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1952 Cleveland Browns (NFL) 1st place American Conference 8-4-0 .667
Head Coach: Paul Brown
EndsHoward Brinker
BackfieldBlanton Collier
TacklesWeeb Ewbank
GuardsFritz Heisler
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/23/1952AGreen Bay Packers21-14WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium22215
Fri8/29/1952HChicago Bears14-7WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium37976
Sat9/6/1952NDetroit Lions21-28LSyracuse, NYArchbold Stadium26000
Sat9/13/1952HSan Francisco 49ers31-35LAkron, OHRubber Bowl30119
Sun9/28/1952HLos Angeles Rams37-7WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium57832
Sat10/4/1952APittsburgh Steelers21-20WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field27923
Sun10/12/1952HNew York Giants9-17LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium51858
Sun10/19/1952APhiladelphia Eagles49-7WPhiladelphia, PAShibe Park27874
Sun10/26/1952HWashington Redskins19-15WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium32496
Sun11/2/1952ADetroit Lions6-17LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium56028
Sun11/9/1952HChicago Cardinals28-13WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium34097
Sun11/16/1952HPittsburgh Steelers29-28WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field34973
Sun11/23/1952HPhiladelphia Eagles20-28LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium28948
Sun11/30/1952AWashington Redskins48-24WWashington, DCGriffith Stadium22679
Sun12/7/1952AChicago Cardinals10-0WChicago, ILComiskey Park24541
Sun12/14/1952ANew York Giants34-37LNew York, NYPolo Grounds41610
Sun12/28/1952HDetroit Lions7-17LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium50934League 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
83Darrel BrewsterROE-LOE6'321022Purdue12
22Rex BumgardnerRDH-LOH5'1119329West Virginia11
20Ken CarpenterLOH6'019526Oregon State8
30Emerson ColeFB6'221525Toledo6
80Len FordRDE6'424526Morgan State; Michigan12
74Bob GainLDT-K6'325623Kentucky6
52Frank GatskiC6'223333Marshall; Auburn12
64Abe GibronLOG-LOT5'1124327Valparaiso; Purdue12
84Horace GillomP-ROE6'122131Ohio State; Nevada-Reno12
14Otto GrahamQB6'119631Northwestern12
76Lou GrozaLOT-K6'324028Ohio State12
79Jerry HelluinRDT6'227223Tulane12
50Hal HerringRLB6'121128Auburn12
62Lin HoustonROG6'021331Ohio State11
44Sherman HowardLOH5'1119328Iowa; Nevada-Reno5
32Harry JagadeFB6'021326Indiana12
43Tommy JamesRDH5'1018429Ohio State12
40Dub JonesROH6'320228Louisiana State; Tulane12
70John KissellLDT6'224529Boston College12
24Warren LahrLDH5'1118929Western Reserve12
86Dante LavelliROE6'119129Ohio State8
34Walt MichaelsLLB6'023123Washington & Lee11
36Marion MotleyFB6'123232Nevada-Reno12
72Derrell PalmerROT6'224030Texas Christian11
44Don PhelpsDB5'1118527Kentucky1
16George RattermanQB6'019226Notre Dame6
15Bert RechicharS6'120922Tennessee12
26Ray RenfroROH6'119023North Texas11
78John SanduskyROT6'125127Villanova11
68Ed SharkeyLOG-ROG6'322925Duke; Nevada-Reno12
44Don ShulaRDH5'1119022John Carroll5
65Joe SkibinskiROG5'1123624Purdue12
88Mac SpeedieLOE6'320332Utah12
54Tommy ThompsonMLB6'122125William & Mary12
60Bill WillisMG6'221331Ohio State12
82George YoungLDE6'321428Georgia12
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Bert Rechichar110BTennesseefrom DET
Harry Agganis112QBBoston UniversityFuture
Bill Hughes224CMichigan State
Don Klosterman326QBLoyola Marymountfrom DAL
Joe Campanella336TOhio State
Elmer Costa439GNorth Carolina Statefrom GB
Ray Renfro448BNorth Texas
Keever Jankovich560EPacific
Burrell Shields672BJohn Carroll
John Pace784TMississippi State
Stan Williams886EBaylorfrom DAL
Herschel Forester896GSouthern Methodist
Bob Finnell9108BXavier (Ohio)
Pat Ribeiro10120TPacific
Dick Logan11132TOhio State
Roy Thompson12144BFlorida State
Tom Cosgrove13156CMarylandFuture
Steve Ruzich14168GOhio State
Holly Aplin15180ETampa
Herb Neathery16189BIllinoisfrom DET
Ed Rowland16192TOklahoma
Stew Scheetz17204TPenn State
Ken Mirich18216GSanta Clara
Sam Talarico19225TIndianafrom SF
Mike Maccioli19228BPurdue
Bob Brandenbury20240BKansas
Dick Calhoun21252GBaylor
Howard Johnson22264TCalifornia-Santa Barbara
Bobby Robertson23276BIndiana
Junior Wren24288BMissouri
Billy Reddell25300BFlorida
Joe Vernasco26312EIllinois
Bill Maletzky27324GMarylandFuture
John Pietro28336GBrown
Walt Klevay29348BOhio State
John Saban30360BXavier (Ohio)
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals816210859
Opponents Totals47534271
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals228105119485744
Opponents Totals18678951346425
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Lou Groza03232100.0193357.6089
Dub Jones60000036
Ken Carpenter50000030
Mac Speedie50000030
Otto Graham40000024
Dante Lavelli40000024
Sherman Howard30000018
Harry Jagade30000018
Marion Motley30000018
Darrel Brewster1000006
Len Ford1000006
Horace Gillom1000006
Bob Gain033100.00003
George Young0000012
(Team)0010.00000
Team Totals36353697.2193357.61310
Opponents Totals29252986.241136.41213
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Lou Groza193357.67/5/4/2/1/
Team Totals193357.67/5/4/2/1/
Opponents Totals41136.42/1/0/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Marion Motley1044444.3591
Ken Carpenter724085.7373
Harry Jagade573736.5302
Dub Jones652704.2352
Otto Graham421303.1214
Sherman Howard34952.8220
Rex Bumgardner9384.2240
Ray Renfro10262.6110
George Ratterman122.020
Team Totals39417864.55912
Opponents Totals41113863.46911
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Otto Graham36418149.715928167.715.668t205.5246.6242257466.6
George Ratterman6233.32203.310.011t116.7233.318243.7
Dub Jones2150.0131.53.03t150.000.013-1095.8
Marion Motley200.0200.000.000.00039.6
Team Totals37418449.216428397.615.468225.9267.0273256665.4
Opponents Totals34814140.518520285.814.470t174.9226.3339168950.1
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Mac Speedie6291114.7505
Dub Jones4365115.163t4
Dante Lavelli2133616.0414
Ken Carpenter161368.541t1
Marion Motley1321316.468t2
Sherman Howard1121919.957t3
Harry Jagade920322.647t1
Darrel Brewster411729.347t1
Horace Gillom44511.3211
Ray Renfro188.080
Team Totals184283915.468t22
Opponents Totals141202814.470t17
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Bert Rechichar67913.2250
Warren Lahr55110.2140
Tommy James44010.0180
Walt Michaels4266.5180
Rex Bumgardner23316.5330
Tommy Thompson12121.0210
Team Totals2225011.4330
Opponents Totals2638915.0461
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Horace Gillom61278745.77316307236038.7
Team Totals61278745.77316307236039.3
Opponents Totals84340840.66003410293835.0
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Ken Carpenter1013913.954t1
Ray Renfro221697.7340
Bert Rechichar14584.1160
Don Phelps5153.0100
Rex Bumgardner4246.0100
Joe Skibinski055L0
Team Totals554107.554t1
Opponents Totals393077.9380
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Ken Carpenter1123421.3400
Ray Renfro813016.3260
Rex Bumgardner58917.8230
Emerson Cole47117.8220
Bert Rechichar47017.5190
Marion Motley38829.3350
Harry Jagade35819.3210
Ed Sharkey22412.0150
Sherman Howard12222.0220
Walt Michaels11616.0160
Darrel Brewster11111.0110
Joe Skibinski188.080
Horace Gillom122.020
Bob Gain100.000
Abe Gibron100.000
Team Totals4782317.5400
Opponents Totals47110723.6430
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Darrel Brewster100000
Ken Carpenter510100
Len Ford0002201
Horace Gillom120270
Otto Graham400000
Lou Groza0001100
Jerry Helluin0001100
Hal Herring0001100
Lin Houston0010100
Harry Jagade100000
Dub Jones200000
John Kissell0011200
Walt Michaels100000
Marion Motley210100
Bert Rechichar0001100
Ray Renfro411200
John Sandusky00101110
Joe Skibinski0020270
Tommy Thompson0003300
George Young0003300
Team Totals2111101424251
Opponents Totals2314911200
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