1983 Cleveland Browns Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 9-7
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Sam Rutigliano (9-7)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1983 Cleveland Browns Roster
The Cleveland Browns of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference.
Cleveland racked up 356 points, while the defensive squad allowed 342. Brian Sipe led the charge, passing for 3,566 yards. Ozzie Newsome snagged 89 passes for 970 yards.
Mike Pruitt ran for a team-leading 1,184 yards for the Browns.
Tom Cousineau intercepted 4 errant tosses from the opposition. Clay Matthews sacked quarterbacks 6 times.
Sam Rutigliano coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 356
Regular Season Points Against: 342
|September 4, 1983||Minnesota Vikings 27 at Cleveland Browns 21||L||0-1-0||0-0-0||0-1-0|
|September 11, 1983||Cleveland Browns 31 at Detroit Lions 26||W||0-1-0||1-0-0||1-1-0|
|September 15, 1983||Cincinnati Bengals 7 at Cleveland Browns 17||W||1-1-0||1-0-0||2-1-0|
|September 25, 1983||Cleveland Browns 30 at San Diego Chargers 24||W||1-1-0||2-0-0||3-1-0||OT|
|October 2, 1983||Seattle Seahawks 24 at Cleveland Browns 9||L||1-2-0||2-0-0||3-2-0|
|October 9, 1983||New York Jets 7 at Cleveland Browns 10||W||2-2-0||2-0-0||4-2-0|
|October 16, 1983||Cleveland Browns 17 at Pittsburgh Steelers 44||L||2-2-0||2-1-0||4-3-0|
|October 23, 1983||Cleveland Browns 21 at Cincinnati Bengals 28||L||2-2-0||2-2-0||4-4-0|
|October 30, 1983||Houston Oilers 19 at Cleveland Browns 25||W||3-2-0||2-2-0||5-4-0||OT|
|November 6, 1983||Cleveland Browns 21 at Green Bay Packers 35||L||3-2-0||2-3-0||5-5-0||Milwaukee|
|November 13, 1983||Tampa Bay Buccaneers 0 at Cleveland Browns 20||W||4-2-0||2-3-0||6-5-0|
|November 20, 1983||Cleveland Browns 30 at New England Patriots 0||W||4-2-0||3-3-0||7-5-0|
|November 27, 1983||Baltimore Colts 23 at Cleveland Browns 41||W||5-2-0||3-3-0||8-5-0|
|December 4, 1983||Cleveland Browns 6 at Denver Broncos 27||L||5-2-0||3-4-0||8-6-0|
|December 11, 1983||Cleveland Browns 27 at Houston Oilers 34||L||5-2-0||3-5-0||8-7-0|
|December 18, 1983||Pittsburgh Steelers 17 at Cleveland Browns 30||W||6-2-0||3-5-0||9-7-0|