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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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Bart Starr 34 12 9 109 for 171, 1,617 yards, 15 td, 8 int, & 11 rushes for 62 yards and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 17th / 200th pick / 1956
HB Donny Anderson* 25 2 0 170 rushes for 761 yards, 5 td, & 25 catches for 333 yards and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1965
FB Jim Grabowski 24 2 0 135 rushes for 518 yards, 3 td, & 18 catches for 210 yards and 1 td Miami Dolphins / 1st / 1st pick / 1966
Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1966
FL Carroll Dale* 30 8 0 42 catches for 818 yards, 8 td Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 86th pick / 1960
SE Boyd Dowler 31 9 0 45 catches for 668 yards, 6 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 25th pick / 1959
TE Marv Fleming 26 5 0 25 catches for 278 yards, 3 td Denver Broncos / 9th / 69th pick / 1963
Green Bay Packers / 11th / 154th pick / 1963
LT Bob Skoronski 34 12 0 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 56th pick / 1956
LG Gale Gillingham 24 2 14 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 13th pick / 1966
C Ken Bowman 26 4 0 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 10th / 75th pick / 1964
Green Bay Packers / 8th / 111th pick / 1964
RG Jerry Kramer 32 10 0 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 39th pick / 1958
RT Forrest Gregg* 35 12 0 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 20th pick / 1956
 Defensive Starters
LDE Willie Davis 34 10 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 15th / 181st pick / 1956
LDT Ron Kostelnik 28 7 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 26th pick / 1961
Buffalo Bills / 14th / 107th pick / 1961
RDT Henry Jordan 33 11 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 5th / 52nd pick / 1957
RDE Lionel Aldridge 27 5 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 6th / 47th pick / 1963
Green Bay Packers / 4th / 54th pick / 1963
LLB Dave Robinson 27 5 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 14th pick / 1963
San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1963
MLB Ray Nitschke 32 10 0 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 36th pick / 1958
RLB Lee Roy Caffey 27 5 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 4th / 25th pick / 1963
Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 88th pick / 1963
LCB Herb Adderley 29 7 0 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 12th pick / 1961
New York Titans / 2nd / 13th pick / 1961
RCB Bob Jeter 31 5 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 17th pick / 1960
LS Tom Brown 28 4 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 20th pick / 1963
Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 28th pick / 1963
RS Willie Wood* 32 8 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Mike Mercer 33 7 0 7 of 12 field goals & 12 of 14 extra points Minnesota Vikings / 15th / 197th pick / 1961
P Donny Anderson* 25 2 0 59 punts for a 40.0 average, 0 blocked Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1965
PR Willie Wood* 32 8 0 26 punt returns for a 4.8 average and 0 td
KR Travis Williams 22 1 0 28 kick returns for a 21.4 average and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 4th / 93rd pick / 1967

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
26 Herb Adderley 29 LCB 14 0 205 6-0 Michigan St. 6/8/1939 7 8 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 12th pick / 1961
New York Titans / 2nd / 13th pick / 1961
82 Lionel Aldridge 27 RDE 14 0 254 6-3 Utah St. 2/14/1941 5 7 Houston Oilers / 6th / 47th pick / 1963
Green Bay Packers / 4th / 54th pick / 1963
44 Donny Anderson* 25 HB 14 0 215 6-2 Texas Tech 5/16/1943 2 13 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1965
57 Ken Bowman 26 C 14 0 230 6-3 Wisconsin 12/15/1942 4 6 New York Jets / 10th / 75th pick / 1964
Green Bay Packers / 8th / 111th pick / 1964
12 Zeke Bratkowski 37 qb 10 5 210 6-2 Georgia 10/20/1931 14 4 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 17th pick / 1953
78 Robert Brown 29 6 0 260 6-5 Ark-Pine Bluff 2/23/1939 2 3 San Francisco 49ers / 13th / 169th pick / 1964
40 Tom Brown 28 LS 14 0 192 6-1 Maryland 12/12/1940 4 9 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 20th pick / 1963
Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 28th pick / 1963
60 Lee Roy Caffey 27 RLB 14 0 240 6-4 Texas A&M 6/3/1941 5 7 Houston Oilers / 4th / 25th pick / 1963
Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 88th pick / 1963
53 Fred Carr 22 14 0 238 6-5 Texas-El Paso 8/19/1946 Rook 4 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1968
67 Leo Carroll 24 6 0 250 6-7 Tulsa,San Diego St. 2/16/1944 Rook 3 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 31st pick / 1967
70 Leon Crenshaw 25 10 0 280 6-7 Tuskegee 7/14/1943 Rook 3
84 Carroll Dale* 30 FL 14 0 200 6-2 Virginia Tech 4/24/1938 8 10 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 86th pick / 1960
87 Willie Davis 34 LDE 14 0 243 6-3 Grambling St. 7/24/1934 10 7 Cleveland Browns / 15th / 181st pick / 1956
86 Boyd Dowler 31 SE 14 0 224 6-5 Colorado 10/18/1937 9 8 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 25th pick / 1959
29 Dave Dunaway 23 2 0 205 6-2 Duke 1/19/1945 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 41st pick / 1967
55 Jim Flanigan 23 13 0 240 6-3 Pittsburgh 4/15/1945 1 3 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 51st pick / 1967
81 Marv Fleming 26 TE 14 0 232 6-4 Utah 1/2/1942 5 3 Denver Broncos / 9th / 69th pick / 1963
Green Bay Packers / 11th / 154th pick / 1963
68 Gale Gillingham 24 LG 14 14 255 6-3 Minnesota 2/3/1944 2 6 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 13th pick / 1966
33 Jim Grabowski 24 FB 14 0 220 6-2 Illinois 9/9/1944 2 7 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 1st pick / 1966
Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1966
75 Forrest Gregg* 35 RT 14 0 249 6-4 SMU 10/18/1933 12 8 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 20th pick / 1956
43 Doug Hart 29 db 14 3 190 6-0 Texas-Arlington 6/3/1939 4 2
72 Dick Himes 22 14 0 244 6-4 Ohio St. 5/25/1946 Rook 3 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 81st pick / 1968
13 Don Horn 23 1 0 195 6-2 Washington St.,San Diego St. 3/9/1945 1 1 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 25th pick / 1967
50 Bob Hyland 23 14 0 255 6-5 Boston Col. 7/21/1945 1 3 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1967
27 Claudis James 25 14 0 190 6-2 Jackson St. 11/7/1943 1 2 Green Bay Packers / 14th / 366th pick / 1967
21 Bob Jeter 31 RCB 12 0 200 6-1 Iowa 5/9/1937 5 7 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 17th pick / 1960
74 Henry Jordan 33 RDT 14 0 248 6-2 Virginia 1/26/1935 11 7 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 52nd pick / 1957
77 Ron Kostelnik 28 LDT 13 0 260 6-4 Cincinnati 1/14/1940 7 7 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 26th pick / 1961
Buffalo Bills / 14th / 107th pick / 1961
64 Jerry Kramer 32 RG 14 0 245 6-3 Idaho 1/23/1936 10 10 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 39th pick / 1958
62 Bill Lueck 22 11 0 250 6-3 Arizona 4/7/1946 Rook 3 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 26th pick / 1968
39 Errol Mann 27 2 0 200 6-0 North Dakota 6/27/1941 Rook -1
30 Chuck Mercein 25 11 0 225 6-2 Yale 4/9/1943 3 0 New York Giants / 3rd / 31st pick / 1965
Buffalo Bills / 10th / 79th pick / 1965
38 Mike Mercer 33 K 6 0 220 6-0 Minnesota,Hardin-Simmons,Arizona St. 11/21/1935 7 2 Minnesota Vikings / 15th / 197th pick / 1961
66 Ray Nitschke 32 MLB 14 0 235 6-3 Illinois 12/29/1936 10 8 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 36th pick / 1958
71 Francis Peay 24 14 0 250 6-5 Arizona,Cameron,Missouri 5/23/1944 2 3 New York Giants / 1st / 10th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 15th pick / 1966
22 Elijah Pitts 30 14 0 204 6-1 Philander Smith 2/3/1938 7 4 Green Bay Packers / 13th / 180th pick / 1961
80 Bucky Pope 27 fl 3 1 195 6-5 Duke,Catawba 3/23/1941 4 0 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 105th pick / 1964
89 Dave Robinson 27 LLB 14 0 245 6-3 Penn St. 5/3/1941 5 10 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 14th pick / 1963
San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1963
45 John Rowser 24 14 0 190 6-1 Michigan 4/24/1944 1 3 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 78th pick / 1967
47 Gordon Rule 22 1 0 180 6-2 Dartmouth 3/1/1946 Rook 2 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 299th pick / 1968
76 Bob Skoronski 34 LT 14 0 249 6-3 Indiana 3/5/1934 12 6 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 56th pick / 1956
15 Bart Starr 34 QB 12 9 197 6-1 Alabama 1/9/1934 12 9 Green Bay Packers / 17th / 200th pick / 1956
10 Billy Stevens 23 2 0 195 6-2 Texas-El Paso 8/27/1945 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 67th pick / 1968
83 Phil Vandersea 25 10 0 245 6-3 Massachusetts 2/25/1943 2 3 Green Bay Packers / 16th / 220th pick / 1965
23 Travis Williams 22 KR 14 0 210 6-1 Arizona St. 1/14/1946 1 1 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 93rd pick / 1967
58 Francis Winkler 22 7 0 230 6-3 Memphis 10/20/1946 Rook 3 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 137th pick / 1968
24 Willie Wood* 32 PR 14 0 190 5-10 USC 12/23/1936 8 11
Team Total 27.2 14 225.1 6-2.7 4.4