1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Schedule & Results

1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 9/7 1234FINAL
Tampa Bay (1-0) 0100717
Cincinnati (0-1) 302712
Pass
D. Williams (TB), 21-11-155, 0 INT, 2 TD
J. Thompson (CIN), 21-6-47, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Eckwood (TB), 19-43
A. Griffin (CIN), 18-68
Rec
R. Bell (TB), 5-57
I. Curtis (CIN), 2-17
Thu 9/11 1234FINAL
Los Angeles (0-2) 03339
Tampa Bay (2-0) 030710
Pass
V. Ferragamo (LA), 29-17-191, 4 INT, 0 TD
D. Williams (TB), 23-10-97, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Thomas (LA), 7-64
J. Eckwood (TB), 16-60
Rec
B. Waddy (LA), 5-88
J. Eckwood (TB), 3-19
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
Cleveland (2-2) 01771034
Tampa Bay (2-2) 6701427
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 32-22-318, 1 INT, 3 TD
D. Williams (TB), 56-30-343, 2 INT, 3 TD
Rush
M. Pruitt (CLE), 15-48
I. Hagins (TB), 1-26
Rec
M. Pruitt (CLE), 5-39
J. Eckwood (TB), 10-101, 1 TD
Mon 10/6 1234FINAL
Tampa Bay (2-3) 00000
Chicago (2-3) 03101023
Pass
D. Williams (TB), 28-9-89, 0 INT, 0 TD
M. Phipps (CHI), 21-10-110, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Eckwood (TB), 10-28
W. Payton (CHI), 28-133
Rec
R. Bell (TB), 3-14
W. Payton (CHI), 4-14
Sun 10/12 12345F/OT
Green Bay (2-3-1) 7700014
Tampa Bay (2-3-1) 0707014
Pass
L. Dickey (GB), 51-35-418, 2 INT, 1 TD
D. Williams (TB), 24-6-103, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
E. Ivery (GB), 18-74
R. Bell (TB), 21-85
Rec
E. Ivery (GB), 11-128
R. Bell (TB), 2-17
Sun 10/19 1234FINAL
Tampa Bay (2-4-1) 070714
Houston (4-3) 3107020
Pass
D. Williams (TB), 28-16-142, 2 INT, 1 TD
K. Stabler (HOU), 26-19-242, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Davis (TB), 6-23
E. Campbell (HOU), 33-203
Rec
R. Bell (TB), 4-14
T. Wilson (HOU), 4-28
Sun 10/26 1234FINAL
Tampa Bay (3-4-1) 7014324
San Francisco (3-5) 767323
Pass
D. Williams (TB), 18-10-89, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Montana (SF), 31-24-200, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Eckwood (TB), 14-79, 2 TD
E. Cooper (SF), 13-50
Rec
R. Bell (TB), 5-49
E. Cooper (SF), 8-47
Sun 11/2 1234FINAL
NY Giants (1-8) 006713
Tampa Bay (4-4-1) 7160730
Pass
P. Simms (NYG), 34-22-155, 2 INT, 1 TD
D. Williams (TB), 25-13-163, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Taylor (NYG), 14-56
R. Bell (TB), 26-130, 2 TD
Rec
B. Taylor (NYG), 11-67
R. Bell (TB), 3-21
Sun 11/9 1234FINAL
Pittsburgh (6-4) 10140024
Tampa Bay (4-5-1) 777021
Pass
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 26-11-100, 1 INT, 1 TD
D. Williams (TB), 45-21-302, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
R. Bleier (PIT), 17-78
R. Bell (TB), 22-68
Rec
R. Bleier (PIT), 3-26
J. Giles (TB), 6-128, 1 TD
Sun 11/16 1234FINAL
Tampa Bay (4-6-1) 6710730
Minnesota (6-5) 14107738
Pass
D. Williams (TB), 55-30-486, 2 INT, 4 TD
T. Kramer (MIN), 37-24-324, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
R. Bell (TB), 9-24
T. Brown (MIN), 15-73, 2 TD
Rec
G. Jones (TB), 7-121
S. White (MIN), 6-120, 1 TD
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
Sun 11/30 1234FINAL
Tampa Bay (5-7-1) 1003720
Green Bay (5-7-1) 0301417
Pass
D. Williams (TB), 32-16-235, 0 INT, 1 TD
L. Dickey (GB), 36-24-183, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
R. Berns (TB), 19-72
E. Ivery (GB), 12-42, 1 TD
Rec
G. Jones (TB), 4-63
G. Ellis (GB), 8-21
Sun 12/7 1234FINAL
Minnesota (8-6) 0071421
Tampa Bay (5-8-1) 370010
Pass
T. Kramer (MIN), 31-22-264, 0 INT, 1 TD
D. Williams (TB), 36-18-227, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Brown (MIN), 12-90, 1 TD
R. Berns (TB), 15-54
Rec
T. Brown (MIN), 6-47
I. Hagins (TB), 4-46
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
Sat 12/20 1234FINAL
Chicago (7-9) 077014
Tampa Bay (5-10-1) 1000313
Pass
V. Evans (CHI), 31-15-151, 2 INT, 0 TD
D. Williams (TB), 29-16-350, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 29-130
J. Eckwood (TB), 14-68
Rec
W. Payton (CHI), 4-25
I. Hagins (TB), 4-54

Preseason

Monday, August 11, 1980 FINAL
Tampa Bay (1-0) 21
Houston (0-1) 7
Saturday, August 16, 1980 FINAL
St. Louis (1-1) 21
Tampa Bay (1-1) 14
Saturday, August 23, 1980 F/OT
Cincinnati (1-2) 14
Tampa Bay (2-1) 20
Friday, August 29, 1980 FINAL
Washington (3-1) 6
Tampa Bay (3-1) 11

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