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CFL News in 1980Edit

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

Regular season standingsEdit

Final regular season standingsEdit

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

Western Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Edmonton Eskimos 16 13 3 0 505 281 26
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 10 6 0 394 387 20
Calgary Stampeders 16 9 7 0 407 355 18
BC Lions 16 8 7 1 381 351 17
Saskatchewan Roughriders 16 2 14 0 284 469 4
Eastern Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 16 8 7 1 332 377 17
Montreal Alouettes 16 8 8 0 356 375 16
Ottawa Rough Riders 16 7 9 0 353 393 14
Toronto Argonauts 16 6 10 0 334 358 12
  • Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs.
  • Edmonton and Hamilton have first round byes.

Grey Cup playoffsEdit

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 bracketEdit

  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 LeadersEdit

1980 CFL All-StarsEdit

OffenceEdit

DefenceEdit

Special teamsEdit

1980 Western All-StarsEdit

OffenceEdit

DefenceEdit

Special teamsEdit

1980 Eastern All-StarsEdit

OffenceEdit

DefenceEdit

Special teamsEdit

1980 CFL AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CFLapedia".