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9-2-0, Finished 1st in NFL West Division  · 1939 NFL Season Summary

Scored 233 points (21.2/g), 3rd of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 153 points (13.9/g), 4th.
 Differential of 80 points (7.3/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 8.0-3.0.

Coach: Curly Lambeau (9-2-0)

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 233 3445 748 4.6 15 0 149 101 248 1871 14 15 7.5 500 1574 13 3.1 149
Team Defense 153 2767 572 4.8 35 9 106 239 1602 9 26 6.7 333 1165 12 3.5
Lg Rank Offense 3 3 2 1 1 3 2 3 2 3 1 3 3 6
Lg Rank Defense 4 6 5 9 1 8 9 3 2 7 1 3 7 8

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 17 boxscore W 1-0 Chicago Cardinals 14 10 12 268 174 94 1 11 182 85 97 5
2 Sun September 24 boxscore W 2-0 Chicago Bears 21 16 16 229 90 139 1 10 198 100 98 2
3 Sun October 1 boxscore L 2-1 Cleveland Rams 24 27 12 241 137 104 3 14 261 208 53 2
4 Sun October 8 boxscore W 3-1 Chicago Cardinals 27 20 12 440 201 239 2 12 298 262 36 2
5 Sun October 22 boxscore W 4-1 Detroit Lions 26 7 12 317 193 124 8 196 45 151 3
6 Sun October 29 boxscore W 5-1 Washington Redskins 24 14 17 262 93 169 2 11 311 191 120 8
8 Sun November 5 boxscore L 5-2 @ Chicago Bears 27 30 5 356 298 58 4 4 303 136 167 2
7 Sun November 12 boxscore W 6-2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 23 16 14 250 73 177 3 14 243 189 54 3
10 Sun November 19 boxscore W 7-2 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 28 0 12 320 252 68 2 13 252 83 169 4
10 Sun November 26 boxscore W 8-2 @ Cleveland Rams 7 6 15 329 117 212 3 13 202 151 51 2
11 Sun December 3 boxscore W 9-2 @ Detroit Lions 12 7 15 263 104 159 1 7 153 27 126 4
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 10 boxscore W 10-2 New York Giants 27 0 13 232 96 136 3 9 164 94 70 6

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* 29 TB 10 7 57 139 41.0% 1107 8 5.8 9 6.5 92 8.0 6.2 19.4 110.7 61.6
Cecil Isbell* 24 tb 11 5 43 103 41.7% 749 6 5.8 5 4.9 51 7.3 6.3 17.4 68.1 66.4
Jimmy Lawrence* 25 3 0 1 4 25.0% 15 0 0.0 1 25.0 15 3.8 -7.5 15.0 5.0 3.1 0 0
Joe Laws* 28 hb 10 3 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Andy Uram* 24 HB 10 5 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Team Total 25.1 11 101 248 40.7% 1871 14 5.6 15 6.0 92 7.5 6.0 18.5 170.1 61.1 0 0
Opp Total 11 106 239 44.4% 1602 9 3.8 26 10.9 6.7 2.56 15.1 145.6 39.9 0 0 6.7 2.6 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* 30 fb/P 11 5 135 381 5 29 2.8 34.6 12.3 4 70 17.5 0 25 0.4 6.4 451 5 0
Cecil Isbell* 24 tb 11 5 132 407 2 0 3.1 37.0 12.0 9 71 7.9 0 20 0.8 6.5 478 2 0
Ed Jankowski* 26 FB 10 6 75 278 2 0 3.7 27.8 7.5 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.5 283 2 0
Joe Laws* 28 hb 10 3 55 162 2 0 2.9 16.2 5.5 11 177 16.1 1 31 1.1 17.7 339 3 0
Andy Uram* 24 HB 10 5 52 272 1 97 5.2 27.2 5.2 7 93 13.3 2 21 0.7 9.3 365 3 0
Arnie Herber* 29 TB 10 7 18 -11 1 0 -0.6 -1.1 1.8 1 18 18.0 0 18 0.1 1.8 7 1 0
Frank Balazs* 21 KR/PR 5 0 11 41 0 0 3.7 8.2 2.2 1 11 11.0 0 11 0.2 2.2 52 0 0
Tuffy Thompson 25 hb 1 1 6 9 0 0 1.5 9.0 6.0 1 1 1.0 0 1 1.0 1.0 10 0 0
Don Hutson*+ 26 LE 11 8 5 26 0 0 5.2 2.4 0.5 34 846 24.9 6 92 3.1 76.9 872 6 0
Larry Buhler* 22 b 3 1 5 3 0 0 0.6 1.0 1.7 3 0 0
Jimmy Lawrence* 25 3 0 4 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1.3 1 21 21.0 0 21 0.3 7.0 21 0 0
Larry Craig* 23 BB 11 8 2 6 0 0 3.0 0.5 0.2 3 44 14.7 0 28 0.3 4.0 50 0 0
Carl Mulleneaux* 25 RE 11 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 218 18.2 1 48 1.1 19.8 218 1 0
Milt Gantenbein* 29 re 11 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 127 18.1 1 32 0.6 11.5 127 1 0
Harry Jacunski* 24 e 11 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 104 20.8 2 29 0.5 9.5 104 2 0
Hank Bruder* 32 b 10 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 65 16.3 1 22 0.4 6.5 65 1 0
Team Total 25.1 11 500 1574 13 97 3.1 143.1 45.5 101 1871 18.5 14 92 9.2 170.1 3445 27 0
Opp Total 11 333 1165 12 3.5 105.9 30.3 106 1602 15.1 9 9.6 145.6 2767 21 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* 30 fb/P 11 5 10 1 10.0%% 3 2 66.7%% 43 1751 65 0 40.7
Tiny Engebretsen* 29 K 11 4 8 4 50.0%% 19 18 94.7%%
Arnie Herber* 29 TB 10 7 24 957 74 2 39.9
Cecil Isbell* 24 tb 11 5 3 3 100.0%% 4 123 39 0 30.8
Ernie Smith* 30 t 6 2 4 3 75.0%%
Don Hutson*+ 26 LE 11 8 2 2 100.0%%
Frank Balazs* 21 KR/PR 5 0 1 35 33 0 35.0
Team Total 25.1 11 18 5 27.8%% 31 28 90.3%% 72 2866 74 2 39.8
Opp Total 11 4 21 15 71.4%%

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
Don Hutson*+ 26 LE 11 8 6 6 2 38
Clarke Hinkle* 30 fb/P 11 5 5 5 2 1 35
Tiny Engebretsen* 29 K 11 4 18 4 30
Joe Laws* 28 hb 10 3 2 1 1 4 24
Andy Uram* 24 HB 10 5 1 2 3 18
Cecil Isbell* 24 tb 11 5 2 2 3 15
Harry Jacunski* 24 e 11 2 2 2 12
Ed Jankowski* 26 FB 10 6 2 2 12
Charley Brock* 23 c 10 1 1 1 6
Hank Bruder* 32 b 10 2 1 1 6
Milt Gantenbein* 29 re 11 5 1 1 6
Tom Greenfield* 22 8 0 1 1 6
Arnie Herber* 29 TB 10 7 1 1 6
Carl Mulleneaux* 25 RE 11 6 1 1 6
Bud Svendsen* 24 C 11 10 1 1 6
Ernie Smith* 30 t 6 2 3 3
Team Total 25.1 11 13 14 1 2 1 31 28 5 2 233
Opp Total 11 12 9 15 4 153

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1939-09-17 CRD W, 14-10 2 26 pass Carl Mulleneaux 26 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
2 1939-09-17 CRD W, 14-10 2 2 rush Ed Jankowski 2 yard rush (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
3 1939-09-24 CHI W, 21-16 3 11 rush Cecil Isbell 11 yard rush (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
4 1939-09-24 CHI W, 21-16 3 1 rush Clarke Hinkle 1 yard rush (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
5 1939-09-24 CHI W, 21-16 3 fumble Tom Greenfield unknown yard fumble return (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
6 1939-10-01 RAM L, 24-27 2 1 rush Joe Laws 1 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
7 1939-10-01 RAM L, 24-27 3 6 rush Ed Jankowski 6 yard rush (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
8 1939-10-01 RAM L, 24-27 3 rush Arnie Herber unknown yard rush (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
9 1939-10-08 CRD W, 27-20 1 92 pass Don Hutson 92 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
10 1939-10-08 CRD W, 27-20 2 1 rush Clarke Hinkle 1 yard rush (Clarke Hinkle kick)
11 1939-10-08 CRD W, 27-20 3 97 rush Andy Uram 97 yard rush (Clarke Hinkle kick)
12 1939-10-08 CRD W, 27-20 4 pass Don Hutson unknown yard pass from Arnie Herber
13 1939-10-22 DET W, 26-7 2 pass Andy Uram unknown yard pass from Arnie Herber (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
14 1939-10-22 DET W, 26-7 2 60 pass Don Hutson 60 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
15 1939-10-22 DET W, 26-7 4 51 pass Don Hutson 51 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Don Hutson kick)
16 1939-10-29 WAS W, 24-14 1 2 rush Clarke Hinkle 2 yard rush (Ernie Smith kick)
17 1939-10-29 WAS W, 24-14 2 9 pass Hank Bruder 9 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Cecil Isbell kick)
18 1939-10-29 WAS W, 24-14 4 3 rush Joe Laws 3 yard rush (Cecil Isbell kick)
19 1939-11-05 @ CHI L, 27-30 1 72 punt Joe Laws 72 yard punt return (Ernie Smith kick)
20 1939-11-05 @ CHI L, 27-30 1 32 pass Milt Gantenbein 32 yard pass from Cecil Isbell
21 1939-11-05 @ CHI L, 27-30 2 29 pass Ed Jankowski 29 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
22 1939-11-05 @ CHI L, 27-30 4 20 pass Don Hutson 20 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
23 1939-11-12 @ PHI W, 23-16 1 21 pass Andy Uram 21 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
24 1939-11-12 @ PHI W, 23-16 2 42 interception Charley Brock 42 yard interception return
25 1939-11-12 @ PHI W, 23-16 3 9 rush Clarke Hinkle 9 yard rush (Ernie Smith kick)
26 1939-11-19 @ BKN W, 28-0 1 69 pass Don Hutson 69 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
27 1939-11-19 @ BKN W, 28-0 1 37 fumble Bud Svendsen 37 yard fumble return (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
28 1939-11-19 @ BKN W, 28-0 2 19 pass Harry Jacunski 19 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
29 1939-11-19 @ BKN W, 28-0 3 1 rush Cecil Isbell 1 yard rush (Cecil Isbell kick)
30 1939-11-26 @ RAM W, 7-6 4 18 pass Joe Laws 18 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
31 1939-12-03 @ DET W, 12-7 4 1 rush Clarke Hinkle 1 yard rush (Tiny Engebretsen kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1939-09-17 CRD L, 10-14 3 2 rush Sam Agee 2 yard rush (Bill Smith kick)
2 1939-09-24 CHI L, 16-21 2 16 rush Bill Osmanski 16 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
3 1939-09-24 CHI L, 16-21 2 7 rush Bernie Masterson 7 yard rush
4 1939-10-01 RAM W, 27-24 2 11 pass Jim Benton 11 yard pass from Parker Hall (Chet Adams kick)
5 1939-10-01 RAM W, 27-24 3 18 rush Parker Hall 18 yard rush (Chet Adams kick)
6 1939-10-01 RAM W, 27-24 4 5 rush Johnny Drake 5 yard rush (Chet Adams kick)
7 1939-10-01 RAM W, 27-24 4 5 rush Gaylon Smith 5 yard rush
8 1939-10-08 CRD L, 20-27 4 60 pass Bill Smith 60 yard pass from Frank Patrick (Bill Smith kick)
9 1939-10-08 CRD L, 20-27 4 25 pass Bill Smith 25 yard pass from Jack Robbins (Bill Smith kick)
10 1939-10-08 CRD L, 20-27 4 6 pass Marshall Goldberg 6 yard pass from Jack Robbins
11 1939-10-22 DET L, 7-26 1 58 rush Bill Shepherd 58 yard rush (Chuck Hanneman kick)
12 1939-10-29 WAS L, 14-24 2 7 rush Andy Farkas 7 yard rush (Bo Russell kick)
13 1939-10-29 WAS L, 14-24 4 59 pass Dick Todd 59 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Bo Russell kick)
14 1939-11-05 @ CHI W, 30-27 1 57 rush Bob Swisher 57 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
15 1939-11-05 @ CHI W, 30-27 2 19 pass Bill Osmanski 19 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Jack Manders kick)
16 1939-11-05 @ CHI W, 30-27 3 8 pass Dick Plasman 8 yard pass from Bernie Masterson
17 1939-11-05 @ CHI W, 30-27 4 3 rush Bill Osmanski 3 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
18 1939-11-12 @ PHI L, 16-23 3 22 pass Chuck Newton 22 yard pass from Davey O'Brien (Fran Murray kick)
19 1939-11-12 @ PHI L, 16-23 4 3 rush Joe Bukant 3 yard rush
20 1939-11-26 @ RAM L, 6-7 3 18 pass Jim Benton 18 yard pass from Parker Hall
21 1939-12-03 @ DET L, 7-12 2 15 rush Dwight Sloan 15 yard rush (Chuck Hanneman kick)