1983 New England Patriots season

1983 New England Patriots season

1983 New England Patriots season
Head coach Ron Meyer
General manager Patrick Sullivan
Owner Billy Sullivan
Home field Sullivan Stadium
Results
Record 8–8
Division place T-2nd AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers P Rich Camarillo
CB Raymond Clayborn
RB Tony Collins
G John Hannah
T Brian Holloway
AP All-Pros G John Hannah (1st team)
P Rich Camarillo (2nd team)
Uniform
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The New England Patriots finished the National Football League's 1983 season with a record of eight wins and eight losses, and finished tied for second in the AFC East division.

Staff

New England Patriots 1983 staff
Front Office
  • President – Billy Sullivan
  • Executive Vice President – Chuck Sullivan
  • Vice President – Bucko Kilroy
  • General Manager – Patrick Sullivan
  • Director of Player Development – Dick Steinberg
  • Director of College Scouting – Joe Mendes
  • Director of Pro Scouting – Bill McPeak

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks – Lew Erber
  • Offensive Backfield – Cleve Bryant
  • Receivers – Steve Endicott
  • Offensive Line – Bill Muir
 

Defensive Coaches

  • Defensive Coordinator – Rod Rust
  • Linebackers – Tommy Brasher
  • Linebackers – Steve Sidwell
  • Defensive Backs – Steve Walters

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – LeBaron Caruthers

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 4, 1983 Baltimore Colts L 29–23
45,526
2 September 11, 1983 at Miami Dolphins L 34–24
59,343
3 September 18, 1983 New York Jets W 23–13
43,182
4 September 25, 1983 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 28–23
58,282
5 October 2, 1983 San Francisco 49ers L 33–13
54,293
6 October 9, 1983 at Baltimore Colts L 12–7
35,618
7 October 16, 1983 San Diego Chargers W 37–21
59,016
8 October 23, 1983 at Buffalo Bills W 31–0
60,424
9 October 30, 1983 at Atlanta Falcons L 24–13
47,546
10 November 6, 1983 Buffalo Bills W 21–7
42,604
11 November 13, 1983 Miami Dolphins W 17–6
60,771
12 November 20, 1983 Cleveland Browns L 30–0
40,987
13 November 27, 1983 at New York Jets L 26–3
48,620
14 December 4, 1983 New Orleans Saints W 7–0
24,579
15 December 11, 1983 at Los Angeles Rams W 21–7
46,503
16 December 18, 1983 at Seattle Seahawks L 24–6
59,688

Standings

Template:1983 AFC East standings

Roster

All of the following players appeared in at least one game for the 1983 New England Patriots.

Name Position Notes

See also

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