| ||Offense ||Defense |
|Record ||Playoff record ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs |
|9-7-0 ||0-1 ||5548 ||3179 ||2369 ||44 ||337 ||5507 ||3300 ||2207 ||39 ||344 |
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The Detroit Lions' fifty-fourth season was in 1983, and it was the sixth season Monte Clark served as the head coach of the team. The Lions played their home games at Pontiac Silverdome. They finished the year 9-7-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC Central, but they lost their first playoff game to the San Francisco 49ers 24-23.
1983 Detroit Lions Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Monte Clark Offensive Coordinator: Ted Marchibroda Defensive Coordinator: Ed Beard Quarterbacks Coach: Ted Marchibroda Wide Receivers Coach: Larry Seiple Offensive Line Coach: Fred Hoaglin Tight Ends Coach: Don Doll Offensive Backfield Coach: Bill Johnson Defensive Line Coach: Ed Khayat Linebackers Coach: Ed Beard Defensive Backfield Coach: Mel Phillips Special Teams Coach: Joe Madden Special Assignments Coach: Don Doll General Manager: Russ Thomas Head Trainer: Kent Falb Assistant Trainer: Joe Recknagel