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1957 Green Bay Packers

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3-9-0, Finished 6th in NFL West Division  · 1957 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.2, Offense: -0.9, Defense: -5.3, SoS: 1.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 218 points (18.2/g), 8th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 311 points (25.9/g), 12th.
 Differential of -93 points (-7.8/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 3.6-8.4.

Coach: Lisle Blackbourn (3-9-0)

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

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Bart Starr 23 1 11 117 for 215, 1,489 yards, 8 td, 10 int, & 31 rushes for 98 yards and 3 td Green Bay Packers / 17th / 200th pick / 1956
FB Paul Hornung 22 Rook 0 60 rushes for 319 yards, 3 td, & 6 catches for 34 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 1st pick / 1957
LH Don McIlhenny 23 1 0 100 rushes for 384 yards, 1 td, & 18 catches for 210 yards and 2 td Detroit Lions / 3rd / 27th pick / 1956
RH Ron Kramer 22 Rook 0 0 rushes for 0 yards, 0 td, & 28 catches for 337 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 4th pick / 1957
LE Max McGee 25 3 0 17 catches for 273 yards, 1 td, & 5 rushes for 40 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 5th / 51st pick / 1954
LT Norm Masters 24 Rook 0 1 fumble recovered Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 18th pick / 1956
LG Al Barry 27 3 0 Green Bay Packers / 30th / 355th pick / 1953
C Jim Ringo*+ 26 4 12 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 79th pick / 1953
RG Jim Salsbury 25 2 0 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 24th pick / 1955
RT Ollie Spencer 26 4 0 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 6th / 73rd pick / 1953
RE Billy Howton*+ 27 5 0 38 catches for 727 yards, 5 td, & 4 rushes for 20 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1952
 Defensive Starters
LDE Carlton Massey 27 3 0 Cleveland Browns / 8th / 95th pick / 1953
LDT Jerry Helluin 28 5 0 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 38th pick / 1951
RDT Dave Hanner 27 5 0 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 52nd pick / 1952
RDE Nate Borden 25 2 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 25th / 293rd pick / 1955
LLB Tom Bettis 24 2 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1955
MLB Sam Palumbo 25 2 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 4th / 49th pick / 1955
RLB Bill Forester 25 4 0 4 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 31st pick / 1953
LDH Johnny Petitbon 26 5 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Texans / 7th / 74th pick / 1952
RDH Hank Gremminger 24 1 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 7th / 80th pick / 1956
LS John Symank 22 Rook 0 9 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 23rd / 268th pick / 1957
RS Bobby Dillon*+ 27 5 0 9 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 28th pick / 1952
 Special Teams Starters
K Fred Cone 31 6 0 12 of 17 field goals & 26 of 26 extra points Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 27th pick / 1951
P Dick Deschaine 25 2 0 63 punts for a 42.0 average, 2 blocked
PR Al Carmichael 29 4 0 25 punt returns for a 7.6 average and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1953
KR Al Carmichael 29 4 0 31 kick returns for a 22.3 average and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1953

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
62 Norm Amundsen 25 12 0 245 5-11 Wisconsin 9/28/1932 Rook Green Bay Packers / 6th / 65th pick / 1955
66 Al Barry 27 LG 12 0 238 6-2 USC 12/24/1930 3 Green Bay Packers / 30th / 355th pick / 1953
65 Tom Bettis 24 LLB 12 0 228 6-2 Purdue 3/17/1933 2 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1955
87 Nate Borden 25 RDE 9 0 234 6-0 Indiana 9/22/1932 2 Green Bay Packers / 25th / 293rd pick / 1955
48 Al Carmichael 29 KR 12 0 200 6-1 USC 11/10/1928 4 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1953
31 Fred Cone 31 K 12 0 199 5-11 Clemson 6/21/1926 6 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 27th pick / 1951
64 Ernie Danjean 23 12 0 230 6-0 Auburn 3/5/1934 Rook Green Bay Packers / 19th / 220th pick / 1957
80 Dick Deschaine 25 P 12 0 206 6-0 none 4/28/1932 2
44 Bobby Dillon*+ 27 RS 12 0 180 6-1 Texas 2/23/1930 5 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 28th pick / 1952
37 Howie Ferguson 27 12 0 218 6-2 none 8/5/1930 4
71 Tom Finnin 30 3 0 262 6-2 Detroit Mercy 9/28/1927 4 New York Giants / 24th / 306th pick / 1950
69 Bill Forester 25 RLB 12 0 237 6-3 SMU 8/9/1932 4 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 31st pick / 1953
46 Hank Gremminger 24 RDH 12 0 201 6-1 Baylor 9/1/1933 1 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 80th pick / 1956
79 Dave Hanner 27 RDT 12 0 257 6-2 Arkansas 5/22/1930 5 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 52nd pick / 1952
72 Jerry Helluin 28 LDT 12 0 272 6-2 Tulane 8/8/1929 5 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 38th pick / 1951
5 Paul Hornung 22 FB 12 0 215 6-2 Notre Dame 12/23/1935 Rook Green Bay Packers / 1st / 1st pick / 1957
86 Billy Howton*+ 27 RE 12 0 191 6-2 Rice 7/5/1930 5 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1952
40 Joe Johnson 28 12 0 185 6-0 Boston Col. 11/3/1929 3 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 127th pick / 1953
25 Billy Kinard 24 12 0 189 6-0 Mississippi 12/16/1933 1 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 25th pick / 1956
84 Gary Knafelc 25 3 0 217 6-4 Colorado 1/2/1932 3 Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 14th pick / 1954
88 Ron Kramer 22 RH 11 0 234 6-3 Michigan 6/24/1935 Rook Green Bay Packers / 1st / 4th pick / 1957
58 Larry Lauer 30 12 0 232 6-3 Alabama 8/27/1927 1 New York Yanks / 8th / 94th pick / 1951
81 Carlton Massey 27 LDE 12 0 221 6-4 Southwestern (TX),Texas 1/17/1930 3 Cleveland Browns / 8th / 95th pick / 1953
78 Norm Masters 24 LT 12 0 249 6-2 Michigan St. 9/19/1933 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 18th pick / 1956
85 Max McGee 25 LE 12 0 205 6-3 Tulane 7/16/1932 3 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 51st pick / 1954
42 Don McIlhenny 23 LH 12 0 197 6-0 SMU 11/22/1934 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 27th pick / 1956
53 Sam Palumbo 25 MLB 9 0 226 6-2 Notre Dame 6/7/1932 2 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 49th pick / 1955
10 Babe Parilli 27 qb 12 1 196 6-1 Kentucky 5/7/1930 5 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 4th pick / 1952
20 Johnny Petitbon 26 LDH 12 0 186 5-11 Notre Dame 6/4/1931 5 Dallas Texans / 7th / 74th pick / 1952
33 Frank Purnell 24 9 0 230 5-11 Alcorn St. 4/5/1933 Rook
51 Jim Ringo*+ 26 C 12 12 232 6-1 Syracuse 11/21/1931 4 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 79th pick / 1953
67 Jim Salsbury 25 RG 12 0 233 6-1 UCLA 8/8/1932 2 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 24th pick / 1955
77 Ollie Spencer 26 RT 12 0 245 6-2 Kansas 4/17/1931 4 Detroit Lions / 6th / 73rd pick / 1953
15 Bart Starr 23 QB 12 11 197 6-1 Alabama 1/9/1934 1 Green Bay Packers / 17th / 200th pick / 1956
27 John Symank 22 LS 12 0 180 5-11 Florida 8/31/1935 Rook Green Bay Packers / 23rd / 268th pick / 1957
82 Jim Temp 24 12 0 245 6-4 Wisconsin 10/10/1933 Rook Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 17th pick / 1955
74 Carl Vereen 21 12 0 247 6-2 Georgia Tech 1/27/1936 Rook Green Bay Packers / 4th / 41st pick / 1957
Team Total 25.5 12 220.5 6-1.4 2.4