1960 Baltimore Colts season

The 1960 Baltimore Colts season was the eighth season for the team in the National Football League. The Colts ended the season with four consecutive losses for a record of 6 wins and 6 losses, and finished fourth in the Western Conference. As a result, their two-year reign as NFL champions came to an end.

1960 Baltimore Colts season
Head coachWeeb Ewbank
OwnerCarroll Rosenbloom
Home fieldMemorial Stadium
Results
Record6–6
Division place4th NFL Western
Playoff finishdid not qualify

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site Attendance
1 September 18 Washington Redskins W 20–0 1–0 Memorial Stadium
53,818
2 September 25 Chicago Bears W 42–7 2–0 Memorial Stadium
57,808
3 October 2 at Green Bay Packers L 21–35 2–1 Lambeau Field
32,150
4 October 9 Los Angeles Rams W 31–17 3–1 Memorial Stadium
57,808
5 October 16 at Detroit Lions L 17–30 3–2 Tiger Stadium
53,854
6 October 23 at Dallas Cowboys W 45–7 4–2 Cotton Bowl
25,500
7 October 30 Green Bay Packers W 38–24 5–2 Memorial Stadium
57,808
8 November 6 at Chicago Bears W 24–20 6–2 Wrigley Field
48,713
9 November 20 Bye
10 November 27 San Francisco 49ers L 22–30 6–3 Memorial Stadium
57,808
11 December 4 Detroit Lions L 15–20 6–4 Memorial Stadium
57,808
12 December 11 at Los Angeles Rams L 3–10 6–5 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
75,461
13 December 18 at San Francisco 49ers L 10–34 6–6 Kezar Stadium
57,269
  • A bye week was necessary in 1960, as the league expanded to an odd number (13) of teams (Dallas); one team was idle each week.

Game summaries

Week 1

1 234Total
Redskins 0 000 0
• Colts 0 7103 20
  • Date: September 25
  • Location: Memorial Stadium, Baltimore
  • Game attendance: 53,818
  • Game weather: 62 °F (17 °C); wind 9 mph (14 km/h)

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Standings

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 8 4 0 .667 7–4 332 209 W3
Detroit Lions 7 5 0 .583 7–4 239 212 W4
San Francisco 49ers 7 5 0 .583 7–4 208 205 W1
Baltimore Colts 6 6 0 .500 5–6 288 234 L4
Chicago Bears 5 6 1 .455 5–5–1 194 299 L3
Los Angeles Rams 4 7 1 .364 4–6–1 265 297 L1
Dallas Cowboys 0 11 1 .000 0–6 177 369 L1

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

See also

References

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Sep-20.
Scoring summary
Q2BALMoore 4 yard run (Myhra kick)BAL 7–0
Q3BALMyhra 28 yard field goalBAL 10–0
Q3BALBerry 12 yard pass from Unitas (Myhra kick)BAL 17–0
Q4BALMyhra 18 yard field goalBAL 20–0
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