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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
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 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

Week 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

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
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

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
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

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. 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

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
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

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. 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

No. 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