1983 Seattle Seahawks season
Head Coach Chuck Knox
Home Field Kingdome
Results
Record 9–7
Place T-2nd AFC West
Playoff Finish Lost AFC Championship
Timeline
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1982 1984

The 1983 Seattle Seahawks season was the team's eighth season with the National Football League. The 1983 season was the first season head coach Chuck Knox coached the team.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

1983 Seahawks Draft Selections
Round/Pick Player Position College
1/3 Curt Warner Running Back Penn State
5/123 Chris Castor Wide Receiver Duke
6/150 Reginald Gipson Running Back Alabama A&M
7/177 Sam Merriman Linebacker Idaho
8/210 Matt Hernandez Offensive Tackle Purdue
9/236 Bob Clasby Defensive End Notre Dame
10/263 Pete Speros Offensive Guard Penn State
11/290 Bob Mayberry Offensive Guard Clemson
12/317 Don Dow Offensive Tackle Washington

Personnel[edit | edit source]

Staff[edit | edit source]

1983 Seattle Seahawks staff
Front Office
  • President/General Manager – Mike McCormack
  • Assistant General Manager – Chuck Allen
  • Player Personnel Director – Dick Mansperger


Head Coaches

  • Head Coach – Chuck Knox
  • Assistant Head Coach – Tom Catlin


Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

  • Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers – Tom Catlin
  • Defensive Line – George Dyer
  • Defensive Backs – Ralph Hawkins
  • Special Assignments – Joe Vitt


Special Teams Coaches

  • Special Teams – Rusty Tillman

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Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 4 at Kansas City Chiefs L 17-13 Arrowhead Stadium 0-1 42,531
2 September 11 at New York Jets W 17-10 Shea Stadium 1-1 50,066
3 September 18 San Diego Chargers W 34-31 Kingdome 2-1 61,714
4 September 25 Washington Redskins L 27-17 Kingdome 2-2 60,718
5 October 2 at Cleveland Browns W 24-9 Cleveland Stadium 3-2 75,446
6 October 9 at San Diego Chargers L 28-21 Jack Murphy Stadium 3-3 49,132
7 October 16 Los Angeles Raiders W 38-36 Kingdome 4-3 60,967
8 October 23 Pittsburgh Steelers L 27-21 Kingdome 4-4 61,615
9 October 30 at Los Angeles Raiders W 34-21 LA Coliseum 5-4 49,708
10 November 6 Denver Broncos W 27-19 Kingdome 6-4 61,189
11 November 13 at St. Louis Cardinals L 33-28 Busch Memorial Stadium 6-5 33,280
12 November 20 at Denver Broncos L 38-27 Mile High Stadium 6-6 74,710
13 November 27 Kansas City Chiefs W 51-48 (OT) Kingdome 7-6 56,793
14 December 4 Dallas Cowboys L 35-10 Kingdome 7-7 63,352
15 December 11 at New York Giants W 17-12 Giants Stadium 8-7 48,945
16 December 18 New England Patriots W 24-6 Kingdome 9-7 59,688

Standings[edit | edit source]

Template:1983 AFC West standings

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
Wildcard December 24 Denver Broncos W 31-7 Kingdome 60,752
Divisional December 31 Miami Dolphins W 27-20 Miami Orange Bowl 71,032
AFC Championship January 8 Los Angeles Raiders L 30-14 LA Coliseum 88,734

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 2009 Seattle Seahawks Media Guide. pp. 236–238. http://www.seahawksmedia.com/. Retrieved 2010-02-19. 

External links[edit | edit source]


[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/

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