach: Red Miller

Passing Leader: Craig Morton (2150)

Rushing Leader: Jim Jensen (476)

Receiving Leader: Jim Jensen (49-377)

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Seattle Seahawks (4-12)

Head Coach: Jack Patera

Passing Leader: Jim Zorn (3346)

Rushing Leader: Jim Jodat (632)

Receiving Leader: Steve Largent (66-1064)

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Oakland         9  6 0  .600 331 308 New Orleans      7  8 0  .467 341 346

Seattle         8  7 0  .533 328 358 Atlanta          5 10 0  .333 249 347

Kansas City     7  8 0  .467 238 259 San Francisco    2 13 0  .133 287 395

X-Clinched Division Title            Y-Clinched Playoff Berth

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AFC WESTERN DIVISION                 Tampa Bay        5 10 1  .344 271 341

X-San Diego    11  5 0  .688 418 327 NFC WESTERN DIVISION

Y-Oakland      11  5 0  .688 364 306 X-Atlanta       12  4 0  .740 405 272

Denver          8  8 0  .500 310 323 Y-Los Angeles   11  5 0  .688 424 289

Kansas City     8  8 0  .500 319 336 San Francisco    6 10 0  .375 320 415

Seattle         4 12 0  .250 291 408 New Orleans      1 15 0  .063 291 487

X-Clinched Division Title            Y-Clinched Wild Card Berth

1980 PLAYOFFS - AMERICAN FOOTBALL CONFERENCE

Wildcard (December 28) - OAKLAND (11-5) 27, Houston (11-5) 7

Divisional (January 3) - SAN DIEGO (11-5) 20, Buffalo (11-5) 14

Divisional (January 4) - Oakland (12-5) 14, CLEVELAND (11-5) 12

Conference (January 11) - Oakland (13-5) 34, SAN DIEGO (12-5) 27

NATIONAL FOOTBALL CONFERENCE

Wildcard (December 28) - DALLAS (12-4) 34, Los Angeles (11-5) 13

Divisional (January 3) - PHILADELPHIA (12-4) 31, Minnesota (9-7) 10

Divisional (January 4) - Dallas (13-4) 30, ATLANTA (12-4) 27

Conference (January 11) - PHILADELPHIA (13-4) 20, Dallas (14-4) 7

SUPER BOWL 15 (January 25, 1981 at New Orleans)

OAKLAND RAIDERS (14-5) 27, PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (14-4) 10 - Jim Plunkett passed for three TDs, including an 80-yard strike to Kenny King, as the Raiders became the first wild-card team to win the Super Bowl. Plunkett's TD bomb to King – the longest play in Super Bowl history – gave Oakland a decisive 14-0 lead with nine seconds left in the first period. LB Rod Martin had set up Oakland's first touchdown, a 2-yard reception by Cliff Branch, with a 17-yard interception return to the Eagles' 30-yard line. The Eagles never recovered from that early deficit, managing only Tony Franklin's field goal (30 yards) and an 8-yard touchdown pass from Ron Jaworski to Keith Krepfle. Plunkett, who became a starter in the sixth game of the season, completed 13 of 21 for 261 yards and was named the game's most valuable player. Oakland won 9 of 11 games with Plunkett starting, but that was good enough only for second place in the AFC West, although they tied division winner San Diego with an 11-5 record. The Raiders, who had previously won Super Bowl XI over Minnesota, had to win three playoff games to get to the championship game. Oakland defeated Houston 27-7 at home followed by road victories over Cleveland (14-12) and San Diego (34-27). Oakland's Mark van Eeghen was the game's leading rusher with 75 yards on 18 carries. Philadelphia's Wilbert Montgomery led all receivers with six receptions for 91 yards. Branch had five for 67 and Harold Carmichael of Philadelphia five for 83. Martin finished with 3 interceptions, a Super Bowl record.

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