1983 Houston Oilers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 2-14
Finishing 4th in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Ed Biles (0-6)
Coach: Chuck Studley (2-8)
Location: Houston, Texas
1983 Houston Oilers Roster
The Houston Oilers of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 2 wins and 14 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference.
The Oilers netted 288 points, but the wobbly defensive unit allowed 460. Oliver Luck passed for 1,375 yards, and Gifford Nielsen spent time under center also. Tim Smith hauled in 83 passes for 1,176 yards.
Earl Campbell ran for a team-leading 1,301 yards for Houston.
Willie Tullis intercepted 5 errant tosses from the opposition. Jesse Baker topped the defensive unit with 5.5 sacks.
Ed Biles and Chuck Studley coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 288
Regular Season Points Against: 460
|September 4, 1983||Green Bay Packers 41 at Houston Oilers 38||L||0-1-0||0-0-0||0-1-0||OT|
|September 11, 1983||Houston Oilers 6 at Los Angeles Raiders 20||L||0-1-0||0-1-0||0-2-0|
|September 18, 1983||Pittsburgh Steelers 40 at Houston Oilers 28||L||0-2-0||0-1-0||0-3-0|
|September 25, 1983||Houston Oilers 13 at Buffalo Bills 30||L||0-2-0||0-2-0||0-4-0|
|October 2, 1983||Houston Oilers 10 at Pittsburgh Steelers 17||L||0-2-0||0-3-0||0-5-0|
|October 9, 1983||Denver Broncos 26 at Houston Oilers 14||L||0-3-0||0-3-0||0-6-0|
|October 16, 1983||Houston Oilers 14 at Minnesota Vikings 34||L||0-3-0||0-4-0||0-7-0|
|October 23, 1983||Kansas City Chiefs 13 at Houston Oilers 10||L||0-4-0||0-4-0||0-8-0||OT|
|October 30, 1983||Houston Oilers 19 at Cleveland Browns 25||L||0-4-0||0-5-0||0-9-0||OT|
|November 6, 1983||Cincinnati Bengals 55 at Houston Oilers 14||L||0-5-0||0-5-0||0-10-0|
|November 13, 1983||Detroit Lions 17 at Houston Oilers 27||W||1-5-0||0-5-0||1-10-0|
|November 20, 1983||Houston Oilers 10 at Cincinnati Bengals 38||L||1-5-0||0-6-0||1-11-0|
|November 27, 1983||Houston Oilers 24 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 33||L||1-5-0||0-7-0||1-12-0|
|December 4, 1983||Miami Dolphins 24 at Houston Oilers 17||L||1-6-0||0-7-0||1-13-0|
|December 11, 1983||Cleveland Browns 27 at Houston Oilers 34||W||2-6-0||0-7-0||2-13-0|
|December 18, 1983||Houston Oilers 10 at Baltimore Colts 20||L||2-6-0||0-8-0||2-14-0|