1980 San Diego Chargers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 11-5
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Conference Championship
Coach: Don Coryell (11-5)
Location: San Diego, California
1980 San Diego Chargers Roster
The San Diego Chargers of the National Football League ended the 1980 season with a record of 11 wins and 5 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.
San Diego piled up points with 418 points, while the defense conceded 327. Dan Fouts led the charge, slinging for 4,715 yards. Kellen Winslow grabbed 89 passes, while John Jefferson accumulated 1,340 receiving yards. Charlie Joiner was targeted regularly also.
Chuck Muncie carried the ball for a team-best 659 yards for the Chargers.
Glen Edwards picked off 5 opponent throws.
Don Coryell coached the team. The 1980 San Diego Chargers lost in the Conference Championship.
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Regular Season Points For: 418
Regular Season Points Against: 327
|September 7, 1980||San Diego Chargers 34 at Seattle Seahawks 13||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 14, 1980||Oakland Raiders 24 at San Diego Chargers 30||W||1-0-0||1-0-0||2-0-0||OT|
|September 21, 1980||San Diego Chargers 30 at Denver Broncos 13||W||1-0-0||2-0-0||3-0-0|
|September 28, 1980||San Diego Chargers 24 at Kansas City Chiefs 7||W||1-0-0||3-0-0||4-0-0|
|October 5, 1980||Buffalo Bills 26 at San Diego Chargers 24||L||1-1-0||3-0-0||4-1-0|
|October 12, 1980||San Diego Chargers 24 at Oakland Raiders 38||L||1-1-0||3-1-0||4-2-0|
|October 19, 1980||New York Giants 7 at San Diego Chargers 44||W||2-1-0||3-1-0||5-2-0|
|October 26, 1980||San Diego Chargers 31 at Dallas Cowboys 42||L||2-1-0||3-2-0||5-3-0|
|November 2, 1980||San Diego Chargers 31 at Cincinnati Bengals 14||W||2-1-0||4-2-0||6-3-0|
|November 9, 1980||Denver Broncos 20 at San Diego Chargers 13||L||2-2-0||4-2-0||6-4-0|
|November 16, 1980||Kansas City Chiefs 7 at San Diego Chargers 20||W||3-2-0||4-2-0||7-4-0|
|November 20, 1980||San Diego Chargers 27 at Miami Dolphins 24||W||3-2-0||5-2-0||8-4-0||OT|
|November 30, 1980||Philadelphia Eagles 21 at San Diego Chargers 22||W||4-2-0||5-2-0||9-4-0|
|December 7, 1980||San Diego Chargers 17 at Washington Redskins 40||L||4-2-0||5-3-0||9-5-0|
|December 13, 1980||Seattle Seahawks 14 at San Diego Chargers 21||W||5-2-0||5-3-0||10-5-0|
|December 22, 1980||Pittsburgh Steelers 17 at San Diego Chargers 26||W||6-2-0||5-3-0||11-5-0|
|January 3, 1981||Buffalo Bills 14 at San Diego Chargers 20||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||AFC Divisional Playoff|
|January 11, 1981||Oakland Raiders 34 at San Diego Chargers 27||L||1-1-0||0-0-0||1-1-0||AFC Championship|