New York Jets at Miami Dolphins 24 to 17

Saturday, December 20, 1980, Week 16

The New York Jets played the Miami Dolphins in Miami on Saturday, December 20, 1980, Week 16 of the 1980 season. The Jets won by a score of 24-17. The Jets swept the Dolphins for the 1980 season. With this game, the Dolphins finished the season 5-3-0 at home, while the Jets finished 2-6-0 on the road for the 1980 season.

The Dolphins finished the season with a record of 8-8-0, while the Jets finished the season at 4-12-0.

New York Jets offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
272 152 120 5 18


Head Coach: Walt Michaels Defensive Coordinator: John Mazur Quarterbacks Coach: Pete McCulley Wide Receivers Coach: Larry Pasquale Running Backs Coach: Bob LeBetter Tight Ends Coach: Don Breaux Offensive Backfield Coach: Bob Ledbetter Defensive Line Coach: Dan Sekanovich Linebackers Coach: Joe Gardi

Miami Dolphins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
347 212 135 2 22


Head Coach: Don Shula Assistant Head Coach-Defense: Bill Arnsparger Running Game Coordinator: John Sandusky Running Defense Coordinator: Mike Scarry Quarterbacks Coach: Dan Henning Wide Receivers Coach: Dan Henning Offensive Line Coach: John Sandusky Offensive Backs Coach: Carl Taseff Defensive Line Coach: Mike Scarry Linebackers Coach: Steve Crosby Defensive Backs Coach: Tom Keane Special Teams Coach: Steve Crosby, Carl Taseff Punting Coach: Tom Keane