1961 Los Angeles Rams season

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1961 Los Angeles Rams season
Head coach Bob Waterfield
Owner Dan Reeves
Home field Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record 4–10
Division place 6th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1961 Los Angeles Rams season was the team's 24th year with the National Football League and the 16th season in Los Angeles.

Off season[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

Main article: 1961 NFL draft

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Record Attendance
1 September 17 at Baltimore Colts L 27–24 0–1
54,259
2 September 23 Chicago Bears L 21–17 0–2
53,315
3 October 1 Pittsburgh Steelers W 24–14 1–2
40,707
4 October 8 at San Francisco 49ers L 35–0 1–3
59,004
5 October 15 at Detroit Lions L 14–13 1–4
45,873
6 October 22 at New York Giants L 24–14 1–5
63,053
7 October 29 Detroit Lions L 28–10 1–6
49,123
8 November 5 Minnesota Vikings W 31–17 2–6
38,594
9 November 12 San Francisco 49ers W 17–7 3–6
63,766
10 November 19 at Green Bay Packers L 35–17 3–7
38,669
11 November 26 at Chicago Bears L 28–24 3–8
45,965
12 December 3 at Minnesota Vikings L 42–21 3–9
30,068
13 December 9 Baltimore Colts W 34–17 4–9
41,268
14 December 17 Green Bay Packers L 24–17 4–10
49,169

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 11 3 0 .786 9–3 391 223 W1
Detroit Lions 8 5 1 .615 7–4–1 270 258 L1
Chicago Bears 8 6 0 .571 7–5 326 302 W2
Baltimore Colts 8 6 0 .571 6–6 302 307 W1
San Francisco 49ers 7 6 1 .538 6–5–1 346 272 L1
Los Angeles Rams 4 10 0 .286 3–9 263 333 L1
Minnesota Vikings 3 11 0 .214 3–9 285 407 L2

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

References[edit]

Preceded by
< 1960
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1961
Succeeded by
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