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1980 San Diego Chargers season
Head Coach Don Coryell
Home Field San Diego/Jack Murphy Stadium
Results
Record 11–5
Place 1st AFC West
Playoff Finish Won Divisional Playoffs (Bills) (20-14)</br>Lost Conference Playoffs (Raiders) (34-27)
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1979 1981

The 1980 San Diego Chargers season began with the team trying to improve on their 12–4 record in 1979. They won their first playoff game in 17 years. The season ended with loss to the Raiders in the playoffs.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 7, 1980 at Seattle Seahawks W 34-13
62,042
2 September 14, 1980 Oakland Raiders W 30-24
51,943
3 September 21, 1980 at Denver Broncos W 30-13
74,970
4 September 28, 1980 at Kansas City Chiefs W 24-7
45,161
5 October 5, 1980 Buffalo Bills L 26-24
51,982
6 October 12, 1980 at Oakland Raiders L 38-24
44,826
7 October 19, 1980 New York Giants W 44-7
50,397
8 October 26, 1980 at Dallas Cowboys L 42-31
60,639
9 November 2, 1980 at Cincinnati Bengals W 31-14
46,406
10 November 9, 1980 Denver Broncos L 20-13
51,435
11 November 16, 1980 Kansas City Chiefs W 20-7
50,248
12 November 20, 1980 at Miami Dolphins W 27-24
63,013
13 November 30, 1980 Philadelphia Eagles W 22-21
51,567
14 December 7, 1980 at Washington Redskins L 40-17
48,556
15 December 13, 1980 Seattle Seahawks W 21-14
49,980
16 December 22, 1980 Pittsburgh Steelers W 26-17
51,785

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Divisional January 3, 1981 Buffalo Bills W 20-14
52,028
Conference Championship January 11, 1981 Oakland Raiders L 34-27
52,428

Game summariesEdit

Week 2: Oakland RaidersEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 3 7 7 7

24

Chargers 3 7 0 14

30

at San Diego Stadium, San Diego, California

  • Date: September 14
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 68°F, wind 8 mph
  • Box Score

SD: Glen Edwards 2 INT, Willie Buchanon INT

StandingsEdit

AFC West
view · talk · edit W L T PCT PF PA
San Diego Chargers 11 5 0 .688 418 327
Oakland Raiders 11 5 0 .688 364 306
Kansas City Chiefs 8 8 0 .500 319 336
Denver Broncos 8 8 0 .500 310 323
Seattle Seahawks 4 12 0 .250 291 408
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Awards and recordsEdit

  • John Jefferson, NFL Leader in Receiving Yards, (1,340)
  • Kellen Winslow, Second in NFL in Receiving Yards, (1,290)

MilestonesEdit

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit

  1. REDIRECT Template:Los Angeles Chargers

 


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