1983 Denver Gold Game-by-Game Results

United States Football League (USFL)
Team Record: 7-11
Finishing 3rd in the USFL's Pacific Division
Coach: Red Miller (4-7)
Coach: Charley Armey (0-1)
Coach: Craig Morton (3-3)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 375,620, Avg. 41,736 in 9 home dates
1983 Denver Gold Statistics
1983 Denver Gold Roster

The Denver Gold of the United States Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 7 wins and 11 losses, finishing third in the USFL's Pacific Division.

Denver labored to change the scoreboard with just 284 points, while the defensive squad surrendered 304. Harry Sydney rushed for a team-leading 801 yards for the Gold, while Larry Canada also buoyed the ground attack.

Ken Johnson passed for 1,115 yards. Larry Canada topped all receivers, catching 42 balls, while Bob Niziolek added 373 receiving yards. Harry Sydney and Vic James were targeted regularly as well.

Dave Dumars picked off 7 opponent throws. Greg Gerken and Calvin Turner each dropped quarterbacks 6.5 times.

Red Miller, Charley Armey and Craig Morton coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 284
Regular Season Points Against: 304

Date Game Res Home Road Record
March 6, 1983 Philadelphia Stars 13 at Denver Gold 7 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
March 13, 1983 Boston Breakers 21 at Denver Gold 7 L 0-2-0 0-0-0 0-2-0
March 20, 1983 Denver Gold 16 at Chicago Blitz 13 W 0-2-0 1-0-0 1-2-0
March 28, 1983 Oakland Invaders 12 at Denver Gold 22 W 1-2-0 1-0-0 2-2-0
April 4, 1983 Denver Gold 29 at Michigan Panthers 21 W 1-2-0 2-0-0 3-2-0
April 9, 1983 Tampa Bay Bandits 22 at Denver Gold 16 L 1-3-0 2-0-0 3-3-0 OT
April 17, 1983 Denver Gold 9 at Birmingham Stallions 7 W 1-3-0 3-0-0 4-3-0
April 23, 1983 Denver Gold 3 at Arizona Wranglers 24 L 1-3-0 3-1-0 4-4-0
May 1, 1983 New Jersey Generals 34 at Denver Gold 29 L 1-4-0 3-1-0 4-5-0
May 8, 1983 Denver Gold 3 at Philadelphia Stars 6 L 1-4-0 3-2-0 4-6-0
May 16, 1983 Denver Gold 9 at Boston Breakers 17 L 1-4-0 3-3-0 4-7-0
May 22, 1983 Los Angeles Express 14 at Denver Gold 10 L 1-5-0 3-3-0 4-8-0
May 27, 1983 Birmingham Stallions 19 at Denver Gold 21 W 2-5-0 3-3-0 5-8-0
June 3, 1983 Washington Federals 12 at Denver Gold 24 W 3-5-0 3-3-0 6-8-0
June 13, 1983 Denver Gold 10 at Oakland Invaders 16 L 3-5-0 3-4-0 6-9-0
June 17, 1983 Arizona Wranglers 6 at Denver Gold 32 W 4-5-0 3-4-0 7-9-0
June 27, 1983 Denver Gold 23 at Tampa Bay Bandits 26 L 4-5-0 3-5-0 7-10-0
July 3, 1983 Denver Gold 14 at Los Angeles Express 21 L 4-5-0 3-6-0 7-11-0


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