1983 Atlanta Falcons season

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1983 Atlanta Falcons season
Head coach Dan Henning
General manager Tom Braatz
Home field Fulton County Stadium
Results
Record 7–9
Division place 4th NFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1982 1984 >

The 1983 Atlanta Falcons season was the Falcons' 18th season in the National Football League. The team won seven and lost nine.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Position School
1

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1983 Atlanta Falcons staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – George Dostal

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 4, 1983 at Chicago Bears W 20–17
60,165
2 September 11, 1983 New York Giants L 16–13
58,075
3 September 18, 1983 at Detroit Lions W 30–14
54,622
4 September 25, 1983 at San Francisco 49ers L 24–20
57,814
5 October 2, 1983 Philadelphia Eagles L 28–24
50,621
6 October 9, 1983 New Orleans Saints L 19–17
51,654
7 October 16, 1983 at Los Angeles Rams L 27–21
50,404
8 October 23, 1983 at New York Jets W 27–21
46,878
9 October 30, 1983 New England Patriots W 24–13
47,546
10 November 6, 1983 at New Orleans Saints L 27–10
67,062
11 November 14, 1983 Los Angeles Rams L 36–13
31,202
12 November 20, 1983 San Francisco 49ers W 28–24
39,782
13 November 27, 1983 Green Bay Packers W 47–41
35,688
14 December 4, 1983 at Washington Redskins L 37–21
52,074
15 December 10, 1983 at Miami Dolphins L 31–24
56,725
16 December 18, 1983 Buffalo Bills W 31–14
31,015

Standings[edit]

NFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
San Francisco 49ers(2) 10 6 0 .625 4–2 8–4 432 293 W3
Los Angeles Rams(5) 9 7 0 .563 5–1 8–4 361 344 W1
New Orleans Saints 8 8 0 .500 2–4 7–5 319 337 L1
Atlanta Falcons 7 9 0 .438 1–5 4–8 370 389 W1

[1]

Awards and records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 NFL Record and Fact Book (PDF). National Football League. p. 384. Retrieved February 24, 2011.