1991 Cleveland Browns season

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1991 Cleveland Browns season
Head coach Bill Belichick
Owner Art Modell
Home field Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Results
Record 6–10
Division place 3rd AFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1991 Cleveland Browns season was the team's 42nd season with the National Football League. On August 5, Browns founder Paul Brown died at the age of 82.[1]

1991 was the first of five seasons in Cleveland for head coach Bill Belichick. Under Belichick, the Browns managed a 6-10 record, while finishing in third place in the AFC Central.

Offseason[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

Main article: 1991 NFL draft
1991 Cleveland Browns draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 2 Eric Turner *  Safety UCLA
2 29 Ed King  Guard Auburn
3 57 James Jones  Defensive tackle Northern Iowa
4 85 Pio Sagapolutele  Defensive tackle San Diego State
6 141 Michael Jackson  Wide receiver Southern Mississippi
8 197 Frank Conover  Defensive tackle Syracuse
9 225 Raymond Irvin  Defensive back Central Florida
9 239 Shawn Wiggins  Wide receiver Wyoming
10 252 Brian Greenfield  Punter Pittsburgh
11 280 Todd Jones  Offensive tackle Henderson State
12 308 Elijah Austin  Defensive tackle North Carolina State
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

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Trades Made[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1991 Cleveland Browns staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Jerry Simmons

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Roster[edit]

1991 Cleveland Browns roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams


Rookies in italics

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 1, 1991 Dallas Cowboys L 26–14
78,860
2 September 8, 1991 at New England Patriots W 20–0
35,377
3 September 15, 1991 Cincinnati Bengals W 14–13
78,269
4 September 22, 1991 at New York Giants L 10–13
75,891
5 Bye
6 October 6, 1991 New York Jets L 17–14
71,042
7 October 13, 1991 at Washington Redskins L 42–17
54,715
8 October 20, 1991 at San Diego Chargers W 30–24
48,440
9 October 27, 1991 Pittsburgh Steelers W 17–14
78,285
10 November 3, 1991 at Cincinnati Bengals L 23–21
55,077
11 November 10, 1991 Philadelphia Eagles L 32–30
72,086
12 November 17, 1991 at Houston Oilers L 28–24
58,155
13 November 24, 1991 Kansas City Chiefs W 20–15
63,991
14 December 1, 1991 at Indianapolis Colts W 31–0
57,539
15 December 8, 1991 Denver Broncos L 17–7
73,539
16 December 15, 1991 Houston Oilers L 17–14
55,680
17 December 22, 1991 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 17–10
47,070

Standings[edit]

AFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
(3) Houston Oilers 11 5 0 .688 5–1 10–2 386 251 L1
Pittsburgh Steelers 7 9 0 .438 4–2 7–5 292 344 W2
Cleveland Browns 6 10 0 .375 2–4 6–6 293 298 L3
Cincinnati Bengals 3 13 0 .188 1–5 2–10 263 435 W1

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 978-0-7611-2480-1, p.287
  2. ^ "1991 Cleveland Browns draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 2, 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.prosportstransactions.com/football/DraftTrades/Years/1991.htm
  4. ^ "All-Time Assistant Coaches". ClevelandBrowns.com. Archived from the original on October 21, 2006. Retrieved February 1, 2014.