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1951 Cleveland Browns (NFL) 1st place American Conference 11-1-0 .917
Head Coach: Paul Brown
BackfieldBlanton Collier
TacklesWeeb Ewbank
GuardsFritz Heisler
EndsTim Temerario
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/17/1951ACollege All-Stars33-0WChicago, ILSoldier Field92180
Sat8/25/1951HNew York Yanks52-0WAkron, OHRubber Bowl25820
Tue9/4/1951ADetroit Lions20-21LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium35165
Sun9/9/1951AChicago Bears32-21WChicago, ILWrigley Field67342
Fri9/14/1951HLos Angeles Rams7-6WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium38851
Sun9/30/1951ASan Francisco 49ers10-24LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium48263
Sun10/7/1951ALos Angeles Rams38-23WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum67186
Sun10/14/1951HWashington Redskins45-0WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium33968
Sun10/21/1951HPittsburgh Steelers17-0WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium32409
Sun10/28/1951HNew York Giants14-13WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium56942
Sun11/4/1951AChicago Cardinals34-17WChicago, ILComiskey Park19742
Sun11/11/1951HPhiladelphia Eagles20-17WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium36571
Sun11/18/1951ANew York Giants10-0WNew York, NYPolo Grounds52215
Sun11/25/1951HChicago Bears42-21WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium40969
Sun12/2/1951HChicago Cardinals49-28WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium30550
Sun12/9/1951APittsburgh Steelers28-0WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field24229
Sun12/16/1951APhiladelphia Eagles24-0WPhiladelphia, PAShibe Park16623
Sun12/23/1951ALos Angeles Rams17-24LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum57540League 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 AdamleLB-FB6'021027Ohio State12
35Alex AgaseLB5'1021029Illinois; Purdue; Illinois11
90Rex BumgardnerLOH5'1119328West Virginia10
84Ken CarpenterLOH6'019525Oregon State11
70Emerson ColeFB6'221524Toledo12
53Len FordRDE6'424525Morgan State; Michigan12
22Frank GatskiC6'223332Marshall; Auburn12
38Bob GaudioROG5'1021926Ohio State12
34Abe GibronLOG5'1124326Valparaiso; Purdue12
59Horace GillomP-LOE6'122130Ohio State; Nevada-Reno12
60Otto GrahamQB6'119630Northwestern12
48Forrest GriggROT6'229425Tulsa11
46Lou GrozaLOT-K6'324027Ohio State12
20Hal HerringLB6'121127Auburn10
32Lin HoustonROG6'021330Ohio State11
72Harry JagadeFB6'021325Indiana11
82Tommy JamesRDH5'1018428Ohio State12
86Dub JonesROH6'320227Louisiana State; Tulane12
45John KissellLDT6'224528Boston College12
80Warren LahrLDH5'1118928Western Reserve12
56Dante LavelliROE6'119128Ohio State12
62Cliff LewisS-QB5'1116828Duke12
76Marion MotleyFB6'123231Nevada-Reno11
50Bob OristaglioDE-ROE6'221427Pennsylvania12
42Derrell PalmerLDT6'224029Texas Christian10
94Don PhelpsROH5'1118526Kentucky4
44Lou RymkusROT6'423132Notre Dame11
49John SanduskyRDT-ROT6'125126Villanova11
96Don ShulaRDH5'1119021John Carroll12
58Mac SpeedieLOE6'320331Utah10
98Carl TaseffROH5'1118223John Carroll9
24Tommy ThompsonLB6'122124William & Mary12
30Bill WillisMG6'221330Ohio State12
52George YoungLDE6'321427Georgia12
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Kenny Konz114BLouisiana State
Bucky Curtis226EVanderbilt
Jerry Helluin338TTulaneFuture
Bob Oristaglio439EPennsylvaniafrom SF; Baltimore Colts
Bob Smith441BTexas A&Mfrom GB
Art Donovan450TBoston CollegeBaltimore Colts
Ace Loomis562BWisconsin-LaCrosse
Dan Rogas674GTulane
Irv Holdash782CNorth Carolinafrom NYY
Walt Michaels786BWashington & Lee
Art Spinney888EBoston Collegefrom GB; Baltimore Colts
Max Clark898BHouston
Burl Toler9105GSan Franciscofrom DET
Don Shula9110BJohn Carroll
Chet Gierula10123GMaryland
Bernie Custis11135BSyracuse
Mike Sellers12142BFlorida Statefrom DET
Corkey Kirtley12147EMorehead State
Bob Voskuhl13159CGeorgetown (Kentucky)
Rudy Cernoch14171TNorthwestern
Joe Skibinski15183GPurdueFuture
Ed Pasky16195BSouth Carolina
Leroy Ka-Ne17207BDayton
Rube DeRoin18219COklahoma State
Ray Solari19231GCalifornia
Jack Crocker20243BTulsa
Ray Stone21255ETexas
Carl Taseff22267BJohn Carroll
Johnny Champion23279BSouthern Methodist
Wayne Benner24291BFlorida State
John Knispel25303TWisconsin-LaCrosse
Fred Williams26315TArkansasFuture
Jack Jones27327BWest Alabama
Roger Thrift28339BEast Carolina
Bill Driver29351BFlorida State
Sisto Averno30362GMuhlenbergBaltimore Colts
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals807910072
Opponents Totals34194455
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals2039299121171017
Opponents Totals20188813259505
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Lou Groza04343100.0102343.5073
Dub Jones120000072
Ken Carpenter60000036
Dante Lavelli60000036
Otto Graham40000024
Mac Speedie30000018
Rex Bumgardner20000012
Warren Lahr20000012
Carl Taseff20000012
Emerson Cole1000006
Horace Gillom1000006
Marion Motley1000006
Bob Oristaglio1000006
Don Phelps1000006
George Young1000006
Team Totals434343100.0102343.50331
Opponents Totals20182090.041428.61152
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Lou Groza102343.51/4/3/2/0/
Team Totals102343.51/4/3/2/0/
Opponents Totals41428.61/1/1/2/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Dub Jones1044924.743t7
Ken Carpenter854024.7304
Marion Motley612734.5261
Emerson Cole462525.5231
Rex Bumgardner451262.8201
Don Phelps16654.1101
Carl Taseff13493.8152
Harry Jagade7304.3220
Otto Graham35290.8123
Cliff Lewis3-10-3.310
Team Totals41517084.143t20
Opponents Totals42814543.4358
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Otto Graham26514755.510222058.315.081t176.4166.0371183479.2
Cliff Lewis6466.716811.317.020116.7116.7068104.9
Team Totals27115155.710322738.415.181t186.6176.3371190279.5
Opponents Totals33015145.815719786.013.161103.0226.7430154847.5
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Dante Lavelli4358613.6476
Mac Speedie3458917.3513
Dub Jones3057019.081t5
Ken Carpenter1218315.345t2
Horace Gillom1116414.9240
Marion Motley10525.2340
Rex Bumgardner56112.2191
Emerson Cole4307.5170
Bob Oristaglio12020.020t1
Carl Taseff11818.0180
Team Totals151227315.181t18
Opponents Totals151197813.16110
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Warren Lahr59519.0292
Cliff Lewis5469.2200
Don Shula4235.8160
Tommy Thompson22311.5170
Alex Agase273.560
Tommy James210.510
Hal Herring12828.0280
Tony Adamle11212.080
Team Totals2223510.7292
Opponents Totals17955.6361
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Horace Gillom73332145.56608340282138.6
Team Totals73332145.56608340282138.6
Opponents Totals69274639.87513230245636.1
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Ken Carpenter1417312.4490
Cliff Lewis14483.4110
Carl Taseff166.060
Don Phelps133.030
Team Totals302307.7490
Opponents Totals493406.9300
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Ken Carpenter919621.8480
Rex Bumgardner37525.0330
Don Phelps36622.0250
Carl Taseff35618.7200
Harry Jagade23618.0190
Emerson Cole22814.0200
Horace Gillom22512.5150
Bob Gaudio188.080
Don Shula166.060
Abe Gibron100.000
Team Totals2749618.4480
Opponents Totals3476322.4410
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Tony Adamle0001100
Alex Agase0001100
Rex Bumgardner100000
Ken Carpenter210100
Emerson Cole201100
Len Ford00044160
Bob Gaudio100000
Abe Gibron0020230
Horace Gillom1011381
Otto Graham720221
Lou Groza00101160
Hal Herring0003300
Dub Jones300000
John Kissell0003300
Warren Lahr0001120
Cliff Lewis302200
Marion Motley100000
Derrell Palmer0002200
Don Phelps110100
John Sandusky0003360
Mac Speedie100000
Carl Taseff301100
Tommy Thompson0004450
Bill Willis0001100
George Young00011471
Team Totals2619729361353
Opponents Totals3529619251
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