1940 Cleveland Rams season

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1940 Cleveland Rams season
Head coach Earl "Dutch" Clark
Home field Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Results
Record 4–6–1
Division place 4th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1940 Cleveland Rams season was the team's fourth year with the National Football League and the fifth season in Cleveland.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 22, 1940 Philadelphia Eagles W 21–13
15,941
2 September 29, 1940 at Detroit Lions L 6–0
15,347
3 October 6, 1940 Chicago Bears L 21–14
18,998
4 October 13, 1940 at Green Bay Packers L 31–14
16,299
5 October 20, 1940 Chicago Cardinals W 26–14
13,683
6 October 27, 1940 at Chicago Cardinals L 17–7
10,313
7 November 3, 1940 Detroit Lions W 24–0
18,881
8 November 10, 1940 at New York Giants W 13–0
23,614
9 November 17, 1940 at Brooklyn Dodgers L 29–14
19,212
10 November 24, 1940 at Chicago Bears L 47–25
20,717
11 December 1, 1940 Green Bay Packers T 13–13
16,249

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 8 3 0 .727 6–2 238 152 W2
Green Bay Packers 6 4 1 .600 4–3–1 238 155 T1
Detroit Lions 5 5 1 .500 4–3–1 138 153 L1
Cleveland Rams 4 6 1 .400 2–5–1 171 191 T1
Chicago Cardinals 2 7 2 .222 2–5–1 139 222 L3

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

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