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1980 San Francisco 49ers season
Head Coach Bill Walsh
Home Field Candlestick Park
Results
Record 6–10
Place 3rd NFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Uniform
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Timeline
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The 1980 San Francisco 49ers season was the team's 31st in the National Football League. This was both Bill Walsh's and Joe Montana's second season with the team. The 49ers looked to improve on their previous output of 2–14 (which they had earned in both of the two previous seasons). They failed to make the playoffs for the eighth consecutive season, but they did improve to 6–10.[1]

On December 7, 1980, the 49ers staged one of the greatest come from behind victory's in the history of the NFL's regular season. The 49ers rallied from 28 points down to defeat the New Orleans Saints by a score of 38–35.[2][3]

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1980 San Francisco 49ers staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Milt Jackson

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Al Vermeil

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 7, 1980 at New Orleans Saints W 26-23
58,621
2 September 14, 1980 St. Louis Cardinals W 24-21
49,999
3 September 21, 1980 at New York Jets W 37-27
50,608
4 September 28, 1980 Atlanta Falcons L 20-17
56,518
5 October 5, 1980 at Los Angeles Rams L 48-26
62,188
6 October 12, 1980 at Dallas Cowboys L 59-14
63,399
7 October 19, 1980 Los Angeles Rams L 31-17
55,360
8 October 26, 1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 24-23
51,925
9 November 2, 1980 at Detroit Lions L 17-13
78,845
10 November 9, 1980 at Green Bay Packers L 23-16
54,475
11 November 16, 1980 at Miami Dolphins L 17-13
45,135
12 November 23, 1980 New York Giants W 12-0
38,574
13 November 30, 1980 New England Patriots W 21-17
45,254
14 December 7, 1980 New Orleans Saints W 38-35
37,949
15 December 14, 1980 at Atlanta Falcons L 35-10
55,767
16 December 21, 1980 Buffalo Bills L 18-13
37,476

StandingsEdit

NFC West
view · talk · edit W L T PCT PF PA STK
Atlanta Falcons 12 4 0 .750 405 272 L1
Los Angeles Rams 11 5 0 .688 424 289 W2
San Francisco 49ers 6 10 0 .375 320 415 L2
New Orleans Saints 1 15 0 .063 291 487 L1
[4]

ReferencesEdit

AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Baltimore Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
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
1980 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XV

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