1983 Chicago Bears Schedule & Results

1983 Chicago Bears schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 9/4 1234FINAL
Atlanta (1-0) 607720
Chicago (0-1) 0107017
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 23-14-201, 0 INT, 2 TD
J. McMahon (CHI), 29-20-254, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Andrews (ATL), 22-95
W. Payton (CHI), 20-103
Rec
W. Andrews (ATL), 3-43, 1 TD
W. Payton (CHI), 8-96
Sun 9/11 1234FINAL
Tampa Bay (0-2) 037010
Chicago (1-1) 0100717
Pass
J. Golsteyn (TB), 42-22-277, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. McMahon (CHI), 24-16-286, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Wilder (TB), 11-40
W. Payton (CHI), 17-45
Rec
J. Giles (TB), 7-80
W. Payton (CHI), 6-115, 1 TD
Sun 9/18 12345F/OT
Chicago (1-2) 73714031
New Orleans (2-1) 73147334
Pass
J. McMahon (CHI), 17-11-172, 1 INT, 1 TD
K. Stabler (NO), 39-25-279, 3 INT, 2 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 28-161, 1 TD
W. Wilson (NO), 21-72
Rec
W. Gault (CHI), 4-103, 3 TD
J. Groth (NO), 7-74
Sun 9/25 12345F/OT
Chicago (1-3) 03313019
Baltimore (2-2) 01306322
Pass
V. Evans (CHI), 16-8-153, 2 INT, 1 TD
M. Pagel (BAL), 30-19-251, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Gentry (CHI), 8-38
R. McMillan (BAL), 21-78, 1 TD
Rec
W. Gault (CHI), 5-130, 1 TD
M. Bouza (BAL), 6-83
Sun 10/2 1234FINAL
Denver (2-3) 007714
Chicago (2-3) 14100731
Pass
S. DeBerg (DEN), 30-17-235, 1 INT, 1 TD
J. McMahon (CHI), 23-15-174, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
S. Winder (DEN), 9-20
W. Payton (CHI), 23-91
Rec
S. Watson (DEN), 5-90
M. Suhey (CHI), 5-89
Sun 10/9 1234FINAL
Minnesota (4-2) 7310323
Chicago (2-4) 070714
Pass
S. Dils (MIN), 29-14-180, 1 INT, 0 TD
V. Evans (CHI), 21-11-167, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
T. Galbreath (MIN), 16-104, 1 TD
W. Payton (CHI), 20-102, 2 TD
Rec
T. Galbreath (MIN), 5-48
W. Payton (CHI), 4-67
Sun 10/16 1234FINAL
Chicago (2-5) 0100717
Detroit (3-4) 7107731
Pass
V. Evans (CHI), 45-28-336, 0 INT, 2 TD
E. Hipple (DET), 16-7-151, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 15-86
B. Sims (DET), 15-77, 1 TD
Rec
K. Margerum (CHI), 6-82, 1 TD
L. Thompson (DET), 4-86
Sun 10/23 1234FINAL
Chicago (3-5) 70007
Philadelphia (4-4) 00336
Pass
V. Evans (CHI), 18-9-102, 0 INT, 1 TD
R. Jaworski (PHI), 30-11-136, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 30-82
M. Williams (PHI), 9-42
Rec
W. Payton (CHI), 3-13
V. Kab (PHI), 3-45
Sun 10/30 1234FINAL
Detroit (4-5) 14314738
Chicago (3-6) 0301417
Pass
E. Hipple (DET), 19-12-216, 0 INT, 1 TD
V. Evans (CHI), 23-11-131, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Sims (DET), 19-91
W. Payton (CHI), 20-80, 1 TD
Rec
J. Chadwick (DET), 3-68, 1 TD
E. Moorehead (CHI), 6-74, 1 TD
Sun 11/6 1234FINAL
Chicago (3-7) 007714
LA Rams (6-4) 0140721
Pass
J. McMahon (CHI), 29-19-178, 1 INT, 0 TD
V. Ferragamo (LA), 23-12-131, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 14-62
E. Dickerson (LA), 34-127, 2 TD
Rec
M. Suhey (CHI), 7-59
P. Dennard (LA), 3-36, 1 TD
Sun 11/13 1234FINAL
Philadelphia (4-7) 707014
Chicago (4-7) 0140317
Pass
R. Jaworski (PHI), 21-12-150, 1 INT, 2 TD
J. McMahon (CHI), 16-10-140, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
H. Oliver (PHI), 7-32
W. Payton (CHI), 23-131
Rec
M. Quick (PHI), 5-98, 1 TD
D. McKinnon (CHI), 2-64, 1 TD
Sun 11/20 1234FINAL
Chicago (5-7) 0146727
Tampa Bay (1-11) 00000
Pass
J. McMahon (CHI), 12-8-79, 0 INT, 0 TD
J. Komlo (TB), 8-4-49, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
M. Suhey (CHI), 19-112, 1 TD
M. Carver (TB), 8-38
Rec
W. Payton (CHI), 3-25
G. Carter (TB), 3-29
Sun 11/27 1234FINAL
San Francisco (7-6) 30003
Chicago (6-7) 373013
Pass
J. Montana (SF), 43-26-255, 2 INT, 0 TD
J. McMahon (CHI), 19-11-159, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
R. Craig (SF), 10-21
J. McMahon (CHI), 9-74
Rec
R. Craig (SF), 7-57
D. McKinnon (CHI), 3-65, 1 TD
Sun 12/4 1234FINAL
Chicago (6-8) 7701428
Green Bay (7-7) 14701031
Pass
J. McMahon (CHI), 38-20-298, 1 INT, 1 TD
L. Dickey (GB), 34-16-345, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 16-58
G. Ellis (GB), 18-141, 1 TD
Rec
M. Suhey (CHI), 6-35
J. Lofton (GB), 6-120
Sun 12/11 1234FINAL
Chicago (7-8) 1060319
Minnesota (7-8) 607013
Pass
M. Suhey (CHI), 1-1-74, 0 INT, 1 TD
S. Dils (MIN), 36-16-238, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
M. Suhey (CHI), 17-101
T. Galbreath (MIN), 7-22
Rec
W. Payton (CHI), 5-95, 1 TD
B. Bruer (MIN), 6-97
Sun 12/18 1234FINAL
Green Bay (8-8) 770721
Chicago (8-8) 707923
Pass
L. Dickey (GB), 30-10-262, 4 INT, 2 TD
J. McMahon (CHI), 25-14-162, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Clark (GB), 7-61
W. Payton (CHI), 30-148
Rec
P. Coffman (GB), 4-122, 1 TD
W. Payton (CHI), 3-26

Preseason

Saturday, August 6, 1983 FINAL
Buffalo (0-1) 17
Chicago (1-0) 27
Saturday, August 13, 1983 F/OT
Chicago (1-1) 24
St. Louis (1-1) 27
Saturday, August 20, 1983 FINAL
Chicago (2-1) 27
LA Raiders (1-2) 21
Friday, August 26, 1983 F/OT
Kansas City (2-2) 17
Chicago (3-1) 20

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