1980 St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) season

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1980 St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) season
Head coach Jim Hanifan
Owner Bill Bidwill
Home field Busch Memorial Stadium
Results
Record 5–11
Division place 4th NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1979 1981 >

The 1980 St. Louis Cardinals season was the 61st season the team was in the league. The team matched their previous output of 5–11.[1] The team failed to reach the playoffs for the fifth consecutive season.

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1980 St. Louis Cardinals staff
Front office
  • President – Bill Bidwill
  • Vice President of Operations – Joe Sullivan
  • Director of Pro Personnel – Larry Wilson
  • Director of Player Personnel – George Boone

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Chuck Banker

Strength and conditioning

  • Flexibility and Strength – Don Brown

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 7, 1980 New York Giants L 41–35
49,122
2 September 14, 1980 at San Francisco 49ers L 24–21
49,999
3 September 21, 1980 at Detroit Lions L 20–7
80,027
4 September 28, 1980 Philadelphia Eagles W 24–14
49,079
5 October 5, 1980 at New Orleans Saints W 40–7
45,388
6 October 12, 1980 Los Angeles Rams L 21–13
50,230
7 October 19, 1980 at Washington Redskins L 23–0
51,060
8 October 26, 1980 at Baltimore Colts W 17–10
33,506
9 November 2, 1980 Dallas Cowboys L 27–24
50,701
10 November 9, 1980 Atlanta Falcons L 33–27
48,662
11 November 16, 1980 at Dallas Cowboys L 31–21
52,567
12 November 23, 1980 Kansas City Chiefs L 21–13
42,871
13 November 30, 1980 at New York Giants W 23–7
65,852
14 December 7, 1980 Detroit Lions W 24–23
46,966
15 December 14, 1980 at Philadelphia Eagles L 17–3
68,969
16 December 21, 1980 Washington Redskins L 31–7
35,942

Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Philadelphia Eagles(2) 12 4 0 .750 6–2 9–3 384 222
Dallas Cowboys(4) 12 4 0 .750 6–2 9–3 454 311
Washington Redskins 6 10 0 .375 4–4 5–7 261 293
St. Louis Cardinals 5 11 0 .313 2–6 4–10 299 350
New York Giants 4 12 0 .250 2–6 3–9 249 425

References[edit]