1980 Cincinnati Bengals season

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1980 Cincinnati Bengals season
Head coach Forrest Gregg
Home field Riverfront Stadium
Results
Record 6–10
Division place 4th AFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1979 1981 >

The 1980 Cincinnati Bengals season was the team's 13th year in professional football and its 11th with the National Football League.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

1980 Cincinnati Bengals Draft
Round Pick # Overall Name Position College
1 3 3 Anthony Muñoz Offensive Tackle USC
2 3 31 Kirby Criswell Linebacker Kansas
3 3 59 Rod Horn Defensive Tackle Nebraska
4 3 86 Bill Glass Guard Baylor
5 3 113 Bryan Hicks Defensive Back McNeese State
6 3 141 Jo Jo Heath Defensive Back Pittsburgh
6 21 159 Andrew Melontree Linebacker Baylor
7 2 167 Ron Simpkins Linebacker Michigan
7 3 168 Gary Don Johnson Defensive Tackle Baylor
8 3 196 Mark Lyles Running Back Florida State
9 3 224 Greg Bright Defensive Back Morehead State
10 3 252 Sandro Vitello Kicker Massachusetts
11 4 281 Alton Alexis Wide Receiver Tulane
12 3 308 Mike Wright Quarterback Vanderbilt

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Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 7, 1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 17–12
43,211
2 September 14, 1980 at Miami Dolphins L 17–16
38,322
3 September 21, 1980 Pittsburgh Steelers W 30–28
52,490
4 September 28, 1980 Houston Oilers L 13–10
50,413
5 October 5, 1980 at Green Bay Packers L 14–9
55,006
6 October 12, 1980 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 17–16
53,668
7 October 19, 1980 Minnesota Vikings W 14–0
44,487
8 October 26, 1980 at Houston Oilers L 23–3
49,189
9 November 2, 1980 San Diego Chargers L 31–14
46,406
10 November 9, 1980 at Oakland Raiders L 28–17
44,132
11 November 16, 1980 Buffalo Bills L 14–0
40,836
12 November 23, 1980 at Cleveland Browns L 31–7
79,253
13 November 30, 1980 at Kansas City Chiefs W 20–6
41,594
14 December 7, 1980 Baltimore Colts W 34–33
35,651
15 December 14, 1980 at Chicago Bears W 17–14
48,808
16 December 21, 1980 Cleveland Browns L 27–24
50,058

Standings[edit]

AFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Cleveland Browns(2) 11 5 0 .688 4–2 8–4 357 310
Houston Oilers(5) 11 5 0 .688 4–2 7–5 295 251
Pittsburgh Steelers 9 7 0 .563 2–4 5–7 352 313
Cincinnati Bengals 6 10 0 .375 2–4 4–8 244 312

Roster[edit]

Cincinnati Bengals roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

References[edit]