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1983 Cleveland Browns season
Head Coach Sam Rutigliano
Home Field Cleveland Stadium
Results
Record 9–7–0
Place 2nd AFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1982 1984

The 1983 Cleveland Browns season was the team's 34th season with the National Football League.

Offseason

NFL Draft

The following were selected in the 1983 NFL Draft.

Round Overall Player Position School/Club Team
2 41 Ron Brown Wide Receiver Arizona State
3 68 Reggie Camp Defensive End California
5 122 Bill Contz Offensive Tackle Penn State
6 145 Tim Stracka Tight End Wisconsin
6 149 Dave Puzzuoli Nose Tackle Pittsburgh
7 176 Rocky Belk Wide Receiver Miami
8 209 Mike McClearn Guard Temple
10 262 Thomas Hopkins Offensive Tackle Alabama A&M
11 288 Boyce Green Running Back Carson Newman College
11 305 Howard McAdoo Linebacker Michigan State
12 316 Paul Farren Offensive Tackle Boston University

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Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 4, 1983 Minnesota Vikings L 27–21
70,087
2 September 11, 1983 at Detroit Lions W 31–26
60,095
3 September 15, 1983 Cincinnati Bengals W 17–7
79,700
4 September 25, 1983 at San Diego Chargers W 30–24
49,482
5 October 2, 1983 Seattle Seahawks L 24–9
75,446
6 October 9, 1983 New York Jets W 10–7
78,235
7 October 16, 1983 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 44–17
59,263
8 October 23, 1983 at Cincinnati Bengals L 28–21
50,047
9 October 30, 1983 Houston Oilers W 25–19
68,851
10 November 6, 1983 at Green Bay Packers L 35–21
54,089
11 November 13, 1983 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 20–0
56,091
12 November 20, 1983 at New England Patriots W 30–0
40,987
13 November 27, 1983 Baltimore Colts W 41–23
65,812
14 December 4, 1983 at Denver Broncos L 27–6
70,912
15 December 11, 1983 at Houston Oilers L 34–27
29,746
16 December 18, 1983 Pittsburgh Steelers W 30–17
72,313

Standings

AFC Central
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Pittsburgh Steelers 10 6 0 .625 355 303 L-1
Cleveland Browns 9 7 0 .563 356 342 W-1
Cincinnati Bengals 7 9 0 .438 346 302 L-1
Houston Oilers 2 14 0 .125 288 460 L-1

Roster

Awards and records

  • Brian Sipe, NFL Leader, Touchdown Passes (26), Tied with another player

References

AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Baltimore Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Buffalo Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit LA Rams
Miami Houston LA Raiders Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
1983 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XVIII


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