1961 Philadelphia Eagles 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 0-0 5112 3605 1507 40 252 4927 2920 2007 33 267
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The Philadelphia Eagles' twenty-ninth season was in 1961, playing their home games at Franklin Field. During the offseason they hired Nick Skorich to lead the team. Skorich previously was the line coach of the Philadelphia Eagles and had six years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 10-4-0, 5-2-0 at home and 5-2-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Cleveland Browns 27-20
Week 2 Washington Redskins 14-7
Week 3 St. Louis Cardinals 27-30
Week 4 Pittsburgh Steelers 21-16
Week 5 @ St. Louis Cardinals 20-7
Week 6 @ Dallas Cowboys 43-7
Week 7 @ Washington Redskins 27-24
Week 8 Chicago Bears 16-14
Week 9 @ New York Giants 21-38
Week 10 @ Cleveland Browns 24-45
Week 11 Dallas Cowboys 35-13
Week 12 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 35-24
Week 13 New York Giants 24-28
Week 14 @ Detroit Lions 27-24

Coaches

Head Coach: Nick Skorich Defensive Backfield Coach: Jerry Williams Assistant Coach: Laurie Niemi