1956 Los Angeles Rams season
Head coachSid Gillman
Home fieldLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record4–8
Division placeT-5th NFL Western
Playoff finishDid not qualify
Uniform
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The 1956 Los Angeles Rams season was the team's 19th year with the National Football League and the 11th season in Los Angeles.

Transactions

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Attendance Recap
1 September 30 Philadelphia Eagles W 27–7 1–0 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 54,412 Recap
2 October 7 at San Francisco 49ers L 30–33 1–1 Kezar Stadium 54,589 Recap
3 October 14 at Detroit Lions L 21–24 1–2 Briggs Stadium 56,281 Recap
4 October 21 at Green Bay Packers L 17–42 1–3 Milwaukee County Stadium 24,200 Recap
5 October 28 Detroit Lions L 7–16 1–4 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 76,758 Recap
6 November 4 Chicago Bears L 24–35 1–5 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 69,894 Recap
7 November 11 San Francisco 49ers W 30–6 2–5 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 69,828 Recap
8 November 18 at Chicago Bears L 21–30 2–6 Wrigley Field 48,102 Recap
9 November 25 at Baltimore Colts L 21–56 2–7 Memorial Stadium 40,321 Recap
10 December 2 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 13–30 2–8 Forbes Field 20,450 Recap
11 December 9 Baltimore Colts W 31–7 3–8 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 51,037 Recap
12 December 16 Green Bay Packers W 49–21 4–8 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 45,209 Recap

Note: Intra-conference opponents are in bold text.


Standings

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 9 2 1 .818 8–2 363 246 W2
Detroit Lions 9 3 0 .750 8–2 300 188 L1
San Francisco 49ers 5 6 1 .455 5–5 233 284 W3
Baltimore Colts 5 7 0 .417 3–7 270 322 W1
Los Angeles Rams 4 8 0 .333 3–7 291 307 W2
Green Bay Packers 4 8 0 .333 3–7 264 342 L2

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

References

  1. ^ Giants Among Men, Jack Cavanaugh, p.10, 2008, Random House, ISBN 978-1-4000-6717-6