1983 Chicago Blitz Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 12-6
Finishing 2nd in the USFL's Central Division
Coach: George Allen (12-6)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Attendance: 162,814, Avg. 18,090 in 9 home dates
1983 Chicago Blitz Roster
The Chicago Blitz of the United States Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 12 wins and 6 losses, finishing second in the USFL's Central Division.
Offensively, Chicago topped the league with 456 points. At the same time, the stingy defense allowed 271 points. Tim Spencer rushed for a team-leading 1,157 yards for the Blitz, and Kevin Long also aided the ground game.
Greg Landry passed for 2,383 yards. Trumaine Johnson hauled in 81 balls for 1,322 yards.
Luther Bradley intercepted 12 opponent throws. Joe Ehrmann led the defensive unit with 13.5 quarterback sacks, helping propel the defense to an overall total of 58 sacks.
George Allen coached the team. The 1983 Chicago Blitz lost in the Semifinal.
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Regular Season Points For: 456
Regular Season Points Against: 271
|March 6, 1983||Chicago Blitz 28 at Washington Federals 7||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|March 12, 1983||Chicago Blitz 29 at Arizona Wranglers 30||L||0-0-0||1-1-0||1-1-0|
|March 20, 1983||Denver Gold 16 at Chicago Blitz 13||L||0-1-0||1-1-0||1-2-0|
|March 27, 1983||Los Angeles Express 14 at Chicago Blitz 20||W||1-1-0||1-1-0||2-2-0|
|April 2, 1983||Chicago Blitz 42 at Tampa Bay Bandits 3||W||1-1-0||2-1-0||3-2-0|
|April 10, 1983||Birmingham Stallions 11 at Chicago Blitz 22||W||2-1-0||2-1-0||4-2-0|
|April 17, 1983||Chicago Blitz 12 at Michigan Panthers 17||L||2-1-0||2-2-0||4-3-0|
|April 25, 1983||New Jersey Generals 14 at Chicago Blitz 17||W||3-1-0||2-2-0||5-3-0||OT|
|May 1, 1983||Chicago Blitz 38 at Los Angeles Express 17||W||3-1-0||3-2-0||6-3-0|
|May 8, 1983||Washington Federals 3 at Chicago Blitz 31||W||4-1-0||3-2-0||7-3-0|
|May 15, 1983||Chicago Blitz 24 at Philadelphia Stars 31||L||4-1-0||3-3-0||7-4-0|
|May 22, 1983||Chicago Blitz 19 at New Jersey Generals 13||W||4-1-0||4-3-0||8-4-0||OT|
|May 30, 1983||Arizona Wranglers 11 at Chicago Blitz 36||W||5-1-0||4-3-0||9-4-0|
|June 6, 1983||Chicago Blitz 15 at Boston Breakers 21||L||5-1-0||4-4-0||9-5-0|
|June 12, 1983||Tampa Bay Bandits 8 at Chicago Blitz 31||W||6-1-0||4-4-0||10-5-0|
|June 17, 1983||Chicago Blitz 29 at Birmingham Stallions 14||W||6-1-0||5-4-0||11-5-0|
|June 26, 1983||Michigan Panthers 34 at Chicago Blitz 19||L||6-2-0||5-4-0||11-6-0|
|July 3, 1983||Oakland Invaders 7 at Chicago Blitz 31||W||7-2-0||5-4-0||12-6-0|
|July 9, 1983||Chicago Blitz 38 at Philadelphia Stars 44||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0||OT||Divisional Playoffs|