1972 Cleveland Browns schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
10-4-0 0-1 3992 2034 1958 33 230 4341 1810 2531 31 257
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The Cleveland Browns' twenty-seventh season was in 1972, and it was the second season Nick Skorich served as the head coach of the team. The Browns played their home games at Cleveland Stadium. They finished the year 10-4-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Miami Dolphins 20-14.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Green Bay Packers 10-26
Week 2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 27-17
Week 3 Cincinnati Bengals 27-6
Week 4 Kansas City Chiefs 7-31
Week 5 Chicago Bears 0-17
Week 6 @ Houston Oilers 23-17
Week 7 @ Denver Broncos 27-20
Week 8 Houston Oilers 20-0
Week 9 @ San Diego Chargers 21-17
Week 10 Pittsburgh Steelers 26-24
Week 11 Buffalo Bills 27-10
Week 12 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 0-30
Week 13 @ Cincinnati Bengals 27-24
Week 14 @ New York Jets 26-10

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round @ Miami Dolphins 14-20

Coaches

Head Coach: Nick Skorich Defensive Coordinator: Howard Brinker Wide Receivers Coach: Fran Polsfoot Offensive Line Coach: Ray Prochaska Defensive Line Coach: Dick Modzelewski Secondary Coach: Richie McCabe Special Teams Coach: Al Tabor Athletic Trainer: Leo Murphy