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Encyclopedia > 1953 NFL season

The 1953 NFL season was the 34th regular season of the National Football League. The names of the American and National conferences were changed to the Eastern and Western conferences. The regular season is a term used, primarily, in North American sports. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ...


Meanwhile, a Baltimore, Maryland group headed by Carroll Rosenbloom was granted an NFL team, and was awarded the holdings of the defunct Dallas Texans organization. The new team was named the Colts after the previous team that folded after the 1950 NFL season. Baltimore skyline at dusk Motto: The Greatest City in America (formerly The City That Reads; BELIEVE is not the official motto but rather a specific campaign) Nickname: Charm City Mob Town B-more Location in Maryland Founded Incorporated 30 July 1729 1797  County Independent city Borough Parrish Mayor Martin J... The Dallas Texans played in the National Football League for one season, 1952, with a record of 1–11. ... Conference AFC Division South Year Founded 1953 Home Field RCA Dome (formerly the Hoosier Dome) City Indianapolis, Indiana Team Colors Royal Blue and White Head Coach Tony Dungy League Championships (4) NFL Champions: 1958, 1959, 1968 Super Bowl: 1970 (V) Conference Championships (5) NFL Western: 1958, 1959, 1964, 1968 AFC... Baltimore Colts started in the All-America Football Conference in 1946 as the Miami Seahawks. ... The 1950 NFL season was the 31st regular season of the National Football League. ...


The season ended when the Detroit Lions defeated the Cleveland Browns in the NFL Championship Game for the second year in a row. Conference NFC Division North Year Founded 1930 Home Field Ford Field City Detroit, Michigan Team Colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Dick Jauron interim League Championships (4) NFL Champions: 1935, 1952, 1953, 1957 Conference Championships (4) NFL National: 1952 NFL Western: 1953, 1954, 1957 Division Championships (4) NFL... Conference AFC Division North Year Founded 1946 Home Field Cleveland Browns Stadium City Cleveland, Ohio Team Colors Brown, Orange, and White Head Coach Romeo Crennel League Championships (8) AAFC Champions: 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949 NFL Champions: 1950, 1954, 1955, 1964 Conference Championships (11) NFL American: 1950, 1951, 1952 NFL Eastern...

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Major rule changes

  • The definition of illegal motion is clarified. A player must be moving directly forward at the snap to be considered illegally in motion.

Final standings

W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PCT= Winning Percentage, PF= Points For, PA = Points Against

Eastern Conference
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Cleveland Browns 11 1 0 .917 348 162
Philadelphia Eagles 7 4 1 .636 352 215
Washington Redskins 6 5 1 .545 208 215
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 6 0 .500 211 263
New York Giants 3 9 0 .250 179 277
Chicago Cardinals 1 10 1 .091 190 337
Western Conference
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Detroit Lions 10 2 0 .833 271 205
San Francisco 49ers 9 3 0 .750 372 237
Los Angeles Rams 8 3 1 .727 366 236
Chicago Bears 3 8 1 .273 218 262
Baltimore Colts 3 9 0 .250 182 350
Green Bay Packers 2 9 1 .182 200 338


Conference AFC Division North Year Founded 1946 Home Field Cleveland Browns Stadium City Cleveland, Ohio Team Colors Brown, Orange, and White Head Coach Romeo Crennel League Championships (8) AAFC Champions: 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949 NFL Champions: 1950, 1954, 1955, 1964 Conference Championships (11) NFL American: 1950, 1951, 1952 NFL Eastern... Conference NFC Division East Year Founded 1933 Home Field Lincoln Financial Field City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Team Colors Midnight Green, Silver, Black, and White Head Coach Andy Reid League Championships (3) NFL Champions: 1948, 1949, 1960 Conference Championships (3) NFL Eastern: 1960 NFC: 1980, 2004 Division Championships (9) NFL East: 1947... Conference NFC Division East Year Founded 1932 Home Field FedEx Field City Landover, Maryland Team Colors Burgundy and Gold Head Coach Joe Gibbs League Championships (5) NFL Champions: 1937, 1942 Super Bowl: 1982 (XVII), 1987 (XXII), 1991 (XXVI) Conference Championships (5) NFC: 1972, 1982, 1983, 1987, 1991 Division Championships (12... Conference AFC Division North Year Founded 1933 Home Field Heinz Field City Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Team Colors Black and Gold Head Coach Bill Cowher League Championships (4) Super Bowl: 1974 (IX), 1975 (X), 1978 (XIII), 1979 (XIV) Conference Championships (5) AFC: 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1995 Division Championships (17) AFC Central... Conference NFC Division East Year Founded 1925 Home Field Giants Stadium City East Rutherford, New Jersey Team Colors Royal Blue, Red, Gray, and White Head Coach Tom Coughlin League Championships (6) NFL Champions: 1927, 1934, 1938, 1956 Super Bowl: 1986 (XXI), 1990 (XXV) Conference Championships (9) NFL Eastern: 1956, 1958... Conference NFC Division West Year Founded 1898 Home Field Sun Devil Stadium City Tempe, Arizona Team Colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Dennis Green League Championships (2) NFL Champions: 1925, 1947 Conference Championships (0) Division Championships (4) NFL West: 1947, 1948 NFC East: 1974, 1975 The Arizona Cardinals... Conference NFC Division North Year Founded 1930 Home Field Ford Field City Detroit, Michigan Team Colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Dick Jauron interim League Championships (4) NFL Champions: 1935, 1952, 1953, 1957 Conference Championships (4) NFL National: 1952 NFL Western: 1953, 1954, 1957 Division Championships (4) NFL... Conference NFC Division West Year Founded 1946 Home Field Monster Park City San Francisco, California Team Colors Metallic Gold, Cardinal Red, and Beige Head Coach Mike Nolan League Championships (5) Super Bowl: 1981 (XVI), 1984 (XIX), 1988 (XXIII), 1989 (XXIV), 1994 (XXIX) Conference Championships (5) NFC: 1981, 1984, 1988, 1989... Conference NFC Division West Year Founded 1937 Home Field Edward Jones Dome City St. ... Conference Template:NFL team/shit league Division North Year Founded 1919 Home Field Soldier Field City [[retard city colors = Navy Blue, Orange, and White retarded yellow]] Team Colors {{{colors}}} Head Coach Lovie Smith League Championships (9) NFL Champions: 1921, 1932, 1933, 1940, 1941, 1943, 1946, 1963 Super Bowl: 1985 (XX... Conference AFC Division South Year Founded 1953 Home Field RCA Dome (formerly the Hoosier Dome) City Indianapolis, Indiana Team Colors Royal Blue and White Head Coach Tony Dungy League Championships (4) NFL Champions: 1958, 1959, 1968 Super Bowl: 1970 (V) Conference Championships (5) NFL Western: 1958, 1959, 1964, 1968 AFC... Note: Basketball teams from Chicago and Anderson once used the name Packers as well. ...


NFL Championship Game

Detroit 17, Cleveland 16 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, December 27, 1953 Tiger Stadium is a stadium located in the Corktown neighborhood of downtown Detroit, Michigan. ... City nickname: The Motor City, Motown Location Location in Wayne County, Michigan Government Country State County United States   Michigan    Wayne County Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (Dem) Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 142. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) is a common year starting on Thursday. ...


References

  • NFL Record and Fact Book (ISBN 193299436X)
  • NFL History 1951-1960 (Last accessed December 4, 2005)
  • Total Football: The Official Encyclopedia of the National Football League (ISBN 0062701746)
Preceded by:
1952 NFL season
NFL seasons
1953
Succeeded by:
1954 NFL season

 
 

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