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1950 Cleveland Browns

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10-2-0, NFL American Division  · 1950 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 12.7, Offense: 4.0, Defense: 8.7, SoS: -1.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 310 points (25.8/g), 4th of 13 in the NFL. Allowed 144 points (12.0/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 166 points (13.8/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 10.3-1.7.

Coach: Paul Brown (10-2-0)

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* 29 4 12 137 for 253, 1,943 yards, 14 td, 20 int, & 55 rushes for 145 yards and 6 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 4th pick / 1944
FB Marion Motley*+ 30 4 0 140 rushes for 810 yards, 3 td, & 11 catches for 151 yards and 1 td
LH Rex Bumgardner 27 2 0 67 rushes for 231 yards, 2 td, & 9 catches for 112 yards and 1 td
RH Dub Jones 26 4 0 83 rushes for 384 yards, 6 td, & 31 catches for 458 yards and 5 td Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1946
LE Mac Speedie* 30 4 0 42 catches for 548 yards, 1 td Detroit Lions / 15th / 135th pick / 1942
LT Lou Groza* 26 4 0 1 fumble recovered
LG Weldon Humble* 29 3 0 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 24th / 224th pick / 1943
C Frank Gatski 31 4 0 1 fumble recovered
RG Lin Houston 29 4 0 Chicago Bears / 11th / 106th pick / 1944
RT Lou Rymkus 31 7 0 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 7th / 60th pick / 1943
RE Dante Lavelli 27 4 0 37 catches for 565 yards, 5 td Los Angeles Rams / 12th / 103rd pick / 1947
 Defensive Starters
LDE George Young 26 4 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LDT John Kissell 27 2 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 14th / 123rd pick / 1947
MG Bill Willis* 29 4 0
RDT Lou Rymkus 31 7 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 7th / 60th pick / 1943
RDE Len Ford 24 2 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LLB Alex Agase 28 3 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 8th / 71st pick / 1944
MLB Tommy Thompson 23 1 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 3rd / 16th pick / 1948
RLB Tony Adamle* 26 3 0 1 interception, 5 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 12th / 105th pick / 1947
LDH Ken Carpenter 24 Rook 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 13th pick / 1950
RDH Tommy James 27 3 0 9 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 17th / 146th pick / 1947
S Ken Gorgal 21 Rook 0 6 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 6th / 78th pick / 1950
 Special Teams Starters
K Lou Groza* 26 4 0 13 of 19 field goals & 29 of 29 extra points
P Horace Gillom 29 3 0 66 punts for a 43.2 average, 1 blocked
PR Don Phelps 26 Rook 0 13 punt returns for a 13.4 average and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 5th / 65th pick / 1950
KR Don Phelps 26 Rook 0 12 kick returns for a 27.1 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 5th / 65th pick / 1950

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
74 Tony Adamle* 26 RLB 12 0 215 6-0 Ohio St. 5/15/1924 3 Chicago Bears / 12th / 105th pick / 1947
35 Alex Agase 28 LLB 11 0 212 5-10 Purdue,Illinois 3/27/1922 3 Green Bay Packers / 8th / 71st pick / 1944
90 Rex Bumgardner 27 LH 10 0 193 5-11 West Virginia 9/6/1923 2
84 Ken Carpenter 24 LDH 12 0 195 6-0 Oregon St. 2/26/1926 Rook Cleveland Browns / 1st / 13th pick / 1950
70 Emerson Cole 23 12 0 215 6-2 Toledo 12/10/1927 Rook Cleveland Browns / 12th / 156th pick / 1950
53 Len Ford 24 RDE 5 0 245 6-4 Morgan St.,Michigan 2/18/1926 2
22 Frank Gatski 31 C 12 0 233 6-3 Marshall,Auburn 3/18/1919 4
34 Abe Gibron 25 12 0 243 5-11 Valparaiso,Purdue 9/22/1925 1 New York Giants / 6th / 55th pick / 1949
59 Horace Gillom 29 P 12 0 221 6-1 Ohio St.,Nevada-Reno 3/3/1921 3
85 Ken Gorgal 21 S 12 0 200 6-2 Purdue 2/13/1929 Rook Cleveland Browns / 6th / 78th pick / 1950
60 Otto Graham* 29 QB 12 12 196 6-1 Northwestern 12/6/1921 4 Detroit Lions / 1st / 4th pick / 1944
48 Chubby Grigg 24 11 0 294 6-2 Tulsa 1/10/1926 4
46 Lou Groza* 26 K 10 0 240 6-3 Ohio St. 1/25/1924 4
20 Hal Herring 26 12 0 211 6-1 Auburn 2/24/1924 1 Chicago Cardinals / 9th / 90th pick / 1949
32 Lin Houston 29 RG 12 0 213 6-0 Ohio St. 1/11/1921 4 Chicago Bears / 11th / 106th pick / 1944
38 Weldon Humble* 29 LG 12 0 221 6-1 Rice,La-Lafayette 4/24/1921 3 Chicago Cardinals / 24th / 224th pick / 1943
82 Tommy James 27 RDH 12 0 185 5-10 Ohio St. 9/16/1923 3 Detroit Lions / 17th / 146th pick / 1947
86 Dub Jones 26 RH 12 0 202 6-4 Tulane,LSU 12/29/1924 4 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1946
45 John Kissell 27 LDT 12 0 245 6-3 Boston Col. 5/14/1923 2 Los Angeles Rams / 14th / 123rd pick / 1947
80 Warren Lahr 27 12 0 189 5-11 Case Western Reserve 9/5/1923 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 32nd / 294th pick / 1947
56 Dante Lavelli 27 RE 12 0 191 6-0 Ohio St. 2/23/1923 4 Los Angeles Rams / 12th / 103rd pick / 1947
62 Cliff Lewis 27 11 0 167 5-11 Duke 3/22/1923 4 Los Angeles Rams / 21st / 200th pick / 1946
50 Jim Martin 26 12 0 227 6-2 Notre Dame 4/8/1924 Rook Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 26th pick / 1950
92 Dom Moselle 24 11 0 192 6-0 Wisc-Superior 6/23/1926 Rook Cleveland Browns / 23rd / 299th pick / 1950
76 Marion Motley*+ 30 FB 12 0 232 6-1 South Carolina St.,Nevada-Reno 6/5/1920 4
42 Derrell Palmer 28 12 0 240 6-2 TCU 8/27/1922 4 Chicago Bears / 6th / 49th pick / 1943
94 Don Phelps 26 KR 12 0 185 5-11 Kentucky 1/7/1924 Rook Cleveland Browns / 5th / 65th pick / 1950
44 Lou Rymkus 31 RDT 12 0 231 6-4 Notre Dame 11/6/1919 7 Washington Redskins / 7th / 60th pick / 1943
49 John Sandusky 25 12 0 251 6-1 Villanova 12/28/1925 Rook Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 18th pick / 1950
58 Mac Speedie* 30 LE 12 0 203 6-3 Utah 1/12/1920 4 Detroit Lions / 15th / 135th pick / 1942
24 Tommy Thompson 23 MLB 12 0 221 6-1 William & Mary 1/6/1927 1 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 16th pick / 1948
30 Bill Willis* 29 MG 12 0 213 6-2 Ohio St. 10/5/1921 4
52 George Young 26 LDE 12 0 214 6-3 Baldwin-Wallace,Georgia 5/10/1924 4
Team Total 26.7 12 216.2 6-1.1 2.5