Which NFL teams scored the most points in a game?
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The NFL Teams That Scored the Most Points in a Game
There have been a lot of impressive scoring performances for points scored in NFL history. Let’s break down the ten highest scoring totals by one team in NFL history. Check back all season long for free NFL picks and predictions at Sports Chat Place.
9. New York Jets, Atlanta Falcons, New York Giants, Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Browns, Akron Pros - 62 Points
Six times in NFL history have 62 points been scored in a game. The Cleveland Browns have done so twice in consecutive seasons back in the 1950’s. The Akron Pros were the first team on this list to do it all the way back in 1922.
6.San Francisco 49ers - 63 Points
The San Francisco 49ers led by Frankie Albert put up 63 points in 1948. Albert threw for 219 yards, four touchdowns, and one interception.
6. Chicago Cardinals - 63 Points
The 49ers were impressive in 1948, but they weren’t the only team to find a lot of success during that year. A month earlier, the Cardinals put up 63 points in a victory.
6. Pittsburgh Steelers - 63 Points
The Pittsburgh Steelers 1952 team wasn’t all that impressive, but November 30th was a special season for them. In a game against the New York Giants, the Steelers put up 63 points.
5. Philadelphia Eagles - 64 Points
In 1934 the Philadelphia Eagles dominated the Cincinnati Reds in a late-season game. They got out to a fast start and never looked back winning 64-0.
3. Chicago Cardinals - 65 Points
There was nothing special about the 1949 season for the Chicago Cardinals, except for a game against the New York Bulldogs. The Cardinals scored 31 points in the second quarter on the way to a 65 point game.
3. Los Angeles Rams - 65 Points
The Los Angeles Rams 1950 team holds the record average points scored per game. Against the Detroit Lions on October 29th the Rams put up 65 points.
2. Los Angeles Rams - 70 Points
The 65 points was impressive for the Los Angeles Rams, but the week before that was even better. Against the Baltimore Colts, the Rams put up 70 points.
1. Washington Redskins - 72 Points
The best offensive game in NFL history came in 1966 with the Washington Redskins putting up 72 points. The Redskins had lost three games in a row but they turned it in a big way against the New York Giants when they set the franchise record.