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1949 Green Bay Packers

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2-10-0, Finished 5th in NFL West Division  · 1949 NFL Season Summary

Scored 114 points (9.5/g), 10th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 329 points (27.4/g), 8th.
 Differential of -215 points (-17.9/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 0.9-11.1.

Coach: Curly Lambeau (2-10-0)

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 114 3119 831 3.8 45 16 15 182 91 299 1058 5 29 3.2 68 503 2061 8 4.1 99
Team Defense 329 3956 824 4.8 35 15 19 218 138 292 1879 15 20 5.8 89 501 2077 20 4.1 110
Lg Rank Offense 10 9 6 5 9 8 10 10 8 10 3 4 10 4
Lg Rank Defense 8 7 7 6 6 1 4 4 8 7 9 8 7 7

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 25 boxscore L 0-1 Chicago Bears 0 17 7 187 187 6 19 389 183 206 3
2 Sun October 2 boxscore L 0-2 Los Angeles Rams 7 48 16 277 80 197 3 23 420 173 247
3 Fri October 7 boxscore W 1-2 @ New York Bulldogs 19 0 20 385 154 231 2 17 189 117 72 2
4 Sun October 16 boxscore L 1-3 Chicago Cardinals 17 39 17 309 179 130 6 14 244 31 213 4
5 Sun October 23 boxscore L 1-4 @ Los Angeles Rams 7 35 18 289 106 183 6 14 248 77 171 5
6 Sun October 30 boxscore W 2-4 Detroit Lions 16 14 16 312 61 251 2 23 412 197 215 2
7 Sun November 6 boxscore L 2-5 @ Chicago Bears 3 24 15 273 85 188 3 17 337 177 160 3
8 Sun November 13 boxscore L 2-6 New York Giants 10 30 17 288 151 137 6 19 451 352 99 5
9 Sun November 20 boxscore L 2-7 Pittsburgh Steelers 7 30 16 287 99 188 2 19 449 154 295 4
10 Sun November 27 boxscore L 2-8 @ Chicago Cardinals 21 41 19 319 164 155 4 17 344 199 145 3
11 Sun December 4 boxscore L 2-9 @ Washington Redskins 0 30 10 227 122 105 4 17 319 157 162
12 Sun December 11 boxscore L 2-10 @ Detroit Lions 7 21 11 189 80 109 1 19 393 301 92 4

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
Jug Girard 22 P/QB 12 10 62 175 35.4% 881 4 2.3 12 6.9 50 5.0 2.4 14.2 73.4 31.6 0 0
Stan Heath 22 qb 12 1 26 106 24.5% 355 1 0.9 14 13.2 42 3.3 -2.4 13.7 29.6 4.6 0 0
Jack Jacobs 30 qb 12 1 3 16 18.8% 55 0 0.0 3 18.8 39 3.4 -5.0 18.3 4.6 1.8 0 0
Bob Forte 27 RH 12 11 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Ted Fritsch 29 FB/K 12 8 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 26.8 12 91 299 30.4% 1291 5 1.7 29 9.7 50 4.3 0.3 14.2 107.6 11.4 0 0
Opp Total 12 138 292 47.3% 2123 15 5.1 20 6.8 7.3 5.22 15.4 176.9 60.3 31 244 5.8 4.0 9.6

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 30 LH 12 12 208 1052 4 54 5.1 87.7 17.3 3 -2 -0.7 0 3 0.3 -0.2 1050 4 6
Ted Fritsch 29 FB/K 12 8 69 227 1 27 3.3 18.9 5.8 6 81 13.5 0 35 0.5 6.8 308 1 2
Walt Schlinkman 27 fb 12 2 47 196 0 37 4.2 16.3 3.9 196 0 6
Jug Girard 22 P/QB 12 10 45 198 1 35 4.4 16.5 3.8 1 13 13.0 0 13 0.1 1.1 211 1 4
Bob Forte 27 RH 12 11 40 135 0 25 3.4 11.3 3.3 7 85 12.1 0 28 0.6 7.1 220 0 1
Bob Summerhays 22 lb 12 2 29 101 0 14 3.5 8.4 2.4 1 34 34.0 0 34 0.1 2.8 135 0 1
Bob Cifers 29 hb 9 1 23 52 0 19 2.3 5.8 2.6 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.6 57 0 0
Ralph Earhart 26 PR 12 0 20 54 0 14 2.7 4.5 1.7 5 109 21.8 0 50 0.4 9.1 163 0 5
Stan Heath 22 qb 12 1 10 25 1 18 2.5 2.1 0.8 25 1 2
Ed Smith 26 3 0 9 15 0 11 1.7 5.0 3.0 15 0 0
Jack Kirby 27 KR 6 0 3 6 0 8 2.0 1.0 0.5 6 0 3
Ted Cook 27 e 11 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 25 442 17.7 1 50 2.3 40.2 442 1 0
Bill Kelley 23 e 12 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 222 13.1 1 32 1.4 18.5 222 1 1
Nolan Luhn 28 RE 12 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 169 11.3 1 30 1.3 14.1 169 1 0
Steve Pritko 29 e 8 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 94 15.7 2 24 0.8 11.8 94 2 0
Dan Orlich 25 de 12 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 39 9.8 0 12 0.3 3.3 39 0 0
Team Total 26.8 12 503 2061 7 54 4.1 171.8 41.9 91 1291 14.2 5 50 7.6 107.6 3352 12 32
Opp Total 12 501 2077 20 4.1 173.1 41.8 138 1879 13.6 15 11.5 156.6 3956 35 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
Ralph Earhart 26 PR 12 0 14 161 1 57 11.5 11 187 0 30 17.0 511
Jack Kirby 27 KR 6 0 8 48 0 13 6.0 14 315 0 34 22.5 369
Jug Girard 22 P/QB 12 10 11 70 0 11 6.4 2 45 0 24 22.5 326
Bob Forte 27 RH 12 11 1 13 0 13 13.0 7 159 0 36 22.7 392
Ed Smith 26 3 0 2 9 0 9 4.5 2 36 0 21 18.0 60
Tony Canadeo 30 LH 12 12 2 20 0 12 10.0 1070
Ted Cook 27 e 11 4 1 7 0 7 7.0 449
Ted Fritsch 29 FB/K 12 8 1 23 0 23 23.0 331
Jack Jacobs 30 qb 12 1 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
Walt Schlinkman 27 fb 12 2 1 23 0 23 23.0 219
Evan Vogds 26 LG 12 10 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 26.8 12 37 310 1 57 8.4 42 815 0 36 19.4 4477
Opp Total 12 50 1921 3 38.4 29 583 0 20.1

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
Jug Girard 22 P/QB 12 10 69 2694 72 3 39.0
Ted Fritsch 29 FB/K 12 8 20 5 25.0%% 13 11 84.6%%
Jack Jacobs 30 qb 12 1 17 757 58 0 44.5
Joe Ethridge 21 te 12 2 2 1 50.0%% 1 1 100.0%%
Bob Cifers 29 hb 9 1 1 49 49 0 49.0
Team Total 26.8 12 22 6 27.3%% 14 12 85.7%% 87 3500 72 3 40.2
Opp Total 12 26 11 42.3%% 41 40 97.6%% 68 2705 39.8

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
Walt Schlinkman 27 fb 12 2 0 6 2 0 0
Tony Canadeo 30 LH 12 12 0 6 1 0 0
Jug Girard 22 P/QB 12 10 1 41 0 41 0 0 4 2 5 0
Ted Cook 27 e 11 4 5 52 0 30 0 0 0 1 2 0
Ralph Earhart 26 PR 12 0 0 5 1 0 0
Bob Forte 27 RH 12 11 2 17 0 17 0 0 1 2 3 0
Jay Rhodemyre 26 C 12 10 4 12 0 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
Ed Neal 31 mg 12 2 0 1 3 0 0
Irv Comp 30 7 0 3 24 0 14 0
Jack Jacobs 30 qb 12 1 2 26 0 26 0 0 0 1 0 0
Jack Kirby 27 KR 6 0 0 3 0 0 0
Damon Tassos 26 RG 12 10 1 10 0 10 0 0 0 2 0 0
Buddy Burris 26 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Lou Ferry 22 dt 12 3 0 0 2 0 0
Ted Fritsch 29 FB/K 12 8 0 2 0 0 0
Roger Harding 26 6 0 1 5 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0
Stan Heath 22 qb 12 1 0 2 0 0 0
Urban Odson 31 10 0 0 0 2 0 0
Ed Bell 28 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
Bob Cifers 29 hb 9 1 0 0 1 -5 0
Larry Craig 33 LE 12 5 0 0 1 0 0
Joe Ethridge 21 te 12 2 0 0 1 0 0
Bill Kelley 23 e 12 1 0 1 0 0 0
Ken Kranz 26 7 0 0 0 1 7 0
Nolan Luhn 28 RE 12 9 0 0 1 0 0
Ralph Olsen 25 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
Bob Summerhays 22 lb 12 2 0 1 0 0 0
Don Wells 27 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
Dick Wildung 28 LT 12 9 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.8 12 20 187 0 41 0 0 32 31 12 0
Opp Total 12 29 23 8 2

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 29 FB/K 12 8 1 1 11 5 32
Tony Canadeo 30 LH 12 12 4 4 24
Steve Pritko 29 e 8 2 2 2 12
Ted Cook 27 e 11 4 1 1 6
Ralph Earhart 26 PR 12 0 1 1 6
Jug Girard 22 P/QB 12 10 1 1 6
Stan Heath 22 qb 12 1 1 1 6
Glenn Johnson 27 8 0 1 1 6
Bill Kelley 23 e 12 1 1 1 6
Nolan Luhn 28 RE 12 9 1 1 6
Joe Ethridge 21 te 12 2 1 1 4
Team Total 26.8 12 7 5 1 1 14 12 6 114
Opp Total 12 20 15 3 4 40 11 2 329

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1949-10-02 RAM L, 7-48 4 1 rush Stan Heath 1 yard rush (Ted Fritsch kick)
2 1949-10-07 @ NYY W, 19-0 2 14 pass Nolan Luhn 14 yard pass from Jug Girard
3 1949-10-07 @ NYY W, 19-0 4 15 rush Tony Canadeo 15 yard rush (Ted Fritsch kick)
4 1949-10-16 CRD L, 17-39 2 8 pass Bill Kelley 8 yard pass from Stan Heath (Ted Fritsch kick)
5 1949-10-16 CRD L, 17-39 4 5 rush Tony Canadeo 5 yard rush (Ted Fritsch kick)
6 1949-10-23 @ RAM L, 7-35 3 8 rush Ted Fritsch 8 yard rush (Ted Fritsch kick)
7 1949-10-30 DET W, 16-14 3 9 rush Tony Canadeo 9 yard rush
8 1949-10-30 DET W, 16-14 4 25 pass Ted Cook 25 yard pass from Jug Girard (Ted Fritsch kick)
9 1949-11-13 NYG L, 10-30 4 57 punt Ralph Earhart 57 yard punt return (Ted Fritsch kick)
10 1949-11-20 PIT L, 7-30 3 1 rush Jug Girard 1 yard rush (Ted Fritsch kick)
11 1949-11-27 @ CRD L, 21-41 2 1 rush Tony Canadeo 1 yard rush (Ted Fritsch kick)
12 1949-11-27 @ CRD L, 21-41 2 2 pass Steve Pritko 2 yard pass from Jug Girard (Ted Fritsch kick)
13 1949-11-27 @ CRD L, 21-41 2 24 pass Steve Pritko 24 yard pass from Jug Girard (Joe Ethridge kick)
14 1949-12-11 @ DET L, 7-21 2 fumble Glenn Johnson yard fumble return (Ted Fritsch kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1949-09-25 CHI W, 17-0 4 37 pass J.R. Boone 37 yard pass from Johnny Lujack (Johnny Lujack kick)
2 1949-09-25 CHI W, 17-0 4 27 pass Ken Kavanaugh 27 yard pass from Johnny Lujack (Johnny Lujack kick)
3 1949-10-02 RAM W, 48-7 1 21 interception Frank Hubbell 21 yard interception return (Bob Waterfield kick)
4 1949-10-02 RAM W, 48-7 2 2 rush Dick Hoerner 2 yard rush (Bob Waterfield kick)
5 1949-10-02 RAM W, 48-7 3 11 lateral Fred Gehrke 11 yard lateral return (Bob Waterfield kick)
6 1949-10-02 RAM W, 48-7 3 20 interception Gerry Cowhig 20 yard interception return (Bob Waterfield kick)
7 1949-10-02 RAM W, 48-7 4 8 rush Jerry Williams 8 yard rush (Bob Waterfield kick)
8 1949-10-02 RAM W, 48-7 4 45 rush Tommy Kalmanir 45 yard rush (Fred Gehrke kick)
9 1949-10-16 CRD W, 39-17 1 28 interception Vince Banonis 28 yard interception return (Pat Harder kick)
10 1949-10-16 CRD W, 39-17 1 18 pass Vic Schwall 18 yard pass from Paul Christman (Pat Harder kick)
11 1949-10-16 CRD W, 39-17 3 16 rush Pat Harder 16 yard rush (Pat Harder kick)
12 1949-10-16 CRD W, 39-17 3 46 interception Tom Wham 46 yard interception return (Pat Harder kick)
13 1949-10-23 @ RAM W, 35-7 1 4 pass Fred Gehrke 4 yard pass from Bob Waterfield (Bob Waterfield kick)
14 1949-10-23 @ RAM W, 35-7 1 62 punt Tommy Kalmanir 62 yard punt return (Bob Waterfield kick)
15 1949-10-23 @ RAM W, 35-7 3 2 rush Dick Hoerner 2 yard rush (Bob Waterfield kick)
16 1949-10-23 @ RAM W, 35-7 3 4 rush Jerry Williams 4 yard rush (Bob Waterfield kick)
17 1949-10-23 @ RAM W, 35-7 4 6 rush Jerry Williams 6 yard rush (Bob Waterfield kick)
18 1949-10-30 DET L, 14-16 1 6 rush Bill Dudley 6 yard rush (Bill Dudley kick)
19 1949-10-30 DET L, 14-16 4 80 rush Wally Triplett 80 yard rush (Bill Dudley kick)
20 1949-11-06 @ CHI W, 24-3 2 1 rush Julie Rykovich 1 yard rush (Johnny Lujack kick)
21 1949-11-06 @ CHI W, 24-3 4 20 rush Johnny Lujack 20 yard rush (Johnny Lujack kick)
22 1949-11-06 @ CHI W, 24-3 4 15 rush Julie Rykovich 15 yard rush (Johnny Lujack kick)
23 1949-11-13 NYG W, 30-10 1 45 pass Gene Roberts 45 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Ben Agajanian kick)
24 1949-11-13 NYG W, 30-10 3 44 pass Gene Roberts 44 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Ben Agajanian kick)
25 1949-11-13 NYG W, 30-10 3 10 pass Gene Roberts 10 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Ben Agajanian kick)
26 1949-11-13 NYG W, 30-10 4 24 pass Bill Swiacki 24 yard pass from Charlie Conerly
27 1949-11-20 PIT W, 30-7 2 47 pass Val Jansante 47 yard pass from Joe Geri (Joe Geri kick)
28 1949-11-20 PIT W, 30-7 3 64 rush Jerry Nuzum 64 yard rush (Joe Geri kick)
29 1949-11-20 PIT W, 30-7 4 8 pass Jerry Nuzum 8 yard pass from Joe Geri (Joe Geri kick)
30 1949-11-20 PIT W, 30-7 4 3 rush Bob Gage 3 yard rush (Joe Geri kick)
31 1949-11-27 @ CRD W, 41-21 1 48 pass Bob Ravensberg 48 yard pass from Jim Hardy (Pat Harder kick)
32 1949-11-27 @ CRD W, 41-21 1 11 pass Mal Kutner 11 yard pass from Jim Hardy
33 1949-11-27 @ CRD W, 41-21 1 71 punt Red Cochran 71 yard punt return (Pat Harder kick)
34 1949-11-27 @ CRD W, 41-21 1 10 rush Pat Harder 10 yard rush (Pat Harder kick)
35 1949-11-27 @ CRD W, 41-21 2 40 pass Bob Ravensberg 40 yard pass from Paul Christman (Pat Harder kick)
36 1949-11-27 @ CRD W, 41-21 4 5 rush Elmer Angsman 5 yard rush (Pat Harder kick)
37 1949-12-04 @ WAS W, 30-0 2 1 rush Ed Quirk 1 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
38 1949-12-04 @ WAS W, 30-0 3 8 rush Sammy Baugh 8 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
39 1949-12-04 @ WAS W, 30-0 3 1 rush John Hollar 1 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
40 1949-12-11 @ DET W, 21-7 1 64 pass Bob Mann 64 yard pass from Frank Tripucka (Bill Dudley kick)
41 1949-12-11 @ DET W, 21-7 4 41 pass Bob Mann 41 yard pass from Frank Tripucka (Bill Dudley kick)
42 1949-12-11 @ DET W, 21-7 4 67 punt Bill Dudley 67 yard punt return (Bill Dudley kick)