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1983 Chicago Bears season
Head Coach Mike Ditka
General Manager Jim Finks
Home Field Soldier Field
Results
Record 8-8
Place 3rd NFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1982 1984

The 1983 Chicago Bears season was their 64th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted an 8-8 record under second year head coach Mike Ditka, but missed postseason play. Jim McMahon was the quarterback. He completed 175 of 295 pass attempts.

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 4, 1983 Atlanta Falcons L 20-17
60,165
2 September 11, 1983 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 17-10
58,186
3 September 18, 1983 at New Orleans Saints L 34-31
64,692
4 September 25, 1983 at Baltimore Colts L 22-19
34,350
5 October 2, 1983 Denver Broncos W 31-14
58,210
6 October 9, 1983 Minnesota Vikings L 23-14
59,632
7 October 16, 1983 at Detroit Lions L 31-17
66,709
8 October 23, 1983 at Philadelphia Eagles W 7-6
45,263
9 October 30, 1983 Detroit Lions L 38-17
58,764
10 November 6, 1983 at Los Angeles Rams L 21-14
53,010
11 November 13, 1983 Philadelphia Eagles W 17-14
47,524
12 November 20, 1983 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 27-0
36,816
13 November 27, 1983 San Francisco 49ers W 13-3
40,483
14 December 4, 1983 at Green Bay Packers L 31-28
51,147
15 December 11, 1983 at Minnesota Vikings W 19-13
57,880
16 December 18, 1983 Green Bay Packers W 23-21
35,807

StandingsEdit

NFC Central
Detroit Lions 970.563347286
Green Bay Packers 880.500429439
Chicago Bears 880.500311301
Minnesota Vikings 880.500316348
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2140.125241380

Game summariesEdit

Week 2: Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Buccaneers 0 3 7 0

10

Bears 0 10 0 7

17

at Soldier Field, Chicago, IL

  • Date: September 11
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 68°F, wind 11 mph
  • Box Score

CHI: Mike Hartenstine 2.0 sacks, Terry Schmidt INT

ReferencesEdit

External links Edit

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NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
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