1983 Michigan Panthers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 12-6
Finishing 1st in the USFL's Central Division
Coach: Jim Stanley (12-6)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 200,258, Avg. 22,251 in 9 home dates
1983 Michigan Panthers Roster
The Michigan Panthers of the United States Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 12 wins and 6 losses, finishing first in the USFL's Central Division.
The Panthers piled up points with 451 points, and the defense conceded 337. Bobby Hebert triggered the aerial attack, passing for 3,568 yards. Mike Cobb paced the receiving corps, snagging 61 passes, while Anthony Carter accumulated 1,181 receiving yards.
Ken Lacy carried the ball for a team-best 1,180 yards for Michigan.
Robert Pennywell snatched 4 opponent throws. John Corker topped the defensive unit with 28.5 quarterback sacks, part of an overall team total of 74 sacks.
Jim Stanley coached the team. The 1983 Michigan Panthers won the Championship.
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Regular Season Points For: 451
Regular Season Points Against: 337
|March 7, 1983||Michigan Panthers 9 at Birmingham Stallions 7||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|March 12, 1983||Michigan Panthers 7 at Tampa Bay Bandits 19||L||0-0-0||1-1-0||1-1-0|
|March 19, 1983||Oakland Invaders 33 at Michigan Panthers 27||L||0-1-0||1-1-0||1-2-0|
|March 27, 1983||Michigan Panthers 16 at Washington Federals 22||L||0-1-0||1-2-0||1-3-0||OT|
|April 4, 1983||Denver Gold 29 at Michigan Panthers 21||L||0-2-0||1-2-0||1-4-0|
|April 10, 1983||Michigan Panthers 21 at New Jersey Generals 6||W||0-2-0||2-2-0||2-4-0|
|April 17, 1983||Chicago Blitz 12 at Michigan Panthers 17||W||1-2-0||2-2-0||3-4-0|
|April 23, 1983||Los Angeles Express 24 at Michigan Panthers 34||W||2-2-0||2-2-0||4-4-0|
|May 1, 1983||Michigan Panthers 28 at Boston Breakers 24||W||2-2-0||3-2-0||5-4-0|
|May 7, 1983||Michigan Panthers 21 at Arizona Wranglers 10||W||2-2-0||4-2-0||6-4-0|
|May 16, 1983||New Jersey Generals 24 at Michigan Panthers 31||W||3-2-0||4-2-0||7-4-0|
|May 23, 1983||Birmingham Stallions 23 at Michigan Panthers 20||L||3-3-0||4-2-0||7-5-0||OT|
|May 30, 1983||Tampa Bay Bandits 7 at Michigan Panthers 43||W||4-3-0||4-2-0||8-5-0|
|June 5, 1983||Michigan Panthers 20 at Philadelphia Stars 29||L||4-3-0||4-3-0||8-6-0|
|June 12, 1983||Michigan Panthers 42 at Los Angeles Express 17||W||4-3-0||5-3-0||9-6-0|
|June 20, 1983||Washington Federals 25 at Michigan Panthers 27||W||5-3-0||5-3-0||10-6-0|
|June 26, 1983||Michigan Panthers 34 at Chicago Blitz 19||W||5-3-0||6-3-0||11-6-0|
|July 3, 1983||Arizona Wranglers 7 at Michigan Panthers 33||W||6-3-0||6-3-0||12-6-0|
|July 10, 1983||Oakland Invaders 21 at Michigan Panthers 37||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||Divisional Playoffs|
|July 17, 1983||Michigan Panthers 24 at Philadelphia Stars 22||W||1-0-0||1-0-0||2-0-0||Championship Denver, CO|