1975 Cleveland Browns season
Head Coach Forrest Gregg
Home Field Cleveland Stadium
Results
Record 3–11–0
Place 4th AFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1974 1976

The 1975 Cleveland Browns season was the team's 26th season with the National Football League.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

The following were selected in the 1975 NFL Draft.

Round Overall Player Position School/Club Team
1 5 Mack Mitchell Defensive End Houston
3 57 Oscar Roan Tight End SMU
4 82 Tony Peters Cornerback Oklahoma
5 109 John Zimba Defensive End Villanova
5 119 Jim Cope Linebacker Ohio State
6 150 Charles Miller Cornerback West Virginia
6 154 Henry Hynoski Running Back Temple
7 161 Merle Wang Offensive Tackle TCU
8 186 Barry Santini Tight End Purdue
9 213 Larry Poole Running Back Kent State
9 215 Floyd Hogan Safety Arkansas
10 238 Stan Lewis Defensive End Wayne (NE) College
11 265 Tom Marinelli Guard Boston College
12 290 Dick Ambrose Linebacker Virginia
13 317 Willie Armstead Wide Receiver Utah
14 341 Tim Barrett Running Back John Carroll
15 369 Willie Moore Defensive Tackle Johnson C. Smith
16 394 J.K. McKay Wide Receiver USC
17 421 Dave Graf Linebacker Penn State

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Exhibition schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 August 10, 1975 at San Francisco 49ers L 17–13
45,560
2 August 16, 1975 Philadelphia Eagles W 14–6
35,769
3 August 22, 1975 at Washington Redskins L 23–14
15,513
4 September 1, 1975 Buffalo Bills L 34–20
31,155
5 September 7, 1975 vs. New York Giants at Seattle W 24–20
20,000
6 September 13, 1975 Detroit Lions L 27–24
32,341

Regular season schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 21, 1975 at Cincinnati Bengals L 24–17
52,874
2 September 28, 1975 Minnesota Vikings L 42–10
68,064
3 October 5, 1975 Pittsburgh Steelers L 42–6
73,595
4 October 12, 1975 Houston Oilers L 40–10
46,531
5 October 19, 1975 at Denver Broncos L 16–15
52,590
6 October 26, 1975 Washington Redskins L 23–7
56,702
7 November 2, 1975 at Baltimore Colts L 21–7
35,235
8 November 9, 1975 at Detroit Lions L 21–10
75,283
9 November 16, 1975 at Oakland Raiders L 38–17
50,461
10 November 23, 1975 Cincinnati Bengals W 35–23
56,427
11 November 30, 1975 New Orleans Saints W 17–16
44,753
12 December 7, 1975 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 31–17
47,962
13 December 14, 1975 Kansas City Chiefs W 40–14
44,368
14 December 21, 1975 at Houston Oilers L 21–10
43,770

Standings[edit | edit source]

AFC Central
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Pittsburgh Steelers 12 2 0 .857 373 162
Cincinnati Bengals 11 3 0 .786 340 246
Houston Oilers 10 4 0 .714 293 226
Cleveland Browns 3 11 0 .214 218 372

Roster[edit | edit source]

1975 Cleveland Browns rosterview · talk · edit
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists

Rookies in italics



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Postseason[edit | edit source]

Awards and records[edit | edit source]

Milestones[edit | edit source]

  • Greg Pruitt, 304 Combined Net Yards vs. the Cincinnati Bengals, November 23,[3]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "1975 NFL Draft Listing – Pro-Football-Reference.com". Archived from the original on 2009-07-25. http://www.webcitation.org/5iXTbmpyH. Retrieved 2009-07-23.
  2. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/teams/cle/1975_roster.htm
  3. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 443
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