1956 Cleveland Browns Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-7
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Paul Brown (5-7)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1956 Cleveland Browns Statistics
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

Date Game Res Home Road Record
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


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