1983 Detroit Lions Schedule & Results

1983 Detroit Lions schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Postseason

1983 NFC Divisional Playoff Game
Sat 12/31 1234FINAL
Detroit (9-7) 3601423
San Francisco (10-6) 773724
Pass
G. Danielson (DET), 38-24-236, 5 INT, 0 TD
J. Montana (SF), 31-18-201, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Sims (DET), 20-114, 2 TD
W. Tyler (SF), 17-74, 1 TD
Rec
L. Thompson (DET), 6-74
R. Craig (SF), 7-61

Regular Season

Sun 9/4 1234FINAL
Detroit (1-0) 503311
Tampa Bay (0-1) 00000
Pass
E. Hipple (DET), 24-14-174, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Golsteyn (TB), 21-14-120, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Sims (DET), 14-37
M. Carver (TB), 11-22
Rec
L. Thompson (DET), 6-80
J. Wilder (TB), 9-69
Sun 9/11 1234FINAL
Cleveland (1-1) 7771031
Detroit (1-1) 773926
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 29-18-234, 0 INT, 4 TD
E. Hipple (DET), 25-15-233, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
M. Pruitt (CLE), 24-137
B. Sims (DET), 11-54
Rec
D. Walker (CLE), 5-35
L. Thompson (DET), 8-179, 1 TD
Sun 9/18 1234FINAL
Atlanta (2-1) 3210630
Detroit (1-2) 077014
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 34-24-366, 0 INT, 3 TD
G. Danielson (DET), 22-12-139, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Andrews (ATL), 32-150
J. Jones (DET), 8-36, 1 TD
Rec
A. Jackson (ATL), 5-123, 2 TD
J. Jones (DET), 5-58
Sun 9/25 1234FINAL
Detroit (1-3) 0710017
Minnesota (3-1) 3140320
Pass
E. Hipple (DET), 41-18-267, 5 INT, 1 TD
S. Dils (MIN), 31-18-147, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Jones (DET), 23-85
T. Brown (MIN), 11-22
Rec
M. Nichols (DET), 5-100, 1 TD
T. Brown (MIN), 6-37
Sun 10/2 1234FINAL
Detroit (1-4) 370010
LA Rams (3-2) 0140721
Pass
E. Hipple (DET), 41-19-202, 1 INT, 1 TD
V. Ferragamo (LA), 20-14-140, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Jones (DET), 12-43
E. Dickerson (LA), 30-199, 3 TD
Rec
U. Norris (DET), 5-40, 1 TD
E. Dickerson (LA), 3-21
Sun 10/9 1234FINAL
Green Bay (3-3) 007714
Detroit (2-4) 10147738
Pass
L. Dickey (GB), 37-21-214, 2 INT, 1 TD
E. Hipple (DET), 29-21-235, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
E. Ivery (GB), 7-43
D. Bussey (DET), 12-70
Rec
G. Ellis (GB), 4-48
L. Thompson (DET), 5-93, 2 TD
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
Detroit (3-5) 037717
Washington (6-2) 14143738
Pass
G. Danielson (DET), 17-8-104, 1 INT, 1 TD
J. Theismann (WAS), 23-15-247, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Jones (DET), 12-38
J. Washington (WAS), 22-147
Rec
J. Jones (DET), 4-28
N. Giaquinto (WAS), 5-67
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
B. Sims (DET), 3-24
E. Moorehead (CHI), 6-74, 1 TD
Mon 11/7 1234FINAL
NY Giants (2-7-1) 33309
Detroit (5-5) 750315
Pass
S. Brunner (NYG), 26-13-117, 3 INT, 0 TD
E. Hipple (DET), 24-15-152, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
R. Carpenter (NYG), 16-64
B. Sims (DET), 14-86, 1 TD
Rec
E. Gray (NYG), 5-45
J. Jones (DET), 4-34
Sun 11/13 1234FINAL
Detroit (5-6) 0107017
Houston (1-10) 3714327
Pass
E. Hipple (DET), 29-17-213, 3 INT, 0 TD
O. Luck (HOU), 26-18-189, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
B. Sims (DET), 20-105, 1 TD
E. Campbell (HOU), 28-107
Rec
B. Sims (DET), 9-90
M. Renfro (HOU), 7-75
Sun 11/20 12345F/OT
Detroit (6-6) 30107323
Green Bay (6-6) 71300020
Pass
E. Hipple (DET), 35-14-138, 2 INT, 1 TD
L. Dickey (GB), 17-10-123, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
B. Sims (DET), 36-189
G. Ellis (GB), 18-87
Rec
B. Sims (DET), 5-47
P. Coffman (GB), 4-42, 1 TD
Thu 11/24 1234FINAL
Pittsburgh (9-4) 03003
Detroit (7-6) 17771445
Pass
C. Stoudt (PIT), 25-9-83, 4 INT, 0 TD
E. Hipple (DET), 18-10-153, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
F. Pollard (PIT), 12-82
B. Sims (DET), 26-106, 2 TD
Rec
F. Pollard (PIT), 3-20
J. Chadwick (DET), 4-54, 1 TD
Mon 12/5 1234FINAL
Minnesota (7-7) 00022
Detroit (8-6) 0130013
Pass
S. Dils (MIN), 33-20-177, 1 INT, 0 TD
E. Hipple (DET), 17-9-120, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Nelson (MIN), 12-32
B. Sims (DET), 23-137
Rec
D. Nelson (MIN), 6-58
J. Chadwick (DET), 5-89, 1 TD
Sun 12/11 1234FINAL
Detroit (8-7) 06309
Cincinnati (7-8) 773017
Pass
E. Hipple (DET), 18-7-91, 1 INT, 0 TD
T. Schonert (CIN), 19-6-76, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Sims (DET), 20-80
P. Johnson (CIN), 26-118, 2 TD
Rec
J. Chadwick (DET), 4-79
S. Kreider (CIN), 3-48
Sun 12/18 1234FINAL
Tampa Bay (2-14) 760720
Detroit (9-7) 01031023
Pass
J. Thompson (TB), 42-28-373, 1 INT, 3 TD
G. Danielson (DET), 12-9-143, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
M. Carver (TB), 23-44
J. Jones (DET), 14-69
Rec
M. Carver (TB), 8-67
J. Jones (DET), 5-38

Preseason

Friday, August 5, 1983 FINAL
Detroit (0-1) 17
Philadelphia (1-0) 21
Saturday, August 13, 1983 FINAL
Detroit (1-1) 17
Kansas City (1-1) 13
Saturday, August 20, 1983 FINAL
Buffalo (1-2) 17
Detroit (1-2) 16
Friday, August 26, 1983 FINAL
Cincinnati (0-4) 7
Detroit (2-2) 34

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