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1947 Green Bay Packers

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6-5-1, Finished 3rd in NFL West Division  · 1947 NFL Season Summary

Scored 274 points (22.8/g), 5th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 210 points (17.5/g), 1st.
 Differential of 64 points (5.3/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 7.8-4.2.

Coach: Curly Lambeau (6-5-1)

Stadium: City Stadium
 Training Camp: Rockwood Lodge (New Franken, 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 274 3873 763 5.1 32 13 19 206 112 253 1724 17 19 6.8 82 510 2149 14 4.2 105
Team Defense 210 3396 710 4.8 51 21 26 193 122 277 1790 14 30 6.5 71 433 1606 13 3.7 96
Lg Rank Offense 5 4 1 2 4 7 7 6 2 8 1 2 6 3
Lg Rank Defense 1 1 1 2 4 3 1 1 1 1 6 5 5 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 28 boxscore W 1-0 Chicago Bears 29 20 17 337 101 236 2 21 314 150 164 6
2 Sun October 5 boxscore W 2-0 Los Angeles Rams 17 14 17 280 36 244 3 14 235 105 130 2
3 Sun October 12 boxscore L 2-1 Chicago Cardinals 10 14 12 261 110 151 2 21 342 125 217 4
4 Sun October 19 boxscore W 3-1 Washington Redskins 27 10 20 352 182 170 3 18 330 234 96 5
5 Sun October 26 boxscore W 4-1 Detroit Lions 34 17 23 485 119 366 2 17 230 88 142 3
6 Sun November 2 boxscore L 4-2 Pittsburgh Steelers 17 18 12 290 165 125 1 14 261 128 133
7 Sun November 9 boxscore L 4-3 @ Chicago Bears 17 20 14 299 175 124 4 14 320 172 148 9
8 Sun November 16 boxscore L 4-4 @ Chicago Cardinals 20 21 15 249 172 77 1 16 269 157 112 4
9 Sun November 23 boxscore T 4-4-1 @ New York Giants 24 24 16 318 170 148 5 15 221 124 97 4
10 Sun November 30 boxscore W 5-4-1 @ Los Angeles Rams 30 10 21 326 167 159 2 12 194 90 104 5
12 Sun December 7 boxscore W 6-4-1 @ Detroit Lions 35 14 22 289 107 182 1 14 282 197 85 6
12 Sun December 14 boxscore L 6-5-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 14 28 17 387 220 167 6 17 398 220 178 3

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
Jack Jacobs 28 P/QB 12 8 108 242 44.6% 1615 16 6.6 17 7.0 69 6.7 4.8 15.0 134.6 59.8 0 0
Tony Canadeo 28 KR/LH 12 6 3 8 37.5% 101 1 12.5 1 12.5 38 12.6 9.5 33.7 8.4 85.4 0 0
Bob Forte 25 RH 12 10 1 2 50.0% 8 0 0.0 0 0.0 8 4.0 4.0 8.0 0.7 60.4 0 0
Irv Comp 28 b 12 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 27.1 12 112 253 44.3% 1724 17 6.7 19 7.5 69 6.8 4.8 15.4 143.7 58.5 0 0
Opp Total 12 122 277 44.0% 1790 14 5.1 30 10.8 6.5 2.60 14.7 149.2 43.0 0 0 6.5 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
Walt Schlinkman 25 12 0 115 439 2 20 3.8 36.6 9.6 2 -6 -3.0 0 -1 0.2 -0.5 433 2 8
Tony Canadeo 28 KR/LH 12 6 103 464 2 35 4.5 38.7 8.6 464 2 0
Ted Fritsch 27 FB 12 12 68 247 6 48 3.6 20.6 5.7 247 6 1
Ed Cody 24 10 0 56 263 2 51 4.7 26.3 5.6 1 2 2.0 0 2 0.1 0.2 265 2 2
Jim Gillette 30 hb 10 1 50 207 0 26 4.1 20.7 5.0 12 224 18.7 1 50 1.2 22.4 431 1 2
Bruce Smith 27 lh 10 6 47 288 1 37 6.1 28.8 4.7 4 50 12.5 1 36 0.4 5.0 338 2 0
Bob Forte 25 RH 12 10 29 80 0 12 2.8 6.7 2.4 7 80 11.4 2 22 0.6 6.7 160 2 1
Jack Jacobs 28 P/QB 12 8 18 64 1 15 3.6 5.3 1.5 64 1 5
Herm Rohrig 29 PR 7 3 7 22 0 6 3.1 3.1 1.0 22 0 2
Ken Keuper 29 b 12 1 6 14 0 8 2.3 1.2 0.5 2 37 18.5 0 26 0.2 3.1 51 0 0
Irv Comp 28 b 12 1 5 46 0 34 9.2 3.8 0.4 46 0 2
Roy McKay 27 tb 11 1 3 11 0 5 3.7 1.0 0.3 11 0 0
Clyde Goodnight 23 LE 11 8 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 38 593 15.6 6 69 3.5 53.9 592 6 0
Gene Wilson 21 9 0 1 -2 0 -2 -2.0 -0.2 0.1 3 34 11.3 0 15 0.3 3.8 32 0 0
Ward Cuff 34 K 10 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 0.7 0.1 7 0 0
Nolan Luhn 26 RE 12 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 42 696 16.6 7 44 3.5 58.0 696 7 1
Larry Craig 31 le 12 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 14 14.0 0 14 0.1 1.2 14 0 0
Team Total 27.1 12 510 2149 14 51 4.2 179.1 42.5 112 1724 15.4 17 69 9.3 143.7 3873 31 24
Opp Total 12 433 1606 13 3.7 133.8 36.1 122 1790 14.7 14 10.2 149.2 3396 27 41

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
Tony Canadeo 28 KR/LH 12 6 10 111 0 24 11.1 15 312 0 35 20.8 887
Herm Rohrig 29 PR 7 3 18 213 0 28 11.8 235
Jim Gillette 30 hb 10 1 11 168 0 26 15.3 3 66 0 29 22.0 665
Ed Cody 24 10 0 2 30 0 20 15.0 10 269 0 39 26.9 564
Ted Fritsch 27 FB 12 12 5 100 0 25 20.0 347
Bruce Smith 27 lh 10 6 1 22 0 22 22.0 3 61 0 23 20.3 421
Bob Forte 25 RH 12 10 1 15 0 15 15.0 2 28 0 23 14.0 203
Nolan Luhn 26 RE 12 9 2 30 0 18 15.0 726
Irv Comp 28 b 12 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 46
Clyde Goodnight 23 LE 11 8 1 7 0 7 7.0 599
Jack Jacobs 28 P/QB 12 8 1 4 0 4 4.0 68
Paul Lipscomb 24 RT 12 10 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
Team Total 27.1 12 45 563 0 28 12.5 42 874 0 39 20.8 5310
Opp Total 12 44 1810 0 41.1 48 1034 0 21.5

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
Jack Jacobs 28 P/QB 12 8 57 2481 74 1 43.5
Ward Cuff 34 K 10 0 16 7 43.8%% 30 30 100.0%%
Ted Fritsch 27 FB 12 12 13 6 46.2%% 2 2 100.0%%
Roy McKay 27 tb 11 1 1 1 100.0%% 8 350 54 0 43.8
Team Total 27.1 12 29 13 44.8%% 33 33 100.0%% 65 2831 74 1 43.6
Opp Total 12 11 5 45.5%% 28 25 89.3%% 65 2826 43.5

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
Bob Forte 25 RH 12 10 9 140 1 68 0 0 1 2 1 0
Irv Comp 28 b 12 1 6 65 0 30 0 0 2 2 -5 0
Jack Jacobs 28 P/QB 12 8 4 64 0 29 0 0 5 1 0 0
Herm Rohrig 29 PR 7 3 5 80 0 28 0 0 2 3 -2 0
Walt Schlinkman 25 12 0 0 8 2 10 0
Charley Brock 31 C 12 6 2 14 0 7 0 0 0 2 0 0
Ed Cody 24 10 0 0 2 1 0 0
Ken Keuper 29 b 12 1 2 41 0 25 0 0 0 1 0 0
Baby Ray 33 LT 11 10 0 0 3 5 0
Dick Wildung 26 LG 12 10 0 0 3 1 0 1
Bob Flowers 30 12 0 1 12 0 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
Aldo Forte 29 g 10 1 0 0 2 0 0
Ted Fritsch 27 FB 12 12 1 12 0 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
Les Gatewood 26 c 12 6 0 0 2 0 0
Jim Gillette 30 hb 10 1 0 2 0 0 0
Nolan Luhn 26 RE 12 9 0 1 1 4 0
Bob Skoglund 22 de 9 1 0 0 2 0 0
Tony Canadeo 28 KR/LH 12 6 0 0 1 2 0
Larry Craig 31 le 12 6 0 0 1 0 0
Paul Lipscomb 24 RT 12 10 0 0 1 1 0
Don Wells 25 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 27.1 12 30 428 1 68 0 0 24 32 17 0 2
Opp Total 12 41 20 1

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
Ted Fritsch 27 FB 12 12 6 6 2 6 56
Ward Cuff 34 K 10 0 30 7 51
Nolan Luhn 26 RE 12 9 7 7 42
Clyde Goodnight 23 LE 11 8 6 6 36
Bob Forte 25 RH 12 10 2 1 3 18
Bruce Smith 27 lh 10 6 1 1 2 1 14
Tony Canadeo 28 KR/LH 12 6 2 2 12
Ed Cody 24 10 0 2 2 12
Walt Schlinkman 25 12 0 2 2 12
Jim Gillette 30 hb 10 1 1 1 6
Jack Jacobs 28 P/QB 12 8 1 1 6
Ed Neal 29 12 0 1 1 6
Dick Wildung 26 LG 12 10 1 2
Roy McKay 27 tb 11 1 1 1
Team Total 27.1 12 14 17 1 1 33 33 13 2 274
Opp Total 12 13 14 1 25 5 1 210

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1947-09-28 CHI W, 29-20 2 25 pass Nolan Luhn 25 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ward Cuff kick)
2 1947-09-28 CHI W, 29-20 2 36 pass Bruce Smith 36 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ward Cuff kick)
3 1947-09-28 CHI W, 29-20 4 1 rush Jack Jacobs 1 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
4 1947-10-05 RAM W, 17-14 3 3 rush Bruce Smith 3 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
5 1947-10-05 RAM W, 17-14 3 fumble Ed Neal yard fumble return (Ward Cuff kick)
6 1947-10-12 CRD L, 10-14 3 7 rush Tony Canadeo 7 yard rush (Ted Fritsch kick)
7 1947-10-19 WAS W, 27-10 1 2 rush Ted Fritsch 2 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
8 1947-10-19 WAS W, 27-10 4 26 pass Nolan Luhn 26 yard pass from Tony Canadeo (Ward Cuff kick)
9 1947-10-19 WAS W, 27-10 4 68 interception Bob Forte 68 yard interception return (Ward Cuff kick)
10 1947-10-26 DET W, 34-17 1 27 pass Clyde Goodnight 27 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ward Cuff kick)
11 1947-10-26 DET W, 34-17 2 1 rush Ted Fritsch 1 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
12 1947-10-26 DET W, 34-17 3 32 rush Ed Cody 32 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
13 1947-10-26 DET W, 34-17 4 8 rush Ed Cody 8 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
14 1947-11-02 PIT L, 17-18 1 69 pass Clyde Goodnight 69 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ward Cuff kick)
15 1947-11-02 PIT L, 17-18 4 27 pass Nolan Luhn 27 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ward Cuff kick)
16 1947-11-09 @ CHI L, 17-20 2 15 rush Walt Schlinkman 15 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
17 1947-11-09 @ CHI L, 17-20 4 8 pass Bob Forte 8 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ward Cuff kick)
18 1947-11-16 @ CRD L, 20-21 2 1 rush Ted Fritsch 1 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
19 1947-11-16 @ CRD L, 20-21 3 22 pass Bob Forte 22 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ward Cuff kick)
20 1947-11-23 @ NYG T, 24-24 1 29 pass Nolan Luhn 29 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ward Cuff kick)
21 1947-11-23 @ NYG T, 24-24 3 27 pass Jim Gillette 27 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ward Cuff kick)
22 1947-11-23 @ NYG T, 24-24 4 23 pass Nolan Luhn 23 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ward Cuff kick)
23 1947-11-30 @ RAM W, 30-10 3 2 rush Ted Fritsch 2 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
24 1947-11-30 @ RAM W, 30-10 3 14 pass Clyde Goodnight 14 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ward Cuff kick)
25 1947-11-30 @ RAM W, 30-10 4 1 rush Ted Fritsch 1 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
26 1947-11-30 @ RAM W, 30-10 4 14 rush Tony Canadeo 14 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
27 1947-12-07 @ DET W, 35-14 1 5 pass Clyde Goodnight 5 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ward Cuff kick)
28 1947-12-07 @ DET W, 35-14 2 2 rush Ted Fritsch 2 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
29 1947-12-07 @ DET W, 35-14 3 8 pass Nolan Luhn 8 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ward Cuff kick)
30 1947-12-07 @ DET W, 35-14 3 10 pass Clyde Goodnight 10 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ward Cuff kick)
31 1947-12-07 @ DET W, 35-14 4 2 rush Walt Schlinkman 2 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
32 1947-12-14 @ PHI L, 14-28 2 17 pass Nolan Luhn 17 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ted Fritsch kick)
33 1947-12-14 @ PHI L, 14-28 3 11 pass Clyde Goodnight 11 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Roy McKay kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1947-09-28 CHI L, 20-29 1 3 rush Bob Fenimore 3 yard rush
2 1947-09-28 CHI L, 20-29 2 11 pass Jim Keane 11 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Ray McLean kick)
3 1947-09-28 CHI L, 20-29 4 15 pass Jim Keane 15 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Ray McLean kick)
4 1947-10-05 RAM L, 14-17 4 4 rush Pat West 4 yard rush (Bob Waterfield kick)
5 1947-10-05 RAM L, 14-17 4 4 rush Bob Waterfield 4 yard rush (Bob Waterfield kick)
6 1947-10-12 CRD W, 14-10 2 2 rush Elmer Angsman 2 yard rush (Pat Harder kick)
7 1947-10-12 CRD W, 14-10 3 1 rush Red Cochran 1 yard rush (Pat Harder kick)
8 1947-10-19 WAS L, 10-27 2 6 pass John Lookabaugh 6 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
9 1947-10-26 DET L, 17-34 3 5 pass Ralph Heywood 5 yard pass from Bill Dudley (Roy Zimmerman kick)
10 1947-10-26 DET L, 17-34 4 42 pass Pete Kmetovic 42 yard pass from Roy Zimmerman (Roy Zimmerman kick)
11 1947-11-02 PIT W, 18-17 2 37 pass Val Jansante 37 yard pass from Johnny Clement
12 1947-11-02 PIT W, 18-17 3 55 interception Tony Compagno 55 yard interception return (Joe Glamp kick)
13 1947-11-09 @ CHI W, 20-17 2 81 pass Ken Kavanaugh 81 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Ray McLean kick)
14 1947-11-09 @ CHI W, 20-17 2 8 rush Hugh Gallarneau 8 yard rush (Ray McLean kick)
15 1947-11-09 @ CHI W, 20-17 3 24 rush Joe Osmanski 24 yard rush
16 1947-11-16 @ CRD W, 21-20 1 20 pass Mal Kutner 20 yard pass from Paul Christman (Pat Harder kick)
17 1947-11-16 @ CRD W, 21-20 4 4 rush Pat Harder 4 yard rush (Pat Harder kick)
18 1947-11-16 @ CRD W, 21-20 4 23 pass Mal Kutner 23 yard pass from Paul Christman (Pat Harder kick)
19 1947-11-23 @ NYG T, 24-24 1 15 pass Tex Coulter 15 yard pass from Paul Governali (Ken Strong kick)
20 1947-11-23 @ NYG T, 24-24 1 1 rush Jim Blumenstock 1 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
21 1947-11-23 @ NYG T, 24-24 3 7 pass Ray Poole 7 yard pass from Paul Governali (Ken Strong kick)
22 1947-11-30 @ RAM L, 10-30 3 10 pass Ray Hamilton 10 yard pass from Bob Waterfield (Bob Waterfield kick)
23 1947-12-07 @ DET L, 14-35 4 6 pass Ralph Heywood 6 yard pass from Joe Margucci (Roy Zimmerman kick)
24 1947-12-07 @ DET L, 14-35 4 1 rush Bob Westfall 1 yard rush (Roy Zimmerman kick)
25 1947-12-14 @ PHI W, 28-14 1 1 rush Steve Van Buren 1 yard rush (Cliff Patton kick)
26 1947-12-14 @ PHI W, 28-14 2 3 rush Steve Van Buren 3 yard rush (Cliff Patton kick)
27 1947-12-14 @ PHI W, 28-14 3 38 rush Steve Van Buren 38 yard rush (Cliff Patton kick)
28 1947-12-14 @ PHI W, 28-14 3 66 pass Pete Pihos 66 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Cliff Patton kick)