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1947 Cleveland Browns (AAFC) 1st place Western Division 12-1-1 .923
Head Coach: Paul Brown
BackfieldJohn Brickels
BackfieldBlanton Collier
TacklesBill Edwards
EndsDick Gallagher
GuardsFritz Heisler
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/29/1947HBaltimore Colts28-0WAkron, OHRubber Bowl33106
Fri9/5/1947HBuffalo Bills30-14WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium61442Boxscore
Fri9/12/1947ABrooklyn Dodgers55-7WNew York, NYEbbets Field18872Boxscore
Sun9/21/1947HBaltimore Colts28-0WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium44251Boxscore
Fri9/26/1947AChicago Rockets41-21WChicago, ILSoldier Field18450Boxscore
Sun10/5/1947HNew York Yankees26-17WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium80067Boxscore
Sun10/12/1947HLos Angeles Dons10-13LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium63124Boxscore
Sun10/19/1947HChicago Rockets31-28WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium35266Boxscore
Sun10/26/1947ASan Francisco 49ers14-7WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium54325Boxscore
Sun11/2/1947ABuffalo Bills28-7WBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium43167Boxscore
Sun11/9/1947HBrooklyn Dodgers13-12WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium30279Boxscore
Sun11/16/1947HSan Francisco 49ers37-14WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium76504Boxscore
Sun11/23/1947ANew York Yankees28-28TNew York, NYYankee Stadium70060Boxscore
Thu11/27/1947ALos Angeles Dons27-17WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum45009Boxscore
Sun12/7/1947ABaltimore Colts42-0WBaltimore, MDMuncipal Stadium20574Boxscore
Sun12/14/1947ANew York Yankees14-3WNew York, NYYankee Stadium60103League Championship
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
74Tony AdamleFB-LB6'021023Ohio State130
42Chet AdamsLOT-DT6'324032Ohio University125
66Ermal AllenROH-DB5'1116529Kentucky131
48Ernie BlandinLOT-DT6'424828Tulane128
99Bill BoedekerLOH5'1119223DePaul136
92Tommy ColellaLOH-DB6'018729Canisius136
80Bob CowanROH5'1118524Indiana110
70Spiro DellerbaFB5'1120024Ohio State80
94Jimmy DewarOHB-DB6'119025Indiana100
22Frank GatskiC-LB6'223328Marshall; Auburn125
34Bob GaudioLOG-DG5'1021922Ohio State141
59Horace GillomLOE-DE6'122126Ohio State; Nevada-Reno133
60Otto GrahamQB-DB6'119626Northwestern1410
85Don GreenwoodROH-DB6'019526Missouri; Illinois105
46Lou GrozaK-ROT6'324023Ohio State124
32Lin HoustonROG-DG6'021326Ohio State141
38Weldon HumbleLOG-DG6'122126Rice; Louisiana-Lafayette; Rice118
90Edgar JonesLOH5'1019329Pittsburgh104
54Floyd KonetskyDE6'019727Florida10
56Dante LavelliROE-DE6'119124Ohio State137
62Cliff LewisDB-QB5'1116824Duke124
82Bill LundOHB-DB5'1018023Case Tech110
24Mel MaceauC6'120326Marquette130
86Lew MayneROH6'119027Texas135
76Marion MotleyFB-LB6'123227Nevada-Reno1413
45Roman PiskorOT-DT6'024530Niagara90
44Lou RymkusOT-DT6'423128Notre Dame1311
72Lou SabanLB6'020226Indiana133
20Mike ScarryC6'021427Waynesburg117
53Marshall ShurnasROE-DE6'120525Missouri121
49Len SimonettiROT-DT5'1122528Tennessee141
58Mac SpeedieLOE-DE6'320327Utah1410
Ray TerrellHB6'018528Mississippi31
36Eddie UlinskiLOG-DG5'1120328Marshall145
30Bill WillisROG-DG6'221326Ohio State1312
50John YonakorROE-DE6'522226Notre Dame146
52George YoungLOE-DE6'321423Georgia121
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Bob Chappuis18BMichigan
Gerry Cowhig216BNotre Dame
Jack Carpenter324TMichigan
Bob Cowan432BIndiana
Bill Griffin540TKentucky
Jack Bush648TGeorgia
John Rapacz756COklahoma
Bob Hazelhurst864BDenver
Ralph Ellsworth972BTexas
Jimmy Dewar1080HBIndiana
Bill Huber1188EIllinois
Mario Giannelli1296GBoston College
Marshall Shurnas13104EMissouri
Joe Signaigo14112BNotre Dame
Dean Widseth15120TBemidji State
Dick HoernerSpecialSelectionBIowa
Larry RiceSpecialSelectionCTulane
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals1281108983
Opponents Totals33425258
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals214108911580650
Opponents Totals188102751147385
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Marion Motley100000060
Lou Groza0394292.971936.8060
Dante Lavelli90000054
Mac Speedie70000042
Edgar Jones60000036
Bill Boedeker50000030
Tommy Colella40000024
Bob Cowan30000018
Bill Lund30000018
Lew Mayne30000018
John Yonakor20000012
Lou Saban0101190.900010
Tony Adamle1000006
Spiro Dellerba1000006
Jimmy Dewar1000006
Otto Graham1000006
Chet Adams01250.011100.004
(Team)0010.00000
Team Totals56505689.382040.00410
Opponents Totals25232592.041136.40185
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Chet Adams11100.00/00/00/01/10/0
Lou Groza71936.81/4/1/1/0/
Team Totals82040.01/4/1/2/0/
Opponents Totals41136.41/0/3/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Marion Motley1468896.150t8
Edgar Jones694436.45
Bill Boedeker311946.34
Bob Cowan381814.82
Spiro Dellerba291766.10
Bill Lund141057.563t1
Tony Adamle23954.11
Don Greenwood18945.20
Tommy Colella11777.01
Lew Mayne41751.80
Otto Graham19723.81
Cliff Lewis11666.00
Jimmy Dewar14644.61
Ray Terrell5285.60
Ermal Allen7111.60
Weldon Humble100.000
Ernie Blandin1-6-6.0-60
Mac Speedie1-7-7.0-70
Team Totals47925575.363t24
Opponents Totals50321814.379t12
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Otto Graham26916360.695275310.216.999t259.3114.1109.2
Cliff Lewis11545.55706.414.019.119.158.9
Ermal Allen13430.89886.822.06200.000.055.9
Edgar Jones3266.717926.339.55800.000.0109.7
Team Totals29617458.8110299010.117.299t268.8124.1252542736105.5
Opponents Totals30312942.614217075.613.256113.63210.627257145033.6
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Mac Speedie67114617.199t6
Dante Lavelli4979916.372t9
Bill Boedeker817521.9691
Marion Motley77310.41
Bill Lund611018.3621
Lew Mayne623839.769t3
John Yonakor69515.82
Bob Cowan56012.01
Don Greenwood5499.80
Edgar Jones59218.4511
Tommy Colella46315.81
Horace Gillom22412.00
Marshall Shurnas23015.00
Tony Adamle12222.0220
Spiro Dellerba11414.0140
Team Totals174299017.299t26
Opponents Totals129170713.25611
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Tommy Colella613021.71
Ermal Allen46315.80
Don Greenwood4194.80
Cliff Lewis4194.80
Bill Lund23618.01
Weldon Humble23115.50
Lou Saban221.00
Frank Gatski200.00
Jimmy Dewar15050.0500
Marion Motley14848.048t1
Horace Gillom12929.0290
Tony Adamle12525.0250
Len Simonetti12222.0220
Otto Graham100.000
Team Totals3247414.8503
Opponents Totals1220817.31
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Horace Gillom47209644.6740
Ermal Allen413533.80
Tommy Colella11616.0160
Team Totals52224743.274033.9
Opponents Totals58840503
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Otto Graham1012112.10
Tommy Colella511322.682t1
Cliff Lewis78412.00
Bill Boedeker38227.3520
Edgar Jones23718.50
Tony Adamle03636L0
Ermal Allen4287.00
Jimmy Dewar122.020
Team Totals3250315.782t1
Opponents Totals3150616.30
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Marion Motley1332224.80
Bill Boedeker613322.20
Lew Mayne510220.40
Cliff Lewis47117.80
Bob Cowan35518.30
Edgar Jones24824.00
Bill Lund23718.50
Spiro Dellerba13434.0340
Jimmy Dewar12525.0250
Tony Adamle12222.0220
Frank Gatski11717.0170
Tommy Colella11313.0130
Dante Lavelli11010.0100
John Yonakor100.000
Team Totals4288921.20
Opponents Totals63570
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Spiro Dellerba1
Mac Speedie1
Team Totals29161319322
Opponents Totals40192116371
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