1983 Buffalo Bills 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
8-8-0 0-0 4823 3087 1736 40 309 5809 3306 2503 31 332
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The Buffalo Bills' twenty-fourth season was in 1983, playing their home games at Rich Stadium. During the offseason they hired Kay Stephenson to lead the team. Stephenson previously was the quarterbacks coach of the Buffalo Bills and had five years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 8-8-0, 3-5-0 at home and 5-3-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Miami Dolphins 0-12
Week 2 @ Cincinnati Bengals 10-6
Week 3 Baltimore Colts 28-23
Week 4 Houston Oilers 30-13
Week 5 New York Jets 10-34
Week 6 @ Miami Dolphins 38-35
Week 7 @ Baltimore Colts 30-7
Week 8 New England Patriots 0-31
Week 9 New Orleans Saints 27-21
Week 10 @ New England Patriots 7-21
Week 11 @ New York Jets 24-17
Week 12 Los Angeles Raiders 24-27
Week 13 @ Los Angeles Rams 17-41
Week 14 @ Kansas City Chiefs 14-9
Week 15 San Francisco 49ers 10-23
Week 16 @ Atlanta Falcons 14-31

Coaches

Head Coach: Kay Stephenson Defensive Coordinator: Bob Zeman, Don Lawrence Wide Receivers Coach: Milt Jackson Offensive Line Coach: Jim Niblack Running Backs Coach: Andy MacDonald Tight Ends Coach: Perry Moss Offensive Assistant Coach: Al Sandahl Defensive Line Coach: Don Lawrence Linebackers Coach: Bob Zeman Defensive Backs Coach: Jerry Glanville Special Teams Coach: Miller McCalmon