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1974 Cleveland Browns: 4-10-0
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Home record: 3-4-0 (124 points scored, 143 allowed) Road record: 1-6-0 (117 points scored, 201 allowed) Head Coach: Nick Skorich 241 points scored (15th of 26 teams), 344 points allowed (26th) NFL Averages: 18.2 points/game (254.5 points/team) Team stats and rankings: ---------------- PASSING ---------------- ----------- RUSHING ---------- --- TOTAL --- Cmp Att Yards (Rank) Yd/Att TD Int Att Yards (Rank) Yd/Att TD Yards (Rank) Turnovers Offense: 179 367 1,727 (23) 4.16 12 24 461 1,924 (14) 4.2 14 3,651 (20) 39 Defense: 139 308 2,025 ( 8) 6.03 22 24 555 2,415 (25) 4.4 17 4,440 (23) 40


Team roster (starters in bold): # Player Pos GP Hgt Wgt Age Exp College 10 Chris Gartner K 11 6'0 170 24 1 Indiana 12 Don Cockroft K 14 6'1 195 29 7 Adams State 15 Mike Phipps QB 14 6'2 205 26 5 Purdue 17 Brian Sipe QB 10 6'1 195 25 1 San Diego State 18 Ben Hawkins WR 2 6'1 180 30 9 Arizona State 21 Van Green DB 14 6'1 192 23 2 Shaw 22 Clarence Scott DB 14 6'0 180 25 4 Kansas State 23 Cliff Brooks DB 13 6'1 190 25 3 Tennessee State 26 Billy Lefear RB 11 5'11 197 24 3 Henderson State 27 Thom Darden DB 14 6'2 195 24 3 Michigan 28 Eddie Brown DB 13 5'11 180 22 R Tennessee 29 Walt Sumner DB 10 6'1 195 27 6 Florida State 30 Ken Brown RB 14 5'10 203 28 5 None 31 Bob Hunt RB 2 6'1 210 23 R Heidelberg 34 Greg Pruitt RB 14 5'10 190 23 2 Oklahoma 35 Bo Scott RB 14 6'3 215 31 5 Ohio State 37 Hugh McKinnis RB 13 6'0 215 26 2 Arizona State 40 Preston Anderson DB 14 6'1 183 23 R Rice 42 Gloster Richardson WR 9 6'0 200 32 8 Jackson State 43 Fair Hooker WR 7 6'1 195 27 6 Arizona State 48 Dave Sullivan WR 6 5'11 185 23 2 Virginia 50 John Garlington LB 14 6'1 218 28 7 Louisiana State 52 Mel Long LB 14 6'0 228 27 3 Toledo 52 Billy Andrews LB 11 6'0 225 29 8 Southeastern Louisiana 54 Tom DeLeone C 12 6'2 252 24 3 Ohio State 56 Jim Romaniszyn LB 14 6'2 224 23 2 Edinboro 59 Charlie Hall LB 14 6'3 225 25 4 Houston 60 Bob Babich LB 14 6'2 230 27 5 Miami (Ohio) 61 Bob DeMarco C 14 6'3 248 36 14 Dayton 62 Glenn Holloway OG 14 6'3 250 26 5 North Texas State 63 Barry Darrow OT 13 6'7 260 24 1 Montana 64 Jim Copeland OG 2 6'2 243 29 8 Virginia 65 John Demarie OG 11 6'3 246 29 8 Louisiana State 66 Mike Seifert DE 12 6'3 245 23 R Wisconsin 67 Chuck Hutchison OG 7 6'3 250 25 5 Ohio State 69 Pete Adams OG 12 6'4 260 23 1 Southern California 71 Walter Johnson DT 14 6'3 265 31 10 Los Angeles State 72 Jerry Sherk DT 14 6'4 255 26 5 Oklahoma State 73 Doug Dieken OT 14 6'5 254 25 4 Illinois 74 Carl Barisich DT 13 6'4 255 23 2 Princeton 75 Allen Aldridge DE 14 6'6 260 29 3 Prairie View A&M 77 Mark Ilgenfritz DE 14 6'4 250 22 R Vanderbilt 78 Bob McKay OT 14 6'5 260 26 5 Texas 79 Gerry Sullivan OT 13 6'4 250 22 R Illinois 81 Nick Roman DE 12 6'3 244 27 5 Ohio State 82 Tim George WR 8 6'5 210 23 2 Carson-Newman 83 Jubilee Dunbar WR 5 6'0 196 25 2 Southern 84 Ernie Richardson TE 2 6'5 225 24 1 Jackson State 84 Jim Thaxton TE 12 6'2 240 25 2 Tennessee State 88 Steve Holden WR 10 6'0 198 23 2 Arizona State 89 Milt Morin TE 14 6'4 236 32 9 Massachusetts
Per Per Passing Att Cmp Pct Yards Att Cmp TD TD% Int Int% Sack Loss Rating Mike Phipps 256 117 45.7 1,384 5.41 11.8 9 3.5 17 6.6 33 280 46.7 Brian Sipe 108 59 54.6 603 5.58 10.2 1 0.9 7 6.5 15 122 47.0 Greg Pruitt 2 2 100.0 115 57.50 57.5 2 100.0 0 0.0 0 0 158.3 Don Cockroft 1 1 100.0 27 27.00 27.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 118.8
Receiving             Rec  Yards    Avg   TD
Hugh McKinnis          32    258    8.1    0
Steve Holden           30    452   15.1    3
Ken Brown              29    194    6.7    2
Milt Morin             27    330   12.2    3
Greg Pruitt            21    274   13.0    1
Gloster Richardson      9    266   29.6    2
Bo Scott                7     22    3.1    0
Jubilee Dunbar          6     74   12.3    0
Dave Sullivan           5     92   18.4    0
Jim Thaxton             4     71   17.8    0
Fair Hooker             4     48   12.0    1
Billy Lefear            4     21    5.2    0
Van Green               1     27   27.0    0
Rushing               Att  Yards    Avg   TD
Greg Pruitt           126    540    4.3    3
Hugh McKinnis         124    519    4.2    2
Ken Brown             125    458    3.7    4
Mike Phipps            39    279    7.2    1
Bo Scott               23     86    3.7    0
Brian Sipe             16     44    2.8    4
Steve Holden            1      6    6.0    0
Billy Lefear            6      2    0.3    0
Jim Thaxton             1    -10  -10.0    0
Kickoff Returns       Att  Yards    Avg   TD
Billy Lefear           26    574   22.1    0
Greg Pruitt            22    606   27.5    1
Eddie Brown             6    138   23.0    0
Jim Romaniszyn          5     48    9.6    0
Ken Brown               1      9    9.0    0
Punt Returns          Att  Yards    Avg   FC   TD
Greg Pruitt            27    349   12.9    0    0
Thom Darden            21    173    8.2    0    0
Billy Lefear            2      1    0.5    0    0
Eddie Brown             2      0    0.0    1    0
Punting Punts Yards Avg TB In20 Blk Ret Yards Net Don Cockroft 90 3,643 40.5 0 0 0 0 0 40.5 Kicking 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Total PAT Pts Don Cockroft 1/1 7/7 3/3 3/4 0/1 14/16 29/30 71 Defense Sacks Ints Yards TD Billy Andrews 1 18 0 Bob Babich 1 4 0 Eddie Brown 2 24 0 Thom Darden 8 105 0 John Garlington 2 33 0 Van Green 2 56 1 Charlie Hall 3 54 1 Clarence Scott 4 42 0 Jim Thaxton 1 0 0
1974 Draft: NFL Rnd Ovr Pos Player Games College 2 40 OT Billy Corbett Johnson C. Smith 5 118 DE Mark Ilgenfritz 14 Vanderbilt 6 146 RB Billy Pritchett 29 West Texas State [pick acquired from BUF] 7 163 WR Bob Herrick Purdue [pick acquired from STL] 7 171 OT Gerry Sullivan 119 Illinois 8 199 DB Eddie Brown 72 Tennessee [pick acquired from BUF] 9 224 OG Dan Scott Ohio State 10 238 WR Mike Puestow North Dakota State [pick acquired from CHI] 11 274 K Tom Gooden Harding 12 302 DE Ron McNeil North Carolina Central 13 327 DE Mike Seifert 12 Wisconsin 14 352 RB Bob Hunt 2 Heidelberg 15 380 LB Ransom Terrell Arizona 16 407 DB Preston Anderson 14 Rice 17 430 DT Carlton Buchanan S.W. Oklahoma State

Traded draft picks: #1 to SD (Don Goode), #3 to DEN (Claudie Minor), #4 to OAK (Morris Bradshaw), #6 to PIT via DEN (Jim Wolf), #8 to WAS (Darwin Robinson), #10 to BUF (Don Calhoun)


Transactions:
01-1974traded Andy Dorris to Cardinals for St. Louis' #7 pick in the 1974 draft
02-26-1974traded Ben Davis to Lions for Detroit's #5 pick in the 1975 draft
08-14-1974traded Bob Briggs to Chiefs for Kansas City's #9 pick in the 1975 draft
08-26-1974traded Fair Hooker to Saints for Jubilee Dunbar
09-03-1974traded Frank Pitts to Raiders for Oakland's #6 pick in the 1975 draft
09-04-1974Cardinals claimed Tom Gooden on waivers
09-05-1974traded Joe Jones to Eagles for Ben Hawkins
09-10-1974traded Cleveland's #6 pick in the 1976 draft to Bears for Glen Holloway
09-11-1974claimed Freddie Hyatt on waivers from Redskins
09-24-1974traded Cleveland's #6 pick in the 1975 draft to Chargers for Jim Thaxton
10-18-1974placed Jubilee Dunbar on injured reserve


1974 Regular Season Game Log:   Click on the date to view the game summary.

Date        Opponent                   Result      Record
09/15/74    at Cincinnati Bengals      L 7-33      0-1-0
09/22/74    vs Houston Oilers          W 20-7      1-1-0
09/29/74    at St. Louis Cardinals     L 7-29      1-2-0
10/06/74    vs Oakland Raiders         L 24-40     1-3-0
10/13/74    vs Cincinnati Bengals      L 24-34     1-4-0
10/20/74    at Pittsburgh Steelers     L 16-20     1-5-0
10/27/74    vs Denver Broncos          W 23-21     2-5-0
11/03/74    at San Diego Chargers      L 25-36     2-6-0
11/10/74    at New England Patriots    W 21-14     3-6-0
11/17/74    vs Pittsburgh Steelers     L 16-26     3-7-0
11/24/74    vs Buffalo Bills           L 10-15     3-8-0
12/01/74    vs San Francisco 49ers     W 7-0       4-8-0
12/07/74    at Dallas Cowboys          L 17-41     4-9-0
12/15/74    at Houston Oilers          L 24-28     4-10-0

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