1983 New York Jets season

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1983 New York Jets season
Head coach Joe Walton
Home field Shea Stadium
Results
Record 7–9
Division place 5th AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1982 1984

The 1983 New York Jets season was the 24th season for the team and the 14th in the National Football League. It began with the team trying to improve upon its 6–3 record from 1982 and return to the playoffs under first-year head coach Joe Walton. The Jets, who finished the season with a record of 7–9, played their 20th and final season at Shea Stadium before relocating their home games to Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, starting with the following season.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
1 September 4, 1983 at San Diego Chargers W 41–29 Jack Murphy Stadium
51,004
2 September 11, 1983 Seattle Seahawks L 17–10 Shea Stadium
50,066
3 September 18, 1983 at New England Patriots L 23–13 Sullivan Stadium
43,182
4 September 25, 1983 Los Angeles Rams W 27–24 Shea Stadium
52,070
5 October 3, 1983 at Buffalo Bills W 34–10 Rich Stadium
79,933
6 October 9, 1983 at Cleveland Browns L 10–7 Cleveland Municipal Stadium
78,235
7 October 16, 1983 Miami Dolphins L 32–14 Shea Stadium
58,615
8 October 23, 1983 Atlanta Falcons L 27–21 Shea Stadium
46,878
9 October 30, 1983 at San Francisco 49ers W 27–13 Candlestick Park
54,796
10 November 6, 1983 Baltimore Colts L 17–14 Shea Stadium
53,323
11 November 13, 1983 Buffalo Bills L 24–17 Shea Stadium
48,513
12 November 21, 1983 at New Orleans Saints W 31–28 Louisiana Superdome
68,606
13 November 27, 1983 New England Patriots W 26–3 Shea Stadium
48,620
14 December 4, 1983 at Baltimore Colts W 10–6 Memorial Stadium
35,462
15 December 10, 1983 Pittsburgh Steelers L 34–7 Shea Stadium
53,996
16 December 16, 1983 at Miami Dolphins L 34–14 Miami Orange Bowl
59,975

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

Game summaries[edit]

Week 4[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT Total
Rams 14 0 3 7 0 24
• Jets 7 7 7 3 3 27

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Week 15[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 7 13 7 7 34
Jets 0 0 7 0 7

at Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

Last home game played at Shea Stadium

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com

External links[edit]