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1980 Denver Broncos season

1980 Denver Broncos season
Head coach Red Miller
General manager Fred Gehrke
Owner Gerald Phipps
Home field Mile High Stadium
Record 8–8
Division place 4th AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Previous season      Next season
< 1979      1981 >

The 1980 Denver Broncos season was the team's 21st year in professional football and its 11th with the National Football League. It was Red Miller's final season as the team's head coach.


Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance Record
1 Sep 7 at Philadelphia Eagles L 6–27 Veteran's Stadium 70,307 0–1
2 Sep 14 Dallas Cowboys W 41–20 Mile High Stadium 74,919 1–1
3 Sep 21 San Diego Chargers L 13–30 Mile High Stadium 74,970 1–2
4 Sep 29 at New England Patriots L 14–23 Schaefer Stadium 60,153 1–3
5 Oct 5 at Cleveland Browns W 19–16 Municipal Stadium 81,065 2–3
6 Oct 13 Washington Redskins W 20–17 Mile High Stadium 74,657 3–3
7 Oct 19 Kansas City Chiefs L 17–23 Mile High Stadium 74,459 3–4
8 Oct 26 at New York Giants W 14–9 Giants Stadium 67,598 4–4
9 Nov 2 Houston Oilers L 16–20 Mile High Stadium 74,717 4–5
10 Nov 9 at San Diego Chargers W 20–13 San Diego Stadium 51,435 5–5
11 Nov 16 New York Jets W 31–24 Mile High Stadium 72,114 6–5
12 Nov 23 Seattle Seahawks W 36–20 Mile High Stadium 73,274 7–5
13 Dec 1 at Oakland Raiders L 3–9 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 51,593 7–6
14 Dec 7 at Kansas City Chiefs L 14–31 Arrowhead Stadium 40,237 7–7
15 Dec 14 Oakland Raiders L 21–24 Mile High Stadium 73,974 7–8
16 Dec 21 at Seattle Seahawks W 25–17 Kingdome 51,853 8–8

Game summaries

Week 10

1 234Total
• Broncos 0 767 20
Chargers 0 607 13




External links

  • Broncos on Pro Football Reference
  • Broncos Schedule on

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