1980 Oakland Raiders 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 4-0 6242 3654 2588 48 343 6361 4301 2060 66 399
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The Oakland Raiders' twenty-first season was in 1980, and it was the second season Tom Flores served as the head coach of the team. The Raiders played their home games at Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season and 4-0 in the playoffs eventually winning the NFL championship against the Philadelphia Eagles 27-10, the team's third championship win. At the end of the season Jim Plunkett earned Super Bowl Most Valuable Player and Comeback Player of the Year and Lester Hayes earned AP Defensive Player of the Year.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Kansas City Chiefs 27-14
Week 2 @ San Diego Chargers 24-30
Week 3 Washington Redskins 24-21
Week 4 @ Buffalo Bills 7-24
Week 5 Kansas City Chiefs 17-31
Week 6 San Diego Chargers 38-24
Week 7 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 45-34
Week 8 Seattle Seahawks 33-14
Week 9 Miami Dolphins 16-10
Week 10 Cincinnati Bengals 28-17
Week 11 @ Seattle Seahawks 19-17
Week 12 @ Philadelphia Eagles 7-10
Week 13 Denver Broncos 9-3
Week 14 Dallas Cowboys 13-19
Week 15 @ Denver Broncos 24-21
Week 16 @ New York Giants 33-17


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Houston Oilers 27-7
Divisional Round @ Cleveland Browns 14-12
Conference Championship @ San Diego Chargers 34-27
Super Bowl vs. Philadelphia Eagles 27-10

1980 Oakland Raiders Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Tom Flores Defensive Coordinator: Charlie Sumner Wide Receivers Coach: Lew Erber Offensive Line Coach: Sam Boghosian Running Backs Coach: Ray Willsey Tight Ends Coach: Bob Mischak Offensive Backfield Coach: Lew Erber Defensive Line Coach: Earl Leggett Defensive Backfield Coach: Chet Franklin, Willie Brown Special Teams Coach: Steve Ortmayer Assistant Coach: Joe Madro Director of Football Operations: Steve Ortmayer