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1983 Green Bay Packers

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8-8-0, Finished 2nd in 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)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Lynn Dickey 34 12 16 289 for 484, 4,458 yards, 32 td, 29 int, & 21 rushes for 12 yards and 3 td Houston Oilers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1971
RB Eddie Lee Ivery 26 4 8 86 rushes for 340 yards, 2 td, & 16 catches for 139 yards and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 15th pick / 1979
FB Gerry Ellis 26 3 14 141 rushes for 696 yards, 4 td, & 52 catches for 603 yards and 2 td Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 192nd pick / 1980
WR John Jefferson 27 5 16 57 catches for 830 yards, 7 td San Diego Chargers / 1st / 14th pick / 1978
WR James Lofton* 27 5 16 58 catches for 1,300 yards, 8 td, & 9 rushes for 36 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 6th pick / 1978
TE Paul Coffman* 27 5 16 54 catches for 814 yards, 11 td
LT Karl Swanke 26 3 16 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 6th / 143rd pick / 1980
LG Dave Drechsler 23 Rook 12 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 48th pick / 1983
C Larry McCarren* 32 10 16 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 308th pick / 1973
RG Syd Kitson 25 3 9 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 61st pick / 1980
RT Greg Koch 28 6 14 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 39th pick / 1977
 Defensive Starters
LDE Byron Braggs 24 2 14 5.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 5th / 117th pick / 1981
NT Charles Johnson 26 4 7 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 71st pick / 1979
RDE Ezra Johnson 28 6 16 14.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 28th pick / 1977
LOLB John Anderson 27 5 16 4.5 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 26th pick / 1978
LILB Rich Wingo 27 4 11 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 184th pick / 1979
RILB George Cumby 27 3 14 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 26th pick / 1980
ROLB Mike Douglass 28 5 15 5.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 5th / 116th pick / 1978
LCB Mark Lee 25 3 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1980
RCB Mike McCoy 30 7 9 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1976
SS Johnnie Gray 30 8 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
FS Mark Murphy 25 3 12 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Jan Stenerud 41 16 0 21 of 26 field goals & 52 of 52 extra points
P Bucky Scribner 23 Rook 0 69 punts for a 41.6 average, 1 blocked Green Bay Packers / 11th / 299th pick / 1983
PR Phil Epps 25 1 0 36 punt returns for a 9.0 average and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 12th / 321st pick / 1982
KR Harlan Huckleby 26 3 2 41 kick returns for a 18.5 average and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 5th / 120th pick / 1979

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
59 John Anderson 27 LOLB 16 16 226 6-3 Michigan 2/14/1956 5 7 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 26th pick / 1978
72 Greg Boyd 31 de 12 1 274 6-6 San Diego St. 9/15/1952 6 1 New England Patriots / 6th / 170th pick / 1976
73 Byron Braggs 24 LDE 16 14 290 6-4 Alabama 10/10/1959 2 6 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 117th pick / 1981
93 Robert Brown 23 16 0 268 6-2 Chowan,Virginia Tech 5/21/1960 1 1 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 98th pick / 1982
19 Rich Campbell 25 1 0 224 6-4 California 12/21/1958 2 0 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 6th pick / 1981
88 Ron Cassidy 26 12 0 184 6-0 Utah St. 7/23/1957 4 0 Green Bay Packers / 8th / 193rd pick / 1979
33 Jessie Clark 23 16 0 231 6-0 Arkansas,Louisiana Tech 1/3/1960 Rook 5 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 188th pick / 1983
82 Paul Coffman* 27 TE 16 16 222 6-3 Kansas St. 3/29/1956 5 7
52 George Cumby 27 RILB 15 14 220 6-0 Oklahoma 7/5/1956 3 5 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 26th pick / 1980
57 Mike Curcio 26 13 0 237 6-1 Temple 1/24/1957 2 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 218th pick / 1980
12 Lynn Dickey 34 QB 16 16 214 6-3 Kansas St. 10/19/1949 12 14 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1971
53 Mike Douglass 28 ROLB 15 15 220 6-0 Arizona St.,San Diego St. 3/15/1955 5 7 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 116th pick / 1978
61 Dave Drechsler 23 LG 16 12 264 6-3 North Carolina 7/18/1960 Rook 7 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 48th pick / 1983
31 Gerry Ellis 26 FB 15 14 221 5-11 Missouri 11/12/1957 3 10 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 192nd pick / 1980
85 Phil Epps 25 PR 16 0 165 5-10 TCU 11/11/1958 1 4 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 321st pick / 1982
11 Eddie Garcia 24 12 0 178 5-8 SMU 4/15/1959 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 10th / 264th pick / 1982
77 Charlie Getty 31 t 15 4 265 6-4 Penn St. 7/24/1952 9 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 41st pick / 1974
24 Johnnie Gray 30 SS 16 16 185 5-11 Cal State-Fullerton 12/18/1953 8 6
65 Ron Hallstrom 24 16 0 300 6-6 Iowa Central,Iowa 6/11/1959 1 1 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1982
69 Leotis Harris 28 g 5 3 267 6-1 Arkansas 6/28/1955 5 2 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 144th pick / 1978
23 Maurice Harvey 27 db 4 4 190 5-10 Ball St. 1/14/1956 5 1 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 86th pick / 1978
38 Estus Hood 28 16 0 183 5-11 Illinois St. 11/14/1955 5 1 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1978
25 Harlan Huckleby 26 KR 16 2 199 6-1 Michigan 12/30/1957 3 2 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 120th pick / 1979
74 Tim Huffman 24 rg 15 6 277 6-5 Notre Dame 8/31/1959 2 4 Green Bay Packers / 9th / 227th pick / 1981
40 Eddie Lee Ivery 26 RB 8 8 210 6-0 Georgia Tech 7/30/1957 4 4 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 15th pick / 1979
83 John Jefferson 27 WR 16 16 198 6-1 Arizona St. 2/3/1956 5 7 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 14th pick / 1978
99 Charles Johnson 26 NT 14 7 262 6-1 Maryland 6/29/1957 4 3 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 71st pick / 1979
90 Ezra Johnson 28 RDE 16 16 250 6-4 Morris Brown 10/2/1955 6 7 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 28th pick / 1977
21 Mike Jolly 25 12 0 188 6-3 Michigan 3/19/1958 3 1 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 96th pick / 1980
63 Terry Jones 27 nt 1 1 259 6-2 Alabama 11/8/1956 5 0 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 284th pick / 1978
64 Syd Kitson 25 RG 16 9 258 6-4 Wake Forest 9/27/1958 3 5 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 61st pick / 1980
68 Greg Koch 28 RT 15 14 270 6-4 Arkansas 6/14/1955 6 7 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 39th pick / 1977
62 Jim Laughlin 25 lb 15 1 222 6-0 Ohio St. 7/5/1958 3 1 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 91st pick / 1980
22 Mark Lee 25 LCB 16 16 187 5-11 Washington 3/20/1958 3 7 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1980
56 Cliff Lewis 24 lb 16 1 226 6-1 Southern Miss 11/9/1959 2 1 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 311th pick / 1981
81 Gary Lewis 25 te 16 1 234 6-5 Texas-Arlington 12/30/1958 2 2 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1981
26 Tim Lewis 22 rcb 16 7 194 5-11 Pittsburgh 12/18/1961 Rook 4 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 11th pick / 1983
80 James Lofton* 27 WR 16 16 192 6-3 Stanford 7/5/1956 5 12 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 6th pick / 1978
54 Larry McCarren* 32 C 16 16 246 6-3 Illinois 11/9/1951 10 11 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 308th pick / 1973
29 Mike McCoy 30 RCB 9 9 183 5-11 Colorado 8/16/1953 7 3 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1976
39 Mike Meade 23 fb 16 7 228 5-11 Penn St. 2/12/1960 1 2 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 126th pick / 1982
78 Casey Merrill 26 de 5 2 254 6-4 California-Davis 7/16/1957 4 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 113th pick / 1979
37 Mark Murphy 25 FS 16 12 200 6-2 West Liberty St. 4/22/1958 3 5
44 Dwayne O'Steen 29 7 0 193 6-1 California,San Jose St. 12/20/1954 5 0
57 Chet Parlavecchio 23 3 0 225 6-2 Penn St. 2/14/1960 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 152nd pick / 1982
51 Guy Prather 25 16 0 230 6-2 Grambling St. 3/28/1958 2 1
58 Larry Rubens 24 16 0 253 6-1 Montana St. 1/25/1959 1 1
70 Ron Sams 22 3 0 261 6-3 Pittsburgh 4/12/1961 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 160th pick / 1983
55 Randy Scott 24 lilb 6 5 223 6-1 Alabama 1/31/1959 2 2
13 Bucky Scribner 23 P 16 0 207 6-0 Kansas 7/11/1960 Rook 2 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 299th pick / 1983
91 Daryle Skaugstad 26 nt 9 2 254 6-5 California 4/8/1957 2 1 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1980
79 Ron Spears 24 de 13 1 255 6-6 San Diego St. 11/23/1959 1 1
10 Jan Stenerud 41 K 16 0 187 6-2 Montana St. 11/26/1942 16 5
67 Karl Swanke 26 LT 16 16 257 6-6 Boston Col. 12/29/1957 3 8 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 143rd pick / 1980
75 Richard Turner 24 nt 6 5 260 6-2 Oklahoma 2/14/1959 2 2 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 105th pick / 1981
17 David Whitehurst 28 4 0 204 6-2 Furman 4/27/1955 6 0 Green Bay Packers / 8th / 206th pick / 1977
50 Rich Wingo 27 LILB 16 11 230 6-1 Alabama 7/16/1956 4 4 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 184th pick / 1979
20 Chet Winters 23 4 0 205 5-11 Oklahoma 10/22/1960 Rook 0
Team Total 26.2 16 227.7 6-1.7 3.6