1980 CFL season

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1980 CFL season
Playoffs
East Champions Hamilton Tiger-Cats
West Champions Edmonton Eskimos
68th Grey Cup
ChampionsEdmonton Eskimos
  1979 CFL seasons 1981  

The 1980 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 27th season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 23rd Canadian Football League season.

Contents

CFL News in 1980

The Canadian Football League signed a three-year television contract with Carling O'Keefe Breweries for $15.6 million.

Regular season standings

Final regular season standings

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points

Western Football Conference
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Edmonton Eskimos 16133050528126
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16106039438720
Calgary Stampeders 1697040735518
BC Lions 1687138135117
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1621402844694
Eastern Football Conference
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1687133237717
Montreal Alouettes 1688035637516
Ottawa Rough Riders 1679035339314
Toronto Argonauts 16610033435812
  • Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs.
  • Edmonton and Hamilton have first round byes.

Grey Cup playoffs

The Edmonton Eskimos won their third-straight Grey Cup in 1980, defeating the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 48–10, at Toronto's Exhibition Stadium. The Eskimos' Warren Moon (QB) was named the Grey Cup's Most Valuable Player on Offence and Dale Potter (LB) was named the Grey Cup's Most Valuable Player on Defence and the Grey Cup's Most Valuable Canadian.

Playoff bracket

 November 8/9: Division Semifinals  November 15/16: Division Finals  November 23: 68th Grey Cup @ Exhibition StadiumToronto, Ontario
              
 East  E2 Montreal Alouettes 13 
 E3 Ottawa Rough Riders 21  E1 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 24  
 E2 Montreal Alouettes 25    E1 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 10
   W1 Edmonton Eskimos 48
 West  W2 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 24  
 W3 Calgary Stampeders 14  W1 Edmonton Eskimos 34 
 W2 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 32 

CFL Leaders

1980 CFL All-Stars

Offence

Defence

Special teams

1980 Western All-Stars

Offence

Defence

Special teams

1980 Eastern All-Stars

Offence

Defence

Special teams

1980 CFL Awards

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References

  1. "CFLapedia".