1983 Washington Redskins Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 14-2
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Super Bowl
Coach: Joe Gibbs (14-2)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1983 Washington Redskins Statistics
1983 Washington Redskins Roster

The Washington Redskins of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 14 wins and 2 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

Offensively, the Redskins led the league with 541 points. Meanwhile, the defense allowed 332 points. Joe Theismann directed the offense, slinging for 3,714 yards. Charlie Brown paced pass catchers, grabbing 78 passes for 1,225 yards.

John Riggins carried the ball for a team-best 1,347 yards.

The ball-hawking defense created 61 turnovers, topping in the league. Mark Murphy picked off 9 opponent throws. Dave Butz topped the defensive unit with 11.5 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 51 sacks.

Joe Gibbs coached the team. The 1983 Washington Redskins lost in the Super Bowl.

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Regular Season Points For: 541
Regular Season Points Against: 332

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 5, 1983 Dallas Cowboys 31 at Washington Redskins 30 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
September 11, 1983 Washington Redskins 23 at Philadelphia Eagles 13 W 0-1-0 1-0-0 1-1-0
September 18, 1983 Kansas City Chiefs 12 at Washington Redskins 27 W 1-1-0 1-0-0 2-1-0
September 25, 1983 Washington Redskins 27 at Seattle Seahawks 17 W 1-1-0 2-0-0 3-1-0
October 2, 1983 Los Angeles Raiders 35 at Washington Redskins 37 W 2-1-0 2-0-0 4-1-0
October 9, 1983 Washington Redskins 38 at St. Louis Cardinals 14 W 2-1-0 3-0-0 5-1-0
October 17, 1983 Washington Redskins 47 at Green Bay Packers 48 L 2-1-0 3-1-0 5-2-0
October 23, 1983 Detroit Lions 17 at Washington Redskins 38 W 3-1-0 3-1-0 6-2-0
October 31, 1983 Washington Redskins 27 at San Diego Chargers 24 W 3-1-0 4-1-0 7-2-0
November 6, 1983 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Washington Redskins 45 W 4-1-0 4-1-0 8-2-0
November 13, 1983 Washington Redskins 33 at New York Giants 17 W 4-1-0 5-1-0 9-2-0
November 20, 1983 Washington Redskins 42 at Los Angeles Rams 20 W 4-1-0 6-1-0 10-2-0
November 27, 1983 Philadelphia Eagles 24 at Washington Redskins 28 W 5-1-0 6-1-0 11-2-0
December 4, 1983 Atlanta Falcons 21 at Washington Redskins 37 W 6-1-0 6-1-0 12-2-0
December 11, 1983 Washington Redskins 31 at Dallas Cowboys 10 W 6-1-0 7-1-0 13-2-0
December 17, 1983 New York Giants 22 at Washington Redskins 31 W 7-1-0 7-1-0 14-2-0
January 1, 1984 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Washington Redskins 51 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 NFC Divisional Playoff
January 8, 1984 San Francisco 49ers 21 at Washington Redskins 24 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0 NFC Championship
January 22, 1984 Los Angeles Raiders 38 at Washington Redskins 9 L 2-1-0 0-0-0 2-1-0 Super Bowl 18 Tampa


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