1983 Washington Redskins 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
14-2-0 2-1 7277 4260 3017 24 419 6287 4629 1658 70 339
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The Washington Redskins' fifty-second season was in 1983, and it was the third season Joe Gibbs served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 14-2-0 in the regular season and 2-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Los Angeles Raiders 38-9. At the end of the season Joe Gibbs earned Coach of the Year and Joe Theismann earned AP Offensive Player of the Year.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Dallas Cowboys 30-31
Week 2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 23-13
Week 3 Kansas City Chiefs 27-12
Week 4 @ Seattle Seahawks 27-17
Week 5 Los Angeles Raiders 37-35
Week 6 @ St. Louis Cardinals 38-14
Week 7 @ Green Bay Packers 47-48
Week 8 Detroit Lions 38-17
Week 9 @ San Diego Chargers 27-24
Week 10 St. Louis Cardinals 45-7
Week 11 @ New York Giants 33-17
Week 12 @ Los Angeles Rams 42-20
Week 13 Philadelphia Eagles 28-24
Week 14 Atlanta Falcons 37-21
Week 15 @ Dallas Cowboys 31-10
Week 16 New York Giants 31-22


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Los Angeles Rams 51-7
Conference Championship San Francisco 49ers 24-21
Super Bowl vs. Los Angeles Raiders 9-38


Head Coach: Joe Gibbs Assistant Head Coach-Defense: Richie Petitbon Defensive Coordinator: Larry Peccatiello Quarterbacks Coach: Jerry Rhome 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 Strength Assistant Coach: Jim Speros Administrative Assistant: Bill Hickman Player Personnel Intern: Steve Spagnuolo