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11-2-1, Finished 2nd in NFL West Division  · 1963 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 10.6, Offense: 4.5, Defense: 6.0, SoS: -1.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 369 points (26.4/g), 2nd of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 206 points (14.7/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 163 points (11.6/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 11.2-2.8.

Coach: Vince Lombardi (11-2-1)

Stadium: New City Stadium
 Training Camp: St. Norbert College (De Pere, 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 Bart Starr 29 7 10 132 for 244, 1,855 yards, 15 td, 10 int, & 13 rushes for 116 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 17th / 200th pick / 1956
HB Tom Moore 25 3 0 132 rushes for 658 yards, 6 td, & 23 catches for 237 yards and 2 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1960
FB Jim Taylor* 28 5 0 248 rushes for 1,018 yards, 9 td, & 13 catches for 68 yards and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1958
FL Boyd Dowler 26 4 0 53 catches for 901 yards, 6 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 25th pick / 1959
SE Max McGee 31 9 0 39 catches for 749 yards, 6 td Green Bay Packers / 5th / 51st pick / 1954
TE Ron Kramer 28 6 0 32 catches for 537 yards, 4 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 4th pick / 1957
LT Bob Skoronski 29 7 0 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 56th pick / 1956
LG Fuzzy Thurston 30 5 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 54th pick / 1956
C Jim Ringo*+ 32 10 14 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 79th pick / 1953
RG Jerry Kramer*+ 27 5 0 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 39th pick / 1958
RT Forrest Gregg*+ 30 7 0 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 20th pick / 1956
 Defensive Starters
LDE Willie Davis* 29 5 0 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 15th / 181st pick / 1956
LDT Ron Kostelnik 23 2 0 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 26th pick / 1961
Buffalo Bills / 14th / 107th pick / 1961
RDT Henry Jordan*+ 28 6 0 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 5th / 52nd pick / 1957
RDE Lionel Aldridge 22 Rook 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 6th / 47th pick / 1963
Green Bay Packers / 4th / 54th pick / 1963
LLB Dan Currie 28 5 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1958
MLB Ray Nitschke 27 5 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 36th pick / 1958
RLB Bill Forester 31 10 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 31st pick / 1953
LCB Herb Adderley*+ 24 2 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 12th pick / 1961
New York Titans / 2nd / 13th pick / 1961
RCB Jesse Whittenton* 29 7 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 60th pick / 1956
LS Hank Gremminger 30 7 0 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 7th / 80th pick / 1956
RS Willie Wood 27 3 0 5 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Jerry Kramer*+ 27 5 0 16 of 34 field goals & 43 of 46 extra points Green Bay Packers / 4th / 39th pick / 1958
P Jerry Norton 32 9 0 51 punts for a 44.7 average, 0 blocked Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 81st pick / 1954
PR Willie Wood 27 3 0 19 punt returns for a 8.9 average and 0 td
KR Herb Adderley*+ 24 2 0 20 kick returns for a 29.9 average and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 12th pick / 1961
New York Titans / 2nd / 13th pick / 1961

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
26 Herb Adderley*+ 24 KR 14 0 205 6-0 Michigan St. 6/8/1939 2 17 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 12th pick / 1961
New York Titans / 2nd / 13th pick / 1961
62 Lionel Aldridge 22 RDE 14 0 254 6-3 Utah St. 2/14/1941 Rook 8 Houston Oilers / 6th / 47th pick / 1963
Green Bay Packers / 4th / 54th pick / 1963
82 Jan Barrett 24 3 0 226 6-3 Fresno St. 11/13/1939 Rook 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 9th / 72nd pick / 1963
Green Bay Packers / 6th / 84th pick / 1963
12 Zeke Bratkowski 32 2 0 210 6-2 Georgia 10/20/1931 9 0 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 17th pick / 1953
33 Lew Carpenter 31 14 0 220 6-1 Arkansas 1/12/1932 10 0 Detroit Lions / 8th / 97th pick / 1953
58 Dan Currie 28 LLB 14 0 235 6-3 Michigan St. 6/27/1935 5 12 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1958
87 Willie Davis* 29 LDE 14 0 243 6-3 Grambling St. 7/24/1934 5 12 Cleveland Browns / 15th / 181st pick / 1956
86 Boyd Dowler 26 FL 14 0 224 6-5 Colorado 10/18/1937 4 11 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 25th pick / 1959
81 Marv Fleming 21 14 0 232 6-4 Utah 1/2/1942 Rook 2 Denver Broncos / 9th / 69th pick / 1963
Green Bay Packers / 11th / 154th pick / 1963
71 Bill Forester 31 RLB 14 0 237 6-3 SMU 8/9/1932 10 9 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 31st pick / 1953
75 Forrest Gregg*+ 30 RT 14 0 249 6-4 SMU 10/18/1933 7 12 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 20th pick / 1956
46 Hank Gremminger 30 LS 14 0 201 6-1 Baylor 9/1/1933 7 7 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 80th pick / 1956
67 Dan Grimm 22 14 0 245 6-3 Colorado 2/7/1941 Rook 3 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 70th pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 20th / 157th pick / 1963
40 Earl Gros 23 14 0 220 6-3 LSU 8/29/1940 1 2 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 14th pick / 1962
Houston Oilers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1962
79 Dave Hanner 33 14 0 257 6-2 Arkansas 5/22/1930 11 5 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 52nd pick / 1952
83 Urban Henry 28 14 0 265 6-4 Georgia Tech 6/7/1935 2 4 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 38th pick / 1958
65 Ed Holler 23 2 0 235 6-2 South Carolina 1/23/1940 Rook 3 Green Bay Packers / 14th / 196th pick / 1963
53 Ken Iman 24 14 0 240 6-1 SE Missouri St. 2/8/1939 3 3
21 Bob Jeter 26 13 0 200 6-1 Iowa 5/9/1937 Rook 3 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 17th pick / 1960
74 Henry Jordan*+ 28 RDT 14 0 248 6-2 Virginia 1/26/1935 6 16 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 52nd pick / 1957
77 Ron Kostelnik 23 LDT 13 0 260 6-4 Cincinnati 1/14/1940 2 8 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 26th pick / 1961
Buffalo Bills / 14th / 107th pick / 1961
64 Jerry Kramer*+ 27 K 14 0 245 6-3 Idaho 1/23/1936 5 13 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 39th pick / 1958
88 Ron Kramer 28 TE 12 0 234 6-3 Michigan 6/24/1935 6 7 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 4th pick / 1957
78 Norm Masters 30 14 0 249 6-2 Michigan St. 9/19/1933 6 3 Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 18th pick / 1956
85 Max McGee 31 SE 14 0 205 6-3 Tulane 7/16/1932 9 9 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 51st pick / 1954
35 Frank Mestnik 25 11 0 200 6-2 Marquette 2/23/1938 3 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 15th / 170th pick / 1960
25 Tom Moore 25 HB 12 0 215 6-2 Vanderbilt 7/17/1938 3 9 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1960
66 Ray Nitschke 27 MLB 12 0 235 6-3 Illinois 12/29/1936 5 9 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 36th pick / 1958
23 Jerry Norton 32 P 14 0 195 5-11 SMU 5/17/1931 9 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 81st pick / 1954
22 Elijah Pitts 25 14 0 204 6-1 Philander Smith 2/3/1938 2 3 Green Bay Packers / 13th / 180th pick / 1961
51 Jim Ringo*+ 32 C 14 14 232 6-1 Syracuse 11/21/1931 10 12 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 79th pick / 1953
10 John Roach 30 qb 8 4 197 6-4 SMU 3/26/1933 7 3 Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 31st pick / 1956
89 Dave Robinson 22 14 0 245 6-3 Penn St. 5/3/1941 Rook 4 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 14th pick / 1963
San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1963
76 Bob Skoronski 29 LT 14 0 249 6-3 Indiana 3/5/1934 7 6 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 56th pick / 1956
15 Bart Starr 29 QB 13 10 197 6-1 Alabama 1/9/1934 7 10 Green Bay Packers / 17th / 200th pick / 1956
31 Jim Taylor* 28 FB 13 0 214 6-0 LSU 9/20/1935 5 9 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1958
63 Fuzzy Thurston 30 LG 14 0 247 6-1 Valparaiso 12/29/1933 5 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 54th pick / 1956
47 Jesse Whittenton* 29 RCB 14 0 193 6-0 Texas-El Paso 5/9/1934 7 10 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 60th pick / 1956
29 Howie Williams 27 7 0 190 6-1 Howard 12/4/1936 1 3
24 Willie Wood 27 PR 14 0 190 5-10 USC 12/23/1936 3 9
Team Total 27.3 14 226.1 6-2.1 4.6