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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)

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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
HB Lou Brock 23 Rook 4 18 rushes for 60 yards, 0 td, & 5 catches for 97 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1940
TB Cecil Isbell 25 2 5 97 rushes for 270 yards, 4 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1938
FB Clarke Hinkle* 31 8 8 109 rushes for 383 yards, 2 td, & 4 catches for 28 yards and 1 td
BB Larry Craig 24 1 5 3 rushes for 9 yards, 0 td, & 6 catches for 67 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 6th / 49th pick / 1939
LE Don Hutson*+ 27 5 6 45 catches for 664 yards, 7 td
LT Baby Ray 26 2 8
LG Russ Letlow 27 4 7 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1936
C Charley Brock* 24 1 4 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1939
RG Buckets Goldenberg 30 7 8
RT Bill Lee 29 5 8
RE Ray Riddick 23 Rook 7 11 catches for 148 yards, 0 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Clarke Hinkle* 31 8 8 9 of 14 field goals & 3 of 3 extra points
P Clarke Hinkle* 31 8 8 22 punts for a 37.2 average, 0 blocked
PR Bob Adkins 23 Rook 5
KR Bob Adkins 23 Rook 5

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Bob Adkins 23 bb 10 5 213 6-1 Marshall 2/17/1917 Rook
Frank Balazs 22 fb 7 1 212 6-2 Iowa 1/23/1918 1 Green Bay Packers / 18th / 169th pick / 1939
Connie Mack Berry 25 1 0 215 6-3 North Carolina St. 4/19/1915 1
Charley Brock* 24 C 11 4 207 6-2 Nebraska 3/15/1916 1 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1939
Lou Brock 23 HB 11 4 195 6-0 Purdue 12/9/1917 Rook Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1940
Larry Buhler 23 b 7 2 210 6-2 Minnesota 5/28/1917 1 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1939
Larry Craig 24 BB 11 5 211 6-1 South Carolina 6/27/1916 1 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 49th pick / 1939
Leo Disend 25 t 5 2 224 6-2 Albright 11/7/1915 2
Tiny Engebretsen 30 t 8 2 238 6-1 Northwestern 7/27/1910 8
Dick Evans 23 7 0 205 6-3 Iowa 5/31/1917 Rook
Beattie Feathers 31 1 0 185 5-10 Tennessee 8/20/1909 6
Milt Gantenbein 30 e 5 1 193 6-0 Wisconsin 5/10/1910 9
Buckets Goldenberg 30 RG 11 8 215 5-10 Wisconsin 3/10/1910 7
Tom Greenfield 23 c 9 3 213 6-4 Arizona 11/10/1917 1 Green Bay Packers / 15th / 139th pick / 1939
Arnie Herber 30 tb 10 4 203 5-11 Wisconsin,Regis 4/2/1910 10
Clarke Hinkle* 31 FB 10 8 202 5-11 Bucknell 4/10/1909 8
Don Hutson*+ 27 LE 11 6 183 6-1 Alabama 1/31/1913 5
Cecil Isbell 25 TB 10 5 190 6-1 Purdue 7/11/1915 2 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1938
Harry Jacunski 25 le 10 5 200 6-2 Fordham 10/20/1915 1
Ed Jankowski 27 fb 7 1 201 5-9 Wisconsin 6/23/1913 3 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1937
Smiley Johnson 24 g 11 1 198 5-9 Georgia 9/22/1916 Rook
Paul Kell 25 t 11 2 217 6-2 Notre Dame 7/8/1915 1 Green Bay Packers / 8th / 69th pick / 1939
Joe Laws 29 hb 3 2 186 5-9 Iowa 6/16/1911 6
Bill Lee 29 RT 11 8 231 6-2 Alabama 8/9/1911 5
Russ Letlow 27 LG 11 7 214 6-0 San Francisco 10/5/1913 4 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1936
Lou Midler 25 g 7 1 223 6-1 Minnesota 7/21/1915 1 Pittsburgh Pirates / 5th / 34th pick / 1938
Carl Mulleneaux* 26 e 10 3 209 6-3 Utah St. 9/16/1914 2
Baby Ray 26 LT 11 8 249 6-6 Vanderbilt 9/30/1914 2
Ray Riddick 23 RE 10 7 211 6-1 Fordham 10/17/1917 Rook
Charlie Schultz 25 2 0 230 6-3 Minnesota 10/8/1915 1 Green Bay Packers / 20th / 189th pick / 1939
George Seeman 24 1 0 195 6-1 Nebraska 4/3/1916 Rook Green Bay Packers / 8th / 69th pick / 1940
Champ Seibold 29 t 10 1 240 6-4 Ripon,Wisconsin 12/5/1911 6
Fred Shirey 24 3 0 223 6-2 Washington & Jefferson,Nebraska 1/12/1916 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 32nd pick / 1938
George Svendsen 27 c 10 4 230 6-4 Oregon St.,Minnesota 3/22/1913 5
Pete Tinsley 27 g 7 2 205 5-8 Georgia 3/16/1913 2 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 97th pick / 1938
Andy Uram 25 rb 11 4 188 5-10 Minnesota 3/21/1915 2 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 47th pick / 1938
Hal Van Every 22 tb 9 2 195 6-0 Minnesota 2/10/1918 Rook Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1940
Dick Weisgerber 27 b 10 1 205 5-10 Willamette 2/19/1913 2
Bobby Wood 24 2 0 230 6-2 Alabama 1/14/1916 Rook Cleveland Rams / 4th / 30th pick / 1940
Gust Zarnas 27 g 9 2 220 5-10 Ohio St. 12/16/1913 2 Chicago Bears / 5th / 40th pick / 1938
Team Total 25.9 11 210.4 6-0.8 2.7