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1980 Atlanta Falcons 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 0-0 6020 3529 2491 28 354 5686 3904 1782 44 320
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The Atlanta Falcons' fifteenth was in 1980, and it was the third season Leeman Bennett served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 12-4-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Dallas Cowboys 30-27. At the end of the season Al Richardson earned AP Defensive Rookie of the Year and Buddy Curry earned AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ 23-24
Week 2 @ 37-21
Week 3 17-20
Week 4 @ 20-17
Week 5 43-28
Week 6 7-14
Week 7 @ 41-14
Week 8 13-10
Week 9 @ 30-14
Week 10 @ 33-27
Week 11 31-13
Week 12 28-17
Week 13 10-6
Week 14 @ 20-17
Week 15 35-10
Week 16 @ 17-20

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Dallas Cowboys 27-30

Coaches

Head Coach: Wide Receivers Coach: