1980 Dallas Cowboys 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
12-4-0 2-2 6638 3720 2918 48 399 6250 3740 2510 54 338
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The Dallas Cowboys' twenty-first season was in 1980, and it was the twenty-first season Tom Landry served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 12-4-0 in the regular season and 2-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Philadelphia Eagles 20-7.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Washington Redskins 17-3
Week 2 @ Denver Broncos 20-41
Week 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 28-17
Week 4 @ Green Bay Packers 28-7
Week 5 New York Giants 24-3
Week 6 San Francisco 49ers 59-14
Week 7 @ Philadelphia Eagles 10-17
Week 8 San Diego Chargers 42-31
Week 9 @ St. Louis Cardinals 27-24
Week 10 @ New York Giants 35-38
Week 11 St. Louis Cardinals 31-21
Week 12 Washington Redskins 14-10
Week 13 Seattle Seahawks 51-7
Week 14 @ Oakland Raiders 19-13
Week 15 @ Los Angeles Rams 14-38
Week 16 Philadelphia Eagles 35-27

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Los Angeles Rams 34-13
Divisional Round @ Atlanta Falcons 30-27
Conference Championship @ Philadelphia Eagles 7-20

Coaches

Head Coach: Tom Landry Assistant Head Coach: James A. "Jim" Myers Offensive Coordinator: Dan Reeves Defensive Coordinator: Ernie Stautner Quarterbacks Coach: Dan Reeves Wide Receivers Coach: Dan Reeves Offensive Line Coach: James A. "Jim" Myers Running Backs Coach: Al Lavan Tight Ends Coach: Mike Ditka Defensive Line Coach: Ernie Stautner Linebackers Coach: Jerry Tubbs Defensive Backfield Coach: Gene Stallings Special Teams Coach: Mike Ditka Strength and Conditioning Coach: Bob Ward Scouting Assistant: Steve Kazor Research and Development: Ermal Allen