1956 Los Angeles Rams season

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1956 Los Angeles Rams season
Head coach Sid Gillman
Home field Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record 4–8
Division place T-5th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1955 1957

The 1956 Los Angeles Rams season was the team's 19th year with the National Football League and the 11th season in Los Angeles.

Transactions[edit]

  • July 27, 1956: Andy Robustelli was traded from the Los Angeles Rams to the New York Giants in exchange for the Giants First Round selection.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 30, 1956 Philadelphia Eagles W 27–7
54,412
2 October 7, 1956 at San Francisco 49ers L 33–30
54,589
3 October 14, 1956 at Detroit Lions L 24–21
56,281
4 October 21, 1956 at Green Bay Packers L 42–17
24,200
5 October 28, 1956 Detroit Lions L 16–7
76,758
6 November 4, 1956 Chicago Bears L 35–24
69,894
7 November 11, 1956 San Francisco 49ers W 30–6
69,828
8 November 18, 1956 at Chicago Bears L 30–21
48,102
9 November 25, 1956 at Baltimore Colts L 56–21
40,321
10 December 2, 1956 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 30–13
20,450
11 December 9, 1956 Baltimore Colts W 31–7
51,037
12 December 16, 1956 Green Bay Packers W 49–21
45,209

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Giants Among Men, Jack Cavanaugh, p.10, 2008, Random House, ISBN 978-1-4000-6717-6
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