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1959 Baltimore Colts season
Head Coach Weeb Ewbank
Home Field Memorial Stadium
Results
Record 9–3
Place 1st NFL Western
Playoff Finish Won NFL Championship (Giants) 31–16
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1958 1960

The 1959 Baltimore Colts season was the 7th season for the team in the National Football League. The Baltimore Colts finished the National Football League's 40th season with a record of 9 wins and 3 losses and finished first in the Western Conference.

Regular season Edit

Schedule Edit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site
1 September 27, 1959 Detroit Lions W 21–9 1–0 Memorial Stadium
2 October 3, 1959 Chicago Bears L 21–26 1–1 Memorial Stadium
3 October 11, 1959 at Detroit Lions W 31–24 2–1 Tiger Stadium
4 October 18, 1959 at Chicago Bears W 21–7 3–1 Wrigley Field
5 October 25, 1959 Green Bay Packers W 38–21 4–1 Memorial Stadium
6 November 1, 1959 Cleveland Browns L 31–38 4–2 Memorial Stadium
7 November 8, 1959 at Washington Redskins L 24–27 4–3 Griffith Stadium
8 November 15, 1959 at Green Bay Packers W 28–24 5–3 Lambeau Field
9 November 22, 1959 San Francisco 49ers W 45–14 6–3 Memorial Stadium
10 November 29, 1959 Los Angeles Rams W 35–21 7–3 Memorial Stadium
11 December 5, 1959 at San Francisco 49ers W 34–14 8–3 Kezar Stadium
12 December 12, 1959 at Los Angeles Rams W 45–26 9–3 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

StandingsEdit

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Baltimore Colts 9 3 0 .750 374 251 W-5
Chicago Bears 8 4 0 .667 252 196 W-7
San Francisco 49ers 7 5 0 .583 255 237 L-2
Green Bay Packers 7 5 0 .583 248 246 W-4
Detroit Lions 3 8 1 .273 203 275 L-1
Los Angeles Rams 2 10 0 .167 242 315 L-8

Postseason Edit

The 1959 National Football League Championship Game was played on December 27, 1959 at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. The game was a rematch of the 1958 championship game that went into overtime. The 1959 game was the 27th annual NFL championship game. The Colts beat the Giants 31–16, earning their second consecutive NFL Championship over the Giants.

Playoff Round Date Opponent Result Record Game Site
NFL Championship December 27, 1959 New York Giants W 31–16 1–0 Memorial Stadium

Awards and honorsEdit

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Eastern Conference Western Conference
Chicago Cardinals Baltimore
Cleveland Chicago Bears
New York Detroit
Philadelphia Green Bay
Pittsburgh Los Angeles
Washington San Francisco
1959 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro Bowl

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