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1951 Cleveland Browns season
Head Coach Paul Brown
Home Field Cleveland Stadium
Results
Record 11–1–0
Place 1st NFL American
Playoff Finish Lost NFL Championship
Timeline
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1950 1952

The 1951 Cleveland Browns season was the team's second season with the National Football League. Dub Jones set an NFL record with six touchdowns in one game versus the Chicago Bears.[1]

Exhibition ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 August 17, 1951 vs College All-Stars at Chicago W 38–7
92,180
2 August 25, 1951 vs. New York Yanks at Akron W 34–7
25,820
3 September 4, 1951 at Detroit Lions L 20–21
35,165
4 September 9, 1951 at Chicago Bears W 32–21
67,342
5 September 14, 1951 Los Angeles Rams W 7–6
38,851

Regular Season ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 30, 1951 at San Francisco 49ers L 24–10
52,219
2 October 7, 1951 at Los Angeles Rams W 38–23
67,186
3 October 14, 1951 Washington Redskins W 45–0
33,968
4 October 21, 1951 Pittsburgh Steelers W 17–0
32,409
5 October 28, 1951 New York Giants W 14–13
56,947
6 November 4, 1951 at Chicago Cardinals W 34–17
19,742
7 November 11, 1951 Philadelphia Eagles W 20–17
36,571
8 November 18, 1951 at New York Giants W 10–0
52,215
9 November 25, 1951 Chicago Bears W 42–21
40,969
10 December 2, 1951 Chicago Cardinals W 49–28
30,550
11 December 9, 1951 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 28–0
24,229
12 December 16, 1951 at Philadelphia Eagles W 24–9
16,263

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Championship December 23, 1951 at Los Angeles Rams L 24–17
57,540

StandingsEdit

NFL American
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 11 1 0 .917 331 152 W-11
New York Giants 9 2 1 .818 254 161 W-4
Washington Redskins 5 7 0 .417 183 296 L-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 4 7 1 .364 183 235 W-1
Philadelphia Eagles 4 8 0 .333 234 264 L-2
Chicago Cardinals 3 9 0 .250 210 287 W-1

Awards and recordsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Best Show in Football:The 1946–1955 Cleveland Browns, p.226, Andy Piascik, Taylor Trade Publishing, 2007, ISBN 978-1-58979-360-6
American Conference National Conference
Chicago Cardinals Chicago Bears
Cleveland Detroit
NY Giants Green Bay
Philadelphia Los Angeles
Pittsburgh NY Yanks
Washington San Francisco
1951 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro Bowl


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