The San Diego Chargers finished the regular season with a 11-5 record. They went 6-2 at home and 5-3 on the road. Including the playoffs, the San Diego Chargers went 12-6. Their final game was a loss in the Conference Championship to the Oakland Raiders.
The 1980 San Diego Chargers played in the West Division of the American Football Conference.
During the regular season, the 1980 San Diego Chargers went 6-2 against their AFC West opponents.
The Chargers won the AFC West in the 1980 season with a 11-5 record. The Raiders finished with the same record but lost on a tiebreaker. The Broncos finished 3 games back with a 8-8 record. The Chiefs finished 3 games back with a 8-8 record. The Seahawks finished 7 games back with a 4-12 record.
|Opponent||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
|Kansas City Chiefs||2-0||100%||+30|
Yes, the San Diego Chargers made the Playoffs in 1980. They won their first game against the Buffalo Bills in the Divisional Round. They eventually lost against the Oakland Raiders in the Conference Championship.
The San Diego Chargers finished the regular season with a point differential of +91. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Chargers could have been expected to have about 10.3 wins, or a 10-6 record in the regular season.
In close, one-score games, the 1980 San Diego Chargers went 4-2. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Chargers went 3-1.
During the regular season, the 1980 San Diego Chargers went 2-0 in overtime games.
The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1980 San Diego Chargers was a 4 game winning streak.
The longest losing streak that the San Diego Chargers had during the 1980 regular season was 2 games, which only happened once during the season.
= Playoff Team
Bold = Division Opponent
|1||Sun, Sep 7, 1980||@ Seattle Seahawks||Win 34 - 13|
|2||Sun, Sep 14, 1980||vs Oakland Raiders||Win 30 - 24||OT|
|3||Sun, Sep 21, 1980||@ Denver Broncos||Win 30 - 13|
|4||Sun, Sep 28, 1980||@ Kansas City Chiefs||Win 24 - 7|
|5||Sun, Oct 5, 1980||vs Buffalo Bills||Loss 24 - 26|
|6||Sun, Oct 12, 1980||@ Oakland Raiders||Loss 24 - 38|
|7||Sun, Oct 19, 1980||vs New York Giants||Win 44 - 7|
|8||Sun, Oct 26, 1980||@ Dallas Cowboys||Loss 31 - 42|
|9||Sun, Nov 2, 1980||@ Cincinnati Bengals||Win 31 - 14|
|10||Sun, Nov 9, 1980||vs Denver Broncos||Loss 13 - 20|
|11||Sun, Nov 16, 1980||vs Kansas City Chiefs||Win 20 - 7|
|12||Thu, Nov 20, 1980||@ Miami Dolphins||Win 27 - 24||OT|
|13||Sun, Nov 30, 1980||vs Philadelphia Eagles||Win 22 - 21|
|14||Sun, Dec 7, 1980||@ Washington Redskins||Loss 17 - 40|
|15||Sat, Dec 13, 1980||vs Seattle Seahawks||Win 21 - 14|
|16||Mon, Dec 22, 1980||vs Pittsburgh Steelers||Win 26 - 17|
|Div Divisional Round||Sat, Jan 3, 1981||vs Buffalo Bills||Win 20 - 14|
|CC Conference Championship||Sun, Jan 11, 1981||vs Oakland Raiders||Loss 27 - 34|