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1955 Cleveland Browns (NFL)

1st place • Eastern Conference • 9-2-1 .818
Playoff Statistics
1955 NFLPrevious SeasonNext Season
Roster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: Paul Brown
Paul BixlerEnds
Howard BrinkerBackfield
Dick GallagherAssistant Coach
Fritz HeislerGuards
Eddie UlinskiTackles
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
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
League Championship
Mon12/26/1955ALos Angeles Rams38-14WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum58346

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
Mo Bassett30FB6-123124Langston120
Hal Bradley60ROG6-223026Iowa1212
Pete Brewster88LOE6-321025Purdue1212
Don Colo70RDT6-325230Brown1212
Henry Ford46DB-LOH5-1117024Pittsburgh20
Len Ford80RDE6-424529Morgan State; Michigan1212
Herschel Forester62ROG-LOG6-023024Southern Methodist120
Bob Gain79MG6-325626Kentucky1212
Frank Gatski52C6-223334Marshall; Auburn1212
Abe Gibron64LOG5-1124330Valparaiso; Purdue1212
Horace Gillom84P6-122134Ohio State; Nevada-Reno120
Otto Graham14QB6-119634Northwestern1212
Lou Groza76LOT-K6-324031Ohio State1212
Tommy James42RS-OHB5-1018432Ohio State84
Dub Jones31ROH-FB6-320231Louisiana State; Tulane127
Tom Jones77RDT6-525024Kentucky State; Miami (Ohio)20
John Kissell72LDT6-224532Boston College1212
Kenny Konz22LS5-1018427Louisiana State1212
Warren Lahr24LDH5-1118932Western Reserve1212
Dante Lavelli86ROE6-119132Ohio State1212
Carlton Massey82LDE6-422125Southwestern (Texas); Texas1212
Mike McCormack74ROT6-424625Kansas1212
Walt Michaels34RLB6-023126Washington & Lee1212
Ed Modzelewski36FB6-021726Maryland1210
Fred Morrison32ROH-FB6-221529Ohio State128
Chuck Noll65LLB6-121823Dayton1212
Sam Palumbo56/50RLB6-222623Notre Dame80
Don Paul20RDH6-018729Washington State1111
Pete Perini54LLB-MG6-022527Ohio State70
Johnny Petitbon27RS-ROH5-1118624Notre Dame128
George Ratterman16QB6-019229Notre Dame100
Ray Renfro26LOH-RS6-119026North Texas1211
John Sandusky78ROT-LOT6-125130Villanova120
Bob Smith45LOH5-1019522Nebraska100
Chuck Weber83RDE-LDE6-122925West Chester120
Bobby White46RDH-LDH5-1117626Glendale CC; Stanford81
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
113Kurt BurrisCOklahoma
225Dean RenfroBNorth Texas
335John HallTIowa
337Bobby FreemanBAuburn
441Paul ReynoldsBNotre Dame
449Sam PalumboCNotre Dame
561Aramis DandoyBSouthern California
673LeRoy BoldenBMichigan State
785Jack LocklearCAuburn
9109Henry FordBPittsburgh
10121Glen DillonEPittsburgh
11133Eric KnebelTSouthern Methodist
12145Jack EatonTNew Mexico
13157Johnny BortonQBOhio State
14169Fred RobinsonGWashington
15181Bob SmithBNebraska
16193Don SuchyCIowa
17205Bob LeonardBPurdue
18217Steve ChamplinTOklahoma
19229Tom EbertEKansas State
20241Bill ProctorTFlorida State
21253Rick SpinksBTexas Tech
22265Jerry StoneTSoutheastern Louisiana
23277Jim GreerEElizabeth City State
24289John MatsockBMichigan State
25301Ernie LindoBPacific
26313Don FifeCPurdue
27325Bobby BaldwinBSam Houston State
28337Ed TokusEGeorgia
29349Tex RobinsonBTemple
30360Lamar LeachmanCTennessee
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thPTS
Team Totals72969190349
Opponents Totals46673966218
TEAM STATSTOP1st DownsFDRFDPFDX3rd Down Efficiency4th Down EfficiencyPENPENY
Team Totals2241119815/ %/ %64603
Opponents Totals171658323/ %/ %58560
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Lou Groza0444597.8112250.0077
Ed Modzelewski80000048
Ray Renfro80000048
Pete 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 GOALSMADEATTPCTBLLG1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Lou Groza112250.03443/51/53/64/60/0
Team Totals112250.03443/51/53/64/60/0
Opponents Totals71546.72/3/0/1/1/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Fred Morrison1568245.3563
Ed Modzelewski1856193.3256
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 Graham18598987917219.317.661t158.184.3241148094.0
George Ratterman4732321250410.715.835612.836.434470116.5
Ray Renfro200200.000.000.00039.6
Team Totals2341301309322259.517.161t219.0114.7275195098.3
Opponents Totals32312612617217755.514.171t154.6257.7123165240.7
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Pete 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
Harold Bradley0010100
Pete 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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