1983 St. Louis Cardinals Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-7-1
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Jim Hanifan (8-7-1)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1983 St. Louis Cardinals Statistics
1983 St. Louis Cardinals Results

The St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses and 1 ties, finishing third in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.

St. Louis chalked up 374 points, while the shaky defensive squad conceded 428. Ottis Anderson carried the ball for a team-best 1,270 yards for the Cardinals.

Neil Lomax threw for 2,636 yards. Roy Green paced the receiving corps, grabbing 78 passes for 1,227 yards.

The larcenous defense created 48 turnovers. Lionel Washington snatched 8 opponent throws. Curtis Greer topped the defensive unit with 16 quarterback sacks, helping propel the defense to an overall total of 58 sacks.

Jim Hanifan coached the team. The 1983 St. Louis Cardinals lost in the Division Playoff.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
58Dave AhrensMLBDecember 5, 19586'3"238WisconsinCedar Falls, IA USA165
51Kurt AllermanMLBAugust 30, 19556'3"222Penn St.Glen Ridge, NJ USA168
32Ottis AndersonRBJanuary 19, 19576'2"220Miami (FL)West Palm Beach, FL USA1515
61Dan AudickTNovember 15, 19546'3"252HawaiiSan Bernardino, CA USA121
52Charles BakerRLBSeptember 26, 19576'2"226New MexicoMount Pleasant, TX USA1616
60Al BakerLDEDecember 9, 19566'6"265Colorado St.Jacksonville, FL USA1616
82Steve BirdWROctober 20, 19605'11"171East. KentuckyIndianapolis, IN USA140
18Carl BirdsongPJanuary 1, 19596'0"192SW Oklahoma St.Kaufman, TX USA160
71Joe BosticRGApril 20, 19576'3"265ClemsonGreensboro, NC USA1414
69Rush BrownDTJune 27, 19546'2"257Ball St.Laurinburg, NC USA61
64Randy ClarkCJuly 27, 19576'3"260Northern IllinoisChicago, IL USA1413
59Paul DavisLBJuly 10, 19586'2"221North CarolinaAppalachia, VA USA60
72Dan DierdorfTJune 29, 19496'3"275MichiganCanton, OH USA74
73Mark DudaLDTFebruary 4, 19616'3"273MarylandWilkes-Barre, PA USA146
57Jim EliopulosLBApril 18, 19596'2"230Westminster (MO)Dearborn, MI USA40
31Earl FerrellRBMarch 27, 19586'0"225East Tennessee St.Halifax, VA USA160
65David GallowayRDTFebruary 16, 19596'3"277FloridaTampa, FL USA1613
81Roy GreenWRJune 30, 19576'0"195Henderson St.Magnolia, AR USA1615
75Curtis GreerRDENovember 10, 19576'4"255MichiganDetroit, MI USA1616
35Jeff GriffinDBJuly 19, 19586'0"185UtahCarson, CA USA33
78Elois GroomsLDTMay 20, 19536'4"249Tennessee TechTompkinsville, KY USA1111
39Willard HarrellRBSeptember 16, 19525'8"162PacificStockton, CA USA140
50Bob HarrisLLBNovember 11, 19606'2"219AuburnEverett, WA USA88
17Jim HartQBApril 29, 19446'1"215Southern IllinoisEvanston, IL USA53
46Victor HeflinDBJuly 7, 19606'0"184Delaware St.Springfield, MA USA80
34Monty HunterDBJanuary 21, 19596'0"202SalemDover, OH USA50
54E.J. JuniorLLBDecember 8, 19596'3"238AlabamaSalisbury, MD USA1211
89Greg LaFleurTESeptember 16, 19586'4"236LSULafayette, LA USA165
16Rusty LischQBDecember 21, 19566'3"213Notre DameBelleville, IL USA40
15Neil LomaxQBFebruary 17, 19596'3"215Portland St.Portland, OR USA1313
40Randy LoveRBSeptember 30, 19566'1"208HoustonGarland, TX USA161
47Cedric MackLCBSeptember 14, 19606'0"193BaylorFreeport, TX USA165
80Doug MarshTEJune 18, 19586'3"236MichiganAkron, OH USA1616
76Stafford MaysDEMarch 13, 19586'2"252WashingtonLawrence, KS USA161
87Eddie McGillTEJuly 5, 19606'6"225West. CarolinaAsheville, NC USA20
30Stump MitchellKRMarch 15, 19595'9"188The CitadelSt. Marys, GA USA151
24Wayne MorrisFBMay 3, 19546'0"207SMUDallas, TX USA1511
38Lee NelsonSSJanuary 30, 19545'10"185Florida St.Kissimmee, FL USA1616
11Neil O'DonoghueKJanuary 18, 19536'6"208St. BernardDublin, Ireland160
57Chet ParlavecchioLBFebruary 14, 19606'2"225Penn St.Newark, NJ USA90
23Benny PerrinFSOctober 20, 19596'2"178AlabamaOrange County, CA USA1616
85Danny PittmanWRApril 3, 19586'2"205WyomingMemphis, TN USA40
70Art PlunkettTMarch 8, 19596'7"269UNLVChicago, IL USA164
63Tootie RobbinsRTJune 2, 19586'5"303East CarolinaWindsor, NC USA1311
26George SchmittDBMarch 6, 19615'11"193DelawareBryn Mawr, PA USA160
56Carlos ScottCJuly 2, 19606'4"295Texas-El PasoHempstead, TX USA131
53Craig ShafferLBMarch 31, 19596'0"230Indiana St.Terre Haute, IN USA90
67Luis SharpeLTJune 16, 19606'5"275UCLAHavana, Cuba1616
84Mike ShumannWROctober 13, 19556'1"178Florida St.Louisville, KY USA160
45Leonard SmithDBSeptember 2, 19605'11"200McNeese St.New Orleans, LA USA160
44Wayne SmithRCBMay 9, 19576'0"171Wisc-LaCrosseChicago, IL USA1616
68Terry StieveLGMarch 10, 19546'2"256WisconsinBaraboo, WI USA1616
86Ken ThompsonWRDecember 6, 19586'1"178West Texas A&MSnyder, TX USA50
83Pat TilleyWRFebruary 15, 19535'10"178Louisiana TechShreveport, LA USA1616
48Lionel WashingtonLCBOctober 21, 19606'0"185TulaneNew Orleans, LA USA168
55Bill WhitakerDBNovember 18, 19596'0"182MissouriKansas City, MO USA70
85Jamie WilliamsTEFebruary 25, 19606'4"240NebraskaVero Beach, FL USA10