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1980 Atlanta Falcons

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12-4-0, Finished 1st in NFC West Division  · 1980 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 7.8, Offense: 4.5, Defense: 3.4, SoS: -0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 405 points (25.3/g), 5th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 272 points (17.0/g), 5th.
 Differential of 133 points (8.3/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 11.5-4.5.

Coach: Leeman Bennett (12-4-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Jerry Glanville

Stadium: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
 Training Camp: Atlanta Falcons Training Facility (Suwanee, Georgia)

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 7 boxscore L 0-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 23 24 20 314 156 158 1 28 448 371 77 1
2 Sun September 14 boxscore W 1-1 @ New England Patriots 37 21 22 404 237 167 1 21 260 153 107 3
3 Sun September 21 boxscore L 1-2 Miami Dolphins 17 20 18 359 310 49 2 19 246 186 60 1
4 Sun September 28 boxscore W 2-2 @ San Francisco 49ers 20 17 19 242 83 159 19 401 318 83 2
5 Sun October 5 boxscore W 3-2 Detroit Lions 43 28 19 365 174 191 2 17 370 298 72 4
6 Sun October 12 boxscore L 3-3 New York Jets 7 14 18 240 143 97 4 19 279 89 190
7 Sun October 19 boxscore W 4-3 @ New Orleans Saints 41 14 24 355 193 162 17 338 302 36 4
8 Sun October 26 boxscore W 5-3 Los Angeles Rams 13 10 15 272 151 121 2 15 317 199 118 2
9 Sun November 2 boxscore W 6-3 @ Buffalo Bills 30 14 19 311 161 150 3 20 364 270 94 5
10 Sun November 9 boxscore W OT 7-3 @ St. Louis Cardinals 33 27 34 563 354 209 2 19 415 329 86 5
11 Sun November 16 boxscore W 8-3 New Orleans Saints 31 13 22 370 164 206 17 317 235 82 3
12 Sun November 23 boxscore W 9-3 Chicago Bears 28 17 18 326 239 87 2 18 283 151 132 2
13 Sun November 30 boxscore W 10-3 Washington Redskins 10 6 18 341 210 131 11 193 108 85 3
14 Sun December 7 boxscore W 11-3 @ Philadelphia Eagles 20 17 23 375 193 182 3 20 276 190 86 2
15 Sun December 14 boxscore W 12-3 San Francisco 49ers 35 10 26 463 292 171 1 15 310 204 106 3
16 Sun December 21 boxscore L OT 12-4 @ Los Angeles Rams 17 20 21 349 184 165 3 23 447 191 256 2
Playoffs
Division Sun January 4 boxscore L 12-5 Dallas Cowboys 27 30 18 371 285 86 2 22 422 310 112 2