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1944 Green Bay Packers

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8-2-0, 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)

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


Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
HB Lou Brock 27 4 5 36 rushes for 200 yards, 3 td, & 4 catches for 74 yards and 2 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1940
TB Irv Comp 25 1 8 52 rushes for 134 yards, 2 td, & 2 catches for 16 yards and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1943
FB Ted Fritsch 24 2 7 94 rushes for 322 yards, 4 td, & 3 catches for 5 yards and 0 td
BB Larry Craig 28 5 8 0 rushes for 0 yards, 0 td, & 2 catches for 17 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 6th / 49th pick / 1939
LE Don Hutson+ 31 9 7 58 catches for 866 yards, 9 td, & 12 rushes for 87 yards and 0 td
LT Tiny Croft 24 2 7 Washington Redskins / 20th / 186th pick / 1942
LG Glen Sorenson 24 1 6
C Charley Brock 28 5 6 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1939
RG Pete Tinsley 31 6 7 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 97th pick / 1938
RT Paul Berezney 29 2 6
RE Harry Jacunski 29 5 9 9 catches for 151 yards, 0 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Don Hutson+ 31 9 7 0 of 3 field goals & 31 of 33 extra points
P Lou Brock 27 4 5 14 punts for a 35.1 average, 0 blocked Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1940
PR Joe Laws 33 10 4 15 punt returns for a 7.9 average and 0 td
KR Ted Fritsch 24 2 7 11 kick returns for a 26.2 average and 0 td

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Paul Berezney 29 RT 10 6 220 6-2 Fordham 9/25/1915 2
Dick Bilda 25 3 0 210 6-2 Marquette 5/17/1919 Rook
Charley Brock 28 C 10 6 207 6-2 Nebraska 3/15/1916 5 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1939
Lou Brock 27 HB 5 5 195 6-0 Purdue 12/9/1917 4 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1940
Mike Bucchianeri 27 g 8 1 212 5-10 Indiana 1/9/1917 3
Tony Canadeo 25 3 0 190 5-11 Gonzaga 5/5/1919 3 Green Bay Packers / 9th / 77th pick / 1941
Irv Comp 25 TB 10 8 204 6-2 Benedictine 5/17/1919 1 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1943
Larry Craig 28 BB 10 8 211 6-1 South Carolina 6/27/1916 5 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 49th pick / 1939
Tiny Croft 24 LT 10 7 287 6-3 Alabama,Ripon 11/7/1920 2 Washington Redskins / 20th / 186th pick / 1942
Paul Duhart 24 b 8 2 180 6-0 Florida 12/30/1920 Rook Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1945
Bob Flowers 27 c 8 4 210 6-1 Texas,Texas Tech 8/6/1917 2
Ted Fritsch 24 FB 9 7 210 5-10 Wisc-Stevens Point 10/31/1920 2
Buckets Goldenberg 34 g 9 2 215 5-10 Wisconsin 3/10/1910 11
Don Hutson+ 31 K 10 7 183 6-1 Alabama 1/31/1913 9
Harry Jacunski 29 RE 9 9 200 6-2 Fordham 10/20/1915 5
Bob Kahler 27 8 0 201 6-3 Nebraska 2/13/1917 2
Bob Kercher 25 2 0 196 6-2 Georgetown (DC) 1/14/1919 Rook
Bill Kuusisto 26 g 10 3 228 6-0 Wisconsin,Minnesota 4/26/1918 3 Green Bay Packers / 8th / 66th pick / 1941
Joe Laws 33 PR 10 4 186 5-9 Iowa 6/16/1911 10
Joel Mason 32 e 10 2 199 6-0 West. Michigan 3/12/1912 5
Roy McKay 24 tb 3 1 193 6-0 Texas 2/2/1920 Rook Green Bay Packers / 5th / 38th pick / 1943
Forrest McPherson 33 4 0 233 5-11 Nebraska 10/22/1911 9
Don Perkins 27 b 10 2 196 6-0 Wisc-Platteville 9/18/1917 Rook
Baby Ray 30 t 9 3 249 6-6 Vanderbilt 9/30/1914 6
Ade Schwammel 36 t 8 4 225 6-2 Oregon St. 10/14/1908 10
Glen Sorenson 24 LG 10 6 217 6-0 Utah St. 2/29/1920 1
Ben Starret 27 bb 7 3 213 5-11 St. Mary's (CA) 11/19/1917 3
Pete Tinsley 31 RG 10 7 205 5-8 Georgia 3/16/1913 6 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 97th pick / 1938
Chuck Tollefson 27 g 7 1 215 6-0 Iowa 2/28/1917 Rook
Alex Urban 27 de 3 1 207 6-3 South Carolina 7/16/1917 3
Ray Wehba 28 e 10 1 215 6-0 USC 8/16/1916 1
Team Total 27.9 10 210.1 6-0.5 3.6