1983 Buffalo Bills Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-8
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Kay Stephenson (8-8)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1983 Buffalo Bills Statistics
1983 Buffalo Bills Roster

The Buffalo Bills of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.

The Bills scored 283 points, but the defense allowed 351. Joe Ferguson passed for 2,995 yards. Joe Cribbs topped pass catchers, hauling in 57 balls for 524 yards. Tony Hunter, Frank Lewis and Byron Franklin each contributed to the receiving game, too.

Joe Cribbs rushed for a team-leading 1,131 yards for Buffalo.

Chris Williams and Steve Freeman each picked off 3 opponent throws. Ben Williams led the defensive unit with 10 quarterback sacks.

Kay Stephenson coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 283
Regular Season Points Against: 351

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 4, 1983 Miami Dolphins 12 at Buffalo Bills 0 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
September 11, 1983 Buffalo Bills 10 at Cincinnati Bengals 6 W 0-1-0 1-0-0 1-1-0
September 18, 1983 Baltimore Colts 23 at Buffalo Bills 28 W 1-1-0 1-0-0 2-1-0
September 25, 1983 Houston Oilers 13 at Buffalo Bills 30 W 2-1-0 1-0-0 3-1-0
October 3, 1983 New York Jets 34 at Buffalo Bills 10 L 2-2-0 1-0-0 3-2-0
October 9, 1983 Buffalo Bills 38 at Miami Dolphins 35 W 2-2-0 2-0-0 4-2-0 OT
October 16, 1983 Buffalo Bills 30 at Baltimore Colts 7 W 2-2-0 3-0-0 5-2-0
October 23, 1983 New England Patriots 31 at Buffalo Bills 0 L 2-3-0 3-0-0 5-3-0
October 30, 1983 New Orleans Saints 21 at Buffalo Bills 27 W 3-3-0 3-0-0 6-3-0
November 6, 1983 Buffalo Bills 7 at New England Patriots 21 L 3-3-0 3-1-0 6-4-0
November 13, 1983 Buffalo Bills 24 at New York Jets 17 W 3-3-0 4-1-0 7-4-0
November 20, 1983 Los Angeles Raiders 27 at Buffalo Bills 24 L 3-4-0 4-1-0 7-5-0
November 27, 1983 Buffalo Bills 17 at Los Angeles Rams 41 L 3-4-0 4-2-0 7-6-0
December 4, 1983 Buffalo Bills 14 at Kansas City Chiefs 9 W 3-4-0 5-2-0 8-6-0
December 11, 1983 San Francisco 49ers 23 at Buffalo Bills 10 L 3-5-0 5-2-0 8-7-0
December 18, 1983 Buffalo Bills 14 at Atlanta Falcons 31 L 3-5-0 5-3-0 8-8-0


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