1980 Cleveland Browns schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
11-5-0 0-1 5842 4084 1758 32 353 5834 3997 1837 35 352
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The Cleveland Browns' thirty-fifth season was in 1980, and it was the third season Sam Rutigliano served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Oakland Raiders 14-12.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ New England Patriots 17-34
Week 2 Houston Oilers 7-16
Week 3 Kansas City Chiefs 20-13
Week 4 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 34-27
Week 5 Denver Broncos 16-19
Week 6 @ Seattle Seahawks 27-3
Week 7 Green Bay Packers 26-21
Week 8 Pittsburgh Steelers 27-26
Week 9 Chicago Bears 27-21
Week 10 @ Baltimore Colts 28-27
Week 11 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 13-16
Week 12 Cincinnati Bengals 31-7
Week 13 @ Houston Oilers 17-14
Week 14 New York Jets 17-14
Week 15 @ Minnesota Vikings 23-28
Week 16 @ Cincinnati Bengals 27-24

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Oakland Raiders 12-14

Coaches

Head Coach: Sam Rutigliano Defensive Coordinator: Marty Schottenheimer Quarterbacks Coach: Jim Shofner Wide Receivers Coach: Rich Kotite Running Backs Coach: Jim Garrett Linebackers Coach: Dave Adolph Defensive Backs Coach: Len Fontes Special Teams Coach: John Petercuskie Director of Pro Personnel: Allan Webb Film Coordinator: Ed Ulinski Athletic Trainer: Leo Murphy