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1951 NFL Standings, Team & Offensive Statistics

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League Standings

* - won division, + - wild card
Tm W L T W-L% Pts PtsO PtDif MoV SoS SRS OSRS DSRS
American
Cleveland Browns* 11 1 0 .917 331 152 179 14.9 -0.3 14.6 6.9 7.8
New York Giants 9 2 1 .818 254 161 93 7.8 -2.0 5.7 -1.6 7.3
Washington Redskins 5 7 0 .417 183 296 -113 -9.4 1.6 -7.8 -5.1 -2.7
Pittsburgh Steelers 4 7 1 .364 183 235 -52 -4.3 0.2 -4.1 -5.9 1.7
Philadelphia Eagles 4 8 0 .333 234 264 -30 -2.5 1.0 -1.5 -0.4 -1.2
Chicago Cardinals 3 9 0 .250 210 287 -77 -6.4 2.5 -3.9 -1.9 -1.9
National
Los Angeles Rams* 8 4 0 .667 392 261 131 10.9 -1.7 9.1 9.2 -0.1
San Francisco 49ers 7 4 1 .636 255 205 50 4.2 0.1 4.3 -2.3 6.6
Detroit Lions 7 4 1 .636 336 259 77 6.4 -2.0 4.3 3.7 0.5
Chicago Bears 7 5 0 .583 286 282 4 0.3 -1.5 -1.2 -0.2 -0.9
Green Bay Packers 3 9 0 .250 254 375 -121 -10.1 0.0 -10.1 -1.5 -8.5
New York Yanks 1 9 2 .100 241 382 -141 -11.8 2.0 -9.4 -0.9 -8.5

Playoff Games

Week Day Date Winner/tie Loser/tie PtsW PtsL
ConfChamp Sun December 23 boxscore Los Angeles Rams Cleveland Browns 24 17

Award Winners

UPI MVPOtto Graham

Team Offense

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Rk Tm G Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD Sc% TO%
1 Los Angeles Rams 12 392 5409 811 6.7 37 15 28 272 189 373 3199 26 22 8.3 130 426 2210 22 5.2 114
2 Detroit Lions 12 336 4188 780 5.4 33 9 17 231 158 351 2347 29 24 6.3 105 410 1841 11 4.5 109
3 Cleveland Browns 12 331 3610 732 4.9 36 19 12 203 151 271 1902 18 17 6.0 99 415 1708 20 4.1 92
4 Chicago Bears 12 286 4364 889 4.9 35 15 25 256 143 315 1956 12 20 5.6 90 539 2408 24 4.5 141
5 San Francisco 49ers 12 255 4013 843 4.8 39 20 11 237 154 281 1647 14 19 5.1 92 523 2366 18 4.5 134
6 Green Bay Packers 12 254 3753 827 4.5 44 15 28 218 231 478 2557 26 29 5.0 115 313 1196 8 3.8 75
7 New York Giants 12 254 2900 732 4.0 39 13 16 151 101 210 1187 11 26 4.9 54 491 1713 10 3.5 81
8 New York Yanks 12 241 3675 829 4.4 36 9 23 211 172 428 2338 16 27 5.0 99 364 1337 12 3.7 89
9 Philadelphia Eagles 12 234 3052 821 3.7 47 18 16 200 120 284 1490 17 29 4.8 73 509 1562 13 3.1 111
10 Chicago Cardinals 12 210 3847 819 4.7 44 20 15 224 161 334 1884 13 24 5.0 101 440 1963 14 4.5 108
11 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 183 2952 795 3.7 43 17 17 172 130 330 1524 10 26 4.1 79 425 1428 9 3.4 76
12 Washington Redskins 12 183 3555 786 4.5 43 18 9 199 99 226 1404 8 25 5.9 62 547 2151 14 3.9 128
Avg Team 263.3 3776.5 805.3 4.7 39.7 15.7 18.1 214.5 150.8 323.4 1952.9 16.7 24.0 5.5 91.6 450.2 1823.6 14.6 4.1 104.8
League Total 3159 45318 9664 4.7 476 188 217 2574 1809 3881 23435 200 288 5.5 1099 5402 21883 175 4.1 1258
Avg Tm/G 21.9 314.7 67.1 4.7 3.3 1.3 1.5 17.9 12.6 27.0 162.7 1.4 2.0 5.5 7.6 37.5 152.0 1.2 4.1 8.7

Passing Offense

Rk Tm G Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1 Los Angeles Rams 12 189 373 50.7 3199 26 7.0 22 5.9 91 8.8 7.6 17.4 266.6 79.8 12 97 8.3 7.1 3.1 0 1
2 Green Bay Packers 12 231 478 48.3 2557 26 5.4 29 6.1 85 6.0 4.3 12.3 213.1 60.0 36 289 5.0 3.4 7.0 0 0
3 Detroit Lions 12 158 351 45.0 2347 29 8.3 24 6.8 63 7.1 5.7 15.8 195.6 68.3 19 153 6.3 5.0 5.1 0 0
4 New York Yanks 12 172 428 40.2 2338 16 3.7 27 6.3 75 6.2 4.1 15.3 194.8 47.4 37 296 5.0 3.1 8.0 0 0
5 Chicago Bears 12 143 315 45.4 1956 12 3.8 20 6.3 78 7.1 5.0 15.7 163.0 55.8 35 283 5.6 3.7 10.0 0 0
6 Cleveland Browns 12 151 271 55.7 1902 18 6.6 17 6.3 81 8.4 6.9 15.1 158.5 79.5 46 371 6.0 4.7 14.5
7 Chicago Cardinals 12 161 334 48.2 1884 13 3.9 24 7.2 80 6.7 4.3 13.9 157.0 53.3 45 360 5.0 2.8 11.9 0 0
8 San Francisco 49ers 12 154 281 54.8 1647 14 5.0 19 6.8 48 7.0 4.9 12.7 137.3 65.2 39 308 5.1 3.4 12.2 0 0
9 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 130 330 39.4 1524 10 3.0 26 7.9 77 5.6 2.6 14.2 127.0 35.4 40 318 4.1 1.5 10.8 0 0
10 Philadelphia Eagles 12 120 284 42.3 1490 17 6.0 29 10.2 53 6.0 2.6 14.3 124.2 42.8 28 223 4.8 1.7 9.0 0 0
11 Washington Redskins 12 99 226 43.8 1404 8 3.5 25 11.1 53 6.7 2.4 15.2 117.0 38.6 13 104 5.9 1.8 5.4 0 0
12 New York Giants 12 101 210 48.1 1187 11 5.2 26 12.4 69 6.8 2.3 14.2 98.9 48.5 31 245 4.9 1.0 12.9 0 0
Avg Team 150.8 323.4 46.6 1952.9 16.7 5.2 24.0 7.4 71 6.8 4.5 14.6 162.7 52.3 31.8 253.9 5.50 3.4 8.9 0.0 0.1
League Total 1809 3881 46.6 23435 200 5.2 288 7.4 91 6.8 4.5 14.6 162.7 52.3 381 3047 5.50 3.4 8.9 0 1
Avg Tm/G 12.6 27.0 46.6 162.7 1.4 5.2 2.0 7.4 6.8 4.5 14.6 162.7 52.3 2.6 21.2 5.50 3.4 8.9

Rushing Offense

Rk Tm G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G Fmb
1 Chicago Bears 12 539 2408 24 56 4.5 200.7 23
2 San Francisco 49ers 12 523 2366 18 67 4.5 197.2 26
3 Los Angeles Rams 12 426 2210 22 79 5.2 184.2 22
4 Washington Redskins 12 547 2151 14 40 3.9 179.3 34
5 Chicago Cardinals 12 440 1963 14 68 4.5 163.6 26
6 Detroit Lions 12 410 1841 11 85 4.5 153.4 19
7 New York Giants 12 491 1713 10 80 3.5 142.8 27
8 Cleveland Browns 12 415 1708 20 43 4.1 142.3 26
9 Philadelphia Eagles 12 509 1562 13 40 3.1 130.2 36
10 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 425 1428 9 51 3.4 119.0 31
11 New York Yanks 12 364 1337 12 65 3.7 111.4 22
12 Green Bay Packers 12 313 1196 8 55 3.8 99.7 23
Avg Team 450.2 1823.6 14.6 61 4.1 152.0 26.3
League Total 5402 21883 175 85 4.1 152.0 315
Avg Tm/G 37.5 152.0 1.2 4.1 152.0 2.2

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm G Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1 Philadelphia Eagles 12 43 382 0 30 8.9 48 920 0 40 19.2 4354
2 Chicago Bears 12 44 374 1 58 8.5 46 974 0 86 21.2 5712
3 Green Bay Packers 12 29 213 0 26 7.3 60 1449 0 48 24.2 5415
4 Washington Redskins 12 40 333 0 37 8.3 47 896 0 39 19.1 4784
5 New York Yanks 12 29 379 1 79 13.1 55 1256 1 90 22.8 5310
6 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 47 464 1 68 9.9 34 858 0 86 25.2 4274
7 Los Angeles Rams 12 37 344 1 67 9.3 44 826 0 36 18.8 6579
8 Detroit Lions 12 32 483 4 89 15.1 45 1053 0 63 23.4 5724
9 New York Giants 12 48 675 4 81 14.1 28 724 1 100 25.9 4299
10 Chicago Cardinals 12 30 192 0 23 6.4 43 1051 0 57 24.4 5090
11 San Francisco 49ers 12 35 407 1 51 11.6 38 820 0 49 21.6 5240
12 Cleveland Browns 12 30 230 0 49 7.7 27 496 0 48 18.4 4336
Avg Team 37.0 373.0 1.1 55 10.1 42.9 943.6 0.2 62 22.0 5093.1
League Total 444 4476 13 89 10.1 515 11323 2 100 22.0 61117
Avg Tm/G 3.1 31.1 0.1 10.1 3.6 78.6 0.0 22.0 424.4

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Rk Tm G FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1 Cleveland Browns 12 23 10 43.5% 43 43 100.0% 73 3314 66 0 45.4
2 New York Giants 12 16 12 75.0% 31 30 96.8% 87 3491 59 0 40.1
3 Los Angeles Rams 12 24 13 54.2% 51 47 92.2% 52 2155 62 1 41.4
4 New York Yanks 12 14 6 42.9% 31 31 100.0% 81 3116 72 1 38.5
5 Philadelphia Eagles 12 11 6 54.5% 31 28 90.3% 77 3008 60 0 39.1
6 Chicago Bears 12 19 7 36.8% 38 37 97.4% 62 2385 67 1 38.5
7 Detroit Lions 12 17 9 52.9% 44 43 97.7% 58 2386 73 1 41.1
8 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 14 7 50.0% 23 22 95.7% 80 3099 72 1 38.7
9 Chicago Cardinals 12 13 7 53.8% 27 27 100.0% 70 2777 56 1 39.7
10 San Francisco 49ers 12 18 6 33.3% 33 31 93.9% 54 2357 75 0 43.6
11 Green Bay Packers 12 8 5 62.5% 35 29 82.9% 61 2527 66 0 41.4
12 Washington Redskins 12 13 10 76.9% 22 21 95.5% 59 2266 61 0 38.4
Avg Team 15.8 8.2 51.6% 34.1 32.4 95.1% 67.8 2740.1 66 0.5 40.4
League Total 190 98 51.6% 409 389 95.1% 814 32881 75 6 40.4
Avg Tm/G 1.3 0.7 51.6% 2.8 2.7 95.1% 5.7 228.3 0.0 40.4

Scoring Offense

Rk Tm G RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1 Los Angeles Rams 12 22 26 1 1 1 51 47 13 392 32.7
2 Detroit Lions 12 11 29 4 44 43 9 1 336 28.0
3 Cleveland Browns 12 20 18 3 2 43 43 10 331 27.6
4 Chicago Bears 12 24 12 1 1 38 37 7 286 23.8
5 San Francisco 49ers 12 18 14 1 1 34 31 6 1 255 21.3
6 Green Bay Packers 12 8 26 1 35 29 5 254 21.2
7 New York Giants 12 10 11 4 1 1 4 31 30 12 1 254 21.2
8 New York Yanks 12 12 16 1 1 2 32 31 6 241 20.1
9 Philadelphia Eagles 12 13 17 1 31 28 6 1 234 19.5
10 Chicago Cardinals 12 14 13 27 27 7 210 17.5
11 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 9 10 1 3 23 22 7 1 183 15.3
12 Washington Redskins 12 14 8 22 21 10 183 15.3
Avg Team 14.6 16.7 1.1 0.2 0.7 1.0 0.1 32.4 8.2 0.4 263.3 21.9
League Total 175 200 13 2 8 12 1 389 98 5 3159
Avg Tm/G 1.2 1.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 2.7 0.7 21.9