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1971 Cleveland Browns

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9-5-0, Finished 1st in AFC Central Division  · 1971 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.3, Offense: 1.1, Defense: -0.8, SoS: -0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 285 points (20.4/g), 10th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 273 points (19.5/g), 10th.
 Differential of 12 points (0.9/g), 12th.  Expected W-L: 7.4-6.6.

Coach: Nick Skorich (9-5-0)

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

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 19 boxscore W 1-0 Houston Oilers 31 0 21 377 269 108 2 11 243 208 35 6
2 Sun September 26 boxscore W 2-0 @ Baltimore Colts 14 13 18 267 149 118 4 12 178 41 137 8
3 Mon October 4 boxscore L 2-1 Oakland Raiders 20 34 20 334 178 156 3 20 328 160 168 2
4 Sun October 10 boxscore W 3-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 27 17 20 350 219 131 3 11 222 112 110 1
5 Sun October 17 boxscore W 4-1 @ Cincinnati Bengals 27 24 17 269 205 64 3 15 339 107 232 2
6 Sun October 24 boxscore L 4-2 Denver Broncos 0 27 6 60 36 24 4 18 365 85 280
7 Sun October 31 boxscore L 4-3 Atlanta Falcons 14 31 10 153 88 65 4 17 317 142 175
8 Sun November 7 boxscore L 4-4 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 9 26 11 210 81 129 3 21 393 163 230 1
9 Sun November 14 boxscore L 4-5 @ Kansas City Chiefs 7 13 15 292 247 45 3 23 384 201 183 2
10 Sun November 21 boxscore W 5-5 New England Patriots 27 7 19 321 146 175 19 292 169 123 4
11 Sun November 28 boxscore W 6-5 @ Houston Oilers 37 24 19 311 151 160 4 10 216 170 46 5
12 Sun December 5 boxscore W 7-5 Cincinnati Bengals 31 27 22 406 224 182 3 15 346 114 232 2
13 Sun December 12 boxscore W 8-5 @ New Orleans Saints 21 17 20 284 152 132 7 18 225 66 159 3
14 Sun December 19 boxscore W 9-5 @ Washington Redskins 20 13 13 223 154 69 2 22 346 229 117 4
Playoffs
Division Sun December 26 boxscore L 9-6 Baltimore Colts 3 20 11 165 96 69 5 16 271 143 128 3