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1983 New England Patriots

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8-8-0, Finished 2nd in AFC East Division  · 1983 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.0, Offense: -4.7, Defense: 3.7, SoS: -0.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 274 points (17.1/g), 24th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 289 points (18.1/g), 3rd.
 Differential of -15 points (-0.9/g), 15th.  Expected W-L: 7.5-8.5.

Coach: Ron Meyer (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Lew Erber
 Defensive Coordinator: Rod Rust

Stadium: Sullivan Stadium
 Training Camp: Bryant College (Smithfield, Rhode Island)

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 4 boxscore L OT 0-1 Baltimore Colts 23 29 19 422 200 222 4 21 455 283 172 3
2 Sun September 11 boxscore L 0-2 @ Miami Dolphins 24 34 19 314 187 127 2 21 396 195 201 1
3 Sun September 18 boxscore W 1-2 New York Jets 23 13 22 398 70 328 19 266 177 89
4 Sun September 25 boxscore W 2-2 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 28 23 12 296 208 88 1 30 448 238 210 3
5 Sun October 2 boxscore L 2-3 San Francisco 49ers 13 33 14 295 220 75 3 29 426 252 174
6 Sun October 9 boxscore L 2-4 @ Baltimore Colts 7 12 20 403 242 161 4 13 302 126 176 2
7 Sun October 16 boxscore W 3-4 San Diego Chargers 37 21 24 347 178 169 27 427 341 86 4
8 Sun October 23 boxscore W 4-4 @ Buffalo Bills 31 0 21 444 244 200 14 292 199 93 3
9 Sun October 30 boxscore L 4-5 @ Atlanta Falcons 13 24 22 417 248 169 5 28 430 235 195 2
10 Sun November 6 boxscore W 5-5 Buffalo Bills 21 7 19 450 251 199 4 20 263 186 77 4
11 Sun November 13 boxscore W 6-5 Miami Dolphins 17 6 20 386 162 224 1 13 207 126 81 1
12 Sun November 20 boxscore L 6-6 Cleveland Browns 0 30 12 190 76 114 5 16 227 51 176 1
13 Sun November 27 boxscore L 6-7 @ New York Jets 3 26 12 208 112 96 2 21 421 305 116 2
14 Sun December 4 boxscore W 7-7 New Orleans Saints 7 0 14 207 16 191 1 15 278 119 159 3
15 Sun December 11 boxscore W 8-7 @ Los Angeles Rams 21 7 15 275 145 130 3 18 370 264 106 7
16 Sun December 18 boxscore L 8-8 @ Seattle Seahawks 6 24 19 259 147 112 3 21 368 198 170