1951 NFL season

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1951 National Football League season
Preseason August 15-September 20, 1951
Regular Season September 28-December 16, 1951
Postseason December 23, 1951–January 12, 1952
1950 • NFL seasons • 1952

The 1951 NFL season was the 32nd regular season of the National Football League. The Los Angeles Rams won the NFL Championship game over the Cleveland Browns. The league was reduced to 12 teams after the Baltimore Colts were returned to the NFL prior to the season.

The league was split into American and National Conferences for the 2nd season.

Publications

Programs
Week Date Teams Venue
Preseason August 15, 1951 Los Angeles Rams vs. Washington Redskins Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
August 17, 1951 Cleveland Browns vs. College All-Stars Cleveland Stadium
August 18, 1951 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Hershey Stadium
August 19, 1951 San Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins Kezar Stadium
August 23, 1951 Los Angeles Rams vs. Chicago Bears Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
August 26, 1951 San Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears Kezar Stadium
September 2, 1951 Chicago Bears vs. New York Giants Crump Stadium
September 8, 1951 Washington Redskins vs. New York Giants Legion Field
September 9, 1951 Chicago Bears vs. Cleveland Browns Soldier Field
September 14, 1951 Cleveland Browns vs. Los Angeles Rams Cleveland Stadium
September 15, 1951 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears Municipal Stadium
September 15, 1951 Chicago Cardinals vs. Detroit Lions Alamo Stadium
September 20, 1951 New York Giants vs. Los Angeles Rams Polo Grounds
Week 1 September 30, 1951 Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears City Stadium
September 30, 1951 San Francisco 49ers vs. Cleveland Browns Kezar Stadium
September 30, 1951 Detroit Lions vs. Washington Redskins Briggs Stadium
Week 2 October 6, 1951 Philadelphia Eagles vs. San Francisco 49ers Shibe Park
October 7, 1951 Chicago Cardinals vs. Chicago Bears Comiskey Park
October 7, 1951 Los Angeles Rams vs. Cleveland Browns Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
October 7, 1951 Washington Redskins vs. New York Giants Griffith Stadium
Week 3 October 14, 1951 Green Bay Packers vs. Philadelphia Eagles City Stadium
October 14, 1951 New York Giants vs. Chicago Cardinals Polo Grounds
October 14, 1951 Chicago Bears vs. New York Yanks Wrigley Field
October 14, 1951 Detroit Lions vs. Los Angeles Rams Briggs Stadium
October 14, 1951 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. San Francisco 49ers Forbes Field
Week 4 October 21, 1951 Green Bay Packers vs. Los Angeles Rams Wisconsin State Fair Park
October 21, 1951 Washington Redskins vs. Chicago Cardinals Griffith Stadium
October 21, 1951 New York Yanks vs. Detroit Lions Briggs Stadium
October 21, 1951 New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles Polo Grounds
October 21, 1951 Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Cleveland Stadium
October 21, 1951 Chicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ers Wrigley Field
Week 5 October 28, 1951 San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams Kezar Stadium
Week 6 November 4, 1951 Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions City Stadium
November 4, 1951 Los Angeles Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
November 4, 1951 Los Angeles Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Week 7 November 11, 1951 Los Angeles Rams vs. Chicago Cardinals Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
November 11, 1951 New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins Polo Grounds
November 11, 1951 San Francisco 49ers vs. New York Yanks Kezar Stadium
November 11, 1951 San Francisco 49ers vs. New York Yanks Kezar Stadium
Week 8 November 18, 1951 New York Giants vs. Cleveland Browns Polo Grounds
November 18, 1951 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Detroit Lions Shibe Park
November 18, 1951 Los Angeles Rams vs. New York Yanks Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Week 9 November 25, 1951 Cleveland Browns vs. Chicago Bears Cleveland Stadium
November 25, 1951 New York Yanks vs. San Francisco 49ers Yankee Stadium
Week 10 December 2, 1951 Chicago Bears vs. Los Angeles Rams Wrigley Field
December 2, 1951 Detroit Lions vs. San Francisco 49ers Briggs Stadium
Week 11 December 9, 1951 New York Yanks vs. Chicago Bears Yankee Stadium
December 9, 1951 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns Forbes Field
December 9, 1951 Los Angeles Rams vs. Detroit Lions Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
December 9, 1951 San Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers Kezar Stadium
Week 12 December 16, 1951 Los Angeles Rams vs. Green Bay Packers Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
December 16, 1951 Philadelphia Eagles vs. Cleveland Browns Shibe Park
December 16, 1951 San Francisco 49ers vs. Detroit Lions Kezar Stadium
December 16, 1951 Washington Redskins vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Griffith Stadium
Postseason December 23, 1951 (1 • 2) Los Angeles Rams vs. Cleveland Browns Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
January 12, 1952 NFL Pro Bowl Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
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