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1940 Green Bay Packers

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6-4-1, Finished 2nd in NFL West Division  · 1940 NFL Season Summary

Scored 238 points (21.6/g), 2nd of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 155 points (14.1/g), 6th.
 Differential of 83 points (7.5/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 8.1-2.9.

Coach: Curly Lambeau (6-4-1)

 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
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 238 3400 746 4.6 26 0 154 118 283 1796 18 26 6.3 463 1604 10 3.5 154
Team Defense 155 2532 639 4.0 47 7 98 252 1492 9 40 5.9 387 1040 9 2.7
Lg Rank Offense 2 1 7 1 1 2 3 1 7 5 2 2 6 4
Lg Rank Defense 6 3 2 10 1 7 8 4 1 4 4 3 5 2

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 15 boxscore W 1-0 Philadelphia Eagles 27 20 9 266 118 148 1 11 218 225 -7 4
2 Sun September 22 boxscore L 1-1 Chicago Bears 10 41 15 341 192 149 9 6 288 191 97 3
3 Sun September 29 boxscore W 2-1 Chicago Cardinals 31 6 13 332 177 155 3 14 224 87 137 6
4 Sun October 13 boxscore W 3-1 Cleveland Rams 31 14 18 413 327 86 5 16 342 265 77 5
5 Sun October 20 boxscore L 3-2 Detroit Lions 14 23 12 301 221 80 9 13 277 168 109 4
6 Sun October 27 boxscore W 4-2 Pittsburgh Steelers 24 3 13 296 120 176 3 9 95 34 61 5
7 Sun November 3 boxscore L 4-3 @ Chicago Bears 7 14 11 208 156 52 5 13 246 59 187 4
9 Sun November 10 boxscore W 5-3 @ Chicago Cardinals 28 7 16 388 114 274 1 12 189 97 92 5
9 Sun November 17 boxscore L 5-4 @ New York Giants 3 7 16 227 95 132 4 5 120 25 95 1
11 Sun November 24 boxscore W 6-4 @ Detroit Lions 50 7 11 314 112 202 11 253 157 96 7
11 Sun December 1 boxscore T 6-4-1 @ Cleveland Rams 13 13 18 364 156 208 3 10 228 148 80 4

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. 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 Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
Cecil Isbell 25 TB 10 5 68 150 45.3 1037 8 5.3 12 8.0 47 6.9 4.4 15.3 103.7 53.1 0 0
Arnie Herber 30 tb 10 4 38 89 42.7 560 6 6.7 7 7.9 55 6.3 4.1 14.7 56.0 53.6 0 0
Hal Van Every 22 tb 9 2 12 41 29.3 199 4 9.8 6 14.6 0 4.9 0.2 16.6 22.1 40.2 0 0
Lou Brock 23 HB 11 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Frank Balazs 22 fb 7 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Team Total 25.9 11 118 283 41.7 1796 18 6.4 26 9.2 55 6.3 3.5 15.2 163.3 46.2 0 0
Opp Total 11 98 252 38.9 1492 9 3.6 40 15.9 5.9 -0.51 15.2 135.6 31.5 0 0 5.9 -0.5 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Rushing Receiving
No. 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* 31 FB/K/P 10 8 109 383 2 31 3.5 38.3 10.9 4 28 7.0 1 12 0.4 2.8 411 3 0
Cecil Isbell 25 TB 10 5 97 270 4 0 2.8 27.0 9.7 270 4 0
Andy Uram 25 rb 11 4 71 270 1 0 3.8 24.5 6.5 10 188 18.8 2 44 0.9 17.1 458 3 0
Ed Jankowski 27 fb 7 1 48 211 2 0 4.4 30.1 6.9 211 2 0
Hal Van Every 22 tb 9 2 38 154 0 0 4.1 17.1 4.2 4 41 10.3 0 23 0.4 4.6 195 0 0
Larry Buhler 23 b 7 2 36 118 0 0 3.3 16.9 5.1 118 0 0
Frank Balazs 22 fb 7 1 25 107 1 0 4.3 15.3 3.6 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 1.0 114 1 0
Lou Brock 23 HB 11 4 18 60 0 0 3.3 5.5 1.6 5 97 19.4 0 33 0.5 8.8 157 0 0
Joe Laws 29 hb 3 2 7 21 0 0 3.0 7.0 2.3 5 60 12.0 1 24 1.7 20.0 81 1 0
Arnie Herber 30 tb 10 4 6 -23 0 0 -3.8 -2.3 0.6 -23 0 0
Beattie Feathers 31 1 0 4 19 0 0 4.8 19.0 4.0 19 0 0
Larry Craig 24 BB 11 5 3 9 0 0 3.0 0.8 0.3 6 67 11.2 0 24 0.5 6.1 76 0 0
Bob Adkins 23 bb/KR/PR 10 5 1 5 0 5 5.0 0.5 0.1 4 73 18.3 1 55 0.4 7.3 78 1 0
Don Hutson*+ 27 LE 11 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 45 664 14.8 7 36 4.1 60.4 664 7 0
Carl Mulleneaux* 26 e 10 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 16 288 18.0 6 47 1.6 28.8 288 6 0
Ray Riddick 23 RE 10 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 148 13.5 0 0 1.1 14.8 148 0 0
Dick Evans 23 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 40 20.0 0 30 0.3 5.7 40 0 0
Harry Jacunski 25 le 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 29 14.5 0 17 0.2 2.9 29 0 0
Connie Mack Berry 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 17 17.0 0 17 1.0 17.0 17 0 0
Milt Gantenbein 30 e 5 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.2 2.4 12 0 0
Dick Weisgerber 27 b 10 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 37 37.0 0 37 0.1 3.7 37 0 0
Team Total 25.9 11 463 1604 10 31 3.5 145.8 42.1 118 1796 15.2 18 55 10.7 163.3 3400 28 0
Opp Total 11 387 1040 9 2.7 94.5 35.2 98 1492 15.2 9 8.9 135.6 2532 18 0

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. 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* 31 FB/K/P 10 8 14 9 64.3% 3 3 100.0% 22 819 59 0 37.2
Hal Van Every 22 tb 9 2 17 620 50 0 36.5
Don Hutson*+ 27 LE 11 6 16 15 93.8%
Tiny Engebretsen 30 t 8 2 5 1 20.0% 8 8 100.0%
Arnie Herber 30 tb 10 4 13 504 55 0 38.8
Bob Adkins 23 bb/KR/PR 10 5 1 0.0% 2 1 50.0%
Lou Brock 23 HB 11 4 3 125 52 0 41.7
Cecil Isbell 25 TB 10 5 2 63 37 0 31.5
Andy Uram 25 rb 11 4 1 1 100.0%
Team Total 25.9 11 20 10 50.0% 30 28 93.3% 57 2131 59 0 37.4
Opp Total 11 2 22 17 77.3%

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Don Hutson*+ 27 LE 11 6 6 24 0 0 0
Lou Brock 23 HB 11 4 5 116 0 74 0
Dick Weisgerber 27 b 10 1 4 51 0 24 0
Charley Brock* 24 C 11 4 3 7 0 6 0
Andy Uram 25 rb 11 4 3 27 0 15 0
Hal Van Every 22 tb 9 2 3 30 0 0 0
Bob Adkins 23 bb/KR/PR 10 5 2 35 1 35 0
Larry Buhler 23 b 7 2 2 58 0 32 0
Arnie Herber 30 tb 10 4 2 0 0 0 0
Clarke Hinkle* 31 FB/K/P 10 8 2 11 0 8 0
Cecil Isbell 25 TB 10 5 2 14 0 14 0
Frank Balazs 22 fb 7 1 1 11 0 11 0
Larry Craig 24 BB 11 5 1 0 0 0 0
Buckets Goldenberg 30 RG 11 8 1 5 0 5 0
Tom Greenfield 23 c 9 3 1 5 0 5 0
Bill Lee 29 RT 11 8 1 14 0 14 0
George Svendsen 27 c 10 4 1 6 0 6 0
Team Total 25.9 11 40 414 1 74 0
Opp Total 11 0 -7

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Don Hutson*+ 27 LE 11 6 7 7 15 57
Clarke Hinkle* 31 FB/K/P 10 8 2 1 3 3 9 48
Carl Mulleneaux* 26 e 10 3 6 1 7 42
Cecil Isbell 25 TB 10 5 4 4 24
Andy Uram 25 rb 11 4 1 2 3 1 19
Bob Adkins 23 bb/KR/PR 10 5 1 1 2 1 13
Ed Jankowski 27 fb 7 1 2 2 12
Tiny Engebretsen 30 t 8 2 8 1 11
Frank Balazs 22 fb 7 1 1 1 6
Joe Laws 29 hb 3 2 1 1 6
Team Total 25.9 11 10 18 1 1 30 28 10 238
Opp Total 11 9 9 2 17 2 155