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1954 Green Bay Packers

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4-8-0, Finished 5th in NFL West Division  · 1954 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.9, Offense: -0.9, Defense: 2.8, SoS: 3.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 234 points (19.5/g), 8th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 251 points (20.9/g), 5th.
 Differential of -17 points (-1.4/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 5.5-6.5.

Coach: Lisle Blackbourn (4-8-0)

Stadium: City Stadium
 Training Camp: UW Stevens Point (Stevens Point, Wisconsin)

Team Info

President Russ Bogda
General Manager Verne Lewellen

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 234 3487 770 4.5 31 12 16 207 195 412 2159 14 19 4.8 112 321 1328 13 4.1 79
Team Defense 251 4350 803 5.4 33 14 8 228 208 374 2479 17 19 6.2 119 403 1871 13 4.6 101
Lg Rank Offense 8 8 2 2 7 2 9 8 2 10 12 8 4 3
Lg Rank Defense 5 10 10 9 9 9 8 8 10 6 8 9 5 10

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 26 boxscore L 0-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 20 21 9 252 91 161 4 23 444 316 128 2
2 Sun October 3 boxscore L 0-2 Chicago Bears 3 10 15 274 179 95 5 14 223 142 81 5
3 Sun October 10 boxscore L 0-3 San Francisco 49ers 17 23 9 146 94 52 3 21 372 101 271 3
4 Sun October 17 boxscore W 1-3 Los Angeles Rams 35 17 28 448 273 175 1 15 445 277 168 4
5 Sun October 24 boxscore W 2-3 @ Baltimore Colts 7 6 14 294 192 102 1 14 221 90 131 1
6 Sat October 30 boxscore W 3-3 @ Philadelphia Eagles 37 14 12 155 89 66 2 15 203 101 102 4
7 Sun November 7 boxscore L 3-4 @ Chicago Bears 23 28 21 335 182 153 2 21 382 278 104 2
8 Sat November 13 boxscore W 4-4 Baltimore Colts 24 13 22 342 154 188 2 12 324 84 240 3
9 Sun November 21 boxscore L 4-5 Detroit Lions 17 21 23 351 277 74 4 23 418 230 188 3
9 Thu November 25 boxscore L 4-6 @ Detroit Lions 24 28 16 350 217 133 3 15 299 214 85 2
11 Sun December 5 boxscore L 4-7 @ San Francisco 49ers 0 35 19 271 216 55 2 25 449 212 237
12 Sun December 12 boxscore L 4-8 @ Los Angeles Rams 27 35 19 269 195 74 2 30 570 434 136 4

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
18 Tobin Rote 26 QB 12 12 4-8-0 180 382 47.1 2311 14 3.7 18 4.7 82 6.0 4.7 12.8 192.6 59.1 0 0
15 Bobby Garrett 22 9 0 15 30 50.0 143 0 0.0 1 3.3 16 4.8 3.3 9.5 15.9 49.7 0 0
Team Total 25.0 12 4-8-0 195 412 47.3 2454 14 3.4 19 4.6 82 6.0 4.6 12.6 204.5 58.5 0 0
Opp Total 12 208 374 55.6 2690 17 4.5 19 5.1 7.2 5.82 12.9 224.2 72.4 26 211 6.2 4.9 6.5

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
24 Breezy Reid 27 LH 12 0 99 507 5 69 5.1 42.3 8.3 14 129 9.2 0 25 1.2 10.8 636 5 0
37 Howie Ferguson 24 FB 12 0 83 276 0 25 3.3 23.0 6.9 41 398 9.7 0 49 3.4 33.2 674 0 8
18 Tobin Rote 26 QB 12 12 67 301 8 30 4.5 25.1 5.6 301 8 4
42 Al Carmichael 26 KR/RH 10 0 33 130 0 23 3.9 13.0 3.3 18 251 13.9 0 45 1.8 25.1 381 0 2
27 Veryl Switzer 22 PR 12 0 15 59 0 33 3.9 4.9 1.3 17 166 9.8 2 28 1.4 13.8 225 2 3
31 Fred Cone 28 K 12 0 15 18 0 11 1.2 1.5 1.3 4 19 4.8 0 13 0.3 1.6 37 0 1
40 Joe Johnson 25 12 0 7 31 0 10 4.4 2.6 0.6 10 72 7.2 1 17 0.8 6.0 103 1 0
85 Max McGee 22 LE/P 12 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 0.8 0.1 36 614 17.1 9 82 3.0 51.2 623 9 0
15 Bobby Garrett 22 9 0 1 -3 0 -3 -3.0 -0.3 0.1 -3 0 2
86 Billy Howton 24 RE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 52 768 14.8 2 59 4.3 64.0 768 2 0
84 Gary Knafelc 22 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 37 12.3 0 15 0.3 4.1 37 0 0
Team Total 25.0 12 321 1328 13 69 4.1 110.7 26.8 195 2454 12.6 14 82 16.3 204.5 3782 27 21
Opp Total 12 403 1871 13 4.6 155.9 33.6 208 2479 11.9 17 17.3 206.6 4350 30 22

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
27 Veryl Switzer 22 PR 12 0 24 306 1 93 12.8 20 500 0 88 25.0 1031
42 Al Carmichael 26 KR/RH 10 0 9 43 0 14 4.8 20 531 0 49 26.6 955
40 Joe Johnson 25 12 0 5 38 0 9 7.6 4 91 0 28 22.8 232
37 Howie Ferguson 24 FB 12 0 2 31 0 22 15.5 705
62 Buddy Brown 29 RG 12 12 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
31 Fred Cone 28 K 12 0 1 22 0 22 22.0 59
44 Bobby Dillon+ 24 RS 12 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
69 Bill Forester 22 LLB 12 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 18
48 Jim Psaltis 27 RDH 11 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 25.0 12 40 394 1 93 9.9 49 1193 0 88 24.3 5369
Opp Total 12 43 1502 1 34.9 45 832 0 18.5

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
85 Max McGee 22 LE/P 12 0 72 2999 63 0 41.7
31 Fred Cone 28 K 12 0 16 9 56.3% 29 27 93.1%
Team Total 25.0 12 16 9 56.3% 29 27 93.1% 72 2999 63 0 41.7
Opp Total 12 14 7 50.0% 33 32 97.0% 64 2568 40.1

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
37 Howie Ferguson 24 FB 12 0 0 8 1 0 0
44 Bobby Dillon+ 24 RS 12 0 7 111 1 59 0 0 1 0 0 0
18 Tobin Rote 26 QB 12 12 0 4 2 0 0
27 Veryl Switzer 22 PR 12 0 0 3 2 0 1
47 Val Joe Walker 24 LDH 10 0 4 83 0 44 0 0 0 1 3 0
74 Roger Zatkoff* 23 RLB 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
42 Al Carmichael 26 KR/RH 10 0 0 2 1 0 0
15 Bobby Garrett 22 9 0 0 2 1 0 0
28 Clarence Self 29 LS 12 0 2 23 0 23 0 0 0 1 0 0
72 Jerry Helluin 25 LDT 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
88 Gene White 22 9 0 1 20 0 20 0 0 0 1 0 0
75 Dick Afflis 25 12 0 1 3 0 3 0
31 Fred Cone 28 K 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
80 Carl Elliott 27 RDE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
69 Bill Forester 22 LLB 12 0 1 21 0 21 0
77 Dave Hanner* 24 RDT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
86 Billy Howton 24 RE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
70 Art Hunter 21 RT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
81 Gene Knutson 22 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
83 John Martinkovic* 27 LDE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
48 Jim Psaltis 27 RDH 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
24 Breezy Reid 27 LH 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
66 Deral Teteak 25 6 0 1 23 0 23 0
58 Clayton Tonnemaker 26 MLB 12 0 1 1 0 1 0
Team Total 25.0 12 19 285 1 59 0 0 21 23 3 1
Opp Total 12 37 22 8

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
31 Fred Cone 28 K 12 0 27 9 54
85 Max McGee 22 LE/P 12 0 9 9 54
18 Tobin Rote 26 QB 12 12 8 8 48
24 Breezy Reid 27 LH 12 0 5 5 30
27 Veryl Switzer 22 PR 12 0 2 1 1 4 24
86 Billy Howton 24 RE 12 0 2 2 12
44 Bobby Dillon+ 24 RS 12 0 1 1 6
40 Joe Johnson 25 12 0 1 1 6
Team Total 25.0 12 13 14 1 1 1 30 27 9 234
Opp Total 12 13 17 1 1 1 32 7 251