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1960 Cleveland Browns season
Head Coach Paul Brown
Home Field Cleveland Stadium
Results
Record 8–3–1
Place 2nd NFL Eastern
Playoff Finish Lost in Playoff Bowl
Timeline
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1959 1961

The 1960 Cleveland Browns season was the team's 11th season with the National Football League.

Exhibition schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 August 14, 1960 at Detroit Lions W 28–14
24,620
2 August 18, 1960 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 27–24
16,360
3 August 27, 1960 at Los Angeles Rams L 22–17
48,175
4 September 3, 1960 vs. San Francisco 49ers at Portland W 26–24
25,898
5 September 10, 1960 vs. Chicago Bears at Akron W 16–10
21,568
6 September 17, 1960 Detroit Lions W 14–10
25,911

Regular season schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 25, 1960 at Philadelphia Eagles W 41–24
56,303
2 October 2, 1960 Pittsburgh Steelers W 28–20
67,692
3 Bye
4 October 16, 1960 at Dallas Cowboys W 48–7
28,500
5 October 23, 1960 Philadelphia Eagles L 31–29
64,850
6 October 30, 1960 at Washington Redskins W 31–10
32,086
7 November 6, 1960 New York Giants L 17–13
82,872
8 November 13, 1960 St. Louis Cardinals W 28–27
49,192
9 November 20, 1960 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 14–10
35,215
10 November 27, 1960 at St. Louis Cardinals T 17–17
26,146
11 December 4, 1960 Washington Redskins W 27–16
35,211
12 December 11, 1960 Chicago Bears W 42–0
38,155
13 December 18, 1960 at New York Giants W 48–34
56,517

Standings

NFL Eastern
view · talk · edit W L T PCT PF PA STK
Philadelphia Eagles 10 2 0 .833 321 246 W-1
Cleveland Browns 8 3 1 .727 362 217 W-3
New York Giants 6 4 2 .600 271 261 L-1
St. Louis Cardinals 6 5 1 .545 288 230 W-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 6 1 .455 240 275 L-1
Washington Redskins 1 9 2 .100 178 309 L-8


Roster

Playoffs

Round Date Opponent Result Attendance
Playoff Bowl January 7, 1961 Detroit Lions L 17–16
34,981

Awards and records

  • Jim Brown, NFL Rushing Leader, 1,257 yards
  • Milt Plum, NFL Leader, Passing Yards, (2,297)

Milestones

  • Jim Brown, Third Consecutive 1,000 yard season
  • Jim Brown, Fourth Consecutive Rushing Title

References

Eastern Conference Western Conference
Cleveland Baltimore
NY Giants Chicago
Philadelphia Dallas
Pittsburgh Detroit
St. Louis Green Bay
Washington Los Angeles
San Francisco
1960 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro Bowl
Related: 1960 AFL Season


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