1983 New York Jets season

1983 New York Jets season
Head coach Joe Walton
Home field Shea Stadium
Results
Record 7–9
Division place 5th AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1982      1984

The 1983 New York Jets season was the 24th season for the team and the 14th in the National Football League. It began with the team trying to improve upon its 6–3 record from 1982 and return to the playoffs under first-year head coach Joe Walton. The Jets, who finished the season with a record of 7–9, played their 20th and final season at Shea Stadium before relocating their home games to Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, starting with the following season.

Offseason

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
1 at San Diego Chargers W 41–29 Jack Murphy Stadium
51,004
2 Seattle Seahawks L 17–10 Shea Stadium
50,066
3 at New England Patriots L 23–13 Sullivan Stadium
43,182
4 Los Angeles Rams W 27–24 Shea Stadium
52,070
5 at Buffalo Bills W 34–10 Rich Stadium
79,933
6 at Cleveland Browns L 10–7 Cleveland Municipal Stadium
78,235
7 Miami Dolphins L 32–14 Shea Stadium
58,615
8 Atlanta Falcons L 27–21 Shea Stadium
46,878
9 at San Francisco 49ers W 27–13 Candlestick Park
54,796
10 Baltimore Colts L 17–14 Shea Stadium
53,323
11 Buffalo Bills L 24–17 Shea Stadium
48,513
12 at New Orleans Saints W 31–28 Louisiana Superdome
68,606
13 New England Patriots W 26–3 Shea Stadium
48,620
14 at Baltimore Colts W 10–6 Memorial Stadium
35,462
15 Pittsburgh Steelers L 34–7 Shea Stadium
53,996
16 at Miami Dolphins L 34–14 Miami Orange Bowl
59,975

Standings

Game summaries

Week 4

1 234OTTotal
Rams 14 0370 24
• Jets 7 7733 27

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Week 15

1 2 34Total
Steelers 7 13 7734
Jets 0 0 707

at Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

  • Date: December 10
  • Game time: 12:30 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: 45°F, wind 12 mph
  • Game attendance: 53,996
  • Referee: Box Score

Last home game played at Shea Stadium

References

External links

  • 1983 statistics