1982 Cleveland Browns schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
4-5-0 0-1 3002 2073 929 25 193 3624 2192 1432 30 214
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The Cleveland Browns' thirty-seventh season was in 1982, and it was the fifth season Sam Rutigliano served as the head coach of the team. The Browns played their home games at Cleveland Stadium. They finished the year 4-5-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Los Angeles Raiders 27-10. At the end of the season, Chip Banks was awarded with the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Seattle Seahawks 21-7
Week 2 Philadelphia Eagles 21-24
Week 11 New England Patriots 10-7
Week 12 @ Dallas Cowboys 14-31
Week 13 San Diego Chargers 13-30
Week 14 @ Cincinnati Bengals 10-23
Week 15 Pittsburgh Steelers 10-9
Week 16 @ Houston Oilers 20-14
Week 17 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 21-37


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ Los Angeles Raiders 10-27

1982 Cleveland Browns Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Sam Rutigliano Defensive Coordinator: Marty Schottenheimer Quarterbacks Coach: Paul Hackett Wide Receivers Coach: Rich Kotite Offensive Line Coach: Rod Humenuik Running Backs Coach: Jim Garrett Offensive Backfield Coach: Joe Scannella Defensive Line Coach: Tom Pratt Linebackers Coach: Dave Adolph Defensive Backs Coach: Len Fontes Special Teams Coach: John Petercuskie Special Assistant: Darvin Wallis Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dave Redding Director of Pro Personnel: Allan Webb Film Coordinator: Ed Ulinski Athletic Trainer: Leo Murphy