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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.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

The following were selected in the 1983 NFL Draft.

Round Overall Player Position School/Club Team
241Ron BrownWide Receiver Arizona State
368Reggie CampDefensive End California
5122Bill ContzOffensive Tackle Penn State
6145Tim StrackaTight End Wisconsin
6149Dave PuzzuoliNose Tackle Pittsburgh
7176Rocky BelkWide Receiver Miami
8209Mike McClearnGuard Temple
10262Thomas HopkinsOffensive Tackle Alabama A&M
11288Boyce GreenRunning Back Carson Newman College
11305Howard McAdooLinebacker Michigan State
12316Paul FarrenOffensive Tackle Boston University
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Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

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

StandingsEdit

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

RosterEdit

Awards and recordsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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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