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The NFL playoffs following the 1968 NFL season determined who would represent the league in Super Bowl III.

Contents

Tournament bracket

  Conference championship NFL Championship
December 22, 1968 - Memorial Stadium
 Minnesota Vikings 14  
 Baltimore Colts 24  
 
December 29, 1968 - Cleveland Stadium
     Baltimore Colts 34
   Cleveland Browns 0
December 21, 1968 - Cleveland Stadium
 Dallas Cowboys 20
 Cleveland Browns 31  

Conference championships

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 7 3 3 7 20
Browns 3 7 14 7 31

Cleveland Browns 31, Dallas Cowboys 20

December 21, 1968 at Cleveland Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio

Scoring

  • CLE - field goal Cockroft 38 CLE 3-0
  • DAL - Howley 44 fumble return (Clark kick) DAL 7-3
  • DAL - field goal Clark 16 DAL 10-3
  • CLE - Kelly 45 pass from Nelson run (Cockroft kick) 10-10
  • CLE - Lindsey 27 interception return (Cockroft kick) CLE 17-10
  • CLE - Kelly 35 run (Cockroft kick) CLE 24-10
  • DAL - field goal Clark 47 CLE 24-13
  • CLE - Green 2 run (Cockroft kick) CLE 31-13
  • DAL - Garrison 2 pass from Morton (Clark kick) CLE 31-20
1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 0 0 0 14 14
Colts 0 7 14 3 24

Baltimore Colts 24, Minnesota Vikings 14

December 22, 1968 at Memorial Stadium, Baltimore, Maryland

Scoring

  • BAL - Mitchell 3 pass from Morrall (Michaels kick) BAL 7-0
  • BAL - Mackey 49 pass from Morrall (Michaels kick) BAL 14-0
  • BAL - Curtis 60 fumble return (Michaels kick) BAL 21-0
  • MIN - Martin 1 pass from Kapp (Cox kick) BAL 21-7
  • BAL - field goal Michaels 33 BAL 24-7
  • MIN - Brown 7 pass from Kapp (Cox kick) BAL 24-14

NFL Championship Game

1 2 3 4 Total
Colts 0 17 7 10 34
Browns 0 0 0 0 0

Baltimore Colts 34, Cleveland Browns 0

December 29, 1968 at Cleveland Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio

Scoring

  • BAL - field goal Michaels 28 BAL 3-0
  • BAL - Matte 1 run (Michaels kick) BAL 10-0
  • BAL - Matte 12 run (Michaels kick) BAL 17-0
  • BAL - Matte 2 run (Michaels kick) BAL 24-0
  • BAL - field goal Michaels 10 BAL 27-0
  • BAL - Brown 4 run (Michaels kick) BAL 34-0

References

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