New York Jets at Cincinnati Bengals 44 to 17

Sunday, January 9, 1983, Wild Card Round

The Jets began their playoff run on the road against the Bengals on Sunday, January 9, 1983. The Jets won, 44-17 and advanced to play Los Angeles Raiders. The Bengals finished their season 7-2-0 in the regular season, 0-1 in the playoffs.


New York Jets offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
517 283 234 2 27

Coaches

Head Coach: Walt Michaels Offensive Coordinator: Joe Walton Defensive Coordinator: Joe Gardi Wide Receivers Coach: Pete McCulley Offensive Backfield Coach: Bob Ledbetter Defensive Line Coach: Dan Sekanovich Special Teams Coach: Larry Pasquale


Cincinnati Bengals offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
395 333 62 4 23

Coaches

Head Coach: Forrest Gregg Offensive Coordinator: Lindy Infante Defensive Coordinator: Hank Bullough Offensive Line Coach: Jim McNally Tight Ends Coach: Bruce Coslet Offensive Backs Coach: George Sefcik Defensive Line Coach: Dick Modzelewski Linebackers Coach: Hank Bullough Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Dick LeBeau Special Teams Coach: Bruce Coslet Strength and Conditioning Coach: Kim Wood