1946 Los Angeles Rams season

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1946 Los Angeles Rams season
Head coach Adam Walsh
Home field Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record 6–4–1
Division place 2nd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1945 1947 >

The 1946 Los Angeles Rams season was the team's ninth year with the National Football League and the first season in Los Angeles.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1946 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Transactions[edit]

On March 7, 1946, halfback Kenny Washington signed with the Rams. He was the first African-American player to sign with an NFL team post World War II. On May 7, 1946, Woody Strode would become the second African-American post World War II.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 29, 1946 Philadelphia Eagles L 25–14
30,500
2 October 6, 1946 at Green Bay Packers W 21–17
27,049
3 October 13, 1946 at Chicago Bears T 28–28
44,211
4 October 20, 1946 Detroit Lions W 35–14
27,928
5 October 27, 1946 at Chicago Cardinals L 34–10
38,180
6 November 3, 1946 at Detroit Lions W 41–20
34,447
7 November 10, 1946 Chicago Bears L 27–21
68,831
8 November 17, 1946 Chicago Cardinals W 17–14
38,271
9 November 24, 1946 at Boston Yanks L 40–21
23,689
10 December 1, 1946 at New York Giants W 31–21
47,366
11 December 8, 1946 Green Bay Packers W 38–17
46,838

Standings[edit]

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 8 2 1 .800 289 193 W-1
Los Angeles Rams 6 4 1 .600 277 257 W-2
Chicago Cardinals 6 5 0 .545 260 198 W-2
Green Bay Packers 6 5 0 .545 148 158 L-1
Detroit Lions 1 10 0 .091 142 310 L-4

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 280