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1983 Cleveland Browns (NFL) 2nd place American Football Conference Central Division 9-7-0 .563
Head Coach: Sam Rutigliano
LinebackersDave Adolph
ReceiversJoe Daniels
Research and DevelopmentJim Garrett
Offensive LineHoward Mudd
Special TeamsJohn Petercuskie
Defensive LineTom Pratt
Strength and ConditioningDave Redding
Running BacksJoe Scannella
Defensive Coordinator/Defensive BackfieldMarty Schottenheimer
Offensive Coordinator/QuarterbacksLarrye Weaver
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/6/1983AGreen Bay Packers21-20WGreen Bay, WILambeau Field41866
Sat8/13/1983ABuffalo Bills27-10WOrchard Park, NYRich Stadium25886
Sat8/20/1983ADenver Broncos10-19LDenver, COMile High Stadium73244
Fri8/26/1983HLos Angeles Raiders20-17WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium61844
Sun9/4/1983HMinnesota Vikings21-27LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium70087
Sun9/11/1983ADetroit Lions31-26WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome60095
Thu9/15/1983HCincinnati Bengals17-7WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium79700
Sun9/25/1983ASan Diego Chargers30-24WOTSan Diego, CAJack Murphy Stadium49482
Sun10/2/1983HSeattle Seahawks9-24LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium75446
Sun10/9/1983HNew York Jets10-7WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium78235
Sun10/16/1983APittsburgh Steelers17-44LPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium59263
Sun10/23/1983ACincinnati Bengals21-28LCincinnati, OHRiverfront Stadium50047
Sun10/30/1983HHouston Oilers25-19WOTCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium66955
Sun11/6/1983AGreen Bay Packers21-35LMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium54089
Sun11/13/1983HTampa Bay Buccaneers20-0WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium56091
Sun11/20/1983ANew England Patriots30-0WFoxborough, MASullivan Stadium40987
Sun11/27/1983HBaltimore Colts41-23WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium65812
Sun12/4/1983ADenver Broncos6-27LDenver, COMile High Stadium70912
Sun12/11/1983AHouston Oilers27-34LHouston, TXAstrodome29746
Sun12/18/1983HPittsburgh Steelers30-17WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium72313
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
80Willis AdamsWR6'220027Navarro JC; Houston166
52Dick AmbroseLILB6'022830Virginia66
61Mike BaabC6'427124Tarrant County JC; Austin JC (Minnesota); Texas1515
9Matt BahrK5'1017527Penn State160
99Keith BaldwinRDE6'527023Texas A&M169
56Chip BanksLOLB6'423324Southern California1616
88Rocky BelkWR6'018723Miami (Florida)100
47Larry BrazielLCB6'019029Compton CC; Southern California137
97Thomas BrownDE6'424026Baylor160
49Clinton BurrellSS6'119227Louisiana State1211
96Reggie CampLDE6'427422California1616
59Dale CarverLB6'222522Georgia160
75Bill ContzOT6'526522Penn State160
50Tom CousineauRILB6'322526Ohio State1616
15Steve CoxP-K6'419525Arkansas70
38Johnny DavisRB6'123527Alabama163
64Joe DeLamielleureROG6'325332Michigan State1616
54Tom DeLeoneC6'225233Ohio State161
73Doug DiekenLOT6'525334Illinois1616
29Hanford DixonRCB5'1119025Southern Mississippi1615
74Paul FarrenC6'527523Boston University160
83Ricky FeacherWR5'1017429Mississippi Valley State95
24Vagas FergusonRB6'021326Notre Dame10
94Elvis FranksDE6'426526Morgan State167
79Bob GolicNT6'226726Notre Dame1616
7Jeff GossettP6'219726Eastern Illinois160
30Boyce GreenRB5'1121523Carson-Newman132
31Al GrossS6'319522Arizona160
26Dino HallRB5'716528Rowan160
81Harry HoltTE6'424026Arizona1511
78Thomas HopkinsOT6'626023Alabama A&M20
68Bob JacksonLOG6'525330Duke1616
51Eddie JohnsonLB6'122524Louisville162
48Lawrence JohnsonCB5'1120326Wisconsin166
89Bobby JonesWR5'1118528Youngstown State1511
85Dave LoganWR6'422129Colorado1612
57Clay MatthewsROLB6'224227Southern California1616
16Paul McDonaldQB6'218525Southern California162
82Ozzie NewsomeTE6'222827Alabama1616
58Scott NicolasLILB6'322623Miami (Florida)168
40Rod PerryCB5'918030Fresno CC; Colorado164
45Mike PruittFB6'022529Purdue1514
72Dave PuzzuoliNT6'326022Pittsburgh160
63Cody RisienROT6'727526Texas A&M1616
22Clarence ScottS6'019034Kansas State165
17Brian SipeQB6'119034Grossmont JC; San Diego State1514
87Tim StrackaTE6'322524Wisconsin130
42Dwight WalkerRB5'1018524Nicholls State160
55Curtis WeathersLB6'523027Mississippi160
21Mike WhitwellFS6'017525Texas A&M1616
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Ron Brown241WRArizona State
Reggie Camp368DECalifornia
Bill Contz5122TPenn State
Tim Stracka6145TEWisconsinfrom CHIB
Dave Puzzuoli6149DTPittsburgh
Rocky Belk7176WRMiami (Florida)from CHIB
Mike McClearn8209GTemple
Thomas Hopkins10262TAlabama A&M
Boyce Green11288RBCarson-Newman
Howard McAdoo11305LBMichigan Statefrom LARI
Paul Farren12316TBoston University
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals76120826612
Opponents Totals7012563840
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals30:50327113186289922344.4115991
Opponents Totals29:10309138155168220440.2105940
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Matt Bahr0384095.0212487.50101
Mike Pruitt120000072
Ozzie Newsome60000036
Boyce Green40000024
Bobby Jones40000024
Ricky Feacher30000018
Harry Holt30000018
Willis Adams20000012
Rocky Belk20000012
Dave Logan20000012
Chip Banks1000006
Doug Dieken1000006
Bob Golic1000006
Dwight Walker1000006
Steve Cox00011100.003
Team Totals42384095.0222588.00356
Opponents Totals42404295.2162272.71342
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Matt Bahr212487.51/19/95/66/70/1
Steve Cox11100.00/00/00/00/01/1
Team Totals222588.01/19/95/66/71/2
Opponents Totals162272.72/35/64/62/51/1
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Mike Pruitt29311844.02710
Boyce Green1044974.8293
Dwight Walker191005.3150
Brian Sipe26562.290
Johnny Davis13423.2160
Bobby Jones11919.0190
Paul McDonald3175.7100
Harry Holt382.740
Willis Adams122.020
Dino Hall122.020
Rocky Belk1-5-5.0-50
Team Totals46519224.12913
Opponents Totals52820653.94015
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Brian Sipe49629158.718235667.212.366t265.2234.627233333379.1
Paul McDonald683247.1323415.010.72711.545.963830342.6
Dwight Walker3133.31258.325.02500.0133.3002525.0
Team Totals56732457.121539326.912.166t274.8284.933271366173.9
Opponents Totals46928059.716733167.111.880t224.7224.732239307777.4
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Ozzie Newsome8997010.966t6
Dave Logan3762716.9342
Bobby Jones3650714.132t4
Mike Pruitt301575.2212
Harry Holt2942014.548t3
Dwight Walker292739.4351
Boyce Green251676.7331
Willis Adams2037418.7592
Ricky Feacher1321716.742t3
Rocky Belk514128.264t2
Johnny Davis5204.0100
Dino Hall4338.3180
Doug Dieken11414.014t1
Tim Stracka11212.0120
Team Totals324393212.166t27
Opponents Totals280331611.880t22
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Tom Cousineau44711.8150
Chip Banks39531.765t1
Mike Whitwell36722.3280
Hanford Dixon34113.7350
Clinton Burrell200.000
Lawrence Johnson200.000
Clarence Scott200.000
Rod Perry12121.0210
Al Gross11818.0180
Bob Golic177.07t1
Team Totals2229613.565t2
Opponents Totals2850818.173t3
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Jeff Gossett70285440.8600817309238534.1
Team Totals70285440.8600817309238534.1
Opponents Totals73295440.5610518310254434.8
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Dino Hall39122847.3190
Dwight Walker30268.7130
Team Totals42123107.4190
Opponents Totals301030910.3660
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Dwight Walker29062721.6380
Boyce Green17035020.6300
Dino Hall11023721.5280
Vagas Ferguson203618.0270
Scott Nicolas202914.5150
Johnny Davis1088.080
Bill Contz1033.030
Team Totals630129020.5380
Opponents Totals61115518.993t1
SACKSNOYDS
Clay Matthews6.0
Elvis Franks5.0
Reggie Camp4.5
Tom Cousineau4.0
Chip Banks4.0
Bob Golic3.5
Dave Puzzuoli2.0
Mike Whitwell1.0
Hanford Dixon1.0
Keith Baldwin1.0
Team Totals32.0239.0
Opponents Totals33.0271.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Willis Adams101100
Dick Ambrose0001100
Chip Banks0001100
Clinton Burrell0001100
Tom Cousineau00022140
Tom DeLeone100000
Ricky Feacher100000
Elvis Franks0001100
Boyce Green400000
Al Gross0001140
Harry Holt110100
Dave Logan120200
Paul McDonald110100
Rod Perry0001100
Mike Pruitt420200
Dave Puzzuoli0001120
Brian Sipe610100
Dwight Walker130300
Team Totals2111101020200
Opponents Totals30101910291
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