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1966 Cleveland Browns season
Head Coach Blanton Collier
Home Field Cleveland Stadium
Results
Record 9–5–0
Place T-2nd NFL Eastern
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1965 1967

The 1966 Cleveland Browns season was the team's 17th season with the National Football League.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

The following were selected in the 1966 NFL Draft.

Round Overall Player Position School/Club Team
114Milt MorinTight End Massachusetts
229Rick NortonQuarterback Kentucky
461Pete DurankoDefensive End Notre Dame
574Randy SchultzRunning Back Northern Iowa
578Dan FulfordEnd Auburn
690Jim BattleTackle Saginaw Valley
693Fred HoaglinCenter Pittsburgh
7109Leroy CarterFlanker Grambling
8123Tom TalagaEnd Notre Dame
9139Jack GregoryDefensive End Delta St.
10153Monte LedbetterWide Receiver Northwestern St. (LA)
11169Tony FireTackle Bowling Green
11183Rich CzapTackle Nebraska
13199Jim BoudreauxTackle Louisiana Tech
14213Pete LammonsTight End Texas
15229Bob EllisDefensive End Massachusetts
16243David RayKicker Alabama
17259Gene ModzelewskiTackle New Mexico St.
18273Charlie HarrawayRunning Back San Jose St.
19289Karl SingerTackle Purdue
20303Joe PetroDefensive Back Temple
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Exhibition scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 August 6, 1966 at Los Angeles Rams L 6–16
63,285
2 August 14, 1966 at San Francisco 49ers W 28–17
27,867
3 August 20, 1966 at Atlanta Falcons W 42–3
48,548
4 August 26, 1966 Baltimore Colts L 24–17
83,418
5 September 3, 1966 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers at Birmingham W 13–10
23,590

Regular season scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 11, 1966 at Washington Redskins W 38–14
48,643
2 September 18, 1966 Green Bay Packers L 21–20
83,943
3 September 25, 1966 St. Louis Cardinals L 34–28
74,814
4 October 2, 1966 at New York Giants W 28–7
62,916
5 October 8, 1966 Pittsburgh Steelers W 41–10
82,687
6 Bye
7 October 23, 1966 Dallas Cowboys W 30–21
84,721
8 October 30, 1966 at Atlanta Falcons W 49–17
57,235
9 November 6, 1966 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 16–6
39,690
10 November 13, 1966 Philadelphia Eagles W 27–7
77,698
11 November 20, 1966 Washington Redskins W 14–3
78,466
12 November 24, 1966 at Dallas Cowboys L 26–14
75,504
13 December 4, 1966 New York Giants W 49–40
61,651
14 December 11, 1966 at Philadelphia Eagles L 33–21
58,074
15 December 17, 1966 at St. Louis Cardinals W 38–10
47,721

StandingsEdit

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Dallas Cowboys 10 3 1 .769 445 239 W-1
Cleveland Browns 9 5 0 .643 403 259 W-1
Philadelphia Eagles 9 5 0 .643 326 340 W-1
St. Louis Cardinals 8 5 1 .615 264 265 L-3
Washington Redskins 7 7 0 .500 351 355 L-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 8 1 .385 316 347 W-2
Atlanta Falcons 3 11 0 .214 204 437 L-1
New York Giants 1 12 1 .077 263 501 L-8

RosterEdit

ReferencesEdit

Eastern Conference Western Conference
Atlanta Baltimore
Cleveland Chicago
Dallas Detroit
NY Giants Green Bay
Philadelphia Los Angeles
Pittsburgh Minnesota
St. Louis San Francisco
Washington
1966 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro BowlSuper Bowl I
Related: 1966 AFL Season


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