1983 St. Louis Cardinals Statistics

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 Roster
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 Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Neil Lomax35420959.026367.4246.8113.1714331592.0
Jim Hart915054.95926.544.488.839139953.0
Rusty Lisch13646.2665.117.7215.42632747.8
Carl Birdsong11100.01111.000.000.01100112.5
Benny Perrin11100.
Totals46026758.033097.2296.3214.671 59441


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ottis Anderson29612704.343 5
Stump Mitchell683735.546 3
Wayne Morris752573.417 2
Neil Lomax271274.735 2
Randy Love351032.916 2
Earl Ferrell7537.621 1
Roy Green44912.225 0
Willard Harrell4133.20
Jim Hart5122.413 0
Luis Sharpe11111.011 0
Rusty Lisch294.50
Benny Perrin100.00
Totals52522774.346 15


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Roy Green78122715.771 14
Ottis Anderson544598.540 1
Pat Tilley4469015.771 5
Doug Marsh3242113.238 8
Wayne Morris14553.911 0
Greg LaFleur12998.221 0
Mike Shumann1115414.033 0
Stump Mitchell7547.717 0
Randy Love6589.716 1
Willard Harrell3258.313 0
Ken Thompson23115.522 0
Danny Pittman22110.511 0
Eddie McGill11111.011 0
Dave Ahrens144.00
Totals267330912.471 29


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Neil O'Donoghue474595.7281553.690


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Carl Birdsong85352941.559

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Stump Mitchell383378.934 0
Steve Bird14765.416 0
Willard Harrell5316.211 0
Earl Ferrell11717.017 0
Totals584617.934 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Stump Mitchell3677821.666 0
Earl Ferrell1325719.828 0
Steve Bird919421.633 0
Randy Love37123.723 0
Willard Harrell36220.726 0
George Schmitt44110.219 0
Leonard Smith11919.019 0
Roy Green11414.014 0
Mark Duda11212.012 0
Kurt Allerman11111.011 0
Totals72145920.366 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lionel Washington89211.526 0
Benny Perrin45012.530 0
E.J. Junior3279.019 0
Cedric Mack3258.313 0
Bob Harris3103.310 0
Al Baker22412.019 0
Wayne Smith231.50
David Galloway11717.017 0
Elois Grooms11010.010 0
Lee Nelson188.00
Totals282669.530 0


Player No. Yds Avg.
Curtis Greer16.00.0
Al Baker13.00.0
David Galloway12.00.0
E.J. Junior7.50.0
Stafford Mays2.50.0
Lee Nelson2.00.0
Elois Grooms1.00.0
Mark Duda1.00.0
Benny Perrin1.00.0
Rush Brown1.00.0
Bob Harris1.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Neil O'Donoghue1545090
Roy Green014000084
Doug Marsh800048
Ottis Anderson5100036
Pat Tilley500030
Stump Mitchell300000018
Randy Love21000018
Wayne Morris2000012
Neil Lomax200012
Benny Perrin0010006
Elois Grooms010006
Earl Ferrell1000006
Lee Nelson010006
David Galloway000012