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1983 Cincinnati Bengals

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7-9-0, Finished 3rd in AFC Central Division  · 1983 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.5, Offense: -1.2, Defense: 1.7, SoS: -2.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 346 points (21.6/g), 16th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 302 points (18.9/g), 6th.
 Differential of 44 points (2.8/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 9.3-6.7.

Coach: Forrest Gregg (7-9-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Hank Bullough
 Other Notable Asst.: Dick LeBeau (Defensive Backs)

Stadium: Riverfront Stadium
 Training Camp: Wilmington College (Wilmington, Ohio)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Ken Anderson 34 12 13 198 for 297, 2,333 yards, 12 td, 13 int, & 22 rushes for 147 yards and 1 td Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 67th pick / 1971
RB Charles Alexander 26 4 14 153 rushes for 523 yards, 3 td, & 32 catches for 187 yards and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 12th pick / 1979
FB Pete Johnson 29 6 8 210 rushes for 763 yards, 14 td, & 15 catches for 129 yards and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 49th pick / 1977
WR Cris Collinsworth* 24 2 14 66 catches for 1,130 yards, 5 td, & 2 rushes for 2 yards and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 37th pick / 1981
WR Isaac Curtis 33 10 16 42 catches for 571 yards, 2 td Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 15th pick / 1973
TE Dan Ross 26 4 15 42 catches for 483 yards, 3 td Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 30th pick / 1979
LT Anthony Munoz*+ 25 3 15 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1980
LG Dave Lapham 31 9 16 3 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 61st pick / 1974
C Dave Rimington 23 Rook 11 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 25th pick / 1983
RG Max Montoya 27 4 16 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 168th pick / 1979
RT Mike Wilson 28 5 16 Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 103rd pick / 1977
 Defensive Starters
LDE Eddie Edwards 29 6 16 13.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1977
NT Jerry Boyarsky 24 2 14 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 5th / 128th pick / 1981
RDE Ross Browner 29 5 9 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 8th pick / 1978
LOLB Tom Dinkel 27 5 11 0.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 126th pick / 1978
LILB Jim LeClair 33 11 14 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 54th pick / 1972
RILB Glenn Cameron 30 8 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 14th pick / 1975
ROLB Reggie Williams 29 7 16 7.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1976
LCB Louis Breeden 30 5 13 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 187th pick / 1977
RCB Ken Riley+ 36 14 14 0.0 sacks, 8 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 135th pick / 1969
SS Bobby Kemp 24 2 16 1.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 202nd pick / 1981
FS Robert Jackson 25 1 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 11th / 285th pick / 1981
 Special Teams Starters
K Jim Breech 27 4 0 16 of 23 field goals & 39 of 41 extra points Detroit Lions / 8th / 206th pick / 1978
P Pat McInally 30 7 0 67 punts for a 41.9 average, 2 blocked Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 120th pick / 1975
PR John Simmons 25 2 0 25 punt returns for a 6.9 average and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 64th pick / 1981
KR John Simmons 25 2 0 14 kick returns for a 22.6 average and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 64th pick / 1981

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
40 Charles Alexander 26 FB 14 14 224 6-1 LSU 7/28/1957 4 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 12th pick / 1979
14 Ken Anderson 34 QB 13 13 212 6-2 Augustana (IL) 2/15/1949 12 9 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 67th pick / 1971
61 Jerry Boyarsky 24 NT 15 14 290 6-3 Pittsburgh 5/15/1959 2 6 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 128th pick / 1981
10 Jim Breech 27 K 16 0 161 5-6 California 4/11/1956 4 2 Detroit Lions / 8th / 206th pick / 1978
34 Louis Breeden 30 LCB 14 13 185 5-11 North Carolina Central 10/26/1953 5 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 187th pick / 1977
79 Ross Browner 29 RDE 12 9 262 6-3 Notre Dame 3/22/1954 5 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 8th pick / 1978
67 Gary Burley 31 14 0 272 6-3 Pittsburgh 12/8/1952 7 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 55th pick / 1975
50 Glenn Cameron 30 RILB 16 16 225 6-2 Florida 2/21/1953 8 8 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 14th pick / 1975
11 Jeff Christensen 23 1 0 202 6-3 East. Illinois 1/8/1960 Rook 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 137th pick / 1983
76 Glen Collins 24 rde 16 7 265 6-6 Mississippi St. 7/10/1959 1 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 26th pick / 1982
80 Cris Collinsworth* 24 WR 14 14 192 6-5 Florida 1/27/1959 2 11 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 37th pick / 1981
85 Isaac Curtis 33 WR 16 16 192 6-1 California,San Diego St. 10/20/1950 10 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 15th pick / 1973
52 Tom Dinkel 27 LOLB 16 11 240 6-3 Kansas 7/25/1956 5 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 126th pick / 1978
73 Eddie Edwards 29 LDE 16 16 256 6-5 Miami (FL) 4/25/1954 6 8 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1977
58 Guy Frazier 24 lolb 10 5 215 6-2 Wyoming 7/20/1959 2 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 93rd pick / 1981
48 Andy Gibler 22 2 0 235 6-4 Missouri 4/30/1961 Rook 0
22 James Griffin 22 16 0 197 6-2 Middle Tenn. St. 9/7/1961 Rook 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 193rd pick / 1983
44 Ray Griffin 27 16 0 186 5-10 Ohio St. 6/29/1956 5 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 35th pick / 1978
66 Jim Hannula 24 15 0 264 6-6 Northern Illinois 7/2/1959 Rook 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 9th / 229th pick / 1981
83 M.L. Harris 29 te 12 1 238 6-5 Tampa,Kansas St. 1/16/1954 3 1
82 Rodney Holman 23 16 0 238 6-3 Tulane 4/20/1960 1 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1982
20 Ray Horton 23 lcb 16 5 189 5-10 Washington 4/12/1960 Rook 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1983
37 Robert Jackson 25 FS 16 16 184 5-10 Central Michigan 10/10/1958 1 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 11th / 285th pick / 1981
46 Pete Johnson 29 FB 11 8 252 6-0 Ohio St. 3/2/1954 6 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 49th pick / 1977
26 Bobby Kemp 24 SS 16 16 189 6-0 Cal State-Fullerton 5/29/1959 2 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 202nd pick / 1981
28 Larry Kinnebrew 24 16 0 255 6-1 Tennessee St. 6/11/1959 Rook 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 165th pick / 1983
86 Steve Kreider 25 wr 16 2 192 6-3 Lehigh 5/12/1958 4 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 139th pick / 1979
69 Tim Krumrie 23 nt 16 2 270 6-2 Wisconsin 5/20/1960 Rook 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 10th / 276th pick / 1983
62 Dave Lapham 31 LG 16 16 259 6-4 Syracuse 6/24/1952 9 8 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 61st pick / 1974
55 Jim LeClair 33 LILB 14 14 234 6-3 North Dakota 10/30/1950 11 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 54th pick / 1972
Chris Lindstrom 23 1 0 260 6-7 Boston Univ. 8/3/1960 Rook 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 205th pick / 1982
47 Steve Maidlow 23 16 0 234 6-2 Michigan St. 6/6/1960 Rook 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 109th pick / 1983
88 Mike Martin 23 10 0 186 5-10 Illinois 11/18/1960 Rook 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 221st pick / 1983
87 Pat McInally 30 P 16 0 210 6-6 Harvard 5/7/1953 7 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 120th pick / 1975
65 Max Montoya 27 RG 16 16 282 6-5 UCLA 5/12/1956 4 8 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 168th pick / 1979
60 Blake Moore 25 c 16 5 267 6-5 Wooster 5/8/1958 3 3
78 Anthony Munoz*+ 25 LT 16 15 278 6-6 USC 8/19/1958 3 14 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1980
68 Mike Obrovac 28 t 10 1 275 6-6 Bowling Green 10/11/1955 2 1
51 Rick Razzano 28 lb 16 2 227 5-11 Virginia Tech 11/15/1955 3 2
13 Ken Riley+ 36 RCB 14 14 181 5-11 Florida A&M 8/6/1947 14 16 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 135th pick / 1969
64 Dave Rimington 23 C 12 11 288 6-3 Nebraska 5/22/1960 Rook 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 25th pick / 1983
89 Dan Ross 26 TE 16 15 238 6-4 Northeastern 2/9/1957 4 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 30th pick / 1979
15 Turk Schonert 26 qb 9 3 191 6-1 Stanford 1/15/1957 2 5 Chicago Bears / 9th / 242nd pick / 1980
59 Jeff Schuh 25 16 0 228 6-2 Minnesota 5/22/1958 2 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 176th pick / 1981
25 John Simmons 25 KR 16 0 192 5-11 SMU 12/1/1958 2 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 64th pick / 1981
56 Ron Simpkins 25 15 0 235 6-1 Michigan 4/2/1958 3 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 167th pick / 1980
23 Rodney Tate 24 RB 12 8 190 5-11 Texas 2/14/1959 1 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 110th pick / 1982
35 Jimmy Turner 24 16 0 187 6-0 UCLA 6/15/1959 Rook 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 81st pick / 1983
81 David Verser 25 13 0 200 6-1 Kansas 3/1/1958 2 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 10th pick / 1981
57 Reggie Williams 29 ROLB 16 16 228 6-1 Dartmouth 9/19/1954 7 9 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1976
77 Mike Wilson 28 RT 16 16 275 6-5 Georgia 5/28/1955 5 8 Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 103rd pick / 1977
32 Stanley Wilson 22 rb 10 2 209 5-10 Oklahoma 8/23/1961 Rook 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 9th / 248th pick / 1983
Team Total 26.3 16 227.6 6-2.0 3.4