1983 New Jersey Generals Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 6-12
Finishing 3rd in the USFL's Atlantic Division
Coach: Chuck Fairbanks (6-12)
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 304,396, Avg. 33,822 in 9 home dates
1983 New Jersey Generals Roster
The New Jersey Generals of the United States Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 6 wins and 12 losses, finishing third in the USFL's Atlantic Division.
The Generals chalked up 314 points, but the defensive squad conceded 437. Herschel Walker piled up yardage, accumulating a 1,812 yards for New Jersey.
Bobby Scott passed for 2,174 yards. Herschel Walker paced the receiving corps, grabbing 53 passes, while Sam Bowers accumulated 715 receiving yards, while Tom McConnaughey provided receiving help also.
Mike Williams intercepted 8 errant tosses from the opposition. Mike Weddington sacked quarterbacks 6 times.
Chuck Fairbanks coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 314
Regular Season Points Against: 437
|March 6, 1983||New Jersey Generals 15 at Los Angeles Express 20||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0|
|March 13, 1983||New Jersey Generals 0 at Philadelphia Stars 25||L||0-0-0||0-2-0||0-2-0|
|March 20, 1983||Tampa Bay Bandits 32 at New Jersey Generals 9||L||0-1-0||0-2-0||0-3-0|
|March 27, 1983||Boston Breakers 31 at New Jersey Generals 21||L||0-2-0||0-2-0||0-4-0|
|April 3, 1983||New Jersey Generals 35 at Arizona Wranglers 21||W||0-2-0||1-2-0||1-4-0|
|April 10, 1983||Michigan Panthers 21 at New Jersey Generals 6||L||0-3-0||1-2-0||1-5-0|
|April 17, 1983||Washington Federals 22 at New Jersey Generals 23||W||1-3-0||1-2-0||2-5-0|
|April 25, 1983||New Jersey Generals 14 at Chicago Blitz 17||L||1-3-0||1-3-0||2-6-0||OT|
|May 1, 1983||New Jersey Generals 34 at Denver Gold 29||W||1-3-0||2-3-0||3-6-0|
|May 9, 1983||Birmingham Stallions 22 at New Jersey Generals 7||L||1-4-0||2-3-0||3-7-0|
|May 16, 1983||New Jersey Generals 24 at Michigan Panthers 31||L||1-4-0||2-4-0||3-8-0|
|May 22, 1983||Chicago Blitz 19 at New Jersey Generals 13||L||1-5-0||2-4-0||3-9-0||OT|
|May 29, 1983||New Jersey Generals 32 at Washington Federals 29||W||1-5-0||3-4-0||4-9-0|
|June 4, 1983||New Jersey Generals 21 at Oakland Invaders 34||L||1-5-0||3-5-0||4-10-0|
|June 12, 1983||Philadelphia Stars 23 at New Jersey Generals 9||L||1-6-0||3-5-0||4-11-0|
|June 17, 1983||Los Angeles Express 13 at New Jersey Generals 20||W||2-6-0||3-5-0||5-11-0|
|June 25, 1983||Arizona Wranglers 14 at New Jersey Generals 21||W||3-6-0||3-5-0||6-11-0|
|July 3, 1983||New Jersey Generals 10 at Boston Breakers 34||L||3-6-0||3-6-0||6-12-0|