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.
1982 Regular Season Results
|9/12||at Green Bay||L||23-35||0-1|
|11/28||vs Kansas City||W||20-14||1-3|
|12/2||vs San Francisco||L||24-30||1-4|
|12/18||at Los Angeles||L||31-37||1-6|
|1/2||at San Francisco||W||21-20||2-7|