1983 NFL Season

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As originally written by Jimmy Delach and Tim Brulia:


PRESEASON

7/30/83 New Orleans vs. Pittsburgh @ Canton (HOF Game) (ABC) 2:00--HOWARD COSELL, FRANK GIFFORD

8/12/83 New York Giants @ Pittsburgh (ABC) 8:00--HOWARD COSELL, FRANK GIFFORD

8/14/83 New England @ San Francisco (NBC) 4:00--MARV ALBERT, JOHN BRODIE

8/18/83 New York Jets @ Cincinnati (CBS) 9:00--PAT SUMMERALL, JOHN MADDEN

8/19/83 Miami @ Washington (ABC) 8:00--HOWARD COSELL, FRANK GIFFORD, O.J. SIMPSON

8/20/83 Philadelphia @ Green Bay (CBS) 4:00--PAT SUMMERALL, JOHN MADDEN

8/20/83 Pittsburgh @ Dallas (NBC) 9:00--DICK ENBERG, MERLIN OLSEN

8/26/83 Los Angeles Raiders @ Cleveland (NBC) 8:00--DICK ENBERG, MERLIN OLSEN

8/27/83 Houston @ Dallas (CBS) 9:00--PAT SUMMERALL, JOHN MADDEN


WEEK 1, 1983 - NBC Doubleheader:

Saturday 9/3:

Eagles-49ers, 6, CBS, Dick Stockton, Wayne Walker

Note: The PHI-SF game was not a national telecast but was seen only on the primary/secondary CBS affiliates of their respective teams.

Sunday 9/4:

Falcons-Bears, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Johnny Morris

Colts-Patriots, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Jim Turner

Broncos-Steelers, 1, NBC, Bob Costas, Bob Trumpy

Lions-Buccaneers, 1, CBS, Jim Kelly, John Dockery

Packers-Oilers, 1, CBS, Frank Glieber, Dick Vermeil

Raiders-Bengals, 1, NBC, Marv Albert, John Brodie

Rams-Giants, 1, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Dolphins-Bills, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Bob Griese

Vikings-Browns, 1, CBS, Jack Buck, Hank Stram

Cardinals-Saints, 1, CBS, Tom Brookshier, Charlie Waters

Jets-Chargers, 4, NBC, Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen

Seahawks-Chiefs, 4, NBC, Jay Randolph, Gene Washington

Monday 9/5:

Cowboys-Redskins, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, Don Meredith, Howard Cosell


WEEK 2, 1983 - NBC Doubleheader:

Thursday 9/8:

49ers-Vikings, 8:30, ABC, Frank Gifford, O.J. Simpson, Howard Cosell

Sunday 9/11:

Bills-Bengals, 1, NBC, Phil Stone, Mike Adamle

Browns-Lions, 1, NBC, Jay Randolph, Gene Washington

Cowboys-Cardinals, 1, CBS, Frank Glieber, Dick Vermeil

Giants-Falcons, 1, CBS, Jack Buck, John Madden

Steelers-Packers, 1, NBC, Bob Costas, Bob Trumpy

Buccaneers-Bears, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Johnny Morris

Redskins-Eagles, 1, CBS, Jim Kelly, Hank Stram

Broncos-Colts, 4, NBC, Marv Albert, John Brodie

Oilers-Raiders, 4, NBC, Don Criqui, Jim Turner

Patriots-Dolphins, 4, NBC, Charlie Jones, Bob Griese

Saints-Rams, 4, CBS, Dick Stockton, Wayne Walker

Seahawks-Jets, 4, NBC, Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen

Monday 9/12:

Chargers-Chiefs, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, Don Meredith, Howard Cosell


WEEK 3, 1983 - CBS Doubleheader:

Thursday 9/15:

Bengals-Browns, 8:30, ABC, Frank Gifford, Don Meredith, Howard Cosell

Sunday 9/18:

Falcons-Lions, 1, CBS, Frank Glieber, Dick Vermeil

Colts-Bills, 1, NBC, Jay Randolph, Bob Chandler

Bears-Saints, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Johnny Morris

Chiefs-Redskins, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Bob Griese

Rams-Packers (Milwaukee), 1, CBS, Jack Buck, Hank Stram

Jets-Patriots, 1, NBC, Bob Costas, Bob Trumpy

Steelers-Oilers, 1, NBC, Marv Albert, John Brodie

49ers-Cardinals, 1, CBS, Dick Stockton, Wayne Walker

Vikings-Buccaneers, 4, CBS, Jim Kelly, John Dockery

Giants-Cowboys, 4, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Eagles-Broncos, 4, CBS, Tom Brookshier, Charlie Waters

Chargers-Seahawks, 4, NBC, Don Criqui, Merlin Olsen

Monday 9/19:

Dolphins-Raiders, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, O.J. Simpson, Howard Cosell


WEEK 4, 1983 - CBS Doubleheader:

Sunday 9/25:

Bengals-Buccaneers, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Bob Griese

Lions-Vikings, 1, CBS, Jim Kelly, John Dockery

Oilers-Bills, 1, NBC, Bob Costas, Bob Trumpy

Chiefs-Dolphins, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Jim Turner

Patriots-Steelers, 1, NBC, Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen

Saints-Cowboys, 1, CBS, Frank Glieber, Dick Vermeil

Cardinals-Eagles, 1, CBS, Tom Brookshier, Charlie Waters

Bears-Colts, 2, CBS, Tim Ryan, Johnny Morris

Falcons-49ers, 4, CBS, Dick Stockton, Wayne Walker

Browns-Chargers, 4, NBC, Jay Randolph, Bob Chandler

Raiders-Broncos, 4, NBC, Marv Albert, John Brodie

Rams-Jets, 4, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Redskins-Seahawks, 4, CBS, Jack Buck, Hank Stram

Monday 9/26:

Packers-Giants, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, Don Meredith, Howard Cosell


WEEK 5, 1983 - NBC Doubleheader:

Sunday 10/2:

Colts-Bengals, 1, NBC, Merle Harmon, Gene Washington

Cowboys-Vikings, 1, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Broncos-Bears, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Bob Griese

Oilers-Steelers, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad

Raiders-Redskins, 1, NBC, Marv Albert, John Brodie

Eagles-Falcons, 1, CBS, Tom Brookshier, Charlie Waters

49ers-Patriots, 1, CBS, Dick Stockton, Wayne Walker

Seahawks-Browns, 1, NBC, Phil Stone, Dave Rowe

Buccaneers-Packers, 1, CBS, Jack Buck, Hank Stram

Lions-Rams, 4, CBS, Frank Glieber, Dick Vermeil

Dolphins-Saints, 4, NBC, Jay Randolph, Bob Trumpy

Cardinals-Chiefs, 4, CBS, Jim Kelly, Jim Hill

Chargers-Giants, 4, NBC, Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen

Monday 10/3:

Jets-Bills, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, O.J. Simpson, Howard Cosell


WEEK 6, 1983 - CBS Doubleheader:

Sunday 10/9:

Bills-Dolphins, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Bob Griese

Broncos-Oilers, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad

Packers-Lions, 1, CBS, Tom Brookshier, Charlie Waters

Vikings-Bears, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Johnny Morris

Saints-Falcons, 1, CBS, Jim Kelly, John Dockery

Jets-Browns, 1, NBC, Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen

Redskins-Cardinals, 1, CBS, Jack Buck, Hank Stram

Patriots-Colts, 2, NBC, Phil Stone, John Brodie

Chiefs-Raiders, 4, KCTV-Kansas City, Don Fortune, Len Dawson

Rams-49ers, 4, CBS, Dick Stockton, Wayne Walker

Eagles-Giants, 4, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Seahawks-Chargers, 4, NBC, Jay Randolph, Reggie Rucker

Buccaneers-Cowboys, 4, CBS, Frank Glieber, Dick Vermeil

Monday 10/10:

Steelers-Bengals, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, O.J. Simpson, Don Meredith


WEEK 7, 1983 - CBS Doubleheader:

Sunday 10/16:

Bears-Lions, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Johnny Morris

Browns-Steelers, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Bob Griese

Oilers-Vikings, 1, NBC, Phil Stone, Gene Washington

Dolphins-Jets, 1, NBC, Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen

Cardinals-Buccaneers, 1, CBS, Tom Brookshier, Charlie Waters

Chargers-Patriots, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Jim Turner

49ers-Saints, 1, CBS, Dick Stockton, Wayne Walker

Bills-Colts, 2, NBC, Jay Randolph, Reggie Rucker

Falcons-Rams, 4, CBS, Jim Kelly, Hank Stram

Bengals-Broncos, 4, NBC, Bob Costas, Bob Trumpy

Raiders-Seahawks, 4, NBC, Marv Albert, John Brodie

Giants-Chiefs, 4, CBS, Frank Glieber, Dick Vermeil

Eagles-Cowboys, 4, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Monday 10/17:

Redskins-Packers, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, O.J. Simpson, Don Meredith


WEEK 8, 1983 - NBC Doubleheader:

Sunday 10/23:

Falcons-Jets, 1, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Bears-Eagles, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Johnny Morris

Browns-Bengals, 1, NBC, Bob Costas, Bob Trumpy

Lions-Redskins, 1, CBS, Frank Glieber, Dick Vermeil

Chiefs-Oilers, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Gene Washington

Vikings-Packers, 1, CBS, Jack Buck, Hank Stram

Patriots-Bills, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Bob Griese

Dolphins-Colts, 2, NBC, Phil Stone, Bob Chandler

Saints-Buccaneers, 4, CBS, Jim Kelly, John Dockery

Steelers-Seahawks, 4, NBC, Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen

Chargers-Broncos, 4, NBC, Marv Albert, John Brodie

49ers-Rams, 4, CBS, Dick Stockton, Wayne Walker

Raiders-Cowboys, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, O.J. Simpson, Don Meredith

Monday 10/24:

Giants-Cardinals, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, O.J. Simpson, Don Meredith


WEEK 9, 1983 - CBS Doubleheader:

Sunday 10/30:

Colts-Eagles, 1, NBC, Bob Costas, Bob Trumpy

Cowboys-Giants, 1, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Lions-Bears, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Johnny Morris

Oilers-Browns, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Bob Griese

Vikings-Cardinals, 1, CBS, Tom Brookshier, Charlie Waters

Patriots-Falcons, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Gene Washington

Saints-Bills, 1, CBS, Dick Stockton, Jim Hill

Buccaneers-Steelers, 1, CBS, Jim Kelly, John Dockery

Packers-Bengals, 4, CBS, Jack Buck, Hank Stram

Chiefs-Broncos, 4, NBC, Phil Stone, Bob Chandler

Rams-Dolphins, 4, CBS, Frank Glieber, Dick Vermeil

Jets-49ers, 4, NBC, Marv Albert, John Brodie

Seahawks-Raiders, 4, NBC, Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen

Monday 10/31:

Redskins-Chargers, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, Don Meredith, Howard Cosell


WEEK 10, 1983 - NBC Doubleheader:

Sunday 11/6:

Falcons-Saints, 1, CBS, Tom Brookshier, Charlie Waters

Bills-Patriots, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Gene Washington

Bengals-Oilers, 1, NBC, Jay Randolph, Reggie Rucker

Browns-Packers (Milwaukee), 1, NBC, Phil Stone, Bob Chandler

Cowboys-Eagles, 1, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Raiders-Chiefs, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Bob Griese

Chargers-Steelers, 1, NBC, Bob Costas, Bob Trumpy

Buccaneers-Vikings, 1, CBS, Jack Buck, Hank Stram

Colts-Jets, 4, NBC, Marv Albert, John Brodie

Bears-Rams, 4, CBS, Tim Ryan, Johnny Morris

Broncos-Seahawks, 4, NBC, Merle Harmon, Dave Rowe

Dolphins-49ers, 4, NBC, Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen

Cardinals-Redskins, 4, CBS, Frank Glieber, Dick Vermeil

Monday 11/7:

Giants-Lions, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, Don Meredith, Howard Cosell


WEEK 11, 1983 - CBS Doubleheader:

Sunday 11/13:

Bills-Jets, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Bob Griese

Bengals-Chiefs, 1, NBC, Phil Stone, Reggie Rucker

Lions-Oilers, 1, CBS, Jim Hill, John Dockery

Packers-Vikings, 1, CBS, Jack Buck, Hank Stram

Dolphins-Patriots, 1, NBC, Bob Costas, Bob Trumpy

Eagles-Bears, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Johnny Morris

Seahawks-Cardinals, 1, NBC, Jay Randolph, Gene Washington

Buccaneers-Browns, 1, CBS, Tom Brookshier, Charlie Waters

Steelers-Colts, 2, NBC, Merle Harmon, Jim Turner

Cowboys-Chargers, 4, CBS, Frank Glieber, Dick Vermeil

Broncos-Raiders, 4, NBC, Don Criqui, Merlin Olsen

Saints-49ers, 4, CBS, Dick Stockton, Wayne Walker

Redskins-Giants, 4, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Monday 11/14:

Rams-Falcons, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, Don Meredith, Howard Cosell


WEEK 12, 1983 - NBC Doubleheader:

Sunday 11/20:

Colts-Dolphins, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Bob Griese

Bears-Buccaneers, 1, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Browns-Patriots, 1, NBC, Phil Stone, Reggie Rucker

Lions-Packers (Milwaukee), 1, CBS, Tom Brookshier, Charlie Waters

Oilers-Bengals, 1, NBC, Jay Randolph, Bob Chandler

Raiders-Bills, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Gene Washington

Vikings-Steelers, 1, CBS, Jim Kelly, John Dockery

Giants-Eagles, 1, CBS, Jack Buck, Hank Stram

Chargers-Cardinals, 1, NBC, Bob Costas, Bob Trumpy

Chiefs-Cowboys, 4, NBC, Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen

49ers-Falcons, 4, CBS, Dick Stockton, Wayne Walker

Seahawks-Broncos, 4, NBC, Marv Albert, John Brodie

Redskins-Rams, 4, CBS, Frank Glieber, Dick Vermeil

Monday 11/21:

Jets-Saints, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, O.J. Simpson, Howard Cosell


WEEK 13, 1983 - CBS Doubleheader:

Thursday 11/24:

Steelers-Lions, 12:30, NBC, Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen

Cardinals-Cowboys, 4, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Sunday 11/27:

Colts-Browns, 1, NBC, Phil Stone, Bob Chandler

Oilers-Buccaneers, 1, NBC, Jay Randolph, Dave Rowe

Vikings-Saints, 1, CBS, Jim Kelly, John Dockery

Patriots-Jets, 1, NBC, Marv Albert, John Brodie

Eagles-Redskins, 1, CBS, Jack Buck, Hank Stram

49ers-Bears, 1, CBS, Dick Stockton, Wayne Walker

Bills-Rams, 4, NBC, Bob Costas, Bob Trumpy

Broncos-Chargers, 4, NBC, Don Criqui, Gene Washington

Packers-Falcons, 4, CBS, Frank Glieber, Dick Vermeil

Chiefs-Seahawks, 4, NBC, Merle Harmon, Jim Turner

Giants-Raiders, 4, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Monday 11/28:

Bengals-Dolphins, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, Don Meredith, Howard Cosell


WEEK 14, 1983 - NBC Doubleheader:

Thursday 12/1:

Raiders-Chargers, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, Howard Cosell, O.J. Simpson

Sunday 12/4:

Falcons-Redskins, 1, CBS, Tom Brookshier, Jim Hill

Bills-Chiefs, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Gene Washington

Bears-Packers, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Johnny Morris

Bengals-Steelers, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Bob Griese

Rams-Eagles, 1, CBS, Jack Buck, Hank Stram

Dolphins-Oilers, 1, NBC, Merle Harmon, Dave Rowe

Saints-Patriots, 1, CBS, Jim Kelly, John Dockery

Cardinals-Giants, 1, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Browns-Broncos, 4, NBC, Marv Albert, John Brodie

Cowboys-Seahawks, 4, CBS, Frank Glieber, Dick Vermeil

Jets-Colts, 4, NBC, Bob Costas, Bob Trumpy

Buccaneers-49ers, 4, CBS, Dick Stockton, Wayne Walker

Monday 12/5:

Vikings-Lions, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, Don Meredith, Howard Cosell


WEEK 15, 1983 - CBS Doubleheader:

Saturday 12/10:

Steelers-Jets, 12:30, NBC, Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen, Ahmad Rashad

Falcons-Dolphins, 4, CBS, Frank Glieber, Dick Vermeil

Sunday 12/11:

Bears-Vikings, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Johnny Morris

Browns-Oilers, 1, NBC, Bob Costas, Bob Trumpy

Lions-Bengals, 1, CBS, Jack Buck, Hank Stram

Saints-Eagles, 1, CBS, Tom Brookshier, Charlie Waters

49ers-Bills, 1, CBS, Dick Stockton, Wayne Walker

Seahawks-Giants, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Gene Washington

Colts-Broncos, 4, NBC, Jay Randolph, Bob Chandler

Chiefs-Chargers, 4, NBC, Charlie Jones, Bob Griese

Patriots-Rams, 4, NBC, Marv Albert, John Brodie

Cardinals-Raiders, 4, CBS, Jim Kelly, John Dockery

Redskins-Cowboys, 4, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Monday 12/12:

Packers-Buccaneers, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, Don Meredith, Howard Cosell


WEEK 16, 1983 - NBC Doubleheader:

Friday 12/16:

Jets-Dolphins, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, Don Meredith, Howard Cosell

Saturday 12/17:

Giants-Redskins, 12:30, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Bengals-Vikings, 4, NBC, Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen

Sunday 12/18:

Bills-Falcons, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, John Brodie

Broncos-Chiefs, 1, NBC, Phil Stone, Jim Turner

Packers-Bears, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Johnny Morris

Rams-Saints, 1, CBS, Jack Buck, Hank Stram

Eagles-Cardinals, 1, CBS, Dick Stockton, Wayne Walker

Steelers-Browns, 1, NBC, Bob Costas, Bob Trumpy

Oilers-Colts, 2, NBC, Gary Gerould, Dave Rowe

Patriots-Seahawks, 4, NBC, Charlie Jones, Bob Griese

Chargers-Raiders, 4, NBC, Marv Albert, Reggie Rucker

Buccaneers-Lions, 4, CBS, Frank Glieber, Dick Vermeil

Monday 12/19:

Cowboys-49ers, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, Don Meredith, O.J. Simpson


WILD CARD GAMES:

Saturday 12/24: Broncos-Seahawks, 4, NBC, Charlie Jones, Bob Griese

Monday 12/26: Rams-Cowboys, 2:30, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden


DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS:

Saturday 12/31:

Seahawks-Dolphins, 12:30, NBC, Marv Albert, Bob Trumpy

Lions-49ers, 4, CBS, Frank Glieber, Dick Vermeil

Sunday 1/1:

Rams-Redskins, 12:30, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Steelers-Raiders, 4, NBC, Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen, Ahmad Rashad


CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS:

Sunday 1/8:

49ers-Redskins, 12:30, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden, Irv Cross

Seahawks-Raiders, 4, NBC, Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen


SUPER BOWL XVIII from Tampa:

Sunday 1/22: Redskins-Raiders, 4:30, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden, Irv Cross


PRO BOWL from Honolulu:

Sunday 1/29: AFC-NFC, 4, ABC, Frank Gifford, O.J. Simpson, Lynn Swann