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1944 Green Bay Packers

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8-2-0, Finished 1st in NFL West Division  · 1944 NFL Season Summary

Scored 238 points (23.8/g), 3rd of 11 in the NFL. Allowed 141 points (14.1/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 97 points (9.7/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 7.8-2.2.

Coach: Curly Lambeau (8-2-0)

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 238 2988 648 4.6 31 7 14 147 105 253 1471 15 24 5.8 63 395 1517 16 3.8 70
Team Defense 141 2359 584 4.0 41 12 9 114 89 227 1229 10 29 5.4 49 357 1130 9 3.2 56
Lg Rank Offense 3 2 4 1 1 3 4 4 6 7 4 4 2 2
Lg Rank Defense 3 4 4 3 5 7 5 4 3 3 3 4 4 4

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 Brooklyn Tigers 14 7 15 218 102 116 3 16 258 120 138 3
2 Sun September 24 boxscore W 2-0 Chicago Bears 42 28 16 364 150 214 4 15 273 194 79 8
3 Sun October 1 boxscore W 3-0 Detroit Lions 27 6 17 329 144 185 2 10 161 77 84 2
4 Sun October 8 boxscore W 4-0 Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers 34 7 15 388 241 147 3 8 187 126 61 6
5 Sun October 22 boxscore W 5-0 Cleveland Rams 30 21 24 452 158 294 4 14 337 125 212 1
5 Sun October 29 boxscore W 6-0 @ Detroit Lions 14 0 11 227 112 115 3 10 196 93 103 5
6 Sun November 5 boxscore L 6-1 @ Chicago Bears 0 21 8 146 97 49 5 13 320 182 138 5
7 Sun November 12 boxscore W 7-1 @ Cleveland Rams 42 7 10 310 133 177 3 10 231 133 98 9
7 Sun November 19 boxscore L 7-2 @ New York Giants 0 24 18 283 152 131 5 9 257 36 221 2
9 Sun November 26 boxscore W 8-2 @ Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers 35 20 11 277 190 87 1 5 157 138 19 4
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 17 boxscore W 9-2 @ New York Giants 14 7 11 237 74 163 3 10 199 114 85 4

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
Irv Comp 25 TB 10 8 80 177 45.2% 1159 12 6.8 21 11.9 55 6.5 2.6 14.5 115.9 50.0
Lou Brock 27 HB/P 5 5 5 21 23.8% 94 2 9.5 0 0.0 48 4.5 6.4 18.8 18.8 77.5
Tony Canadeo 25 3 0 9 20 45.0% 89 0 0.0 0 0.0 17 4.5 4.5 9.9 29.7 58.1 0 0
Roy McKay 24 tb 3 1 6 14 42.9% 72 1 7.1 2 14.3 26 5.1 0.1 12.0 24.0 43.5 0 0
Paul Duhart 24 b 8 2 4 13 30.8% 42 0 0.0 0 0.0 12 3.2 3.2 10.5 5.3 41.2
Joe Laws 33 PR 10 4 1 4 25.0% 15 0 0.0 1 25.0 15 3.8 -7.5 15.0 1.5 3.1
Don Hutson+ 31 K/LE 10 7 0 3 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Dick Bilda 25 3 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 27.9 10 105 253 41.5% 1471 15 5.9 24 9.5 55 5.8 2.7 14.0 147.1 41.1 0 0
Opp Total 10 89 227 39.2% 1229 10 4.4 29 12.8 5.4 0.55 13.8 122.9 32.4 0 0 5.4 0.5 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
Ted Fritsch 24 FB/KR 9 7 94 322 4 18 3.4 35.8 10.4 3 5 1.7 0 13 0.3 0.6 327 4 0
Don Perkins 27 b 10 2 58 207 0 26 3.6 20.7 5.8 1 1 1.0 0 1 0.1 0.1 208 0 0
Irv Comp 25 TB 10 8 52 134 2 28 2.6 13.4 5.2 2 16 8.0 1 11 0.2 1.6 150 3 0
Paul Duhart 24 b 8 2 51 183 2 16 3.6 22.9 6.4 9 176 19.6 2 32 1.1 22.0 359 4 0
Joe Laws 33 PR 10 4 45 200 3 20 4.4 20.0 4.5 7 61 8.7 1 29 0.7 6.1 261 4 0
Lou Brock 27 HB/P 5 5 36 200 3 42 5.6 40.0 7.2 4 74 18.5 2 52 0.8 14.8 274 5 0
Tony Canadeo 25 3 0 31 149 0 34 4.8 49.7 10.3 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.3 4.0 161 0 0
Don Hutson+ 31 K/LE 10 7 12 87 0 27 7.3 8.7 1.2 58 866 14.9 9 55 5.8 86.6 953 9 0
Ben Starret 27 bb 7 3 10 21 2 8 2.1 3.0 1.4 1 6 6.0 0 6 0.1 0.9 27 2 0
Roy McKay 24 tb 3 1 5 12 0 11 2.4 4.0 1.7 12 0 0
Alex Urban 27 de 3 1 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.7 0.3 1 10 10.0 0 10 0.3 3.3 12 0 0
Harry Jacunski 29 RE 9 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 151 16.8 0 48 1.0 16.8 151 0 0
Ray Wehba 28 e 10 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 67 11.2 0 17 0.6 6.7 67 0 0
Larry Craig 28 BB 10 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 17 8.5 0 9 0.2 1.7 17 0 0
Joel Mason 32 e 10 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 0.9 9 0 0
Team Total 27.9 10 395 1517 16 42 3.8 151.7 39.5 105 1471 14.0 15 55 10.5 147.1 2988 31 0
Opp Total 10 357 1130 9 3.2 113.0 35.7 89 1229 13.8 10 8.9 122.9 2359 19 25

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Joe Laws 33 PR 10 4 15 118 0 23 7.9 8 132 0 25 16.5 511
Ted Fritsch 24 FB/KR 9 7 11 288 0 44 26.2 615
Lou Brock 27 HB/P 5 5 4 36 0 22 9.0 2 41 0 21 20.5 351
Irv Comp 25 TB 10 8 2 32 0 18 16.0 2 35 0 18 17.5 217
Paul Duhart 24 b 8 2 3 32 0 18 10.7 1 18 0 18 18.0 409
Tony Canadeo 25 3 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 1 12 0 12 12.0 177
Roy McKay 24 tb 3 1 2 19 0 17 9.5 31
Don Perkins 27 b 10 2 2 34 0 18 17.0 242
Larry Craig 28 BB 10 8 1 17 0 17 17.0 34
Ben Starret 27 bb 7 3 1 13 0 13 13.0 40
Alex Urban 27 de 3 1 1 20 0 20 20.0 32
Team Total 27.9 10 27 241 0 23 8.9 30 610 0 44 20.3 3839
Opp Total 10 18 1341 0 74.5 34 804 0 23.6

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
Don Hutson+ 31 K/LE 10 7 3 0.0%% 33 31 93.9%%
Lou Brock 27 HB/P 5 5 14 491 35 0 35.1
Tony Canadeo 25 3 0 13 479 46 0 36.8
Ted Fritsch 24 FB/KR 9 7 10 408 54 0 40.8
Roy McKay 24 tb 3 1 8 297 55 0 37.1
Glen Sorenson 24 LG 10 6 1 0.0%% 1 1 100.0%%
Ben Starret 27 bb 7 3 2 66 43 0 33.0
Don Perkins 27 b 10 2 1 31 31 0 31.0
Team Total 27.9 10 4 0.0%% 34 32 94.1%% 48 1772 55 0 36.9
Opp Total 10 2 1 50.0%% 20 18 90.0%% 57 815 14.3

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Irv Comp 25 TB 10 8 6 54 0 43 0
Ted Fritsch 24 FB/KR 9 7 6 115 1 50 0
Paul Duhart 24 b 8 2 4 23 0 14 0
Don Hutson+ 31 K/LE 10 7 4 50 0 43 0
Joe Laws 33 PR 10 4 3 36 0 16 0
Don Perkins 27 b 10 2 2 123 2 83 0
Dick Bilda 25 3 0 1 25 0 25 0
Charley Brock 28 C 10 6 1 1 0 1 0
Larry Craig 28 BB 10 8 1 20 0 20 0
Ray Wehba 28 e 10 1 1 7 0 7 0
Team Total 27.9 10 29 454 3 83 0
Opp Total 10 25 13

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+ 31 K/LE 10 7 9 9 31 85
Lou Brock 27 HB/P 5 5 3 2 5 30
Ted Fritsch 24 FB/KR 9 7 4 1 5 30
Paul Duhart 24 b 8 2 2 2 4 24
Joe Laws 33 PR 10 4 3 1 4 24
Irv Comp 25 TB 10 8 2 1 3 18
Don Perkins 27 b 10 2 2 2 12
Ben Starret 27 bb 7 3 2 2 12
Glen Sorenson 24 LG 10 6 1 1
Team Total 27.9 10 16 15 3 34 32 1 236
Opp Total 10 9 10 1 18 1 141

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1944-09-17 BKN W, 14-7 1 24 pass Don Hutson 24 yard pass from Irv Comp (Don Hutson kick)
2 1944-09-17 BKN W, 14-7 3 17 rush Lou Brock 17 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
3 1944-09-24 CHI W, 42-28 1 52 pass Lou Brock 52 yard pass from Irv Comp (Don Hutson kick)
4 1944-09-24 CHI W, 42-28 1 9 rush Irv Comp 9 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
5 1944-09-24 CHI W, 42-28 2 1 rush Ted Fritsch 1 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
6 1944-09-24 CHI W, 42-28 2 26 pass Don Hutson 26 yard pass from Irv Comp (Don Hutson kick)
7 1944-09-24 CHI W, 42-28 4 42 rush Lou Brock 42 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
8 1944-09-24 CHI W, 42-28 4 50 interception Ted Fritsch 50 yard interception return (Don Hutson kick)
9 1944-10-01 DET W, 27-6 2 16 pass Paul Duhart 16 yard pass from Lou Brock (Don Hutson kick)
10 1944-10-01 DET W, 27-6 3 11 rush Ted Fritsch 11 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
11 1944-10-01 DET W, 27-6 3 3 pass Don Hutson 3 yard pass from Irv Comp
12 1944-10-01 DET W, 27-6 4 11 pass Irv Comp 11 yard pass from Lou Brock (Don Hutson kick)
13 1944-10-08 CRD W, 34-7 1 55 pass Don Hutson 55 yard pass from Irv Comp (Glen Sorenson kick)
14 1944-10-08 CRD W, 34-7 2 2 rush Ben Starret 2 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
15 1944-10-08 CRD W, 34-7 2 7 pass Don Hutson 7 yard pass from Irv Comp (Don Hutson kick)
16 1944-10-08 CRD W, 34-7 4 30 rush Lou Brock 30 yard rush
17 1944-10-08 CRD W, 34-7 4 83 interception Don Perkins 83 yard interception return (Don Hutson kick)
18 1944-10-22 RAM W, 30-21 1 1 rush Ben Starret 1 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
19 1944-10-22 RAM W, 30-21 2 9 rush Joe Laws 9 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
20 1944-10-22 RAM W, 30-21 2 8 pass Lou Brock 8 yard pass from Irv Comp (Don Hutson kick)
21 1944-10-22 RAM W, 30-21 3 2 rush Ted Fritsch 2 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
22 1944-10-29 @ DET W, 14-0 1 1 rush Ted Fritsch 1 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
23 1944-10-29 @ DET W, 14-0 2 29 pass Joe Laws 29 yard pass from Irv Comp (Don Hutson kick)
24 1944-11-12 @ RAM W, 42-7 1 33 pass Don Hutson 33 yard pass from Irv Comp (Don Hutson kick)
25 1944-11-12 @ RAM W, 42-7 2 14 rush Irv Comp 14 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
26 1944-11-12 @ RAM W, 42-7 2 2 rush Joe Laws 2 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
27 1944-11-12 @ RAM W, 42-7 3 4 rush Joe Laws 4 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
28 1944-11-12 @ RAM W, 42-7 4 15 pass Don Hutson 15 yard pass from Irv Comp (Don Hutson kick)
29 1944-11-12 @ RAM W, 42-7 4 26 pass Paul Duhart 26 yard pass from Roy McKay (Don Hutson kick)
30 1944-11-26 @ CRD W, 35-20 1 1 rush Paul Duhart 1 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
31 1944-11-26 @ CRD W, 35-20 2 11 rush Paul Duhart 11 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
32 1944-11-26 @ CRD W, 35-20 3 36 pass Don Hutson 36 yard pass from Irv Comp (Don Hutson kick)
33 1944-11-26 @ CRD W, 35-20 4 6 pass Don Hutson 6 yard pass from Irv Comp (Don Hutson kick)
34 1944-11-26 @ CRD W, 35-20 4 40 interception Don Perkins 40 yard interception return (Don Hutson kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1944-09-17 BKN L, 7-14 3 1 rush Pug Manders 1 yard rush (Bruiser Kinard kick)
2 1944-09-24 CHI L, 28-42 2 50 pass Ray McLean 50 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Pete Gudauskas kick)
3 1944-09-24 CHI L, 28-42 3 7 pass George Wilson 7 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Pete Gudauskas kick)
4 1944-09-24 CHI L, 28-42 4 3 pass George Wilson 3 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Pete Gudauskas kick)
5 1944-09-24 CHI L, 28-42 4 5 rush Bob Margarita 5 yard rush (Pete Gudauskas kick)
6 1944-10-01 DET L, 6-27 1 5 pass Bob Westfall 5 yard pass from Frankie Sinkwich
7 1944-10-08 CRD L, 7-34 4 33 pass Johnny Butler 33 yard pass from John Grigas (Marshall Robnett kick)
8 1944-10-22 RAM L, 21-30 1 75 rush Tom Colella 75 yard rush (Lou Zontini kick)
9 1944-10-22 RAM L, 21-30 2 25 rush Tom Colella 25 yard rush (Lou Zontini kick)
10 1944-10-22 RAM L, 21-30 4 23 pass Jim Benton 23 yard pass from Tom Colella (Lou Zontini kick)
11 1944-11-05 @ CHI W, 21-0 1 1 rush Sid Luckman 1 yard rush (Pete Gudauskas kick)
12 1944-11-05 @ CHI W, 21-0 3 31 pass Ray McLean 31 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Pete Gudauskas kick)
13 1944-11-05 @ CHI W, 21-0 3 24 pass George Wilson 24 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Pete Gudauskas kick)
14 1944-11-12 @ RAM L, 7-42 3 46 rush Albie Reisz 46 yard rush (Lou Zontini kick)
15 1944-11-19 @ NYG W, 24-0 1 34 interception Howie Livingston 34 yard interception return (Ken Strong kick)
16 1944-11-19 @ NYG W, 24-0 2 36 pass Frank Liebel 36 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Ken Strong kick)
17 1944-11-19 @ NYG W, 24-0 4 1 rush Bill Paschal 1 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
18 1944-11-26 @ CRD L, 20-35 1 1 rush Bob Thurbon 1 yard rush (Conway Baker kick)
19 1944-11-26 @ CRD L, 20-35 2 37 pass Bob Thurbon 37 yard pass from John Grigas
20 1944-11-26 @ CRD L, 20-35 4 72 pass Don Currivan 72 yard pass from John Grigas (Conway Baker kick)