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1975 Green Bay Packers

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4-10-0, Finished 4th in NFC Central Division  · 1975 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.2, Offense: -3.3, Defense: -0.9, SoS: 0.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 226 points (16.1/g), 20th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 285 points (20.4/g), 13th.
 Differential of -59 points (-4.2/g), 17th.  Expected W-L: 5.1-8.9.

Coach: Bart Starr (4-10-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Paul Roach
 Defensive Coordinator: Dave Hanner

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

Team Info

President Dominic Olejniczak
Head Coach/General Manager Bart Starr
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 226 3619 867 4.2 38 16 15 211 212 394 2072 11 22 4.8 112 431 1547 14 3.6 84
Team Defense 285 4511 981 4.6 41 27 16 260 192 369 2172 13 14 5.4 112 580 2339 14 4.0 132
Lg Rank Offense 20 23 16 11 24 10 18 21 16 22 25 26 13 24
Lg Rank Defense 13 16 8 1 15 10 10 5 22 13 25 22 9 19

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 21 boxscore L 0-1 Detroit Lions 16 30 15 217 124 93 3 10 230 113 117 2
2 Mon September 29 boxscore L 0-2 @ Denver Broncos 13 23 22 313 242 71 3 18 337 175 162 2
3 Sun October 5 boxscore L 0-3 Miami Dolphins 7 31 10 205 101 104 25 414 133 281
4 Sun October 12 boxscore L 0-4 @ New Orleans Saints 19 20 8 161 63 98 3 26 392 169 223 3
5 Sun October 19 boxscore W 1-4 @ Dallas Cowboys 19 17 14 291 149 142 3 20 374 168 206 5
6 Sun October 26 boxscore L 1-5 Pittsburgh Steelers 13 16 11 161 98 63 2 23 332 84 248 3
7 Sun November 2 boxscore L 1-6 Minnesota Vikings 17 28 15 245 113 132 3 23 367 266 101 2
8 Sun November 9 boxscore L 1-7 @ Chicago Bears 14 27 13 309 268 41 3 15 261 113 148 3
9 Sun November 16 boxscore L 1-8 @ Detroit Lions 10 13 20 277 150 127 2 17 270 104 166 3
10 Sun November 23 boxscore W 2-8 New York Giants 40 14 26 508 298 210 1 17 379 260 119 5
11 Sun November 30 boxscore W 3-8 Chicago Bears 28 7 22 309 116 193 4 11 132 44 88 6
12 Sun December 7 boxscore L 3-9 @ Minnesota Vikings 3 24 6 122 71 51 3 19 387 226 161
13 Sun December 14 boxscore L 3-10 @ Los Angeles Rams 5 22 9 170 117 53 4 22 334 139 195 2
14 Sun December 21 boxscore W 4-10 Atlanta Falcons 22 13 20 331 162 169 4 14 302 178 124 5

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
21 John Hadl 35 QB 14 13 4-9-0 191 353 54.1% 2095 6 1.7 21 5.9 54 5.9 3.6 11.0 149.6 52.8 35 284 4.67 2.54 9.0 1 1
12 Don Milan 26 qb 7 1 0-1-0 15 32 46.9% 181 1 3.1 1 3.1 56 5.7 4.9 12.1 25.9 62.1 7 44 3.51 2.87 17.9
40 Willard Harrell 23 PR/RB 14 13 3 5 60.0% 61 3 60.0 0 0.0 24 12.2 24.2 20.3 4.4 142.5 0 0 12.20 24.20 0.0
19 Carlos Brown 23 13 0 3 4 75.0% 63 1 25.0 0 0.0 27 15.8 20.8 21.0 4.8 156.2 0 0 15.75 20.75 0.0
Team Total 26.2 14 4-10-0 212 394 53.8% 2400 11 2.8 22 5.6 56 6.1 4.1 11.3 171.4 58.3 42 328 4.75 2.99 9.6 1 1
Opp Total 14 192 369 52.0% 2474 13 3.5 14 3.8 6.7 5.70 12.9 176.7 69.3 32 302 5.4 4.5 8.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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 27 FB 14 12 144 434 7 19 3.0 31.0 10.3 33 242 7.3 1 21 2.4 17.3 676 8 2
40 Willard Harrell 23 PR/RB 14 13 121 359 1 26 3.0 25.6 8.6 34 261 7.7 2 36 2.4 18.6 620 3 11
33 Barty Smith 23 14 1 60 243 4 17 4.1 17.4 4.3 16 140 8.8 1 33 1.1 10.0 383 5 2
26 Eric Torkelson 23 14 0 42 226 2 29 5.4 16.1 3.0 6 37 6.2 0 12 0.4 2.6 263 2 0
37 Terry Wells 24 13 2 33 139 0 25 4.2 10.7 2.5 6 11 1.8 0 4 0.5 0.8 150 0 1
21 John Hadl 35 QB 14 13 20 47 0 9 2.4 3.4 1.4 47 0 7
84 Steve Odom* 23 KR/WR 14 7 5 55 0 27 11.0 3.9 0.4 15 299 19.9 4 56 1.1 21.4 354 4 2
12 Don Milan 26 qb 7 1 4 41 0 15 10.3 5.9 0.6 41 0 1
85 Ken Payne 25 14 14 1 -2 0 -2 -2.0 -0.1 0.1 58 766 13.2 0 54 4.1 54.7 764 0 1
82 Gerald Tinker 24 6 1 1 5 0 5 5.0 0.8 0.2 4 84 21.0 1 35 0.7 14.0 89 1 0
81 Rich McGeorge 27 TE 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 32 458 14.3 1 43 2.3 32.7 458 1 1
80 Barry Smith 24 WR 13 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 77 12.8 1 20 0.5 5.9 77 1 0
88 Bert Askson 30 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 25 12.5 0 18 0.1 1.8 25 0 0
Team Total 26.2 14 431 1547 14 29 3.6 110.5 30.8 212 2400 11.3 11 56 15.1 171.4 3947 25 31
Opp Total 14 580 2339 14 4.0 167.1 41.4 192 2172 11.3 13 13.7 155.1 4511 27 44

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
84 Steve Odom* 23 KR/WR 14 7 1 0 0 0 0.0 42 1034 1 93 24.6 1388
40 Willard Harrell 23 PR/RB 14 13 21 136 0 25 6.5 3 78 0 39 26.0 834
48 Ken Ellis 28 RCB 14 14 6 27 0 12 4.5 27
46 Steve Luke 22 14 0 6 91 0 21 15.2 91
26 Eric Torkelson 23 14 0 5 89 0 22 17.8 352
33 Barty Smith 23 14 1 4 53 0 18 13.3 436
69 Bill Bain 23 14 3 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
24 Johnnie Gray 22 FS 14 14 1 27 0 27 27.0 27
44 Charlie Hall 27 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
81 Rich McGeorge 27 TE 14 14 1 17 0 17 17.0 475
37 Terry Wells 24 13 2 1 26 0 26 26.0 176
Team Total 26.2 14 30 190 0 27 6.3 63 1398 1 93 22.2 5535
Opp Total 14 45 221 0 4.9 49 1020 1 20.8

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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
11 David Beverly 25 P 10 0 66 2482 55 0 37.6
18 Joe Danelo 22 K 12 0 1 1 7 6 3 2 5 2 16 11 68.8%% 23 20 87.0%%
11 Steve Broussard 28 p 4 0 29 922 51 3 31.8
75 Dave Pureifory 26 RDT 14 13 4 2 50.0%%
13 Chester Marcol 26 k 1 0 1 1 1 1 100.0%%
Team Total 26.2 14 1 1 8 7 3 2 5 2 17 12 70.6%% 27 22 81.5%% 95 3404 55 3 35.8
Opp Total 14 31 21 67.7%% 32 30 93.8%% 70 2779 39.7

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
40 Willard Harrell 23 PR/RB 14 13 0 11 3 0 0
21 John Hadl 35 QB 14 13 0 7 3 -12 0
45 Perry Smith 24 LCB 14 12 6 97 0 61 0
53 Fred Carr* 29 RLB 14 14 3 28 0 21 0 0 0 2 0 0
24 Johnnie Gray 22 FS 14 14 1 7 0 7 0 0 0 4 0 0
42 John Brockington 27 FB 14 12 0 2 2 0 0
29 Al Matthews 28 SS 14 14 2 42 0 40 0 0 0 2 0 0
84 Steve Odom* 23 KR/WR 14 7 0 2 2 0 0
48 Ken Ellis 28 RCB 14 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
46 Steve Luke 22 14 0 0 1 2 0 0
81 Rich McGeorge 27 TE 14 14 0 1 2 0 0
87 Alden Roche 30 RDE 14 14 0 0 3 17 0
59 Tom Toner 25 LLB 14 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
19 Carlos Brown 23 13 0 0 1 1 -2 0
44 Charlie Hall 27 14 0 0 1 1 0 0
76 Mike McCoy 27 LDT 14 14 0 0 2 19 1
85 Ken Payne 25 14 14 0 1 1 0 0
75 Dave Pureifory 26 RDT 14 13 0 0 2 11 0 1
33 Barty Smith 23 14 1 0 2 0 0 0
88 Bert Askson 30 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
28 Willie Buchanon 25 db 2 2 0 0 1 9 0
12 Don Milan 26 qb 7 1 0 1 0 0 0
38 Hurles Scales 25 7 0 0 0 1 0 0
82 Gerald Tinker 24 6 1 0 0 1 0 0
26 Eric Torkelson 23 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
37 Terry Wells 24 13 2 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.2 14 14 174 0 61 0 0 31 41 48 1 2
Opp Total 14 42 44 17

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
18 Joe Danelo 22 K 12 0 20 11 53
42 John Brockington 27 FB 14 12 7 1 8 48
84 Steve Odom* 23 KR/WR 14 7 4 1 5 30
33 Barty Smith 23 14 1 4 1 5 30
40 Willard Harrell 23 PR/RB 14 13 1 2 3 18
26 Eric Torkelson 23 14 0 2 2 12
76 Mike McCoy 27 LDT 14 14 1 1 6
81 Rich McGeorge 27 TE 14 14 1 1 6
80 Barry Smith 24 WR 13 6 1 1 6
82 Gerald Tinker 24 6 1 1 1 6
75 Dave Pureifory 26 RDT 14 13 2 1 4
13 Chester Marcol 26 k 1 0 1 3
59 Tom Toner 25 LLB 14 9 1 2
Team Total 26.2 14 14 11 1 1 27 22 12 3 224
Opp Total 14 14 13 1 1 2 30 21 285

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1975-09-21 DET L, 16-30 3 5 rush John Brockington 5 yard rush (Dave Pureifory kick)
2 1975-09-21 DET L, 16-30 4 2 rush John Brockington 2 yard rush
3 1975-09-29 @ DEN L, 13-23 4 4 pass Willard Harrell 4 yard pass from John Hadl
4 1975-09-29 @ DEN L, 13-23 4 1 rush John Brockington 1 yard rush (Dave Pureifory kick)
5 1975-10-05 MIA L, 7-31 4 2 rush Barty Smith 2 yard rush (Joe Danelo kick)
6 1975-10-12 @ NOR L, 19-20 1 93 kickoff Steve Odom 93 yard kickoff return (Joe Danelo kick)
7 1975-10-12 @ NOR L, 19-20 1 19 fumble Mike McCoy 19 yard fumble return (Joe Danelo kick)
8 1975-10-19 @ DAL W, 19-17 3 26 rush Willard Harrell 26 yard rush
9 1975-10-19 @ DAL W, 19-17 4 26 pass Rich McGeorge 26 yard pass from John Hadl (Joe Danelo kick)
10 1975-10-26 PIT L, 13-16 2 2 rush John Brockington 2 yard rush
11 1975-10-26 PIT L, 13-16 3 5 pass John Brockington 5 yard pass from John Hadl (Joe Danelo kick)
12 1975-11-02 MIN L, 17-28 1 3 rush Barty Smith 3 yard rush (Joe Danelo kick)
13 1975-11-02 MIN L, 17-28 3 7 pass Barty Smith 7 yard pass from John Hadl (Joe Danelo kick)
14 1975-11-09 @ CHI L, 14-27 2 42 pass Steve Odom 42 yard pass from Don Milan (Joe Danelo kick)
15 1975-11-09 @ CHI L, 14-27 4 18 pass Barry Smith 18 yard pass from Carlos Brown (Joe Danelo kick)
16 1975-11-16 @ DET L, 10-13 4 24 pass Steve Odom 24 yard pass from Willard Harrell (Joe Danelo kick)
17 1975-11-23 NYG W, 40-14 1 36 pass Willard Harrell 36 yard pass from John Hadl (Joe Danelo kick)
18 1975-11-23 NYG W, 40-14 1 2 rush Eric Torkelson 2 yard rush (Joe Danelo kick)
19 1975-11-23 NYG W, 40-14 2 23 pass Steve Odom 23 yard pass from Willard Harrell (Joe Danelo kick)
20 1975-11-23 NYG W, 40-14 4 3 rush Barty Smith 3 yard rush (Joe Danelo kick)
21 1975-11-23 NYG W, 40-14 4 35 pass Gerald Tinker 35 yard pass from John Hadl (Joe Danelo kick)
22 1975-11-30 CHI W, 28-7 1 1 rush John Brockington 1 yard rush (Joe Danelo kick)
23 1975-11-30 CHI W, 28-7 2 1 rush John Brockington 1 yard rush (Joe Danelo kick)
24 1975-11-30 CHI W, 28-7 2 14 pass Steve Odom 14 yard pass from Willard Harrell (Joe Danelo kick)
25 1975-11-30 CHI W, 28-7 2 8 rush John Brockington 8 yard rush (Joe Danelo kick)
26 1975-12-21 ATL W, 22-13 2 15 rush Eric Torkelson 15 yard rush
27 1975-12-21 ATL W, 22-13 3 1 rush Barty Smith 1 yard rush (Joe Danelo kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1975-09-21 DET W, 30-16 1 0 fumble Levi Johnson 0 yard fumble return (Errol Mann kick)
2 1975-09-21 DET W, 30-16 2 34 blocked punt Larry Ball 34 yard blocked punt return (Errol Mann kick)
3 1975-09-21 DET W, 30-16 3 1 rush Dexter Bussey 1 yard rush (Errol Mann kick)
4 1975-09-29 @ DEN W, 23-13 3 10 pass Jack Dolbin 10 yard pass from Steve Ramsey (Jim Turner kick)
5 1975-09-29 @ DEN W, 23-13 4 44 interception Randy Gradishar 44 yard interception return (Jim Turner kick)
6 1975-10-05 MIA W, 31-7 1 11 rush Don Nottingham 11 yard rush (Garo Yepremian kick)
7 1975-10-05 MIA W, 31-7 2 1 rush Don Nottingham 1 yard rush (Garo Yepremian kick)
8 1975-10-05 MIA W, 31-7 2 58 pass Freddie Solomon 58 yard pass from Bob Griese (Garo Yepremian kick)
9 1975-10-05 MIA W, 31-7 3 11 rush Don Nottingham 11 yard rush (Garo Yepremian kick)
10 1975-10-12 @ NOR W, 20-19 2 2 rush Mike Strachan 2 yard rush (Rich Szaro kick)
11 1975-10-12 @ NOR W, 20-19 3 11 pass Joel Parker 11 yard pass from Archie Manning (Rich Szaro kick)
12 1975-10-19 @ DAL L, 17-19 3 1 rush Robert Newhouse 1 yard rush (Toni Fritsch kick)
13 1975-10-19 @ DAL L, 17-19 3 3 rush Doug Dennison 3 yard rush (Toni Fritsch kick)
14 1975-10-26 PIT W, 16-13 2 94 kickoff Mike Collier 94 yard kickoff return (Roy Gerela kick)
15 1975-11-02 MIN W, 28-17 1 5 pass Stu Voigt 5 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
16 1975-11-02 MIN W, 28-17 2 2 rush Ed Marinaro 2 yard rush (Fred Cox kick)
17 1975-11-02 MIN W, 28-17 4 19 pass John Gilliam 19 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
18 1975-11-02 MIN W, 28-17 4 10 pass Chuck Foreman 10 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
19 1975-11-09 @ CHI W, 27-14 1 12 pass Bob Parsons 12 yard pass from Gary Huff (Bob Thomas kick)
20 1975-11-09 @ CHI W, 27-14 2 5 rush Walter Payton 5 yard rush (Bob Thomas kick)
21 1975-11-09 @ CHI W, 27-14 3 76 interception Craig Clemons 76 yard interception return (Bob Thomas kick)
22 1975-11-16 @ DET W, 13-10 1 9 pass Charlie Sanders 9 yard pass from Joe Reed (Errol Mann kick)
23 1975-11-23 NYG L, 14-40 3 12 pass Walker Gillette 12 yard pass from Craig Morton (George Hunt kick)
24 1975-11-23 NYG L, 14-40 3 10 rush Doug Kotar 10 yard rush (George Hunt kick)
25 1975-11-30 CHI L, 7-28 3 1 rush Walter Payton 1 yard rush (Bob Thomas kick)
26 1975-12-07 @ MIN W, 24-3 1 18 pass John Gilliam 18 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
27 1975-12-07 @ MIN W, 24-3 1 32 pass Chuck Foreman 32 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
28 1975-12-07 @ MIN W, 24-3 2 37 pass John Gilliam 37 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
29 1975-12-14 @ RAM W, 22-5 2 3 rush Rob Scribner 3 yard rush
30 1975-12-14 @ RAM W, 22-5 4 2 rush John Cappelletti 2 yard rush (Tom Dempsey kick)
31 1975-12-21 ATL L, 13-22 1 1 rush Dave Hampton 1 yard rush
32 1975-12-21 ATL L, 13-22 4 52 pass Alfred Jenkins 52 yard pass from Steve Bartkowski (Nick Mike-Mayer kick)