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10-3-1, Finished 1st in NFL West Division  · 1965 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 11.7, Offense: 1.2, Defense: 10.5, SoS: 5.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 316 points (22.6/g), 8th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 224 points (16.0/g), 1st.
 Differential of 92 points (6.6/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 9.7-4.3.

Coach: Vince Lombardi (10-3-1)

Stadium: Lambeau Field
 Training Camp: St. Norbert College (De Pere, Wisconsin)


Team Info

Head Coach/General Manager Vince Lombardi
President Dominic Olejniczak
Offensive Scheme Smashmouth
Defensive Alignment 4-3

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 316 3601 781 4.6 26 12 13 201 166 306 2113 19 14 6.1 103 432 1488 14 3.4 85
Team Defense 224 3969 907 4.4 50 23 14 240 187 383 1981 11 27 4.6 111 480 1988 10 4.1 115
Lg Rank Offense 8 12 2 4 13 14 11 12 3 8 6 10 6 11
Lg Rank Defense 1 3 1 2 6 7 1 1 1 1 12 13 2 9

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 19 boxscore W 1-0 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 41 9 21 354 220 134 15 193 101 92 4
2 Sun September 26 boxscore W 2-0 Baltimore Colts 20 17 11 184 78 106 3 15 309 197 112 6
3 Sun October 3 boxscore W 3-0 Chicago Bears 23 14 14 299 221 78 23 413 221 192 2
4 Sun October 10 boxscore W 4-0 San Francisco 49ers 27 10 20 339 153 186 2 15 279 176 103 1
5 Sun October 17 boxscore W 5-0 @ Detroit Lions 31 21 17 374 291 83 1 18 296 165 131 3
6 Sun October 24 boxscore W 6-0 Dallas Cowboys 13 3 7 63 -10 73 13 192 -1 193 5
7 Sun October 31 boxscore L 6-1 @ Chicago Bears 10 31 14 219 98 121 4 20 265 53 212 3
8 Sun November 7 boxscore L 6-2 Detroit Lions 7 12 8 68 -2 70 3 12 180 52 128 4
9 Sun November 14 boxscore W 7-2 Los Angeles Rams 6 3 10 177 75 102 1 9 142 26 116 4
10 Sun November 21 boxscore W 8-2 @ Minnesota Vikings 38 13 16 339 159 180 3 19 364 181 183 6
11 Sun November 28 boxscore L 8-3 @ Los Angeles Rams 10 21 12 254 232 22 1 19 344 242 102 2
12 Sun December 5 boxscore W 9-3 Minnesota Vikings 24 19 16 266 153 113 4 21 336 85 251 2
13 Sun December 12 boxscore W 10-3 @ Baltimore Colts 42 27 18 366 222 144 3 21 264 190 74 3
14 Sun December 19 boxscore T 10-3-1 @ San Francisco 49ers 24 24 17 299 223 76 1 20 392 293 99 5
Playoffs
Division Sun December 26 boxscore W OT 11-3-1 Baltimore Colts 13 10 23 362 250 112 4 9 175 32 143 1
Championship Sun January 2 boxscore W 12-3-1 Cleveland Browns 23 12 21 332 128 204 1 8 161 97 64 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
15 Bart Starr 31 QB 14 14 10-3-1 140 251 55.8% 2055 16 6.4 9 3.6 77 8.2 7.8 14.7 146.8 89.0 2 1
12 Zeke Bratkowski 34 qb 6 0 21 48 43.8% 348 3 6.3 4 8.3 80 7.3 4.8 16.6 58.0 54.9 2 3
5 Paul Hornung 30 HB 12 0 1 2 50.0% 19 0 0.0 1 50.0 19 9.5 -13.0 19.0 1.6 43.7
25 Tom Moore 27 13 0 2 2 100.0% 22 0 0.0 0 0.0 13 11.0 11.0 11.0 1.7 112.5
22 Elijah Pitts 27 KR 14 1 1 2 50.0% 51 0 0.0 0 0.0 51 25.5 25.5 51.0 3.6 95.8
10 Dennis Claridge 24 1 0 1 1 100.0% 13 0 0.0 0 0.0 13 13.0 13.0 13.0 13.0 118.7
Team Total 27.1 14 10-3-1 166 306 54.2% 2508 19 6.2 14 4.6 80 8.2 7.4 15.1 179.1 83.1 4 4
Opp Total 14 187 383 48.8% 2316 11 2.9 27 7.0 6.0 3.45 12.4 165.4 48.2 44 335 4.6 2.3 10.3

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
31 Jim Taylor 30 FB 14 0 207 734 4 35 3.5 52.4 14.8 20 207 10.4 0 41 1.4 14.8 941 4 3
5 Paul Hornung 30 HB 12 0 89 299 5 17 3.4 24.9 7.4 19 336 17.7 3 65 1.6 28.0 635 8 2
22 Elijah Pitts 27 KR 14 1 54 122 4 12 2.3 8.7 3.9 11 182 16.5 1 80 0.8 13.0 304 5 2
25 Tom Moore 27 13 0 51 124 0 13 2.4 9.5 3.9 7 87 12.4 1 31 0.5 6.7 211 1 4
15 Bart Starr 31 QB 14 14 18 169 1 38 9.4 12.1 1.3 169 1 2
12 Zeke Bratkowski 34 qb 6 0 4 -1 0 1 -0.3 -0.2 0.7 -1 0 1
41 Junior Coffey 23 13 0 3 12 0 10 4.0 0.9 0.2 12 0 0
35 Allen Jacobs 24 14 0 3 5 0 2 1.7 0.4 0.2 5 0 0
10 Dennis Claridge 24 1 0 2 -3 0 1 -1.5 -3.0 2.0 -3 0 1
34 Don Chandler 31 K/P 14 0 1 27 0 27 27.0 1.9 0.1 27 0 0
86 Boyd Dowler* 28 SE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 44 610 13.9 4 47 3.1 43.6 610 4 1
84 Carroll Dale 27 FL 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 20 382 19.1 2 77 1.5 29.4 382 2 1
81 Marv Fleming 23 TE 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14 141 10.1 2 31 1.1 10.8 141 2 0
80 Bob Long 23 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 304 23.4 4 62 1.0 23.4 304 4 0
85 Max McGee 33 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 154 15.4 1 37 0.8 12.8 154 1 0
88 Bill Anderson 29 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 105 13.1 1 27 0.6 7.5 105 1 0
Team Total 27.1 14 432 1488 14 38 3.4 106.3 30.9 166 2508 15.1 19 80 11.9 179.1 3996 33 18
Opp Total 14 480 1988 10 4.1 142.0 34.3 187 1981 10.6 11 13.4 141.5 3969 21 37

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
22 Elijah Pitts 27 KR 14 1 8 27 0 12 3.4 20 396 0 29 19.8 727
25 Tom Moore 27 13 0 15 361 0 52 24.1 572
24 Willie Wood*+ 29 LS/PR 14 0 13 38 0 14 2.9 38
26 Herb Adderley*+ 26 LCB 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 10 221 0 33 22.1 221
37 Tommy Crutcher 24 14 0 3 53 0 21 17.7 53
41 Junior Coffey 23 13 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 21
67 Dan Grimm 24 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 27.1 14 22 65 0 14 3.0 50 1040 0 52 20.8 5101
Opp Total 14 36 290 0 8.1 52 1216 0 23.4

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
34 Don Chandler 31 K/P 14 0 9 7 5 4 3 2 8 4 1 26 17 65.4%% 38 37 97.4%% 74 3176 90 0 42.9
Team Total 27.1 14 9 7 5 4 3 2 8 4 1 26 17 65.4%% 38 37 97.4%% 74 3176 90 0 42.9
Opp Total 14 33 22 66.7%% 22 22 100.0%% 60 2526 42.1

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
26 Herb Adderley*+ 26 LCB 14 0 6 175 3 44 0 0 1 3 2 0
24 Willie Wood*+ 29 LS/PR 14 0 6 65 0 28 0 0 0 2 0 0
43 Doug Hart 26 14 0 4 29 0 24 0 0 0 1 20 1
89 Dave Robinson 24 LLB 14 0 3 141 0 87 0 0 0 2 2 0
40 Tom Brown 25 RS 14 0 3 42 0 27 0 0 0 1 0 0
25 Tom Moore 27 13 0 0 4 0 0 0
66 Ray Nitschke 29 MLB 12 0 1 21 0 21 0 0 0 3 18 0
31 Jim Taylor 30 FB 14 0 0 3 1 0 0
87 Willie Davis*+ 31 LDE 14 0 1 21 0 21 0 0 0 2 0 0
74 Henry Jordan 30 RDT 14 0 0 0 3 0 0
22 Elijah Pitts 27 KR 14 1 0 2 1 0 0
82 Lionel Aldridge 24 RDE 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
12 Zeke Bratkowski 34 qb 6 0 0 1 1 0 0
5 Paul Hornung 30 HB 12 0 0 2 0 0 0
15 Bart Starr 31 QB 14 14 0 2 0 0 0
60 Lee Roy Caffey* 24 RLB 14 0 1 42 1 42 0
10 Dennis Claridge 24 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
41 Junior Coffey 23 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
37 Tommy Crutcher 24 14 0 1 4 0 4 0
50 Bill Curry 23 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
84 Carroll Dale 27 FL 13 0 0 1 0 0 0
86 Boyd Dowler* 28 SE 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
75 Forrest Gregg+ 32 LG 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
67 Dan Grimm 24 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
21 Bob Jeter 28 RCB 13 0 1 21 0 21 0
77 Ron Kostelnik 25 LDT 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
70 Bud Marshall 24 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
72 Steve Wright 23 RT 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 27.1 14 27 561 4 87 0 0 18 29 42 1
Opp Total 14 43 37 14 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
34 Don Chandler 31 K/P 14 0 37 17 88
5 Paul Hornung 30 HB 12 0 5 3 8 48
22 Elijah Pitts 27 KR 14 1 4 1 5 30
86 Boyd Dowler* 28 SE 14 0 4 4 24
80 Bob Long 23 13 0 4 4 24
31 Jim Taylor 30 FB 14 0 4 4 24
26 Herb Adderley*+ 26 LCB 14 0 3 3 18
84 Carroll Dale 27 FL 13 0 2 2 12
81 Marv Fleming 23 TE 13 0 2 2 12
88 Bill Anderson 29 14 0 1 1 6
60 Lee Roy Caffey* 24 RLB 14 0 1 1 6
43 Doug Hart 26 14 0 1 1 6
85 Max McGee 33 12 0 1 1 6
25 Tom Moore 27 13 0 1 1 6
15 Bart Starr 31 QB 14 14 1 1 6
Team Total 27.1 14 14 19 1 4 38 37 17 316
Opp Total 14 10 11 1 22 22 2 224

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1965-09-19 @ PIT W, 41-9 2 34 interception Herb Adderley 34 yard interception return (Don Chandler kick)
2 1965-09-19 @ PIT W, 41-9 3 31 pass Marv Fleming 31 yard pass from Bart Starr (Don Chandler kick)
3 1965-09-19 @ PIT W, 41-9 4 10 pass Paul Hornung 10 yard pass from Bart Starr (Don Chandler kick)
4 1965-09-19 @ PIT W, 41-9 4 2 rush Elijah Pitts 2 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
5 1965-09-19 @ PIT W, 41-9 4 2 rush Elijah Pitts 2 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
6 1965-09-26 BAL W, 20-17 2 44 interception Herb Adderley 44 yard interception return (Don Chandler kick)
7 1965-09-26 BAL W, 20-17 4 37 pass Max McGee 37 yard pass from Zeke Bratkowski (Don Chandler kick)
8 1965-10-03 CHI W, 23-14 1 1 rush Paul Hornung 1 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
9 1965-10-03 CHI W, 23-14 1 42 interception Lee Roy Caffey 42 yard interception return (Don Chandler kick)
10 1965-10-03 CHI W, 23-14 2 48 pass Bob Long 48 yard pass from Bart Starr
11 1965-10-10 SFO W, 27-10 1 23 pass Bob Long 23 yard pass from Bart Starr (Don Chandler kick)
12 1965-10-10 SFO W, 27-10 3 9 pass Marv Fleming 9 yard pass from Bart Starr (Don Chandler kick)
13 1965-10-10 SFO W, 27-10 4 2 rush Paul Hornung 2 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
14 1965-10-17 @ DET W, 31-21 3 62 pass Bob Long 62 yard pass from Bart Starr (Don Chandler kick)
15 1965-10-17 @ DET W, 31-21 3 31 pass Tom Moore 31 yard pass from Bart Starr (Don Chandler kick)
16 1965-10-17 @ DET W, 31-21 3 77 pass Carroll Dale 77 yard pass from Bart Starr (Don Chandler kick)
17 1965-10-17 @ DET W, 31-21 4 4 rush Bart Starr 4 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
18 1965-10-24 DAL W, 13-3 3 7 rush Jim Taylor 7 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
19 1965-10-31 @ CHI L, 10-31 1 1 rush Jim Taylor 1 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
20 1965-11-07 DET L, 7-12 2 1 rush Jim Taylor 1 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
21 1965-11-21 @ MIN W, 38-13 1 15 pass Carroll Dale 15 yard pass from Bart Starr (Don Chandler kick)
22 1965-11-21 @ MIN W, 38-13 4 47 pass Boyd Dowler 47 yard pass from Bart Starr (Don Chandler kick)
23 1965-11-21 @ MIN W, 38-13 4 2 rush Elijah Pitts 2 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
24 1965-11-21 @ MIN W, 38-13 4 20 fumble Doug Hart 20 yard fumble return (Don Chandler kick)
25 1965-11-21 @ MIN W, 38-13 4 11 pass Bob Long 11 yard pass from Bart Starr (Don Chandler kick)
26 1965-11-28 @ RAM L, 10-21 4 80 pass Elijah Pitts 80 yard pass from Zeke Bratkowski (Don Chandler kick)
27 1965-12-05 MIN W, 24-19 1 27 pass Boyd Dowler 27 yard pass from Bart Starr (Don Chandler kick)
28 1965-12-05 MIN W, 24-19 2 3 rush Elijah Pitts 3 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
29 1965-12-05 MIN W, 24-19 3 27 pass Bill Anderson 27 yard pass from Zeke Bratkowski (Don Chandler kick)
30 1965-12-12 @ BAL W, 42-27 1 2 rush Paul Hornung 2 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
31 1965-12-12 @ BAL W, 42-27 1 50 pass Paul Hornung 50 yard pass from Bart Starr (Don Chandler kick)
32 1965-12-12 @ BAL W, 42-27 2 10 pass Boyd Dowler 10 yard pass from Bart Starr (Don Chandler kick)
33 1965-12-12 @ BAL W, 42-27 3 9 rush Paul Hornung 9 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
34 1965-12-12 @ BAL W, 42-27 3 3 rush Paul Hornung 3 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
35 1965-12-12 @ BAL W, 42-27 4 65 pass Paul Hornung 65 yard pass from Bart Starr (Don Chandler kick)
36 1965-12-19 @ SFO T, 24-24 2 43 pass Boyd Dowler 43 yard pass from Bart Starr (Don Chandler kick)
37 1965-12-19 @ SFO T, 24-24 3 13 interception Herb Adderley 13 yard interception return (Don Chandler kick)
38 1965-12-19 @ SFO T, 24-24 4 5 rush Jim Taylor 5 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1965-09-26 BAL L, 17-20 2 1 rush Jerry Hill 1 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
2 1965-09-26 BAL L, 17-20 4 5 pass Raymond Berry 5 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
3 1965-10-03 CHI L, 14-23 3 6 rush Gale Sayers 6 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
4 1965-10-03 CHI L, 14-23 4 65 pass Gale Sayers 65 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Roger LeClerc kick)
5 1965-10-10 SFO L, 10-27 2 1 pass Monty Stickles 1 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
6 1965-10-17 @ DET L, 21-31 1 14 pass Ron Kramer 14 yard pass from Milt Plum (Wayne Walker kick)
7 1965-10-17 @ DET L, 21-31 1 36 interception Wayne Rasmussen 36 yard interception return (Wayne Walker kick)
8 1965-10-17 @ DET L, 21-31 2 55 pass Terry Barr 55 yard pass from Milt Plum (Wayne Walker kick)
9 1965-10-31 @ CHI W, 31-10 2 13 pass Jim Jones 13 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Roger LeClerc kick)
10 1965-10-31 @ CHI W, 31-10 2 10 rush Gale Sayers 10 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
11 1965-10-31 @ CHI W, 31-10 3 2 rush Jon Arnett 2 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
12 1965-10-31 @ CHI W, 31-10 4 4 rush Ronnie Bull 4 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
13 1965-11-07 DET W, 12-7 2 1 rush Joe Don Looney 1 yard rush (Wayne Walker kick)
14 1965-11-21 @ MIN L, 13-38 3 27 pass Paul Flatley 27 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
15 1965-11-28 @ RAM W, 21-10 1 4 rush Ben Wilson 4 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)
16 1965-12-05 MIN L, 19-24 1 1 rush Tommy Mason 1 yard rush (Fred Cox kick)
17 1965-12-12 @ BAL L, 27-42 2 3 rush Lenny Moore 3 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
18 1965-12-12 @ BAL L, 27-42 4 1 rush Jerry Hill 1 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
19 1965-12-12 @ BAL L, 27-42 4 5 pass Raymond Berry 5 yard pass from Gary Cuozzo (Lou Michaels kick)
20 1965-12-19 @ SFO T, 24-24 3 32 pass John David Crow 32 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
21 1965-12-19 @ SFO T, 24-24 4 12 pass Dave Parks 12 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
22 1965-12-19 @ SFO T, 24-24 4 27 pass Vern Burke 27 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)