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1972 Cleveland Browns season
Head Coach Nick Skorich
Home Field Cleveland Stadium
Results
Record 10–4–0
Place 2nd AFC Central
Playoff Finish Lost AFC Wild Card Playoffs
Timeline
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1971 1973

The 1972 Cleveland Browns season was the team's 23rd season with the National Football League.

Exhibition scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 August 4, 1972 at Los Angeles Rams L 13–3
64,803
2 August 13, 1972 at San Francisco 49ers L 20–13
58,364
3 August 20, 1972 at Detroit Lions L 34–7
58,422
4 August 26, 1972 Minnesota Vikings L 20–17
70,583
5 September 3, 1972 vs. Cincinnati Bengals at Columbus, Ohio L 27–21
84,816
6 September 10, 1972 at New York Giants L 27–13
60,152

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 17, 1972 Green Bay Packers L 26–10
75,771
2 September 24, 1972 at Philadelphia Eagles W 27–17
65,720
3 October 1, 1972 Cincinnati Bengals W 27–6
81,564
4 October 8, 1972 Kansas City Chiefs L 31–7
83,819
5 October 15, 1972 Chicago Bears L 17–0
72,339
6 October 22, 1972 at Houston Oilers W 23–17
38,113
7 October 29, 1972 at Denver Broncos W 27–20
51,656
8 November 5, 1972 Houston Oilers W 20–0
61,985
9 November 13, 1972 at San Diego Chargers W 21–17
54,205
10 November 19, 1972 Pittsburgh Steelers W 26–24
83,009
11 November 26, 1972 Buffalo Bills W 27–10
70,104
12 December 3, 1972 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 30–0
50,350
13 December 9, 1972 at Cincinnati Bengals W 27–24
59,524
14 December 17, 1972 at New York Jets W 26–10
62,614

PlayoffsEdit

Round Date Opponent Result Attendance
Wildcard December 24, 1972 at Miami Dolphins L 20–14
78,196

StandingsEdit

AFC Central
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Pittsburgh Steelers 11 3 0 .786 343 175 W-4
Cleveland Browns 10 4 0 .714 268 249 W-2
Cincinnati Bengals 8 6 0 .571 299 229 W-1
Houston Oilers 1 13 0 .071 164 380 L-11
AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Baltimore Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Buffalo Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Los Angeles
Miami Houston Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Washington
1972 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl VII


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