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1937 Green Bay Packers

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7-4-0, Finished 2nd in NFL West Division  · 1937 NFL Season Summary

Scored 220 points (20.0/g), 1st of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 122 points (11.1/g), 5th.
 Differential of 98 points (8.9/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 8.8-2.2.

Coach: Curly Lambeau (7-4-0)

Stadium: City Stadium
 Training Camp: Green Bay East High School (Green Bay, Wisconsin)

Team Info

President Lee Joannes
Head Coach/General Manager Curly Lambeau

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 220 3184 699 4.6 26 0 140 95 216 1398 16 26 6.5 483 1786 10 3.7 140
Team Defense 122 2299 597 3.9 33 11 70 197 1115 7 22 5.7 400 1184 8 3.0
Lg Rank Offense 1 1 9 1 2 2 1 2 9 3 3 2 3 2
Lg Rank Defense 5 6 9 10 1 9 8 4 4 6 4 3 7 2

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 12 boxscore L 0-1 Chicago Cardinals 7 14
2 Sun September 19 boxscore L 0-2 Chicago Bears 2 14
3 Sun October 3 boxscore W 1-2 Detroit Lions 26 6
4 Sun October 10 boxscore W 2-2 Chicago Cardinals 34 13
6 Sun October 17 boxscore W 3-2 @ Cleveland Rams 35 10
6 Sun October 24 boxscore W 4-2 Cleveland Rams 35 7
7 Sun October 31 boxscore W 5-2 @ Detroit Lions 14 13
7 Sun November 7 boxscore W 6-2 @ Chicago Bears 24 14
9 Sun November 14 boxscore W 7-2 Philadelphia Eagles 37 7
9 Sun November 21 boxscore L 7-3 @ New York Giants 0 10 11 143 29 114 7 11 172 56 116 3
10 Sun November 28 boxscore L 7-4 @ Washington Redskins 6 14

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
Arnie Herber 27 9 0 47 104 45.2% 684 7 6.7 10 9.6 78 6.6 3.6 14.6 76.0 50.0 0 0
Bob Monnett 27 TB 10 9 37 73 50.7% 580 8 11.0 8 11.0 0 7.9 5.2 15.7 58.0 74.4 0 0
Joe Laws 26 HB 11 9 5 11 45.5% 42 1 9.1 2 18.2 0 3.8 -2.5 8.4 3.8 46.6 0 0
Herb Banet 24 K/KR/P/PR 7 2 1 7 14.3% 2 0 0.0 2 28.6 2 0.3 -12.6 2.0 0.3 0.0 0 0
Hank Bruder 30 BB 10 6 0 6 0.0% 0 0 0.0 2 33.3 0 0.0 -15.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Ray Peterson 24 2 0 3 6 50.0% 47 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 7.8 7.8 15.7 23.5 76.4 0 0
Don Hutson 24 LE 11 5 0 4 0.0% 0 0 0.0 1 25.0 0 0.0 -11.3 0.0 0.0 0 0
Clarke Hinkle+ 28 FB 11 10 2 3 66.7% 43 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 14.3 14.3 21.5 3.9 109.7 0 0
Ed Smith 24 2 0 0 2 0.0% 0 0 0.0 1 50.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0.0 0.0 0 0
Team Total 25.9 11 95 216 44.0% 1398 16 7.4 26 12.0 78 6.5 2.5 14.7 127.1 50.8 0 0
Opp Total 11 70 197 35.5% 1115 7 3.6 22 11.2 5.7 1.35 15.9 101.4 27.5 0 0 5.7 1.3 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
Clarke Hinkle+ 28 FB 11 10 129 552 5 41 4.3 50.2 11.7 8 116 14.5 2 49 0.7 10.5 668 7 0
Bob Monnett 27 TB 10 9 87 161 1 0 1.9 16.1 8.7 4 32 8.0 0 13 0.4 3.2 193 1 0
Joe Laws 26 HB 11 9 74 310 1 0 4.2 28.2 6.7 10 121 12.1 0 19 0.9 11.0 431 1 0
Paul Miller 24 hb 10 1 71 262 0 0 3.7 26.2 7.1 6 66 11.0 1 0 0.6 6.6 328 1 0
Ed Jankowski 24 fb 11 1 61 324 2 0 5.3 29.5 5.5 1 60 60.0 1 60 0.1 5.5 384 3 0
Hank Bruder 30 BB 10 6 15 56 1 0 3.7 5.6 1.5 56 1 0
Don Hutson 24 LE 11 5 14 26 0 0 1.9 2.4 1.3 41 552 13.5 7 78 3.7 50.2 578 7 0
Herb Banet 24 K/KR/P/PR 7 2 9 29 0 0 3.2 4.1 1.3 1 6 6.0 0 6 0.1 0.9 35 0 0
George Sauer 27 2 0 7 17 0 0 2.4 8.5 3.5 17 0 0
Herm Schneidman 25 bb 11 3 5 17 0 0 3.4 1.5 0.5 2 35 17.5 1 23 0.2 3.2 52 1 0
Arnie Herber 27 9 0 5 9 0 0 1.8 1.0 0.6 9 0 0
Buckets Goldenberg 27 g 8 3 4 18 0 0 4.5 2.3 0.5 18 0 0
Wayland Becker 27 le 10 6 2 5 0 0 2.5 0.5 0.2 2 13 6.5 0 11 0.2 1.3 18 0 0
Milt Gantenbein 27 RE 11 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 237 19.8 2 77 1.1 21.5 237 2 0
Bernie Scherer 24 e 9 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 149 21.3 2 78 0.8 16.6 149 2 0
George Svendsen 24 C 11 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 11 11.0 0 11 0.1 1.0 11 0 0
Team Total 25.9 11 483 1786 10 41 3.7 162.4 43.9 95 1398 14.7 16 78 8.6 127.1 3184 26 0
Opp Total 11 400 1184 8 3.0 107.6 36.4 70 1115 15.9 7 6.4 101.4 2299 15 0

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Clarke Hinkle+ 28 FB 11 10 5 2 7 9 2 57
Don Hutson 24 LE 11 5 7 7 42
Ed Jankowski 24 fb 11 1 2 1 1 4 1 25
Ernie Smith 28 LT 10 7 11 1 14
Milt Gantenbein 27 RE 11 9 2 2 12
Joe Laws 26 HB 11 9 1 1 2 12
Bernie Scherer 24 e 9 2 2 2 12
Tiny Engebretsen 27 t 9 4 5 1 8
Hank Bruder 30 BB 10 6 1 1 6
Buckets Goldenberg 27 g 8 3 1 1 6
Paul Miller 24 hb 10 1 1 1 6
Bob Monnett 27 TB 10 9 1 1 6
Zud Schammel 27 g 8 3 1 1 6
Herm Schneidman 25 bb 11 3 1 1 6
Team Total 25.9 11 10 16 2 2 30 26 4 1 220
Opp Total 11 8 7 14 2 122

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1937-09-12 CRD L, 7-14 2 4 rush Clarke Hinkle 4 yard rush
2 1937-10-03 DET W, 26-6 1 2 rush Clarke Hinkle 2 yard rush
3 1937-10-03 DET W, 26-6 2 13 pass Paul Miller 13 yard pass from Joe Laws
4 1937-10-03 DET W, 26-6 4 77 pass Milt Gantenbein 77 yard pass from Bob Monnett (Clarke Hinkle kick)
5 1937-10-03 DET W, 26-6 4 9 rush Bob Monnett 9 yard rush (Ernie Smith kick)
6 1937-10-10 CRD W, 34-13 2 12 pass Milt Gantenbein 12 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
7 1937-10-10 CRD W, 34-13 2 1 rush Clarke Hinkle 1 yard rush
8 1937-10-10 CRD W, 34-13 2 18 pass Bernie Scherer 18 yard pass from Bob Monnett
9 1937-10-10 CRD W, 34-13 3 46 rush Ed Jankowski 46 yard rush
10 1937-10-17 @ RAM W, 35-10 2 5 pass Don Hutson 5 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Ernie Smith kick)
11 1937-10-17 @ RAM W, 35-10 2 35 pass Don Hutson 35 yard pass from Bob Monnett (Ernie Smith kick)
12 1937-10-17 @ RAM W, 35-10 3 35 pass Don Hutson 35 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Ed Jankowski kick)
13 1937-10-17 @ RAM W, 35-10 4 20 rush Clarke Hinkle 20 yard rush (Ernie Smith kick)
14 1937-10-17 @ RAM W, 35-10 4 5 rush Joe Laws 5 yard rush (Ernie Smith kick)
15 1937-10-24 RAM W, 35-7 1 49 pass Clarke Hinkle 49 yard pass from Bob Monnett (Clarke Hinkle kick)
16 1937-10-24 RAM W, 35-7 1 12 pass Herm Schneidman 12 yard pass from Bob Monnett (Clarke Hinkle kick)
17 1937-10-24 RAM W, 35-7 3 12 rush Hank Bruder 12 yard rush (Clarke Hinkle kick)
18 1937-10-24 RAM W, 35-7 4 5 lateral Joe Laws 5 yard lateral return (Clarke Hinkle kick)
19 1937-10-24 RAM W, 35-7 4 5 lateral Zud Schammel 5 yard lateral return (Clarke Hinkle kick)
20 1937-10-31 @ DET W, 14-13 3 36 rush Ed Jankowski 36 yard rush (Ernie Smith kick)
21 1937-10-31 @ DET W, 14-13 4 2 rush Clarke Hinkle 2 yard rush (Ernie Smith kick)
22 1937-11-07 @ CHI W, 24-14 2 78 pass Don Hutson 78 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Clarke Hinkle kick)
23 1937-11-07 @ CHI W, 24-14 2 23 interception Ed Jankowski 23 yard interception return (Ernie Smith kick)
24 1937-11-07 @ CHI W, 24-14 4 4 pass Clarke Hinkle 4 yard pass from Bob Monnett (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
25 1937-11-14 PHI W, 37-7 1 14 pass Ed Jankowski 14 yard pass from Bob Monnett
26 1937-11-14 PHI W, 37-7 2 2 pass Don Hutson 2 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Clarke Hinkle kick)
27 1937-11-14 PHI W, 37-7 4 78 pass Bernie Scherer 78 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
28 1937-11-14 PHI W, 37-7 4 27 interception Buckets Goldenberg 27 yard interception return (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
29 1937-11-14 PHI W, 37-7 4 34 pass Don Hutson 34 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
30 1937-11-28 @ WAS L, 6-14 1 pass Don Hutson unknown yard pass from Bob Monnett

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1937-09-12 CRD W, 14-7 1 13 rush George Grosvenor 13 yard rush (Bill Smith kick)
2 1937-09-12 CRD W, 14-7 3 25 fumble Bill Smith 25 yard fumble return (Bill Smith kick)
3 1937-09-19 CHI W, 14-2 3 2 rush Ray Nolting 2 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
4 1937-09-19 CHI W, 14-2 3 45 pass Jack Manders 45 yard pass from Bernie Masterson (Jack Manders kick)
5 1937-10-03 DET L, 6-26 3 23 pass Dutch Clark 23 yard pass from Bill Shepherd
6 1937-10-10 CRD L, 13-34 2 33 pass Gaynell Tinsley 33 yard pass from George Grosvenor (Bill May kick)
7 1937-10-10 CRD L, 13-34 4 3 rush Pat Coffee 3 yard rush
8 1937-10-17 @ RAM L, 10-35 4 1 rush Johnny Drake 1 yard rush (Bob Snyder kick)
9 1937-10-24 RAM L, 7-35 2 1 rush Johnny Drake 1 yard rush (Bob Snyder kick)
10 1937-10-31 @ DET L, 13-14 3 4 rush Dutch Clark 4 yard rush
11 1937-10-31 @ DET L, 13-14 3 1 rush Dutch Clark 1 yard rush (Dutch Clark kick)
12 1937-11-07 @ CHI L, 14-24 3 55 interception Jack Manders 55 yard interception return (Jack Manders kick)
13 1937-11-07 @ CHI L, 14-24 3 64 pass Eggs Manske 64 yard pass from Bernie Masterson (Jack Manders kick)
14 1937-11-14 PHI L, 7-37 4 86 pass Joe Carter 86 yard pass from Rabbit Keen (Hank Reese kick)
15 1937-11-21 @ NYG W, 10-0 3 14 pass Jim Poole 14 yard pass from Ed Danowski (Tillie Manton kick)
16 1937-11-28 @ WAS W, 14-6 3 rush Cliff Battles unknown yard rush (Riley Smith kick)
17 1937-11-28 @ WAS W, 14-6 4 11 pass Charley Malone 11 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Riley Smith kick)