1983 Denver Gold Game-by-Game Results
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 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
|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|