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    Monday December 17, 1951

    “Garza brings home hardware” – John Herbert, San Diego Union

    Rookie Offensive End Dan Garza was named the National Conference Rookie of the year this morning. Garza hauled in 52 receptions for 914 yards and 2 touchdowns. His 17.6 YPC was good enough for 6th in the league. Garza was also responsible for 41 San Diego first downs.

    AC Offensive MVP Award: Mac Speedie (CLE) 55 receptions, 1,069 yards, 8 TD
    AC Defensive MVP Award: Chuck Bednarik (PHI) 94 tackles, 1 FF, 5 PD, 2 INT
    AC Offensive Rookie of the Year: Bobby Walston (PHI) 25 receptions, 469 yards, 1 TD
    AC Defensive Rookie of the Year: Gene Brito (WAS) 45 tackles, 5.5 sacks, 3 FF, 3 PD

    NC Offensive MVP Award: Norm Van Brocklin (LA) 153-367-19, 2,808 yards, 19 TD
    NC Defensive MVP Awards: Frank Dempsey (CHI) 86 tackles, 6 sacks, 1 FF, 1 INT
    NC Offensive Rookie of the Year: Dan Garza (SD) 52 receptions, 914 yards, 2 TD
    NC Defensive Rookie of the Year: Rex Berry (SF) 51 tackles, 2 FF, 12 PD, 6 INT, 1 TD

    NFL MVP/Player of the Year: Norm Van Brocklin (LA)
    Assoicated Press Player of the Year: Mac Speedie (CLE)
    NFL Rookie of the Year: Rex Berry (SF)
    NFL Defensive Player of the Year: Frank Dempsey (CHI)
    Golden Toe Award: Mike Young (SF)
    NFL Comeback Player of the Year: Alyn Beals (SF)
    NFL Coach of the Year: Paul Brown (Cleveland Browns)
    Al Blozis Award (awarded to best offensive lineman): George Conner (CHI)
    Buford "Baby" Ray Award (awarded to best defensive lineman): Bill Willis (CLE)
    Don Hutson Award (awarded to NFL receiving leader): Tom Fears (LA)
    George McAfee Award (awarded to NFL rushing leader): Billy Stone (CHI)
    Sid Luckman Award (awarded to NFL passing leader): Norm Van Brocklin (LA)
    Irvin Henry Comp Jr. Award (awarded to NFL intereption leader): Tommy James (CLE)
    Clarke Hinkle Award (awarded to NFL tackles leader): Chuck Bednarik (PHI)
    Bronko Nagurski Award (awarded to top NFL Fullback): Billy Stone (CHI)
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    Sunday, December 23, 1951
    NFL Championship: (9-3) Los Angeles Rams vs. (10-2) Cleveland Browns
    Location/time: Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, 3:15 PST
    Attendance: 59,475
    Weather: Cloudy, 66 Degrees
    Network: DuMont
    Announcers: Harry Wismer and Earl Gillespie
    Game MVP: FB Marion Motley

    “Browns cruise to victory – Motley crowned MVP” – Cleveland Plain Dealer

    “Van Brocklin and the Ramss fall short of NFL Title” – The Los Angeles Times

    Plays from scrimmage: Los Angeles 68 (17 First Downs); Cleveland 65 (12 First Downs)
    Rushing: Los Angeles 19 for 169 yards (8.9 avg); Cleveland 26 for 187 yards (7.2 avg)
    Pass plays: Los Angeles 16 for 45 (36%) 2 TD, 4 INT; Cleveland 14 for 37 (38%) 3 TD, 2 INT
    Passing: Los Angeles 370 yards (8.2 per play); Cleveland 275 yards (7.4 per play)
    Sacked: Los Angeles 4 times for 17 yards; Cleveland 2 times for 10 yards
    Turnovers: Los Angeles 5; Cleveland 2
    Fumbles: Los Angeles 1 (1 lost); Cleveland 0 (0 lost)
    Penalties: Los Angeles 2 for 10 yards; Cleveland 4 for 40 yards
    Punts: Los Angeles 6 punts for 266 yards (44.3 avg); Cleveland 9 punts for 411 yards (45.7 avg)
    Punt Returns: Los Angeles 8 returns for 56 yards (7.0 avg); Cleveland 6 returns for 64 yards (10.7 avg)
    Kick returns: Los Angeles 1 return for 29 yards (29.0 avg); Cleveland 2 returns for 73 yards (36.5 avg)
    Field Goals: Los Angeles 0 made, 2 missed (45, 22); Cleveland 1 made (24), 0 missed
    Third Down: Los Angeles 2 for 11 (18%); Cleveland 3 for 13 (23%)
    Red Zone: Los Angeles 2 for 4 (0 FG, 2 TD); Cleveland 4 for 4 (1 FG, 3 TD)
    Time of Possession: Los Angeles 27:07; Cleveland 32:53

    Game Information
    First Quarter
    LA – TD Dick Hoerner 3 yard run (Marc Whipple kick) 7-0 LA
    CLE – TD Ken Carpeter 73 yard run (Brian Kennison kick) 7-7
    Second Quarter
    CLE – TD Mac Speedie 14 yard pass from Otto Graham (Brian Kennison kick) 14-7 CLE
    LA – TD Tom Fears 19 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Marc Whipple kick) 14-14
    Third Quarter
    CLE – TD Mac Speedie 11 yard pass from Otto Graham (Brian Kennison kick) 21-14 CLE
    CLE – TD Cliff Lewis 47 yard Interception return (Brian Kennison kick) 28-14 CLE
    CLE – TD Marion Motley 2 yard run (Brian Kennison kick) 35-14 CLE
    LA – TD Glenn Davis 85 yard run (Marc Whipple kick) 35-21 CLE
    Fourth Quarter
    LA – TD Dick Hoerner 51 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Marc Whipple kick) 35-28 CLE
    CLE – TD Marion Motley 26 yard pass from Otto Graham (Brian Kennison kick) 42-28 CLE
    CLE – FG Brian Kennison 24 yards; 45-28 CLE

    Top Performers
    CLEVELAND
    QB Otto Graham 14-37-2, 268 yards, 3 TD
    HB Ken Carpenter 8 carries, 104 yards, 1 TD; 2 receptions, 18 yards
    FB Marion Motley 15 carries, 69 yards, 1 TD; 2 receptions, 53 yards, 1 TD
    End Mac Speedie 4 receptions, 82 yards, 2 TD
    End Dante Lavelli 3 receptions, 81 yards
    LB Alex Agase 15 tackles, 1 sack, 1 PD
    S Cliff Lewis 7 tackles, 3 INT, 1 TD
    LOS ANGELES
    QB Norm Van Brocklin 16-45-4, 380 yards, 2 TD
    HB Glenn Davis 14 carries, 144 yards, 1 TD; 2 receptions, 20 yards
    FB Dick Hoerner 5 carries, 25 yards, 1 TD; 4 receptions, 111 yards, 1 TD
    End Tom Fears 6 receptions, 139 yards, 1 TD
    End Elroy Hirsch 3 receptions, 99 yards
    CB Tom Keane 8 tackles
    CB Woodley Lewis 5 tackles, 2 INT
    CB Jamie Thomas 7 tackles
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