1983 St. Louis Cardinals Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 8-7-1
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Jim Hanifan (8-7-1)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1983 St. Louis Cardinals Roster
The St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses and 1 ties, finishing third in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.
St. Louis chalked up 374 points, while the shaky defensive squad conceded 428. Ottis Anderson carried the ball for a team-best 1,270 yards for the Cardinals.
Neil Lomax threw for 2,636 yards. Roy Green paced the receiving corps, grabbing 78 passes for 1,227 yards.
The larcenous defense created 48 turnovers. Lionel Washington snatched 8 opponent throws. Curtis Greer topped the defensive unit with 16 quarterback sacks, helping propel the defense to an overall total of 58 sacks.
Jim Hanifan coached the team. The 1983 St. Louis Cardinals lost in the Division Playoff.
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Regular Season Points For: 533
Regular Season Points Against: 575
|September 4, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 16 at New York Giants 6||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 4, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 17 at New Orleans Saints 28||L||0-0-0||1-1-0||1-1-0|
|September 11, 1983||Dallas Cowboys 34 at St. Louis Cardinals 17||L||0-1-0||1-1-0||1-2-0|
|September 18, 1983||San Francisco 49ers 42 at St. Louis Cardinals 27||L||0-2-0||1-1-0||1-3-0|
|September 18, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 24 at Green Bay Packers 27||L||0-2-0||1-2-0||1-4-0||Milwaukee|
|September 25, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 14 at Philadelphia Eagles 11||W||0-2-0||2-2-0||2-4-0|
|September 25, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 24 at New York Jets 27||L||0-2-0||2-3-0||2-5-0||OT|
|October 2, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 14 at Kansas City Chiefs 38||L||0-2-0||2-4-0||2-6-0|
|October 9, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 10 at San Francisco 49ers 7||W||0-2-0||3-4-0||3-6-0|
|October 9, 1983||Washington Redskins 38 at St. Louis Cardinals 14||L||0-3-0||3-4-0||3-7-0|
|October 16, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 34 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27||W||0-3-0||4-4-0||4-7-0|
|October 24, 1983||New York Giants 20 at St. Louis Cardinals 20||T||0-3-1||4-4-0||4-7-1||OT|
|October 30, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 14 at Miami Dolphins 30||L||0-3-1||4-5-0||4-8-1|
|October 30, 1983||Minnesota Vikings 31 at St. Louis Cardinals 41||W||1-3-1||4-5-0||5-8-1|
|November 6, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Washington Redskins 45||L||1-3-1||4-6-0||5-9-1|
|November 13, 1983||Seattle Seahawks 28 at St. Louis Cardinals 33||W||2-3-1||4-6-0||6-9-1|
|November 14, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 36 at Atlanta Falcons 13||W||2-3-1||5-6-0||7-9-1|
|November 20, 1983||San Diego Chargers 14 at St. Louis Cardinals 44||W||3-3-1||5-6-0||8-9-1|
|November 24, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 17 at Dallas Cowboys 35||L||3-3-1||5-7-0||8-10-1|
|December 4, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 9 at Philadelphia Eagles 13||L||3-3-1||5-8-0||8-11-1|
|December 4, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 10 at New York Giants 6||W||3-3-1||6-8-0||9-11-1|
|December 11, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 34 at Los Angeles Raiders 24||W||3-3-1||7-8-0||10-11-1|
|December 18, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 26 at New Orleans Saints 24||W||3-3-1||8-8-0||11-11-1|
|December 18, 1983||Philadelphia Eagles 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 31||W||4-3-1||8-8-0||12-11-1|
|December 25, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 24 at Dallas Cowboys 17||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0||NFC Wild Card Playoff|
|January 1, 1984||St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Washington Redskins 51||L||0-0-0||1-1-0||1-1-0||NFC Divisional Playoff|