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1971 Green Bay Packers

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4-8-2, Finished 4th in NFC Central Division  · 1971 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.0, Offense: 1.4, Defense: -2.3, SoS: 0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 274 points (19.6/g), 13th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 298 points (21.3/g), 18th.
 Differential of -24 points (-1.7/g), 14th.  Expected W-L: 6.3-7.7.

Coach: Dan Devine (4-8-2)

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

Team Info

Head Coach/General Manager Dan Devine
President Dominic Olejniczak
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Penalties
PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD Pen Yds 1stPy
Team Stats 274 3914 772 5.1 44 20 208 121 254 1685 12 24 6.2 87 500 2229 18 4.5 115 61 568 6
Opp. Stats 298 4008 861 4.7 32 16 230 186 353 2301 21 16 6.2 110 489 1707 7 3.5 104 60 514 16
Lg Rank Offense 13 16 20 22 19 26 24 19 15 9 5 4 5 6
Lg Rank Defense 18 13 19 10 13 12 17 25 21 21 20 10 3 5

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 19 boxscore L 0-1 New York Giants 40 42 17 348 224 124 5 12 323 221 102 1
2 Sun September 26 boxscore W 1-1 Denver Broncos 34 13 15 303 89 214 4 19 327 246 81 7
3 Sun October 3 boxscore W 2-1 Cincinnati Bengals 20 17 18 318 62 256 3 10 178 88 90 2
4 Sun October 10 boxscore L 2-2 @ Detroit Lions 28 31 14 263 137 126 2 26 465 287 178 4
5 Sun October 17 boxscore L 2-3 Minnesota Vikings 13 24 19 342 221 121 5 17 270 172 98 1
6 Sun October 24 boxscore L 2-4 @ Los Angeles Rams 13 30 14 237 144 93 4 20 331 167 164 1
7 Mon November 1 boxscore T 2-4-1 Detroit Lions 14 14 13 218 218 1 18 291 101 190 4
8 Sun November 7 boxscore W 3-4-1 @ Chicago Bears 17 14 13 304 133 171 2 16 280 205 75 4
9 Sun November 14 boxscore L 3-5-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 0 3 15 301 56 245 4 5 87 21 66 1
10 Mon November 22 boxscore L 3-6-1 @ Atlanta Falcons 21 28 7 143 40 103 1 27 386 182 204 2
11 Sun November 28 boxscore L 3-7-1 New Orleans Saints 21 29 15 262 167 95 6 18 273 110 163
12 Sun December 5 boxscore T 3-7-2 @ St. Louis Cardinals 16 16 19 357 146 211 3 12 305 225 80 1
13 Sun December 12 boxscore W 4-7-2 Chicago Bears 31 10 15 295 180 115 2 13 247 186 61 3
14 Sun December 19 boxscore L 4-8-2 @ Miami Dolphins 6 27 14 223 86 137 2 17 245 90 155 1

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
16 Scott Hunter 24 QB 13 10 4-5-1 75 163 46.0 1210 7 4.3 17 10.4 77 7.4 3.6 16.1 93.1 46.1 11 81 6.49 2.90 6.3 1 2
15 Bart Starr 37 qb 4 3 0-2-1 24 45 53.3 286 0 0.0 3 6.7 31 6.4 3.4 11.9 71.5 45.2 6 64 4.35 1.71 11.8
12 Zeke Bratkowski 40 qb 6 1 0-1-0 19 37 51.4 298 4 10.8 3 8.1 50 8.1 6.6 15.7 49.7 80.7 1 12 7.53 6.08 2.6
10 Frank Patrick 24 1 0 1 5 20.0 39 0 0.0 1 20.0 39 7.8 -1.2 39.0 39.0 20.0 0 0 7.80 -1.20 0.0
44 Donny Anderson 28 P/RB 14 13 2 4 50.0 9 1 25.0 0 0.0 5 2.3 7.3 4.5 0.6 95.8 0 0 2.25 7.25 0.0
Team Total 26.9 14 4-8-2 121 254 47.6 1842 12 4.7 24 9.4 77 7.3 3.9 15.2 131.6 48.4 18 157 6.19 3.11 6.6 1 2
Opp Total 14 186 353 52.7 2469 21 5.9 16 4.5 7.0 6.14 13.3 176.4 76.1 19 168 6.2 5.4 5.1

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 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
42 John Brockington*+ 23 FB 14 14 216 1105 4 52 5.1 78.9 15.4 14 98 7.0 1 29 1.0 7.0 1203 5 4
44 Donny Anderson 28 P/RB 14 13 186 757 5 31 4.1 54.1 13.3 26 306 11.8 1 39 1.9 21.9 1063 6 6
25 Dave Hampton 24 KR 13 1 67 307 3 41 4.6 23.6 5.2 3 37 12.3 1 19 0.2 2.8 344 4 7
16 Scott Hunter 24 QB 13 10 21 50 4 16 2.4 3.8 1.6 50 4 7
30 Larry Krause 23 9 0 3 -6 0 2 -2.0 -0.7 0.3 -6 0 0
15 Bart Starr 37 qb 4 3 3 11 1 9 3.7 2.8 0.8 11 1 1
31 Perry Williams 25 14 0 3 4 0 3 1.3 0.3 0.2 4 0 0
12 Zeke Bratkowski 40 qb 6 1 1 1 1 1 1.0 0.2 0.2 1 1 1
84 Carroll Dale 33 WR 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 31 598 19.3 4 77 2.2 42.7 598 4 0
81 Rich McGeorge 23 TE 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 27 463 17.1 4 50 1.9 33.1 463 4 0
85 John Spilis 24 WR 14 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14 281 20.1 1 39 1.0 20.1 281 1 1
47 Dave Davis 23 14 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 59 9.8 0 20 0.4 4.2 59 0 1
Team Total 26.9 14 500 2229 18 52 4.5 159.2 35.7 121 1842 15.2 12 77 8.6 131.6 4071 30 29
Opp Total 14 489 1707 7 3.5 121.9 34.9 186 2301 12.4 21 13.3 164.4 4008 28 33

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
25 Dave Hampton 24 KR 13 1 46 1314 1 90 28.6 1658
48 Ken Ellis 24 LCB/PR 14 13 22 107 0 30 4.9 1 22 0 22 22.0 129
47 Dave Davis 23 14 3 6 36 0 19 6.0 1 22 0 22 22.0 135
22 Elijah Pitts 33 6 0 5 13 0 5 2.6 2 41 0 22 20.5 54
30 Larry Krause 23 9 0 5 101 0 29 20.2 95
24 Willie Wood 35 FS 14 14 4 21 0 9 5.3 24
31 Perry Williams 25 14 0 2 41 0 21 20.5 45
50 Jim Carter 23 MLB 13 13 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
27 Al Randolph 27 14 5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 26.9 14 38 177 0 30 4.7 58 1546 1 90 26.7 5850
Opp Total 14 23 169 0 7.3 56 1248 0 22.3

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring 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 28 P/RB 14 13 50 2022 58 0 40.4
75 Lou Michaels 36 K 10 0 14 8 57.1% 20 19 95.0%
38 Tim Webster 22 k 4 0 2 2 5 4 1 2 1 11 6 54.5% 8 8 100.0%
35 Dave Conway 26 k 1 0 1 1 0.0% 5 5 100.0%
18 Ken Duncan 25 p 2 0 6 216 47 0 36.0
Team Total 26.9 14 2 2 5 4 1 3 1 26 14 53.8% 33 32 97.0% 56 2238 58 0 40.0
Opp Total 14 37 20 54.1% 34 32 94.1% 61 2446 40.1

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
25 Dave Hampton 24 KR 13 1 0 7 1 0 0
16 Scott Hunter 24 QB 13 10 0 7 1 -11 0
44 Donny Anderson 28 P/RB 14 13 0 6 1 -5 0
42 John Brockington*+ 23 FB 14 14 0 4 2 0 0
48 Ken Ellis 24 LCB/PR 14 13 6 10 0 5 0
27 Al Randolph 27 14 5 1 34 0 34 0 0 1 2 0 0
89 Dave Robinson 30 LLB 14 11 3 44 0 23 0 0 0 1 0 0
53 Fred Carr 25 RLB 14 14 0 0 2 34 0
50 Jim Carter 23 MLB 13 13 1 16 0 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
47 Dave Davis 23 14 3 0 1 1 18 0
43 Doug Hart 32 SS 14 12 2 73 0 69 0 1
76 Mike McCoy 23 LDT 12 11 0 0 2 17 0
66 Ray Nitschke 35 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
87 Alden Roche 26 14 9 0 0 2 0 0
83 Sweeny Williams 25 LDE 14 13 0 0 2 0 0
24 Willie Wood 35 FS 14 14 1 8 0 8 0 0 0 1 3 0
82 Lionel Aldridge 30 RDE 14 9 0 0 1 0 0
12 Zeke Bratkowski 40 qb 6 1 0 1 0 0 0
30 Larry Krause 23 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
29 Al Matthews 24 RCB 14 10 1 20 0 20 0
81 Rich McGeorge 23 TE 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
85 John Spilis 24 WR 14 11 0 1 0 0 0
15 Bart Starr 37 qb 4 3 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.9 14 16 205 0 69 0 0 29 23 56 0 1
Opp Total 14 33 17 18 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
75 Lou Michaels 36 K 10 0 19 20 8 14 43
44 Donny Anderson 28 P/RB 14 13 5 1 6 36
42 John Brockington*+ 23 FB 14 14 4 1 5 30
25 Dave Hampton 24 KR 13 1 3 1 1 5 30
38 Tim Webster 22 k 4 0 8 8 6 11 26
84 Carroll Dale 33 WR 14 14 4 4 24
16 Scott Hunter 24 QB 13 10 4 4 24
81 Rich McGeorge 23 TE 14 14 4 4 24
43 Doug Hart 32 SS 14 12 1 1 1 8
12 Zeke Bratkowski 40 qb 6 1 1 1 6
48 Ken Ellis 24 LCB/PR 14 13 1 1 6
85 John Spilis 24 WR 14 11 1 1 6
15 Bart Starr 37 qb 4 3 1 1 6
35 Dave Conway 26 k 1 0 5 5 1 5
Team Total 26.9 14 18 12 1 2 33 32 33 14 26 1 276
Opp Total 14 7 21 3 2 1 32 34 20 37 1 298

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type Detail
1 1971-09-19 NYG L, 40-42 1 100 field goal Ken Ellis 100 yard field goal return (Dave Conway kick)
2 1971-09-19 NYG L, 40-42 2 19 pass Dave Hampton 19 yard pass from Zeke Bratkowski (Dave Conway kick)
3 1971-09-19 NYG L, 40-42 3 21 pass Rich McGeorge 21 yard pass from Scott Hunter (Dave Conway kick)
4 1971-09-19 NYG L, 40-42 4 19 rush Donny Anderson 19 yard rush (Dave Conway kick)
5 1971-09-19 NYG L, 40-42 4 18 pass Carroll Dale 18 yard pass from Scott Hunter (Dave Conway kick)
6 1971-09-26 DEN W, 34-13 1 5 rush Donny Anderson 5 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
7 1971-09-26 DEN W, 34-13 2 52 rush John Brockington 52 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
8 1971-09-26 DEN W, 34-13 3 4 rush Scott Hunter 4 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
9 1971-09-26 DEN W, 34-13 3 4 rush Dave Hampton 4 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
10 1971-10-03 CIN W, 20-17 2 4 rush Donny Anderson 4 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
11 1971-10-03 CIN W, 20-17 4 19 pass Rich McGeorge 19 yard pass from Scott Hunter (Lou Michaels kick)
12 1971-10-10 @ DET L, 28-31 2 4 pass John Brockington 4 yard pass from Donny Anderson (Lou Michaels kick)
13 1971-10-10 @ DET L, 28-31 3 1 rush Donny Anderson 1 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
14 1971-10-10 @ DET L, 28-31 3 1 rush Zeke Bratkowski 1 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
15 1971-10-10 @ DET L, 28-31 4 5 pass Rich McGeorge 5 yard pass from Zeke Bratkowski (Lou Michaels kick)
16 1971-10-17 MIN L, 13-24 2 1 rush Scott Hunter 1 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
17 1971-10-17 MIN L, 13-24 3 56 pass Carroll Dale 56 yard pass from Scott Hunter
18 1971-10-24 @ RAM L, 13-30 4 32 pass John Spilis 32 yard pass from Zeke Bratkowski (Lou Michaels kick)
19 1971-11-01 DET T, 14-14 1 2 rush Dave Hampton 2 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
20 1971-11-01 DET T, 14-14 2 2 rush Scott Hunter 2 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
21 1971-11-07 @ CHI W, 17-14 2 31 pass Carroll Dale 31 yard pass from Scott Hunter (Lou Michaels kick)
22 1971-11-07 @ CHI W, 17-14 2 7 rush John Brockington 7 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
23 1971-11-22 @ ATL L, 21-28 2 57 blocked field goal Doug Hart 57 yard blocked field goal return (Lou Michaels kick)
24 1971-11-22 @ ATL L, 21-28 2 14 pass Donny Anderson 14 yard pass from Scott Hunter (Lou Michaels kick)
25 1971-11-22 @ ATL L, 21-28 4 24 rush John Brockington 24 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
26 1971-11-28 NOR L, 21-29 1 3 rush Donny Anderson 3 yard rush (Tim Webster kick)
27 1971-11-28 NOR L, 21-29 4 90 kickoff Dave Hampton 90 yard kickoff return (Tim Webster kick)
28 1971-11-28 NOR L, 21-29 4 40 pass Rich McGeorge 40 yard pass from Zeke Bratkowski (Tim Webster kick)
29 1971-12-05 @ STL T, 16-16 4 2 rush Dave Hampton 2 yard rush (Tim Webster kick)
30 1971-12-12 CHI W, 31-10 1 77 pass Carroll Dale 77 yard pass from Scott Hunter (Tim Webster kick)
31 1971-12-12 CHI W, 31-10 3 6 rush John Brockington 6 yard rush (Tim Webster kick)
32 1971-12-12 CHI W, 31-10 3 1 rush Scott Hunter 1 yard rush (Tim Webster kick)
33 1971-12-12 CHI W, 31-10 4 1 rush Bart Starr 1 yard rush (Tim Webster kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type Detail
1 1971-09-19 NYG L, 40-42 2 6 pass Rich Houston 6 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick)
2 1971-09-19 NYG L, 40-42 2 39 pass Rich Houston 39 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick)
3 1971-09-19 NYG L, 40-42 2 0 fumble Ralph Heck 0 yard fumble return (Pete Gogolak kick)
4 1971-09-19 NYG L, 40-42 2 0 fumble Joe Green 0 yard fumble return (Pete Gogolak kick)
5 1971-09-19 NYG L, 40-42 3 81 pass Rich Houston 81 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick)
6 1971-09-19 NYG L, 40-42 3 20 pass Tucker Frederickson 20 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick)
7 1971-09-26 DEN W, 34-13 4 6 pass Jerry Simmons 6 yard pass from Steve Ramsey (Jim Turner kick)
8 1971-10-03 CIN W, 20-17 3 65 interception Lemar Parrish 65 yard interception return (Horst Muhlmann kick)
9 1971-10-03 CIN W, 20-17 4 5 pass Eric Crabtree 5 yard pass from Ken Anderson (Horst Muhlmann kick)
10 1971-10-10 @ DET L, 28-31 1 17 pass Earl McCullouch 17 yard pass from Greg Landry (Errol Mann kick)
11 1971-10-10 @ DET L, 28-31 1 26 pass Steve Owens 26 yard pass from Greg Landry (Errol Mann kick)
12 1971-10-10 @ DET L, 28-31 2 11 pass Larry Walton 11 yard pass from Greg Landry (Errol Mann kick)
13 1971-10-10 @ DET L, 28-31 3 60 pass Larry Walton 60 yard pass from Greg Landry (Errol Mann kick)
14 1971-10-17 MIN L, 13-24 1 6 pass Dave Osborn 6 yard pass from Gary Cuozzo (Fred Cox kick)
15 1971-10-17 MIN L, 13-24 3 8 pass Stu Voigt 8 yard pass from Gary Cuozzo (Fred Cox kick)
16 1971-10-17 MIN L, 13-24 4 24 pass Bob Grim 24 yard pass from Gary Cuozzo (Fred Cox kick)
17 1971-10-24 @ RAM L, 13-30 1 19 pass Bob Klein 19 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (David Ray kick)
18 1971-10-24 @ RAM L, 13-30 3 18 pass Jack Snow 18 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (David Ray kick)
19 1971-10-24 @ RAM L, 13-30 4 8 pass Lance Rentzel 8 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (David Ray kick)
20 1971-11-01 DET T, 14-14 1 25 fumble Bob Bell 25 yard fumble return (Errol Mann kick)
21 1971-11-01 DET T, 14-14 2 49 pass Charlie Sanders 49 yard pass from Greg Landry (Errol Mann kick)
22 1971-11-07 @ CHI W, 17-14 4 30 pass George Farmer 30 yard pass from Bobby Douglass (Mac Percival kick)
23 1971-11-07 @ CHI W, 17-14 4 1 rush Bobby Douglass 1 yard rush (Mac Percival kick)
24 1971-11-22 @ ATL L, 21-28 1 1 rush Art Malone 1 yard rush
25 1971-11-22 @ ATL L, 21-28 2 2 rush Cannonball Butler 2 yard rush (run failed)
26 1971-11-22 @ ATL L, 21-28 3 3 pass Jim Mitchell 3 yard pass from Bob Berry (Bill Bell kick)
27 1971-11-22 @ ATL L, 21-28 4 1 rush Art Malone 1 yard rush (Bill Bell kick)
28 1971-11-28 NOR L, 21-29 4 1 rush Jim Strong 1 yard rush (Charlie Durkee kick)
29 1971-11-28 NOR L, 21-29 4 55 interception Doug Wyatt 55 yard interception return (Charlie Durkee kick)
30 1971-12-05 @ STL T, 16-16 4 57 pass Mel Gray 57 yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick)
31 1971-12-12 CHI W, 31-10 1 31 pass George Farmer 31 yard pass from Kent Nix (Mac Percival kick)
32 1971-12-19 @ MIA L, 6-27 3 1 rush Jim Kiick 1 yard rush (Garo Yepremian kick)
33 1971-12-19 @ MIA L, 6-27 3 1 rush Larry Csonka 1 yard rush (Garo Yepremian kick)
34 1971-12-19 @ MIA L, 6-27 4 47 blocked field goal Curtis Johnson 47 yard blocked field goal return (Garo Yepremian kick)