1983 New England Patriots season

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1983 New England Patriots season
Head coach Ron Meyer
General manager Patrick Sullivan
Owner Billy Sullivan
Home field Sullivan Stadium
Results
Record 8–8
Division place T-2nd AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers P Rich Camarillo
CB Raymond Clayborn
RB Tony Collins
G John Hannah
T Brian Holloway
AP All-Pros G John Hannah (1st team)
P Rich Camarillo (2nd team)
Uniform
AFC-1982-1983-Uniform-NE.PNG
Timeline
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< 1982 1984 >

The New England Patriots finished the National Football League's 1983 season with a record of eight wins and eight losses, and finished tied for second in the AFC East division.

Staff[edit]

New England Patriots 1983 staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 4, 1983 Baltimore Colts L 29–23
45,526
2 September 11, 1983 at Miami Dolphins L 34–24
59,343
3 September 18, 1983 New York Jets W 23–13
43,182
4 September 25, 1983 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 28–23
58,282
5 October 2, 1983 San Francisco 49ers L 33–13
54,293
6 October 9, 1983 at Baltimore Colts L 12–7
35,618
7 October 16, 1983 San Diego Chargers W 37–21
59,016
8 October 23, 1983 at Buffalo Bills W 31–0
60,424
9 October 30, 1983 at Atlanta Falcons L 24–13
47,546
10 November 6, 1983 Buffalo Bills W 21–7
42,604
11 November 13, 1983 Miami Dolphins W 17–6
60,771
12 November 20, 1983 Cleveland Browns L 30–0
40,987
13 November 27, 1983 at New York Jets L 26–3
48,620
14 December 4, 1983 New Orleans Saints W 7–0
24,579
15 December 11, 1983 at Los Angeles Rams W 21–7
46,503
16 December 18, 1983 at Seattle Seahawks L 24–6
59,688

Standings[edit]

AFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Miami Dolphins(2) 12 4 0 .750 6–2 9–3 389 250
New England Patriots 8 8 0 .500 4–4 6–6 274 289
Buffalo Bills 8 8 0 .500 4–4 7–5 283 351
Baltimore Colts 7 9 0 .438 3–5 5–9 264 354
New York Jets 7 9 0 .438 3–5 4–8 313 331

Roster[edit]

All of the following players appeared in at least one game for the 1983 New England Patriots.

Name Position Notes

See also[edit]