1980 New England Patriots 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
10-6-0 0-0 5435 3195 2240 36 319 4762 2886 1876 34 270
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The New England Patriots' twenty-first season was in 1980, and it was the second season Ron Erhardt served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 10-6-0, 6-2-0 at home and 4-4-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Cleveland Browns 34-17
Week 2 Atlanta Falcons 21-37
Week 3 @ Seattle Seahawks 37-31
Week 4 Denver Broncos 23-14
Week 5 @ New York Jets 21-11
Week 6 Miami Dolphins 34-0
Week 7 @ Baltimore Colts 37-21
Week 8 @ Buffalo Bills 13-31
Week 9 New York Jets 34-21
Week 10 @ Houston Oilers 34-38
Week 11 Los Angeles Rams 14-17
Week 12 Baltimore Colts 47-21
Week 13 @ San Francisco 49ers 17-21
Week 14 @ Miami Dolphins 13-16
Week 15 Buffalo Bills 24-2
Week 16 @ New Orleans Saints 38-27

Coaches

Head Coach: Ron Erhardt Quarterbacks Coach: John Polonchek Wide Receivers Coach: Raymond Berry Offensive Line Coach: Jim Ringo Offensive Backfield Coach: Tom Yewcic Defensive Line Coach: Fritz Shurmur Linebackers Coach: Bill Parcells Defensive Backfield Coach: Billy Kinard Special Teams Coach: Gino Cappelletti, Tom Yewcic Special Assistant to the Head Coach: John Polonchek