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1983 Green Bay Packers

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8-8-0, NFC Central Division  · 1983 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.9, Offense: 5.2, Defense: -7.1, SoS: -1.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 429 points (26.8/g), 5th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 439 points (27.4/g), 26th.
 Differential of -10 points (-0.6/g), 14th.  Expected W-L: 7.8-8.2.

Coach: Bart Starr (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bob Schnelker
 Defensive Coordinator: John Meyer

Stadium: Lambeau Field
 Training Camp: St. Norbert College (De Pere, Wisconsin)

Team Info

Director of Player Personnel Dick Corrick
Corporate General Manager Bob Harlan
Business General Manager Tom Miller
President Robert Parins
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 429 6172 1007 6.1 50 18 27 340 311 526 4365 33 32 7.7 214 439 1807 15 4.1 99
Team Defense 439 6403 1156 5.5 31 12 8 366 300 518 3762 20 19 6.7 187 597 2641 28 4.4 171
Lg Rank Offense 5 2 26 12 6 11 2 1 27 1 23 21 17 16
Lg Rank Defense 26 28 24 27 28 19 24 9 22 27 27 26 28 24

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 4 boxscore W OT 1-0 @ Houston Oilers 41 38 22 479 344 135 2 28 498 348 150 2
2 Sun September 11 boxscore L 1-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 21 25 17 363 276 87 1 27 471 186 285
3 Sun September 18 boxscore W 2-1 Los Angeles Rams 27 24 23 363 253 110 4 15 338 245 93 2
4 Mon September 26 boxscore L 2-2 @ New York Giants 3 27 15 325 272 53 4 19 312 104 208 1
5 Sun October 2 boxscore W 3-2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 55 14 23 519 355 164 1 18 293 273 20 3
6 Sun October 9 boxscore L 3-3 @ Detroit Lions 14 38 20 288 201 87 3 26 396 225 171 1
7 Mon October 17 boxscore W 4-3 Washington Redskins 48 47 23 473 403 70 1 33 552 368 184 1
8 Sun October 23 boxscore L OT 4-4 Minnesota Vikings 17 20 27 414 327 87 4 24 410 199 211
9 Sun October 30 boxscore L 4-5 @ Cincinnati Bengals 14 34 17 283 210 73 3 30 464 241 223 1
10 Sun November 6 boxscore W 5-5 Cleveland Browns 35 21 26 370 216 154 4 24 456 337 119 3
11 Sun November 13 boxscore W 6-5 @ Minnesota Vikings 29 21 20 343 180 163 1 23 419 261 158 3
12 Sun November 20 boxscore L OT 6-6 Detroit Lions 20 23 16 239 144 95 4 23 383 129 254 5
13 Sun November 27 boxscore L OT 6-7 @ Atlanta Falcons 41 47 32 500 366 134 3 25 445 293 152 1
14 Sun December 4 boxscore W 7-7 Chicago Bears 31 28 20 512 328 184 4 16 358 274 84 2
15 Mon December 12 boxscore W OT 8-7 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 12 9 21 363 268 95 4 12 239 146 93 3
16 Sun December 18 boxscore L 8-8 @ Chicago Bears 21 23 18 338 222 116 7 23 369 133 236 3

Passing

No. 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 Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
12 Lynn Dickey 34 QB 16 16 8-8-0 289 484 59.7 4458 32 6.6 29 6.0 75 9.2 7.8 15.4 278.6 87.3 40 307 7.92 6.65 7.6 3 4
17 David Whitehurst 28 4 0 18 35 51.4 149 0 0.0 2 5.7 19 4.3 1.7 8.3 37.3 38.9 2 16 3.59 1.16 5.4 0 1
31 Gerry Ellis 26 FB/rb 15 14 2 5 40.0 31 1 20.0 1 20.0 20 6.2 1.2 15.5 2.1 61.2 0 0 6.20 1.20 0.0
40 Eddie Lee Ivery 26 RB 8 8 2 2 100.0 50 0 0.0 0 0.0 35 25.0 25.0 25.0 6.3 118.7 0 0 25.00 25.00 0.0
Team Total 26.2 16 8-8-0 311 526 59.1 4688 33 6.3 32 6.1 75 8.9 7.4 15.1 293.0 84.1 42 323 7.68 6.31 7.4 3 5
Opp Total 16 300 518 57.9 4033 20 3.9 19 3.7 7.8 6.91 13.4 252.1 80.4 41 271 6.7 5.9 7.3

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. 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
31 Gerry Ellis 26 FB/rb 15 14 141 696 4 71 4.9 46.4 9.4 52 603 11.6 2 56 3.5 40.2 1299 6 7
40 Eddie Lee Ivery 26 RB 8 8 86 340 2 21 4.0 42.5 10.8 16 139 8.7 1 17 2.0 17.4 479 3 1
33 Jessie Clark 23 16 0 71 328 0 42 4.6 20.5 4.4 18 279 15.5 1 75 1.1 17.4 607 1 2
39 Mike Meade 23 fb 16 7 55 201 1 15 3.7 12.6 3.4 16 110 6.9 2 31 1.0 6.9 311 3 2
25 Harlan Huckleby 26 KR 16 2 50 182 4 20 3.6 11.4 3.1 10 87 8.7 0 14 0.6 5.4 269 4 4
12 Lynn Dickey 34 QB 16 16 21 12 3 4 0.6 0.8 1.3 12 3 9
80 James Lofton* 27 WR 16 16 9 36 0 13 4.0 2.3 0.6 58 1300 22.4 8 74 3.6 81.3 1336 8 0
81 Gary Lewis 25 te 16 1 4 16 1 15 4.0 1.0 0.3 11 204 18.5 1 49 0.7 12.8 220 2 0
17 David Whitehurst 28 4 0 2 -4 0 0 -2.0 -1.0 0.5 -4 0 2
83 John Jefferson 27 WR 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 57 830 14.6 7 36 3.6 51.9 830 7 1
82 Paul Coffman* 27 TE 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 54 814 15.1 11 74 3.4 50.9 814 11 1
85 Phil Epps 25 PR 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 18 313 17.4 0 45 1.1 19.6 313 0 2
64 Syd Kitson 25 RG 16 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 0.6 9 0 0
Team Total 26.2 16 439 1807 15 71 4.1 112.9 27.4 311 4688 15.1 33 75 19.4 293.0 6495 48 37
Opp Total 16 597 2641 28 4.4 165.1 37.3 300 3762 12.5 20 18.8 235.1 6403 48 32

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
25 Harlan Huckleby 26 KR 16 2 41 757 0 57 18.5 1026
85 Phil Epps 25 PR 16 0 36 324 1 90 9.0 637
26 Tim Lewis 22 rcb 16 7 20 358 0 30 17.9 358
24 Johnnie Gray 30 SS 16 16 2 9 0 5 4.5 11 178 0 26 16.2 187
20 Chet Winters 23 4 0 3 28 0 12 9.3 28
22 Mark Lee 25 LCB 16 16 1 -4 0 -4 -4.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 -4
61 Dave Drechsler 23 LG 16 12 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
38 Estus Hood 28 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
40 Eddie Lee Ivery 26 RB 8 8 1 17 0 17 17.0 496
64 Syd Kitson 25 RG 16 9 1 0 0 0 0.0 9
56 Cliff Lewis 24 lb 16 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 26.2 16 41 329 1 90 8.0 79 1339 0 57 16.9 8163
Opp Total 16 43 384 1 8.9 78 1429 0 18.3

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. 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
10 Jan Stenerud 41 K 16 0 2 2 6 6 9 7 9 6 26 21 80.8% 52 52 100.0%
13 Bucky Scribner 23 P 16 0 69 2869 70 1 41.6
Team Total 26.2 16 2 2 6 6 9 7 9 6 26 21 80.8% 52 52 100.0% 69 2869 70 1 41.6
Opp Total 16 29 19 65.5% 54 50 92.6% 78 3050 39.1

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
90 Ezra Johnson 28 RDE 16 16 14.5 0 0 2 0 0
12 Lynn Dickey 34 QB 16 16 0 9 6 0 0
59 John Anderson 27 LOLB 16 16 4.5 5 54 1 27 0 0 0 1 0 0
53 Mike Douglass 28 ROLB 15 15 5.5 0 0 4 57 2
26 Tim Lewis 22 rcb 16 7 5 111 0 46 0 0 3 1 0 0
31 Gerry Ellis 26 FB/rb 15 14 0 7 1 0 0
73 Byron Braggs 24 LDE 16 14 5.5 0 0 2 0 0
22 Mark Lee 25 LCB 16 16 4 23 0 15 0 0 1 1 15 0
24 Johnnie Gray 30 SS 16 16 2 5 0 5 0 0 2 1 0 0
25 Harlan Huckleby 26 KR 16 2 0 4 1 0 0
99 Charles Johnson 26 NT 14 7 3.5
33 Jessie Clark 23 16 0 0 2 1 0 0
39 Mike Meade 23 fb 16 7 0 2 1 0 0
17 David Whitehurst 28 4 0 0 2 1 0 0
72 Greg Boyd 31 de 12 1 2.0 1
52 George Cumby 27 RILB 15 14 2.0
85 Phil Epps 25 PR 16 0 0 2 0 0 0
56 Cliff Lewis 24 lb 16 1 2.0
67 Karl Swanke 26 LT 16 16 0 0 2 0 0
82 Paul Coffman* 27 TE 16 16 0 1 0 0 0
40 Eddie Lee Ivery 26 RB 8 8 0 1 0 0 0
83 John Jefferson 27 WR 16 16 0 1 0 0 0
21 Mike Jolly 25 12 0 1 0 0 0 0
62 Jim Laughlin 25 lb 15 1 1 22 0 22 0
81 Gary Lewis 25 te 16 1 0 0 1 0 0
37 Mark Murphy 25 FS 16 12 0 0 1 0 0
58 Larry Rubens 24 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
55 Randy Scott 24 lilb 6 5 1 12 0 12 0
75 Richard Turner 24 nt 6 5 1.0
79 Ron Spears 24 de 13 1 0.5
Team Total 26.2 16 41.0 19 227 1 46 0 0 37 28 72 2 1
Opp Total 16 42 32 20 1

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
10 Jan Stenerud 41 K 16 0 52 21 115
82 Paul Coffman* 27 TE 16 16 11 11 66
80 James Lofton* 27 WR 16 16 8 8 48
83 John Jefferson 27 WR 16 16 7 7 42
31 Gerry Ellis 26 FB/rb 15 14 4 2 6 36
25 Harlan Huckleby 26 KR 16 2 4 4 24
12 Lynn Dickey 34 QB 16 16 3 3 18
40 Eddie Lee Ivery 26 RB 8 8 2 1 3 18
39 Mike Meade 23 fb 16 7 1 2 3 18
53 Mike Douglass 28 ROLB 15 15 2 2 12
81 Gary Lewis 25 te 16 1 1 1 2 12
59 John Anderson 27 LOLB 16 16 1 1 6
33 Jessie Clark 23 16 0 1 1 6
85 Phil Epps 25 PR 16 0 1 1 6
72 Greg Boyd 31 de 12 1 1 2
Team Total 26.2 16 15 33 1 2 1 52 52 21 1 429
Opp Total 16 28 20 1 2 4 50 19 1 439