1966 Los Angeles Rams season
|1966 Los Angeles Rams season|
|Head coach||George Allen|
|Home field||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum|
|Division place||3rd NFL Western|
|Playoff finish||did not qualify|
The Rams had an 8–6 record, their first winning season since 1958, and only their second since 1955, when the Rams went all the way to the NFL Championship Game. Los Angeles finished in third place in the Western Conference, four games behind the Green Bay Packers. The Rams were led by first-year head coach George Allen, who was inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002.
|1966 Los Angeles Rams roster|
Rookies in italics
|1||September 11||at Atlanta Falcons||W, 19–14||1–0||
|2||September 16||Chicago Bears||W, 31–17||2–0||
|3||September 25||at Green Bay Packers||L, 24–13||2–1||
|4||September 30||San Francisco 49ers||W, 34–3||3–1||
|5||October 9||at Detroit Lions||W, 14–7||4–1||
|6||October 16||at Minnesota Vikings||L, 35–7||4–2||
|7||October 23||at Chicago Bears||L, 17–10||4–3||
|8||October 30||Baltimore Colts||L, 17–3||4–4||
|9||November 6||at San Francisco 49ers||L, 21–13||4–5||
|10||November 13||New York Giants||W, 55–14||5–5||
|11||November 20||Minnesota Vikings||W, 21–6||6–5||
|12||November 27||at Baltimore Colts||W, 23–7||7–5||
|13||December 4||Detroit Lions||W, 23–3||8–5||
|15||December 18||Green Bay Packers||L, 27–23||8–6||
- A bye week was necessary in 1966, as the league expanded to an odd-number (15) of teams (Atlanta); one team was idle each week.
|NFL Western Conference|
|Green Bay Packers||12||2||0||.857||10–2||335||163||W5|
|Los Angeles Rams||8||6||0||.571||6–6||289||212||L1|
|San Francisco 49ers||6||6||2||.500||5–5–2||320||325||L1|
Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.
- Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Sep-15.