1947 Los Angeles Rams season
Head coachBob Snyder
Home fieldLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record6–6
Division place4th NFL Western
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The 1947 Los Angeles Rams season was the team's tenth year with the National Football League and the second season in Los Angeles.

Before the season

Draft

Main article: 1947 NFL Draft

1947 Los Angeles Rams draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 9 Herman Wedemeyer  B St. Mary's
3 21 Don Paul *  LB UCLA Played for Rams beginning in 1948
5 33 Gordon Gray  B USC
6 43 Paul Evanson  T Oregon State
7 53 Bill Smyth  DE Penn State
8 63 Bill McGovern  C Washington
9 73 Max Partin  B Tennessee
10 83 Carl Samuelson  DT Nebraska
11 93 Russ Steger  B Illinois
12 103 Dante Lavelli *   E Ohio State A member of the Cleveland Browns
13 113 Mike Dimitro  G UCLA
14 123 John Kissell  DT Boston College
15 133 George Fuchs  B Wisconsin
16 143 Ralph Chubb  B Michigan
17 153 Don Hardy  E USC
18 163 Ed Champagne  T LSU
19 173 Jim Dewar  B Indiana Signed with Cleveland Browns (AAFC)
20 183 Ben Reiges  B UCLA Signed with the Los Angeles Bulldogs (PCFL)
21 193 Leon McLaughlin *  C UCLA Played with Rams beginning in 1951
22 203 Charlie Elliott  T Oregon Signed with New York Yankees (AAFC)
23 213 Lou Levanti  C Illinois
24 223 J. D. Cheek  T Oklahoma A&M
25 233 Bob Dal Porto  B California
26 243 Gene Standefer  B Texas Tech
27 253 Bob David  G Villanova
28 263 Jim Hunnicutt  G South Carolina
29 273 John Comer  B Holy Cross
30 283 Hal Dean  G Ohio State
31 291 James Atwell  B South Carolina
32 299 Bob Prymuski  G Illinois
      Made roster    †   Pro Football Hall of Fame    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

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Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Attendance Game
recap
1 Bye
2 September 29 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 48–7 1–0 Forbes Field 35,658 Recap
3 October 5 at Green Bay Packers L 14–17 1–1 Wisconsin State Fair Park 31,613 Recap
4 October 12 at Detroit Lions W 27–13 2–1 Briggs Stadium 42,955 Recap
5 October 19 Chicago Cardinals W 27–7 3–1 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 69,631 Recap
6 October 26 at Philadelphia Eagles L 7–14 3–2 Shibe Park 36,364 Recap
7 November 2 at Chicago Cardinals L 10–17 3–3 Comiskey Park 40,075 Recap
8 November 9 Boston Yanks L 16–27 3–4 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 19,715 Recap
9 November 16 Chicago Bears L 21–41 3–5 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 36,702 Recap
10 November 23 Detroit Lions W 28–17 4–5 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 17,693 Recap
11 November 30 Green Bay Packers L 10–30 4–6 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 31,080 Recap
12 December 7 at Chicago Bears W 17–14 5–6 Wrigley Field 34,215 Recap
13 December 14 New York Giants W 34–10 6–6 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 24,050 Recap

Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.

Standings

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Cardinals 9 3 0 .750 7–1 306 231 W2
Chicago Bears 8 4 0 .667 4–4 363 241 L2
Green Bay Packers 6 5 1 .545 5–3 274 210 L1
Los Angeles Rams 6 6 0 .500 4–4 259 214 W2
Detroit Lions 3 9 0 .250 0–8 231 305 L3

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

References

  1. ^ "1947 Los Angeles Rams Draftees". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved October 4, 2020.