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1948 Green Bay Packers

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3-9-0, Finished 4th in NFL West Division  · 1948 NFL Season Summary

Scored 154 points (12.8/g), 10th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 290 points (24.2/g), 7th.
 Differential of -136 points (-11.3/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 2.2-9.8.

Coach: Curly Lambeau (3-9-0)

Stadium: City Stadium
 Training Camp: Rockwood Lodge (New Franken, Wisconsin)

Team Info

President Emil Fischer
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 154 3123 720 4.3 48 19 25 172 109 274 1364 8 29 5.0 58 446 1759 11 3.9 89
Team Defense 290 3779 797 4.7 44 15 16 222 134 260 1626 13 29 6.3 74 537 2153 21 4.0 132
Lg Rank Offense 10 9 9 6 9 8 9 9 8 10 5 5 7 5
Lg Rank Defense 7 5 4 9 6 1 1 2 3 3 10 7 8 6

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Fri September 17 boxscore W 1-0 @ Boston Yanks 31 0 20 342 85 257 3 9 121 101 20 5
2 Sun September 26 boxscore L 1-1 Chicago Bears 7 45 15 186 78 108 6 21 297 57 240 1
3 Sun October 3 boxscore W 2-1 Detroit Lions 33 21 23 423 155 268 1 14 212 148 64 2
4 Sun October 10 boxscore L 2-2 Chicago Cardinals 7 17 12 237 122 115 4 16 355 35 320 6
5 Sun October 17 boxscore W 3-2 Los Angeles Rams 16 0 16 289 132 157 4 17 328 244 84 9
6 Sun October 24 boxscore L 3-3 Washington Redskins 7 23 16 309 135 174 3 23 307 60 247 1
6 Sun October 31 boxscore L 3-4 @ Detroit Lions 20 24 17 306 147 159 4 17 383 175 208 5
7 Sun November 7 boxscore L 3-5 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 7 38 13 250 152 98 3 19 301 80 221 3
8 Sun November 14 boxscore L 3-6 @ Chicago Bears 6 7 12 220 109 111 2 10 199 87 112 3
10 Sun November 21 boxscore L 3-7 New York Giants 3 49 11 232 139 93 8 28 443 334 109 2
10 Sun November 28 boxscore L 3-8 @ Los Angeles Rams 10 24 8 197 100 97 5 23 445 206 239 5
11 Sun December 5 boxscore L 3-9 @ Chicago Cardinals 7 42 9 132 10 122 5 25 388 99 289 2

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 29 P/QB 12 8 82 184 44.6% 848 5 2.7 21 11.4 64 4.6 0.0 10.3 70.7 27.9 0 0
Irv Comp 29 b 11 1 16 49 32.7% 335 1 2.0 7 14.3 50 6.8 0.8 20.9 30.5 25.0 0 0
Perry Moss 22 qb 6 1 4 17 23.5% 20 0 0.0 0 0.0 10 1.2 1.2 5.0 3.3 39.6 0 0
Jug Girard 21 10 0 4 14 28.6% 117 1 7.1 1 7.1 40 8.4 6.6 29.3 11.7 56.0 0 0
Tony Canadeo 29 LH 12 9 2 8 25.0% 24 0 0.0 0 0.0 15 3.0 3.0 12.0 2.0 39.6 0 0
Fred Provo 26 PR 9 0 1 1 100.0% 20 1 100.0 0 0.0 20 20.0 40.0 20.0 2.2 158.3 0 0
Bruce Smith 28 hb 4 1 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 26.5 12 109 274 39.8% 1364 8 2.9 29 10.6 64 5.0 0.8 12.5 113.7 26.1 0 0
Opp Total 12 134 260 51.5% 1626 13 5.0 29 11.2 6.3 2.23 12.1 135.5 48.2 0 0 6.3 2.2 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
Tony Canadeo 29 LH 12 9 123 589 4 49 4.8 49.1 10.3 9 81 9.0 0 32 0.8 6.8 670 4 5
Walt Schlinkman 26 fb 11 1 106 441 4 19 4.2 40.1 9.6 441 4 4
Ted Fritsch 28 FB/K 12 11 37 173 0 30 4.7 14.4 3.1 173 0 2
Ralph Earhart 25 hb 12 2 30 140 1 72 4.7 11.7 2.5 17 194 11.4 2 64 1.4 16.2 334 3 0
Fred Provo 26 PR 9 0 29 90 0 28 3.1 10.0 3.2 4 -9 -2.3 0 3 0.4 -1.0 81 0 1
Ed Smith 25 KR 12 1 27 85 0 10 3.1 7.1 2.3 12 121 10.1 0 49 1.0 10.1 206 0 2
Ed Cody 25 10 0 26 58 0 10 2.2 5.8 2.6 58 0 2
Jack Jacobs 29 P/QB 12 8 24 73 1 23 3.0 6.1 2.0 73 1 1
Jug Girard 21 10 0 13 26 0 7 2.0 2.6 1.3 1 2 2.0 0 2 0.1 0.2 28 0 2
Bob Forte 26 RH 12 9 12 30 0 9 2.5 2.5 1.0 6 63 10.5 1 19 0.5 5.3 93 1 1
Bruce Smith 28 hb 4 1 6 21 0 20 3.5 5.3 1.5 21 0 1
Perry Moss 22 qb 6 1 5 2 0 3 0.4 0.3 0.8 2 0 3
Ken Roskie 28 6 0 5 28 1 9 5.6 4.7 0.8 28 1 0
Irv Comp 29 b 11 1 3 3 0 2 1.0 0.3 0.3 3 0 3
Clyde Goodnight 24 le 8 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 28 448 16.0 3 57 3.5 56.0 448 3 2
Nolan Luhn 27 RE 12 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 285 16.8 2 40 1.4 23.8 285 2 0
Ted Cook 26 le 12 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 156 12.0 0 23 1.1 13.0 156 0 1
Gene Wilson 22 e 12 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 23 11.5 0 14 0.2 1.9 23 0 0
Team Total 26.5 12 446 1759 11 72 3.9 146.6 37.2 109 1364 12.5 8 64 9.1 113.7 3123 19 30
Opp Total 12 537 2153 21 4.0 179.4 44.8 134 1626 12.1 13 11.2 135.5 3779 34 23

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
Fred Provo 26 PR 9 0 18 208 0 40 11.6 10 205 0 28 20.5 494
Ed Smith 25 KR 12 1 8 71 0 27 8.9 12 287 0 36 23.9 564
Tony Canadeo 29 LH 12 9 4 55 0 20 13.8 9 166 0 28 18.4 891
Ralph Earhart 25 hb 12 2 11 137 0 27 12.5 2 51 0 27 25.5 522
Walt Schlinkman 26 fb 11 1 4 89 0 34 22.3 530
Irv Comp 29 b 11 1 3 35 0 16 11.7 38
Nolan Luhn 27 RE 12 8 3 18 0 11 6.0 303
Ed Cody 25 10 0 2 31 0 20 15.5 89
Ted Cook 26 le 12 5 2 18 0 14 9.0 174
Bob Forte 26 RH 12 9 2 30 0 17 15.0 123
Ted Fritsch 28 FB/K 12 11 1 17 0 17 17.0 190
Jug Girard 21 10 0 1 20 0 20 20.0 48
Clyde Goodnight 24 le 8 5 1 12 0 12 12.0 460
Jack Jacobs 29 P/QB 12 8 1 3 0 3 3.0 76
Team Total 26.5 12 47 527 0 40 11.2 47 926 0 36 19.7 4576
Opp Total 12 38 1541 1 40.6 22 611 1 27.8

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 29 P/QB 12 8 69 2782 78 1 40.3
Ted Fritsch 28 FB/K 12 11 16 6 37.5%% 6 5 83.3%%
Ed Cody 25 10 0 13 11 84.6%%
Jug Girard 21 10 0 8 320 49 0 40.0
Tony Canadeo 29 LH 12 9 1 38 38 0 38.0
Team Total 26.5 12 16 6 37.5%% 19 16 84.2%% 78 3140 78 1 40.3
Opp Total 12 14 6 42.9%% 39 38 97.4%% 70 3039 43.4

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 29 b 11 1 5 86 0 28 0 0 3 3 5 0
Tony Canadeo 29 LH 12 9 3 26 0 25 0 0 5 0 0 0
Ted Cook 26 le 12 5 6 81 0 27 0 0 1 0 0 0
Bob Forte 26 RH 12 9 5 56 0 40 0 0 1 1 0 0
Ted Fritsch 28 FB/K 12 11 1 52 0 52 0 0 2 4 8 1
Bob Flowers 31 c 11 5 4 21 0 19 0 0 0 1 1 0
Perry Moss 22 qb 6 1 0 3 1 -1 0
Walt Schlinkman 26 fb 11 1 0 4 0 0 0
Jug Girard 21 10 0 1 34 0 34 0 0 2 0 0 0
Clyde Goodnight 24 le 8 5 0 2 1 0 0
Gene Wilson 22 e 12 3 2 13 0 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
Ed Cody 25 10 0 0 2 0 0 0
Jack Jacobs 29 P/QB 12 8 0 1 1 -3 0
Paul Lipscomb 25 RT 12 11 0 0 2 0 0
Larry Olsonoski 23 g 12 2 0 0 2 0 0
Fred Provo 26 PR 9 0 0 1 1 0 0
Ed Smith 25 KR 12 1 0 2 0 0 0
Dick Wildung 27 LT 12 11 0 0 2 5 0
Lloyd Baxter 25 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
Larry Craig 32 LE 12 5 0 0 1 0 0
Ted Cremer 29 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
Ralph Earhart 25 hb 12 2 0 0 1 0 0
Ed Neal 30 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
Jay Rhodemyre 25 C 9 7 1 24 0 24 0
Ken Roskie 28 6 0 1 12 0 12 0
Bruce Smith 28 hb 4 1 0 1 0 0 0
Evan Vogds 25 LG 12 12 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.5 12 29 405 0 52 0 0 30 26 15 1
Opp Total 12 23 8

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 28 FB/K 12 11 1 1 5 6 29
Tony Canadeo 29 LH 12 9 4 4 24
Walt Schlinkman 26 fb 11 1 4 4 24
Ralph Earhart 25 hb 12 2 1 2 3 18
Clyde Goodnight 24 le 8 5 3 3 18
Nolan Luhn 27 RE 12 8 2 2 12
Ed Cody 25 10 0 11 11
Bob Forte 26 RH 12 9 1 1 6
Jack Jacobs 29 P/QB 12 8 1 1 6
Ken Roskie 28 6 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.5 12 11 8 1 20 16 6 154
Opp Total 12 21 13 1 1 3 38 6 290

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1948-09-17 @ BOS W, 31-0 1 14 pass Bob Forte 14 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ed Cody kick)
2 1948-09-17 @ BOS W, 31-0 2 20 pass Nolan Luhn 20 yard pass from Fred Provo (Ed Cody kick)
3 1948-09-17 @ BOS W, 31-0 3 72 rush Ralph Earhart 72 yard rush (Ed Cody kick)
4 1948-09-17 @ BOS W, 31-0 4 1 rush Tony Canadeo 1 yard rush (Ed Cody kick)
5 1948-09-26 CHI L, 7-45 3 1 rush Walt Schlinkman 1 yard rush (Ed Cody kick)
6 1948-10-03 DET W, 33-21 2 23 pass Clyde Goodnight 23 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ed Cody kick)
7 1948-10-03 DET W, 33-21 2 1 rush Walt Schlinkman 1 yard rush
8 1948-10-03 DET W, 33-21 3 1 rush Jack Jacobs 1 yard rush (Ted Fritsch kick)
9 1948-10-03 DET W, 33-21 4 5 rush Tony Canadeo 5 yard rush (Ed Cody kick)
10 1948-10-10 CRD L, 7-17 4 2 rush Ken Roskie 2 yard rush (Ed Cody kick)
11 1948-10-17 RAM W, 16-0 1 64 pass Ralph Earhart 64 yard pass from Jack Jacobs
12 1948-10-17 RAM W, 16-0 2 3 rush Walt Schlinkman 3 yard rush (Ted Fritsch kick)
13 1948-10-24 WAS L, 7-23 1 14 pass Clyde Goodnight 14 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Ed Cody kick)
14 1948-10-31 @ DET L, 20-24 1 6 fumble Ted Fritsch 6 yard fumble return (Ed Cody kick)
15 1948-10-31 @ DET L, 20-24 2 9 rush Tony Canadeo 9 yard rush (Ed Cody kick)
16 1948-10-31 @ DET L, 20-24 4 50 pass Ralph Earhart 50 yard pass from Irv Comp
17 1948-11-07 @ PIT L, 7-38 4 19 pass Clyde Goodnight 19 yard pass from Jug Girard (Ted Fritsch kick)
18 1948-11-14 @ CHI L, 6-7 4 13 pass Nolan Luhn 13 yard pass from Jack Jacobs
19 1948-11-28 @ RAM L, 10-24 2 15 rush Tony Canadeo 15 yard rush (Ted Fritsch kick)
20 1948-12-05 @ CRD L, 7-42 1 2 rush Walt Schlinkman 2 yard rush (Ted Fritsch kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1948-09-26 CHI W, 45-7 1 3 rush Johnny Lujack 3 yard rush (Fred Venturelli kick)
2 1948-09-26 CHI W, 45-7 1 33 interception Noah Mullins 33 yard interception return (Fred Venturelli kick)
3 1948-09-26 CHI W, 45-7 2 10 rush George McAfee 10 yard rush (Fred Venturelli kick)
4 1948-09-26 CHI W, 45-7 2 10 rush Mike Holovak 10 yard rush (Fred Venturelli kick)
5 1948-09-26 CHI W, 45-7 3 1 pass Ed Sprinkle 1 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Johnny Lujack kick)
6 1948-09-26 CHI W, 45-7 4 34 pass Ed Sprinkle 34 yard pass from Bobby Layne (Johnny Lujack kick)
7 1948-10-03 DET L, 21-33 1 19 pass Clyde LeForce 19 yard pass from Fred Enke (Merv Pregulman kick)
8 1948-10-03 DET L, 21-33 4 4 rush Joe Margucci 4 yard rush (Merv Pregulman kick)
9 1948-10-03 DET L, 21-33 4 17 rush Clyde LeForce 17 yard rush (Merv Pregulman kick)
10 1948-10-10 CRD W, 17-7 1 72 rush Elmer Angsman 72 yard rush (Pat Harder kick)
11 1948-10-10 CRD W, 17-7 2 45 punt Charlie Trippi 45 yard punt return (Pat Harder kick)
12 1948-10-24 WAS W, 23-7 1 96 kickoff Dan Sandifer 96 yard kickoff return
13 1948-10-24 WAS W, 23-7 2 1 rush Tom Farmer 1 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
14 1948-10-24 WAS W, 23-7 4 16 rush Dick Todd 16 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
15 1948-10-31 @ DET W, 24-20 2 7 pass Bob Mann 7 yard pass from Fred Enke (Merv Pregulman kick)
16 1948-10-31 @ DET W, 24-20 3 55 pass Joe Margucci 55 yard pass from Clyde LeForce (Merv Pregulman kick)
17 1948-10-31 @ DET W, 24-20 4 33 rush Clyde LeForce 33 yard rush (Merv Pregulman kick)
18 1948-11-07 @ PIT W, 38-7 1 7 pass Val Jansante 7 yard pass from Ray Evans (Joe Glamp kick)
19 1948-11-07 @ PIT W, 38-7 2 1 rush Jerry Shipkey 1 yard rush (Joe Glamp kick)
20 1948-11-07 @ PIT W, 38-7 2 14 rush Ray Evans 14 yard rush (Joe Glamp kick)
21 1948-11-07 @ PIT W, 38-7 3 55 rush Joe Glamp 55 yard rush (Joe Glamp kick)
22 1948-11-07 @ PIT W, 38-7 4 82 interception Tony Compagno 82 yard interception return (Joe Glamp kick)
23 1948-11-14 @ CHI W, 7-6 3 34 pass George McAfee 34 yard pass from Bobby Layne (Al Lawler kick)
24 1948-11-21 NYG W, 49-3 2 9 pass Gene Roberts 9 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Len Younce kick)
25 1948-11-21 NYG W, 49-3 2 3 pass Bruce Gehrke 3 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Len Younce kick)
26 1948-11-21 NYG W, 49-3 2 43 interception Emlen Tunnell 43 yard interception return (Len Younce kick)
27 1948-11-21 NYG W, 49-3 3 31 pass Bill Swiacki 31 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Len Younce kick)
28 1948-11-21 NYG W, 49-3 3 1 rush Charlie Conerly 1 yard rush (Len Younce kick)
29 1948-11-21 NYG W, 49-3 4 2 rush Ray Coates 2 yard rush (Len Younce kick)
30 1948-11-21 NYG W, 49-3 4 3 rush Ray Coates 3 yard rush (Len Younce kick)
31 1948-11-28 @ RAM W, 24-10 1 37 pass Red Hickey 37 yard pass from Bob Waterfield (Bob Waterfield kick)
32 1948-11-28 @ RAM W, 24-10 2 1 rush Dick Hoerner 1 yard rush (Bob Waterfield kick)
33 1948-11-28 @ RAM W, 24-10 3 7 rush Kenny Washington 7 yard rush (Bob Waterfield kick)
34 1948-12-05 @ CRD W, 42-7 1 12 pass Mal Kutner 12 yard pass from Ray Mallouf (Pat Harder kick)
35 1948-12-05 @ CRD W, 42-7 2 1 rush Paul Christman 1 yard rush (Pat Harder kick)
36 1948-12-05 @ CRD W, 42-7 3 1 rush Pat Harder 1 yard rush (Pat Harder kick)
37 1948-12-05 @ CRD W, 42-7 4 61 pass Mal Kutner 61 yard pass from Paul Christman (Pat Harder kick)
38 1948-12-05 @ CRD W, 42-7 4 1 rush Ray Mallouf 1 yard rush (Pat Harder kick)
39 1948-12-05 @ CRD W, 42-7 4 18 rush Vic Schwall 18 yard rush (Pat Harder kick)