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1983 NFL Season

In 1983 the Washington Redskins finished with the best record in the league at 14 and 2, but they lost the Super Bowl to the Los Angeles Raiders. Lynn Dickey led the league in passing yards with 4,458, Eric Dickerson led the league in rushing yards with 1,808 and Mike Quick lead the league in receiving yards with 1,409. The top fantasy point producers for the season were Dan Fouts with 21.43 points per game, Lynn Dickey with 21.13 points per game and Eric Dickerson with 20.06 points per game. Some of the top fantasy games were Bill Kenney with 40.25 points against the Seattle Seahawks, Tony Collins with 39.45 points against the New York Jets and Eric Dickerson with 38.95 points against the Detroit Lions.
1983 Top Fantasy Players by Position
Dan Fouts was the top Fantasy Quarterback of 1983. He produced 214.25 fantasy points in 10 games for an average of 21.43 points a game. Statistically, he had 215 pass completions for 2,975 yards and 20 touchdowns. Other top Fantasy qbs were Lynn Dickey with 4,458 passing yards and 32 td passes and Danny White with 3,980 yards passing and 29 td tosses.Dave Krieg with 2,139 yards passing and 18 td tosses.Joe Montana with 3,910 yards passing and 26 td tosses.Bill Kenney with 4,348 yards passing and 24 td tosses.Joe Theismann with 3,714 yards passing and 29 td tosses.Neil Lomax with 2,636 yards passing and 24 td tosses.Brian Sipe with 3,566 yards passing and 26 td tosses.Dan Marino with 2,210 yards passing and 20 td tosses.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Dan Fouts21.43
Lynn Dickey21.13
Danny White19.99
Dave Krieg19.89
Joe Montana19.62
Bill Kenney19.58
Joe Theismann18.88
Neil Lomax17.58
Brian Sipe17.46
Dan Marino17.00
Running Backs
The top fantasy Running Back of 1983 was Eric Dickerson. He averaged 20.06 fantasy points per game for 16 games for a total of 321.00 points. He also had 1,808 rushing yards and 18 rushing touchdowns. Some of the other top Fantasy rbs were John Riggins with 1,347 rushing yards and 280.15 fantasy points and William Andrews with 1,567 yards rushing and 253.15 fantasy points.Curt Warner with 1,449 yards rushing and 245.15 fantasy points.Earl Campbell with 1,301 yards rushing and 212.90 fantasy points.Pete Johnson with 763 yards rushing and 166.75 fantasy points.Walter Payton with 1,421 yards rushing and 234.20 fantasy points.Mike Pruitt with 1,184 yards rushing and 198.25 fantasy points.Marcus Allen with 1,014 yards rushing and 211.45 fantasy points.Ted Brown with 476 yards rushing and 131.45 fantasy points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Eric Dickerson20.06
John Riggins18.68
William Andrews15.82
Curt Warner15.32
Earl Campbell15.21
Pete Johnson15.16
Walter Payton14.64
Mike Pruitt13.22
Marcus Allen13.22
Ted Brown13.15
Wide Receivers
Roy Green was the top Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1983 with 78 receptions for 1,227 yards and 14 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 150.25 fantasy points for an average of 9.39 points per game. The other top wide receiver fantasy point producers were Mike Quick with 1,409 receiving yards on 69 receptions for 148.45 fantasy points and Steve Largent with 1,074 yards receiving on 72 catches.Charlie Brown with 1,225 yards receiving on 78 catches.Carlos Carson with 1,351 yards receiving on 80 catches.James Lofton with 1,300 yards receiving on 58 catches.Mark Duper with 1,003 yards receiving on 51 catches.Tony Hill with 801 yards receiving on 49 catches.Cris Collinsworth with 1,130 yards receiving on 66 catches.Tim Smith with 1,176 yards receiving on 83 catches.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Roy Green9.39
Mike Quick9.28
Steve Largent8.02
Charlie Brown7.64
Carlos Carson7.31
James Lofton7.29
Mark Duper6.88
Tony Hill6.85
Cris Collinsworth6.19
Tim Smith6.03
Tight Ends
Averaging 8.06 fantasy points per game for 14 games made James Jones the top Fantasy Tight End of 1983. Statistically, he had 46 receptions for 1 touchdown and 467 receiving yards. Other top tight end fantasy point producers of 1983 were Paul Coffman with 106.70 fantasy points on 814 receiving yards and 54 receptions and Kellen Winslow with 1,172 yards receiving and 8 touchdowns.Ozzie Newsome with 970 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.Doug Marsh with 421 yards receiving and 8 touchdowns.Doug Cosbie with 588 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.Ulysses Norris with 291 yards receiving and 7 touchdowns.Derrick Ramsey with 335 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.Mike Barber with 657 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns.Tony Hunter with 402 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
James Jones8.06
Paul Coffman6.67
Kellen Winslow6.66
Ozzie Newsome5.28
Doug Marsh4.32
Doug Cosbie4.09
Ulysses Norris3.77
Derrick Ramsey3.77
Mike Barber3.18
Tony Hunter3.15
The top fantasy kicker of 1983 with 33 field goals and 62 extra points was Mark Moseley. These stats produced a 16 game total of 161.00 fantasy points for an average of 10.06 per game. The other top fantasy point seasons turned in by a kicker were from Ali Haji-Sheikh with 35 field goals and 22 extra points for an average of 7.94 points per game and Ray Wersching with 126.00 points on 25 field goals and 51 extra points.Rafael Septien with 123.00 points on 22 field goals and 57 extra points.Gary Anderson with 119.00 points on 27 field goals and 38 extra points.Nick Lowery with 116.00 points on 24 field goals and 44 extra points.Jan Stenerud with 115.00 points on 21 field goals and 52 extra points.Chris Bahr with 114.00 points on 21 field goals and 51 extra points.Eddie Murray with 113.00 points on 25 field goals and 38 extra points.Raul Allegre with 112.00 points on 30 field goals and 22 extra points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Mark Moseley10.06
Ali Haji-Sheikh7.94
Ray Wersching7.88
Rafael Septien7.69
Gary Anderson7.44
Nick Lowery7.25
Jan Stenerud7.19
Chris Bahr7.13
Eddie Murray7.06
Raul Allegre7.00
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