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1955 Cleveland Browns (NFL) 1st place Eastern Conference 9-2-1 .818
Head Coach: Paul Brown
EndsPaul Bixler
BackfieldHoward Brinker
Assistant CoachDick Gallagher
GuardsFritz Heisler
TacklesEddie Ulinski
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/12/1955ACollege All-Stars27-30LChicago, ILSoldier Field75000
Sat8/20/1955HGreen Bay Packers13-7WAkron, OHRubber Bowl22000
Sun8/28/1955ASan Francisco 49ers14-17LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium41604
Fri9/2/1955ALos Angeles Rams21-38LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum35498
Sat9/10/1955HDetroit Lions3-19LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium29581
Thu9/15/1955AChicago Bears21-24LChicago, ILSoldier Field43067
Sun9/25/1955HWashington Redskins17-27LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium30041
Sun10/2/1955ASan Francisco 49ers38-3WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium43595
Sun10/9/1955HPhiladelphia Eagles21-17WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium43974
Sun10/16/1955AWashington Redskins24-14WWashington, DCGriffith Stadium24168
Sun10/23/1955HGreen Bay Packers41-10WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium51482
Sun10/30/1955AChicago Cardinals26-20WChicago, ILComiskey Park29471
Sun11/6/1955HNew York Giants24-14WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium46524
Sun11/13/1955APhiladelphia Eagles17-33LPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium39303
Sun11/20/1955HPittsburgh Steelers41-14WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium54509
Sun11/27/1955ANew York Giants35-35TNew York, NYPolo Grounds45699
Sun12/4/1955APittsburgh Steelers30-7WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field31101
Sun12/11/1955HChicago Cardinals35-24WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium25914
Mon12/26/1955ALos Angeles Rams38-14WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum58346League 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
30Mo BassettFB6'123124Langston120
60Hal BradleyROG6'223026Iowa1212
88Darrel BrewsterLOE6'321025Purdue1212
70Don ColoRDT6'325230Brown1212
46Henry FordDB5'1117024Pittsburgh20
80Len FordRDE6'424529Morgan State; Michigan1212
62Herschel ForesterROG-LOG6'023024Southern Methodist120
79Bob GainMG6'325626Kentucky1212
52Frank GatskiC6'223336Marshall; Auburn1212
64Abe GibronLOG5'1124330Valparaiso; Purdue1212
84Horace GillomP6'122134Ohio State; Nevada-Reno120
14Otto GrahamQB6'119634Northwestern1212
76Lou GrozaLOT-K6'324031Ohio State1212
42Tommy JamesRS-OHB5'1018432Ohio State84
31Dub JonesROH-FB6'320231Louisiana State; Tulane127
77Tom JonesRDT6'525024Kentucky State; Miami (Ohio)20
72John KissellLDT6'224532Boston College1212
22Kenny KonzLS5'1018427Louisiana State1212
24Warren LahrLDH5'1118932Western Reserve1212
86Dante LavelliROE6'119132Ohio State1212
82Carlton MasseyLDE6'422125Southwestern (Texas); Texas1212
74Mike McCormackROT6'424625Kansas1212
34Walt MichaelsRLB6'023126Washington & Lee1212
36Ed ModzelewskiFB6'021726Maryland1210
32Fred MorrisonROH-FB6'221529Ohio State128
65Chuck NollLLB6'121823Dayton1212
56/50Sam PalumboRLB6'222623Notre Dame80
20Don PaulRDH6'018729Washington State1111
54Pete PeriniLLB-MG6'022527Ohio State70
27Johnny PetitbonRS-ROH5'1118624Notre Dame128
16George RattermanQB6'019229Notre Dame100
26Ray RenfroLOH-RS6'119026North Texas1211
78John SanduskyROT-LOT6'125130Villanova120
45Bob SmithLOH5'1019522Nebraska120
83Chuck WeberRDE-LDE6'122925West Chester120
46Bobby WhiteRDH-LDH5'1117626Glendale CC; Stanford81
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Kurt Burris113COklahoma
Dean Renfro225BNorth Texas
John Hall335TIowafrom CHIB
Bobby Freeman337BAuburn
Paul Reynolds441BNotre Damefrom GB
Sam Palumbo449CNotre Dame
Aramis Dandoy561BSouthern California
LeRoy Bolden673BMichigan State
Jack Locklear785CAuburn
Henry Ford9109BPittsburgh
Glen Dillon10121EPittsburgh
Eric Knebel11133TSouthern Methodist
Jack Eaton12145TNew Mexico
Johnny Borton13157QBOhio State
Fred Robinson14169GWashingtonFuture
Bob Smith15181BNebraska
Don Suchy16193CIowa
Bob Leonard17205BPurdue
Steve Champlin18217TOklahoma
Tom Ebert19229EKansas State
Bill Proctor20241TFlorida State
Rick Spinks21253BTexas Tech
Jerry Stone22265TSoutheastern Louisiana
Jim Greer23277EElizabeth City State
John Matsock24289BMichigan State
Ernie Lindo25301BPacific
Don Fife26313CPurdue
Bobby Baldwin27325BSam Houston State
Ed Tokus28337EGeorgia
Tex Robinson29349BTemple
Lamar Leachman30360CTennessee
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals72969190
Opponents Totals46673966
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals224111981564603
Opponents Totals17165832358560
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Lou Groza0444597.8112250.0077
Ed Modzelewski80000048
Ray Renfro80000048
Darrel Brewster60000036
Otto Graham60000036
Dante Lavelli40000024
Mo Bassett30000018
Fred Morrison30000018
Chuck Noll1000018
Dub Jones1000006
Kenny Konz1000006
Walt Michaels1000006
Don Paul1000006
George Ratterman1000006
Bob Smith1000006
Team Totals45444597.8112250.01349
Opponents Totals29232979.371546.70218
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Lou Groza112250.03/2/2/4/0/
Team Totals112250.03/2/2/4/0/
Opponents Totals71546.72/3/0/1/1/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Fred Morrison1568245.3563
Ed Modzelewski1856193.325t6
Mo Bassett381744.630t3
Bob Smith371423.831t1
Otto Graham681211.8366
Ray Renfro29903.1140
Dub Jones10444.4130
Johnny Petitbon3103.370
George Ratterman681.3101
Tommy James122.020
Henry Ford210.510
Horace Gillom1-15-15.0-150
Team Totals53620203.85620
Opponents Totals35111893.43812
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Otto Graham1859853.07917219.317.661t158.184.3241148094.0
George Ratterman473268.11250410.715.835612.836.434470116.5
Ray Renfro200.0200.000.000.00039.6
Team Totals23413055.69322259.517.161t219.0114.7275195098.3
Opponents Totals32312639.017217755.514.171t154.6257.7123165240.7
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Darrel Brewster3462218.341t6
Dante Lavelli3149215.9494
Ray Renfro2960320.861t8
Ed Modzelewski131138.7282
Fred Morrison918520.6490
Mo Bassett9839.2250
Dub Jones311538.3461
Bob Smith2126.0100
Team Totals130222517.161t21
Opponents Totals126177514.171t15
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Chuck Noll57414.8241
Warren Lahr55210.4240
Kenny Konz5326.415t1
Don Paul44912.3190
Tommy James22010.0160
Johnny Petitbon2115.570
Walt Michaels12525.025t1
Carlton Massey12424.0240
Team Totals2528711.525t3
Opponents Totals1118116.540t1
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Horace Gillom58238941.25636186208335.9
Team Totals58238941.25636186208337.9
Opponents Totals70273739.16312337236034.2
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Kenny Konz171388.1420
Don Paul191487.860t1
Len Ford4153.870
Bobby White22814.0280
Bob Smith155.050
Ray Renfro133.030
Team Totals443377.760t1
Opponents Totals371865.078t1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Smith1332024.6470
Bobby White1025825.8440
Mo Bassett715121.6310
Don Paul510921.8260
Kenny Konz36622.0230
Walt Michaels34515.0270
Team Totals4194923.1470
Opponents Totals50122024.4100t1
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Mo Bassett300000
Hal Bradley0010100
Darrel Brewster100000
Don Colo00022200
Henry Ford102200
Len Ford00011540
Bob Gain0002220
Frank Gatski0010100
Otto Graham730300
Dub Jones100000
Kenny Konz0003300
Warren Lahr101100
Mike McCormack0010100
Ed Modzelewski300000
Fred Morrison500000
Don Paul00033170
Pete Perini0001100
Johnny Petitbon0010100
George Ratterman200000
Ray Renfro100000
Bob Smith120200
Team Totals271891524930
Opponents Totals2115618241
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