1983 Atlanta Falcons 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
7-9-0 0-0 5628 3404 2224 29 325 5826 3517 2309 30 342
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The Atlanta Falcons' eighteenth season was in 1983, playing their home games at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. During the offseason they hired Dan Henning to lead the team. Henning previously was the assistant head coach of the Washington Redskins and had eight years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 7-9-0, 4-4-0 at home and 3-5-0 on the road. At the end of the season, Billy Johnson was awarded with the Comeback Player of the Year award.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Chicago Bears 20-17
Week 2 New York Giants 13-16
Week 3 @ Detroit Lions 30-14
Week 4 @ San Francisco 49ers 20-24
Week 5 Philadelphia Eagles 24-28
Week 6 New Orleans Saints 17-19
Week 7 @ Los Angeles Rams 21-27
Week 8 @ New York Jets 27-21
Week 9 New England Patriots 24-13
Week 10 @ New Orleans Saints 10-27
Week 11 Los Angeles Rams 13-36
Week 12 San Francisco 49ers 28-24
Week 13 Green Bay Packers 47-41
Week 14 @ Washington Redskins 21-37
Week 15 @ Miami Dolphins 24-31
Week 16 Buffalo Bills 31-14

Coaches

Head Coach: Dan Henning Defensive Coordinator: John Marshall Quarterbacks Coach: Steve Crosby Wide Receivers Coach: Bob Harrison Running Backs Coach: Steve Crosby Defensive Line Coach: Dan Sekanovich Linebackers Coach: Bobby Jackson Secondary Coach: Jack Christiansen Film Assistant: Danny Mock