1983 New Orleans Saints 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 4938 2477 2461 47 286 4691 2691 2000 39 289
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The New Orleans Saints' seventeenth season was in 1983, and it was the third season Bum Phillips served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 8-8-0, 5-3-0 at home and 3-5-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 St. Louis Cardinals 28-17
Week 2 @ Los Angeles Rams 27-30
Week 3 Chicago Bears 34-31
Week 4 @ Dallas Cowboys 20-21
Week 5 Miami Dolphins 17-7
Week 6 @ Atlanta Falcons 19-17
Week 7 San Francisco 49ers 13-32
Week 8 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-21
Week 9 @ Buffalo Bills 21-27
Week 10 Atlanta Falcons 27-10
Week 11 @ San Francisco 49ers 0-27
Week 12 New York Jets 28-31
Week 13 Minnesota Vikings 17-16
Week 14 @ New England Patriots 0-7
Week 15 @ Philadelphia Eagles 20-17
Week 16 Los Angeles Rams 24-26

Coaches

Head Coach: Bum Phillips Offensive Coordinator: King Hill Defensive Coordinator: Wade Phillips Wide Receivers Coach: Lamar McHan Offensive Line Coach: Carl Mauck Tight Ends Coach: Andy Everest Offensive Backfield Coach: John Levra Defensive Line Coach: Willie Zapalac Linebackers Coach: John-Paul Young Defensive Backs Coach: Lance Van Zandt Special Teams Coach: Harold Richardson, John-Paul Young Quality Control Coach: Joe Spencer Strength Coach: Russell Paternostro Owner: John Mecom