1980 Atlanta Falcons Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 12-4
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Leeman Bennett (12-4)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
1980 Atlanta Falcons Roster
1980 Atlanta Falcons Results

The Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League ended the 1980 season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Falcons kept the scoreboard humming with 405 points, while the miserly defensive unit allowed 272. Steve Bartkowski directed the offense, passing for 3,544 yards. Alfred Jenkins hauled in 58 passes for 1,035 yards, while Wallace Francis, Junior Miller and William Andrews each provided receiving help, too.

William Andrews ran for a team-best 1,308 yards for Atlanta.

Al Richardson intercepted 7 errant tosses from the opposition.

Leeman Bennett coached the team. The 1980 Atlanta Falcons lost in the Division Playoff.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Steve Bartkowski46325755.535447.7316.7163.5813532488.2
Mike Moroski3266.7248.000.000.0180091.0
John James100.000.000.01100.00000.0
Totals46725955.535687.6316.6173.681 35324


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
William Andrews26513084.933 4
Lynn Cain2359143.937 8
James Mayberry18884.924 0
Ray Strong6427.021 1
Steve Bartkowski25351.411 2
John James11313.013 0
Anthony Anderson650.80
Wallace Francis122.00
Junior Miller2-2-1.00
Totals55924054.337 15


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Alfred Jenkins58103517.857 6
Wallace Francis5486216.081 7
William Andrews514568.926 1
Junior Miller4658412.736 9
Lynn Cain242239.330 1
Alfred Jackson2240318.354 7
James Mayberry310.30
Russ Mikeska144.00
Totals259356813.881 31


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Tim Mazzetti494693.9271970.4103


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
John James79308739.159

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kenny Johnson2328112.256 0
Reggie Smith272629.725 0
Rolland Lawrence3-7-2.30
Totals5353610.156 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Reggie Smith2551220.535 0
Ray Strong1016816.831 0
Anthony Anderson79713.923 0
Alfred Jackson37023.336 0
Mike Smith35819.326 0
Tom Pridemore33913.020 0
Edgar Fields11111.011 0
Tony Daykin133.00
Totals5395818.136 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Al Richardson713919.952 0
Kenny Johnson44912.233 0
Rolland Lawrence33712.337 0
Buddy Curry3134.30
Joel Williams25527.532 0
Bob Glazebrook263.00
Tom Pridemore221.00
Jim Laughlin177.00
Jeff Yeates155.00
Earl Jones100.00
Totals2631312.052 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Tim Mazzetti19460103
Junior Miller0900054
Lynn Cain8100054
Wallace Francis0700042
Alfred Jackson7000042
Alfred Jenkins600036
William Andrews4100030
Steve Bartkowski200012
Joel Williams0100018
Buddy Curry010006
Ray Strong100006
Frank Reed10006
Al Richardson010006


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