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1983 New York Jets season
Head Coach Joe Walton
Home Field Shea Stadium
Results
Record 7–9
Place 5th AFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1982 1984

The 1983 New York Jets season was the 24th season for the team and the 14th in the National Football League. It began with the team trying to improve upon its 6–3 record from 1982 and return to the playoffs under first-year head coach Joe Walton. The Jets, who finished the season with a record of 7–9, played their 20th and final season at Shea Stadium before relocating their home games to Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, starting with the following season.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

RosterEdit

1983 New York Jets final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
1 1983-09-04 at San Diego Chargers W 41–29 Jack Murphy Stadium
51,004
2 1983-09-11 Seattle Seahawks L 17–10 Shea Stadium
50,066
3 1983-09-18 at New England Patriots L 23–13 Sullivan Stadium
43,182
4 1983-09-25 Los Angeles Rams W 27–24 Shea Stadium
52,070
5 1983-10-03 at Buffalo Bills W 34–10 Rich Stadium
79,933
6 1983-10-09 at Cleveland Browns L 10–7 Cleveland Stadium
78,235
7 1983-10-16 Miami Dolphins L 32–14 Shea Stadium
58,615
8 1983-10-23 Atlanta Falcons L 27–21 Shea Stadium
46,878
9 1983-10-30 at San Francisco 49ers W 27–13 Candlestick Park
54,796
10 1983-11-06 Baltimore Colts L 17–14 Shea Stadium
53,323
11 1983-11-13 Buffalo Bills L 24–17 Shea Stadium
48,513
12 1983-11-21 at New Orleans Saints W 31–28 Louisiana Superdome
68,606
13 1983-11-27 New England Patriots W 26–3 Shea Stadium
48,620
14 1983-12-04 at Baltimore Colts W 10–6 Memorial Stadium
35,462
15 1983-12-10 Pittsburgh Steelers L 34–7 Shea Stadium
53,996
16 1983-12-16 at Miami Dolphins L 34–14 Miami Orange Bowl
59,975

Standings Edit

AFC East
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Miami Dolphins 1240.750389250
New England Patriots 880.500274289
Buffalo Bills 880.500283351
Baltimore Colts 790.438264354
New York Jets 790.438313331

Game summariesEdit

Week 15: Pittsburgh SteelersEdit

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1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 7 13 7 7 34
Jets 0 0 7 0 7

at Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

Last home game played at Shea Stadium

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