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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.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Overall Player Position School/Club Team
217Jim GarciaTackle Purdue
222Gerry BussellDefensive Back Georgia Tech
227Walter JohnsonDefensive Tackle Cal State-Los Angeles
332Bo ScottRunning Back Ohio State
341Bobby MaplesLinebacker Baylor
569Bill IrwinTackle Mississippi
672Arnie SimkusTackle Michigan
683Corwyn AldredgeWide Receiver Northwestern State (LA)
797Dale LindseyLinebacker Western Kentucky
8111Mike HowellDefensive Back Grambling
9125Gary LaneQuarterback Missouri
10139Pat ScreenQuarterback LSU
11153Ollie CordillBack Memphis State
12167Justin CanaleGuard Mississippi State
13181Henry PickettBack Baylor
14195Dan SimrellQuarterback Toledo
15209Larry GagnerTackle Florida
16223Mel AnthonyFullback Michigan
17237John BoyetteTackle Clemson
18251Dick ArringtonGuard Notre Dame
19265Ed OrazenGuard Ohio State
20279Frank GoldbergLinebacker Central Michigan
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Exhibition scheduleEdit

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

ScheduleEdit

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

PlayoffsEdit

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

StandingsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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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