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1966 Cleveland Browns (NFL)

2nd place • Eastern Conference • 9-5-0 .643
1966 NFLPrevious SeasonNext Season
Roster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: Blanton Collier
Howard BrinkerDefense
Fritz HeislerOffensive Line
Dub JonesOffensive Backs
Bob NussbaumerOffensive Ends
Nick SkorichDefensive Line
Eddie UlinskiLinebackers
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Sat8/6/1966ALos Angeles Rams6-16LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum63285
Sun8/14/1966ASan Francisco 49ers28-17WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium27867
Sat8/20/1966AAtlanta Falcons42-3WAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium48548
Fri8/26/1966HBaltimore Colts17-24LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium83418
Sat9/3/1966NPittsburgh Steelers13-10WBirmingham, ALLegion Field23590
Sun9/11/1966AWashington Redskins38-14WWashington, DCD.C. Stadium48643
Sun9/18/1966HGreen Bay Packers20-21LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium83943
Sun9/25/1966HSt. Louis Cardinals28-34LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium74814
Sun10/2/1966ANew York Giants28-7WNew York, NYYankee Stadium62916
Sat10/8/1966HPittsburgh Steelers41-10WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium82687
Sun10/23/1966HDallas Cowboys30-21WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium84721
Sun10/30/1966AAtlanta Falcons49-17WAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium57235
Sun11/6/1966APittsburgh Steelers6-16LPittsburgh, PAPitt Stadium39690
Sun11/13/1966HPhiladelphia Eagles27-7WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium77968
Sun11/20/1966HWashington Redskins14-3WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium78466
Thu11/24/1966ADallas Cowboys14-26LDallas, TXCotton Bowl80259
Sun12/4/1966HNew York Giants49-40WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium61651
Sun12/11/1966APhiladelphia Eagles21-33LPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field58074
Sat12/17/1966ASt. Louis Cardinals38-10WSt. Louis, MOBusch Memorial Stadium47721

Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.

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Schedule Notes
ROSTER
PlayerNoPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Erich Barnes40LCB6-220131Purdue1414
Jim Battle79DE6-423525Southern University60
Walter Beach49RCB6-018431Central Michigan53
Johnny Brewer83RLB6-423329Mississippi1414
John Brown70ROT-LOT6-225027Syracuse147
Monte Clark73ROT6-626029Southern California129
Gary Collins86FL-P6-421126Maryland1414
Vince Costello50MLB6-022834Ohio University1413
Ross Fichtner20LS-RS6-018628Purdue1414
Galen Fiss35LB6-022635Kansas140
Bobby Franklin22DB5-1118230Mississippi90
Bill Glass80RDE6-525231Baylor1414
Ernie Green48FB6-220528Louisville1414
Lou Groza76K6-324042Ohio State140
Charley Harraway31FB6-222122San Jose State140
Gene Hickerson66ROG6-324831Mississippi1414
Fred Hoaglin54C6-424722Pittsburgh66
Jim Houston82LLB6-323929Ohio State1414
Mike Howell34RCB-RS6-118923Grambling State1414
Joe Bob Isbell61OG6-123826Houston140
Walter Johnson71LDT6-326824New Mexico State; Los Angeles State1414
Jim Kanicki69RDT6-427025Michigan State1412
Ernie Kellermann24RS-LS6-018423Miami (Ohio)1411
Leroy Kelly44HB6-020024Morgan State1414
Gary Lane15HB6-121024Missouri80
Dale Lindsey51MLB6-222423Kentucky; Western Kentucky131
Clifton McNeil85FL6-218626Grambling State140
Dick Modzelewski84DT6-025835Maryland140
Milt Morin89TE6-424324Massachusetts119
John Morrow56C6-324433Michigan88
Jim Ninowski11QB6-120630Michigan State140
Frank Parker78RDT6-526327Oklahoma State122
Bernie Parrish30DB5-1119430Florida10
Nick Pietrosante36FB6-222529Notre Dame130
Walt Roberts27OE5-1016724San Jose State140
Frank Ryan13QB6-319930Rice1414
Dick Schafrath77LOT6-325329Ohio State1312
Randy Schultz33FB5-1121023Northern Iowa140
Ralph Smith41TE6-221428Mississippi145
Paul Warfield42SE6-018824Ohio State1414
Paul Wiggin84LDE6-324532Modesto JC; Stanford1414
Sid Williams67LB6-223524Southern University130
John Wooten6LOG6-225030Colorado1414
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
114Milt MorinEMassachusetts
229Rick NortonQBKentucky
461Pete DurankoDE-LBNotre Dame
574Randy SchultzFBNorthern Iowa
578Danny FulfordEAuburn
690Jim BattleDESouthern University
693Fred HoaglinCPittsburgh
7109Leroy CarterFLGrambling State
8123Tom TalagaENotre Dame
9139Jack GregoryDEDelta State
10153Monte LedbetterENorthwestern State (Louisiana)
11169Tony FireTBowling Green State
12183Dick CzapTNebraska
13199Jim BoudreauxTLouisiana Tech
14213Pete LammonsETexas
15229Bob EllisDBMassachusetts
16243David RayEAlabama
17259Gene ModzelewskiTNew Mexico State
18273Charley HarrawayFBSan Jose State
19289Karl SingerTPurdue
20303Joe PetroDBTemple
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thPTS
Team Totals879290134403
Opponents Totals54894967259
TEAM STATSTOP1st DownsFDRFDPFDX3rd Down Efficiency4th Down EfficiencyPENPENY
Team Totals27811714219/ %/ %69747
Opponents Totals25511312418/ %/ %61563
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Leroy Kelly160000096
Lou Groza0515298.192339.1078
Gary Collins120000072
Ernie Green90000054
Paul Warfield60000036
Milt Morin30000018
Ralph Smith30000018
Clifton McNeil20000012
Jim Houston111100.00007
Ross Fichtner1000006
Bill Glass1000006
(Team)0010.00000
Team Totals54525496.392339.10403
Opponents Totals29282996.6192867.90259
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCTBLLG1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Lou Groza92339.12470/12/64/83/80/0
Team Totals92339.12470/12/64/83/80/0
Opponents Totals192867.97/75/85/82/40/1
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Leroy Kelly20911415.570t15
Ernie Green1447505.2353
Frank Ryan361564.3170
Charley Harraway7405.7180
Gary Collins23819.0360
Randy Schultz7324.6200
Nick Pietrosante7202.980
Jim Ninowski3-11-3.740
Team Totals41521665.270t18
Opponents Totals45018944.23712
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Frank Ryan38220020016829747.814.954297.6143.728223275188.2
Jim Ninowski18111161759.715.944t422.215.6114161110.0
Lou Groza1110-7-7.0-7.0-700.000.000-779.2
Leroy Kelly100100.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals40221221217531427.814.854338.2153.729237290590.4
Opponents Totals40622122115526506.512.058t143.4307.435278237255.3
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Gary Collins5694616.95412
Ernie Green454459.931t6
Paul Warfield3674120.6515
Leroy Kelly3236611.4401
Milt Morin2333314.5323
Ralph Smith1318314.1283
Clifton McNeil29447.050t2
Walt Roberts2199.5100
Nick Pietrosante11212.0120
Jim Houston11010.010t1
Vince Costello1-7-7.0-70
Team Totals212314214.85433
Opponents Totals221265012.058t14
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Ross Fichtner815219.0581
Mike Howell8627.8290
Erich Barnes412832.0540
Ernie Kellermann3237.7120
Jim Houston22713.5210
Bernie Parrish11616.0160
Walter Beach100.000
Johnny Brewer100.000
Vince Costello100.000
Paul Wiggin100.000
Team Totals3040813.6581
Opponents Totals15684.5270
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Gary Collins57222339.06006111199234.9
Team Totals57222339.06006111199234.9
Opponents Totals56222439.75602146203836.4
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Leroy Kelly1361048.0520
Walt Roberts1113423.8300
Ernie Green0200
Team Totals24211466.1520
Opponents Totals23151114.8380
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Walt Roberts2045422.7570
Leroy Kelly1940321.2490
Charley Harraway919321.4330
Randy Schultz35217.3230
Nick Pietrosante294.580
Ralph Smith100.000
Team Totals54111120.6570
Opponents Totals68150122.194t2
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Walter Beach0001100
Johnny Brewer0002200
Bill Glass00022131
Ernie Green210100
Gene Hickerson0010100
Jim Houston0002200
Walter Johnson0001100
Jim Kanicki0002200
Ernie Kellermann0001100
Leroy Kelly100000
Clifton McNeil0001140
Dick Modzelewski00022130
Milt Morin310100
Jim Ninowski310100
Walt Roberts310100
Frank Ryan500000
Ralph Smith0001100
Paul Warfield0010131
Paul Wiggin0004400
John Wooten0010100
Team Totals171071926332
Opponents Totals2419510150
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