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The 1949 Cleveland Browns season was the team's fourth and final season with the All-America Football Conference. The Browns won their fourth straight league championship. In the season's sixth game on October 9, 1949, the San Francisco 49ers stopped the Browns' professional football record long unbeaten streak after 29 games. The streak started two years before on October 19, 1947, and included two league championship games and two tie games.


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1949 Cleveland Browns season
Head Coach Paul Brown
Home Field Cleveland Stadium
Results
Record 9–1–2
Place 1st AAFC
Playoff Finish Won AAFC championship (4)
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1948 1950

Pre-season resultsEdit

Week Date Opponent Results Stadium Attendance
Score Record
1 1949 Chicago Rockets W 21-0 1–0 Glass Bowl 13,500 (est)[1]
2 1949 San Francisco 49ers T 21-21 1–0-1 Cleveland Stadium 31,157[1]
3 1949 New York Yankees W 28-21 2–0-1 Rubber Bowl 19,441[1]

Regular season resultsEdit

Week Date Opponent Results Stadium Attendance
Score Record
1 September 5, 1949 at Buffalo Bills T 28-28 0-0-1 War Memorial Stadium 31,839[1][1]
2 September 11, 1949 Baltimore Colts W 21-0 1–0-1 Cleveland Stadium 21,621[1]
3 September 18, 1949 New York Yankees W 14-3 2–0-1 Cleveland Stadium 26,312[1]
4 September 26, 1949 at Baltimore Colts W 28–20 3–0-1 Memorial Stadium 36,837[1]
5 October 2, 1949 Los Angeles Dons W 42-7 4–0-1 Cleveland Stadium 30,465[1]
6 October 9, 1949 at San Francisco 49ers L 28-56 4–1-1 Kezar Stadium 59,720[1]
7 October 14, 1949 at Los Angeles Dons W 61-14 5-1-1 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 27,427[1]
8 October 30, 1949 San Francisco 49ers W 30–28 6–1-1 Cleveland Stadium 72,189[1]
9 November 6, 1949 Chicago Hornets W 35–2 7–1-1 Cleveland Stadium 16,506[1]
10 November 13, 1949 Buffalo Bills T 7–7 7-1-2 Cleveland Stadium 22,511[1]
11 November 20, 1949 at New York Yankees W 31-0 8-1-2 Yankee Stadium 50,711[1]
12 November 24, 1949 at Chicago Hornets W 14-6 9-1-2 Soldier Field 5,031[1]

Post-season resultsEdit

Description Date Opponent Results Site Attendance
Score Record
League Semi-Final Game December 4, 1949 Buffalo Bills W 31-21 1–0 Cleveland Stadium 17,270[1]
League Championship Game December 11, 1949 San Francisco 49ers W 21-7 2–0 Cleveland Stadium 22,550[1]
AAFC Finale Shamrock Bowl December 18, 1949 AAFC All-Stars L 7-12 2–1 Houston, TX unknown[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 Cleveland Browns 1987 Media Guide. The Cleveland Browns. 1987. pp. 160–162.

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