1983 New York Giants 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
3-12-1 0-0 5285 3491 1794 58 296 4994 3261 1733 36 289
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The New York Giants' fifty-ninth season was in 1983, playing their home games at Giants Stadium. During the offseason they promoted Bill Parcells to lead the team. Parcells previously was the defensive coordinator/linebackers coach of the New York Giants and had three years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 3-12-1, 1-7-0 at home and 2-5-1 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Los Angeles Rams 6-16
Week 2 @ Atlanta Falcons 16-13
Week 3 @ Dallas Cowboys 13-28
Week 4 Green Bay Packers 27-3
Week 5 San Diego Chargers 34-41
Week 6 Philadelphia Eagles 13-17
Week 7 @ Kansas City Chiefs 17-38
Week 8 @ St. Louis Cardinals 20-20
Week 9 Dallas Cowboys 20-38
Week 10 @ Detroit Lions 9-15
Week 11 Washington Redskins 17-33
Week 12 @ Philadelphia Eagles 23-0
Week 13 @ Los Angeles Raiders 12-27
Week 14 St. Louis Cardinals 6-10
Week 15 Seattle Seahawks 12-17
Week 16 @ Washington Redskins 22-31

1983 New York Giants Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Bill Parcells Offensive Coordinator: Ron Erhardt Wide Receivers Coach: Pat Hodgson Offensive Line Coach: Tom Bresnahan Offensive Backfield Coach: Bob Ledbetter Defensive Line Coach: Lamar Leachman Linebackers Coach: Bill Belichick Defensive Backs Coach: Len Fontes Defensive Assistant Coach: Steve Schnall Special Teams Coach: Romeo Crennel Consultant: Jim Lee Howell Quality Control Coach: Mike Pope Director of Pro Personnel: Ernie Adams Scout: Roosevelt Brown, Ken Kavanaugh Special Scout: Jim Lee Howell Administrative Assistant: Steve Schnall