1980 Baltimore Colts season

The 1980 Baltimore Colts season was the 28th season for the team in the National Football League (NFL). The Colts finished the NFL’s 1980 season with a record of 7 wins and 9 losses, and fourth position in the AFC East division.

1980 Baltimore Colts season
Head coachMike McCormack
General managerDick Szymanski
OwnerRobert Irsay
Home fieldMemorial Stadium
Results
Record7–9
Division place4th AFC East
Playoff finishdid not qualify
Pro Bowlersnone

Personnel

Staff

1980 Baltimore Colts staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – George Boutselis

Roster

1980 Baltimore Colts roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists

Practice squad



Rookies in italics

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site Attendance
1 September 7, 1980 at New York Jets W 17–14 1–0 Shea Stadium
50,777
2 September 14, 1980 Pittsburgh Steelers L 17–20 1–1 Memorial Stadium
54,914
3 September 21, 1980 at Houston Oilers L 16–21 1–2 Astrodome
47,878
4 September 28, 1980 New York Jets W 35–21 2–2 Memorial Stadium
33,373
5 October 5, 1980 at Miami Dolphins W 30–17 3–2 Miami Orange Bowl
50,631
6 October 12, 1980 at Buffalo Bills W 17–12 4–2 Rich Stadium
73,634
7 October 19, 1980 New England Patriots L 21–37 4–3 Memorial Stadium
53,924
8 October 26, 1980 St. Louis Cardinals L 10–17 4–4 Memorial Stadium
33,506
9 November 2, 1980 at Kansas City Chiefs W 31–24 5–4 Arrowhead Stadium
52,383
10 November 9, 1980 Cleveland Browns L 27–28 5–5 Memorial Stadium
45,369
11 November 16, 1980 at Detroit Lions W 10–9 6–5 Pontiac Silverdome
77,677
12 November 23, 1980 at New England Patriots L 21–47 6–6 Schaefer Stadium
60,994
13 November 30, 1980 Buffalo Bills W 28–24 7–6 Memorial Stadium
36,184
14 December 7, 1980 at Cincinnati Bengals L 33–34 7–7 Riverfront Stadium
35,651
15 December 14, 1980 Miami Dolphins L 14–24 7–8 Memorial Stadium
30,564
16 December 21, 1980 Kansas City Chiefs L 28–38 7–9 Memorial Stadium
16,941

Game summaries

Week 1

1 234Total
• Colts 0 773 17
Jets 0 0140 14

[1]

Standings

AFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Buffalo Bills(3) 11 5 0 .688 4–4 8–4 320 260 W1
New England Patriots 10 6 0 .625 6–2 9–3 441 325 W2
Miami Dolphins 8 8 0 .500 3–5 4–8 266 305 L1
Baltimore Colts 7 9 0 .438 5–3 6–8 355 387 L3
New York Jets 4 12 0 .250 2–6 3–9 302 395 W1

See also

References

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com
Scoring summary
2BALBert Jones 12 yard run (Steve Mike-Mayer kick)Colts 7–0
3BALCleveland Franklin 1 yard run (Steve Mike-Mayer kick)Colts 14–0
3NYJRichard Todd 3 yard run (Pat Leahy kick)Colts 14–7
3NYJDarrol Ray 75 yard fumble return (Pat Leahy kick)Tie 14–14
4BALSteve Mike-Mayer 46 yard field goalColts 17–14
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Conference championships (7)
League championships (5)
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