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1938 Green Bay Packers

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8-3-0, Finished 1st in NFL West Division  · 1938 NFL Season Summary

Scored 223 points (20.3/g), 1st of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 118 points (10.7/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 105 points (9.5/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 9.0-2.0.

Coach: Curly Lambeau (8-3-0)

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 223 3037 664 4.6 20 0 134 91 210 1466 20 20 7.0 454 1571 9 3.5 134
Team Defense 118 2549 604 4.2 34 12 92 232 1343 5 22 5.8 372 1206 8 3.2
Lg Rank Offense 1 1 6 1 3 4 2 1 6 1 5 3 5 4
Lg Rank Defense 3 6 6 6 1 9 8 1 6 6 2 3 5 7

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 11 boxscore W 1-0 Cleveland Rams 26 17
2 Sun September 18 boxscore L 1-1 Chicago Bears 0 2 118 118 75 75
3 Sun September 25 boxscore W 2-1 Chicago Cardinals 28 7
4 Wed September 28 boxscore W 3-1 @ Chicago Cardinals 24 22
5 Sun October 9 boxscore L 3-2 Detroit Lions 7 17
6 Sun October 16 boxscore W 4-2 Brooklyn Dodgers 35 7
7 Sun October 23 boxscore W 5-2 Pittsburgh Pirates 20 0
7 Sun October 30 boxscore W 6-2 @ Cleveland Rams 28 7 9 256 138 118 11 228 194 34
8 Sun November 6 boxscore W 7-2 @ Chicago Bears 24 17
8 Sun November 13 boxscore W 8-2 @ Detroit Lions 28 7
9 Sun November 20 boxscore L 8-3 @ New York Giants 3 15 20 307 134 173 5 6 187 7 180 3
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 11 boxscore L 8-4 @ New York Giants 17 23 14 378 214 164 3 10 212 97 115 1

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
Cecil Isbell* 23 tb 11 4 37 91 40.7% 659 8 8.8 10 11.0 53 7.2 4.1 17.8 59.9 55.9
Bob Monnett 28 TB 8 5 31 57 54.4% 465 9 15.8 4 7.0 0 8.2 8.2 15.0 58.1 91.7
Arnie Herber 28 tb 8 4 22 55 40.0% 336 3 5.5 4 7.3 0 6.1 3.9 15.3 42.0 48.8
Joe Laws 27 HB 10 7 0 5 0.0% 0 0 0.0 2 40.0 0 0.0 -18.0 0.0 0.0
Clarke Hinkle*+ 29 FB/K 11 8 1 2 50.0% 6 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 3.0 3.0 6.0 0.5 56.2
Team Total 26.3 11 91 210 43.3% 1466 20 9.5 20 9.5 53 7.0 4.6 16.1 133.3 59.4 0 0
Opp Total 11 92 232 39.7% 1343 5 2.2 22 9.5 5.8 1.95 14.6 122.1 26.9 0 0 5.8 2.0 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*+ 29 FB/K 11 8 114 299 3 46 2.6 27.2 10.4 7 98 14.0 4 32 0.6 8.9 397 7 0
Cecil Isbell* 23 tb 11 4 85 445 2 0 5.2 40.5 7.7 5 104 20.8 0 49 0.5 9.5 549 2 0
Bob Monnett 28 TB 8 5 75 225 0 0 3.0 28.1 9.4 1 23 23.0 0 23 0.1 2.9 248 0 0
Joe Laws 27 HB 10 7 60 253 0 0 4.2 25.3 6.0 6 55 9.2 1 17 0.6 5.5 308 1 0
Ed Jankowski 25 fb 11 3 44 124 2 0 2.8 11.3 4.0 124 2 0
Andy Uram 23 rb 11 2 28 145 2 70 5.2 13.2 2.5 4 46 11.5 0 0 0.4 4.2 191 2 0
Paul Miller 25 10 0 20 48 0 0 2.4 4.8 2.0 4 36 9.0 0 12 0.4 3.6 84 0 0
John Howell 23 6 0 7 7 0 0 1.0 1.2 1.2 7 0 0
Arnie Herber 28 tb 8 4 6 -1 0 0 -0.2 -0.1 0.8 5 84 16.8 2 20 0.6 10.5 83 2 0
Dick Weisgerber 25 b 4 1 6 13 0 0 2.2 3.3 1.5 13 0 0
Herm Schneidman 26 BB 10 9 4 8 0 0 2.0 0.8 0.4 8 0 0
Don Hutson+ 25 LE 10 7 3 -1 0 0 -0.3 -0.1 0.3 32 548 17.1 9 54 3.2 54.8 547 9 0
Hank Bruder 31 b 8 1 2 6 0 0 3.0 0.8 0.3 2 14 7.0 0 0 0.3 1.8 20 0 0
Milt Gantenbein 28 RE 11 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 164 13.7 1 29 1.1 14.9 164 1 0
Wayland Becker 28 KR/P/PR 11 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 166 23.7 0 49 0.6 15.1 166 0 0
Carl Mulleneaux 24 e 9 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 97 24.3 2 36 0.4 10.8 97 2 0
Bernie Scherer 25 e 9 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 31 15.5 1 16 0.2 3.4 31 1 0
Team Total 26.3 11 454 1571 9 70 3.5 142.8 41.3 91 1466 16.1 20 54 8.3 133.3 3037 29 0
Opp Total 11 372 1206 8 3.2 109.6 33.8 92 1343 14.6 5 8.4 122.1 2549 13 0

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
Clarke Hinkle*+ 29 FB/K 11 8 9 3 33.3%% 7 7 100.0%%
Tiny Engebretsen 28 t 10 4 4 2 50.0%% 9 9 100.0%%
Bob Monnett 28 TB 8 5 8 7 87.5%%
Don Hutson+ 25 LE 10 7 3 3 100.0%%
Ed Jankowski 25 fb 11 3 3 2 66.7%%
Arnie Herber 28 tb 8 4 1 0.0%%
Team Total 26.3 11 14 5 35.7%% 30 28 93.3%%
Opp Total 11 4 15 12 80.0%%

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*+ 29 FB/K 11 8 3 4 7 7 3 58
Don Hutson+ 25 LE 10 7 9 9 3 57
Tiny Engebretsen 28 t 10 4 9 2 15
Ed Jankowski 25 fb 11 3 2 2 2 14
Arnie Herber 28 tb 8 4 2 2 12
Cecil Isbell* 23 tb 11 4 2 2 12
Joe Laws 27 HB 10 7 1 1 2 12
Carl Mulleneaux 24 e 9 2 2 2 12
Andy Uram 23 rb 11 2 2 2 12
Bob Monnett 28 TB 8 5 7 7
Milt Gantenbein 28 RE 11 7 1 1 6
Bernie Scherer 25 e 9 2 1 1 6
Team Total 26.3 11 9 20 1 30 28 5 223
Opp Total 11 8 5 12 4 2 118

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1938-09-11 RAM W, 26-17 2 7 pass Don Hutson 7 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Ed Jankowski kick)
2 1938-09-11 RAM W, 26-17 2 53 pass Don Hutson 53 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Ed Jankowski kick)
3 1938-09-11 RAM W, 26-17 4 18 pass Don Hutson 18 yard pass from Arnie Herber
4 1938-09-25 CRD W, 28-7 2 8 pass Milt Gantenbein 8 yard pass from Bob Monnett (Clarke Hinkle kick)
5 1938-09-25 CRD W, 28-7 2 3 rush Clarke Hinkle 3 yard rush (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
6 1938-09-25 CRD W, 28-7 3 15 pass Arnie Herber 15 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
7 1938-09-25 CRD W, 28-7 3 2 rush Ed Jankowski 2 yard rush (Clarke Hinkle kick)
8 1938-09-28 @ CRD W, 24-22 2 pass Arnie Herber unknown yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
9 1938-09-28 @ CRD W, 24-22 2 2 pass Clarke Hinkle 2 yard pass from Bob Monnett (Clarke Hinkle kick)
10 1938-09-28 @ CRD W, 24-22 3 15 pass Don Hutson 15 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
11 1938-10-09 DET L, 7-17 4 12 pass Carl Mulleneaux 12 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
12 1938-10-16 BKN W, 35-7 1 11 pass Joe Laws 11 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
13 1938-10-16 BKN W, 35-7 1 1 rush Clarke Hinkle 1 yard rush (Clarke Hinkle kick)
14 1938-10-16 BKN W, 35-7 2 18 rush Andy Uram 18 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
15 1938-10-16 BKN W, 35-7 3 33 pass Don Hutson 33 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Clarke Hinkle kick)
16 1938-10-16 BKN W, 35-7 3 15 pass Bernie Scherer 15 yard pass from Bob Monnett (Clarke Hinkle kick)
17 1938-10-23 PIT W, 20-0 1 38 rush Cecil Isbell 38 yard rush (Clarke Hinkle kick)
18 1938-10-23 PIT W, 20-0 3 38 interception Joe Laws 38 yard interception return
19 1938-10-23 PIT W, 20-0 4 19 pass Carl Mulleneaux 19 yard pass from Bob Monnett (Bob Monnett kick)
20 1938-10-30 @ RAM W, 28-7 1 15 pass Clarke Hinkle 15 yard pass from Bob Monnett (Bob Monnett kick)
21 1938-10-30 @ RAM W, 28-7 2 53 pass Don Hutson 53 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Bob Monnett kick)
22 1938-10-30 @ RAM W, 28-7 2 31 pass Don Hutson 31 yard pass from Bob Monnett (Bob Monnett kick)
23 1938-10-30 @ RAM W, 28-7 3 50 pass Don Hutson 50 yard pass from Bob Monnett (Bob Monnett kick)
24 1938-11-06 @ CHI W, 24-17 1 15 pass Clarke Hinkle 15 yard pass from Bob Monnett (Bob Monnett kick)
25 1938-11-06 @ CHI W, 24-17 1 20 pass Don Hutson 20 yard pass from Bob Monnett (Bob Monnett kick)
26 1938-11-06 @ CHI W, 24-17 2 1 rush Ed Jankowski 1 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
27 1938-11-13 @ DET W, 28-7 2 14 pass Clarke Hinkle 14 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Clarke Hinkle kick)
28 1938-11-13 @ DET W, 28-7 2 5 rush Clarke Hinkle 5 yard rush (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
29 1938-11-13 @ DET W, 28-7 3 23 rush Cecil Isbell 23 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
30 1938-11-13 @ DET W, 28-7 4 70 rush Andy Uram 70 yard rush (Tiny Engebretsen kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1938-09-11 RAM L, 17-26 2 53 pass Ed Goddard 53 yard pass from Bob Snyder (Ed Goddard kick)
2 1938-09-11 RAM L, 17-26 4 5 pass Nels Peterson 5 yard pass from Bob Snyder (Bob Snyder kick)
3 1938-09-25 CRD L, 7-28 3 rush Jimmy Lawrence unknown yard rush (Bill Smith kick)
4 1938-09-28 @ CRD L, 22-24 2 1 rush Buddy Parker 1 yard rush
5 1938-09-28 @ CRD L, 22-24 3 rush Jimmy Lawrence unknown yard rush (Bill Smith kick)
6 1938-09-28 @ CRD L, 22-24 4 26 pass Pete Tyler 26 yard pass from Jack Robbins
7 1938-10-09 DET W, 17-7 3 2 rush Bill Shepherd 2 yard rush (Bill Shepherd kick)
8 1938-10-09 DET W, 17-7 4 26 rush Lloyd Cardwell 26 yard rush (Monk Moscrip kick)
9 1938-10-16 BKN L, 7-35 2 11 pass Jeff Barrett 11 yard pass from Ace Parker (Ace Parker kick)
10 1938-10-30 @ RAM L, 7-28 2 15 lateral Julie Alfonse 15 yard lateral return (Bob Snyder kick)
11 1938-11-06 @ CHI L, 17-24 1 7 rush Jack Manders 7 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
12 1938-11-06 @ CHI L, 17-24 2 8 pass Bill Karr 8 yard pass from Bob Swisher (Jack Manders kick)
13 1938-11-13 @ DET L, 7-28 3 2 rush Bill Shepherd 2 yard rush (Bill Shepherd kick)
14 1938-11-20 @ NYG W, 15-3 3 75 rush Tuffy Leemans 75 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
15 1938-11-20 @ NYG W, 15-3 4 50 interception Mel Hein 50 yard interception return