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1956 Cleveland Browns season
Head coach Paul Brown
Home field Cleveland Stadium
Results
Record 5–7–0
Place T-4th NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1955 1957

The 1956 Cleveland Browns season was the team's seventh season with the National Football League. This is the first time they have had a losing season or did not make the playoffs.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 30, 1956 at Chicago Cardinals L 9-7
2 October 6, 1956 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 14-10
3 October 14, 1956 New York Giants L 21-9
4 October 21, 1956 at Washington Redskins L 20-9
5 October 28, 1956 Pittsburgh Steelers L 24-16
6 November 4, 1956 at Green Bay Packers W 24-7
7 November 11, 1956 Baltimore Colts L 21-7
8 November 18, 1956 at Philadelphia Eagles W 16-0
9 November 25, 1956 Washington Redskins L 20-17
10 December 2, 1956 Philadelphia Eagles W 17-14
11 December 9, 1956 at New York Giants W 24-7
12 December 16, 1956 Chicago Cardinals L 24-7

Standings

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
New York Giants 8 3 1 .727 264 197 W-1
Chicago Cardinals 7 5 0 .583 240 182 W-1
Washington Redskins 6 6 0 .500 183 225 L-2
Cleveland Browns 5 7 0 .417 167 177 L-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 7 0 .417 167 177 W-1
Philadelphia Eagles 3 8 1 .273 143 215 L-3
Eastern Conference Western Conference
Chicago Cardinals Baltimore
Cleveland Chicago Bears
New York Detroit
Philadelphia Green Bay
Pittsburgh Los Angeles
Washington San Francisco
1956 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro Bowl
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