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1973 Cleveland Browns season
Head Coach Nick Skorich
Home Field Cleveland Stadium
Results
Record 7–5–2
Place 3rd AFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1972 1974

The 1973 Cleveland Browns season was the team's 24th season with the National Football League.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

The following were selected in the 1973 NFL Draft.

Round Overall Player Position School/Club Team
116Steve HoldenWide Receiver Arizona State
122Pete AdamsGuard USC
230Greg PruittRunning Back Oklahoma
247Jim SteinkeDefensive Back Texas State
367Bob CrumDefensive End Arizona
493Andy DorrisDefensive End New Mexico State
4100Randy MattinglyQuarterback Evansville
6150Van GreenDefensive Back Shaw
9228Curtis WesterGuard Texas A&M University-Commerce
10256Tommy HumphreyCenter Abilene Christian
11281Carl BarisichDefensive Tackle Princeton
12306Stan SimmonsTight End Lewis & Clark
13334Jim RomaniszynLinebacker Edinboro
14359Robert PopelkaDefensive Back SMU
15384Dave SullivanWide Receiver Virginia
16412George GreenfieldRunning Back Murray State
17437Robert McClowryCenter Michigan State
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Exhibition scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 August 6, 1973 San Francisco 49ers L 27–16
65,707
2 August 11, 1973 at Los Angeles Rams T 21–21
54,385
3 August 19, 1973 vs. Cincinnati Bengals at Columbus, Ohio W 24–6
73,421
4 August 25, 1973 vs. Atlanta Falcons at Knoxville W 20–17
40,831
5 September 1, 1973 Detroit Lions L 16–13
64,088
6 September 8, 1973 vs. New York Giants at Akron L 21–10
30,751

Regular season scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 16, 1973 Baltimore Colts W 24–14
74,303
2 September 23, 1973 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 33–6
49,396
3 September 30, 1973 New York Giants W 12–10
76,065
4 October 7, 1973 Cincinnati Bengals W 17–10
70,805
5 October 15, 1973 Miami Dolphins L 17–9
72,070
6 October 21, 1973 Houston Oilers W 42–13
61,146
7 October 28, 1973 San Diego Chargers T 16–16
68,244
8 November 4, 1973 at Minnesota Vikings L 26–3
45,590
9 November 11, 1973 at Houston Oilers W 23–13
37,230
10 November 18, 1973 at Oakland Raiders W 7–3
47,398
11 November 25, 1973 Pittsburgh Steelers W 21–16
67,773
12 December 2, 1973 at Kansas City Chiefs T 20–20
70,296
13 December 9, 1973 at Cincinnati Bengals L 34–17
58,266
14 December 16, 1973 at Los Angeles Rams L 30–17
73,948

StandingsEdit

AFC Central
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cincinnati Bengals 10 4 0 .714 286 231 W-6
Pittsburgh Steelers 10 4 0 .714 347 210 W-2
Cleveland Browns 7 5 2 .571 234 255 L-2
Houston Oilers 1 13 0 .071 199 447 L-6

ReferencesEdit

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
1973 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl VIII


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