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1983 Houston Oilers

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2-14-0, Finished 4th in AFC Central Division  · 1983 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -11.5, Offense: -3.7, Defense: -7.9, SoS: -0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 288 points (18.0/g), 22nd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 460 points (28.8/g), 27th.
 Differential of -172 points (-10.8/g), 28th.  Expected W-L: 4.0-12.0.

Coach: Ed Biles (0-6-0) and Chuck Studley (2-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Kay Dalton
 Defensive Coordinator: Chuck Studley

Stadium: Houston Astrodome
 Training Camp: Angelo State (San Angelo, Texas)

Team Info

Founder/Owner/Chairman/President/CEO Bud Adams
General Manager Ladd Herzeg
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 288 4900 1033 4.7 47 18 20 295 260 482 2902 16 29 5.5 155 502 1998 16 4.0 120
Team Defense 460 5632 1031 5.5 29 15 21 332 252 424 2845 26 14 6.3 150 576 2787 23 4.8 161
Lg Rank Offense 22 24 20 12 22 18 23 21 25 21 17 18 14 18
Lg Rank Defense 27 22 27 21 23 1 4 21 26 20 25 28 25 28

Team Games & Schedule

W# 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 Green Bay Packers 38 41 28 498 348 150 2 22 479 344 135 2
2 Sun September 11 boxscore L 0-2 @ Los Angeles Raiders 6 20 7 223 70 153 2 26 386 200 186 4
3 Sun September 18 boxscore L 0-3 Pittsburgh Steelers 28 40 16 311 254 57 5 25 451 176 275 3
4 Sun September 25 boxscore L 0-4 @ Buffalo Bills 13 30 23 382 201 181 2 21 333 105 228 2
5 Sun October 2 boxscore L 0-5 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 10 17 19 270 147 123 3 14 225 88 137
6 Sun October 9 boxscore L 0-6 Denver Broncos 14 26 19 293 167 126 4 22 401 148 253 1
7 Sun October 16 boxscore L 0-7 @ Minnesota Vikings 14 34 17 308 163 145 7 17 329 209 120 1
8 Sun October 23 boxscore L OT 0-8 Kansas City Chiefs 10 13 19 280 108 172 1 19 353 241 112 1
9 Sun October 30 boxscore L OT 0-9 @ Cleveland Browns 19 25 11 258 138 120 1 19 377 189 188 2
10 Sun November 6 boxscore L 0-10 Cincinnati Bengals 14 55 20 302 230 72 7 22 324 117 207 1
11 Sun November 13 boxscore W 1-10 Detroit Lions 27 17 20 310 189 121 1 24 325 207 118 4
12 Sun November 20 boxscore L 1-11 @ Cincinnati Bengals 10 38 12 199 158 41 4 22 361 166 195
13 Sun November 27 boxscore L 1-12 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24 33 21 257 165 92 4 19 345 210 135 1
14 Sun December 4 boxscore L 1-13 Miami Dolphins 17 24 17 328 160 168 1 23 343 195 148 2
15 Sun December 11 boxscore W 2-13 Cleveland Browns 34 27 21 320 168 152 23 385 223 162 4
16 Sun December 18 boxscore L 2-14 @ Baltimore Colts 10 20 25 361 236 125 3 14 215 27 188 1

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
10 Oliver Luck 23 qb 7 6 2-4-0 124 217 57.1% 1375 8 3.7 13 6.0 66 6.3 4.4 11.1 196.4 63.4 16 138 5.31 3.48 6.9 0 1
14 Gifford Nielsen 29 QB 7 7 0-7-0 90 175 51.4% 1125 5 2.9 8 4.6 48 6.4 4.9 12.5 160.7 62.2 22 163 4.88 3.56 11.2
8 Archie Manning 34 qb 3 3 0-3-0 44 88 50.0% 755 2 2.3 8 9.1 47 8.6 4.9 17.2 251.7 49.2 11 83 6.79 3.56 11.1
81 Steve Bryant 24 wr 16 6 1 1 100.0% 24 1 100.0 0 0.0 24 24.0 44.0 24.0 1.5 158.3 0 0 24.00 44.00 0.0
6 John James 34 P 16 0 1 1 100.0% 7 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 7.0 7.0 7.0 0.4 95.8 0 0 7.00 7.00 0.0
Team Total 25.9 16 2-14-0 260 482 53.9% 3286 16 3.3 29 6.0 66 6.8 4.8 12.6 205.4 61.4 49 384 5.47 3.61 9.2 0 1
Opp Total 16 252 424 59.4% 3095 26 6.1 14 3.3 7.3 7.04 12.3 193.4 88.7 31 250 6.3 6.0 6.8

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
34 Earl Campbell* 28 RB 14 14 322 1301 12 42 4.0 92.9 23.0 19 216 11.4 0 66 1.4 15.4 1517 12 4
30 Larry Moriarty 25 FB 16 7 65 321 3 80 4.9 20.1 4.1 4 32 8.0 0 12 0.3 2.0 353 3 1
40 Donnie Craft 24 rb 15 2 55 147 0 8 2.7 9.8 3.7 12 99 8.3 0 14 0.8 6.6 246 0 0
10 Oliver Luck 23 qb 7 6 17 55 0 17 3.2 7.9 2.4 55 0 5
35 Stan Edwards 23 rb 14 1 16 40 0 9 2.5 2.9 1.1 9 79 8.8 1 20 0.6 5.6 119 1 0
14 Gifford Nielsen 29 QB 7 7 8 43 0 20 5.4 6.1 1.1 43 0 6
86 Herkie Walls 22 wr 16 3 5 44 0 14 8.8 2.8 0.3 12 276 23.0 1 48 0.8 17.3 320 1 0
Curtis Brown 29 2 0 3 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 1.5 0 1 0
45 Dwayne Crutchfield 24 2 0 3 7 0 5 2.3 3.5 1.5 7 0 0
83 Tim Smith 26 WR 16 16 2 16 0 9 8.0 1.0 0.1 83 1176 14.2 6 47 5.2 73.5 1192 6 1
8 Archie Manning 34 qb 3 3 2 13 0 11 6.5 4.3 0.7 13 0 2
88 Chris Dressel 22 TE 16 14 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.2 0.1 32 316 9.9 4 35 2.0 19.8 319 4 0
82 Mike Renfro 28 WR 9 7 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.3 0.1 23 316 13.7 2 38 2.6 35.1 319 2 1
31 Gary Allen 23 1 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 5.0 1.0 5 0 0
6 John James 34 P 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0 0
81 Steve Bryant 24 wr 16 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 16 211 13.2 0 26 1.0 13.2 211 0 0
89 Mike McCloskey 22 te 16 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 16 137 8.6 1 20 1.0 8.6 137 1 0
84 Mike Holston 25 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14 205 14.6 0 43 0.9 12.8 205 0 0
86 Walt Arnold 25 te 13 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 137 11.4 1 37 0.9 10.5 137 1 0
87 Dave Casper 32 te 3 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 79 11.3 0 17 2.3 26.3 79 0 0
4 Florian Kempf 27 K 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.4 7 0 0
Team Total 25.9 16 502 1998 16 80 4.0 124.9 31.4 260 3286 12.6 16 66 16.3 205.4 5284 32 26
Opp Total 16 576 2787 23 4.8 174.2 36.0 252 2845 11.3 26 15.8 177.8 5632 49 34

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
85 Carl Roaches 30 KR/PR 16 0 20 159 0 23 8.0 34 641 1 97 18.9 800
24 Steve Brown 23 LCB 16 10 31 795 1 93 25.6 795
86 Herkie Walls 22 wr 16 3 9 110 0 25 12.2 430
88 Chris Dressel 22 TE 16 14 4 40 0 13 10.0 359
30 Larry Moriarty 25 FB 16 7 2 25 0 16 12.5 378
50 Daryl Hunt 27 lb 16 3 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
89 Mike McCloskey 22 te 16 7 1 11 0 11 11.0 148
20 Willie Tullis 25 RCB 16 16 1 16 0 16 16.0 16
53 Avon Riley 25 LOLB 16 16 0 26 0 26 26
Team Total 25.9 16 20 159 0 23 8.0 83 1676 2 97 20.2 7119
Opp Total 16 47 354 0 7.5 61 1280 0 21.0

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
6 John James 34 P 16 0 79 3136 53 1 39.7
4 Florian Kempf 27 K 16 0 1 1 4 4 8 7 6 4 2 1 21 17 81.0%% 34 33 97.1%%
Team Total 25.9 16 1 1 4 4 8 7 6 4 2 1 21 17 81.0%% 34 33 97.1%% 79 3136 53 1 39.7
Opp Total 16 36 29 80.6%% 53 49 92.5%% 65 2568 39.5

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
14 Gifford Nielsen 29 QB 7 7 0 6 1 0 0
10 Oliver Luck 23 qb 7 6 0 5 1 0 0
75 Jesse Baker 26 RDE 16 16 5.5
52 Robert Brazile 30 ROLB 16 16 2.5 0 0 3 0 0
25 Keith Bostic 22 SS 16 12 3.0 2 0 0 0 0
20 Willie Tullis 25 RCB 16 16 5 65 0 44 0
53 Avon Riley 25 LOLB 16 16 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 0
70 Malcolm Taylor 23 de 16 3 4.5
34 Earl Campbell* 28 RB 14 14 0 4 0 0 0
8 Archie Manning 34 qb 3 3 0 2 2 0 0
85 Carl Roaches 30 KR/PR 16 0 0 3 1 0 0
78 Jerome Foster 23 de 16 1 3.5
54 Gregg Bingham 32 LILB 16 16 1 4 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 0
24 Steve Brown 23 LCB 16 10 1 16 0 16 0 0 2 0 0 0
90 Bob Hamm 24 LDE 16 12 3.0
36 Carter Hartwig 27 FS 16 16 1.0 0 0 2 0 0
37 Mike Reinfeldt 30 db 4 4 1 19 0 19 0 0 0 2 0 0
67 Mike Stensrud 27 nt 16 6 2.0 0 0 1 0 0
72 Brian Sochia 22 NT 12 10 2.5
56 Robert Abraham 23 RILB 14 13 1.0 1 0 0 0 0
22 Bill Kay 23 lcb 16 6 2 31 0 27 0
30 Larry Moriarty 25 FB 16 7 0 1 1 0 0
58 David Carter 30 C 16 16 0 1 0 0 0
87 Dave Casper 32 te 3 2 0 0 1 0 0
40 Donnie Craft 24 rb 15 2 0 0 1 0 0
77 Doug France 30 LT 13 13 0 0 1 0 0
84 Mike Holston 25 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
50 Daryl Hunt 27 lb 16 3 1.0
82 Mike Renfro 28 WR 9 7 0 1 0 0 0
83 Tim Smith 26 WR 16 16 0 1 0 0 0
51 Ted Thompson 30 16 0 1.0
Team Total 25.9 16 31.0 14 135 0 44 0 0 26 23 4 0
Opp Total 16 49 34 19

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
4 Florian Kempf 27 K 16 0 33 17 84
34 Earl Campbell* 28 RB 14 14 12 12 72
83 Tim Smith 26 WR 16 16 6 6 36
88 Chris Dressel 22 TE 16 14 4 4 24
30 Larry Moriarty 25 FB 16 7 3 3 18
82 Mike Renfro 28 WR 9 7 2 2 12
86 Walt Arnold 25 te 13 1 1 1 6
Curtis Brown 29 2 0 1 1 6
24 Steve Brown 23 LCB 16 10 1 1 6
35 Stan Edwards 23 rb 14 1 1 1 6
89 Mike McCloskey 22 te 16 7 1 1 6
85 Carl Roaches 30 KR/PR 16 0 1 1 6
86 Herkie Walls 22 wr 16 3 1 1 6
Team Total 25.9 16 16 16 2 34 33 17 288
Opp Total 16 23 26 3 2 49 29 460

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1983-09-04 GNB L, 38-41 1 47 pass Tim Smith 47 yard pass from Archie Manning (Florian Kempf kick)
2 1983-09-04 GNB L, 38-41 3 7 rush Earl Campbell 7 yard rush (Florian Kempf kick)
3 1983-09-04 GNB L, 38-41 4 8 rush Earl Campbell 8 yard rush (Florian Kempf kick)
4 1983-09-04 GNB L, 38-41 4 1 rush Earl Campbell 1 yard rush (Florian Kempf kick)
5 1983-09-04 GNB L, 38-41 4 2 rush Larry Moriarty 2 yard rush (Florian Kempf kick)
6 1983-09-18 PIT L, 28-40 1 97 kickoff Carl Roaches 97 yard kickoff return (Florian Kempf kick)
7 1983-09-18 PIT L, 28-40 4 1 rush Larry Moriarty 1 yard rush (Florian Kempf kick)
8 1983-09-18 PIT L, 28-40 4 1 rush Earl Campbell 1 yard rush (Florian Kempf kick)
9 1983-09-18 PIT L, 28-40 4 28 pass Herkie Walls 28 yard pass from Archie Manning (Florian Kempf kick)
10 1983-09-25 @ BUF L, 13-30 3 1 rush Earl Campbell 1 yard rush (Florian Kempf kick)
11 1983-10-02 @ PIT L, 10-17 3 1 rush Earl Campbell 1 yard rush (Florian Kempf kick)
12 1983-10-09 DEN L, 14-26 2 40 pass Tim Smith 40 yard pass from Gifford Nielsen (Florian Kempf kick)
13 1983-10-09 DEN L, 14-26 2 1 rush Earl Campbell 1 yard rush (Florian Kempf kick)
14 1983-10-16 @ MIN L, 14-34 1 13 rush Earl Campbell 13 yard rush (Florian Kempf kick)
15 1983-10-16 @ MIN L, 14-34 3 35 pass Chris Dressel 35 yard pass from Gifford Nielsen (Florian Kempf kick)
16 1983-10-23 KAN L, 10-13 1 3 pass Stan Edwards 3 yard pass from Gifford Nielsen (Florian Kempf kick)
17 1983-10-30 @ CLE L, 19-25 1 19 pass Mike Renfro 19 yard pass from Gifford Nielsen (Florian Kempf kick)
18 1983-10-30 @ CLE L, 19-25 3 38 pass Mike Renfro 38 yard pass from Gifford Nielsen
19 1983-11-06 CIN L, 14-55 4 21 pass Tim Smith 21 yard pass from Oliver Luck (Florian Kempf kick)
20 1983-11-06 CIN L, 14-55 4 1 rush Curtis Brown 1 yard rush (Florian Kempf kick)
21 1983-11-13 DET W, 27-17 2 13 pass Mike McCloskey 13 yard pass from Oliver Luck (Florian Kempf kick)
22 1983-11-13 DET W, 27-17 3 13 pass Chris Dressel 13 yard pass from Oliver Luck (Florian Kempf kick)
23 1983-11-13 DET W, 27-17 3 4 rush Larry Moriarty 4 yard rush (Florian Kempf kick)
24 1983-11-20 @ CIN L, 10-38 4 14 pass Walt Arnold 14 yard pass from Oliver Luck (Florian Kempf kick)
25 1983-11-27 @ TAM L, 24-33 3 1 rush Earl Campbell 1 yard rush (Florian Kempf kick)
26 1983-11-27 @ TAM L, 24-33 4 2 rush Earl Campbell 2 yard rush (Florian Kempf kick)
27 1983-11-27 @ TAM L, 24-33 4 7 pass Chris Dressel 7 yard pass from Oliver Luck (Florian Kempf kick)
28 1983-12-04 MIA L, 17-24 1 5 pass Tim Smith 5 yard pass from Oliver Luck (Florian Kempf kick)
29 1983-12-04 MIA L, 17-24 2 1 rush Earl Campbell 1 yard rush (Florian Kempf kick)
30 1983-12-11 CLE W, 34-27 1 24 pass Tim Smith 24 yard pass from Steve Bryant (Florian Kempf kick)
31 1983-12-11 CLE W, 34-27 2 2 rush Earl Campbell 2 yard rush (Florian Kempf kick)
32 1983-12-11 CLE W, 34-27 2 93 kickoff Steve Brown 93 yard kickoff return (Florian Kempf kick)
33 1983-12-11 CLE W, 34-27 4 43 pass Tim Smith 43 yard pass from Oliver Luck (Florian Kempf kick)
34 1983-12-18 @ BAL L, 10-20 4 7 pass Chris Dressel 7 yard pass from Oliver Luck (Florian Kempf kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1983-09-04 GNB W, 41-38 1 25 pass Paul Coffman 25 yard pass from Lynn Dickey (Jan Stenerud kick)
2 1983-09-04 GNB W, 41-38 2 5 pass John Jefferson 5 yard pass from Lynn Dickey (Jan Stenerud kick)
3 1983-09-04 GNB W, 41-38 2 13 pass John Jefferson 13 yard pass from Lynn Dickey (Jan Stenerud kick)
4 1983-09-04 GNB W, 41-38 2 11 pass Gerry Ellis 11 yard pass from Lynn Dickey (Jan Stenerud kick)
5 1983-09-04 GNB W, 41-38 4 74 pass James Lofton 74 yard pass from Lynn Dickey (Jan Stenerud kick)
6 1983-09-11 @ RAI W, 20-6 1 2 rush Kenny King 2 yard rush
7 1983-09-11 @ RAI W, 20-6 2 10 rush Greg Pruitt 10 yard rush (Chris Bahr kick)
8 1983-09-11 @ RAI W, 20-6 4 2 pass Todd Christensen 2 yard pass from Jim Plunkett (Chris Bahr kick)
9 1983-09-18 PIT W, 40-28 3 6 rush Franco Harris 6 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
10 1983-09-18 PIT W, 40-28 3 30 pass Walter Abercrombie 30 yard pass from Cliff Stoudt (Gary Anderson kick)
11 1983-09-18 PIT W, 40-28 4 14 interception Bryan Hinkle 14 yard interception return (Gary Anderson kick)
12 1983-09-18 PIT W, 40-28 4 50 rush Walter Abercrombie 50 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
13 1983-09-25 @ BUF W, 30-13 1 1 rush Joe Cribbs 1 yard rush (Joe Danelo kick)
14 1983-09-25 @ BUF W, 30-13 2 7 pass Jerry Butler 7 yard pass from Joe Ferguson
15 1983-09-25 @ BUF W, 30-13 4 19 pass Frank Lewis 19 yard pass from Joe Ferguson (Joe Danelo kick)
16 1983-09-25 @ BUF W, 30-13 4 87 fumble David Kilson 87 yard fumble return (Joe Danelo kick)
17 1983-10-02 @ PIT W, 17-10 2 1 rush Frank Pollard 1 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
18 1983-10-02 @ PIT W, 17-10 4 51 pass Walter Abercrombie 51 yard pass from Cliff Stoudt (Gary Anderson kick)
19 1983-10-09 DEN W, 26-14 1 7 pass Ron Egloff 7 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Rich Karlis kick)
20 1983-10-09 DEN W, 26-14 2 24 pass Steve Watson 24 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Rich Karlis kick)
21 1983-10-16 @ MIN W, 34-14 1 50 fumble Charlie Johnson 50 yard fumble return (Benny Ricardo kick)
22 1983-10-16 @ MIN W, 34-14 1 23 pass Steve Jordan 23 yard pass from Steve Dils (Benny Ricardo kick)
23 1983-10-16 @ MIN W, 34-14 4 4 rush Ted Brown 4 yard rush (Benny Ricardo kick)
24 1983-10-16 @ MIN W, 34-14 4 7 rush Ted Brown 7 yard rush (Benny Ricardo kick)
25 1983-10-23 KAN W, 13-10 2 4 pass Willie Scott 4 yard pass from Bill Kenney (Nick Lowery kick)
26 1983-10-30 @ CLE W, 25-19 2 14 pass Doug Dieken 14 yard pass from Paul McDonald (Matt Bahr kick)
27 1983-10-30 @ CLE W, 25-19 5 20 rush Boyce Green 20 yard rush
28 1983-11-06 CIN W, 55-14 1 5 rush Pete Johnson 5 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
29 1983-11-06 CIN W, 55-14 1 14 pass Cris Collinsworth 14 yard pass from Ken Anderson (Jim Breech kick)
30 1983-11-06 CIN W, 55-14 1 1 rush Pete Johnson 1 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
31 1983-11-06 CIN W, 55-14 2 1 rush Pete Johnson 1 yard rush (Ross Browner pass from Steve Kreider)
32 1983-11-06 CIN W, 55-14 3 1 rush Stanley Wilson 1 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
33 1983-11-06 CIN W, 55-14 3 59 fumble Reggie Williams 59 yard fumble return (Jim Breech kick)
34 1983-11-06 CIN W, 55-14 4 3 rush Larry Kinnebrew 3 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
35 1983-11-13 DET L, 17-27 2 1 rush Billy Sims 1 yard rush (Eddie Murray kick)
36 1983-11-13 DET L, 17-27 3 3 pass James Jones 3 yard pass from Gary Danielson (Eddie Murray kick)
37 1983-11-20 @ CIN W, 38-10 1 16 pass Dan Ross 16 yard pass from Ken Anderson (Jim Breech kick)
38 1983-11-20 @ CIN W, 38-10 1 45 pass Cris Collinsworth 45 yard pass from Ken Anderson (Jim Breech kick)
39 1983-11-20 @ CIN W, 38-10 2 12 rush Pete Johnson 12 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
40 1983-11-20 @ CIN W, 38-10 2 10 rush Pete Johnson 10 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
41 1983-11-20 @ CIN W, 38-10 2 1 pass Dan Ross 1 yard pass from Ken Anderson (Jim Breech kick)
42 1983-11-27 @ TAM W, 33-24 2 6 pass Adger Armstrong 6 yard pass from Jack Thompson
43 1983-11-27 @ TAM W, 33-24 2 25 pass Kevin House 25 yard pass from Jack Thompson (run failed)
44 1983-11-27 @ TAM W, 33-24 3 41 pass Kevin House 41 yard pass from Jack Thompson (Bill Capece kick)
45 1983-11-27 @ TAM W, 33-24 3 4 rush James Owens 4 yard rush (Bill Capece kick)
46 1983-11-27 @ TAM W, 33-24 4 3 pass Jim Obradovich 3 yard pass from Jack Thompson (Bill Capece kick)
47 1983-12-04 MIA W, 24-17 2 1 rush Andra Franklin 1 yard rush (Uwe von Schamann kick)
48 1983-12-04 MIA W, 24-17 4 28 pass Nat Moore 28 yard pass from Dan Marino (Uwe von Schamann kick)
49 1983-12-04 MIA W, 24-17 4 5 rush Tony Nathan 5 yard rush (Uwe von Schamann kick)
50 1983-12-11 CLE L, 27-34 2 2 rush Mike Pruitt 2 yard rush (Matt Bahr kick)
51 1983-12-11 CLE L, 27-34 3 1 rush Mike Pruitt 1 yard rush (Matt Bahr kick)
52 1983-12-11 CLE L, 27-34 3 4 rush Mike Pruitt 4 yard rush (Matt Bahr kick)
53 1983-12-18 @ BAL W, 20-10 2 71 interception Kim Anderson 71 yard interception return (Raul Allegre kick)
54 1983-12-18 @ BAL W, 20-10 4 12 pass Pat Beach 12 yard pass from Mike Pagel (Raul Allegre kick)