1956 Cleveland Browns Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 5-7
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Paul Brown (5-7)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1956 Cleveland Browns Roster
The Cleveland Browns of the National Football League ended the 1956 season with a record of 5 wins and 7 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division.
The defense proved to be a force, as the Browns conceded 177 points, the lowest total in the circuit. Cleveland labored to change the scoreboard with just 167 points. Preston Carpenter ran for a team-leading 756 yards.
Tommy O'Connell tossed for 551 yards, while Babe Parilli and George Ratterman took a significant amount of snaps, too. Pete Brewster snagged 28 passes for 417 yards. Dante Lavelli was targeted regularly also.
Don Paul seized 7 opponent throws.
Paul Brown coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 167
Regular Season Points Against: 177
|September 30, 1956||Cleveland Browns 7 at Chicago Cardinals 9||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0|
|October 6, 1956||Cleveland Browns 14 at Pittsburgh Steelers 10||W||0-0-0||1-1-0||1-1-0|
|October 14, 1956||New York Giants 21 at Cleveland Browns 9||L||0-1-0||1-1-0||1-2-0|
|October 21, 1956||Cleveland Browns 9 at Washington Redskins 20||L||0-1-0||1-2-0||1-3-0|
|October 28, 1956||Pittsburgh Steelers 24 at Cleveland Browns 16||L||0-2-0||1-2-0||1-4-0|
|November 4, 1956||Cleveland Browns 24 at Green Bay Packers 7||W||0-2-0||2-2-0||2-4-0||Milwaukee|
|November 11, 1956||Baltimore Colts 21 at Cleveland Browns 7||L||0-3-0||2-2-0||2-5-0|
|November 18, 1956||Cleveland Browns 16 at Philadelphia Eagles 0||W||0-3-0||3-2-0||3-5-0|
|November 25, 1956||Washington Redskins 20 at Cleveland Browns 17||L||0-4-0||3-2-0||3-6-0|
|December 2, 1956||Philadelphia Eagles 14 at Cleveland Browns 17||W||1-4-0||3-2-0||4-6-0|
|December 9, 1956||Cleveland Browns 24 at New York Giants 7||W||1-4-0||4-2-0||5-6-0|
|December 16, 1956||Chicago Cardinals 24 at Cleveland Browns 7||L||1-5-0||4-2-0||5-7-0|