The Cleveland Browns squeaked out a win over the Cincinnati Bengals, 31 to 27, on December 5, 1971.

Final

CIN

Bengals

4-8-0

27

CLE

Browns

7-5-0

31

Team

CIN

CLE

1

10

7

2

10

7

3

0

7

4

7

10

Total

27

31

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

CIN

CLE

Browns

Leroy Kelly 1-yard run (Don Cockroft kick)

0

7

Bengals

Horst Muhlmann 46-yard field goal

3

7

Bengals

Doug Dressler 4-yard run (Horst Muhlmann kick)

10

7

2nd quarter

CIN

CLE

Bengals

Fred Willis 9-yard run (Horst Muhlmann kick)

17

7

Bengals

Horst Muhlmann 24-yard field goal

20

7

Browns

Fair Hooker 39-yard pass from Bill Nelsen (Don Cockroft kick)

20

14

3rd quarter

CIN

CLE

Browns

Frank Pitts 53-yard pass from Bill Nelsen (Don Cockroft kick)

20

21

4th quarter

CIN

CLE

Bengals

Essex Johnson 86-yard run (Horst Muhlmann kick)

27

21

Browns

Don Cockroft 12-yard field goal

27

24

Browns

Leroy Kelly 4-yard run (Don Cockroft kick)

27

31