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1965 NFL Standings, Team & Offensive Statistics

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League Standings

Glossary
Tm W L T W-L% Pts PtsO PtDif
East
Cleveland Browns 11 3 0 .786 363 325 38
New York Giants 7 7 0 .500 270 338 -68
Dallas Cowboys 7 7 0 .500 325 280 45
Washington Redskins 6 8 0 .429 257 301 -44
St. Louis Cardinals 5 9 0 .357 296 309 -13
Philadelphia Eagles 5 9 0 .357 363 359 4
Pittsburgh Steelers 2 12 0 .143 202 397 -195
West
Green Bay Packers 10 3 1 .769 316 224 92
Baltimore Colts 10 3 1 .769 389 284 105
Chicago Bears 9 5 0 .643 409 275 134
San Francisco 49ers 7 6 1 .538 421 402 19
Minnesota Vikings 7 7 0 .500 383 403 -20
Detroit Lions 6 7 1 .462 257 295 -38
Los Angeles Rams 4 10 0 .286 269 328 -59

Playoff Games

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Week Date Winner/tie Loser/tie PtsW PtsL
Division December 26 box W Green Bay Packers Baltimore Colts 13 10
ConfChamp January 2 box W Green Bay Packers Cleveland Browns 23 12

Award Winners

AP MVPJim Brown
UPI MVPJim Brown
Newspaper Ent. Assoc. MVPJim Brown
Bert Bell Award (Player of the Year)Pete Retzlaff

Team Offense

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Passing Rushing
Rk Tm G Pts Yds Ply Y/P 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD TO FL 1stPy
1 San Francisco 49ers 14 421 5270 901 5.8 292 272 454 3487 35 21 7.4 172 428 1783 13 4.2 97 40 19 23
2 Chicago Bears 14 409 4897 870 5.6 257 201 361 2766 22 12 7.1 110 479 2131 27 4.4 132 28 16 15
3 Baltimore Colts 14 389 4598 887 5.2 266 222 399 3005 31 17 6.8 144 445 1593 13 3.6 94 36 19 28
4 Minnesota Vikings 14 383 4824 912 5.3 277 189 372 2546 21 12 6.3 126 505 2278 19 4.5 130 37 25 21
5 Philadelphia Eagles 14 363 5012 871 5.8 267 223 434 3188 22 26 6.8 149 404 1824 21 4.5 94 36 10 24
6 Cleveland Browns 14 363 4398 836 5.3 257 160 329 2067 23 16 5.7 97 476 2331 19 4.9 133 25 9 27
7 Dallas Cowboys 14 325 3995 833 4.8 211 168 362 2387 25 18 5.7 108 416 1608 8 3.9 87 35 17 16
8 Green Bay Packers 14 316 3601 781 4.6 201 166 306 2113 19 14 6.1 103 432 1488 14 3.4 85 26 12 13
9 St. Louis Cardinals 14 296 4562 909 5.0 251 221 448 2943 20 25 6.2 143 431 1619 10 3.8 90 32 7 18
10 New York Giants 14 270 4081 796 5.1 230 171 342 2430 23 16 6.5 112 423 1651 12 3.9 91 30 14 27
11 Los Angeles Rams 14 269 4179 868 4.8 251 230 445 2715 22 19 5.5 153 378 1464 8 3.9 76 41 22 22
12 Detroit Lions 14 257 3303 853 3.9 204 170 374 1834 14 26 4.6 93 453 1469 16 3.2 93 41 15 18
13 Washington Redskins 14 257 3608 820 4.4 210 220 427 2571 20 20 5.5 125 354 1037 7 2.9 69 41 21 16
14 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 202 3354 823 4.1 194 161 354 1976 10 35 4.8 104 407 1378 10 3.4 71 57 22 19
Avg Team 322.9 4263.0 854.3 5.0 240.6 198.1 386.2 2573.4 21.9 19.8 6.1 124.2 430.8 1689.6 14.1 3.9 95.9 36.1 16.3 20.5
League Total 4520 59682 11960 5.0 3368 2774 5407 36028 307 277 6.1 1739 6031 23654 197 3.9 1342 505 228 287
Avg Tm/G 23.1 304.5 61.0 5.0 17.2 14.2 27.6 183.8 1.6 1.4 6.1 8.9 30.8 120.7 1.0 3.9 6.8 2.6 1.2 1.5

Passing Offense

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Rk Tm G Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk%
1 San Francisco 49ers 14 272 454 59.9 3487 35 7.7 21 4.6 59 7.7 6.4 12.8 249.1 90.4 19 146 7.1 5.8 4.0
2 Philadelphia Eagles 14 223 434 51.4 3188 22 5.1 26 6.0 78 7.3 5.2 14.3 227.7 67.4 33 254 6.3 4.2 7.1
3 Baltimore Colts 14 222 399 55.6 3005 31 7.8 17 4.3 68 7.5 6.4 13.5 214.6 88.0 43 325 6.1 5.0 9.7
4 St. Louis Cardinals 14 221 448 49.3 2943 20 4.5 25 5.6 78 6.6 4.5 13.3 210.2 62.2 30 279 5.6 3.6 6.3
5 Chicago Bears 14 201 361 55.7 2766 22 6.1 12 3.3 80 7.7 6.8 13.8 197.6 86.9 30 254 6.4 5.6 7.7
6 Los Angeles Rams 14 230 445 51.7 2715 22 4.9 19 4.3 60 6.1 4.7 11.8 193.9 69.3 45 344 4.8 3.5 9.2
7 Washington Redskins 14 220 427 51.5 2571 20 4.7 20 4.7 80 6.0 4.4 11.7 183.6 66.2 39 337 4.8 3.3 8.4
8 Minnesota Vikings 14 189 372 50.8 2546 21 5.6 12 3.2 72 6.8 6.0 13.5 181.9 78.3 35 315 5.5 4.7 8.6
9 New York Giants 14 171 342 50.0 2430 23 6.7 16 4.7 89 7.1 5.7 14.2 173.6 76.3 31 255 5.8 4.5 8.3
10 Dallas Cowboys 14 168 362 46.4 2387 25 6.9 18 5.0 82 6.6 5.0 14.2 170.5 70.5 55 369 4.8 3.5 13.2
11 Green Bay Packers 14 166 306 54.2 2113 19 6.2 14 4.6 80 6.9 5.5 12.7 150.9 77.7 43 395 4.9 3.7 12.3
12 Cleveland Browns 14 160 329 48.6 2067 23 7.0 16 4.9 80 6.3 4.8 12.9 147.6 71.8 31 272 5.0 3.6 8.6
13 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 161 354 45.5 1976 10 2.8 35 9.9 87 5.6 1.4 12.3 141.1 33.1 62 527 3.5 -0.1 14.9
14 Detroit Lions 14 170 374 45.5 1834 14 3.7 26 7.0 61 4.9 2.1 10.8 131.0 43.9 26 249 4.0 1.4 6.5
Avg Team 198.1 386.2 51.3 2573.4 21.9 5.7 19.8 5.1 75 6.7 4.9 13.0 183.8 70.2 37.3 308.6 5.3 3.8 8.8
League Total 2774 5407 51.3 36028 307 5.7 277 5.1 89 6.7 4.9 13.0 2573.4 70.2 522 4321 5.3 3.8 8.8
Avg Tm/G 14.2 27.6 51.3 183.8 1.6 5.7 1.4 5.1 6.7 4.9 13.0 183.8 70.2 2.7 22.0 5.3 3.8 8.8

Rushing Offense

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Rk Tm G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G Fmb
1 Cleveland Browns 14 476 2331 19 67 4.9 166.5 20
2 Minnesota Vikings 14 505 2278 19 40 4.5 162.7 41
3 Chicago Bears 14 479 2131 27 61 4.4 152.2 33
4 Philadelphia Eagles 14 404 1824 21 54 4.5 130.3 21
5 San Francisco 49ers 14 428 1783 13 60 4.2 127.4 33
6 New York Giants 14 423 1651 12 43 3.9 117.9 31
7 St. Louis Cardinals 14 431 1619 10 59 3.8 115.6 15
8 Dallas Cowboys 14 416 1608 8 43 3.9 114.9 31
9 Baltimore Colts 14 445 1593 13 38 3.6 113.8 31
10 Green Bay Packers 14 432 1488 14 38 3.4 106.3 18
11 Detroit Lions 14 453 1469 16 62 3.2 104.9 27
12 Los Angeles Rams 14 378 1464 8 49 3.9 104.6 40
13 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 407 1378 10 42 3.4 98.4 42
14 Washington Redskins 14 354 1037 7 39 2.9 74.1 41
Avg Team 430.8 1689.6 14.1 50 3.9 120.7 30.3
League Total 6031 23654 197 67 3.9 1689.6 424
Avg Tm/G 30.8 120.7 1.0 3.9 120.7 2.2

Kick & Punt Returns

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Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm G Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1 Baltimore Colts 14 45 421 0 55 9.4 52 1242 0 53 23.9 6261
2 San Francisco 49ers 14 38 283 0 40 7.4 59 1276 0 46 21.6 6829
3 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 33 259 0 67 7.8 61 1238 0 58 20.3 4851
4 Minnesota Vikings 14 22 115 1 17 5.2 67 1524 1 101 22.7 6463
5 Cleveland Browns 14 36 427 2 67 11.9 53 1209 0 88 22.8 6034
6 Washington Redskins 14 39 415 1 57 10.6 49 1011 0 50 20.6 5034
7 Detroit Lions 14 34 358 0 42 10.5 52 1416 0 94 27.2 5077
8 Los Angeles Rams 14 32 225 0 35 7.0 53 1351 0 56 25.5 5755
9 New York Giants 14 24 35 0 17 1.5 60 1303 0 51 21.7 5419
10 Dallas Cowboys 14 39 312 0 47 8.0 44 1166 1 100 26.5 5473
11 Philadelphia Eagles 14 21 183 1 63 8.7 60 1438 0 75 24.0 6633
12 St. Louis Cardinals 14 23 27 0 13 1.2 55 1287 0 66 23.4 5876
13 Chicago Bears 14 29 289 1 85 10.0 45 1146 1 96 25.5 6332
14 Green Bay Packers 14 22 65 0 14 3.0 50 1040 0 52 20.8 4706
Avg Team 31.2 243.9 0.4 44 7.8 54.3 1260.5 0.2 70 23.2 5767.4
League Total 437 3414 6 85 7.8 760 17647 3 101 23.2 80743
Avg Tm/G 2.2 17.4 0.0 7.8 3.9 90.0 0.0 23.2 412.0

Kicking & Punting

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0--19 20--29 30--39 40--49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Rk Tm G FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1 Dallas Cowboys 14 27 16 59.3% 40 37 92.5% 73 3015 58 0 41.3
2 Cleveland Browns 14 25 16 64.0% 45 45 100.0% 69 3153 71 0 45.7
3 Chicago Bears 14 26 11 42.3% 54 52 96.3% 58 2477 66 0 42.7
4 Green Bay Packers 14 9 7 5 4 3 2 8 4 1 26 17 65.4% 38 37 97.4% 74 3175 90 0 42.9
5 San Francisco 49ers 14 27 17 63.0% 53 52 98.1% 54 2473 65 0 45.8
6 Detroit Lions 14 22 8 36.4% 33 33 100.0% 78 3338 69 0 42.8
7 Baltimore Colts 14 28 17 60.7% 48 48 100.0% 56 2218 66 0 39.6
8 St. Louis Cardinals 14 31 21 67.7% 33 33 100.0% 67 2707 62 1 40.4
9 Minnesota Vikings 14 2 2 10 10 12 8 9 2 2 1 35 23 65.7% 44 44 100.0% 51 2147 61 0 42.1
10 Philadelphia Eagles 14 25 10 40.0% 48 45 93.8% 56 2363 60 0 42.2
11 Washington Redskins 14 22 10 45.5% 33 29 87.9% 70 2947 72 1 42.1
12 Los Angeles Rams 14 7 6 3 2 6 3 9 4 1 26 15 57.7% 32 30 93.8% 66 2620 56 1 39.7
13 New York Giants 14 4 1 4 2 5 11 1 25 4 16.0% 37 34 91.9% 61 2538 67 0 41.6
14 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 19 11 57.9% 25 19 76.0% 78 3518 69 1 45.1
Avg Team 1.6 1.1 1.6 1.3 1.9 0.9 2.6 0.8 0.3 0.1 26.0 14.0 53.8% 40.2 38.4 95.6% 65.1 2763.5 67 0.3 42.5
League Total 22 16 22 18 26 13 37 11 4 1 364 196 53.8% 563 538 95.6% 911 38689 90 4 42.5
Avg Tm/G 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 1.9 1.0 53.8% 2.9 2.7 95.6% 4.6 197.4 0.0 42.5

Scoring

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Rk Tm G RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts
1 San Francisco 49ers 14 13 35 5 52 17 421
2 Chicago Bears 14 27 22 1 1 2 1 52 11 409
3 Baltimore Colts 14 13 31 4 48 17 1 389
4 Minnesota Vikings 14 19 21 1 1 2 44 23 3 383
5 Philadelphia Eagles 14 21 22 1 1 3 45 10 363
6 Cleveland Browns 14 19 23 2 1 45 16 363
7 Dallas Cowboys 14 8 25 1 2 2 2 37 16 325
8 Green Bay Packers 14 14 19 1 4 37 17 316
9 St. Louis Cardinals 14 10 20 2 1 33 21 1 296
10 New York Giants 14 12 23 1 1 34 4 1 270
11 Los Angeles Rams 14 8 22 1 1 30 15 1 269
12 Detroit Lions 14 16 14 3 33 8 1 257
13 Washington Redskins 14 7 20 1 3 2 29 10 257
14 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 10 10 3 2 19 11 202
Avg Team 14.1 21.9 0.4 0.2 1.4 2.0 0.2 38.4 14.0 0.6 322.9
League Total 197 307 6 3 19 28 3 538 196 8 4520
Avg Tm/G 1.0 1.6 0.1 0.1 2.7 1.0 23.1