1966 Los Angeles Rams season
OwnerDan Reeves
Head coachGeorge Allen
Home fieldLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Local radioKMPC
Results
Record8–6
Division place3rd NFL Western
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The 1966 Los Angeles Rams season was the team's 29th year with the National Football League and the 21st season in Los Angeles.

The Rams had an 8–6 record, their first winning season since 1958, and only their second since 1955, when the Rams went all the way to the NFL Championship Game. Los Angeles finished in third place in the Western Conference, four games behind the Green Bay Packers. The Rams were led by first-year head coach George Allen, who was inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002.

Roster

1966 Los Angeles Rams roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists

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Rookies in italics

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Attendance
1 September 11 at Atlanta Falcons W 19–14 1–0 Atlanta Stadium 54,418
2 September 16 Chicago Bears W 31–17 2–0 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 58,916
3 September 25 at Green Bay Packers L 13–24 2–1 Lambeau Field 50,861
4 September 30 San Francisco 49ers W 34–3 3–1 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 45,642
5 October 9 at Detroit Lions W 14–7 4–1 Tiger Stadium 52,793
6 October 16 at Minnesota Vikings L 7–35 4–2 Metropolitan Stadium 47,426
7 October 23 at Chicago Bears L 10–17 4–3 Wrigley Field 47,475
8 October 30 Baltimore Colts L 3–17 4–4 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 57,898
9 November 6 at San Francisco 49ers L 13–21 4–5 Kezar Stadium 35,372
10 November 13 New York Giants W 55–14 5–5 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 34,746
11 November 20 Minnesota Vikings W 21–6 6–5 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 38,775
12 November 27 at Baltimore Colts W 23–7 7–5 Memorial Stadium 60,238
13 December 4 Detroit Lions W 23–3 8–5 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 40,039
14 Bye
15 December 18 Green Bay Packers L 23–27 8–6 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 72,416
Note: Intra-conference opponents are in bold text.

Game summaries

Week 1

1 234Total
• Rams 3 1330 19
Falcons 0 770 14

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Standings

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 12 2 0 .857 10–2 335 163 W5
Baltimore Colts 9 5 0 .643 7–5 314 226 W1
Los Angeles Rams 8 6 0 .571 6–6 289 212 L1
San Francisco 49ers 6 6 2 .500 5–5–2 320 325 L1
Chicago Bears 5 7 2 .417 4–6–2 234 272 W1
Detroit Lions 4 9 1 .308 3–8–1 206 317 L3
Minnesota Vikings 4 9 1 .308 4–7–1 292 304 L1

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

References

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Sep-15.