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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)

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
QB Jack Jacobs 28 5 8 108 for 242, 1,615 yards, 16 td, 17 int, & 18 rushes for 64 yards and 1 td Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 12th pick / 1942
FB Ted Fritsch 27 5 12 68 rushes for 247 yards, 6 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td
LH Tony Canadeo 28 6 6 103 rushes for 464 yards, 2 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 9th / 77th pick / 1941
RH Bob Forte 25 1 10 29 rushes for 80 yards, 0 td, & 7 catches for 80 yards and 2 td Green Bay Packers / 11th / 98th pick / 1943
LE Clyde Goodnight 23 2 8 38 catches for 593 yards, 6 td, & 1 rush for -1 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 27th pick / 1945
LT Baby Ray 33 9 10 3 fumbles recovered
LG Dick Wildung 26 1 10 3 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 8th pick / 1943
C Charley Brock 31 8 6 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1939
RG Damon Tassos 24 2 10 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 3rd / 20th pick / 1945
RT Paul Lipscomb 24 2 10 1 fumble recovered
RE Nolan Luhn 26 2 9 42 catches for 696 yards, 7 td Green Bay Packers / 25th / 263rd pick / 1945
 Special Teams Starters
K Ward Cuff 34 10 0 7 of 16 field goals & 30 of 30 extra points New York Giants / 4th / 34th pick / 1937
P Jack Jacobs 28 5 8 57 punts for a 43.5 average, 1 blocked Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 12th pick / 1942
PR Herm Rohrig 29 6 3 18 punt returns for a 11.8 average and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 6th / 46th pick / 1941
KR Tony Canadeo 28 6 6 15 kick returns for a 20.8 average and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 9th / 77th pick / 1941

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Ed Bell 26 g 11 1 227 6-1 Indiana 9/20/1921 1
Charley Brock 31 C 12 6 207 6-2 Nebraska 3/15/1916 8 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1939
Tony Canadeo 28 KR 12 6 190 5-11 Gonzaga 5/5/1919 6 Green Bay Packers / 9th / 77th pick / 1941
Ray Clemons 26 g 9 1 220 5-10 St. Mary's (CA) 4/2/1921 Rook
Ed Cody 24 10 0 191 5-10 Boston Col.,Purdue 2/27/1923 Rook Green Bay Packers / 5th / 36th pick / 1946
Irv Comp 28 b 12 1 204 6-2 Benedictine 5/17/1919 4 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1943
Larry Craig 31 le 12 6 211 6-1 South Carolina 6/27/1916 8 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 49th pick / 1939
Tiny Croft 27 10 0 287 6-3 Alabama,Ripon 11/7/1920 5 Washington Redskins / 20th / 186th pick / 1942
Ward Cuff 34 K 10 0 192 6-1 Marquette 8/12/1913 10 New York Giants / 4th / 34th pick / 1937
Ralph Davis 25 g 11 4 205 5-11 Wisconsin 5/30/1922 Rook
Bob Flowers 30 12 0 210 6-1 Texas,Texas Tech 8/6/1917 5
Aldo Forte 29 g 10 1 213 6-0 Montana 1/20/1918 8 Chicago Bears / 21st / 191st pick / 1939
Bob Forte 25 RH 12 10 199 6-0 Arkansas 7/15/1922 1 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 98th pick / 1943
Ted Fritsch 27 FB 12 12 210 5-10 Wisc-Stevens Point 10/31/1920 5
Les Gatewood 26 c 12 6 198 6-2 Baylor,Tulane 5/30/1921 1 Green Bay Packers / 8th / 68th pick / 1943
Jim Gillette 30 hb 10 1 185 6-1 Virginia 12/19/1917 7 Green Bay Packers / 18th / 169th pick / 1940
Clyde Goodnight 23 LE 11 8 196 6-1 Tulsa 3/3/1924 2 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 27th pick / 1945
Jack Jacobs 28 P 12 8 186 6-1 Oklahoma 8/7/1919 5 Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 12th pick / 1942
Ken Keuper 29 b 12 1 207 6-0 Georgia 11/14/1918 2
John Kovatch 27 3 0 197 6-3 Notre Dame 7/21/1920 5 Washington Redskins / 13th / 116th pick / 1942
Paul Lipscomb 24 RT 12 10 246 6-5 Tennessee 1/13/1923 2
Nolan Luhn 26 RE 12 9 200 6-3 Tulsa 7/27/1921 2 Green Bay Packers / 25th / 263rd pick / 1945
Bob McDougal 26 1 0 205 6-2 Duke,Miami (FL) 3/19/1921 Rook Green Bay Packers / 9th / 72nd pick / 1947
Roy McKay 27 tb 11 1 193 6-0 Texas 2/2/1920 3 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 38th pick / 1943
Ed Neal 29 12 0 285 6-4 LSU,Tulane,Ouachita Baptist 12/30/1918 2
Urban Odson 29 11 0 251 6-3 Minnesota 11/17/1918 1 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1942
Baby Ray 33 LT 11 10 249 6-6 Vanderbilt 9/30/1914 9
Herm Rohrig 29 PR 7 3 190 5-8 Nebraska 3/19/1918 6 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 46th pick / 1941
Walt Schlinkman 25 12 0 205 5-9 Texas Tech 5/2/1922 1 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 11th pick / 1945
Bob Skoglund 22 de 9 1 198 6-1 Notre Dame 7/29/1925 Rook Green Bay Packers / 13th / 111th pick / 1947
Bruce Smith 27 lh 10 6 197 6-0 Minnesota 2/8/1920 2 Green Bay Packers / 13th / 119th pick / 1942
Damon Tassos 24 RG 12 10 225 6-1 Texas A&M 12/5/1923 2 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 3rd / 20th pick / 1945
Don Wells 25 12 0 200 6-2 Wake Forest,North Carolina,Georgia 7/12/1922 1 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 54th pick / 1945
Dick Wildung 26 LG 12 10 221 6-0 Minnesota 8/16/1921 1 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 8th pick / 1943
Gene Wilson 21 9 0 177 5-10 SMU 6/24/1926 Rook Green Bay Packers / 6th / 40th pick / 1947
Team Total 27.1 12 210.8 6-0.8 3.3