The Dallas Cowboys decisively defeated the San Diego Chargers, 42 to 31, on October 26, 1980.

Final

SD

31

DAL

Cowboys

6-2-0

42

Team

SD

DAL

1

3

7

2

21

7

3

0

21

4

7

7

Total

31

42

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

SD

DAL

Chargers

Rolf Benirschke 45-yard field goal

3

0

Cowboys

Ron Springs 4-yard run (Rafael Septien kick)

3

7

2nd quarter

SD

DAL

Chargers

John Jefferson 58-yard pass from Dan Fouts (Rolf Benirschke kick)

10

7

Chargers

Woodrow Lowe 16-yard interception return (Rolf Benirschke kick)

17

7

Cowboys

Butch Johnson 17-yard pass from Danny White (Rafael Septien kick)

17

14

Chargers

Kellen Winslow 9-yard pass from Dan Fouts (Rolf Benirschke kick)

24

14

3rd quarter

SD

DAL

Cowboys

Timmy Newsome 1-yard run (Rafael Septien kick)

24

21

Cowboys

Timmy Newsome 1-yard run (Rafael Septien kick)

24

28

Cowboys

Jay Saldi 12-yard pass from Danny White (Rafael Septien kick)

24

35

4th quarter

SD

DAL

Cowboys

Billy Joe DuPree 9-yard pass from Danny White (Rafael Septien kick)

24

42

Chargers

Kellen Winslow 3-yard pass from Dan Fouts (Rolf Benirschke kick)

31

42