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1983 Los Angeles Raiders

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12-4-0, Finished 1st in AFC West Division  · 1983 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.8, Offense: 5.1, Defense: 1.7, SoS: 0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 442 points (27.6/g), 3rd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 338 points (21.1/g), 13th.
 Differential of 104 points (6.5/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 10.5-5.5.

Coach: Tom Flores (12-4-0)

Stadium: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
 Training Camp: El Rancho Tropicana (Santa Rosa, California)


Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jim Plunkett 36 12 13 230 for 379, 2,935 yards, 20 td, 18 int, & 26 rushes for 78 yards and 0 td New England Patriots / 1st / 1st pick / 1971
RB Marcus Allen 23 1 15 266 rushes for 1,014 yards, 9 td, & 68 catches for 590 yards and 2 td Los Angeles Raiders / 1st / 10th pick / 1982
FB Kenny King 26 4 15 82 rushes for 294 yards, 1 td, & 14 catches for 149 yards and 1 td Houston Oilers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1979
WR Malcolm Barnwell 25 2 16 35 catches for 513 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for 12 yards and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 7th / 173rd pick / 1980
WR Cliff Branch 35 11 12 39 catches for 696 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for 20 yards and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 4th / 98th pick / 1972
TE Todd Christensen*+ 27 4 16 92 catches for 1,247 yards, 12 td Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 56th pick / 1978
LT Bruce Davis 27 4 16 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 11th / 294th pick / 1979
LG Charley Hannah 28 6 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1977
C Dave Dalby 33 11 16 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 4th / 100th pick / 1972
RG Mickey Marvin 28 6 14 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 112th pick / 1977
RT Henry Lawrence* 32 9 16 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 19th pick / 1974
 Defensive Starters
LDE Howie Long* 23 2 16 13.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 48th pick / 1981
NT Reggie Kinlaw 26 4 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 12th / 320th pick / 1979
RDE Lyle Alzado 34 12 15 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 4th / 79th pick / 1971
LOLB Ted Hendricks* 36 14 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1969
LILB Matt Millen 25 3 15 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1980
RILB Bob Nelson 30 7 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1975
ROLB Rod Martin* 29 6 16 6.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 12th / 317th pick / 1977
LCB Lester Hayes* 28 6 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 5th / 126th pick / 1977
RCB Ted Watts 25 2 13 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 1st / 21st pick / 1981
SS Mike Davis 27 5 16 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 35th pick / 1977
FS Vann McElroy* 23 1 16 0.0 sacks, 8 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Raiders / 3rd / 64th pick / 1982
 Special Teams Starters
K Chris Bahr 30 7 0 21 of 27 field goals & 51 of 53 extra points Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 51st pick / 1976
P Ray Guy 34 10 0 78 punts for a 42.8 average, 0 blocked Oakland Raiders / 1st / 23rd pick / 1973
PR Greg Pruitt* 32 10 0 58 punt returns for a 11.5 average and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 30th pick / 1973
KR Greg Pruitt* 32 10 0 31 kick returns for a 19.5 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 30th pick / 1973

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
32 Marcus Allen 23 RB 16 15 210 6-2 USC 3/26/1960 1 13 Los Angeles Raiders / 1st / 10th pick / 1982
77 Lyle Alzado 34 RDE 15 15 255 6-3 Yankton 4/3/1949 12 7 Denver Broncos / 4th / 79th pick / 1971
10 Chris Bahr 30 K 16 0 170 5-10 Penn St. 2/3/1953 7 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 51st pick / 1976
56 Jeff Barnes 28 16 0 223 6-2 California 3/1/1955 6 1 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 139th pick / 1977
80 Malcolm Barnwell 25 WR 16 16 184 5-11 Virginia Union 6/28/1958 2 5 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 173rd pick / 1980
40 Rick Berns 27 16 0 205 6-2 Nebraska 2/5/1956 4 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 80th pick / 1979
47 Don Bessillieu 27 4 0 200 6-1 Georgia Tech 5/4/1956 4 0 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 134th pick / 1979
21 Cliff Branch 35 WR 12 12 170 5-11 Colorado 8/1/1948 11 7 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 98th pick / 1972
54 Darryl Byrd 23 16 0 220 6-1 Illinois 9/3/1960 Rook 1
57 Tony Caldwell 22 16 0 225 6-1 Washington 4/1/1961 Rook 1 Los Angeles Raiders / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1983
46 Todd Christensen*+ 27 TE 16 16 230 6-3 BYU 8/3/1956 4 12 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 56th pick / 1978
50 Dave Dalby 33 C 16 16 247 6-3 UCLA 10/19/1950 11 8 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 100th pick / 1972
79 Bruce Davis 27 LT 16 16 287 6-6 UCLA 6/21/1956 4 8 Oakland Raiders / 11th / 294th pick / 1979
45 James Davis 26 16 0 193 6-0 Southern 6/12/1957 1 1 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 118th pick / 1981
36 Mike Davis 27 SS 16 16 203 6-3 Colorado 4/15/1956 5 6 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 35th pick / 1977
8 Ray Guy 34 P 16 0 195 6-3 Southern Miss 12/22/1949 10 3 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 23rd pick / 1973
73 Charley Hannah 28 LG 16 16 260 6-5 Alabama 7/26/1955 6 8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1977
87 Don Hasselbeck 28 14 0 245 6-7 Colorado 4/1/1955 6 0 New England Patriots / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1977
27 Frank Hawkins 24 rb 16 2 210 5-9 Nevada-Reno 7/3/1959 2 5 Oakland Raiders / 10th / 276th pick / 1981
37 Lester Hayes* 28 LCB 16 16 200 6-0 Texas A&M 1/22/1955 6 12 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 126th pick / 1977
22 Mike Haynes 30 db 5 3 192 6-2 Arizona St. 7/1/1953 7 1 New England Patriots / 1st / 5th pick / 1976
83 Ted Hendricks* 36 LOLB 16 16 220 6-7 Miami (FL) 11/1/1947 14 10 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1969
48 Kenny Hill 25 16 0 194 6-0 Yale 7/25/1958 2 1 Oakland Raiders / 8th / 194th pick / 1980
11 David Humm 31 6 0 188 6-2 Nebraska 4/2/1952 8 0 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 128th pick / 1975
31 Derrick Jensen 27 16 0 221 6-1 Texas-Arlington 4/27/1956 4 0 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 57th pick / 1978
64 Shelby Jordan 31 13 0 260 6-7 Washington (MO) 1/23/1952 8 1 Houston Oilers / 7th / 157th pick / 1973
33 Kenny King 26 FB 15 15 203 5-11 Oklahoma 3/7/1957 4 4 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1979
62 Reggie Kinlaw 26 NT 16 16 245 6-2 Oklahoma 1/9/1957 4 7 Oakland Raiders / 12th / 320th pick / 1979
70 Henry Lawrence* 32 RT 16 16 272 6-4 Florida A&M 9/26/1951 9 11 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 19th pick / 1974
75 Howie Long* 23 LDE 16 16 268 6-5 Villanova 1/6/1960 2 14 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 48th pick / 1981
53 Rod Martin* 29 ROLB 16 16 218 6-2 USC 4/7/1954 6 14 Oakland Raiders / 12th / 317th pick / 1977
65 Mickey Marvin 28 RG 14 14 270 6-4 Tennessee 10/5/1955 6 7 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 112th pick / 1977
26 Vann McElroy* 23 FS 16 16 193 6-2 Baylor 1/13/1960 1 12 Los Angeles Raiders / 3rd / 64th pick / 1982
23 Odis McKinney 26 16 0 187 6-2 Colorado 5/19/1957 5 1 New York Giants / 2nd / 37th pick / 1978
55 Matt Millen 25 LILB 16 15 250 6-2 Penn St. 3/12/1958 3 7 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1980
28 Cleo Montgomery 27 14 0 183 5-8 Abilene Christian 7/1/1956 3 0
72 Don Mosebar 22 14 0 285 6-6 USC 9/11/1961 Rook 1 Los Angeles Raiders / 1st / 26th pick / 1983
82 Calvin Muhammad 25 wr 15 4 190 5-11 Texas Southern 12/10/1958 1 2 Oakland Raiders / 12th / 322nd pick / 1980
76 Ed Muransky 23 16 0 277 6-7 Michigan 1/20/1960 1 1 Los Angeles Raiders / 4th / 91st pick / 1982
51 Bob Nelson 30 RILB 16 16 232 6-4 Nebraska 6/30/1953 7 7 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1975
25 Irvin Phillips 23 5 0 192 6-1 Arkansas Tech 1/23/1960 2 0 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 77th pick / 1981
71 Bill Pickel 24 nt 16 1 265 6-5 Rutgers 11/5/1959 Rook 2 Los Angeles Raiders / 2nd / 54th pick / 1983
16 Jim Plunkett 36 QB 14 13 220 6-3 Stanford 12/5/1947 12 10 New England Patriots / 1st / 1st pick / 1971
34 Greg Pruitt* 32 KR 16 0 190 5-10 Oklahoma 8/18/1951 10 2 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 30th pick / 1973
84 Derrick Ramsey 27 2 0 230 6-4 Kentucky 12/23/1956 5 0 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 136th pick / 1978
74 Archie Reese 27 10 0 267 6-3 Clemson 2/4/1956 5 1 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 127th pick / 1978
68 Johnny Robinson 24 4 0 260 6-2 Louisiana Tech 2/14/1959 2 0 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 111th pick / 1981
52 Jim Romano 24 1 0 260 6-3 Penn St. 9/7/1959 1 0 Los Angeles Raiders / 2nd / 37th pick / 1982
58 Jack Squirek 24 lb 16 1 230 6-4 Illinois 2/16/1959 1 2 Los Angeles Raiders / 2nd / 35th pick / 1982
61 Dave Stalls 28 6 0 250 6-5 Northern Colorado 9/19/1955 6 1 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 191st pick / 1977
66 Steve Sylvester 30 c 9 2 260 6-4 Notre Dame 3/4/1953 8 2 Oakland Raiders / 10th / 259th pick / 1975
93 Greg Townsend 22 16 0 264 6-3 TCU 11/3/1961 Rook 2 Los Angeles Raiders / 4th / 110th pick / 1983
20 Ted Watts 25 RCB 16 13 195 6-0 Texas Tech 5/29/1958 2 5 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 21st pick / 1981
85 Dokie Williams 23 16 0 180 5-11 UCLA 8/25/1960 Rook 2 Los Angeles Raiders / 5th / 138th pick / 1983
38 Chester Willis 25 13 0 195 5-11 Auburn 5/2/1958 2 0 Oakland Raiders / 11th / 304th pick / 1981
6 Marc Wilson 26 qb 10 3 205 6-6 BYU 2/15/1957 3 4 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 15th pick / 1980
Team Total 27.2 16 224.0 6-2.3 4.6