1955 Los Angeles Rams season

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1955 Los Angeles Rams season
Head coach Sid Gillman
Owner Dan Reeves
Home field Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record 8–3–1
Division place 1st NFL Western
Playoff finish Lost NFL Championship
(Cleveland Browns, 38–14)

The 1955 Los Angeles Rams season was the team's 18th year with the National Football League and the tenth season in Los Angeles. The Rams won the Western Conference title and hosted the NFL championship game, but lost to the Cleveland Browns, 38–14.

The Rams did not reach another NFL title game until 24 years later, in Super Bowl XIV in January 1980.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Record Attendance
1 September 25 at San Francisco 49ers W 23–14 1–0
60,100
2 October 2 Pittsburgh Steelers W 27–26 2–0
45,816
3 October 9 at Detroit Lions W 17–10 3–0
54,836
4 October 16 at Green Bay Packers L 30–28 3–1
26,960
5 October 23 Detroit Lions W 24–13 4–1
68,690
6 October 30 Chicago Bears L 31–20 4–2
69,587
7 November 6 San Francisco 49ers W 27–14 5–2
85,302
8 November 13 at Chicago Bears L 24–3 5–3
50,187
9 November 20 at Baltimore Colts T 17–17 5–3–1
41,186
10 November 27 at Philadelphia Eagles W 23–21 6–3–1
31,648
11 December 4 Baltimore Colts W 20–14 7–3–1
37,024
12 December 11 Green Bay Packers W 31–17 8–3–1
90,535

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
Championship December 26, 1955 Cleveland Browns L 38–14 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
87,695

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Los Angeles Rams 8 3 1 .727 6–3–1 260 231 W3
Chicago Bears 8 4 0 .667 7–3 294 251 W2
Green Bay Packers 6 6 0 .500 5–5 258 276 L1
Baltimore Colts 5 6 1 .455 5–4–1 214 239 L2
San Francisco 49ers 4 8 0 .333 4–6 216 298 W1
Detroit Lions 3 9 0 .250 2–8 230 275 L2

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

References[edit]

Preceded by
< 1954
Los Angeles Rams seasons
1955
Succeeded by
1956 >