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1952 Cleveland Browns (NFL)

1st place • American Conference • 8-4-0 .667
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Head Coach: Paul Brown
Howard BrinkerEnds
Blanton CollierBackfield
Weeb EwbankTackles
Fritz HeislerGuards
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
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 Steelers29-28WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium34973
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
League Championship
Sun12/28/1952HDetroit Lions7-17LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium50934

Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.

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ROSTER
PlayerNoPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Pete Brewster83ROE-LOE6-321022Purdue114
Rex Bumgardner22RDH-LOH5-1119329West Virginia111
Ken Carpenter20LOH6-019526Oregon State87
Emerson Cole30FB6-221525Toledo60
Len Ford80RDE6-424526Morgan State; Michigan1212
Bob Gain74LDT-K-RDT6-325623Kentucky60
Frank Gatski52C6-223331Marshall; Auburn1212
Abe Gibron64LOG-LOT5-1124327Valparaiso; Purdue1212
Horace Gillom84P-ROE6-122131Ohio State; Nevada-Reno121
Otto Graham14QB6-119631Northwestern1212
Lou Groza76LOT-K6-324028Ohio State1212
Jerry Helluin79RDT6-227223Tulane1212
Hal Herring50RLB6-121128Auburn1212
Lin Houston62ROG6-021331Ohio State1211
Sherman Howard44LOH5-1119328Iowa; Nevada-Reno54
Harry Jagade32FB-LLB6-021326Indiana122
Tommy James43RDH5-1018429Ohio State1212
Dub Jones40ROH6-320228Louisiana State; Tulane1212
John Kissell70LDT6-224529Boston College1212
Warren Lahr24LDH5-1118929Western Reserve1212
Dante Lavelli86ROE6-119129Ohio State87
Walt Michaels34LLB6-023123Washington & Lee1111
Marion Motley36FB6-123232Nevada-Reno1210
Derrell Palmer72ROT6-224030Texas Christian111
Don Phelps44DB5-1118527Kentucky10
George Ratterman16QB6-019226Notre Dame70
Bert Rechichar15S6-120922Tennessee1212
Ray Renfro26ROH6-119023North Texas120
John Sandusky78ROT6-125127Villanova1111
Ed Sharkey68LOG-ROG6-322925Duke; Nevada-Reno121
Don Shula44RDH5-1119022John Carroll50
Joe Skibinski65ROG5-1123624Purdue121
Mac Speedie88LOE6-320332Utah1212
Tommy Thompson54MLB6-122125William & Mary1212
Bill Willis60MG6-221331Ohio State1212
George Young82LDE6-321428Georgia1212
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
110Bert RechicharBTennessee
112Harry AgganisQBBoston University
224Bill HughesCMichigan State
326Don KlostermanQBLoyola Marymount
336Joe CampanellaTOhio State
439Elmer CostaGNorth Carolina State
448Ray RenfroBNorth Texas
560Keever JankovichEPacific
672Burrell ShieldsBJohn Carroll
784John PaceTMississippi State
886Stan WilliamsEBaylor
896Herschel ForesterGSouthern Methodist
9108Bob FinnellBXavier (Ohio)
10120Pat RibeiroTPacific
11132Dick LoganTOhio State
12144Roy ThompsonBFlorida State
13156Tom CosgroveCMaryland
14168Steve RuzichGOhio State
15180Holly AplinETampa
16189Herb NeatheryBIllinois
16192Ed RowlandTOklahoma
17204Stew ScheetzTPenn State
18216Ken MirichGSanta Clara
19225Sam TalaricoTIndiana
19228Mike MaccioliBPurdue
20240Bob BrandenburyBKansas
21252Dick CalhounGBaylor
22264Howard JohnsonTCalifornia-Santa Barbara
23276Bobby RobertsonBIndiana
24288Junior WrenBMissouri
25300Billy ReddellBFlorida
26312Joe VernascoEIllinois
27324Bill MaletzkyGMaryland
28336John PietroGBrown
29348Walt KlevayBOhio State
30360John SabanBXavier (Ohio)
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thPTS
Team Totals816210859310
Opponents Totals47534271213
TEAM STATSTOP1st DownsFDRFDPFDX3rd Down Efficiency4th Down EfficiencyPENPENY
Team Totals2281051194/ %/ %85744
Opponents Totals186789513/ %/ %46425
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Lou Groza03232100.0193357.6089
Dub Jones60000036
Ken Carpenter50000030
Mac Speedie50000030
Otto Graham40000024
Dante Lavelli40000024
Sherman Howard30000018
Harry Jagade30000018
Marion Motley30000018
Pete Brewster1000006
Len Ford1000006
Horace Gillom1000006
Bob Gain033100.00003
George Young0000012
(Team)0010.00000
Team Totals36353697.2193357.61310
Opponents Totals29252986.241136.41213
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCTBLLG1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Lou Groza193357.61526/85/64/63/101/3
Team Totals193357.61526/85/64/62/101/3
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 Graham36418118115928167.715.668t205.5246.6242257466.6
George Ratterman6222203.310.011t116.7233.318243.7
Dub Jones211131.53.03t150.000.013-1095.8
Marion Motley200200.000.000.00039.6
Team Totals37418418416428397.615.468225.9267.0273256665.4
Opponents Totals34814114118520285.814.470t174.9226.3339168950.1
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Mac Speedie6291114.7505
Dub Jones4365115.163t4
Dante Lavelli2133616.0414
Ken Carpenter161368.541t1
Marion Motley1321316.468t2
Sherman Howard1121919.957t3
Harry Jagade920322.647t1
Pete 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
Pete Brewster11111.0110
Joe Skibinski188.080
Horace Gillom122.020
Bob Gain100.000
Abe Gibron100.000
Team Totals4782317.5400
Opponents Totals47110723.6430
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Pete 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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