1983 Pittsburgh Steelers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Chuck Noll (10-6)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1983 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
1983 Pittsburgh Steelers Results

The Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Steelers chalked up 355 points, and the defense surrendered 303. Franco Harris carried the ball for a team-best 1,007 yards for Pittsburgh.

Cliff Stoudt passed for 2,553 yards. Calvin Sweeney grabbed 39 passes for 577 yards, while Bennie Cunningham and Franco Harris contributed to the receiving game also.

Rick Woods and Donnie Shell each snatched 5 opponent throws. Keith Willis topped pass rushers with 14 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 50 sacks.

Chuck Noll coached the team. The 1983 Pittsburgh Steelers lost in the Division Playoff.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Cliff Stoudt38119751.725536.7123.1215.5525133960.6
Mark Malone20945.01246.215.0210.03811142.5
Terry Bradshaw8562.5779.6225.000.02400133.9
Totals40921151.627546.7153.7235.652 52350


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Franco Harris27910073.619 5
Frank Pollard1356084.532 4
Cliff Stoudt774796.223 4
Walter Abercrombie1124464.050 4
Greg Hawthorne5479.420 0
Tim Harris2157.510 0
Henry Odom273.50
Terry Bradshaw133.00
Calvin Sweeney1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals61426104.350 17


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Calvin Sweeney3957714.842 5
Bennie Cunningham3544212.629 3
Franco Harris342788.229 2
Walter Abercrombie2639115.051 3
Greg Hawthorne1930015.852 0
Gregg Garrity1927914.738 1
Frank Pollard161277.917 0
Wayne Capers1018518.536 1
John Stallworth810012.520 0
Paul Skansi33913.021 0
John Rodgers23618.025 0
Totals211275413.152 15


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Gary Anderson393897.4312787.1119


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Craig Colquitt80335241.958

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Paul Skansi433638.457 0
Rick Woods5469.213 0
Tim Harris3124.00
Totals514218.357 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Henry Odom3975619.435 0
Tim Harris1828916.132 0
Craig Bingham11515.015 0
Bob Kohrs166.00
Totals59106618.135 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rick Woods55310.631 0
Donnie Shell5183.618 0
Mel Blount4328.021 0
Dwayne Woodruff38528.347 0
Ron Johnson38428.034 1
Mike Merriweather35518.331 1
Jack Lambert2-1-0.50
Harvey Clayton17070.070 1
Sam Washington12525.025 0
Bryan Hinkle11414.014 1
Totals2843515.570 4


Defense and Fumbles:

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