Minnesota Vikings at Washington Redskins 7 to 21

Saturday, January 15, 1983, Divisional Round

The Vikings faced the Redskins in Washington, D.C. during the NFL divisional round in the playoffs. The Vikings defeated Atlanta Falcons the previous week, while the Redskins defeated the Detroit Lions. The Redskins won 21-7 to advance to the championship to face Dallas Cowboys for the 1982 championship. The Vikings finished their season 5-4-0 in the regular season, 1-1 in the playoffs.


Minnesota Vikings offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
317 238 79 0 15

Coaches

Head Coach: Bud Grant Offensive Coordinator: Jerry Burns Defensive Coordinator: Bob Hollway Wide Receivers Coach: Les Steckel Offensive Line Coach: John Michels


Washington Redskins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
415 211 204 1 23

Coaches

Head Coach: Joe Gibbs Assistant Head Coach: Dan Henning Defensive Coordinator: Richie Petitbon, Larry Peccatiello Wide Receivers Coach: Charley Taylor Offensive Line Coach: Joe Bugel Running Backs Coach: Don Breaux Tight Ends Coach: Warren "Rennie" Simmons Defensive Line Coach: Torgy Torgeson Defensive Scouting Reports: Bill Hickman Special Teams Coach: Wayne Sevier Offensive Scouting Reports: Warren "Rennie" Simmons Strength Coach: Dan Riley Administrative Assistant: Bill Hickman