1961 Baltimore Colts Schedule & Results

1961 Baltimore Colts schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sunday, September 17, 1961 FINAL
Los Angeles (0-1) 24
Baltimore (1-0) 27
Pass
Z. Bratkowski (LA), 17-10-140, 0 INT, 2 TD
J. Unitas (BAL), 22-10-132, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Wilson (LA), 15-118
J. Perry (BAL), 18-106
Rec
J. Arnett (LA), 4-14
J. Perry (BAL), 3-30
Sunday, September 24, 1961 FINAL
Detroit (2-0) 16
Baltimore (1-1) 15
Pass
E. Morrall (DET), 16-9-100, 2 INT, 1 TD
J. Unitas (BAL), 16-10-105, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
N. Pietrosante (DET), 16-86
J. Perry (BAL), 11-42
Rec
J. Gibbons (DET), 4-47
L. Moore (BAL), 4-7, 1 TD
Sunday, October 1, 1961 FINAL
Minnesota (1-2) 33
Baltimore (2-1) 34
Pass
G. Shaw (MIN), 30-17-208, 0 INT, 2 TD
J. Unitas (BAL), 27-13-284, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Mason (MIN), 10-45
J. Unitas (BAL), 2-26
Rec
J. Reichow (MIN), 6-69, 1 TD
R. Berry (BAL), 6-96
Sunday, October 8, 1961 FINAL
Baltimore (2-2) 7
Green Bay (3-1) 45
Pass
J. Unitas (BAL), 24-11-141, 5 INT, 0 TD
B. Starr (GB), 25-13-157, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Perry (BAL), 12-63
P. Hornung (GB), 11-111, 3 TD
Rec
L. Moore (BAL), 4-60
J. Taylor (GB), 3-24
Sunday, October 15, 1961 FINAL
Baltimore (2-3) 10
Chicago (3-2) 24
Pass
J. Unitas (BAL), 36-19-278, 1 INT, 0 TD
E. Brown (CHI), 13-8-181, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Perry (BAL), 14-33
R. Casares (CHI), 8-46, 1 TD
Rec
R. Berry (BAL), 6-80
W. Galimore (CHI), 7-149, 1 TD
Sunday, October 22, 1961 FINAL
Baltimore (3-3) 17
Detroit (3-3) 14
Pass
J. Unitas (BAL), 36-22-244, 4 INT, 0 TD
J. Ninowski (DET), 18-7-140, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
L. Moore (BAL), 5-40, 2 TD
N. Pietrosante (DET), 13-46
Rec
R. Berry (BAL), 8-94
G. Cogdill (DET), 3-91, 2 TD
Sunday, October 29, 1961 FINAL
Chicago (5-2) 21
Baltimore (3-4) 20
Pass
B. Wade (CHI), 28-11-211, 2 INT, 2 TD
J. Unitas (BAL), 36-20-302, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
R. Casares (CHI), 11-78, 1 TD
L. Moore (BAL), 9-55
Rec
B. Farrington (CHI), 5-64
L. Moore (BAL), 7-155, 1 TD
Sunday, November 5, 1961 FINAL
Green Bay (6-2) 21
Baltimore (4-4) 45
Pass
B. Starr (GB), 17-6-64, 0 INT, 0 TD
J. Unitas (BAL), 35-22-218, 1 INT, 4 TD
Rush
J. Taylor (GB), 12-93
J. Perry (BAL), 21-105, 2 TD
Rec
B. Dowler (GB), 2-21
R. Berry (BAL), 8-72
Sunday, November 12, 1961 FINAL
Baltimore (4-5) 20
Minnesota (2-7) 28
Pass
J. Unitas (BAL), 31-14-138, 2 INT, 0 TD
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 18-11-179, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Perry (BAL), 19-100
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 11-58, 1 TD
Rec
R. Berry (BAL), 8-86
H. McElhenny (MIN), 5-35
Sunday, November 19, 1961 FINAL
St. Louis (4-6) 0
Baltimore (5-5) 16
Pass
S. Etcheverry (STL), 20-7-81, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Unitas (BAL), 36-21-246, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
F. Mestnik (STL), 11-45
J. Perry (BAL), 25-72
Rec
P. Gautt (STL), 3-32
L. Moore (BAL), 6-76, 1 TD
Sunday, November 26, 1961 FINAL
Baltimore (6-5) 27
Washington (0-10-1) 6
Pass
J. Unitas (BAL), 33-18-208, 3 INT, 1 TD
N. Snead (WAS), 32-9-91, 3 INT, 0 TD
Rush
L. Moore (BAL), 6-122, 1 TD
S. Horner (WAS), 7-17
Rec
R. Berry (BAL), 7-89
F. Dugan (WAS), 4-45
Sunday, December 3, 1961 FINAL
San Francisco (6-5-1) 17
Baltimore (7-5) 20
Pass
J. Brodie (SF), 27-13-176, 2 INT, 1 TD
J. Unitas (BAL), 27-15-216, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Roberts (SF), 10-56
A. Hawkins (BAL), 9-68, 1 TD
Rec
A. Thomas (SF), 3-27
R. Berry (BAL), 8-71
Saturday, December 9, 1961 FINAL
Baltimore (7-6) 17
Los Angeles (4-9) 34
Pass
J. Unitas (BAL), 27-15-164, 1 INT, 0 TD
Z. Bratkowski (LA), 23-14-211, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
L. Moore (BAL), 9-68
D. Bass (LA), 12-60, 1 TD
Rec
R. Berry (BAL), 6-48
R. Phillips (LA), 4-49
Saturday, December 16, 1961 FINAL
Baltimore (8-6) 27
San Francisco (7-6-1) 24
Pass
J. Unitas (BAL), 34-19-314, 0 INT, 3 TD
J. Brodie (SF), 38-16-292, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
M. Smolinski (BAL), 11-38
J. Smith (SF), 21-93
Rec
M. Smolinski (BAL), 6-80, 1 TD
M. Stickles (SF), 7-143

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