Detroit Lions at Washington Redskins 7 to 31

Saturday, January 8, 1983, Wild Card Round

The Lions began their playoff run on the road against the Redskins on Saturday, January 8, 1983. The Redskins won, 31-7 and advanced to play Minnesota Vikings. The Lions finished their season 4-5-0 in the regular season, 0-1 in the playoffs.


Detroit Lions offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
364 269 95 5 20

Coaches

Head Coach: Monte Clark Offensive Coordinator: Ted Marchibroda Defensive Coordinator: Maxie Baughan Quarterbacks Coach: Ted Marchibroda Wide Receivers Coach: Larry Seiple Offensive Line Coach: Fred Hoaglin Tight Ends Coach: Don Doll Offensive Backfield Coach: John Brunner Defensive Line Coach: Ed Khayat Linebackers Coach: Maxie Baughan Defensive Backfield Coach: Mel Phillips Special Teams Coach: Joe Madden Special Assignments Coach: Don Doll Strength and Conditioning Coach: Gary Wade General Manager: Russ Thomas Head Trainer: Kent Falb Assistant Trainer: Joe Recknagel


Washington Redskins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
366 191 175 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