1983 New Orleans Saints Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-8
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Bum Phillips (8-8)
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
1983 New Orleans Saints Statistics
1983 New Orleans Saints Results

The New Orleans Saints of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, finishing third in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference.

New Orleans ran up 319 points, while the defense conceded 337. George Rogers carried the ball for a team-leading 1,144 yards for the Saints.

Ken Stabler threw for 1,988 yards. Jeff Groth grabbed 49 passes for 585 yards. Eugene Goodlow and Hoby Brenner were targeted regularly, too.

Johnnie Poe picked off 7 opponent throws. Rickey Jackson topped the defensive unit with 12 quarterback sacks, topping a defense credited with 56 sacks.

Bum Phillips coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
7Morten AndersenKAugust 19, 19606'2"217Michigan St.Copenhagen, Denmark160
47Cliff AustinRBMarch 2, 19606'0"203ClemsonAtlanta, GA USA110
85Hoby BrennerTEJune 2, 19596'4"240USCLinwood, CA USA1616
67Stan BrockRTJune 8, 19586'6"295ColoradoPortland, OR USA1616
75Bruce ClarkLDEMarch 31, 19586'3"273Penn St.New Castle, PA USA1515
78Kelvin ClarkT-GJanuary 30, 19566'3"260NebraskaOdessa, TX USA160
83Kenny DuckettKROctober 1, 19596'0"184Wake ForestWinston-Salem, NC USA141
63Brad EdelmanLGSeptember 3, 19606'6"265MissouriJacksonville, FL USA1616
99Tony ElliottNTApril 23, 19596'2"282WisconsinNew York, NY USA120
14Russell ErxlebenPJanuary 13, 19566'4"223TexasSeguin, TX USA160
46Hokie GajanFBSeptember 6, 19595'11"220LSUBaton Rouge, LA USA1612
20Russell GarySSJuly 31, 19595'11"195NebraskaMinneapolis, MN USA1414
88Eugene GoodlowWRDecember 19, 19586'2"185Kansas St.St. Louis, MO USA167
72Leon GrayT-GNovember 15, 19516'3"256Jackson St.Olive Branch, MS USA110
86Jeff GrothPRJuly 2, 19575'10"176Bowling GreenMankato, MN USA1614
87Larry HardyTEJuly 9, 19566'3"234Jackson St.Mendenhall, MS USA61
62John HillCApril 16, 19506'2"249LehighEast Orange, NJ USA1616
28Bill HurleyDBJune 15, 19575'11"195SyracuseKenmore, NY USA40
57Rickey JacksonLOLBMarch 20, 19586'2"243PittsburghPahokee, FL USA1616
34Bobby JohnsonDBSeptember 1, 19606'0"191TexasLa Grange, TX USA160
40Greg KnafelcQBFebruary 20, 19596'4"220Notre DameGreen Bay, WI USA60
60Steve KorteC-GJanuary 15, 19606'3"265ArkansasDenver, CO USA160
52Jim KovachLILBMay 1, 19566'2"230KentuckyParma Heights, OH USA1616
64Dave LafaryLTJanuary 13, 19556'7"280PurdueCincinnati, OH USA1616
93Gary LewisNT,DT,DLJanuary 14, 19616'3"260Oklahoma St.Oklahoma City, OK USA60
98Reggie LewisDEJanuary 20, 19546'2"252OregonNew Orleans, LA USA120
29Rodney LewisDBApril 2, 19595'11"190NebraskaMinneapolis, MN USA22
59Chris MartinLBDecember 19, 19606'2"236AuburnHuntsville, AL USA150
84Rich MautiWRMay 25, 19546'0"190Penn St.Queens, NY USA161
19Guido MerkensWR-QB-DBAugust 14, 19556'1"200Sam Houston St.San Antonio, TX USA160
74Derland MooreNTOctober 7, 19516'4"250OklahomaMalden, MO USA1616
55Rob NairneLBMarch 24, 19546'4"223Oregon St.Redding, CA USA161
66Louis OubreRGMay 15, 19586'4"262OklahomaNew Orleans, LA USA1616
51Whitney PaulROLBOctober 8, 19536'3"220ColoradoGalveston, TX USA1615
53Scott PelluerLBApril 28, 19596'2"219Washington St.Yakima, WA USA160
32Vernon PerryDBSeptember 22, 19536'2"211Jackson St.Jackson, MS USA120
76Jim PietrzakC-DT-TFebruary 21, 19536'5"260East. MichiganDetroit, MI USA160
25Johnnie PoeRCBAugust 29, 19596'1"190MissouriSt. Louis, MO USA1616
58Glen ReddLBJune 17, 19586'1"229BYUOgden, UT USA160
38George RogersRBDecember 8, 19586'2"228South CarolinaDuluth, GA USA1312
41Jimmy RogersRBJune 29, 19555'10"190OklahomaForrest City, AR USA160
80Lindsay ScottWRDecember 6, 19606'1"195GeorgiaJesup, GA USA167
16Ken StablerQBDecember 25, 19456'3"215AlabamaFoley, AL USA1414
27Greg StemrickDBOctober 25, 19515'11"185Colorado St.Cincinnati, OH USA110
82John TiceTEJune 22, 19606'5"242MarylandBay Shore, NY USA161
73Frank WarrenDESeptember 14, 19596'4"285AuburnBirmingham, AL USA161
49Frank WatteletFSOctober 25, 19586'0"185KansasPaola, KS USA1616
44Dave WaymerLCBJuly 1, 19586'1"195Notre DameBrooklyn, NY USA1616
94Jim WilksRDEMarch 12, 19586'5"266CaliforniaLos Angeles, CA USA1616
18Dave WilsonQBApril 27, 19596'3"206IllinoisAnaheim, CA USA82
45Tim WilsonFBJanuary 14, 19546'3"226MarylandNew Castle, DE USA60
30Wayne WilsonFBSeptember 4, 19576'3"215ShepherdMontgomery County, MD USA148
56Dirt WinstonRILBOctober 25, 19556'0"228ArkansasForrest City, PA USA1616
89Tyrone YoungWRApril 29, 19606'6"190FloridaOcala, FL USA160