1983 San Diego Chargers season
|1983 San Diego Chargers season|
|Home field||Jack Murphy Stadium|
|Division place||5th AFC West|
|Playoff finish||did not qualify|
The 1983 San Diego Chargers season began with the team trying to improve on their 6–3 record in 1982. It was their first losing season in seven years, as it is to date the most points the Chargers have surrendered in a sixteen-game season.
Despite San Diego's disappointing win-loss record, they led the NFL in passing yardage for the sixth consecutive season, which remains an NFL record.
|1||September 4, 1983||New York Jets||L 41–29|| |
|2||September 12, 1983||at Kansas City Chiefs||W 17–14|| |
|3||September 18, 1983||at Seattle Seahawks||L 34–31|| |
|4||September 25, 1983||Cleveland Browns||L 30–24|| |
|5||October 2, 1983||at New York Giants||W 41–34|| |
|6||October 9, 1983||Seattle Seahawks||W 28–21|| |
|7||October 16, 1983||at New England Patriots||L 37–21|| |
|8||October 23, 1983||at Denver Broncos||L 14–6|| |
|9||October 31, 1983||Washington Redskins||L 27–24|| |
|10||November 6, 1983||at Pittsburgh Steelers||L 26–3|| |
|11||November 13, 1983||Dallas Cowboys||W 24–23|| |
|12||November 20, 1983||at St. Louis Cardinals||L 44–14|| |
|13||November 27, 1983||Denver Broncos||W 31–7|| |
|14||December 1, 1983||Los Angeles Raiders||L 42–10|| |
|15||December 11, 1983||Kansas City Chiefs||W 41–38|| |
|16||December 18, 1983||at Los Angeles Raiders||L 30–14|| |
|Los Angeles Raiders(1)||12||4||0||.750||6–2||10–2||442||338||W1|
|San Diego Chargers||6||10||0||.375||4–4||4–8||358||462||L1|
|Kansas City Chiefs||6||10||0||.375||2–6||4–8||386||367||W1|
Week 5: New York Giants
- Date: October 2
- Game time: 4:00 p.m.
- Game weather: 66°F, wind 8 mph
- Box Score
Gill Byrd had an interception for San Diego.
- 1983 San Diego Chargers at pro-football-reference.com