1980 New England Patriots Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Ron Erhardt (10-6)
Location: Foxborough, Massachusetts
1980 New England Patriots Roster
The New England Patriots of the National Football League ended the 1980 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.
The Patriots moved the ball well, scoring 441 points, and the defensive squad yielded 325. Steve Grogan passed for 2,475 yards. Stanley Morgan paced all receivers, catching 45 passes for 991 yards. Russ Francis and Harold Jackson contributed to the receiving game, too.
Vagas Ferguson rushed for a team-best 818 yards for New England, and Don Calhoun also aided the ground game.
Raymond Clayborn snatched 5 opponent throws.
Ron Erhardt coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 441
Regular Season Points Against: 325
|September 7, 1980||Cleveland Browns 17 at New England Patriots 34||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 14, 1980||Atlanta Falcons 37 at New England Patriots 21||L||1-1-0||0-0-0||1-1-0|
|September 21, 1980||New England Patriots 37 at Seattle Seahawks 31||W||1-1-0||1-0-0||2-1-0|
|September 29, 1980||Denver Broncos 14 at New England Patriots 23||W||2-1-0||1-0-0||3-1-0|
|October 5, 1980||New England Patriots 21 at New York Jets 11||W||2-1-0||2-0-0||4-1-0|
|October 12, 1980||Miami Dolphins 0 at New England Patriots 34||W||3-1-0||2-0-0||5-1-0|
|October 19, 1980||New England Patriots 37 at Baltimore Colts 21||W||3-1-0||3-0-0||6-1-0|
|October 26, 1980||New England Patriots 13 at Buffalo Bills 31||L||3-1-0||3-1-0||6-2-0|
|November 2, 1980||New York Jets 21 at New England Patriots 34||W||4-1-0||3-1-0||7-2-0|
|November 10, 1980||New England Patriots 34 at Houston Oilers 38||L||4-1-0||3-2-0||7-3-0|
|November 16, 1980||Los Angeles Rams 17 at New England Patriots 14||L||4-2-0||3-2-0||7-4-0|
|November 23, 1980||Baltimore Colts 21 at New England Patriots 47||W||5-2-0||3-2-0||8-4-0|
|November 30, 1980||New England Patriots 17 at San Francisco 49ers 21||L||5-2-0||3-3-0||8-5-0|
|December 8, 1980||New England Patriots 13 at Miami Dolphins 16||L||5-2-0||3-4-0||8-6-0||OT|
|December 14, 1980||Buffalo Bills 2 at New England Patriots 24||W||6-2-0||3-4-0||9-6-0|
|December 21, 1980||New England Patriots 38 at New Orleans Saints 27||W||6-2-0||4-4-0||10-6-0|