1956 Baltimore Colts season

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1956 Baltimore Colts season
Head coach Weeb Ewbank
Home field Memorial Stadium
Results
Record 5–7
Division place 4th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1955 1957 >

The 1956 Baltimore Colts season was the fourth season for the team in the National Football League. The Baltimore Colts finished the National Football League's 1956 season with a record of 5 wins and 7 losses and subsequently finished fourth in the Western Conference.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site Attendance
1 September 30, 1956 Chicago Bears W 28–21 1–0 Memorial Stadium
45,221
2 October 6, 1956 Detroit Lions L 14–31 1–1 Memorial Stadium
42,622
3 October 14, 1956 at Green Bay Packers L 33–38 1–2 Milwaukee County Stadium
24,214
4 October 21, 1956 at Chicago Bears L 27–58 1–3 Wrigley Field
48,364
5 October 28, 1956 Green Bay Packers W 28–21 2–3 Memorial Stadium
40,086
6 November 11, 1956 at Cleveland Browns W 21–7 3–3 Cleveland Stadium
42,404
7 November 18, 1956 at Detroit Lions L 3–27 3–4 Tiger Stadium
55,788
8 November 25, 1956 Los Angeles Rams W 56–21 4–4 Memorial Stadium
40,321
9 December 2, 1956 San Francisco 49ers L 17–20 4–5 Memorial Stadium
37,227
10 December 9, 1956 at Los Angeles Rams L 7–31 4–6 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
51,037
11 December 16, 1956 at San Francisco 49ers L 17–30 4–7 Kezar Stadium
43,791
12 December 23, 1956 Washington Redskins W 19–17 5–7 Memorial Stadium
32,944

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 9 2 1 .818 8–2 363 246 W2
Detroit Lions 9 3 0 .750 8–2 300 188 L1
San Francisco 49ers 5 6 1 .455 5–5 233 284 W3
Baltimore Colts 5 7 0 .417 3–7 270 322 W1
Los Angeles Rams 4 8 0 .333 3–7 291 307 W2
Green Bay Packers 4 8 0 .333 3–7 264 342 L2

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

See also[edit]