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1983 Washington Redskins

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14-2-0, Finished 1st in NFC East Division  · 1983 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 13.9, Offense: 11.7, Defense: 2.2, SoS: 0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 541 points (33.8/g), 1st of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 332 points (20.8/g), 11th.
 Differential of 209 points (13.1/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 12.2-3.8.

Coach: Joe Gibbs (14-2-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Richie Petitbon

Stadium: Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
 Training Camp: Dickinson College (Carlisle, Pennsylvania)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Joe Theismann*+ 34 9 16 276 for 459, 3,714 yards, 29 td, 11 int, & 37 rushes for 234 yards and 1 td Miami Dolphins / 4th / 99th pick / 1971
RB John Riggins+ 34 12 15 375 rushes for 1,347 yards, 24 td, & 5 catches for 29 yards and 0 td New York Jets / 1st / 6th pick / 1971
WR Charlie Brown* 25 1 13 78 catches for 1,225 yards, 8 td, & 4 rushes for 53 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 8th / 201st pick / 1981
WR Art Monk 26 3 11 47 catches for 746 yards, 5 td, & 3 rushes for -19 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 18th pick / 1980
TE Rick Walker 28 6 16 17 catches for 168 yards, 2 td, & 2 rushes for 10 yards and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 85th pick / 1977
TE Don Warren 27 4 13 20 catches for 225 yards, 2 td Washington Redskins / 4th / 103rd pick / 1979
LT Joe Jacoby*+ 24 2 16
LG Russ Grimm*+ 24 2 16 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 69th pick / 1981
C Jeff Bostic* 25 3 16 3 fumbles recovered
RG Mark May 24 2 15 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 1st / 20th pick / 1981
RT George Starke 35 10 16 Washington Redskins / 11th / 272nd pick / 1971
 Defensive Starters
LDE Todd Liebenstein 23 1 15 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 4th / 99th pick / 1982
LDT Dave Butz*+ 33 10 16 11.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1973
RDT Darryl Grant 24 2 16 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 9th / 231st pick / 1981
RDE Dexter Manley 25 2 16 11.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 5th / 119th pick / 1981
LLB Mel Kaufman 25 2 16 1.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
MLB Neal Olkewicz 26 4 16 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered
RLB Rich Milot 26 4 16 1.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 7th / 182nd pick / 1979
LCB Darrell Green 23 Rook 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 1st / 28th pick / 1983
RCB Vernon Dean 24 1 13 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 2nd / 49th pick / 1982
SS Curtis Jordan 29 7 11 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 158th pick / 1976
FS Mark Murphy*+ 28 6 15 1.0 sacks, 9 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Mark Moseley 35 13 0 33 of 47 field goals & 62 of 63 extra points Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 346th pick / 1970
P Jeff Hayes 24 1 0 72 punts for a 38.8 average, 0 blocked
PR Mike Nelms+ 28 3 0 38 punt returns for a 7.6 average and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 7th / 170th pick / 1977
KR Mike Nelms+ 28 3 0 35 kick returns for a 22.9 average and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 7th / 170th pick / 1977

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
58 Stuart Anderson 24 16 0 238 6-1 Virginia 12/25/1959 1 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 104th pick / 1982
53 Jeff Bostic* 25 C 16 16 268 6-2 Clemson 9/18/1958 3 11
69 Perry Brooks 29 16 0 264 6-3 Southern 12/4/1954 5 1 New England Patriots / 7th / 202nd pick / 1976
87 Charlie Brown* 25 WR 15 13 182 5-10 South Carolina St. 10/29/1958 1 15 Washington Redskins / 8th / 201st pick / 1981
65 Dave Butz*+ 33 LDT 16 16 291 6-7 Purdue 6/23/1950 10 15 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1973
41 Brian Carpenter 23 15 0 167 5-10 Michigan 11/27/1960 1 1 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 101st pick / 1982
48 Ken Coffey 23 db 13 5 193 6-0 Texas St. 7/11/1960 Rook 3 Washington Redskins / 9th / 226th pick / 1982
51 Monte Coleman 26 10 0 242 6-2 Central Arkansas 11/4/1957 4 1 Washington Redskins / 11th / 289th pick / 1979
54 Pete Cronan 28 16 0 238 6-2 Boston Col. 1/13/1955 6 1 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 51st pick / 1977
32 Vernon Dean 24 RCB 16 13 178 5-11 U.S. International,San Diego St. 5/5/1959 1 6 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 49th pick / 1982
86 Clint Didier 24 te 16 2 240 6-5 Portland St. 4/4/1959 1 2 Washington Redskins / 12th / 314th pick / 1981
26 Reggie Evans 24 15 0 201 5-11 Richmond 1/5/1959 Rook 0
89 Alvin Garrett 27 wr 15 6 178 5-7 Angelo State (TX) 10/1/1956 3 4 San Diego Chargers / 9th / 237th pick / 1979
30 Nick Giaquinto 28 16 0 205 5-11 Bridgeport,Connecticut 4/4/1955 3 5
77 Darryl Grant 24 RDT 16 16 269 6-1 Rice 11/22/1959 2 7 Washington Redskins / 9th / 231st pick / 1981
28 Darrell Green 23 LCB 16 16 184 5-9 Texas A&M-Kingsville 2/15/1960 Rook 6 Washington Redskins / 1st / 28th pick / 1983
68 Russ Grimm*+ 24 LG 16 16 273 6-3 Pittsburgh 5/2/1959 2 17 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 69th pick / 1981
5 Jeff Hayes 24 P 16 0 175 5-11 North Carolina 8/19/1959 1 2
8 Bob Holly 23 5 0 197 6-2 Princeton 6/1/1960 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 11th / 291st pick / 1982
61 Ken Huff 30 g 12 1 260 6-4 North Carolina 2/21/1953 8 2 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 3rd pick / 1975
66 Joe Jacoby*+ 24 LT 16 16 305 6-7 Louisville 7/6/1959 2 17
22 Curtis Jordan 29 SS 15 11 200 6-2 Texas Tech 1/25/1954 7 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 158th pick / 1976
55 Mel Kaufman 25 LLB 16 16 221 6-2 Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 2/24/1958 2 8
67 Bruce Kimball 24 16 0 260 6-2 Massachusetts 8/19/1959 1 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 192nd pick / 1979
50 Larry Kubin 24 12 0 234 6-2 Penn St. 2/26/1959 1 1 Washington Redskins / 6th / 148th pick / 1981
79 Todd Liebenstein 23 LDE 15 15 253 6-6 UNLV 1/9/1960 1 7 Washington Redskins / 4th / 99th pick / 1982
56 Quentin Lowry 26 3 0 232 6-2 Youngstown St. 11/11/1957 2 0 Dallas Cowboys / 12th / 329th pick / 1979
72 Dexter Manley 25 RDE 16 16 253 6-3 Oklahoma St. 2/2/1958 2 7 Washington Redskins / 5th / 119th pick / 1981
71 Charles Mann 22 de 16 1 268 6-6 Nevada 4/12/1961 Rook 2 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 84th pick / 1983
73 Mark May 24 RG 15 15 295 6-6 Pittsburgh 11/2/1959 2 8 Washington Redskins / 1st / 20th pick / 1981
78 Tony McGee 34 16 0 250 6-4 Wyoming,Bishop 1/18/1949 12 2 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 64th pick / 1971
83 Mark McGrath 26 2 0 175 5-11 Montana St. 12/17/1957 2 0
57 Rich Milot 26 RLB 16 16 234 6-4 Penn St. 5/28/1957 4 7 Washington Redskins / 7th / 182nd pick / 1979
81 Art Monk 26 WR 12 11 210 6-3 Syracuse 12/5/1957 3 9 Washington Redskins / 1st / 18th pick / 1980
3 Mark Moseley 35 K 16 0 202 5-11 Texas A&M,S.F. Austin 3/12/1948 13 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 346th pick / 1970
29 Mark Murphy*+ 28 FS 15 15 210 6-4 Colgate 7/13/1955 6 12
21 Mike Nelms+ 28 KR 12 0 188 6-1 Sam Houston St.,Baylor 4/8/1955 3 0 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 170th pick / 1977
52 Neal Olkewicz 26 MLB 16 16 230 6-0 Maryland 1/30/1957 4 7
44 John Riggins+ 34 RB 15 15 230 6-2 Kansas 8/4/1949 12 11 New York Jets / 1st / 6th pick / 1971
82 John Sawyer 30 7 0 230 6-2 Southern Miss 7/26/1953 8 0 Houston Oilers / 11th / 271st pick / 1975
80 Virgil Seay 25 wr 14 3 175 5-8 Troy 1/1/1958 2 1 Denver Broncos / 10th / 270th pick / 1980
60 Roy Simmons 27 10 0 264 6-3 Georgia Tech 11/8/1956 4 1 New York Giants / 8th / 201st pick / 1979
74 George Starke 35 RT 16 16 260 6-5 Columbia 7/18/1948 10 9 Washington Redskins / 11th / 272nd pick / 1971
83 Dave Stief 27 3 0 195 6-3 Portland St. 1/29/1956 5 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 181st pick / 1978
7 Joe Theismann*+ 34 QB 16 16 192 6-0 Notre Dame 9/9/1949 9 18 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 99th pick / 1971
88 Rick Walker 28 TE 16 16 235 6-4 UCLA 5/28/1955 6 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 85th pick / 1977
85 Don Warren 27 TE 13 13 242 6-4 San Diego St. 5/5/1956 4 3 Washington Redskins / 4th / 103rd pick / 1979
24 Anthony Washington 25 db 16 3 204 6-1 California,Fresno St. 2/4/1958 2 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 44th pick / 1981
25 Joe Washington 30 rb 15 1 179 5-10 Oklahoma 9/24/1953 6 12 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 4th pick / 1976
47 Greg Williams 24 16 1 185 5-11 Mississippi St. 8/1/1959 1 2
84 Mike Williams 24 7 0 249 6-4 Alabama A&M 8/27/1959 1 0 Washington Redskins / 5th / 133rd pick / 1982
39 Otis Wonsley 26 16 0 214 5-10 Alcorn St. 8/13/1957 2 1 New York Giants / 9th / 229th pick / 1980
Team Total 26.6 16 225.3 6-1.7 3.7