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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)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Milt Plum* 25 3 12 151 for 250, 2,297 yards, 21 td, 5 int, & 17 rushes for -24 yards and 2 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 17th pick / 1957
HB Bobby Mitchell* 25 2 0 111 rushes for 506 yards, 5 td, & 45 catches for 612 yards and 6 td Cleveland Browns / 7th / 84th pick / 1958
FB Jim Brown*+ 24 3 12 215 rushes for 1,257 yards, 9 td, & 19 catches for 204 yards and 2 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 6th pick / 1957
FL Ray Renfro* 31 8 0 24 catches for 378 yards, 4 td Cleveland Browns / 4th / 48th pick / 1952
SE Rich Kreitling 24 1 0 16 catches for 316 yards, 3 td, & 2 rushes for -17 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1959
TE Gern Nagler 28 7 0 36 catches for 616 yards, 3 td Cleveland Browns / 14th / 167th pick / 1953
LT Dick Schafrath 23 1 0 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1959
LG Jim Ray Smith*+ 28 4 0 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 6th / 64th pick / 1954
C John Morrow 27 4 0 Los Angeles Rams / 28th / 336th pick / 1956
RG Gene Hickerson 25 2 0 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 78th pick / 1957
RT Mike McCormack* 30 9 0 New York Yanks / 3rd / 34th pick / 1951
 Defensive Starters
LDE Paul Wiggin 26 3 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 6th / 73rd pick / 1956
LDT Bob Gain 31 8 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1951
RDT Floyd Peters 24 1 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 8th / 93rd pick / 1958
RDE Jim Marshall 23 Rook 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 4th / 44th pick / 1960
LLB Galen Fiss 29 4 0 1 interception, 4 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 13th / 155th pick / 1953
MLB Vince Costello 28 3 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RLB Walt Michaels 31 9 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 7th / 86th pick / 1951
LCB Bernie Parrish* 24 1 0 6 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 9th / 108th pick / 1958
RCB Jim Shofner 25 2 0 8 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 13th pick / 1958
LS Don Fleming 23 Rook 0 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Cardinals / 28th / 327th pick / 1959
RS Rich Mostardo 22 Rook 0 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 141st pick / 1960
 Special Teams Starters
K Sam Baker 31 7 0 12 of 20 field goals & 44 of 46 extra points Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 133rd pick / 1952
P Sam Baker 31 7 0 55 punts for a 42.0 average, 0 blocked Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 133rd pick / 1952
PR Jim Shofner 25 2 0 11 punt returns for a 9.5 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 13th pick / 1958
KR Bobby Mitchell* 25 2 0 17 kick returns for a 25.4 average and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 7th / 84th pick / 1958

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
38 Sam Baker 31 K 12 0 217 6-2 Oregon St. 11/12/1929 7 6 Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 133rd pick / 1952
32 Jim Brown*+ 24 FB 12 12 232 6-2 Syracuse 2/17/1936 3 21 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 6th pick / 1957
36 Jamie Caleb 24 12 0 210 6-1 Grambling St. 10/29/1936 Rook 0 Cleveland Browns / 16th / 191st pick / 1959
81 Leon Clarke 27 9 0 232 6-4 USC 1/10/1933 4 3 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 14th pick / 1956
50 Vince Costello 28 MLB 12 0 230 6-0 Ohio 8/4/1932 3 7
18 Len Dawson 25 2 0 190 6-0 Purdue 6/20/1935 3 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 5th pick / 1957
54 Bob Denton 26 12 0 244 6-3 Pacific 7/24/1934 Rook 4 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 71st pick / 1959
20 Ross Fichtner 22 12 0 185 6-0 Purdue 10/26/1938 Rook 3 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1960
35 Galen Fiss 29 LLB 12 0 227 6-0 Kansas 7/30/1931 4 9 Cleveland Browns / 13th / 155th pick / 1953
46 Don Fleming 23 LS 12 0 188 6-0 Florida 6/11/1937 Rook 7 Chicago Cardinals / 28th / 327th pick / 1959
24 Bobby Franklin 24 12 0 182 5-11 Mississippi 10/5/1936 Rook 6 Cleveland Browns / 11th / 127th pick / 1960
79 Bob Gain 31 LDT 12 0 256 6-3 Kentucky 6/21/1929 8 8 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1951
40 Prentice Gautt 22 12 0 210 6-1 Oklahoma 2/8/1938 Rook 2 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 19th pick / 1960
66 Gene Hickerson 25 RG 12 0 248 6-3 Mississippi 2/15/1935 2 8 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 78th pick / 1957
82 Jim Houston 23 12 0 240 6-3 Ohio St. 11/3/1937 Rook 4 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 8th pick / 1960
88 Rich Kreitling 24 SE 12 0 208 6-2 Auburn,Illinois 3/13/1936 1 5 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1959
52 Dave Lloyd 24 12 0 247 6-3 Texas Tech,Georgia 11/9/1936 1 4 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 47th pick / 1959
80 Jim Marshall 23 RDE 12 0 248 6-4 Ohio St. 12/30/1937 Rook 7 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 44th pick / 1960
74 Mike McCormack* 30 RT 12 0 246 6-4 Kansas 6/21/1930 9 10 New York Yanks / 3rd / 34th pick / 1951
34 Walt Michaels 31 RLB 11 0 231 6-0 Washington & Lee 10/16/1929 9 7 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 86th pick / 1951
49 Bobby Mitchell* 25 HB 12 0 192 6-0 Illinois 6/6/1935 2 19 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 84th pick / 1958
56 John Morrow 27 C 12 0 244 6-3 Michigan 4/27/1933 4 8 Los Angeles Rams / 28th / 336th pick / 1956
22 Rich Mostardo 22 RS 10 0 188 5-11 Charleston (WV),Kent St. 7/1/1938 Rook 5 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 141st pick / 1960
87 Fred Murphy 22 9 0 205 6-3 Georgia Tech 2/20/1938 Rook 1
86 Gern Nagler 28 TE 12 0 190 6-2 Santa Clara 2/23/1932 7 11 Cleveland Browns / 14th / 167th pick / 1953
30 Bernie Parrish* 24 LCB 12 0 194 5-11 Florida 4/29/1936 1 11 Cleveland Browns / 9th / 108th pick / 1958
72 Floyd Peters 24 RDT 12 0 254 6-4 San Francisco St. 5/21/1936 1 7 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 93rd pick / 1958
16 Milt Plum* 25 QB 12 12 205 6-1 Penn St. 1/20/1935 3 16 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 17th pick / 1957
70 Jim Prestel 23 6 0 275 6-5 Idaho 6/28/1937 Rook 3 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 70th pick / 1959
26 Ray Renfro* 31 FL 12 0 190 6-1 North Texas 11/7/1929 8 7 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 48th pick / 1952
77 Dick Schafrath 23 LT 12 0 253 6-3 Ohio St. 3/21/1937 1 8 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1959
78 Gene Selawski 25 12 0 252 6-4 Purdue 11/28/1935 1 5 Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 104th pick / 1958
44 Jim Shofner 25 PR 12 0 191 6-2 TCU 12/18/1935 2 9 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 13th pick / 1958
64 Jim Ray Smith*+ 28 LG 12 0 241 6-3 Baylor 2/27/1932 4 15 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 64th pick / 1954
68 Larry Stephens 22 12 0 250 6-3 Texas 9/24/1938 Rook 5 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 18th pick / 1960
84 Paul Wiggin 26 LDE 12 0 242 6-3 Stanford 11/18/1934 3 5 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 73rd pick / 1956
83 A.D. Williams 27 12 0 210 6-2 Pacific 11/21/1933 1 0 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1956
60 John Wooten 24 12 0 235 6-2 Colorado 12/5/1936 1 5 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 53rd pick / 1959
Team Total 25.4 12 223.2 6-1.9 2.4