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1983 Minnesota Vikings season
Head coach Bud Grant
Home field Metrodome
Results
Record 8-8
Place 4th NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1982 1984

1983 was the 23nd year of season play for the Minnesota Vikings and the 64th regular season of the National Football League. The Vikings finished with a record of eight wins and eight losses.

Contents

Offseason

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NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 4, 1983 at Cleveland Browns W 27-21
2 September 8, 1983 San Francisco 49ers L 48-17
3 September 18, 1983 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 19-16
4 September 25, 1983 Detroit Lions W 20-17
5 October 2, 1983 Dallas Cowboys L 37-24
6 October 9, 1983 at Chicago Bears W 23-14
7 October 16, 1983 Houston Oilers W 34-14
8 October 23, 1983 at Green Bay Packers W 20-17
9 October 30, 1983 at St. Louis Cardinals L 41-31
10 November 6, 1983 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 17-12
11 November 13, 1983 Green Bay Packers L 29-21
12 November 20, 1983 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 17-14
13 November 27, 1983 at New Orleans Saints L 17-16
14 December 5, 1983 at Detroit Lions L 13-2
15 December 11, 1983 Chicago Bears L 19-13
16 December 17, 1983 Cincinnati Bengals W 20-14

Standings

NFC Central
Detroit Lions 9 7 0 .563 347 286
Green Bay Packers 8 8 0 .500 429 439
Chicago Bears 8 8 0 .500 311 301
Minnesota Vikings 8 8 0 .500 316 348
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2 14 0 .125 241 380

Awards, records, and honors

References

AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Baltimore Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Buffalo Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit LA Rams
Miami Houston LA Raiders Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
1983 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XVIII

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