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CINCINNATI BENGALS HISTORY: 1983
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1983 FINAL RESULTS

Record: 7-9-0 (3rd in AFC Central); 4-4 at home, 3-5 on road

Head Coach: Forrest Gregg

DateOpponentW-LScoreAtt.Stadium
September 4LA RaidersL10-2050,956Riverfront
September 11BuffaloL6-1046,839Riverfront
September 15at ClevelandL7-1779,700Cleveland
September 25at Tampa BayW23-1756,023Tampa
October 2BaltimoreL31-3448,104Riverfront
October 10PittsburghL14-2456,086Riverfront
October 16at DenverL17-2474,305Mile High
October 23ClevelandW28-2150,047Riverfront
October 30Green BayW34-1453,349Riverfront
November 6at HoustonW55-1439,706Astrodome
November 13at Kansas CityL15-2044,711Arrowhead
November 20HoustonW38-1046,375Riverfront
November 28at MiamiL14-3875,186Cleveland
December 4at PittsburghW23-1055,832Three Rivers
December 11DetroitW17-945,728Riverfront
December 17at MinnesotaL14-2051,565Metrodome
Bengals 1983 Summary

The Bengals started the season by losing six of their first seven games and finished 7-9. Despite the losing record, the Bengals claimed the top overall defense in the NFL. In the offseason, Forrest Gregg resigned as head coach and Sam Wyche was named as his replacement.

1983: A CLOSER LOOK
PRO BOWL PLAYERS
  • WR Cris Collinsworth
  • T Anthony Muñoz
1983 SEASON LEADERS
  • Passing: Ken Anderson (297 Att, 198 Comp, 2333 Yds, 66.7 Pct, 12 TD, 13 Int, 85.6 Rating)
  • Rushing: Pete Johnson (210 Att, 763 Yds, 3.6 Avg, 16 Long, 14 TD)
  • Receiving: Cris Collinsworth (66 Rec, 1130 Yds, 17.1 Avg, 63 Long, 5 TD)
  • Scoring: Jim Breech, 87 points (16 FG; 39 PAT)
1983 NEWS AND NOTES
  • The Bengals set a single-game franchise record with five rushing touchdowns in a 55-14 win at Houston on November 6. The 55 points stand fifth all-time in team history for most points scored in a game.
STADIUM
  • Riverfront Stadium
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1983 Helmet/Uniform

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1983 Logo

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NT Tim Krumrie

NT TIM KRUMRIE