1980 Dallas Cowboys Schedule & Results

1980 Dallas Cowboys schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Postseason

1980 NFC Wild Card Game
Sun 12/28 1234FINAL
Los Angeles (11-5) 670013
Dallas (12-4) 31014734
Pass
V. Ferragamo (LA), 30-14-175, 3 INT, 1 TD
D. White (DAL), 25-12-190, 3 INT, 3 TD
Rush
J. Thomas (LA), 14-48, 1 TD
T. Dorsett (DAL), 22-160, 1 TD
Rec
P. Dennard (LA), 6-117, 1 TD
D. Pearson (DAL), 4-60, 1 TD
1980 NFC Divisional Playoff Game
Sun 1/4 1234FINAL
Dallas (12-4) 3702030
Atlanta (12-4) 1077327
Pass
D. White (DAL), 39-25-322, 1 INT, 3 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 33-18-320, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 10-51
W. Andrews (ATL), 14-43
Rec
T. Dorsett (DAL), 5-40
W. Francis (ATL), 6-66
1980 NFC Championship Game
Sun 1/11 1234FINAL
Dallas (12-4) 07007
Philadelphia (12-4) 7010320
Pass
D. White (DAL), 31-12-127, 1 INT, 0 TD
R. Jaworski (PHI), 29-9-91, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
R. Newhouse (DAL), 7-44
W. Montgomery (PHI), 26-194, 1 TD
Rec
T. Dorsett (DAL), 3-27
R. Parker (PHI), 4-31

Regular Season

Mon 9/8 1234FINAL
Dallas (1-0) 730717
Washington (0-1) 00033
Pass
D. White (DAL), 18-10-107, 2 INT, 0 TD
J. Theismann (WAS), 34-19-190, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 17-66, 1 TD
C. Harmon (WAS), 7-39
Rec
T. Hill (DAL), 3-69
C. Harmon (WAS), 7-67
Sun 9/14 1234FINAL
Dallas (1-1) 0103720
Denver (1-1) 71714341
Pass
D. White (DAL), 34-20-292, 1 INT, 2 TD
M. Robinson (DEN), 20-10-198, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 17-62
O. Armstrong (DEN), 7-34, 1 TD
Rec
T. Hill (DAL), 5-117, 2 TD
R. Odoms (DEN), 3-55
Sun 9/21 1234FINAL
Tampa Bay (2-1) 7100017
Dallas (2-1) 777728
Pass
D. Williams (TB), 30-17-258, 2 INT, 1 TD
D. White (DAL), 33-24-244, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
R. Bell (TB), 15-91
T. Dorsett (DAL), 20-100
Rec
J. Eckwood (TB), 4-69
T. Dorsett (DAL), 6-46
Sun 9/28 1234FINAL
Dallas (3-1) 777728
Green Bay (1-3) 07007
Pass
D. White (DAL), 20-16-217, 0 INT, 2 TD
L. Dickey (GB), 26-11-141, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 22-77, 1 TD
E. Ivery (GB), 9-58
Rec
T. Hill (DAL), 5-71
A. Thompson (GB), 5-77
Sun 10/5 1234FINAL
NY Giants (1-4) 00033
Dallas (4-1) 3140724
Pass
S. Brunner (NYG), 19-9-92, 2 INT, 0 TD
D. White (DAL), 33-22-266, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
B. Taylor (NYG), 13-76
R. Springs (DAL), 11-44
Rec
J. Perkins (NYG), 4-47
T. Hill (DAL), 5-88, 1 TD
Sun 10/12 1234FINAL
San Francisco (3-3) 070714
Dallas (5-1) 142414759
Pass
S. DeBerg (SF), 35-12-173, 5 INT, 2 TD
D. White (DAL), 22-16-239, 0 INT, 4 TD
Rush
E. Cooper (SF), 7-49
R. Springs (DAL), 18-81, 2 TD
Rec
D. Clark (SF), 8-148, 2 TD
T. Hill (DAL), 4-45
Sun 10/19 1234FINAL
Dallas (5-2) 730010
Philadelphia (6-1) 0100717
Pass
D. White (DAL), 38-20-222, 3 INT, 0 TD
R. Jaworski (PHI), 25-13-214, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 6-17
W. Montgomery (PHI), 6-23
Rec
D. Pearson (DAL), 8-107
H. Carmichael (PHI), 3-45, 1 TD
Sun 10/26 1234FINAL
San Diego (5-3) 3210731
Dallas (6-2) 7721742
Pass
D. Fouts (SD), 44-21-371, 4 INT, 3 TD
D. White (DAL), 34-22-260, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
C. Muncie (SD), 11-71
R. Springs (DAL), 13-61, 1 TD
Rec
J. Jefferson (SD), 8-160, 1 TD
B. DuPree (DAL), 5-45, 1 TD
Sun 11/2 1234FINAL
Dallas (7-2) 01031427
St. Louis (3-6) 737724
Pass
D. White (DAL), 38-23-258, 1 INT, 1 TD
J. Hart (STL), 24-12-258, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 16-43, 1 TD
O. Anderson (STL), 22-92
Rec
T. Hill (DAL), 6-91, 1 TD
P. Tilley (STL), 5-145, 1 TD
Sun 11/9 1234FINAL
Dallas (7-3) 71414035
NY Giants (2-8) 72101038
Pass
D. White (DAL), 23-10-155, 5 INT, 1 TD
P. Simms (NYG), 33-18-351, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 24-183, 2 TD
L. Heater (NYG), 24-69, 1 TD
Rec
T. Hill (DAL), 3-36
M. Friede (NYG), 7-137
Sun 11/16 1234FINAL
St. Louis (3-8) 1470021
Dallas (8-3) 7107731
Pass
J. Hart (STL), 30-12-209, 1 INT, 2 TD
D. White (DAL), 36-20-296, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
O. Anderson (STL), 16-100, 1 TD
T. Dorsett (DAL), 26-122, 1 TD
Rec
D. Marsh (STL), 3-34
T. Hill (DAL), 7-126, 1 TD
Sun 11/23 1234FINAL
Washington (3-9) 030710
Dallas (9-3) 700714
Pass
M. Kruczek (WAS), 9-5-63, 1 INT, 0 TD
D. White (DAL), 16-7-103, 4 INT, 0 TD
Rush
W. Jackson (WAS), 21-128, 1 TD
T. Dorsett (DAL), 17-59, 1 TD
Rec
C. Harmon (WAS), 2-29
T. Hill (DAL), 2-35
Thu 11/27 1234FINAL
Seattle (4-9) 00077
Dallas (10-3) 92102151
Pass
J. Zorn (SEA), 25-12-110, 1 INT, 1 TD
D. White (DAL), 18-11-120, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
L. McCutcheon (SEA), 11-95
T. Dorsett (DAL), 24-107, 2 TD
Rec
S. McCullum (SEA), 3-35
T. Dorsett (DAL), 4-44
Sun 12/7 1234FINAL
Dallas (11-3) 793019
Oakland (9-5) 733013
Pass
D. White (DAL), 26-14-159, 0 INT, 0 TD
J. Plunkett (OAK), 36-16-190, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 25-97, 1 TD
K. King (OAK), 7-38
Rec
P. Pearson (DAL), 4-16
B. Chandler (OAK), 5-80
Mon 12/15 1234FINAL
Dallas (11-4) 0001414
Los Angeles (10-5) 72110038
Pass
D. White (DAL), 23-9-147, 3 INT, 1 TD
V. Ferragamo (LA), 25-15-275, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 14-77
J. Thomas (LA), 16-147, 1 TD
Rec
T. Hill (DAL), 6-121, 1 TD
P. Dennard (LA), 5-99, 1 TD
Sun 12/21 1234FINAL
Philadelphia (12-4) 00101727
Dallas (12-4) 7147735
Pass
R. Jaworski (PHI), 30-18-331, 0 INT, 1 TD
D. White (DAL), 24-16-202, 1 INT, 4 TD
Rush
W. Montgomery (PHI), 11-47, 1 TD
T. Dorsett (DAL), 16-74
Rec
R. Parker (PHI), 4-68, 1 TD
D. Pearson (DAL), 6-65, 1 TD

Preseason

Saturday, August 9, 1980 FINAL
Green Bay (0-1-1) 14
Dallas (1-0) 17
Saturday, August 16, 1980 FINAL
Dallas (2-0) 19
Los Angeles (0-2) 16
Saturday, August 23, 1980 FINAL
Houston (1-2) 13
Dallas (3-0) 20
Saturday, August 30, 1980 FINAL
Pittsburgh (3-1) 31
Dallas (3-1) 10

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