1961 Baltimore Colts season

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1961 Baltimore Colts season
Head coach Weeb Ewbank
Owner Carroll Rosenbloom
Home field Memorial Stadium
Results
Record 8–6
Division place T-3rd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1960 1962 >

The 1961 Baltimore Colts season was the ninth season for the team in the National Football League. The Baltimore Colts finished the National Football League's 1961 season with a record of 8 wins and 6 losses and finished tied for third in the Western Conference with the Chicago Bears. There weren't any tiebreakers until 1967.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site Attendance
1 September 17, 1961 Los Angeles Rams W 27–24 1–0 Memorial Stadium
54,259
2 September 24, 1961 Detroit Lions L 15–16 1–1 Memorial Stadium
54,259
3 October 1, 1961 Minnesota Vikings W 34–33 2–1 Memorial Stadium
54,259
4 October 8, 1961 at Green Bay Packers L 7–45 2–2 Lambeau Field
38,669
5 October 15, 1961 at Chicago Bears L 10–24 2–3 Wrigley Field
48,719
6 October 22, 1961 at Detroit Lions W 17–14 3–3 Tiger Stadium
53,016
7 October 29, 1961 Chicago Bears L 20–21 3–4 Memorial Stadium
57,641
8 November 5, 1961 Green Bay Packers W 45–21 4–4 Memorial Stadium
57,641
9 November 12, 1961 at Minnesota Vikings L 20–28 4–5 Metropolitan Stadium
38,010
10 November 19, 1961 St. Louis Cardinals W 16–0 5–5 Memorial Stadium
56,112
11 November 26, 1961 at Washington Redskins W 27–6 6–5 D.C. Stadium
41,062
12 December 3, 1961 San Francisco 49ers W 20–17 7–5 Memorial Stadium
57,641
13 December 9, 1961 at Los Angeles Rams L 17–34 7–6 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
41,268
14 December 16, 1961 at San Francisco 49ers W 27–24 8–6 Kezar Stadium
45,517

Standings[edit]

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 11 3 0 .786 391 223 W-1
Detroit Lions 8 5 1 .615 270 258 L-1
Chicago Bears 8 6 0 .571 326 302 W-2
Baltimore Colts 8 6 0 .571 302 307 W-1
San Francisco 49ers 7 6 1 .538 346 272 L-1
Los Angeles Rams 4 10 0 .286 263 333 L-1
Minnesota Vikings 3 11 0 .214 285 407 L-2

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