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1968 Green Bay Packers

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6-7-1, Finished 3rd in NFL Central Division  · 1968 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.5, Offense: 0.1, Defense: 3.5, SoS: -0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 281 points (20.1/g), 9th of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 227 points (16.2/g), 4th.
 Differential of 54 points (3.9/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 8.7-5.3.

Coach: Phil Bengtson (6-7-1)

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

Team Info

General Manager Vince Lombardi
President Dominic Olejniczak
Defensive Alignment 4-3

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 281 4024 809 5.0 33 18 14 240 188 318 2275 21 15 6.3 130 450 1749 12 3.9 96
Team Defense 227 3596 831 4.3 34 17 16 213 157 327 1796 14 17 5.1 92 476 1800 11 3.8 105
Lg Rank Offense 9 10 7 15 9 15 10 7 1 5 8 10 9 10
Lg Rank Defense 4 3 10 4 5 2 1 4 10 5 13 9 6 7

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 15 boxscore W 1-0 Philadelphia Eagles 30 13 18 378 193 185 1 15 278 187 91 1
2 Sun September 22 boxscore L 1-1 Minnesota Vikings 13 26 18 242 137 105 2 20 242 118 124 1
3 Sun September 29 boxscore L 1-2 Detroit Lions 17 23 15 324 219 105 3 20 343 190 153 1
4 Sun October 6 boxscore W 2-2 @ Atlanta Falcons 38 7 26 470 312 158 1 7 154 76 78 5
5 Sun October 13 boxscore L 2-3 Los Angeles Rams 14 16 15 197 113 84 5 11 190 97 93 1
6 Sun October 20 boxscore T 2-3-1 @ Detroit Lions 14 14 16 213 79 134 3 18 282 70 212 4
7 Mon October 28 boxscore W 3-3-1 @ Dallas Cowboys 28 17 20 322 217 105 1 20 365 206 159 4
8 Sun November 3 boxscore L 3-4-1 Chicago Bears 10 13 12 242 135 107 1 18 328 37 291 3
9 Sun November 10 boxscore L 3-5-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 10 14 21 263 91 172 4 15 226 66 160 1
10 Sun November 17 boxscore W 4-5-1 New Orleans Saints 29 7 18 289 157 132 2 11 136 62 74 4
11 Sun November 24 boxscore W 5-5-1 @ Washington Redskins 27 7 23 388 230 158 3 13 167 134 33 3
12 Sun December 1 boxscore L 5-6-1 @ San Francisco 49ers 20 27 17 217 44 173 1 17 352 292 60 1
13 Sat December 7 boxscore L 5-7-1 Baltimore Colts 3 16 9 163 97 66 5 14 242 104 138 2
14 Sun December 15 boxscore W 6-7-1 @ Chicago Bears 28 27 12 316 251 65 1 14 291 157 134 3

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
15 Bart Starr 34 QB 12 9 4-5-0 109 171 63.7 1617 15 8.8 8 4.7 63 9.5 9.1 14.8 134.8 104.3 1 0
12 Zeke Bratkowski 37 qb 10 5 2-2-1 68 126 54.0 835 3 2.4 7 5.6 72 6.6 4.6 12.3 83.5 59.5
13 Don Horn 23 1 0 10 16 62.5 187 2 12.5 0 0.0 67 11.7 14.2 18.7 187.0 142.4
44 Donny Anderson* 25 HB/P 14 0 1 3 33.3 12 1 33.3 0 0.0 12 4.0 10.7 12.0 0.9 86.1
10 Billy Stevens 23 2 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Team Total 27.2 14 6-7-1 188 318 59.1 2651 21 6.6 15 4.7 72 8.3 7.5 14.1 189.4 88.4 1 0
Opp Total 14 157 327 48.0 2031 14 4.3 17 5.2 6.2 4.73 12.9 145.1 60.6 28 235 5.1 3.7 7.9

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
44 Donny Anderson* 25 HB/P 14 0 170 761 5 42 4.5 54.4 12.1 25 333 13.3 1 47 1.8 23.8 1094 6 7
33 Jim Grabowski 24 FB 14 0 135 518 3 25 3.8 37.0 9.6 18 210 11.7 1 67 1.3 15.0 728 4 6
22 Elijah Pitts 30 14 0 72 264 2 14 3.7 18.9 5.1 17 142 8.4 0 19 1.2 10.1 406 2 0
23 Travis Williams 22 KR 14 0 33 63 0 9 1.9 4.5 2.4 5 48 9.6 0 17 0.4 3.4 111 0 3
30 Chuck Mercein 25 11 0 17 49 1 8 2.9 4.5 1.5 3 6 2.0 0 9 0.3 0.5 55 1 0
15 Bart Starr 34 QB 12 9 11 62 1 15 5.6 5.2 0.9 62 1 2
12 Zeke Bratkowski 37 qb 10 5 8 24 0 13 3.0 2.4 0.8 24 0 4
13 Don Horn 23 1 0 3 -7 0 1 -2.3 -7.0 3.0 -7 0 1
27 Claudis James 25 14 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 1.1 0.1 8 148 18.5 2 24 0.6 10.6 163 2 2
86 Boyd Dowler 31 SE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 45 668 14.8 6 72 3.2 47.7 668 6 0
84 Carroll Dale* 30 FL 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 42 818 19.5 8 63 3.0 58.4 818 8 1
81 Marv Fleming 26 TE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 25 278 11.1 3 32 1.8 19.9 278 3 0
Team Total 27.2 14 450 1749 12 42 3.9 124.9 32.1 188 2651 14.1 21 72 13.4 189.4 4400 33 31
Opp Total 14 476 1800 11 3.8 128.6 34.0 157 1796 11.4 14 11.2 128.3 3596 25 28

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
23 Travis Williams 22 KR 14 0 28 599 0 60 21.4 710
24 Willie Wood* 32 PR/RS 14 0 26 126 0 16 4.8 126
40 Tom Brown 28 LS 14 0 16 111 1 52 6.9 111
26 Herb Adderley 29 LCB 14 0 14 331 0 50 23.6 331
22 Elijah Pitts 30 14 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 2 40 0 27 20.0 447
89 Dave Robinson 27 LLB 14 0 2 29 0 19 14.5 29
83 Phil Vandersea 25 10 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
58 Francis Winkler 22 7 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 27.2 14 43 238 1 52 5.5 48 1007 0 60 21.0 5645
Opp Total 14 19 66 0 3.5 56 1211 0 21.6

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
44 Donny Anderson* 25 HB/P 14 0 59 2359 65 0 40.0
38 Mike Mercer 33 K 6 0 4 2 3 2 5 3 12 7 58.3% 14 12 85.7%
64 Jerry Kramer 32 RG 14 0 1 1 3 1 3 2 1 1 9 4 44.4% 10 9 90.0%
30 Chuck Mercein 25 11 0 1 1 2 1 2 5 2 40.0% 7 7 100.0%
39 Errol Mann 27 k 2 0 1 1 1 3 0.0% 4 4 100.0%
Team Total 27.2 14 2 2 10 4 7 4 9 3 1 29 13 44.8% 35 32 91.4% 59 2359 65 0 40.0
Opp Total 14 26 17 65.4% 25 24 96.0% 77 3049 39.6

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
26 Herb Adderley 29 LCB 14 0 3 27 0 17 0 0 2 2 25 0
44 Donny Anderson* 25 HB/P 14 0 0 7 0 0 0
33 Jim Grabowski 24 FB 14 0 0 6 1 0 0
12 Zeke Bratkowski 37 qb 10 5 0 4 1 0 0
40 Tom Brown 28 LS 14 0 4 66 0 25 0 0 0 1 22 1
66 Ray Nitschke 32 MLB 14 0 2 20 0 11 0 0 0 3 6 0
23 Travis Williams 22 KR 14 0 0 3 2 0 0
89 Dave Robinson 27 LLB 14 0 2 18 0 18 0 0 1 1 0 0
82 Lionel Aldridge 27 RDE 14 0 0 1 2 12 0
87 Willie Davis 34 LDE 14 0 0 0 3 9 0
21 Bob Jeter 31 RCB 12 0 3 35 0 29 0
15 Bart Starr 34 QB 12 9 0 2 1 0 0
24 Willie Wood* 32 PR/RS 14 0 2 54 0 35 0 0 1 0 0 0
75 Forrest Gregg* 35 RT 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
13 Don Horn 23 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
27 Claudis James 25 14 0 0 2 0 0 0
74 Henry Jordan 33 RDT 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
57 Ken Bowman 26 C 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
60 Lee Roy Caffey 27 RLB 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
53 Fred Carr 22 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
67 Leo Carroll 24 6 0 0 0 1 0 0
84 Carroll Dale* 30 FL 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
68 Gale Gillingham 24 LG 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
43 Doug Hart 29 db 14 3 1 24 0 24 0
77 Ron Kostelnik 28 LDT 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
22 Elijah Pitts 30 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
58 Francis Winkler 22 7 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 27.2 14 17 244 0 35 0 0 31 30 74 1
Opp Total 14 41 28 11 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
84 Carroll Dale* 30 FL 14 0 8 8 48
44 Donny Anderson* 25 HB/P 14 0 5 1 6 36
86 Boyd Dowler 31 SE 14 0 6 6 36
38 Mike Mercer 33 K 6 0 12 7 33
33 Jim Grabowski 24 FB 14 0 3 1 4 24
64 Jerry Kramer 32 RG 14 0 9 4 21
30 Chuck Mercein 25 11 0 1 1 7 2 19
81 Marv Fleming 26 TE 14 0 3 3 18
40 Tom Brown 28 LS 14 0 1 1 2 12
27 Claudis James 25 14 0 2 2 12
22 Elijah Pitts 30 14 0 2 2 12
15 Bart Starr 34 QB 12 9 1 1 6
39 Errol Mann 27 k 2 0 4 4
Team Total 27.2 14 12 21 1 1 35 32 13 281
Opp Total 14 11 14 24 17 1 227