1982 St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) season

The 1982 St. Louis Cardinals season was the franchise’s 63rd year with the National Football League and the 23rd season in St. Louis. It was the Cardinals first postseason appearance since 1975, and their last before the team’s 1988 move to Arizona, as well as the last NFL postseason appearance for any St. Louis franchise until the RamsSuper Bowl championship season of 1999. The 1982 Football Cardinals were 5–4 during the regular-season.

This season would be the last season the Cardinals made the playoffs until 1998.

1982 St. Louis Cardinals season
Head coachJim Hanifan
OwnerBill Bidwill
Home fieldBusch Stadium
Results
Record5–4
Division place6th NFC
Playoff finishLost First Round (at Packers) 16–41
Pro Bowlersnone
1986 Jeno's Pizza - 16 - Eddie Lee Ivery
The Cardinals playing against the Packers in the 1982 NFC First Round Playoff game.

Offseason

NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Personnel

Staff

1982 St. Louis Cardinals staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Chuck Banker

Strength and conditioning

  • Flexibility and Strength – Don Brown

Roster

1982 St. Louis Cardinals roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists

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Rookies in italics

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 12, 1982 at New Orleans Saints W 21–7
58,673
2 September 19, 1982 Dallas Cowboys L 24–7
50,705
Players' strike
3 November 21, 1982 San Francisco 49ers L 31–20
38,064
4 November 28, 1982 at Atlanta Falcons W 23–20
33,411
5 December 5, 1982 at Philadelphia Eagles W 23–20
63,622
6 December 12, 1982 Washington Redskins L 12–7
35,308
7 December 19, 1982 at Chicago Bears W 10–7
43,270
8 December 26, 1982 New York Giants W 24–21
39,824
9 January 2, 1983 at Washington Redskins L 28–0
55,045

Week 3

1 234Total
• 49ers 3 7714 31
Cardinals 0 767 20
  • Date: November 21
  • Location: Busch Stadium
  • Game start: 4:00 p.m. EST
  • Game attendance: 38,064
  • Game weather: 53 °F (11.7 °C); wind 10 miles per hour (16 km/h; 8.7 kn)
  • Referee: Tom Dooley

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Playoffs

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Wildcard January 8, 1983 at Green Bay Packers L 41–16
54,282

NFC: Green Bay Packers 41, St. Louis Cardinals 16

Standings

NFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Washington Redskins(1) 8 1 0 .889 6–1 8–1 190 128 W4
Dallas Cowboys(2) 6 3 0 .667 2–1 4–2 226 145 L2
St. Louis Cardinals(6) 5 4 0 .556 3–1 5–4 135 170 L1
New York Giants 4 5 0 .444 2–3 3–5 164 160 W1
Philadelphia Eagles 3 6 0 .333 1–5 1–5 191 195 L1
National Football Conference
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Washington Redskins(1) 8 1 0 .889 190 128 W4
Dallas Cowboys(2) 6 3 0 .667 226 145 L2
Green Bay Packers(3) 5 3 1 .611 226 169 L1
Minnesota Vikings(4) 5 4 0 .556 187 198 W1
Atlanta Falcons(5) 5 4 0 .556 183 199 L2
St. Louis Cardinals(6) 5 4 0 .556 135 170 L1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers(7) 5 4 0 .556 158 178 W3
Detroit Lions(8) 4 5 0 .444 181 176 W1
New Orleans Saints 4 5 0 .444 129 160 W1
New York Giants 4 5 0 .444 164 160 W1
San Francisco 49ers 3 6 0 .333 209 206 L1
Chicago Bears 3 6 0 .333 141 174 L1
Philadelphia Eagles 3 6 0 .333 191 195 L1
Los Angeles Rams 2 7 0 .222 200 250 W1

Awards and records

References

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2015-May-22.
Scoring summary
Q1SFWersching 36 yard field goalSF 3–0
Q2SFMoore 1 yard run (Wersching kick)SF 10–0
Q2STLGreen 17 yard pass from Lomax (O'Donoghue kick)SF 10–7
Q3STLO'Donoghue 30 yard field goalTie 10–10
Q3STLO'Donoghue 32 yard field goalSTL 13–10
Q3SFFrancis 6 yard pass from Montana (Wersching kick)SF 17–13
Q4SFClark 33 yard pass from Montana (Wersching kick)SF 24–13
Q4SFCooper 17 yard pass from Montana (Wersching kick)SF 31–13
Q4STLAnderson 2 yard run (O'Donoghue kick)SF 31–20
Game information
  • Scoring
    • STL – field goal O'Donoghue 18 STL 3–0
    • GB – Jefferson 60 pass from Dickey (Stenerud kick) GB 7–3
    • GB – Lofton 20 pass from Dickey (Stenerud kick) GB 14–3
    • GB – Ivery 2 run (Stenerud kick) GB 21–3
    • GB – Ivery 4 pass from Dickey (Stenerud kick) GB 28–3
    • STL – Tilley 5 pass from Lomax (kick blocked) GB 28–9
    • GB – field goal Stenerud 46 GB 31–9
    • GB – Jefferson 7 pass from Dickey (Stenerud kick) GB 38–9
    • GB – field goal Stenerud 34 GB 41–9
    • STL – Shumann 18 pass from Lomax (O'Donoghue kick) GB 41–16
Franchise
Stadiums
Culture
Lore
Rivalries
Division championships (7)
Conference championships (1)
League championships (2)
Retired numbers
Current league affiliations
Seasons (99)

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