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1955 Cleveland Browns season
Head Coach Paul Brown
Home Field Cleveland Stadium
Results
Record 9–2–1
Place 1st NFL American
Playoff Finish Won NFL Championship (3)
Timeline
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1954 1956

The 1955 Cleveland Browns season was the team's sixth season with the National Football League. The Browns' defense became the first defense in the history of the NFL to lead the league in fewest points allowed and fewest total yards allowed for two consecutive seasons.[1]

Exhibition ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 August 12, 1955 vs. College All-Stars at Chicago L 30–27
75,000
2 August 20, 1955 vs. Green Bay Packers at Akron W 13–7
22,000
3 August 28, 1955 at San Francisco 49ers L 17–14
41,604
4 September 2, 1955 at Los Angeles Rams L 38–21
35,948
5 September 10, 1955 Detroit Lions L 19–3
29,581
6 September 15, 1955 at Chicago Bears L 24–21
43,067

Regular Season ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 25, 1955 Washington Redskins L 27–17
30,041
2 October 2, 1955 at San Francisco 49ers W 38–3
46,150
3 October 9, 1955 Philadelphia Eagles W 21–17
43,974
4 October 16, 1955 at Washington Redskins W 24–14
29,168
5 October 23, 1955 Green Bay Packers W 41–10
51,482
6 October 30, 1955 at Chicago Cardinals W 26–20
29,471
7 November 6, 1955 New York Giants W 24–14
46,524
8 November 13, 1955 at Philadelphia Eagles L 33–17
39,303
9 November 20, 1955 Pittsburgh Steelers W 41–14
53,509
10 November 27, 1955 at New York Giants T 35–35
45,699
11 December 4, 1955 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 30–7
31,101
12 December 11, 1955 Chicago Cardinals W 35–24
25,914

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Championship December 26, 1955 at Los Angeles Rams W 38–14
87,695

StandingsEdit

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 9 2 1 .818 349 218 W-2
Washington Redskins 8 4 0 .667 246 222 W-1
New York Giants 6 5 1 .545 267 223 W-2
Philadelphia Eagles 4 7 1 .364 248 231 L-1
Chicago Cardinals 4 7 1 .364 224 252 L-2
Pittsburgh Steelers 4 8 0 .333 195 285 L-7

RosterEdit

Cleveland Browns rosterview · talk · edit
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists
  • Currently vacant

PostseasonEdit

NFL Championship GameEdit

Awards and recordsEdit

  • Led NFL, Points Scored (349)

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Best Show in Football:The 1946–1955 Cleveland Browns, p.294, Andy Piascik, Taylor Trade Publishing, 2007, ISBN 978-1-58979-360-6
Eastern Conference Western Conference
Chicago Cardinals Baltimore
Cleveland Chicago Bears
New York Detroit
Philadelphia Green Bay
Pittsburgh Los Angeles
Washington San Francisco
1955 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro Bowl

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