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1960 Cleveland Browns

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8-3-1, Finished 2nd in NFL East Division  · 1960 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 11.0, Offense: 8.2, Defense: 2.9, SoS: -1.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 362 points (30.2/g), 1st of 13 in the NFL. Allowed 217 points (18.1/g), 4th.
 Differential of 145 points (12.1/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 9.2-2.8.

Coach: Paul Brown (8-3-1)

Stadium: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: Hiram College (Hiram, Ohio)

Team Info

President/Majority Owner David Jones
Partial Owner Ellis Ryan
Head Coach/General Manager Paul Brown
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 362 3974 684 5.8 17 12 16 219 160 264 2044 22 5 6.8 96 383 1930 18 5.0 107
Team Defense 217 3806 750 5.1 45 14 14 208 163 319 2163 15 31 6.3 102 405 1643 10 4.1 92
Lg Rank Offense 1 5 2 6 4 13 6 3 1 4 8 3 3 1
Lg Rank Defense 4 8 1 5 9 8 10 5 1 9 9 9 6 6

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 25 boxscore W 1-0 @ Philadelphia Eagles 41 24 21 396 67 329 24 406 300 106 4
2 Sun October 2 boxscore W 2-0 Pittsburgh Steelers 28 20 17 428 296 132 18 406 296 110 2
4 Sun October 16 boxscore W 3-0 @ Dallas Cowboys 48 7 18 282 82 200 1 8 167 79 88 6
4 Sun October 23 boxscore L 3-1 Philadelphia Eagles 29 31 21 451 249 202 18 428 292 136 2
5 Sun October 30 boxscore W 4-1 @ Washington Redskins 31 10 18 281 146 135 18 259 154 105 4
6 Sun November 6 boxscore L 4-2 New York Giants 13 17 9 95 89 6 3 16 314 105 209 2
7 Sun November 13 boxscore W 5-2 St. Louis Cardinals 28 27 20 402 168 234 3 18 385 215 170 3
9 Sun November 20 boxscore L 5-3 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 10 14 24 413 292 121 18 323 174 149 2
10 Sun November 27 boxscore T 5-3-1 @ St. Louis Cardinals 17 17 17 274 88 186 2 21 322 127 195 6
10 Sun December 4 boxscore W 6-3-1 Washington Redskins 27 16 18 326 187 139 3 16 178 57 121 2
11 Sun December 11 boxscore W 7-3-1 Chicago Bears 42 0 15 215 84 131 1 12 193 90 103 8
12 Sun December 18 boxscore W 8-3-1 @ New York Giants 48 34 21 411 296 115 4 21 425 274 151 4

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
16 Milt Plum* 25 QB 12 12 8-3-1 151 250 60.4% 2297 21 8.4 5 2.0 86 9.2 10.0 15.2 191.4 110.4 0 0
18 Len Dawson 25 2 0 8 13 61.5% 23 0 0.0 0 0.0 23 1.8 1.8 2.9 11.5 65.9
49 Bobby Mitchell* 25 HB/KR 12 0 1 1 100.0% 23 1 100.0 0 0.0 23 23.0 43.0 23.0 1.9 158.3
Team Total 25.4 12 8-3-1 160 264 60.6% 2343 22 8.3 5 1.9 86 8.9 9.7 14.6 195.3 109.5 0 0
Opp Total 12 163 319 51.1% 2370 15 4.7 31 9.7 7.4 4.00 14.5 197.5 51.7 26 207 6.3 3.1 7.5

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
32 Jim Brown*+ 24 FB 12 12 215 1257 9 71 5.8 104.8 17.9 19 204 10.7 2 37 1.6 17.0 1461 11 9
49 Bobby Mitchell* 25 HB/KR 12 0 111 506 5 60 4.6 42.2 9.3 45 612 13.6 6 69 3.8 51.0 1118 11 4
40 Prentice Gautt 22 12 0 28 159 1 23 5.7 13.3 2.3 1 10 10.0 0 10 0.1 0.8 169 1 0
16 Milt Plum* 25 QB 12 12 17 -24 2 7 -1.4 -2.0 1.4 -24 2 2
36 Jamie Caleb 24 12 0 8 60 1 30 7.5 5.0 0.7 5 -18 -3.6 0 2 0.4 -1.5 42 1 2
88 Rich Kreitling 24 SE 12 0 2 -17 0 -2 -8.5 -1.4 0.2 16 316 19.8 3 69 1.3 26.3 299 3 0
38 Sam Baker 31 K/P 12 0 1 -11 0 -11 -11.0 -0.9 0.1 -11 0 0
18 Len Dawson 25 2 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0 0 1
86 Gern Nagler 28 TE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 36 616 17.1 3 53 3.0 51.3 616 3 1
26 Ray Renfro* 31 FL 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 24 378 15.8 4 66 2.0 31.5 378 4 0
81 Leon Clarke 27 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 184 16.7 4 86 1.2 20.4 184 4 0
87 Fred Murphy 22 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 36 18.0 0 23 0.2 4.0 36 0 0
83 A.D. Williams 27 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.4 5 0 0
Team Total 25.4 12 383 1930 18 71 5.0 160.8 31.9 160 2343 14.6 22 86 13.3 195.3 4273 40 20
Opp Total 12 405 1643 10 4.1 136.9 33.8 163 2163 13.3 15 13.6 180.3 3806 25 27

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
49 Bobby Mitchell* 25 HB/KR 12 0 9 101 0 34 11.2 17 432 1 90 25.4 1651
32 Jim Brown*+ 24 FB 12 12 14 300 0 33 21.4 1761
44 Jim Shofner 25 PR/RCB 12 0 11 105 0 36 9.5 105
36 Jamie Caleb 24 12 0 5 90 0 25 18.0 132
40 Prentice Gautt 22 12 0 3 47 0 19 15.7 216
24 Bobby Franklin 24 12 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 1 23 0 23 23.0 25
30 Bernie Parrish* 24 LCB 12 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 0
20 Ross Fichtner 22 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
46 Don Fleming 23 LS 12 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
68 Larry Stephens 22 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 25.4 12 21 208 0 36 9.9 45 900 1 90 20.0 5381
Opp Total 12 24 168 0 7.0 62 1177 0 19.0

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
38 Sam Baker 31 K/P 12 0 20 12 60.0%% 46 44 95.7%% 55 2309 64 0 42.0
Team Total 25.4 12 20 12 60.0%% 46 44 95.7%% 55 2309 64 0 42.0
Opp Total 12 21 12 57.1%% 25 25 100.0%% 46 2093 45.5

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
44 Jim Shofner 25 PR/RCB 12 0 8 75 0 23 0 0 0 3 7 0
32 Jim Brown*+ 24 FB 12 12 0 9 1 0 0
24 Bobby Franklin 24 12 0 8 131 2 37 0 0 1 0 0 0
30 Bernie Parrish* 24 LCB 12 0 6 238 1 92 0 0 0 1 0 0
46 Don Fleming 23 LS 12 0 5 85 0 30 0 0 0 1 14 0
35 Galen Fiss 29 LLB 12 0 1 19 0 19 0 0 0 4 1 0
49 Bobby Mitchell* 25 HB/KR 12 0 0 4 1 0 0
36 Jamie Caleb 24 12 0 0 2 2 0 0
79 Bob Gain 31 LDT 12 0 1 22 1 22 0 0 0 2 0 0
18 Len Dawson 25 2 0 0 1 1 0 0
16 Milt Plum* 25 QB 12 12 0 2 0 0 0
50 Vince Costello 28 MLB 12 0 0 0 1 3 0
80 Jim Marshall 23 RDE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
34 Walt Michaels 31 RLB 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
86 Gern Nagler 28 TE 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
72 Floyd Peters 24 RDT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
64 Jim Ray Smith*+ 28 LG 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
68 Larry Stephens 22 12 0 1 34 1 34 0
84 Paul Wiggin 26 LDE 12 0 1 20 1 20 0
60 John Wooten 24 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 25.4 12 31 624 6 92 0 0 20 22 25 0
Opp Total 12 37 27 13

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
38 Sam Baker 31 K/P 12 0 44 12 80
49 Bobby Mitchell* 25 HB/KR 12 0 5 6 1 12 72
32 Jim Brown*+ 24 FB 12 12 9 2 11 66
81 Leon Clarke 27 9 0 4 4 24
26 Ray Renfro* 31 FL 12 0 4 4 24
88 Rich Kreitling 24 SE 12 0 3 3 18
86 Gern Nagler 28 TE 12 0 3 3 18
24 Bobby Franklin 24 12 0 2 2 12
16 Milt Plum* 25 QB 12 12 2 2 12
36 Jamie Caleb 24 12 0 1 1 6
79 Bob Gain 31 LDT 12 0 1 1 6
40 Prentice Gautt 22 12 0 1 1 6
30 Bernie Parrish* 24 LCB 12 0 1 1 6
68 Larry Stephens 22 12 0 1 1 6
84 Paul Wiggin 26 LDE 12 0 1 1 6
Team Total 25.4 12 18 22 1 6 47 44 12 362
Opp Total 12 10 15 1 25 12 217

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1960-09-25 @ PHI W, 41-24 1 31 rush Bobby Mitchell 31 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
2 1960-09-25 @ PHI W, 41-24 1 1 rush Jim Brown 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
3 1960-09-25 @ PHI W, 41-24 2 1 rush Milt Plum 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
4 1960-09-25 @ PHI W, 41-24 3 30 rush Bobby Mitchell 30 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
5 1960-09-25 @ PHI W, 41-24 4 11 pass Bobby Mitchell 11 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
6 1960-10-02 PIT W, 28-20 1 1 rush Milt Plum 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
7 1960-10-02 PIT W, 28-20 2 5 rush Bobby Mitchell 5 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
8 1960-10-02 PIT W, 28-20 2 60 pass Rich Kreitling 60 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
9 1960-10-02 PIT W, 28-20 4 2 rush Jim Brown 2 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
10 1960-10-16 @ DAL W, 48-7 1 46 pass Bobby Mitchell 46 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
11 1960-10-16 @ DAL W, 48-7 2 5 rush Jim Brown 5 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
12 1960-10-16 @ DAL W, 48-7 2 30 rush Bobby Mitchell 30 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
13 1960-10-16 @ DAL W, 48-7 2 34 interception Larry Stephens 34 yard interception return (Sam Baker kick)
14 1960-10-16 @ DAL W, 48-7 3 90 kickoff Bobby Mitchell 90 yard kickoff return (Sam Baker kick)
15 1960-10-16 @ DAL W, 48-7 3 6 pass Gern Nagler 6 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
16 1960-10-16 @ DAL W, 48-7 4 5 rush Jamie Caleb 5 yard rush
17 1960-10-23 PHI L, 29-31 2 86 pass Leon Clarke 86 yard pass from Milt Plum
18 1960-10-23 PHI L, 29-31 3 71 rush Jim Brown 71 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
19 1960-10-23 PHI L, 29-31 4 3 pass Bobby Mitchell 3 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
20 1960-10-30 @ WAS W, 31-10 2 25 rush Jim Brown 25 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
21 1960-10-30 @ WAS W, 31-10 2 23 pass Ray Renfro 23 yard pass from Bobby Mitchell (Sam Baker kick)
22 1960-10-30 @ WAS W, 31-10 3 53 pass Gern Nagler 53 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
23 1960-10-30 @ WAS W, 31-10 3 3 rush Bobby Mitchell 3 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
24 1960-11-06 NYG L, 13-17 3 6 pass Ray Renfro 6 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
25 1960-11-13 STL W, 28-27 1 1 rush Jim Brown 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
26 1960-11-13 STL W, 28-27 2 66 pass Ray Renfro 66 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
27 1960-11-13 STL W, 28-27 2 5 pass Leon Clarke 5 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
28 1960-11-13 STL W, 28-27 4 3 rush Jim Brown 3 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
29 1960-11-20 @ PIT L, 10-14 4 6 pass Rich Kreitling 6 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
30 1960-11-27 @ STL T, 17-17 2 20 pass Gern Nagler 20 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
31 1960-11-27 @ STL T, 17-17 2 2 pass Leon Clarke 2 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
32 1960-12-04 WAS W, 27-16 1 30 pass Jim Brown 30 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
33 1960-12-04 WAS W, 27-16 2 12 pass Rich Kreitling 12 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
34 1960-12-04 WAS W, 27-16 2 29 pass Bobby Mitchell 29 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
35 1960-12-11 CHI W, 42-0 1 27 pass Leon Clarke 27 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
36 1960-12-11 CHI W, 42-0 2 92 interception Bernie Parrish 92 yard interception return (Sam Baker kick)
37 1960-12-11 CHI W, 42-0 2 31 interception Bobby Franklin 31 yard interception return (Sam Baker kick)
38 1960-12-11 CHI W, 42-0 2 4 rush Jim Brown 4 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
39 1960-12-11 CHI W, 42-0 4 37 interception Bobby Franklin 37 yard interception return (Sam Baker kick)
40 1960-12-11 CHI W, 42-0 4 3 rush Prentice Gautt 3 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
41 1960-12-18 @ NYG W, 48-34 1 31 pass Ray Renfro 31 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
42 1960-12-18 @ NYG W, 48-34 2 69 pass Bobby Mitchell 69 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
43 1960-12-18 @ NYG W, 48-34 2 7 pass Bobby Mitchell 7 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
44 1960-12-18 @ NYG W, 48-34 4 37 pass Jim Brown 37 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
45 1960-12-18 @ NYG W, 48-34 4 20 interception Paul Wiggin 20 yard interception return (Sam Baker kick)
46 1960-12-18 @ NYG W, 48-34 4 11 rush Jim Brown 11 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
47 1960-12-18 @ NYG W, 48-34 4 22 interception Bob Gain 22 yard interception return (run failed)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1960-09-25 @ PHI L, 24-41 2 24 pass Tommy McDonald 24 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Bobby Walston kick)
2 1960-09-25 @ PHI L, 24-41 4 10 pass Bobby Walston 10 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Bobby Walston kick)
3 1960-09-25 @ PHI L, 24-41 4 6 pass Pete Retzlaff 6 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
4 1960-10-02 PIT L, 20-28 3 40 pass Tom Tracy 40 yard pass from Bobby Layne (Bobby Layne kick)
5 1960-10-02 PIT L, 20-28 4 1 rush Tom Tracy 1 yard rush
6 1960-10-02 PIT L, 20-28 4 3 pass Buddy Dial 3 yard pass from Bobby Layne (Bert Rechichar kick)
7 1960-10-16 @ DAL L, 7-48 4 12 pass Billy Howton 12 yard pass from Don Heinrich (Fred Cone kick)
8 1960-10-23 PHI W, 31-29 1 49 pass Bobby Walston 49 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Bobby Walston kick)
9 1960-10-23 PHI W, 31-29 3 2 rush Billy Ray Barnes 2 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
10 1960-10-23 PHI W, 31-29 3 57 pass Tommy McDonald 57 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Bobby Walston kick)
11 1960-10-23 PHI W, 31-29 4 8 pass Billy Ray Barnes 8 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Bobby Walston kick)
12 1960-10-30 @ WAS L, 10-31 4 1 rush Don Bosseler 1 yard rush (Bob Khayat kick)
13 1960-11-06 NYG W, 17-13 2 1 rush Mel Triplett 1 yard rush (Pat Summerall kick)
14 1960-11-06 NYG W, 17-13 3 6 rush Frank Gifford 6 yard rush (Pat Summerall kick)
15 1960-11-13 STL L, 27-28 2 52 pass Joe Childress 52 yard pass from John David Crow (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
16 1960-11-13 STL L, 27-28 3 5 rush Frank Mestnik 5 yard rush (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
17 1960-11-13 STL L, 27-28 4 43 pass Sonny Randle 43 yard pass from John Roach (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
18 1960-11-20 @ PIT W, 14-10 1 3 rush John Henry Johnson 3 yard rush (Bobby Layne kick)
19 1960-11-20 @ PIT W, 14-10 4 4 rush Tom Tracy 4 yard rush (Bobby Layne kick)
20 1960-11-27 @ STL T, 17-17 2 2 rush John David Crow 2 yard rush (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
21 1960-11-27 @ STL T, 17-17 4 12 pass Sonny Randle 12 yard pass from John Roach (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
22 1960-12-04 WAS L, 16-27 1 27 rush Dick James 27 yard rush (Bob Khayat kick)
23 1960-12-18 @ NYG L, 34-48 1 16 interception Dick Lynch 16 yard interception return (Pat Summerall kick)
24 1960-12-18 @ NYG L, 34-48 1 23 pass Kyle Rote 23 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Pat Summerall kick)
25 1960-12-18 @ NYG L, 34-48 2 18 pass Kyle Rote 18 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Pat Summerall kick)
26 1960-12-18 @ NYG L, 34-48 3 70 pass Bob Schnelker 70 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Pat Summerall kick)