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1957 Cleveland Browns season
Head Coach Paul Brown
Home Field Cleveland Stadium
Results
Record 9–2–1
Place 1st NFL Eastern
Playoff Finish Lost NFL Championship
Timeline
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1956 1958

The 1957 Cleveland Browns season was the team's eighth season with the National Football League.

Exhibition ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 August 14, 1957 at Detroit Lions L 20–10
40,150
2 August 24, 1957 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers at Akron W 28–13
26,669
3 September 1, 1957 at San Francisco 49ers L 21–17
32,840
4 September 6, 1957 at Los Angeles Rams L 20–14
45,011
5 September 14, 1957 Detroit Lions W 23–7
34,369
6 September 20, 1957 at Chicago Bears L 29–3
47,354

Regular Season ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 29, 1957 New York Giants W 6–3
58,095
2 October 5, 1957 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 23–12
35,570
3 October 13, 1957 Philadelphia Eagles W 24–7
53,493
4 October 20, 1957 at Philadelphia Eagles L 17–7
22,443
5 October 27, 1957 at Chicago Cardinals W 17–7
26,341
6 November 3, 1957 Washington Redskins W 21–17
52,936
7 November 10, 1957 Pittsburgh Steelers W 24–0
53,709
8 November 17, 1957 at Washington Redskins W 24–0
27,722
9 November 24, 1957 Los Angeles Rams W 45–31
65,407
10 December 1, 1957 Chicago Cardinals W 31–0
40,525
11 December 8, 1957 at Detroit Lions L 20–7
55,814
12 December 15, 1957 at New York Giants W 34–28
54,294

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Championship December 29, 1957 at Detroit Lions L 59–14
55,263

StandingsEdit

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 9 2 1 .818 269 172 W-1
New York Giants 7 5 0 .583 254 211 L-3
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 6 0 .500 161 178 W-1
Washington Redskins 5 6 1 .455 251 230 W-3
Philadelphia Eagles 4 8 0 .333 173 230 L-2
Chicago Cardinals 3 9 0 .250 200 299 L-1

PostseasonEdit

NFL Championship GameEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Browns 0 7 7 0 14
Lions 17 14 14 14 59




Scoring

  • DET – FG Martin 31
  • DET – Rote 1 yard run (Martin kick)
  • DET – Gedman 1 yard run (Martin kick)
  • CLE – Brown 29 yard run (Groza kick)
  • DET – Junker 26 yard pass from Rote (Martin kick)
  • DET – Barr 19 yard interception (Martin kick)
  • CLE – Carpenter 5 yard run (Groza kick)
  • DET – Doran 78 yard pass from Rote (Martin kick)
  • DET – Junker 23 yard pass from Rote (Martin kick)
  • DET – Middleton 32 yard pass from Rote (Martin kick)
  • DET Cassady yard pass from Reichow (Martin kick)

Awards and recordsEdit

  • Jim Brown, NFL Rushing Leader, 942 yards
  • Tommy O’Connell, NFL Leader, Passing Yards, (1,229)

MilestonesEdit

  • Jim Brown, First Rushing Title
Eastern Conference Western Conference
Chicago Cardinals Baltimore
Cleveland Chicago Bears
New York Detroit
Philadelphia Green Bay
Pittsburgh Los Angeles
Washington San Francisco
1957 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro Bowl

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