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1971 Green Bay Packers

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4-8-2, 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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Scott Hunter 24 Rook 10 75 for 163, 1,210 yards, 7 td, 17 int, & 21 rushes for 50 yards and 4 td Green Bay Packers / 6th / 140th pick / 1971
RB Donny Anderson 28 5 13 186 rushes for 757 yards, 5 td, & 26 catches for 306 yards and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1965
FB John Brockington*+ 23 Rook 14 216 rushes for 1,105 yards, 4 td, & 14 catches for 98 yards and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1971
WR Carroll Dale 33 11 14 31 catches for 598 yards, 4 td Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 86th pick / 1960
WR John Spilis 24 2 11 14 catches for 281 yards, 1 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 64th pick / 1969
TE Rich McGeorge 23 1 14 27 catches for 463 yards, 4 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 16th pick / 1970
LT Francis Peay 27 5 14 New York Giants / 1st / 10th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 15th pick / 1966
LG Bill Lueck 25 3 14 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 26th pick / 1968
C Ken Bowman 29 7 14 New York Jets / 10th / 75th pick / 1964
Green Bay Packers / 8th / 111th pick / 1964
RG Gale Gillingham* 27 5 14 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 13th pick / 1966
RT Dick Himes 25 3 14 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 81st pick / 1968
 Defensive Starters
LDE Sweeny Williams 25 1 13 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 283rd pick / 1969
LDT Mike McCoy 23 1 11 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1970
RDT Robert Brown 32 5 14 Denver Broncos / 1st / 4th pick / 1964
San Francisco 49ers / 13th / 169th pick / 1964
RDE Lionel Aldridge 30 8 9 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 6th / 47th pick / 1963
Green Bay Packers / 4th / 54th pick / 1963
LLB Dave Robinson 30 8 11 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 14th pick / 1963
San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1963
MLB Jim Carter 23 1 13 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 68th pick / 1970
RLB Fred Carr 25 3 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1968
LCB Ken Ellis 24 1 13 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 4th / 93rd pick / 1970
RCB Al Matthews 24 1 10 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 41st pick / 1970
SS Doug Hart 32 7 12 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
FS Willie Wood 35 11 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Lou Michaels 36 13 0 8 of 14 field goals & 19 of 20 extra points Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 4th pick / 1958
P Donny Anderson 28 5 13 50 punts for a 40.4 average, 0 blocked Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1965
PR Ken Ellis 24 1 13 22 punt returns for a 4.9 average and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 4th / 93rd pick / 1970
KR Dave Hampton 24 2 1 46 kick returns for a 28.6 average and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 9th / 220th pick / 1969

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
82 Lionel Aldridge 30 RDE 14 9 254 6-3 Utah St. 2/14/1941 8 6 Houston Oilers / 6th / 47th pick / 1963
Green Bay Packers / 4th / 54th pick / 1963
44 Donny Anderson 28 P 14 13 215 6-2 Texas Tech 5/16/1943 5 14 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1965
57 Ken Bowman 29 C 14 14 230 6-3 Wisconsin 12/15/1942 7 6 New York Jets / 10th / 75th pick / 1964
Green Bay Packers / 8th / 111th pick / 1964
61 Dave Bradley 24 7 0 245 6-4 Penn St. 2/13/1947 2 3 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 38th pick / 1969
12 Zeke Bratkowski 40 qb 6 1 210 6-2 Georgia 10/20/1931 17 2 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 17th pick / 1953
42 John Brockington*+ 23 FB 14 14 225 6-1 Ohio St. 9/7/1948 Rook 13 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1971
78 Robert Brown 32 RDT 14 14 260 6-5 Ark-Pine Bluff 2/23/1939 5 6 Denver Broncos / 1st / 4th pick / 1964
San Francisco 49ers / 13th / 169th pick / 1964
53 Fred Carr 25 RLB 14 14 238 6-5 Texas-El Paso 8/19/1946 3 7 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1968
50 Jim Carter 23 MLB 13 13 235 6-3 Minnesota 10/18/1948 1 7 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 68th pick / 1970
35 Dave Conway 26 1 0 195 6-0 Texas 1/6/1945 Rook 0 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 173rd pick / 1967
56 Tommy Crutcher 30 12 2 229 6-3 TCU 8/10/1941 7 3 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 41st pick / 1964
Kansas City Chiefs / 11th / 82nd pick / 1964
84 Carroll Dale 33 WR 14 14 200 6-2 Virginia Tech 4/24/1938 11 9 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 86th pick / 1960
47 Dave Davis 23 14 3 175 6-0 Tennessee St. 7/5/1948 Rook 1 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 168th pick / 1971
79 Jim DeLisle 22 9 0 255 6-4 Wisconsin 1/20/1949 Rook 3
18 Ken Duncan 25 2 0 210 6-2 Tulsa 2/28/1946 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 17th / 439th pick / 1971
48 Ken Ellis 24 LCB 14 13 190 5-10 Southern 9/27/1947 1 8 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 93rd pick / 1970
88 Len Garrett 24 14 0 230 6-3 New Mex. Highlands 12/18/1947 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 15th / 374th pick / 1971
68 Gale Gillingham* 27 RG 14 14 255 6-3 Minnesota 2/3/1944 5 8 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 13th pick / 1966
21 Charlie Hall 23 14 2 193 6-1 Pittsburgh 3/31/1948 Rook 3 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1971
25 Dave Hampton 24 KR 13 1 210 6-0 Wyoming 5/7/1947 2 5 Green Bay Packers / 9th / 220th pick / 1969
43 Doug Hart 32 SS 14 12 190 6-0 Texas-Arlington 6/3/1939 7 6
77 Bill Hayhoe 25 14 0 258 6-8 USC 9/6/1946 2 3 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 116th pick / 1969
72 Dick Himes 25 RT 14 14 244 6-4 Ohio St. 5/25/1946 3 6 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 81st pick / 1968
16 Scott Hunter 24 QB 13 10 205 6-2 Alabama 11/11/1947 Rook 5 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 140th pick / 1971
30 Larry Krause 23 9 0 208 6-0 St. Norbert 4/22/1948 1 0 Green Bay Packers / 17th / 432nd pick / 1970
62 Bill Lueck 25 LG 14 14 250 6-3 Arizona 4/7/1946 3 6 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 26th pick / 1968
29 Al Matthews 24 RCB 14 10 190 5-11 Texas A&M-Kingsville 11/7/1947 1 6 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 41st pick / 1970
76 Mike McCoy 23 LDT 12 11 284 6-5 Notre Dame 9/6/1948 1 6 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1970
81 Rich McGeorge 23 TE 14 14 235 6-4 Elon 9/14/1948 1 7 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 16th pick / 1970
75 Lou Michaels 36 K 10 0 243 6-2 Kentucky 9/28/1935 13 2 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 4th pick / 1958
66 Ray Nitschke 35 9 2 235 6-3 Illinois 12/29/1936 13 3 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 36th pick / 1958
10 Frank Patrick 24 1 0 225 6-7 Nebraska 3/11/1947 1 0 Green Bay Packers / 10th / 251st pick / 1970
71 Francis Peay 27 LT 14 14 250 6-5 Arizona,Cameron,Missouri 5/23/1944 5 6 New York Giants / 1st / 10th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 15th pick / 1966
22 Elijah Pitts 33 6 0 204 6-1 Philander Smith 2/3/1938 10 0 Green Bay Packers / 13th / 180th pick / 1961
27 Al Randolph 27 14 5 205 6-2 Iowa 7/8/1944 5 4 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 37th pick / 1966
89 Dave Robinson 30 LLB 14 11 245 6-3 Penn St. 5/3/1941 8 7 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 14th pick / 1963
San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1963
87 Alden Roche 26 14 9 255 6-4 Southern 4/9/1945 1 4 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 37th pick / 1970
74 Donnell Smith 22 4 0 245 6-4 Southern 5/25/1949 Rook 2 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 116th pick / 1971
85 John Spilis 24 WR 14 11 205 6-3 Northern Illinois 10/14/1947 2 4 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 64th pick / 1969
15 Bart Starr 37 qb 4 3 197 6-1 Alabama 1/9/1934 15 2 Green Bay Packers / 17th / 200th pick / 1956
38 Tim Webster 22 4 0 195 6-0 Arkansas 9/11/1949 Rook 0
31 Perry Williams 25 14 0 219 6-2 Purdue 12/11/1946 2 0 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 90th pick / 1969
83 Sweeny Williams 25 LDE 14 13 255 6-5 Prairie View 9/3/1946 1 7 Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 283rd pick / 1969
63 Randy Winkler 28 7 0 255 6-5 Tarleton St. 7/18/1943 4 3 Detroit Lions / 12th / 178th pick / 1966
54 Richard Winther 24 11 0 261 6-4 Mississippi 10/22/1947 Rook 3 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 88th pick / 1971
58 Cal Withrow 26 14 0 240 6-0 Kentucky 7/4/1945 1 3
24 Willie Wood 35 FS 14 14 190 5-10 USC 12/23/1936 11 6
Team Total 26.9 14 226.4 6-2.5 3.9