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1966 Cleveland Browns (NFL) 2nd place Eastern Conference 9-5-0 .643
Head Coach: Blanton Collier
DefenseHoward Brinker
Offensive LineFritz Heisler
Offensive BacksDub Jones
Offensive EndsBob Nussbaumer
Defensive LineNick Skorich
LinebackersEddie Ulinski
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/6/1966ALos Angeles Rams6-16LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum63285
Sun8/14/1966ASan Francisco 49ers28-17WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium27867
Sat8/20/1966AAtlanta Falcons42-3WAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium48548
Fri8/26/1966HBaltimore Colts17-24LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium83418Doubleheader
Sat9/3/1966NPittsburgh Steelers13-10WBirmingham, ALLegion Field23590
Sun9/11/1966AWashington Redskins38-14WWashington, DCD.C. Stadium48643
Sun9/18/1966HGreen Bay Packers20-21LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium83943
Sun9/25/1966HSt. Louis Cardinals28-34LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium74814
Sun10/2/1966ANew York Giants28-7WNew York, NYYankee Stadium62916
Sat10/8/1966HPittsburgh Steelers41-10WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium82687
Sun10/23/1966HDallas Cowboys30-21WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium84721
Sun10/30/1966AAtlanta Falcons49-17WAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium57235
Sun11/6/1966APittsburgh Steelers6-16LPittsburgh, PAPitt Stadium39690
Sun11/13/1966HPhiladelphia Eagles27-7WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium77968
Sun11/20/1966HWashington Redskins14-3WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium78466
Thu11/24/1966ADallas Cowboys14-26LDallas, TXCotton Bowl80259
Sun12/4/1966HNew York Giants49-40WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium61651
Sun12/11/1966APhiladelphia Eagles21-33LPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field58074
Sat12/17/1966ASt. Louis Cardinals38-10WSt. Louis, MOBusch Memorial Stadium47721
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
40Erich BarnesLCB6-220131Purdue14
79Jim BattleDE6-423525Southern University60
49Walter BeachRCB6-018431Central Michigan5
83Johnny BrewerRLB6-423329Mississippi14
70John BrownROT6-225027Syracuse14
73Monte ClarkROT-LOT6-626029Southern California12
86Gary CollinsFL-P6-421126Maryland14
50Vince CostelloMLB6-022834Ohio University14
20Ross FichtnerLS-RS6-018628Purdue14
35Galen FissLB6-022635Kansas14
22Bobby FranklinDB5-1118230Mississippi9
80Bill GlassRDE6-525231Baylor1414
48Ernie GreenFB6-220528Louisville14
76Lou GrozaK6-324042Ohio State140
31Charley HarrawayFB6-222122San Jose State14
66Gene HickersonROG6-324831Mississippi14
54Fred HoaglinC6-424722Pittsburgh66
82Jim HoustonLLB6-323929Ohio State14
34Mike HowellRCB-RS6-118923Grambling State1414
61Joe Bob IsbellOG6-123826Houston14
71Walter JohnsonLDT6-326824New Mexico State; Los Angeles State14
69Jim KanickiRDT6-427025Michigan State14
24Ernie KellermannRS-LS6-018423Miami (Ohio)1411
44Leroy KellyHB6-020024Morgan State14
15Gary LaneHB6-121024Missouri8
51Dale LindseyLB6-222423Kentucky; Western Kentucky13
85Clifton McNeilFL6-218626Grambling State14
84Dick ModzelewskiDT6-025835Maryland14
89Milt MorinTE6-424324Massachusetts11
56John MorrowC6-324433Michigan8
11Jim NinowskiQB6-120630Michigan State14
78Frank ParkerRDT6-526327Oklahoma State12
30Bernie ParrishDB5-1119430Florida1
36Nick PietrosanteFB6-222529Notre Dame130
27Walt RobertsOE5-1016724San Jose State14
13Frank RyanQB6-319930Rice14
77Dick SchafrathLOT6-325329Ohio State13
33Randy SchultzFB5-1121023Northern Iowa14
41Ralph SmithTE6-221428Mississippi14
42Paul WarfieldSE6-018824Ohio State14
84Paul WigginLDE6-324532Modesto JC; Stanford14
67Sid WilliamsLB6-223524Southern University13
6John WootenLOG6-225030Colorado14
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Milt Morin114EMassachusetts
Rick Norton229QBKentucky
Pete Duranko461DE-LBNotre DameFuture
Randy Schultz574FBNorthern Iowafrom CLE
Danny Fulford578EAuburnFuture
Jim Battle690DESouthern Universityfrom NYG
Fred Hoaglin693CPittsburgh
Leroy Carter7109FLGrambling StateFuture
Tom Talaga8123ENotre Dame
Jack Gregory9139DEDelta StateFuture
Monte Ledbetter10153ENorthwestern State (Louisiana)
Tony Fire11169TBowling Green State
Dick Czap12183TNebraska
Jim Boudreaux13199TLouisiana Tech
Pete Lammons14213ETexas
Bob Ellis15229DBMassachusetts
David Ray16243EAlabama
Gene Modzelewski17259TNew Mexico State
Charley Harraway18273FBSan Jose State
Karl Singer19289TPurdue
Joe Petro20303DBTemple
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals879290134
Opponents Totals54894967
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushingPassingPenalty3RD DOWN EFFICIENCY4TH DOWN EFFICIENCYPENYDS
Team Totals27811714219/ %/ %69747
Opponents Totals25511312418/ %/ %61563
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Leroy Kelly160000096
Lou Groza0515298.192339.1078
Gary Collins120000072
Ernie Green90000054
Paul Warfield60000036
Milt Morin30000018
Ralph Smith30000018
Clifton McNeil20000012
Jim Houston111100.00007
Ross Fichtner1000006
Bill Glass1000006
(Team)0010.00000
Team Totals54525496.392339.10403
Opponents Totals29282996.6192867.90259
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Lou Groza92339.10/12/64/93/70/0
Team Totals92339.10/12/64/93/70/0
Opponents Totals192867.97/75/85/82/40/1
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Leroy Kelly20911415.570t15
Ernie Green1447505.2353
Frank Ryan361564.3170
Charley Harraway7405.7180
Gary Collins23819.0360
Randy Schultz7324.6200
Nick Pietrosante7202.980
Jim Ninowski3-11-3.740
Team Totals41521665.270t18
Opponents Totals45018944.23712
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Frank Ryan38220052.416829747.814.954297.6143.728223275188.2
Jim Ninowski181161.161759.715.944t422.215.6114161110.0
Lou Groza11100.00-7-7.0-7.0-700.000.000-779.2
Leroy Kelly100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals40221252.717531427.814.854338.2153.729237290590.4
Opponents Totals40622154.415526506.512.058t143.4307.435278237255.3
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Gary Collins5694616.95412
Ernie Green454459.931t6
Paul Warfield3674120.6515
Leroy Kelly3236611.4401
Milt Morin2333314.5323
Ralph Smith1318314.1283
Clifton McNeil29447.050t2
Walt Roberts2199.5100
Nick Pietrosante11212.0120
Jim Houston11010.010t1
Vince Costello1-7-7.0-70
Team Totals212314214.85433
Opponents Totals221265012.058t14
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Ross Fichtner815219.0581
Mike Howell8627.8290
Erich Barnes412832.0540
Ernie Kellermann3237.7120
Jim Houston22713.5210
Bernie Parrish11616.0160
Walter Beach100.000
Johnny Brewer100.000
Vince Costello100.000
Paul Wiggin100.000
Team Totals3040813.6581
Opponents Totals15684.5270
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Gary Collins57222339.06006111199234.9
Team Totals57222339.06006111199234.9
Opponents Totals56222439.75602146203836.4
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Leroy Kelly1361048.0520
Walt Roberts1113423.8300
Ernie Green0200
Team Totals24211466.1520
Opponents Totals23151114.8380
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Walt Roberts2045422.7570
Leroy Kelly1940321.2490
Charley Harraway919321.4330
Randy Schultz35217.3230
Nick Pietrosante294.580
Ralph Smith100.000
Team Totals54111120.6570
Opponents Totals68150122.194t2
Team Totals35.0278.0Opponents Totals29.0237.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Walter Beach0001100
Johnny Brewer0002200
Bill Glass00022131
Ernie Green210100
Gene Hickerson0010100
Jim Houston0002200
Walter Johnson0001100
Jim Kanicki0002200
Ernie Kellermann0001100
Leroy Kelly100000
Clifton McNeil0001140
Dick Modzelewski00022130
Milt Morin310100
Jim Ninowski310100
Walt Roberts310100
Frank Ryan500000
Ralph Smith0001100
Paul Warfield0010131
Paul Wiggin0004400
John Wooten0010100
Team Totals171071926332
Opponents Totals2419510150
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