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1980 New England Patriots

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Record: 10-6-0, Finished 2nd in AFC East Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 441 points (27.6/g), 2nd of 28 in the NFL.
 Allowed 325 points (20.3/g), 17th.
 Differential of 116 points (7.2/g), 5th.
 Expected W-L: 10.8-5.2.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 10-6-0

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential -2 (-0.1/g), 14th.

Simple Rating System: Total 6.5, Offense: 6.8, Defense: -0.3, SoS: -0.8, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Ron Erhardt(10-6-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jim Ringo
 Defensive Coordinator: Fritz Shurmur
 Other Notable Asst.: Bill Parcells (Linebackers)

Team Executives


 Offensive Scheme: Erhardt-Perkins
 Defensive Alignment: 3-4

Training Camp: Bryant College (Smithfield, Rhode Island)

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