1982 NFL Champions
A 57-day players' strike reduced the 1982 season to a 9 game schedule. For the post-season, division standings were ignored and eight teams from each conference were seeded based on their regular season records.
Commissioner Pete Rozelle
Union Director Ed Garvey
Players' President Gene Upshaw

1982 NFL Draft

Pick Player Team
1 Kenneth Sims DT Patriots
2 Johnie Cooks LB Colts
3 Chip Banks LB Browns
4 Art Schlichter QB Colts
5 Jim McMahon QB Bears

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