1960 Baltimore Colts season

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1960 Baltimore Colts season
Head coach Weeb Ewbank
Owner Carroll Rosenbloom
Home field Memorial Stadium
Results
Record 6–6
Division place 4th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1960 Baltimore Colts season was the eighth season for the team in the National Football League. The Colts ended the season with four consecutive losses for a record of 6 wins and 6 losses, and finished fourth in the Western Conference. As a result, their two-year reign as NFL champions came to an end.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site Attendance
1 September 25 Washington Redskins W 20–0 1–0 Memorial Stadium
53,818
2 October 2 Chicago Bears W 42–7 2–0 Memorial Stadium
57,808
3 October 9 at Green Bay Packers L 21–35 2–1 Lambeau Field
32,150
4 October 16 Los Angeles Rams W 31–17 3–1 Memorial Stadium
57,808
5 October 23 at Detroit Lions L 17–30 3–2 Tiger Stadium
53,854
6 October 30 at Dallas Cowboys W 45–7 4–2 Cotton Bowl
25,500
7 November 6 Green Bay Packers W 38–24 5–2 Memorial Stadium
57,808
8 November 13 at Chicago Bears W 24–20 6–2 Wrigley Field
48,713
9 November 20 Bye
10 November 27 San Francisco 49ers L 22–30 6–3 Memorial Stadium
57,808
11 December 4 Detroit Lions L 15–20 6–4 Memorial Stadium
57,808
12 December 11 at Los Angeles Rams L 3–10 6–5 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
75,461
13 December 18 at San Francisco 49ers L 10–34 6–6 Kezar Stadium
57,269
  • A bye week was necessary in 1960, as the league expanded to an odd-number (13) of teams (Dallas); one team was idle each week.

Game summaries[edit]

Week 1[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Redskins 0 0 0 0 0
• Colts 0 7 10 3 20

[1]

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 8 4 0 .667 7–4 332 209 W3
Detroit Lions 7 5 0 .583 7–4 239 212 W4
San Francisco 49ers 7 5 0 .583 7–4 208 205 W1
Baltimore Colts 6 6 0 .500 5–6 288 234 L4
Chicago Bears 5 6 1 .455 5–5–1 194 299 L3
Los Angeles Rams 4 7 1 .364 4–6–1 265 297 L1
Dallas Cowboys 0 11 1 .000 0–6 177 369 L1

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Sep-20.