1983 USFL season

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The 1983 USFL season was the inaugural season of the United States Football League. The league's 12 teams were split into three divisions: Atlantic, Central, and Pacific. The majority of game programs for this season, as with the other two, were from the syndicated Kickoff magazine. Local game content was added but the covers were the same. 1983 was the first volume of Kickoff and each numbered edition corresponded to each team's home game. For example, the #5 issue was used for each team's fifth home game.

Publications

Programs
Week/Date Issue Cover Subject Teams Featured
Week 1 Volume 1, #1
Week 2 Volume 1, #2 Craig James Washington Federals
Week 3 Volume 1, #3 Ron Reeves Denver Gold
Week 4 Volume 1, #4 Herschel Walker New Jersey Generals
Week 5 Volume 1, #5
Week 6 Volume 1, #6 Michigan Panthers, Oakland Invaders
Week 7 Volume 1, #7 Kelvin Bryant Philadelphia Stars
Week 8 Volume 1, #8 John Reaves, Fred Besana Tampa Bay Bandits, Oakland Invaders
Week 9 Volume 1, #9
July 10, 1983 Divisional Playoff Michigan Panthers
July 17, 1983 USFL Championship
Media Guides
Arizona Wranglers • Birmingham Stallions • Boston Breakers • Chicago Blitz • Denver Gold • Los Angeles Express • Michigan Panthers • New Jersey Generals • Oakland Invanders • Philadelphia Stars • Tampa Bay Bandits • USFL Postseason • Washington Federals
Yearbooks
Michigan Panthers • Philadelphia Stars
United States Football League
1983 Teams Arizona Wranglers • Birmingham Stallions • Boston Breakers • Chicago Blitz • Denver Gold • Los Angeles Express • Michigan Panthers • New Jersey Generals • Oakland Invaders • Philadelphia Stars • Tampa Bay Bandits • Washington Federals
1984 Teams Arizona Wranglers • Birmingham Stallions • Chicago Blitz • Denver Gold • Houston Gamblers • Jacksonville Bulls • Los Angeles Express • Memphis Showboats • Michigan Panthers • New Jersey Generals • New Orleans Breakers • Oakland Invaders • Oklahoma Outlaws • Philadelphia Stars • Pittsburgh Maulers • San Antonio Gunslingers • Tampa Bay Bandits • Washington Federals
1985 Teams Arizona Outlaws • Baltimore Stars • Birmingham Stallions • Denver Gold • Houston Gamblers • Jacksonville Bulls • Los Angeles Express • Memphis Showboats • New Jersey Generals • Oakland Invaders • Orlando Renegades • Portland Breakers • San Antonio Gunslingers • Tampa Bay Bandits
Seasons 1983 • 1984 • 1985
Venues Alamo Stadium • Giants Stadium • Legion Field • Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum • Soldier Field
Related League publications