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.

Wild Card Game

DateAwayScoreHome
Jan 8 Browns 10 - 27 Raiders
Jan 8 Patriots 13 - 28 Dolphins
Jan 8 Lions 7 - 31 Redskins
Jan 8 Cardinals 16 - 41 Packers
Jan 9 Jets 44 - 17 Bengals
Jan 9 Chargers 31 - 28 Steelers
Jan 9 Buccaneers 17 - 30 Cowboys
Jan 9 Falcons 24 - 30 Vikings

Division Championship

DateAwayScoreHome
Jan 15 Jets 17 - 14 Raiders
Jan 15 Vikings 7 - 21 Redskins
Jan 16 Chargers 13 - 34 Dolphins
Jan 16 Packers 26 - 37 Cowboys

AFC Championship

DateAwayScoreHome
Jan 23 Jets 0 - 14 Dolphins
Jan 23 Cowboys 17 - 31 Redskins

SuperBowl XVII (17)

DateAwayScoreHome
Jan 30 Dolphins 17 - 27 Redskins

Champions: Washington Redskins

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