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1983 Seattle Seahawks

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9-7-0, AFC West Division  · 1983 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.5, Offense: 3.4, Defense: -2.0, SoS: 1.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 403 points (25.2/g), 6th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 397 points (24.8/g), 24th.
 Differential of 6 points (0.4/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 8.1-7.9.

Coach: Chuck Knox (9-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ray Prochaska
 Defensive Coordinator: Tom Catlin

Stadium: Seattle Kingdome
 Training Camp: Eastern Washington University (Cheney, Washington)

Team Info

Principal Owner Lloyd Nordstrom
President/General Manager Mike McCormack
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 403 5092 1042 4.9 38 20 16 300 251 449 2973 25 18 6.0 153 546 2119 19 3.9 131
Team Defense 397 6029 1075 5.6 54 28 28 351 311 521 3831 33 26 6.8 195 511 2198 14 4.3 128
Lg Rank Offense 6 19 11 20 19 22 21 12 5 14 7 14 5 20
Lg Rank Defense 24 27 2 1 27 21 26 28 7 28 16 19 12 20

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 L 0-1 @ Kansas City Chiefs 13 17 13 308 198 110 2 18 365 245 120 1
2 Sun September 11 boxscore W 1-1 @ New York Jets 17 10 19 272 76 196 3 16 379 205 174 7
3 Sun September 18 boxscore W 2-1 San Diego Chargers 34 31 24 368 162 206 3 23 431 332 99 3
4 Sun September 25 boxscore L 2-2 Washington Redskins 17 27 20 308 234 74 2 17 293 162 131
5 Sun October 2 boxscore W 3-2 @ Cleveland Browns 24 9 15 259 122 137 1 22 405 280 125 4
6 Sun October 9 boxscore L 3-3 @ San Diego Chargers 21 28 20 398 288 110 2 27 412 318 94 5
7 Sun October 16 boxscore W 4-3 Los Angeles Raiders 38 36 13 153 2 151 1 24 382 199 183 8
8 Sun October 23 boxscore L 4-4 Pittsburgh Steelers 21 27 14 254 197 57 4 26 340 158 182 2
9 Sun October 30 boxscore W 5-4 @ Los Angeles Raiders 34 21 20 352 169 183 1 22 380 255 125 5
10 Sun November 6 boxscore W 6-4 Denver Broncos 27 19 18 399 216 183 1 23 357 222 135 3
11 Sun November 13 boxscore L 6-5 @ St. Louis Cardinals 28 33 15 249 165 84 2 22 408 231 177 2
12 Sun November 20 boxscore L 6-6 @ Denver Broncos 27 38 29 474 380 94 8 17 329 145 184 2
13 Sun November 27 boxscore W OT 7-6 Kansas City Chiefs 51 48 33 531 251 280 3 26 431 304 127 2
14 Sun December 4 boxscore L 7-7 Dallas Cowboys 10 35 14 216 188 28 4 25 418 286 132 2
15 Sun December 11 boxscore W 8-7 @ New York Giants 17 12 12 183 127 56 1 24 440 342 98 5
16 Sun December 18 boxscore W 9-7 New England Patriots 24 6 21 368 198 170 19 259 147 112 3
Playoffs
WildCard Sat December 24 boxscore W 10-7 Denver Broncos 31 7 17 324 179 145 21 360 235 125 3
Division Sat December 31 boxscore W 11-7 @ Miami Dolphins 27 20 21 334 183 151 1 21 321 193 128 5
ConfChamp Sun January 8 boxscore L 11-8 @ Los Angeles Raiders 14 30 16 167 102 65 5 21 401 196 205 4

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
17 Dave Krieg 25 QB 9 8 5-3-0 147 243 60.5 2139 18 7.4 11 4.5 50 8.8 8.2 14.6 237.7 95.0 38 279 6.62 6.14 13.5 2 2
10 Jim Zorn 30 qb 16 8 4-4-0 103 205 50.2 1166 7 3.4 7 3.4 43 5.7 4.8 11.3 72.9 64.8 9 64 5.15 4.33 4.2
80 Steve Largent 29 WR 15 14 1 1 100.0 11 0 0.0 0 0.0 11 11.0 11.0 11.0 0.7 112.5 0 0 11.00 11.00 0.0
Team Total 25.8 16 9-7-0 251 449 55.9 3316 25 5.6 18 4.0 50 7.4 6.7 13.2 207.3 81.3 47 343 5.99 5.37 9.5 2 2
Opp Total 16 311 521 59.7 4182 33 6.3 26 5.0 8.0 7.05 13.4 261.4 85.6 43 351 6.8 5.9 7.6

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
28 Curt Warner* 22 RB 16 16 335 1449 13 60 4.3 90.6 20.9 42 325 7.7 1 28 2.6 20.3 1774 14 6
46 David Hughes 24 fb 16 6 83 313 1 26 3.8 19.6 5.2 10 100 10.0 1 33 0.6 6.3 413 2 2
33 Dan Doornink 27 16 0 40 99 2 9 2.5 6.2 2.5 24 328 13.7 2 47 1.5 20.5 427 4 1
10 Jim Zorn 30 qb 16 8 30 71 1 18 2.4 4.4 1.9 71 1 4
32 Cullen Bryant 32 rb 10 3 27 87 0 9 3.2 8.7 2.7 3 8 2.7 0 3 0.3 0.8 95 0 0
17 Dave Krieg 25 QB 9 8 16 55 2 10 3.4 6.1 1.8 1 11 11.0 0 11 0.1 1.2 66 2 10
30 Theotis Brown 26 3 0 6 14 0 6 2.3 4.7 2.0 14 0 1
31 Zachary Dixon 27 KR 13 0 4 18 0 6 4.5 1.4 0.3 18 0 1
37 Eric Lane 24 16 0 3 1 0 7 0.3 0.1 0.2 2 9 4.5 0 7 0.1 0.6 10 0 2
85 Paul Johns 25 PR/WR 11 9 2 12 0 26 6.0 1.1 0.2 34 486 14.3 4 30 3.1 44.2 498 4 1
80 Steve Largent 29 WR 15 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 72 1074 14.9 11 46 4.8 71.6 1074 11 3
87 Charle Young 32 TE 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 36 529 14.7 2 47 2.3 33.1 529 2 1
89 Byron Walker 23 wr 16 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 248 20.7 2 50 0.8 15.5 248 2 0
29 Harold Jackson 37 wr 15 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 126 15.8 1 29 0.5 8.4 126 1 1
88 Pete Metzelaars 23 TE 16 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 72 10.3 1 17 0.4 4.5 72 1 0
Team Total 25.8 16 546 2119 19 60 3.9 132.4 34.1 251 3316 13.2 25 50 15.7 207.3 5435 44 36
Opp Total 16 511 2198 14 4.3 137.4 31.9 311 3831 12.3 33 19.4 239.4 6029 47 44

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
31 Zachary Dixon 27 KR 13 0 49 1148 1 94 23.4 1166
85 Paul Johns 25 PR/WR 11 9 28 316 1 75 11.3 814
46 David Hughes 24 fb 16 6 12 282 0 35 23.5 695
37 Eric Lane 24 16 0 4 58 0 18 14.5 68
27 Gregg Johnson 25 16 0 3 17 0 10 5.7 17
48 Ken McAlister 23 2 0 3 59 0 22 19.7 59
44 John Harris 27 FS 16 16 2 27 0 14 13.5 27
86 Mike Tice 24 te 15 1 2 28 0 19 14.0 28
45 Kenny Easley*+ 24 SS 16 15 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
88 Pete Metzelaars 23 TE 16 7 1 0 0 0 0.0 72
Team Total 25.8 16 34 366 1 75 10.8 71 1575 1 94 22.2 7376
Opp Total 16 36 185 0 5.1 59 952 0 16.1

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
8 Jeff West 30 P 16 0 79 3118 56 0 39.5
9 Norm Johnson 23 K 16 0 1 1 4 4 7 4 10 8 3 1 25 18 72.0% 50 49 98.0%
Team Total 25.8 16 1 1 4 4 7 4 10 8 3 1 25 18 72.0% 50 49 98.0% 79 3118 56 0 39.5
Opp Total 16 26 20 76.9% 48 43 89.6% 68 2754 40.5

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
72 Joe Nash 23 NT 16 8 3.0 43 0
79 Jacob Green 26 LDE 16 16 16.0 1 73 1 73 0 0 0 2 0 0
45 Kenny Easley*+ 24 SS 16 15 3.0 7 106 0 48 0 0 0 3 29 0
17 Dave Krieg 25 QB 9 8 0 10 2 0 0
22 Dave Brown 30 RCB 16 16 6 83 0 37 0 0 1 3 0 0
77 Jeff Bryant 23 RDE 16 16 8.0 0 0 1 0 0
42 Keith Simpson 27 lcb 14 6 1.0 4 39 0 14 0 0 1 2 0 0
28 Curt Warner* 22 RB 16 16 0 6 2 0 0
57 Shelton Robinson 23 LILB 16 15 1.5 1 18 0 18 0 0 0 4 21 2
56 Greg Gaines 25 rolb 16 6 1.0 0 0 4 0 0
44 John Harris 27 FS 16 16 2 15 0 10 0 0 0 3 62 0
55 Michael Jackson 26 ROLB 11 9 3.0 0 0 1 0 0
21 Paul Moyer 22 db 16 1 1 19 1 19 0 0 0 3 0 0
10 Jim Zorn 30 qb 16 8 0 4 0 0 0
58 Bruce Scholtz 25 LOLB 16 16 1.5 1 8 0 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
35 Don Dufek 29 14 0 2.0 0 0 1 0 0
85 Paul Johns 25 PR/WR 11 9 0 1 2 0 0
37 Eric Lane 24 16 0 0 2 1 0 0
80 Steve Largent 29 WR 15 14 0 3 0 0 0
63 Mark Hicks 23 lb 10 1 2.5
74 Manu Tuiasosopo 26 nt 16 8 0.5 0 0 2 6 0
30 Theotis Brown 26 3 0 0 1 1 0 0
31 Zachary Dixon 27 KR 13 0 0 1 1 0 0
33 Dan Doornink 27 16 0 0 1 1 0 0
46 David Hughes 24 fb 16 6 0 2 0 0 0
27 Gregg Johnson 25 16 0 0 1 1 0 0
87 Charle Young 32 TE 16 16 0 1 1 0 0
53 Keith Butler 27 RILB 16 16 1 0 0 0 0
64 Ron Essink 25 LT 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
29 Harold Jackson 37 wr 15 6 0 1 0 0 0
26 Kerry Justin 28 LCB 16 10 1 2 0 2 0
51 Sam Merriman 22 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
61 Robert Pratt 32 RG 15 15 0 0 1 0 0
86 Mike Tice 24 te 15 1 0 0 1 0 0
54 Eugene Williams 23 4 0 1 0 0 0 0
Team Total 25.8 16 43.0 26 363 2 73 0 0 36 46 118 2 43 0
Opp Total 16 47 44 16 3

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
9 Norm Johnson 23 K 16 0 49 18 103
28 Curt Warner* 22 RB 16 16 13 1 14 84
80 Steve Largent 29 WR 15 14 11 11 66
85 Paul Johns 25 PR/WR 11 9 4 1 5 30
33 Dan Doornink 27 16 0 2 2 4 24
46 David Hughes 24 fb 16 6 1 1 2 12
17 Dave Krieg 25 QB 9 8 2 2 12
57 Shelton Robinson 23 LILB 16 15 2 2 12
89 Byron Walker 23 wr 16 2 2 2 12
87 Charle Young 32 TE 16 16 2 2 12
31 Zachary Dixon 27 KR 13 0 1 1 6
79 Jacob Green 26 LDE 16 16 1 1 6
29 Harold Jackson 37 wr 15 6 1 1 6
88 Pete Metzelaars 23 TE 16 7 1 1 6
21 Paul Moyer 22 db 16 1 1 1 6
10 Jim Zorn 30 qb 16 8 1 1 6
Team Total 25.8 16 19 25 1 1 2 2 50 49 18 403
Opp Total 16 14 33 1 43 20 3 397