1983 San Diego Chargers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-10
Finishing 4th in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Don Coryell (6-10)
Location: San Diego, California
1983 San Diego Chargers Roster
1983 San Diego Chargers Results

The San Diego Chargers of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 6 wins and 10 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

The Chargers netted 358 points, but the leaky defense allowed 462, most in the league. Dan Fouts passed for 2,975 yards, and Ed Luther spent time under center as well. Kellen Winslow grabbed 88 passes for 1,172 yards. Charlie Joiner provided receiving help also.

Chuck Muncie carried the ball for a team-best 886 yards for San Diego.

Danny Walters intercepted 7 opponent throws. Linden King sacked quarterbacks 8 times.

Don Coryell coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Dan Fouts34021563.229758.8205.9154.4591410792.5
Ed Luther28715152.618756.572.4175.9461312056.6
Bruce Mathison5360.0418.200.0120.0250046.7
Wes Chandler000000130.0
Pete Holohan100.000.000.000.000039.6
Maury Buford100.000.000.000.000039.6
Sherman Smith100.000.000.000.000039.6
Totals63536958.148917.7274.3335.259 28230

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chuck Muncie2358863.834 12
James Brooks1275164.161 3
Sherman Smith24913.820 0
Earnest Jackson11393.50
Wes Chandler22512.523 0
John Cappelletti155.00
Bruce Mathison100.00
Dan Fouts12-5-0.41
Eric Sievers1-7-7.0-7 0
Ed Luther9-14-1.60
Totals42315363.661 16

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kellen Winslow88117213.346 8
Charlie Joiner6596014.833 3
Wes Chandler5884514.644 5
Chuck Muncie423969.427 1
Eric Sievers3345213.728 3
James Brooks252158.636 0
Pete Holohan2327211.835 2
Bobby Duckworth2042221.159 5
Sherman Smith6518.521 0
Earnest Jackson5428.410 0
Roger Carr23618.023 0
Dwight Scales22814.014 0
Totals369489113.359 27

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Rolf Benirschke454395.6241562.588
Totals454395.6241562.588

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Maury Buford63276343.960
Totals63276343.960

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
James Brooks181377.630 0
Dwight Scales23417.030 0
Wes Chandler8263.211 0
Hosea Fortune4164.00
Bruce Laird100.00
Totals332136.530 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
James Brooks3260719.034 0
Bruce Laird1534222.841 0
Earnest Jackson1120118.332 0
Miles McPherson57715.419 0
Jim Jodat34515.018 0
Andre Young34113.719 0
Sherman Smith23216.021 0
Dwight Scales11616.016 0
Billy Smith11010.010 0
Eric Sievers166.00
Totals74137718.641 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Danny Walters7557.933 0
Andre Young24924.540 1
Tim Fox2147.014 0
Linden King11919.019 0
Ray Preston11313.013 0
Mike Green133.00
Miles McPherson100.00
Gill Byrd100.00
Totals161539.640 1

Sacks:


Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Rolf Benirschke1543088
Chuck Muncie12100078
Kellen Winslow800048
Wes Chandler05000030
Bobby Duckworth500030
Eric Sievers03000018
Charlie Joiner300018
James Brooks300000018
Pete Holohan200012
Dan Fouts10006
Derrie Nelson10006
Andre Young010006
Totals16270001011543000358