MNF History: 1983
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Notes from the 1983 MNF season:

  • 1983 would be Howard Cosell's last season on Monday Night Football.

  • O.J. Simpson replaced Fran Tarkenton on the MNF announcing team.

  • On Oct. 17, the Redskins and Packers combined for 95 points, with Green Bay winning 48-47. That total remains the highest-scoring game in MNF history.

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    *denotes record
    MNF results: 1983
    Date Result
    Sept. 5, 1983 Dallas 31, WASHINGTON 30
    Sept. 12, 1983 San Diego 17, KANSAS CITY 14
    Sept. 19, 1983 L.A. RAIDERS 27, Miami 14
    Sept. 26, 1983 N.Y. GIANTS 27, Green Bay 3
    Oct. 3, 1983 N.Y. Jets 34, BUFFALO 10
    Oct. 10, 1983 Pittsburgh 24, CINCINNATI 14
    Oct. 17, 1983* GREEN BAY 48, Washington 47
    Oct. 24, 1983 ST. LOUIS 20, N.Y. Giants 20 (OT)
    Oct. 31, 1983* Washington 27, SAN DIEGO 24
    Nov. 7, 1983 DETROIT 15, N.Y. Giants 9
    Nov. 14, 1983 L.A. Rams 36, ATLANTA 14
    Nov. 21, 1983 N.Y. Jets 31, NEW ORLEANS 28
    Nov. 28, 1983 MIAMI 38, Cincinnati 14
    Dec. 5, 1983 DETROIT 13, Minnesota 2
    Dec. 12, 1983 Green Bay 12, TAMPA BAY 9 (OT)
    Dec. 19, 1983 SAN FRANCISCO 42, Dallas 17

    *Green Bay and Washington combined for a 95 points. A MNF record.

    *San Diego's Ed Luther threw six interceptions against the Redskins.

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