1962 Los Angeles Rams season

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1962 Los Angeles Rams season
Head coach Bob Waterfield / Harland Svare
Home field Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record 1–12–1
Division place 7th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1961 1963

The 1962 Los Angeles Rams season was the team's 25th year with the National Football League and the 17th season in Los Angeles. Eventual Hall of Famer Bob Waterfield, the team's head coach for the past two seasons, came back and coached the Rams to a 1–7 record before being fired. Harland Svare, Waterfield's successor, led the Rams to a 0–5–1 record to finish the season.

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1962 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
12 156 Marv Marinovich Guard University of Southern California

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Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 16, 1962 at Baltimore Colts L 30–27
54,796
2 September 23, 1962 Chicago Bears L 27–23
44,376
3 September 30, 1962 Dallas Cowboys L 27–17
26,907
4 October 7, 1962 at Washington Redskins L 20–14
38,264
5 October 14, 1962 at Detroit Lions L 13–10
53,714
6 October 21, 1962 Minnesota Vikings L 38–14
33,071
7 October 28, 1962 at San Francisco 49ers W 28–14
51,033
8 November 4, 1962 Detroit Lions L 12–3
44,241
9 November 11, 1962 Baltimore Colts L 14–2
39,502
10 November 18, 1962 San Francisco 49ers L 24–17
42,554
11 November 25, 1962 at Minnesota Vikings T 24–24
26,728
12 December 2, 1962 at Green Bay Packers L 41–10
46,833
13 December 9, 1962 at Chicago Bears L 30–14
38,685
14 December 16, 1962 Green Bay Packers L 20–17
60,057

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 13 1 0 .929 415 148 W-3
Detroit Lions 11 3 0 .786 315 177 L-1
Chicago Bears 9 5 0 .643 321 287 W-2
Baltimore Colts 7 7 0 .500 293 288 W-2
San Francisco 49ers 6 8 0 .429 282 331 L-2
Minnesota Vikings 2 11 1 .154 254 410 L-3
Los Angeles Rams 1 12 1 .077 220 334 L-3

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