FANDOM


1983 Seattle Seahawks season
Head Coach Chuck Knox
Home Field Kingdome
Results
Record 9–7
Place T-2nd AFC West
Playoff Finish Lost AFC Championship
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1982 1984

The 1983 Seattle Seahawks season was the team's eighth season with the National Football League. The 1983 season was the first season head coach Chuck Knox coached the team.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

1983 Seahawks Draft Selections
Round/Pick Player Position College
1/3 Curt Warner Running Back Penn State
5/123 Chris Castor Wide Receiver Duke
6/150 Reginald Gipson Running Back Alabama A&M
7/177 Sam Merriman Linebacker Idaho
8/210 Matt Hernandez Offensive Tackle Purdue
9/236 Bob Clasby Defensive End Notre Dame
10/263 Pete Speros Offensive Guard Penn State University
11/290 Bob Mayberry Offensive Guard Clemson
12/317 Don Dow Offensive Tackle Washington

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1983 Seattle Seahawks staff
Front Office
  • President/General Manager – Mike McCormack
  • Assistant General Manager – Chuck Allen
  • Player Personnel Director – Dick Mansperger

Head Coaches

  • Head Coach – Chuck Knox
  • Assistant Head Coach – Tom Catlin

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

  • Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers – Tom Catlin
  • Defensive Line – George Dyer
  • Defensive Backs – Ralph Hawkins
  • Special Assignments – Joe Vitt

Special Teams Coaches

  • Special Teams – Rusty Tillman

[1]

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 4, 1983 at Kansas City Chiefs L 17-13 Arrowhead Stadium 0-1 42,531
2 September 11, 1983 at New York Jets W 17-10 Shea Stadium 1-1 50,066
3 September 18, 1983 San Diego Chargers W 34-31 Kingdome 2-1 61,714
4 September 25, 1983 Washington Redskins L 27-17 Kingdome 2-2 60,718
5 October 2, 1983 at Cleveland Browns W 24-9 Cleveland Stadium 3-2 75,446
6 October 9, 1983 at San Diego Chargers L 28-21 Jack Murphy Stadium 3-3 49,132
7 October 16, 1983 Los Angeles Raiders W 38-36 Kingdome 4-3 60,967
8 October 23, 1983 Pittsburgh Steelers L 27-21 Kingdome 4-4 61,615
9 October 30, 1983 at Los Angeles Raiders W 34-21 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 5-4 49,708
10 November 6, 1983 Denver Broncos W 27-19 Kingdome 6-4 61,189
11 November 13, 1983 at St. Louis Cardinals L 33-28 Busch Memorial Stadium 6-5 33,280
12 November 20, 1983 at Denver Broncos L 38-27 Mile High Stadium 6-6 74,710
13 November 27, 1983 Kansas City Chiefs W 51-48 OT Kingdome 7-6 56,793
14 December 4, 1983 Dallas Cowboys L 35-10 Kingdome 7-7 63,352
15 December 11, 1983 at New York Giants W 17-12 Giants Stadium 8-7 48,945
16 December 18, 1983 New England Patriots W 24-6 Kingdome 9-7 59,688

StandingsEdit

AFC West
view · talk · edit W L T PCT PF PA
Los Angeles Raiders 12 4 0 .750 442 338
Seattle Seahawks 9 7 0 .563 403 397
Denver Broncos 9 7 0 .563 302 327
San Diego Chargers 6 10 0 .375 358 462
Kansas City Chiefs 6 10 0 .375 386 367
[2]

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
Wildcard December 24, 1983 Denver Broncos W 31-7 Kingdome 60,752
Divisional December 31, 1983 Miami Dolphins W 27-20 Miami Orange Bowl 71,032
AFC Championship January 8, 1984 Los Angeles Raiders L 30-14 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 88,734

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.