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1983 Boston Breakers Game-by-Game Results

United States Football League (USFL)
Team Record: 11-7
Finishing 2nd in the USFL's Atlantic Division
Coach: Dick Coury (11-7)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Attendance: 114,617, Avg. 12,735 in 9 home dates
1983 Boston Breakers Statistics
1983 Boston Breakers Roster

The Boston Breakers of the United States Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 11 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the USFL's Atlantic Division.

The Breakers ran up 399 points, and the defense surrendered 334. John Walton led the charge, passing for 3,772 yards. Nolan Franz hauled in 62 passes, while Charlie Smith accumulated 1,009 receiving yards.

Richard Crump carried the ball for a team-best 990 yards for Boston.

Woodrow Wilson and Marcus Marek each picked off 4 opponent throws. Ray Phillips, Daryl Wilkerson and Larry McClain each sacked opposing passers 6 times.

Dick Coury coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 399
Regular Season Points Against: 334

Date Game Res Home Road Record
March 6, 1983 Boston Breakers 17 at Tampa Bay Bandits 21 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
March 13, 1983 Boston Breakers 21 at Denver Gold 7 W 0-0-0 1-1-0 1-1-0
March 20, 1983 Washington Federals 16 at Boston Breakers 19 W 1-0-0 1-1-0 2-1-0
March 27, 1983 Boston Breakers 31 at New Jersey Generals 21 W 1-0-0 2-1-0 3-1-0
April 2, 1983 Birmingham Stallions 16 at Boston Breakers 27 W 2-0-0 2-1-0 4-1-0
April 10, 1983 Oakland Invaders 26 at Boston Breakers 7 L 2-1-0 2-1-0 4-2-0
April 17, 1983 Boston Breakers 44 at Arizona Wranglers 23 W 2-1-0 3-1-0 5-2-0
April 24, 1983 Boston Breakers 16 at Philadelphia Stars 23 L 2-1-0 3-2-0 5-3-0
May 1, 1983 Michigan Panthers 28 at Boston Breakers 24 L 2-2-0 3-2-0 5-4-0
May 7, 1983 Boston Breakers 20 at Los Angeles Express 23 L 2-2-0 3-3-0 5-5-0
May 16, 1983 Denver Gold 9 at Boston Breakers 17 W 3-2-0 3-3-0 6-5-0
May 22, 1983 Boston Breakers 21 at Washington Federals 14 W 3-2-0 4-3-0 7-5-0
May 29, 1983 Philadelphia Stars 17 at Boston Breakers 21 W 4-2-0 4-3-0 8-5-0
June 6, 1983 Chicago Blitz 15 at Boston Breakers 21 W 5-2-0 4-3-0 9-5-0
June 11, 1983 Boston Breakers 19 at Birmingham Stallions 31 L 5-2-0 4-4-0 9-6-0
June 19, 1983 Tampa Bay Bandits 17 at Boston Breakers 24 W 6-2-0 4-4-0 10-6-0
June 25, 1983 Boston Breakers 16 at Oakland Invaders 17 L 6-2-0 4-5-0 10-7-0
July 3, 1983 New Jersey Generals 10 at Boston Breakers 34 W 7-2-0 4-5-0 11-7-0