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1974 Green Bay Packers

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6-8-0, Finished 3rd in NFC Central Division  · 1974 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.3, Offense: -3.2, Defense: 2.0, SoS: -1.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 210 points (15.0/g), 21st of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 206 points (14.7/g), 5th.
 Differential of 4 points (0.3/g), 14th.  Expected W-L: 7.2-6.8.

Coach: Dan Devine (6-8-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Dave Hanner

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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jerry Tagge 24 2 6 70 for 146, 709 yards, 1 td, 10 int, & 18 rushes for 58 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 11th pick / 1972
RB MacArthur Lane 32 6 0 137 rushes for 362 yards, 3 td, & 34 catches for 315 yards and 3 td St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 13th pick / 1968
FB John Brockington 26 3 14 266 rushes for 883 yards, 5 td, & 43 catches for 314 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1971
WR Barry Smith 23 1 6 20 catches for 294 yards, 1 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 21st pick / 1973
WR Jon Staggers 26 4 14 32 catches for 450 yards, 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 105th pick / 1970
TE Rich McGeorge 26 4 14 30 catches for 440 yards, 0 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 16th pick / 1970
LT Harry Schuh 32 9 0 2 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 1st / 3rd pick / 1965
LG Bill Lueck 28 6 0 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 26th pick / 1968
C Larry McCarren 23 1 13 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 308th pick / 1973
RG Gale Gillingham* 30 8 14 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 13th pick / 1966
RT Dick Himes 28 6 13 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 81st pick / 1968
 Defensive Starters
LDE Sweeny Williams 28 4 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 283rd pick / 1969
LDT Mike McCoy 26 4 14 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1970
RDT Steve Okoniewski 25 2 14 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 41st pick / 1972
RDE Alden Roche 29 4 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 2nd / 37th pick / 1970
LLB Ted Hendricks*+ 27 5 14 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1969
MLB Jim Carter 26 4 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 68th pick / 1970
RLB Fred Carr 28 6 14 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1968
LCB Willie Buchanon* 24 2 14 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1972
RCB Ken Ellis* 27 4 14 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 4th / 93rd pick / 1970
SS Al Matthews 27 4 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 41st pick / 1970
FS Jim Hill 28 5 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 18th pick / 1968
 Special Teams Starters
K Chester Marcol*+ 25 2 0 25 of 39 field goals & 19 of 19 extra points Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1972
P Randy Walker 23 Rook 0 69 punts for a 38.4 average, 0 blocked Green Bay Packers / 12th / 298th pick / 1974
PR Jon Staggers 26 4 14 22 punt returns for a 10.1 average and 1 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 105th pick / 1970
KR Steve Odom 22 Rook 7 31 kick returns for a 23.0 average and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 5th / 116th pick / 1974

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
57 Ron Acks 30 13 0 214 6-2 Illinois 10/3/1944 6 3 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 57th pick / 1966
New York Jets / 16th / 141st pick / 1966
71 Michael Basinger 23 1 0 258 6-3 California-Riverside 12/11/1951 Rook 2
42 John Brockington 26 FB 14 14 225 6-1 Ohio St. 9/7/1948 3 8 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1971
74 Aaron Brown 31 2 0 255 6-5 Minnesota 11/16/1943 8 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 6th pick / 1966
28 Willie Buchanon* 24 LCB 14 14 190 6-0 San Diego St. 11/4/1950 2 11 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1972
53 Fred Carr 28 RLB 14 14 238 6-5 Texas-El Paso 8/19/1946 6 7 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1968
50 Jim Carter 26 MLB 14 0 235 6-3 Minnesota 10/18/1948 4 7 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 68th pick / 1970
10 Jack Concannon 31 qb 14 2 205 6-3 Boston Col. 2/25/1943 10 1 Boston Patriots / 1st / 1st pick / 1964
Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 16th pick / 1964
58 Mark Cooney 23 13 0 230 6-4 Colorado 6/2/1951 Rook 3 Green Bay Packers / 16th / 402nd pick / 1974
86 Mike Donohoe 29 14 0 225 6-3 San Francisco 5/6/1945 6 0 Minnesota Vikings / 9th / 225th pick / 1968
48 Ken Ellis* 27 RCB 14 14 190 5-10 Southern 9/27/1947 4 10 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 93rd pick / 1970
71 Mike Fanucci 25 13 0 235 6-4 Arizona St. 9/25/1949 2 3 Washington Redskins / 9th / 219th pick / 1971
68 Gale Gillingham* 30 RG 14 14 255 6-3 Minnesota 2/3/1944 8 6 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 13th pick / 1966
25 Les Goodman 24 13 0 206 5-11 Yankton 9/1/1950 1 1 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 67th pick / 1972
12 John Hadl 34 qb 8 6 214 6-1 Kansas 2/15/1940 12 4 Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1962
21 Charlie Hall 26 db 14 3 193 6-1 Pittsburgh 3/31/1948 3 3 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1971
51 Larry Hefner 25 14 0 230 6-2 Clemson 8/2/1949 2 4 Green Bay Packers / 14th / 346th pick / 1972
56 Ted Hendricks*+ 27 LLB 14 14 220 6-7 Miami (FL) 11/1/1947 5 13 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1969
39 Jim Hill 28 FS 14 14 190 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 10/21/1946 5 7 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 18th pick / 1968
72 Dick Himes 28 RT 13 13 244 6-4 Ohio St. 5/25/1946 6 4 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 81st pick / 1968
55 Noel Jenke 28 8 0 221 6-2 Minnesota 12/17/1946 3 3 Minnesota Vikings / 12th / 303rd pick / 1969
30 Larry Krause 26 14 0 208 6-0 St. Norbert 4/22/1948 4 0 Green Bay Packers / 17th / 432nd pick / 1970
36 MacArthur Lane 32 RB 14 0 220 6-1 Utah St. 3/16/1942 6 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 13th pick / 1968
23 Charlie Leigh 29 10 0 206 5-11 none 10/29/1945 6 0
62 Bill Lueck 28 LG 9 0 250 6-3 Arizona 4/7/1946 6 4 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 26th pick / 1968
13 Chester Marcol*+ 25 K 14 0 190 6-0 Hillsdale 10/24/1949 2 6 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1972
43 Dave Mason 25 12 0 199 6-0 Nebraska 11/2/1949 1 3 Minnesota Vikings / 10th / 246th pick / 1973
29 Al Matthews 27 SS 14 0 190 5-11 Texas A&M-Kingsville 11/7/1947 4 7 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 41st pick / 1970
54 Larry McCarren 23 C 14 13 246 6-3 Illinois 11/9/1951 1 4 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 308th pick / 1973
76 Mike McCoy 26 LDT 14 14 284 6-5 Notre Dame 9/6/1948 4 7 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1970
81 Rich McGeorge 26 TE 14 14 235 6-4 Elon 9/14/1948 4 5 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 16th pick / 1970
70 Lee Nystrom 23 13 0 260 6-5 Macalester 10/30/1951 Rook 2
84 Steve Odom 22 KR 14 7 173 5-8 Utah 9/5/1952 Rook 4 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 116th pick / 1974
73 Steve Okoniewski 25 RDT 14 14 257 6-3 Washington,Montana 8/22/1949 2 6 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 41st pick / 1972
85 Ken Payne 24 12 0 185 6-1 Langston 10/6/1950 Rook 1 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 142nd pick / 1974
75 Dave Pureifory 25 13 13 260 6-1 East. Michigan 7/12/1949 2 3 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 142nd pick / 1972
87 Alden Roche 29 RDE 14 0 255 6-4 Southern 4/9/1945 4 7 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 37th pick / 1970
52 John Schmitt 32 14 0 250 6-4 Hofstra 11/12/1942 10 2
79 Harry Schuh 32 LT 14 0 260 6-3 Memphis 9/25/1942 9 4 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 3rd pick / 1965
80 Barry Smith 23 WR 14 6 190 6-1 Florida St. 1/15/1951 1 3 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 21st pick / 1973
33 Barty Smith 22 8 0 240 6-3 Richmond 4/23/1952 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 12th pick / 1974
45 Perry Smith 23 12 0 195 6-1 Mesa,Colorado St. 3/29/1951 1 3 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 92nd pick / 1973
67 Mal Snider 27 14 0 251 6-4 Stanford 4/5/1947 5 2 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 54th pick / 1969
22 Jon Staggers 26 PR 14 14 185 5-10 Missouri 12/14/1948 4 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 105th pick / 1970
17 Jerry Tagge 24 QB 7 6 220 6-2 Nebraska 4/12/1950 2 3 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 11th pick / 1972
26 Eric Torkelson 22 14 0 194 6-2 Connecticut 3/3/1952 Rook 1 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 272nd pick / 1974
61 Bruce Van Dyke 30 1 0 255 6-2 Missouri 8/6/1944 8 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 15th / 133rd pick / 1966
Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 174th pick / 1966
40 Pete Van Valkenberg 24 5 0 192 6-2 BYU 5/19/1950 1 0 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 66th pick / 1973
78 Carl Wafer 23 2 0 250 6-4 Tennessee St. 1/17/1951 Rook 2 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1974
18 Randy Walker 23 P 14 0 177 5-10 NW State (LA) 8/29/1951 Rook 2 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 298th pick / 1974
49 Bob Wicks 24 1 0 200 6-3 Utah St. 7/24/1950 2 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 188th pick / 1972
83 Sweeny Williams 28 LDE 14 14 255 6-5 Prairie View 9/3/1946 4 7 Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 283rd pick / 1969
65 Keith Wortman 24 LT 12 10 260 6-2 Nebraska 7/20/1950 2 4 Green Bay Packers / 10th / 242nd pick / 1972
Team Total 26.3 14 223.9 6-2.1 3.6