1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-10-1
Finishing 4th in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: John McKay (5-10-1)
Location: Tampa, Florida
1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Statistics
1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Roster

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League ended the 1980 season with a record of 5 wins and 10 losses and 1 ties, finishing fourth in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.

Tampa Bay scored 271 points, while the defense allowed 341. Doug Williams led the charge, throwing for 3,396 yards. Gordon Jones led pass catchers, catching 48 balls for 669 yards. Jimmie Giles, Kevin House, Jerry Eckwood and Ricky Bell each were targeted regularly as well.

Ricky Bell rushed for a team-high 599 yards for the Buccaneers, and Jerry Eckwood also aided the ground game.

Mike Washington intercepted 4 opponent throws.

John McKay coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 271
Regular Season Points Against: 341

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 7, 1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17 at Cincinnati Bengals 12 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
September 11, 1980 Los Angeles Rams 9 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 W 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0
September 21, 1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17 at Dallas Cowboys 28 L 1-0-0 1-1-0 2-1-0
September 28, 1980 Cleveland Browns 34 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27 L 1-1-0 1-1-0 2-2-0
October 6, 1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 0 at Chicago Bears 23 L 1-1-0 1-2-0 2-3-0
October 12, 1980 Green Bay Packers 14 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 T 1-1-1 1-2-0 2-3-1 OT
October 19, 1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 at Houston Oilers 20 L 1-1-1 1-3-0 2-4-1
October 26, 1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24 at San Francisco 49ers 23 W 1-1-1 2-3-0 3-4-1
November 2, 1980 New York Giants 13 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30 W 2-1-1 2-3-0 4-4-1
November 9, 1980 Pittsburgh Steelers 24 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21 L 2-2-1 2-3-0 4-5-1
November 16, 1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30 at Minnesota Vikings 38 L 2-2-1 2-4-0 4-6-1
November 23, 1980 Detroit Lions 24 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 L 2-3-1 2-4-0 4-7-1
November 30, 1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 at Green Bay Packers 17 W 2-3-1 3-4-0 5-7-1 Milwaukee
December 7, 1980 Minnesota Vikings 21 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 L 2-4-1 3-4-0 5-8-1
December 14, 1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 at Detroit Lions 27 L 2-4-1 3-5-0 5-9-1
December 20, 1980 Chicago Bears 14 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13 L 2-5-1 3-5-0 5-10-1