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1965 Cleveland Browns season
Head Coach Blanton Collier
Home Field Cleveland Stadium
Results
Record 11–3–0
Place 1st NFL Eastern
Playoff Finish Lost NFL Championship
Timeline
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1964 1966

The 1965 Cleveland Browns season was the team's 16th season with the National Football League.

Offseason

NFL Draft

Round Overall Player Position School/Club Team
2 17 Jim Garcia Tackle Purdue
2 22 Gerry Bussell Defensive Back Georgia Tech
2 27 Walter Johnson Defensive Tackle Cal State-Los Angeles
3 32 Bo Scott Running Back Ohio State
3 41 Bobby Maples Linebacker Baylor
5 69 Bill Irwin Tackle Mississippi
6 72 Arnie Simkus Tackle Michigan
6 83 Corwyn Aldredge Wide Receiver Northwestern State (LA)
7 97 Dale Lindsey Linebacker Western Kentucky
8 111 Mike Howell Defensive Back Grambling
9 125 Gary Lane Quarterback Missouri
10 139 Pat Screen Quarterback LSU
11 153 Ollie Cordill Back Memphis State
12 167 Justin Canale Guard Mississippi State
13 181 Henry Pickett Back Baylor
14 195 Dan Simrell Quarterback Toledo
15 209 Larry Gagner Tackle Florida
16 223 Mel Anthony Fullback Michigan
17 237 John Boyette Tackle Clemson
18 251 Dick Arrington Guard Notre Dame
19 265 Ed Orazen Guard Ohio State
20 279 Frank Goldberg Linebacker Central Michigan

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Exhibition schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 August 6, 1965 vs. College All-Stars at Chicago W 24–16
68,000
2 August 15, 1965 at San Francisco 49ers W 37–21
22,000
3 August 22, 1965 at Los Angeles Rams L 21–19
29,508
4 August 29, 1965 at Detroit Lions W 28–14
28,803
5 September 4, 1965 Green Bay Packers L 30–14
83,118
6 September 11, 1965 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers at Akron W 28–16
23,162

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 19, 1965 at Washington Redskins W 17–7
48,208
2 September 26, 1965 St. Louis Cardinals L 49–13
80,161
3 October 3, 1965 at Philadelphia Eagles W 35–17
60,759
4 October 9, 1965 Pittsburgh Steelers W 24–19
80,187
5 October 17, 1965 Dallas Cowboys W 23–17
80,432
6 October 24, 1965 at New York Giants W 38–14
62,864
7 October 31, 1965 Minnesota Vikings L 27–17
83,505
8 November 7, 1965 Philadelphia Eagles W 38–34
72,807
9 November 14, 1965 New York Giants W 34–21
82,426
10 November 21, 1965 at Dallas Cowboys W 24–17
76,251
11 November 28, 1965 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 42–21
42,757
12 December 5, 1965 Washington Redskins W 24–16
77,765
13 December 12, 1965 at Los Angeles Rams L 42–7
49,048
14 December 19, 1965 at St. Louis Cardinals W 27–24
29,348

Playoffs

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Championship January 2, 1966 at Green Bay Packers L 23–12
50,852

Standings

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 11 3 0 .786 363 325 W-1
New York Giants 7 7 0 .500 270 338 L-1
Dallas Cowboys 7 7 0 .500 325 280 W-3
Washington Redskins 6 8 0 .429 257 301 W-1
Philadelphia Eagles 5 9 0 .357 363 359 L-1
St. Louis Cardinals 5 9 0 .357 296 309 L-6
Pittsburgh Steelers 2 12 0 .143 202 397 L-7

References

Eastern Conference Western Conference
Cleveland Baltimore
Dallas Chicago
NY Giants Detroit
Philadelphia Green Bay
Pittsburgh Los Angeles
St. Louis Minnesota
Washington San Francisco
1965 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsNFL ChampionshipPro Bowl
Related: 1965 AFL Season


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