1980 Minnesota Vikings

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1980 Minnesota Vikings

What was the record of the 1980 Minnesota Vikings?

The Minnesota Vikings finished the regular season with a 9-7 record. They went 5-3 at home and 4-4 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Minnesota Vikings went 9-8. Their final game was a loss in the Divisional Round to the Philadelphia Eagles.

What division did the 1980 Minnesota Vikings play in?

The 1980 Minnesota Vikings played in the Central Division of the National Football Conference.

What was the division record of the 1980 Minnesota Vikings?

During the regular season, the 1980 Minnesota Vikings went 5-3 against their NFC Central opponents.

Who won the NFC Central in 1980?

The Vikings won the NFC Central in the 1980 season with a 9-7 record. The Lions finished with the same record but lost on a tiebreaker. The Bears finished 2 games back with a 7-9 record. The Packers finished 3.5 games back with a 5-10-1 record. The Buccaneers finished 3.5 games back with a 5-10-1 record.

What was the 1980 Minnesota Vikings record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
Chicago Bears 2-0 100% +26
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2-0 100% +19
Detroit Lions 1-1 50% +14
Green Bay Packers 0-2 0% -25

What was the 1980 Minnesota Vikings record by month?

The 1980 Minnesota Vikings had their best month in November, when they went 4-1 and had a 80% win percentage. Their worst month was October, when they went 1-3 and had a 25% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September 2-2 50% -34
October 1-3 25% -27
November 4-1 80% +58
December 2-1 66.7% +12

Did the 1980 Minnesota Vikings make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Minnesota Vikings made the Playoffs in 1980. They lost their only game against the Philadelphia Eagles in the Divisional Round.

What was the point differential for the 1980 Minnesota Vikings?

The Minnesota Vikings finished the regular season with a point differential of +9. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Vikings could have been expected to have about 8.3 wins, or a 8-8 record in the regular season.

How did the 1980 Minnesota Vikings perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1980 Minnesota Vikings went 5-2. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Vikings went 2-0.

How did the 1980 Minnesota Vikings perform in overtime games?

The 1980 Minnesota Vikings did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1980 Minnesota Vikings?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1980 Minnesota Vikings was a 3 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1980 Minnesota Vikings?

The longest losing streak that the Minnesota Vikings had during the 1980 regular season was 2 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1980 Minnesota Vikings Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sun, Sep 7, 1980 vs Atlanta Falcons Win 24 - 23
2 Sun, Sep 14, 1980 vs Philadelphia Eagles Loss 7 - 42
3 Sun, Sep 21, 1980 @ Chicago Bears Win 34 - 14
4 Sun, Sep 28, 1980 @ Detroit Lions Loss 7 - 27
5 Sun, Oct 5, 1980 vs Pittsburgh Steelers Loss 17 - 23
6 Sun, Oct 12, 1980 vs Chicago Bears Win 13 - 7
7 Sun, Oct 19, 1980 @ Cincinnati Bengals Loss 0 - 14
8 Sun, Oct 26, 1980 @ Green Bay Packers Loss 3 - 16
9 Sun, Nov 2, 1980 @ Washington Redskins Win 39 - 14
10 Sun, Nov 9, 1980 vs Detroit Lions Win 34 - 0
11 Sun, Nov 16, 1980 vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers Win 38 - 30
12 Sun, Nov 23, 1980 vs Green Bay Packers Loss 13 - 25
13 Sun, Nov 30, 1980 @ New Orleans Saints Win 23 - 20
14 Sun, Dec 7, 1980 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers Win 21 - 10
15 Sun, Dec 14, 1980 vs Cleveland Browns Win 28 - 23
16 Sun, Dec 21, 1980 @ Houston Oilers Loss 16 - 20
Playoffs
Div Divisional Round Sat, Jan 3, 1981 @ Philadelphia Eagles Loss 16 - 31

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