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1982 Cleveland Browns

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4-5-0, Finished 3rd in AFC Central Division  · 1982 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.5, Offense: -5.0, Defense: 1.5, SoS: 1.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 140 points (15.6/g), 23rd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 182 points (20.2/g), 17th.
 Differential of -42 points (-4.7/g), 24th.  Expected W-L: 3.1-5.9.

Coach: Sam Rutigliano (4-5-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Marty Schottenheimer

Stadium: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: Lakeland Community College (Kirtland, Ohio)

Team Info

Principal Owner Art Modell
General Manager Peter Hadhazy
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 140 2718 616 4.4 24 8 16 176 174 334 1845 9 16 5.1 96 256 873 7 3.4 64
Team Defense 182 3114 594 5.2 28 11 13 189 144 266 1822 9 17 6.3 94 306 1292 13 4.2 82
Lg Rank Offense 23 17 17 5 8 3 12 19 24 21 21 23 14 27
Lg Rank Defense 17 23 2 7 24 9 14 5 4 23 24 26 26 25

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 12 boxscore W 1-0 @ Seattle Seahawks 21 7 25 330 130 200 1 18 180 140 40 3
2 Sun September 19 boxscore L 1-1 Philadelphia Eagles 21 24 23 366 227 139 3 25 423 330 93 2
3 Sun November 21 boxscore W 2-1 New England Patriots 10 7 19 225 128 97 13 265 96 169 2
4 Thu November 25 boxscore L 2-2 @ Dallas Cowboys 14 31 17 280 198 82 5 27 496 197 299 4
5 Sun December 5 boxscore L 2-3 San Diego Chargers 13 30 24 398 308 90 2 24 382 252 130 2
6 Sun December 12 boxscore L 2-4 @ Cincinnati Bengals 10 23 12 210 146 64 4 19 256 159 97 1
7 Sun December 19 boxscore W 3-4 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 9 15 224 186 38 2 15 222 124 98 5
8 Sun December 26 boxscore W 4-4 @ Houston Oilers 20 14 21 340 229 111 1 21 369 264 105 6
9 Sun January 2 boxscore L 4-5 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 21 37 20 345 293 52 6 27 521 260 261 3
Playoffs
WildCard Sat January 8 boxscore L 4-6 @ Los Angeles Raiders 10 27 17 284 228 56 1 25 510 370 140 2

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
17 Brian Sipe 33 QB 6 6 2-4-0 101 185 54.6% 1064 4 2.2 8 4.3 40 5.8 4.2 10.5 177.3 60.7 13 117 4.78 3.37 6.6 0 1
16 Paul McDonald 24 qb 9 3 2-1-0 73 149 49.0% 993 5 3.4 8 5.4 56 6.7 4.9 13.6 110.3 59.5 13 95 5.54 3.94 8.0 1 1
Team Total 26.3 9 4-5-0 174 334 52.1% 2057 9 2.7 16 4.8 56 6.2 4.5 11.8 228.6 60.2 26 212 5.13 3.63 7.2 1 2
Opp Total 9 144 266 54.1% 1967 9 3.4 17 6.4 7.4 5.20 13.7 218.6 62.7 22 145 6.3 4.3 7.6

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
43 Mike Pruitt 28 FB 9 9 143 516 3 17 3.6 57.3 15.9 22 140 6.4 0 13 2.4 15.6 656 3 4
25 Charles White 24 RB 9 9 69 259 3 18 3.8 28.8 7.7 34 283 8.3 0 36 3.8 31.4 542 3 2
30 Cleo Miller 30 5 0 16 61 0 17 3.8 12.2 3.2 3 20 6.7 0 11 0.6 4.0 81 0 1
17 Brian Sipe 33 QB 6 6 13 44 0 12 3.4 7.3 2.2 44 0 1
16 Paul McDonald 24 qb 9 3 7 -13 0 10 -1.9 -1.4 0.8 -13 0 3
38 Johnny Davis 26 2 0 4 3 1 2 0.8 1.5 2.0 3 1 0
26 Dino Hall 27 KR 9 0 2 14 0 13 7.0 1.6 0.2 5 78 15.6 1 31 0.6 8.7 92 1 0
15 Steve Cox 24 P 9 0 2 -11 0 0 -5.5 -1.2 0.2 -11 0 0
82 Ozzie Newsome 26 TE 9 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 49 633 12.9 3 54 5.4 70.3 633 3 0
83 Ricky Feacher 28 WR 9 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 28 408 14.6 3 46 3.1 45.3 408 3 0
85 Dave Logan 28 WR 9 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 23 346 15.0 2 56 2.6 38.4 346 2 0
42 Dwight Walker 23 PR 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 136 17.0 0 46 0.9 15.1 136 0 2
86 Danny Fulton 26 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 1.0 9 0 0
84 McDonald Oden 24 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 4 4.0 0 4 0.1 0.4 4 0 0
Team Total 26.3 9 256 873 7 18 3.4 97.0 28.4 174 2057 11.8 9 56 19.3 228.6 2930 16 15
Opp Total 9 306 1292 13 4.2 143.6 34.0 144 1822 12.7 9 16.0 202.4 3114 22 20

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
42 Dwight Walker 23 PR 9 0 19 101 0 14 5.3 13 295 0 36 22.7 532
26 Dino Hall 27 KR 9 0 4 33 0 10 8.3 22 430 0 32 19.5 555
58 Scott Nicolas 22 9 0 2 16 0 10 8.0 16
34 David Green 29 9 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
Team Total 26.3 9 23 134 0 14 5.8 38 754 0 36 19.8 3818
Opp Total 9 30 216 0 7.2 23 424 0 18.4

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
15 Steve Cox 24 P 9 0 1 1 0.0%% 48 1877 52 1 39.1
9 Matt Bahr 26 K 9 0 1 1 4 3 3 1 7 2 15 7 46.7%% 17 17 100.0%%
Team Total 26.3 9 1 1 4 3 3 1 7 2 1 16 7 43.8%% 17 17 100.0%% 48 1877 52 1 39.1
Opp Total 9 11 7 63.6%% 23 21 91.3%% 40 1552 38.8

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
57 Clay Matthews 26 lb 2 1 11 0
49 Clinton Burrell 26 SS 9 9 2.0 1 14 1 14 0 0 0 4 0 0
56 Chip Banks* 23 LOLB 9 9 5.5 1 14 0 14 0
29 Hanford Dixon 24 RCB 9 9 1.0 4 22 0 22 0 0 1 0 0 0
43 Mike Pruitt 28 FB 9 9 0 4 2 0 0
48 Lawrence Johnson 25 LCB 8 7 4 17 0 17 0 0 0 1 0 0
22 Clarence Scott 33 FS 9 9 3 29 0 24 0 0 0 2 0 0
79 Bob Golic 25 nt 6 4 4.0
42 Dwight Walker 23 PR 9 0 0 2 2 0 0
94 Elvis Franks 25 9 0 2.0 0 0 1 3 0
16 Paul McDonald 24 qb 9 3 0 3 0 0 0
92 Mike Robinson 26 RDE 8 8 3.0
90 Marshall Harris 27 LDE 9 9 1.5 0 0 1 0 0
52 Dick Ambrose 29 RILB 9 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
50 Tom Cousineau 25 LILB 9 9 1.0 1 6 0 6 0
17 Brian Sipe 33 QB 6 6 0 1 1 -2 0
25 Charles White 24 RB 9 9 0 2 0 0 0
99 Keith Baldwin 22 de 9 1 1.0
28 Ron Bolton 32 db 4 2 1 0 0 0 0
15 Steve Cox 24 P 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
20 Judson Flint 25 9 0 1 0 0 0 0
36 Bill Jackson 22 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
30 Cleo Miller 30 5 0 0 1 0 0 0
58 Scott Nicolas 22 9 0 0 1 0 -14 0
55 Curtis Weathers 26 ROLB 7 5 1.0
Team Total 26.3 9 22.0 17 102 1 24 0 0 15 17 -13 0 11 0
Opp Total 9 26 20 9 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
9 Matt Bahr 26 K 9 0 17 7 38
83 Ricky Feacher 28 WR 9 9 3 3 18
82 Ozzie Newsome 26 TE 9 9 3 3 18
43 Mike Pruitt 28 FB 9 9 3 3 18
25 Charles White 24 RB 9 9 3 3 18
85 Dave Logan 28 WR 9 9 2 2 12
49 Clinton Burrell 26 SS 9 9 1 1 6
38 Johnny Davis 26 2 0 1 1 6
26 Dino Hall 27 KR 9 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.3 9 7 9 1 17 17 7 140
Opp Total 9 13 9 21 7 1 182

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1982-09-12 @ SEA W, 21-7 1 3 rush Mike Pruitt 3 yard rush (Matt Bahr kick)
2 1982-09-12 @ SEA W, 21-7 2 18 rush Charles White 18 yard rush (Matt Bahr kick)
3 1982-09-12 @ SEA W, 21-7 2 2 rush Mike Pruitt 2 yard rush (Matt Bahr kick)
4 1982-09-19 PHI L, 21-24 1 19 pass Ozzie Newsome 19 yard pass from Brian Sipe (Matt Bahr kick)
5 1982-09-19 PHI L, 21-24 4 3 rush Charles White 3 yard rush (Matt Bahr kick)
6 1982-09-19 PHI L, 21-24 4 34 pass Ozzie Newsome 34 yard pass from Brian Sipe (Matt Bahr kick)
7 1982-11-21 NWE W, 10-7 4 40 pass Ricky Feacher 40 yard pass from Brian Sipe (Matt Bahr kick)
8 1982-11-25 @ DAL L, 14-31 4 18 pass Dino Hall 18 yard pass from Paul McDonald (Matt Bahr kick)
9 1982-11-25 @ DAL L, 14-31 4 2 rush Mike Pruitt 2 yard rush (Matt Bahr kick)
10 1982-12-05 SDG L, 13-30 3 4 pass Ozzie Newsome 4 yard pass from Brian Sipe (Matt Bahr kick)
11 1982-12-12 @ CIN L, 10-23 3 14 interception Clinton Burrell 14 yard interception return (Matt Bahr kick)
12 1982-12-19 PIT W, 10-9 3 1 rush Johnny Davis 1 yard rush (Matt Bahr kick)
13 1982-12-26 @ HOU W, 20-14 2 56 pass Dave Logan 56 yard pass from Paul McDonald (Matt Bahr kick)
14 1982-12-26 @ HOU W, 20-14 4 1 rush Charles White 1 yard rush (Matt Bahr kick)
15 1983-01-02 @ PIT L, 21-37 2 1 pass Ricky Feacher 1 yard pass from Paul McDonald (Matt Bahr kick)
16 1983-01-02 @ PIT L, 21-37 4 8 pass Dave Logan 8 yard pass from Paul McDonald (Matt Bahr kick)
17 1983-01-02 @ PIT L, 21-37 4 12 pass Ricky Feacher 12 yard pass from Paul McDonald (Matt Bahr kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1982-09-12 @ SEA L, 7-21 3 2 rush Horace Ivory 2 yard rush (Norm Johnson kick)
2 1982-09-19 PHI W, 24-21 4 41 pass Ron Smith 41 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Tony Franklin kick)
3 1982-09-19 PHI W, 24-21 4 11 pass Billy Campfield 11 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Tony Franklin kick)
4 1982-09-19 PHI W, 24-21 4 2 rush Leroy Harris 2 yard rush (Tony Franklin kick)
5 1982-11-21 NWE L, 7-10 4 38 pass Preston Brown 38 yard pass from Matt Cavanaugh (Rex Robinson kick)
6 1982-11-25 @ DAL W, 31-14 2 4 pass Billy Joe DuPree 4 yard pass from Danny White (Rafael Septien kick)
7 1982-11-25 @ DAL W, 31-14 2 1 rush Tony Dorsett 1 yard rush (Rafael Septien kick)
8 1982-11-25 @ DAL W, 31-14 3 2 pass Ron Springs 2 yard pass from Danny White (Rafael Septien kick)
9 1982-11-25 @ DAL W, 31-14 3 5 rush Tony Dorsett 5 yard rush (Rafael Septien kick)
10 1982-12-05 SDG W, 30-13 1 1 rush Chuck Muncie 1 yard rush (Rolf Benirschke kick)
11 1982-12-05 SDG W, 30-13 1 1 rush Chuck Muncie 1 yard rush (Rolf Benirschke kick)
12 1982-12-05 SDG W, 30-13 2 1 rush James Brooks 1 yard rush (Rolf Benirschke kick)
13 1982-12-05 SDG W, 30-13 2 11 rush James Brooks 11 yard rush
14 1982-12-12 @ CIN W, 23-10 2 3 rush Pete Johnson 3 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
15 1982-12-12 @ CIN W, 23-10 2 1 rush Ken Anderson 1 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
16 1982-12-19 PIT L, 9-10 2 6 pass John Stallworth 6 yard pass from Terry Bradshaw (Gary Anderson kick)
17 1982-12-26 @ HOU L, 14-20 1 8 pass Mike Renfro 8 yard pass from Gifford Nielsen (Florian Kempf kick)
18 1982-12-26 @ HOU L, 14-20 3 3 rush Donnie Craft 3 yard rush (Florian Kempf kick)
19 1983-01-02 @ PIT W, 37-21 1 3 pass Ray Pinney 3 yard pass from Terry Bradshaw (Gary Anderson kick)
20 1983-01-02 @ PIT W, 37-21 2 18 blocked punt John Rodgers 18 yard blocked punt return (run failed)
21 1983-01-02 @ PIT W, 37-21 3 6 rush Franco Harris 6 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
22 1983-01-02 @ PIT W, 37-21 4 38 pass Jim Smith 38 yard pass from Terry Bradshaw (Gary Anderson kick)
23 1983-01-02 @ PIT W, 37-21 4 1 rush Walter Abercrombie 1 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)