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1946 Cleveland Browns

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12-2-0, Finished 1st in AAFC West Division  · 1946 AAFC Season Summary

Scored 423 points (30.2/g), 1st of 9 in the AAFC. Allowed 137 points (9.8/g), 1st.
 Differential of 286 points (20.4/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 13.1-0.9.

Coach: Paul Brown (12-2-0)

Stadium: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: Bowling Green State (Bowling Green, Ohio)


Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Otto Graham 25 Rook 9 95 for 174, 1,834 yards, 17 td, 5 int, & 30 rushes for -125 yards and 1 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 4th pick / 1944
FB Marion Motley 26 Rook 10 73 rushes for 601 yards, 5 td, & 10 catches for 188 yards and 1 td
LH Edgar Jones 28 1 13 77 rushes for 539 yards, 4 td, & 4 catches for 120 yards and 1 td Chicago Bears / 19th / 180th pick / 1942
RH Don Greenwood 25 1 10 77 rushes for 274 yards, 6 td, & 4 catches for 0 yards and 0 td
LE Mac Speedie 26 Rook 10 24 catches for 564 yards, 7 td Detroit Lions / 15th / 135th pick / 1942
LT Jim Daniell 28 1 9 Chicago Bears / 12th / 110th pick / 1942
LG Ed Ulinski 27 Rook 11
C Mike Scarry 26 2 10
RG Bill Willis 25 Rook 9
RT Lou Rymkus 27 3 13 Washington Redskins / 7th / 60th pick / 1943
RE Dante Lavelli 23 Rook 8 40 catches for 843 yards, 8 td, & 1 rush for 14 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 12th / 103rd pick / 1947
 Special Teams Starters
K Lou Groza 22 Rook 5 13 of 29 field goals & 45 of 47 extra points
P Tom Colella 28 4 2 47 punts for a 40.3 average, 0 blocked Detroit Lions / 7th / 55th pick / 1942
PR Otto Graham 25 Rook 9 12 punt returns for a 10.8 average and 0 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 4th pick / 1944
KR Edgar Jones 28 1 13 12 kick returns for a 25.6 average and 1 td Chicago Bears / 19th / 180th pick / 1942

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Chet Adams 31 14 0 233 6-3 Ohio 10/24/1915 7 Cleveland Rams / 12th / 103rd pick / 1939
Al Akins 25 4 0 199 6-1 Washington,Washington St. 6/13/1921 Rook Cleveland Rams / 6th / 53rd pick / 1944
Ernie Blandin 27 lt 14 5 248 6-4 Tulane 6/21/1919 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 33rd pick / 1942
George Cheroke 25 14 0 195 5-9 Ohio St. 1/2/1921 Rook
Tom Colella 28 P 14 2 187 6-0 Canisius 7/3/1918 4 Detroit Lions / 7th / 55th pick / 1942
Al Coppage 30 e 14 1 195 6-1 Oklahoma 2/8/1916 6 Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 111th pick / 1940
Jim Daniell 28 LT 14 9 230 6-2 Ohio St. 4/10/1918 1 Chicago Bears / 12th / 110th pick / 1942
Fred Evans 25 6 0 185 5-11 Notre Dame 5/23/1921 Rook Chicago Bears / 3rd / 24th pick / 1943
Gene Fekete 24 fb 6 2 195 6-0 Ohio St. 8/31/1922 Rook Detroit Lions / 6th / 49th pick / 1945
Frank Gatski 27 c 10 1 233 6-3 Marshall,Auburn 3/18/1919 Rook
Otto Graham 25 PR 14 9 196 6-1 Northwestern 12/6/1921 Rook Detroit Lions / 1st / 4th pick / 1944
Don Greenwood 25 RH 13 10 190 6-0 Missouri,Illinois 2/18/1921 1
Lou Groza 22 c 14 5 240 6-3 Ohio St. 1/25/1924 Rook
John Harrington 25 e 12 2 198 6-3 Marquette 4/15/1921 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 8th / 68th pick / 1945
Lin Houston 25 rg 12 5 213 6-0 Ohio St. 1/11/1921 Rook Chicago Bears / 11th / 106th pick / 1944
Edgar Jones 28 KR 14 13 193 5-10 Pittsburgh 5/6/1918 1 Chicago Bears / 19th / 180th pick / 1942
Alex Kapter 24 6 0 205 6-0 Northwestern 3/26/1922 Rook Detroit Lions / 21st / 211th pick / 1944
Bob Kolesar 25 2 0 200 5-10 Michigan 4/5/1921 Rook Detroit Lions / 12th / 101st pick / 1943
Dante Lavelli 23 RE 14 8 191 6-0 Ohio St. 2/23/1923 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 12th / 103rd pick / 1947
Cliff Lewis 23 db 10 2 167 5-11 Duke 3/22/1923 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 21st / 200th pick / 1946
Bill Lund 22 hb 10 2 180 5-10 Case Western Reserve 10/27/1924 Rook Cleveland Rams / 15th / 147th pick / 1945
Mel Maceau 25 12 0 203 6-0 Marquette 12/25/1921 Rook Cleveland Rams / 14th / 141st pick / 1944
Marion Motley 26 FB 13 10 232 6-1 South Carolina St.,Nevada-Reno 6/5/1920 Rook
John Rokisky 31 5 0 202 6-2 Duquesne 7/24/1915 Rook Pittsburgh Steelers / 18th / 161st pick / 1942
Lou Rymkus 27 RT 14 13 231 6-4 Notre Dame 11/6/1919 3 Washington Redskins / 7th / 60th pick / 1943
Lou Saban 25 c 14 2 202 6-0 Indiana 10/13/1921 Rook Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers / 10th / 88th pick / 1944
Mike Scarry 26 C 14 10 214 6-0 Waynesburg 2/1/1920 2
Bud Schwenk 29 4 0 201 6-2 Washington (MO) 8/26/1917 4 Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 19th pick / 1942
Gaylon Smith 30 fb 14 1 202 5-11 Rhodes 7/15/1916 7 Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 13th pick / 1939
Mac Speedie 26 LE 14 10 203 6-3 Utah 1/12/1920 Rook Detroit Lions / 15th / 135th pick / 1942
Bob Steuber 25 hb 6 1 200 6-2 Missouri,DePauw 10/25/1921 3 Chicago Bears / 1st / 9th pick / 1943
Ray Terrell 27 hb 9 4 185 6-0 Mississippi 6/29/1919 Rook
Ed Ulinski 27 LG 14 11 203 5-11 Marshall 12/7/1919 Rook
Bill Willis 25 RG 13 9 213 6-2 Ohio St. 10/5/1921 Rook
John Yonakor 25 re 14 5 222 6-5 Notre Dame 8/4/1921 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 9th pick / 1945
George Young 22 de 13 2 214 6-3 Baldwin-Wallace,Georgia 5/10/1924 Rook
Team Total 25.9 14 206.1 6-0.8 1.1