1982 Cleveland Browns Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 4-5
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost First Round
Coach: Sam Rutigliano (4-5)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1982 Cleveland Browns Roster
The Cleveland Browns of the National Football League ended the 1982 season with a record of 4 wins and 5 losses, finishing third in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.
The Browns scored 140 points, but the defensive squad allowed 182. Brian Sipe passed for 1,064 yards. Ozzie Newsome topped pass catchers, snagging 49 passes for 633 yards.
Mike Pruitt ran for a team-leading 516 yards for Cleveland.
The larcenous defense pounced on 28 turnovers. Hanford Dixon and Lawrence Johnson each intercepted 4 errant tosses from the opposition. Chip Banks led the defensive unit with 5.5 sacks.
Sam Rutigliano coached the team. The 1982 Cleveland Browns lost in the First Round.
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Regular Season Points For: 140
Regular Season Points Against: 182
|September 12, 1982||Cleveland Browns 21 at Seattle Seahawks 7||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 19, 1982||Philadelphia Eagles 24 at Cleveland Browns 21||L||0-1-0||1-0-0||1-1-0|
|November 21, 1982||New England Patriots 7 at Cleveland Browns 10||W||1-1-0||1-0-0||2-1-0|
|November 25, 1982||Cleveland Browns 14 at Dallas Cowboys 31||L||1-1-0||1-1-0||2-2-0|
|December 5, 1982||San Diego Chargers 30 at Cleveland Browns 13||L||1-2-0||1-1-0||2-3-0|
|December 12, 1982||Cleveland Browns 10 at Cincinnati Bengals 23||L||1-2-0||1-2-0||2-4-0|
|December 19, 1982||Pittsburgh Steelers 9 at Cleveland Browns 10||W||2-2-0||1-2-0||3-4-0|
|December 26, 1982||Cleveland Browns 20 at Houston Oilers 14||W||2-2-0||2-2-0||4-4-0|
|January 2, 1983||Cleveland Browns 21 at Pittsburgh Steelers 37||L||2-2-0||2-3-0||4-5-0|
|January 8, 1983||Cleveland Browns 10 at Los Angeles Raiders 27||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0||AFC First Round Playoff|