1940 Cleveland Rams season
Head coachEarl "Dutch" Clark
Home fieldCleveland Municipal Stadium
Results
Record4–6–1
Division place4th NFL Western
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The 1940 Cleveland Rams season was the team's fourth year with the National Football League and the fifth season in Cleveland.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Attendance Recap
1 Bye
2 Bye
3 September 22 Philadelphia Eagles W 21–13 1–0 Cleveland Municipal Stadium 15,941 Recap
4 September 29 at Detroit Lions L 0–6 1–1 Briggs Stadium 15,347 Recap
5 October 6 Chicago Bears L 14–21 1–2 Cleveland Municipal Stadium 18,998 Recap
6 October 13 at Green Bay Packers L 14–31 1–3 City Stadium 16,299 Recap
7 October 20 Chicago Cardinals W 26–14 2–3 Cleveland Municipal Stadium 13,683 Recap
8 October 27 at Chicago Cardinals L 7–17 2–4 Comiskey Park 10,313 Recap
9 November 3 Detroit Lions W 24–0 3–4 Cleveland Municipal Stadium 18,881 Recap
10 November 10 at New York Giants W 13–0 4–4 Polo Grounds 23,614 Recap
11 November 17 at Brooklyn Dodgers L 14–29 4–5 Ebbets Field 19,212 Recap
12 November 24 at Chicago Bears L 25–47 4–6 Wrigley Field 20,717 Recap
13 December 1 Green Bay Packers T 13–13 4–6–1 Cleveland Municipal Stadium 16,249 Recap
Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.

Standings

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 8 3 0 .727 6–2 238 152 W2
Green Bay Packers 6 4 1 .600 4–3–1 238 155 T1
Detroit Lions 5 5 1 .500 4–3–1 138 153 L1
Cleveland Rams 4 6 1 .400 2–5–1 171 191 T1
Chicago Cardinals 2 7 2 .222 2–5–1 139 222 L3

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

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