1980 San Diego Chargers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
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
1980 San Diego Chargers Results

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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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Dan Fouts58934859.147158.0305.1244.1653221084.7
Ed Luther3266.7268.700.0133.3130054.2
Mike Thomas200.000.000.0150.00000.0
Totals59435058.947418.0305.1264.465 32210


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chuck Muncie1356594.953 4
Mike Thomas1184844.118 3
John Cappelletti1013643.646 5
Clarence Williams972582.713 3
Booker Russell8415.110 0
Hank Bauer10343.41
John Jefferson11616.016 0
Dan Fouts23150.72
Don Woods4102.50
Ed Luther351.70
Mike Fuller200.00
Rick Partridge300.00
LaRue Harrington4-7-1.8-1 0
Totals50918793.753 18


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kellen Winslow89129014.565 9
John Jefferson82134016.358 13
Charlie Joiner71113215.951 4
Mike Thomas292187.527 0
Clarence Williams262308.826 1
Chuck Muncie242349.819 0
John Cappelletti131128.612 0
Greg McCrary111069.628 2
Ron Smith44812.024 0
John Floyd13131.031 1
Totals350474113.565 30


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Rolf Benirschke484695.8362466.7118


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Rick Partridge60234739.155

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Fuller302989.931 0
Pete Shaw5204.00
Glen Edwards4174.20
Bob Horn100.00
John Floyd100.00
Totals413358.231 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chuck Muncie1634421.544 0
Mike Fuller1528919.330 0
Ron Smith1018618.627 0
Bernard Jackson914916.632 0
Frank Duncan58517.022 0
Hank Bauer23718.523 0
Jim Laslavic22613.021 0
Booker Russell11919.019 0
John Jefferson100.00
John Cappelletti100.00
Totals62113518.344 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Glen Edwards512224.468 1
Pete Shaw45012.525 0
Woodrow Lowe37224.028 1
Willie Buchanon2136.50
Jim Laslavic2115.511 0
Louie Kelcher122.00
Cliff Thrift100.00
Mike Williams100.00
Hal Stringert100.00
Totals2027013.568 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Rolf Benirschke24460118
John Jefferson013000078
Kellen Winslow900054
John Cappelletti50000030
Chuck Muncie40000024
Charlie Joiner400024
Clarence Williams3100024
Mike Thomas3000018
Dan Fouts200012
Greg McCrary200012
Hank Bauer100006
John Floyd100006
Glen Edwards010006
Woodrow Lowe10006