4-5 (.444)
8th place in AFC Short Season

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.

Head Coach Rutigliano
General Manager Peter Hadhazy
Team Owner Art Modell
Stadium Cleveland Stadium
Attendance 251,314
Average 62,829

1982 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 3 Chip Banks LB
2 31 Keith Baldwin DE
4 87 Dwight Walker WR
5 115 Mike Baab C
6 162 Mike Whitwell WR

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