1946 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
12-2-0 1-1 4621 2469 2152 35 164 3080 1409 1671 69 170
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The Cleveland Browns' first season was in 1946, playing their home games at Cleveland Stadium. During the offseason they hired Paul Brown to lead the team. Brown had never previously coached in the AAFC in any capacity before the 1946 season. They finished the regular season 12-2-0 and continued to the postseason. They faced the New York Yankees and won 14-9, clinching the AAFC championship for the 1946 season.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Miami Seahawks 44-0
Week 2 @ Chicago Rockets 20-6
Week 3 @ Buffalo Bisons 28-0
Week 4 New York Yankees 24-7
Week 5 Brooklyn Dodgers 26-7
Week 6 @ New York Yankees 7-0
Week 7 Los Angeles Dons 31-14
Week 8 San Francisco 49ers 20-34
Week 9 @ Los Angeles Dons 16-17
Week 10 @ San Francisco 49ers 14-7
Week 11 Chicago Rockets 51-14
Week 12 Buffalo Bisons 42-17
Week 13 @ Miami Seahawks 34-0
Week 14 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 66-14

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Championship New York Yankees 14-9

Coaches

Head Coach: Paul Brown Guards Coach: Fritz Heisler Center and Ends Coach: Bill Conkright Tackles Coach: Bob Voigts Backfield Coach: Blanton Collier, John Brickels, Creighton Miller Chief Scout: John Brickels