1963 Cleveland Browns season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1963 Cleveland Browns season
Head coach Blanton Collier
Home field Cleveland Stadium
Local radio WERE (1300 AM)
Results
Record 10–4–0
Division place 2nd NFL Eastern
Playoff finish Lost in Playoff Bowl
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1962 1964 >

The 1963 Cleveland Browns season was the team's 14th season with the National Football League.

Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown led the league in rushing for the 6th time in seven seasons. As a team, the 1963 Browns gained an NFL-record 5.74 yards per carry.

Exhibition schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 August 10, 1963 at Detroit Lions L 24–10
37,248
2 August 17, 1963 Baltimore Colts L 21–7
83,218
3 August 25, 1963 at San Francisco 49ers W 24–7
28,335
4 August 31, 1963 at Los Angeles Rams W 23–17
45,623
5 September 8, 1963 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers at Canton L 16–7
18,462

Regular season schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 15, 1963 Washington Redskins W 37–14
57,618
2 September 22, 1963 at Dallas Cowboys W 41–24
28,710
3 September 29, 1963 Los Angeles Rams W 20–6
54,713
4 October 5, 1963 Pittsburgh Steelers W 35–23
84,684
5 October 13, 1963 at New York Giants W 35–24
62,956
6 October 20, 1963 Philadelphia Eagles W 37–7
75,174
7 October 27, 1963 New York Giants L 33–6
84,213
8 November 3, 1963 at Philadelphia Eagles W 23–17
60,671
9 November 10, 1963 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 9–7
54,497
10 November 17, 1963 St. Louis Cardinals L 20–14
75,932
11 November 24, 1963 Dallas Cowboys W 27–17
55,096
12 December 1, 1963 at St. Louis Cardinals W 24–10
32,531
13 December 8, 1963 at Detroit Lions L 38–10
51,382
14 December 15, 1963 at Washington Redskins W 27–20
40,865

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Playoff Bowl January 5, 1964 N Green Bay Packers L 40–23
54,921

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
New York Giants 11 3 0 .786 9–3 448 280 W3
Cleveland Browns 10 4 0 .714 9–3 343 262 W1
St. Louis Cardinals 9 5 0 .643 8–4 341 283 L1
Pittsburgh Steelers 7 4 3 .636 7–3–2 321 295 L1
Dallas Cowboys 4 10 0 .286 3–9 305 378 W1
Washington Redskins 3 11 0 .214 2–10 279 398 L3
Philadelphia Eagles 2 10 2 .167 2–8–2 242 381 L2

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

Personnel[edit]

Roster[edit]

1963 Cleveland Browns roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Rookies in italics

[1]

Staff[edit]

1963 Cleveland Browns staff
Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

  Defensive Coaches

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]