1972 Los Angeles Rams season

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1972 Los Angeles Rams season
Head coach Tommy Prothro
Owner Carroll Rosenbloom
Home field Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record 6–7–1
Division place 3rd NFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Uniform
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Timeline
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The 1972 Los Angeles Rams season was the team's 35th year with the National Football League and the 27th season in Los Angeles.

Offseason[edit]

On July 13, 1972, Robert Irsay bought the Los Angeles Rams and transferred ownership to Carroll Rosenbloom, in exchange for ownership of the Baltimore Colts.[1]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1972 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 17, 1972 New Orleans Saints W 34–14
66,303
2 September 24, 1972 at Chicago Bears T 13–13
55,701
3 October 1, 1972 at Atlanta Falcons L 31–3
57,122
4 October 8, 1972 San Francisco 49ers W 31–7
77,382
5 October 15, 1972 at Philadelphia Eagles W 34–3
65,720
6 October 22, 1972 Cincinnati Bengals W 15–12
73,385
7 October 29, 1972 at Oakland Raiders L 45–17
54,660
8 November 5, 1972 Atlanta Falcons W 20–7
75,018
9 November 12, 1972 Denver Broncos L 16–10
65,398
10 November 19, 1972 Minnesota Vikings L 45–41
77,982
11 November 26, 1972 at New Orleans Saints L 19–16
64,325
12 December 4, 1972 at San Francisco 49ers W 26–16
61,214
13 December 10, 1972 at St. Louis Cardinals L 24–14
36,873
14 December 17, 1972 Detroit Lions L 34–17
71,761

Standings[edit]

NFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
San Francisco 49ers 8 5 1 .607 353 249 W-2
Atlanta Falcons 7 7 0 .500 269 274 L-2
Los Angeles Rams 6 7 1 .464 291 286 L-2
New Orleans Saints 2 11 1 .179 215 361 L-3

Roster[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p.283