1983 New Orleans Saints Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 8-8
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Bum Phillips (8-8)
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
1983 New Orleans Saints Roster
The New Orleans Saints of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, finishing third in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference.
New Orleans ran up 319 points, while the defense conceded 337. George Rogers carried the ball for a team-leading 1,144 yards for the Saints.
Ken Stabler threw for 1,988 yards. Jeff Groth grabbed 49 passes for 585 yards. Eugene Goodlow and Hoby Brenner were targeted regularly, too.
Johnnie Poe picked off 7 opponent throws. Rickey Jackson topped the defensive unit with 12 quarterback sacks, topping a defense credited with 56 sacks.
Bum Phillips coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 319
Regular Season Points Against: 337
|September 4, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 17 at New Orleans Saints 28||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 11, 1983||New Orleans Saints 27 at Los Angeles Rams 30||L||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0|
|September 18, 1983||Chicago Bears 31 at New Orleans Saints 34||W||2-0-0||0-1-0||2-1-0||OT|
|September 25, 1983||New Orleans Saints 20 at Dallas Cowboys 21||L||2-0-0||0-2-0||2-2-0|
|October 2, 1983||Miami Dolphins 7 at New Orleans Saints 17||W||3-0-0||0-2-0||3-2-0|
|October 9, 1983||New Orleans Saints 19 at Atlanta Falcons 17||W||3-0-0||1-2-0||4-2-0|
|October 16, 1983||San Francisco 49ers 32 at New Orleans Saints 13||L||3-1-0||1-2-0||4-3-0|
|October 23, 1983||New Orleans Saints 24 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21||W||3-1-0||2-2-0||5-3-0|
|October 30, 1983||New Orleans Saints 21 at Buffalo Bills 27||L||3-1-0||2-3-0||5-4-0|
|November 6, 1983||Atlanta Falcons 10 at New Orleans Saints 27||W||4-1-0||2-3-0||6-4-0|
|November 13, 1983||New Orleans Saints 0 at San Francisco 49ers 27||L||4-1-0||2-4-0||6-5-0|
|November 21, 1983||New York Jets 31 at New Orleans Saints 28||L||4-2-0||2-4-0||6-6-0|
|November 27, 1983||Minnesota Vikings 16 at New Orleans Saints 17||W||5-2-0||2-4-0||7-6-0|
|December 4, 1983||New Orleans Saints 0 at New England Patriots 7||L||5-2-0||2-5-0||7-7-0|
|December 11, 1983||New Orleans Saints 20 at Philadelphia Eagles 17||W||5-2-0||3-5-0||8-7-0||OT|
|December 18, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 26 at New Orleans Saints 24||L||5-3-0||3-5-0||8-8-0|