1983 Atlanta Falcons Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-9
Finishing 4th in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Dan Henning (7-9)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
1983 Atlanta Falcons Statistics
1983 Atlanta Falcons Roster

The Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 7 wins and 9 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference.

The Falcons scored 370 points, but the defense gave up 389. Steve Bartkowski threw for 3,167 yards. Billy Johnson paced the receiving corps, hauling in 64 passes, while Stacey Bailey accumulated 881 receiving yards. William Andrews contributed to the receiving game also.

William Andrews ran for a team-best 1,567 yards for Atlanta.

Tom Pridemore and Bobby Butler each picked off 4 errant tosses from the opposition. Mike Pitts sacked opposing passers 7 times.

Dan Henning coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 370
Regular Season Points Against: 389

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 4, 1983 Atlanta Falcons 20 at Chicago Bears 17 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
September 11, 1983 New York Giants 16 at Atlanta Falcons 13 L 0-1-0 1-0-0 1-1-0 OT
September 18, 1983 Atlanta Falcons 30 at Detroit Lions 14 W 0-1-0 2-0-0 2-1-0
September 25, 1983 Atlanta Falcons 20 at San Francisco 49ers 24 L 0-1-0 2-1-0 2-2-0
October 2, 1983 Philadelphia Eagles 28 at Atlanta Falcons 24 L 0-2-0 2-1-0 2-3-0
October 9, 1983 New Orleans Saints 19 at Atlanta Falcons 17 L 0-3-0 2-1-0 2-4-0
October 16, 1983 Atlanta Falcons 21 at Los Angeles Rams 27 L 0-3-0 2-2-0 2-5-0
October 23, 1983 Atlanta Falcons 27 at New York Jets 21 W 0-3-0 3-2-0 3-5-0
October 30, 1983 New England Patriots 13 at Atlanta Falcons 24 W 1-3-0 3-2-0 4-5-0
November 6, 1983 Atlanta Falcons 10 at New Orleans Saints 27 L 1-3-0 3-3-0 4-6-0
November 14, 1983 St. Louis Cardinals 36 at Atlanta Falcons 13 L 1-4-0 3-3-0 4-7-0
November 20, 1983 San Francisco 49ers 24 at Atlanta Falcons 28 W 2-4-0 3-3-0 5-7-0
November 27, 1983 Green Bay Packers 41 at Atlanta Falcons 47 W 3-4-0 3-3-0 6-7-0 OT
December 4, 1983 Atlanta Falcons 21 at Washington Redskins 37 L 3-4-0 3-4-0 6-8-0
December 10, 1983 Atlanta Falcons 24 at Miami Dolphins 31 L 3-4-0 3-5-0 6-9-0
December 18, 1983 Buffalo Bills 14 at Atlanta Falcons 31 W 4-4-0 3-5-0 7-9-0


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