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1961 Cleveland Browns

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8-5-1, Finished 3rd in NFL East Division  · 1961 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.6, Offense: 0.4, Defense: 1.2, SoS: -1.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 319 points (22.8/g), 6th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 270 points (19.3/g), 5th.
 Differential of 49 points (3.5/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 8.4-5.6.

Coach: Paul Brown (8-5-1)

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

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 17 boxscore L 0-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 20 27 20 432 329 103 4 15 305 158 147 1
2 Sun September 24 boxscore W 1-1 St. Louis Cardinals 20 17 14 245 134 111 4 18 185 90 95 3
3 Sun October 1 boxscore W 2-1 Dallas Cowboys 25 7 18 316 100 216 4 9 152 100 52 3
4 Sun October 8 boxscore W 3-1 Washington Redskins 31 7 13 285 194 91 16 245 201 44 2
5 Sun October 15 boxscore L 3-2 Green Bay Packers 17 49 20 290 165 125 3 23 482 266 216 2
6 Sun October 22 boxscore W 4-2 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 30 28 21 378 149 229 4 17 309 222 87 3
7 Sun October 29 boxscore W 5-2 @ St. Louis Cardinals 21 10 15 326 102 224 2 13 195 118 77 3
8 Sun November 5 boxscore L 5-3 Pittsburgh Steelers 13 17 14 252 104 148 2 18 356 196 160 2
9 Sun November 12 boxscore W 6-3 @ Washington Redskins 17 6 16 303 124 179 1 16 240 144 96 2
10 Sun November 19 boxscore W 7-3 Philadelphia Eagles 45 24 30 505 246 259 19 327 230 97 2
11 Sun November 26 boxscore L 7-4 New York Giants 21 37 20 334 268 66 2 24 369 253 116 2
12 Sun December 3 boxscore W 8-4 @ Dallas Cowboys 38 17 23 373 143 230 3 19 376 202 174 6
13 Sun December 10 boxscore L 8-5 @ Chicago Bears 14 17 15 320 245 75 2 19 324 216 108 4
14 Sun December 17 boxscore T 8-5-1 @ New York Giants 7 7 7 178 71 107 2 17 266 130 136 3