1980 Detroit Lions Schedule & Results

1980 Detroit Lions schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 9/7 1234FINAL
Detroit (1-0) 107101441
Los Angeles (0-1) 6140020
Pass
G. Danielson (DET), 19-10-173, 0 INT, 0 TD
P. Haden (LA), 24-13-133, 3 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Sims (DET), 22-153, 3 TD
E. Peacock (LA), 17-67, 1 TD
Rec
F. Scott (DET), 3-26
P. Dennard (LA), 4-63
Sun 9/14 1234FINAL
Detroit (2-0) 3136729
Green Bay (1-1) 07007
Pass
G. Danielson (DET), 17-11-246, 0 INT, 1 TD
L. Dickey (GB), 30-16-174, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Sims (DET), 20-134, 1 TD
E. Ivery (GB), 10-31, 1 TD
Rec
D. Bussey (DET), 5-74
A. Thompson (GB), 4-47
Sun 9/21 1234FINAL
St. Louis (0-3) 07007
Detroit (3-0) 01001020
Pass
J. Hart (STL), 36-22-275, 1 INT, 1 TD
G. Danielson (DET), 24-12-157, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
O. Anderson (STL), 15-71
B. Sims (DET), 25-95, 1 TD
Rec
P. Tilley (STL), 10-128
D. Bussey (DET), 3-35
Sun 9/28 1234FINAL
Minnesota (2-2) 07007
Detroit (4-0) 7031727
Pass
T. Kramer (MIN), 31-19-221, 5 INT, 1 TD
G. Danielson (DET), 26-13-150, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
R. Young (MIN), 9-31
B. Sims (DET), 27-157
Rec
R. Young (MIN), 8-45
F. Scott (DET), 4-57, 1 TD
Sun 10/5 1234FINAL
Detroit (4-1) 3302228
Atlanta (3-2) 17172743
Pass
G. Danielson (DET), 36-23-348, 1 INT, 3 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 22-11-183, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
G. Danielson (DET), 5-28
L. Cain (ATL), 21-102
Rec
F. Scott (DET), 5-107, 2 TD
J. Miller (ATL), 4-54
Sun 10/12 1234FINAL
New Orleans (0-6) 037313
Detroit (5-1) 0371424
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 36-25-314, 0 INT, 1 TD
G. Danielson (DET), 19-13-186, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
M. Strachan (NO), 8-26
B. Sims (DET), 23-91, 2 TD
Rec
W. Chandler (NO), 6-106, 1 TD
B. Sims (DET), 4-62
Sun 10/19 1234FINAL
Detroit (5-2) 00077
Chicago (3-4) 737724
Pass
G. Danielson (DET), 27-15-203, 0 INT, 1 TD
V. Evans (CHI), 8-5-172, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Sims (DET), 14-53
W. Payton (CHI), 27-101
Rec
D. Bussey (DET), 4-42
J. Scott (CHI), 3-140, 1 TD
Sun 10/26 1234FINAL
Detroit (5-3) 037717
Kansas City (4-4) 01001020
Pass
G. Danielson (DET), 19-7-102, 2 INT, 0 TD
S. Fuller (KC), 18-12-186, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Sims (DET), 28-155, 2 TD
H. Belton (KC), 12-47
Rec
B. Sims (DET), 2-29
J. Smith (KC), 6-87
Sun 11/2 1234FINAL
San Francisco (3-6) 703313
Detroit (6-3) 730717
Pass
S. DeBerg (SF), 31-15-146, 1 INT, 0 TD
G. Danielson (DET), 32-23-263, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Woods (SF), 10-49
D. Bussey (DET), 9-74
Rec
D. Clark (SF), 6-54
B. Sims (DET), 11-96, 1 TD
Sun 11/9 1234FINAL
Detroit (6-4) 00000
Minnesota (5-5) 010141034
Pass
G. Danielson (DET), 25-14-186, 1 INT, 0 TD
T. Kramer (MIN), 32-22-295, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
B. Sims (DET), 9-21
T. Brown (MIN), 15-50
Rec
F. Scott (DET), 4-48
T. Brown (MIN), 9-140, 1 TD
Sun 11/16 1234FINAL
Baltimore (6-5) 730010
Detroit (6-5) 00369
Pass
B. Jones (BAL), 17-9-150, 3 INT, 0 TD
G. Danielson (DET), 25-11-116, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Washington (BAL), 7-33
B. Sims (DET), 30-126
Rec
R. Carr (BAL), 2-29
F. Scott (DET), 4-45
Sun 11/23 1234FINAL
Detroit (7-5) 0143724
Tampa Bay (4-7-1) 370010
Pass
G. Danielson (DET), 29-22-157, 0 INT, 0 TD
D. Williams (TB), 34-18-171, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Sims (DET), 15-75, 1 TD
J. Eckwood (TB), 12-27
Rec
D. Hill (DET), 7-31
J. Eckwood (TB), 6-45
Thu 11/27 12345F/OT
Chicago (5-8) 03014623
Detroit (7-6) 3770017
Pass
V. Evans (CHI), 22-11-167, 0 INT, 1 TD
G. Danielson (DET), 21-9-156, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 18-123
B. Sims (DET), 19-72
Rec
J. Scott (CHI), 6-106
R. Williams (DET), 3-50
Sun 12/7 1234FINAL
Detroit (7-7) 01310023
St. Louis (5-9) 7701024
Pass
G. Danielson (DET), 28-15-201, 1 INT, 1 TD
J. Hart (STL), 22-12-99, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
D. Bussey (DET), 12-69
O. Anderson (STL), 28-68
Rec
B. Sims (DET), 4-37
O. Anderson (STL), 4-32
Sun 12/14 1234FINAL
Tampa Bay (5-9-1) 700714
Detroit (8-7) 7731027
Pass
D. Williams (TB), 37-13-186, 2 INT, 1 TD
G. Danielson (DET), 44-29-360, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Williams (TB), 3-31
R. Kane (DET), 6-48
Rec
K. House (TB), 5-95, 1 TD
H. King (DET), 6-64
Sun 12/21 1234FINAL
Green Bay (5-10-1) 00303
Detroit (9-7) 01001424
Pass
L. Dickey (GB), 20-11-121, 1 INT, 0 TD
G. Danielson (DET), 26-17-219, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Middleton (GB), 11-42
D. Bussey (DET), 8-68, 1 TD
Rec
J. Lofton (GB), 3-51
F. Scott (DET), 5-75, 1 TD

Preseason

Sunday, August 10, 1980 FINAL
Detroit (0-1) 7
Miami (1-0) 17
Saturday, August 16, 1980 FINAL
Buffalo (0-2) 17
Detroit (1-1) 24
Saturday, August 23, 1980 FINAL
New Orleans (1-2) 17
Detroit (2-1) 40
Saturday, August 30, 1980 FINAL
Detroit (3-1) 15
Cincinnati (1-3) 10

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