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1971 Los Angeles Rams season

 

1971 Los Angeles Rams season

1971 Los Angeles Rams season
Head coach Tommy Prothro
Home field Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record 8–5–1
Division place 2nd NFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1970 1972

The 1971 Los Angeles Rams season was the team's 34th year with the National Football League and the 26th season in Los Angeles.

Contents

  • NFL Draft 1
  • Regular season 2
    • Schedule 2.1
    • Standings 2.2
    • Roster 2.3
  • References 3

NFL Draft

= Pro Bowler
Round Pick Player Position College
1 10 Isiah Robertson Linebacker Southern University
1 20 Jack Youngblood Defensive End University of Florida
3 63 Dave Elmendorf Strong Safety Texas A&M
4 101 Steve Worster Running back Texas

Regular season

As they had in 1970, the Rams and 49ers would again stage a season long battle for the NFC West title that would come down to the season's final game. The Rams season got off to a rocky and controversial start in New Orleans against the Saints and their rookie quarterback


  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 297

References

Roster

[1]
NFC West
Team W L T PCT PF PA
San Francisco 49ers 9 5 0 .643 300 216
Los Angeles Rams 8 5 1 .615 313 260
Atlanta Falcons 7 6 1 .538 274 277
New Orleans Saints 4 8 2 .333 266 347

Standings

14 December 19, 1971 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 23–14
45,233
13 December 13, 1971 Washington Redskins L 38–24
80,402
12 December 5, 1971 New Orleans Saints W 45–28
73,610
11 November 25, 1971 at Dallas Cowboys L 28–21
66,595
10 November 21, 1971 San Francisco 49ers W 17–6
80,050
9 November 14, 1971 at Detroit Lions W 21–13
54,418
8 November 8, 1971 at Baltimore Colts L 24–17
57,722
7 October 31, 1971 Miami Dolphins L 20–14
72,903
6 October 24, 1971 Green Bay Packers W 30–13
75,351
5 October 17, 1971 at Atlanta Falcons W 24–16
58,850
4 October 10, 1971 at San Francisco 49ers W 20–13
44,000
3 October 3, 1971 Chicago Bears W 17–3
66,957
2 September 26, 1971 Atlanta Falcons T 20–20
57,895
1 September 19, 1971 at New Orleans Saints L 24–20
70,915
Week Date Opponent Result Attendance


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