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1960 Cleveland Browns season
Head Coach Paul Brown
Home Field Cleveland Stadium
Results
Record 8–3–1
Place 2nd NFL Eastern
Playoff Finish Lost in Playoff Bowl
Timeline
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1959 1961
The 1960 Cleveland Browns season was the team's 11th season with the National Football League. The 1960 Browns compiled an 8-3-1 record, and finished second in the NFL's Eastern Conference, behind the NFL Champion Philadelphia Eagles. However, the Browns qualified for the first-ever Playoff Bowl in Miami, losing to the Detroit Lions, 17-16.

Exhibition scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 August 14 at Detroit W 28–14
24,620
2 August 18 at Pittsburgh W 27–24
16,360
3 August 27 at Los Angeles L 22–17
48,175
4 September 3 San Francisco (@ Portland) W 26–24
25,898
5 September 10 Chicago (@ Akron) W 16–10
21,568
6 September 17 Detroit W 14–10
25,911

Regular season scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 25 at Philadelphia W 41–24
56,303
2 October 2 Pittsburgh W 28–20
67,692
3 Bye
4 October 16 at Dallas W 48–7
28,500
5 October 23 Philadelphia L 31–29
64,850
6 October 30 at Washington W 31–10
32,086
7 November 6 NY Giants L 17–13
82,872
8 November 13 St. Louis W 28–27
49,192
9 November 20 at Pittsburgh L 14–10
35,215
10 November 27 at St. Louis T 17–17
26,146
11 December 4 Washington W 27–16
35,211
12 December 11 Chicago W 42–0
38,155
13 December 18 at NY Giants W 48–34
56,517

StandingsEdit

Template:1960 Eastern Conference standings (NFL)

RosterEdit

PlayoffsEdit

Round Date Opponent Result Attendance
Playoff Bowl January 7 Detroit L 17–16
34,981

Awards and recordsEdit

  • Jim Brown, NFL Rushing Leader, 1,257 yards
  • Milt Plum, NFL Leader, Passing Yards, (2,297)

MilestonesEdit

  • Jim Brown, Third Consecutive 1,000 yard season
  • Jim Brown, Fourth Consecutive Rushing Title

PersonnelEdit

RosterEdit

1960 Cleveland Browns roster
Quarterbacks


Running Backs


Wide Receivers


Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers


Defensive Backs


Special Teams


Rookies in italics

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Staff/CoachesEdit

1960 Cleveland Browns staff
Front Office


Coaches

Offensive Coaches

  Defensive Coaches


Strength & Coditioning

  • Athletic Trainer - Leo Murphy
  • Equipment Manager - Morris Kono

ReferencesEdit

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