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The Edmonton Eskimos’ 1980 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1980 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 3 1 0 6 118 70 W1 3-1-0
Regular Season 16 13 3 0 26 505 281 W1 4-2-0
Home 8 6 2 0 12 264 148 L1 4-2-0
Visitor 8 7 1 0 14 241 133 W2 5-1-0
Intra-division 12 9 3 0 18 340 226 L1 4-2-0
Inter-division 4 4 0 0 8 165 55 W4 4-0-0

Full 1980 League Standings

Eskimos 1980 Opponent Appearances and Record

Opponent@ EDMEDM @
BC Lions (3)2-0-0 (2)1-0-0 (1)
Calgary Stampeders (3)0-2-0 (2)1-0-0 (1)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1)1-0-0 (1)--
Montreal Alouettes (1)--1-0-0 (1)
Ottawa Rough Riders (1)1-0-0 (1)--
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3)1-0-0 (1)2-0-0 (2)
Toronto Argonauts (1)--1-0-0 (1)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3)1-0-0 (1)1-1-0 (2)

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1980 Edmonton Eskimos Attendance

  • Capacity: 43,346
  • High: 43,460
  • Avg: 42,081 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Variance over 1979 Avg: -458.0
  • Low: 35,328
  • Sellouts: 3
  • % of Capacity: 97.08%
  • Variance from League Avg: +12,956

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Stadium

  • 1980 home stadium: Commonwealth Stadium
  • Capacity: 43,346
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1980 – Expansion

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st2nd3rd4th
HVTHVTHVTHVT
Edmonton7369142696513468451135462116
Opponent411154651973421556450114

Edmonton Eskimos 1980 Schedule

Week Game Date Time (EDT clock icon ) Result Attendance TV
A 5 Sat. June 14 9:30 PM SSK 14 @ EDM 42 W 28,011
B 9 Wed. June 18 8:00 PM EDM 25 @ OTT 13 W 17,231
C 14 Sun. June 29 EDM 16 @ CGY 28 L 30,272
D 18 Wed. July 2 9:30 PM TOR 15 @ EDM 35 W 42,778
1 22 Wed. July 9 9:30 PM WPG 13 @ EDM 36 W 42,778 CTV
2 26 Wed. July 16 10:00 PM EDM 21 @ SSK 6 W 22,145 CBC
4 34 Wed. July 30 9:30 PM BC 21 @ EDM 33 W 42,887
5 37 Wed. Aug. 6 8:00 PM EDM 23 @ TOR 3 W 48,595
6 42 Wed. Aug. 13 9:00 PM EDM 30 @ WPG 17 W 26,422 CTV
7 44 Tue. Aug. 19 9:30 PM CGY 16 @ EDM 15 L 42,778
8 48 Tue. Aug. 26 9:30 PM OTT 20 @ EDM 45 W 42,728 CBC
9 54 Mon. Sept. 1 3:30 PM EDM 38 @ CGY 23 W 34,628 CTV
10 58 Sun. Sept. 7 4:30 PM HAM 18 @ EDM 53 W 43,460 CBC
11 60 Sat. Sept. 13 11:00 PM EDM 42 @ BC 14 W 21,980 CTVW
12 65 Sun. Sept. 21 4:30 PM SSK 17 @ EDM 24 W 35,328
14 73 Sun. Oct. 5 3:30 PM EDM 14 @ WPG 28 L 28,238 CBCW
15 78 Mon. Oct. 13 4:30 PM BC 9 @ EDM 33 W 43,346 CBC
16 81 Sun. Oct. 19 5:30 PM EDM 29 @ SSK 28 W 23,744 CBCW
17 86 Sun. Oct. 26 4:30 PM CGY 34 @ EDM 25 L 43,346 CTV
18 87 Sat. Nov. 1 2:00 PM EDM 44 @ MTL 14 W 42,234 CTV
Playoffs Week 2 94 Sat. Nov. 15 4:00 PM WPG 24 @ EDM 34 W 43,346 CTV, R/C
Grey Cup 95 Sun. Nov. 23 1:30 PM EDM 48 vs HAM 10 W 54,649 CBC, CTV

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