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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.

Offseason

NFL Draft

The following were selected in the 1966 NFL Draft.

Round Overall Player Position School/Club Team
1 14 Milt Morin Tight End Massachusetts
2 29 Rick Norton Quarterback Kentucky
4 61 Pete Duranko Defensive End Notre Dame
5 74 Randy Schultz Running Back Northern Iowa
5 78 Dan Fulford End Auburn
6 90 Jim Battle Tackle Saginaw Valley
6 93 Fred Hoaglin Center Pittsburgh
7 109 Leroy Carter Flanker Grambling
8 123 Tom Talaga End Notre Dame
9 139 Jack Gregory Defensive End Delta St.
10 153 Monte Ledbetter Wide Receiver Northwestern St. (LA)
11 169 Tony Fire Tackle Bowling Green
11 183 Rich Czap Tackle Nebraska
13 199 Jim Boudreaux Tackle Louisiana Tech
14 213 Pete Lammons Tight End Texas
15 229 Bob Ellis Defensive End Massachusetts
16 243 David Ray Kicker Alabama
17 259 Gene Modzelewski Tackle New Mexico St.
18 273 Charlie Harraway Running Back San Jose St.
19 289 Karl Singer Tackle Purdue
20 303 Joe Petro Defensive Back Temple

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Exhibition schedule

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 schedule

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

Standings

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

Roster

References

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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