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Paul Brown

Paul Eugene Brown

Born: September 7, 1908 in Norwalk, OH
Died: August 5, 1991 in Cincinnati, OH
College: Miami (OH)   (school history)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1967

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1946 38 Cleveland Browns AAFC 14 12 2 0 .857 1 1 0 1.000 1 AAFC Champions
1947 39 Cleveland Browns AAFC 14 12 1 1 .923 1 1 0 1.000 1 AAFC Champions
1948 40 Cleveland Browns AAFC 14 14 0 0 1.000 1 1 0 1.000 1 AAFC Champions
1949 41 Cleveland Browns AAFC 12 9 1 2 .900 2 2 0 1.000 1 AAFC Champions
1950 42 Cleveland Browns NFL 12 10 2 0 .833 2 2 0 1.000 1 NFL Champions
1951 43 Cleveland Browns NFL 12 11 1 0 .917 1 0 1 .000 1
1952 44 Cleveland Browns NFL 12 8 4 0 .667 1 0 1 .000 1
1953 45 Cleveland Browns NFL 12 11 1 0 .917 1 0 1 .000 1
1954 46 Cleveland Browns NFL 12 9 3 0 .750 1 1 0 1.000 1 NFL Champions
1955 47 Cleveland Browns NFL 12 9 2 1 .818 1 1 0 1.000 1 NFL Champions
1956 48 Cleveland Browns NFL 12 5 7 0 .417 4
1957 49 Cleveland Browns NFL 12 9 2 1 .818 1 0 1 .000 1
1958 50 Cleveland Browns NFL 12 9 3 0 .750 1 0 1 .000 1
1959 51 Cleveland Browns NFL 12 7 5 0 .583 2
1960 52 Cleveland Browns NFL 12 8 3 1 .727 2
1961 53 Cleveland Browns NFL 14 8 5 1 .615 3
1962 54 Cleveland Browns NFL 14 7 6 1 .538 3
1968 60 Cincinnati Bengals AFL 14 3 11 0 .214 5
1969 61 Cincinnati Bengals AFL 14 4 9 1 .308 5
1970 62 Cincinnati Bengals NFL 14 8 6 0 .571 1 0 1 .000 1
1971 63 Cincinnati Bengals NFL 14 4 10 0 .286 4
1972 64 Cincinnati Bengals NFL 14 8 6 0 .571 3
1973 65 Cincinnati Bengals NFL 14 10 4 0 .714 1 0 1 .000 1
1974 66 Cincinnati Bengals NFL 14 7 7 0 .500 3
1975 67 Cincinnati Bengals NFL 14 11 3 0 .786 1 0 1 .000 2
25 yrs 326 213 104 9 .672 17 9 8 .529 2.0 Avg Finish
17 yrs CLE 214 158 48 8 .767 14 9 5 .643 1.5
8 yrs CIN 112 55 56 1 .495 3 0 3 .000 3.0

Games over .500: 109
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 7
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 14

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
1946 CLE 9 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 6 3 1 2 7 8 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 7 4 2 3 4 7 1 1 1 1
1947 CLE 8 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 6 3 2 2 3 5 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 4 4 3 4 5 5 1 1 1 1
1948 CLE 8 1 2 2 1 3 2 1 2 3 3 3 1 4 2 2 3 2 1 1 4 1 1 1 1 4 5 2 1 4 1
1949 CLE 7 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 5 5 2 4 5 3 1 2 1 1 3 1 3 4 4 3 4 7 5 1 1 2 1
1950 CLE 13 1 2 1 3 6 4 2 6 4 4 2 1 11 9 6 2 6 1 2 1 8 4 3 3 2 3 1 1 2 2
1951 CLE 12 1 1 1 2 8 3 3 9 8 3 6 10 10 6 4 1 3 2 1 2 4 2 1 3 1 7 3 1 5 1
1952 CLE 12 3 5 3 1 1 3 3 10 3 5 1 2 1 1 3 8 3 1 2 10 4 3 7 3 11 9 3 6 7 1
1953 CLE 12 1 1 1 4 4 4 1 9 7 4 6 4 11 2 5 1 1 6 1 6 3 5 5 9 7 12 6 2 6 4
1954 CLE 12 2 5 1 1 5 2 6 1 3 3 8 7 11 5 8 4 2 1 1 6 4 1 1 1 4 2 1 6 7 2
1955 CLE 12 1 2 1 1 3 1 2 1 2 1 8 5 12 5 1 1 1 1 1 5 1 1 4 2 8 7 3 6 4 2
1956 CLE 12 7 9 5 6 9 11 4 6 7 11 9 6 12 12 10 3 10 2 1 11 6 9 4 10 10 1 1 1 5 1
1957 CLE 12 1 4 1 1 5 3 1 1 2 1 6 1 12 10 6 3 1 2 1 8 3 4 4 5 9 4 1 1 4 2
1958 CLE 12 1 3 2 5 5 3 1 2 1 1 1 1 12 12 12 3 2 5 3 8 3 4 1 5 4 4 9 7 7 8
1959 CLE 12 4 2 3 5 4 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 10 7 7 1 6 6 3 8 2 2 2 5 10 7 10 7 6 10
1960 CLE 13 2 1 1 6 5 1 2 8 3 3 1 6 13 6 3 1 4 8 4 1 9 9 6 6 5 8 10 5 1 9
1961 CLE 14 4 4 5 6 7 6 3 2 2 7 5 10 13 8 8 1 4 7 5 10 3 4 10 5 5 4 10 3 11 9
1962 CLE 14 6 3 4 6 11 9 2 10 7 3 5 8 10 9 11 2 9 3 3 10 12 9 7 10 11 2 2 4 7 4
1968 CIN 10 9 5 7 9 8 9 1 6 3 5 2 3 9 9 9 1 8 8 6 10 8 9 5 9 10 5 6 9 10 6
1969 CIN 10 7 6 8 10 7 6 6 10 7 8 3 10 10 7 3 1 3 10 10 7 9 10 6 10 5 4 7 9 6 9
1970 CIN 26 12 3 9 20 16 7 1 10 4 3 3 5 22 21 19 3 19 20 9 5 9 9 14 11 5 24 25 16 6 19
1971 CIN 26 24 2 11 8 6 11 1 14 6 9 3 4 13 14 10 2 18 12 9 11 10 13 10 11 20 5 13 22 3 15
1972 CIN 26 10 12 9 3 9 13 7 12 14 11 13 20 4 9 21 2 13 3 5 17 3 12 7 21 24 15 4 5 11 1
1973 CIN 26 4 6 10 5 5 11 2 10 7 12 6 8 13 8 7 3 3 8 11 10 7 8 17 8 14 15 13 3 11 11
1974 CIN 26 11 23 11 6 4 10 10 19 12 11 2 24 20 4 7 4 4 11 13 26 17 22 15 24 19 10 4 8 26 3
1975 CIN 26 4 5 7 6 2 9 8 13 17 6 23 22 6 1 4 4 2 7 6 2 6 18 12 24 3 14 2 3 10 3
25 yrs %tile 79 80 81 75 69 73 89 59 71 76 73 62 34 61 63 91 75 73 83 58 66 63 70 58 51 58 72 74 64 74
17 yrs CLE 90 85 91 83 70 80 91 64 75 81 72 69 30 62 65 90 81 82 93 62 69 73 77 69 53 60 77 82 69 81
8 yrs CIN 54 67 59 59 66 57 83 48 64 64 75 49 44 58 58 94 63 54 60 50 59 42 56 34 46 54 60 55 53 62

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1946 38 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1947 39 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1948 40 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1949 41 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1950 42 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1951 43 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1952 44 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1953 45 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1954 46 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1955 47 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1956 48 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1957 49 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1958 50 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1959 51 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1960 52 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1961 53 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1962 54 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1968 60 NFL Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach
1969 61 NFL Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach
1970 62 NFL Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach
1971 63 NFL Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach
1972 64 NFL Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach
1973 65 NFL Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach
1974 66 NFL Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach
1975 67 NFL Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach