1983 Dallas Cowboys Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 12-4
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Wild Card
Coach: Tom Landry (12-4)
Location: Dallas, Texas
1983 Dallas Cowboys Roster
The Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.
Dallas moved the ball well, scoring 479 points, while the defensive squad allowed 360. Danny White led the charge, passing for 3,980 yards. Ron Springs hauled in 73 passes, while Tony Hill accumulated 801 receiving yards.
Tony Dorsett ran for a team-best 1,321 yards for the Cowboys.
The larcenous defense created 48 turnovers. Dennis Thurman intercepted 6 opponent throws. Randy White topped the defensive unit with 12.5 quarterback sacks, topping a defense credited with 57 sacks.
Tom Landry coached the team. The 1983 Dallas Cowboys lost in the Wild Card.
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Regular Season Points For: 479
Regular Season Points Against: 360
|September 5, 1983||Dallas Cowboys 31 at Washington Redskins 30||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 11, 1983||Dallas Cowboys 34 at St. Louis Cardinals 17||W||0-0-0||2-0-0||2-0-0|
|September 18, 1983||New York Giants 13 at Dallas Cowboys 28||W||1-0-0||2-0-0||3-0-0|
|September 25, 1983||New Orleans Saints 20 at Dallas Cowboys 21||W||2-0-0||2-0-0||4-0-0|
|October 2, 1983||Dallas Cowboys 37 at Minnesota Vikings 24||W||2-0-0||3-0-0||5-0-0|
|October 9, 1983||Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24 at Dallas Cowboys 27||W||3-0-0||3-0-0||6-0-0||OT|
|October 16, 1983||Philadelphia Eagles 7 at Dallas Cowboys 37||W||4-0-0||3-0-0||7-0-0|
|October 23, 1983||Los Angeles Raiders 40 at Dallas Cowboys 38||L||4-1-0||3-0-0||7-1-0|
|October 30, 1983||Dallas Cowboys 38 at New York Giants 20||W||4-1-0||4-0-0||8-1-0|
|November 6, 1983||Dallas Cowboys 27 at Philadelphia Eagles 20||W||4-1-0||5-0-0||9-1-0|
|November 13, 1983||Dallas Cowboys 23 at San Diego Chargers 24||L||4-1-0||5-1-0||9-2-0|
|November 20, 1983||Kansas City Chiefs 21 at Dallas Cowboys 41||W||5-1-0||5-1-0||10-2-0|
|November 24, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 17 at Dallas Cowboys 35||W||6-1-0||5-1-0||11-2-0|
|December 4, 1983||Dallas Cowboys 35 at Seattle Seahawks 10||W||6-1-0||6-1-0||12-2-0|
|December 11, 1983||Washington Redskins 31 at Dallas Cowboys 10||L||6-2-0||6-1-0||12-3-0|
|December 19, 1983||Dallas Cowboys 17 at San Francisco 49ers 42||L||6-2-0||6-2-0||12-4-0|
|December 25, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 24 at Dallas Cowboys 17||L||0-1-0||0-0-0||0-1-0||NFC Wild Card Playoff|