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1980 Cincinnati Bengals season
Head Coach Forrest Gregg
Home Field Riverfront Stadium
Results
Record 6–10
Place 4th AFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1979 1981

The 1980 Cincinnati Bengals season was the team's 13th year in professional football and its 11th with the National Football League.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

1980 Cincinnati Bengals Draft
Round Pick # Overall Name Position College
1 3 3 Anthony Muñoz Offensive Tackle USC
2 3 31 Kirby Criswell Linebacker Kansas
3 3 59 Rod Horn Defensive Tackle Nebraska
4 3 86 Bill Glass Guard Baylor
5 3 113 Bryan Hicks Defensive Back McNeese State
6 3 141 Jo Jo Heath Defensive Back Pittsburgh
6 21 159 Andrew Melontree Linebacker Baylor
7 2 167 Ron Simpkins Linebacker Michigan
7 3 168 Gary Don Johnson Defensive Tackle Baylor
8 3 196 Mark Lyles Running Back Florida State
9 3 224 Greg Bright Defensive Back Morehead State
10 3 252 Sandro Vitello Kicker Massachusetts
11 4 281 Alton Alexis Wide Receiver Tulane
12 3 308 Mike Wright Quarterback Vanderbilt
[1]

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 7, 1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 17–12
43,211
2 September 14, 1980 at Miami Dolphins L 17–16
38,322
3 September 21, 1980 Pittsburgh Steelers W 30–28
52,490
4 September 28, 1980 Houston Oilers L 13–10
50,413
5 October 5, 1980 at Green Bay Packers L 14–9
55,006
6 October 12, 1980 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 17–16
53,668
7 October 19, 1980 Minnesota Vikings W 14–0
44,487
8 October 26, 1980 at Houston Oilers L 23–3
49,189
9 November 2, 1980 San Diego Chargers L 31–14
46,406
10 November 9, 1980 at Oakland Raiders L 28–17
44,132
11 November 16, 1980 Buffalo Bills L 14–0
40,836
12 November 23, 1980 at Cleveland Browns L 31–7
79,253
13 November 30, 1980 at Kansas City Chiefs W 20–6
41,594
14 December 7, 1980 Baltimore Colts W 34–33
35,651
15 December 14, 1980 at Chicago Bears W 17–14
48,808
16 December 21, 1980 Cleveland Browns L 27–24
50,058

StandingsEdit

AFC Central
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Cleveland Browns 1150.688357310
Houston Oilers 1150.688295251
Pittsburgh Steelers 970.563352313
Cincinnati Bengals 6100.375244312
[2]

RosterEdit

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Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1980.htm
  2. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 295
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Buffalo Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Los Angeles
Miami Houston Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
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