1980 New England Patriots Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
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
1980 New England Patriots Results

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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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Steve Grogan30617557.224758.1185.9227.2711713873.1
Matt Cavanaugh1056360.08858.498.654.84086295.9
Harold Jackson22100.03517.500.000.02300118.8
Totals41324058.133958.2276.5276.571 25200


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Vagas Ferguson2118183.944 2
Don Calhoun2007873.922 9
Steve Grogan301123.719 1
Horace Ivory421112.620 2
Matt Cavanaugh19975.122 0
Mosi Tatupu33972.911 3
Chuck Foreman23632.71
Allan Clark9566.215 1
Harold Jackson5377.416 0
Stanley Morgan4369.016 0
Andy Johnson11262.411 0
Mike Hubach100.00
Totals58822403.844 19


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Stanley Morgan4599122.071 6
Russ Francis4166416.239 8
Harold Jackson3573721.140 5
Don Calhoun271294.812 0
Andy Johnson2425910.822 3
Vagas Ferguson221737.918 0
Chuck Foreman14997.118 0
Horace Ivory12957.919 0
Don Hasselbeck813016.235 4
Don Westbrook46015.021 0
Carlos Pennywell4317.816 1
Mosi Tatupu4276.811 0
Totals240339514.171 27


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
John Smith5151100.0342676.5129


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Mike Hubach63239238.069

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Roland James3333110.075 1
Mike Haynes171408.235 0
Preston Brown10424.214 0
Totals605138.675 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Horace Ivory3699227.698 1
Preston Brown915617.326 0
Bill Currier69816.326 0
Allan Clark3217.013 0
Don Westbrook11414.014 0
Carlos Pennywell100.00
Totals56128122.998 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Raymond Clayborn58717.429 0
Tim Fox44110.223 0
Roland James4328.019 0
Rod Shoate35016.742 1
Steve Nelson33712.333 0
Mike Hawkins252.50
Mike Haynes13131.031 0
Bill Matthews155.00
Rick Sanford100.00
Totals2428812.042 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
John Smith26510129
Don Calhoun9000054
Russ Francis800048
Stanley Morgan0600036
Harold Jackson0500030
Don Hasselbeck400024
Mosi Tatupu3000018
Horace Ivory20100018
Andy Johnson0300018
Allan Clark10100012
Vagas Ferguson2000012
Rod Shoate10006
Rick Sanford010006
Chuck Foreman100006
Roland James100006
Mike Haynes0010006
Carlos Pennywell100006
Steve Grogan10006


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