The Montreal Concordes’ 1983 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the East Division

Montreal Concordes 1983 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Montreal Concordes 1983 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 90 67 L2 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 5 10 1 11 367 447 T1 3-2-1
    Home 8 2 5 1 5 181 208 T1 1-4-1
    Visitor 8 3 5 0 6 186 239 W1 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 6 2 3 1 5 142 162 T1 2-3-1
   Non-divisional opponent 10 3 7 0 6 225 285 W1 3-3-0

Full 1983 League Standings

Montreal Concordes 1983 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.531 1-1-1 (3) 1-2-0 (3)
Non-Divisional 0.513 1-4-0 (5) 2-3-0 (5)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.344
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.500
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.750
BC Lions (2) 0.688
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.500
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.500
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.313
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.563

Coaches

Head Coach
  • Joe Galat (March 8, 1982 – Oct. 21, 1985)

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1983 Montreal Concordes Attendance

  • Capacity: 66,308
  • Total: 189,101
  • High: 41,157
  • Avg: 23,637 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1982 Avg: +8,247
  • Low: 15,621
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 35.65
  • Diff from League Avg: -6,565

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Team Scoring

19831982 +/-
Average Combined Score 50.88 2.81 +
Average Winning Score 31.60 13.10 +
Average Losing Score 18.80 2.37 +
Average Home Score 22.63 3.13 +
Average Visitor Score 23.25 9.38 +
Average Margin of Victory 12.20 5.20 +
Average Margin of Loss 14.10 3.69 -

Stadium

  • 1983 home stadium: Olympic Stadium
  • Capacity: 66,308
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1977 – Expansion/artificial turf

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Montreal 362460 4957106 6044104 366197 181 (22.6)186 (23.3)367 (22.9)
Opponent 7042112 4570115 364177 5786143 239 (29.9)208 (26.0)447 (27.9)

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-4-1) 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 5 (2-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (3-7-1)
After 2nd 3 (1-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 5 (3-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (2-9-0)
After 3rd 3 (2-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-3-1) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 6 (5-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 9 (0-8-1)
After 4th 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 5 (0-5-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 5 (5-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 10 (0-10-0)

Montreal Concordes 1983 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • None

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Harry Skipper
  • 1 – Bill Hampton
  • 1 – Phil Jones

Lineman Star

  • None

Montreal Concordes 1983 Player Awards and Nominations

1983 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Delbert Fowler (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Delbert Fowler (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Miles Gorrell (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Denny Ferdinand (Division Finalist)
  • Rookie — Jeff Patterson (Team Nominee)

Montreal Concordes 1983 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–1 (10) Mark Hopkins (LB) York
3–1 (19) Blake Nill (OT) Calgary
4–1 (28) Jim Kardash (TE) Western Ontario
5–1 (37) Steve Nagel (DE) Wilfrid Laurier
6–1 (46) Ed Slabikowski (DB) Windsor
7–1 (55) Ken Ross (DE) Carleton
8–1 (64) Scott Leckie (DB) Toronto

Montreal Concordes 1983 All-Star Selections

3 All-Canadian Selections
IR Ron Robinson
OLB Delbert Fowler
CB Harry Skipper
4 All-Division Selections
IR Ron Robinson
T Miles Gorrell
OLB Delbert Fowler
CB Harry Skipper

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 1
Fri. June 10
7:30 PM
OTT 4 @ MTL 14 W 10,100
B 7
Thu. June 16
7:00 PM
MTL 34 @ OTT 13 W 12,803
C 10
Wed. June 22
7:00 PM
MTL 18 @ HAM 25 L 11,250
D 15
Tue. June 28
7:00 PM
TOR 25 @ MTL 24 L 9,700
1 19
Thu. July 7
5:30 PM
SSK 21 @ MTL 14 L 26,643 CBC
2 25
Sat. July 16
7:30 PM
OTT 28 @ MTL 36 W 15,621
3 29
Sat. July 23
6:00 PM
MTL 13 @ TOR 28 L 35,490 CBC
4 34
Sun. July 31
3:00 PM
MTL 10 @ CGY 42 L 22,665 CTV
5 37
Sun. Aug. 7
1:30 PM
WPG 30 @ MTL 25 L 20,774 CBC
7 44
Sat. Aug. 20
5:30 PM
EDM 28 @ MTL 15 L 20,126 CBC
8 49
Sat. Aug. 27
8:30 PM
MTL 6 @ BC 28 L 36,743 CBC
9 54
Mon. Sept. 5
5:00 PM
MTL 30 @ HAM 35 L 18,527 CTV
10 56
Sat. Sept. 10
6:30 PM
MTL 30 @ WPG 18 W 21,189 CBC
11 60
Sat. Sept. 17
11:30 PM
BC 42 @ MTL 26 L 17,161 CBC
13 69
Sun. Oct. 2
1:30 PM
TOR 30 @ MTL 17 L 20,046 CBC
14 73
Sun. Oct. 9
1:30 PM
MTL 40 @ SSK 23 W 23,749
15 76
Sat. Oct. 15
7:30 PM
MTL 32 @ EDM 45 L 49,074 CTV
16 79
Sat. Oct. 22
1:30 PM
CGY 8 @ MTL 27 W 27,573 CBC
17 83
Sat. Oct. 29
1:30 PM
MTL 25 @ OTT 20 W 20,959 CBC
18 89
Sun. Nov. 6
12:30 PM
HAM 21 @ MTL 21 T 41,157 CTV