1961 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
8-5-1 0-0 4537 2374 2163 33 246 4131 2526 1605 38 243
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The Cleveland Browns' sixteenth season was in 1961, and it was the sixteenth season Paul Brown served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 8-5-1, 4-3-0 at home and 4-2-1 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 20-27
Week 2 St. Louis Cardinals 20-17
Week 3 Dallas Cowboys 25-7
Week 4 Washington Redskins 31-7
Week 5 Green Bay Packers 17-49
Week 6 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 30-28
Week 7 @ St. Louis Cardinals 21-10
Week 8 Pittsburgh Steelers 13-17
Week 9 @ Washington Redskins 17-6
Week 10 Philadelphia Eagles 45-24
Week 11 New York Giants 21-37
Week 12 @ Dallas Cowboys 38-17
Week 13 @ Chicago Bears 14-17
Week 14 @ New York Giants 7-7

Coaches

Head Coach: Paul Brown Backfield Coach: Howard Brinker Assistant Coach: Dick Evans Athletic Trainer: Leo Murphy