Dallas Cowboys at Washington Redskins 17 to 31

Saturday, January 22, 1983, Conference Championship

The Cowboys faced the Redskins in Washington, D.C. during the NFL conference championship in the playoffs. The Cowboys defeated Green Bay Packers the previous week, while the Redskins defeated the Minnesota Vikings. The Redskins won 31-17 to advance to Super Bowl XVII to face the Miami Dolphins. The Cowboys finished their season 6-3-0 in the regular season, 2-1 in the playoffs.


Dallas Cowboys offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
340 275 65 3 21

Coaches

Head Coach: Tom Landry Assistant Head Coach: James A. "Jim" Myers Defensive Coordinator: Ernie Stautner Quarterbacks Coach: John Mackovic Wide Receivers Coach: Dick Nolan Offensive Line Coach: James A. "Jim" Myers Running Backs Coach: Al Lavan Defensive Line Coach: Ernie Stautner Linebackers Coach: Jerry Tubbs Defensive Backfield Coach: Gene Stallings Special Teams Coach: Alan Lowry Strength and Conditioning Coach: Bob Ward Research and Development: Neill Armstrong, Ermal Allen


Washington Redskins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
260 123 137 0 18

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