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1983 BC Lions season
Head Coach Don Matthews
Home Field BC Place Stadium
Results
Record 11–5
Place 1st, West
Playoff Finish Lost in Grey Cup
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1982 1984

The 1983 BC Lions finished in first place in the West Division with a 11–5 record. They appeared in the Grey Cup but lost to the Toronto Argonauts.

OffseasonEdit

CFL DraftEdit

Rd Pick Player Position School

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Attendance Record
A June 10 at Edmonton Eskimos 52–20 Win 42,196 1–0
B June 17 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 24–23 Win 15,938 2–0
C June 23 Calgary Stampeders 41–19 Win 53,472 3–0
D June 30 Saskatchewan Roughriders 37–26 Win 30,984 4–0

Regular seasonEdit

Season StandingsEdit

West Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
BC Lions 16 11 5 0 477 326 22
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 9 7 0 412 402 18
Edmonton Eskimos 16 8 8 0 450 377 16
Calgary Stampeders 16 8 8 0 425 378 16
Saskatchewan Roughriders 16 5 11 0 360 536 10

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Season scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Attendance Record
1 Bye 0–0
2 July 14 at Toronto Argonauts 17–14 Loss 39,437 0–1
3 July 24 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 44–28 Win 41,801 1–1
4 July 30 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 34–28 Win 16,101 2–1
5 Aug 7 vs. Calgary Stampeders 32–16 Win 37,496 3–1
6 Aug 12 at Edmonton Eskimos 43–13 Win 52,765 4–1
7 Aug 20 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 44–6 Win 56,852 5–1
8 Aug 27 vs. Montreal Concordes 28–6 Win 36,743 6–1
9 Sept 2 at Ottawa Rough Riders 49–19 Loss 22,234 6–2
10 Sept 10 vs. Toronto Argonauts 32–14 Loss 52,656 6–3
11 Sept 17 at Montreal Concordes 42–26 Win 17,161 7–3
12 Sept 25 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 31–30 Win 52,430 8–3
13 Bye 8–3
14 Oct 10 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 30–18 Win 31,508 9–3
15 Oct 16 at Calgary Stampeders 25–16 Loss 24,013 9–4
16 Oct 22 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 41–16 Win 43,513 10–4
17 Oct 30 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 11–5 Loss 23,471 10–5
18 Nov 5 vs. Ottawa Rough Riders 40–13 Win 42,901 11–5

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Awards and recordsEdit

1983 CFL All-StarsEdit

PlayoffsEdit

West FinalEdit

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Winnipeg Blue Bombers  ?  ?  ?  ? 21
BC Lions  ?  ?  ?  ? 39

Grey CupEdit

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Toronto Argonauts 0 7 2 9 18
BC Lions 14 3 0 0 17

ReferencesEdit


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