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1996 Green Bay Packers

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13-3-0, Finished 1st in NFC Central Division  · 1996 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 15.3, Offense: 8.7, Defense: 6.6, SoS: -0.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 456 points (28.5/g), 1st of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 210 points (13.1/g), 1st.
 Differential of 246 points (15.4/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 13.8-2.2.

Coach: Mike Holmgren (13-3-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Sherman Lewis
 Defensive Coordinator: Fritz Shurmur
 Other Notable Asst.: Todd Bowles (Player Personnel Staff), Marty Mornhinweg (Quarterbacks) and Andy Reid (Tight Ends/Asst. Offensive Line)

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 Brett Favre*+ 27 5 16 325 for 543, 3,899 yards, 39 td, 13 int, & 49 rushes for 136 yards and 2 td Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1991
RB Edgar Bennett 27 4 15 222 rushes for 899 yards, 2 td, & 31 catches for 176 yards and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 4th / 103rd pick / 1992
FB William Henderson 25 1 11 39 rushes for 130 yards, 0 td, & 27 catches for 203 yards and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1995
WR Robert Brooks 26 4 7 23 catches for 344 yards, 4 td, & 4 rushes for 2 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1992
WR Antonio Freeman 24 1 12 56 catches for 933 yards, 9 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 90th pick / 1995
TE Mark Chmura 27 3 13 28 catches for 370 yards, 0 td Green Bay Packers / 6th / 157th pick / 1992
LT John Michels 23 Rook 9 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 27th pick / 1996
LG Aaron Taylor 24 1 16 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 16th pick / 1994
C Frank Winters* 32 9 16 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 10th / 276th pick / 1987
RG Adam Timmerman 25 1 16 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 230th pick / 1995
RT Earl Dotson 26 3 15 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 81st pick / 1993
 Defensive Starters
LDE Reggie White* 35 11 16 8.5 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 4th pick / 1984 Supp
LDT Gilbert Brown 25 3 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 79th pick / 1993
RDT Santana Dotson 27 4 15 5.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 132nd pick / 1992
RDE Sean Jones 34 12 15 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Raiders / 2nd / 51st pick / 1984
LLB Wayne Simmons 27 3 16 2.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 15th pick / 1993
MLB George Koonce 28 4 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RLB Brian Williams 24 1 16 0.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1995
LCB Craig Newsome 25 1 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 32nd pick / 1995
RCB Doug Evans 26 3 16 3.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 6th / 141st pick / 1993
SS LeRoy Butler*+ 28 6 16 6.5 sacks, 5 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 48th pick / 1990
FS Eugene Robinson 33 11 16 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Chris Jacke 30 7 0 21 of 27 field goals & 51 of 53 extra points Green Bay Packers / 6th / 142nd pick / 1989
P Craig Hentrich 25 2 0 68 punts for a 42.4 average, 0 blocked New York Jets / 8th / 200th pick / 1993
PR Desmond Howard 26 4 0 58 punt returns for a 15.1 average and 3 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 4th pick / 1992
KR Desmond Howard 26 4 0 22 kick returns for a 20.9 average and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 4th pick / 1992

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
50 Mike Arthur 28 5 0 280 6-3 Texas A&M 5/7/1968 5 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 130th pick / 1991
82 Don Beebe 32 wr 16 6 185 5-11 West. Illinois,Aurora,Chadron St. 12/18/1964 7 9 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1989
34 Edgar Bennett 27 RB 16 15 217 6-0 Florida St. 2/15/1969 4 10 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 103rd pick / 1992
22 Bucky Brooks 25 2 0 192 6-0 North Carolina 1/22/1971 2 0 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 48th pick / 1994
87 Robert Brooks 26 WR 7 7 177 6-0 South Carolina 6/23/1970 4 4 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1992
68 Gary Brown 25 lt 8 5 307 6-4 Georgia Tech 6/25/1971 2 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 148th pick / 1994
93 Gilbert Brown 25 LDT 16 16 340 6-2 Kansas 2/22/1971 3 8 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 79th pick / 1993
36 LeRoy Butler*+ 28 SS 16 16 197 6-0 Florida St. 7/19/1968 6 18 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 48th pick / 1990
89 Mark Chmura 27 TE 13 13 248 6-5 Boston Col. 2/22/1969 3 4 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 157th pick / 1992
91 Shannon Clavelle 23 8 0 287 6-2 Colorado 10/12/1973 1 1 Buffalo Bills / 6th / 185th pick / 1995
54 Ron Cox 28 lb 16 1 235 6-2 Fresno St. 2/27/1968 6 2 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1990
67 Jeff Dellenbach 33 3 0 290 6-6 Wisconsin 2/14/1963 11 0 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 111th pick / 1985
72 Earl Dotson 26 RT 15 15 315 6-4 Texas A&M-Kingsville 12/17/1970 3 9 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 81st pick / 1993
71 Santana Dotson 27 RDT 16 15 278 6-5 Baylor 12/19/1969 4 10 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 132nd pick / 1992
42 Corey Dowden 28 9 0 190 5-11 Tulane 10/18/1968 Rook 1
33 Doug Evans 26 RCB 16 16 188 6-1 Louisiana Tech 5/13/1970 3 10 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 141st pick / 1993
4 Brett Favre*+ 27 QB 16 16 225 6-2 Southern Miss 10/10/1969 5 17 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1991
86 Antonio Freeman 24 WR 12 12 198 6-1 Virginia Tech 5/27/1972 1 11 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 90th pick / 1995
55 Bernardo Harris 25 16 0 247 6-2 North Carolina 10/15/1971 1 2
40 Chris Hayes 24 2 0 206 6-0 Washington St. 5/7/1972 Rook 0 New York Jets / 7th / 210th pick / 1996
30 William Henderson 25 FB 16 11 249 6-1 North Carolina 2/19/1971 1 4 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1995
17 Craig Hentrich 25 P 16 0 213 6-3 Notre Dame 5/18/1971 2 2 New York Jets / 8th / 200th pick / 1993
90 Darius Holland 23 16 0 330 6-5 Colorado 11/10/1973 1 2 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 65th pick / 1995
56 Lamont Hollinquest 26 16 0 250 6-3 USC 10/24/1970 3 2 Washington Redskins / 8th / 212th pick / 1993
81 Desmond Howard 26 KR 16 0 185 5-10 Michigan 5/15/1970 4 4 Washington Redskins / 1st / 4th pick / 1992
13 Chris Jacke 30 K 16 0 205 6-0 Texas-El Paso 3/12/1966 7 3 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 142nd pick / 1989
88 Keith Jackson* 31 te 16 5 250 6-2 Oklahoma 4/19/1965 8 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 13th pick / 1988
32 Travis Jervey 24 16 0 222 6-0 The Citadel 5/5/1972 1 1 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 170th pick / 1995
27 Calvin Jones 26 1 0 205 5-11 Nebraska 11/27/1970 2 0 Los Angeles Raiders / 3rd / 80th pick / 1994
96 Sean Jones 34 RDE 15 15 270 6-7 Northeastern 12/19/1962 12 10 Los Angeles Raiders / 2nd / 51st pick / 1984
65 Lindsay Knapp 26 9 0 300 6-6 Notre Dame 2/25/1970 3 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 130th pick / 1993
53 George Koonce 28 MLB 16 16 245 6-1 Chowan,East Carolina 10/15/1968 4 12
94 Bob Kuberski 25 1 0 298 6-4 Navy 4/5/1971 1 0 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 183rd pick / 1993
25 Dorsey Levens 26 rb 16 1 230 6-1 Notre Dame,Georgia Tech 5/21/1970 2 8 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 149th pick / 1994
80 Derrick Mayes 22 7 0 205 6-0 Notre Dame 1/28/1974 Rook 1 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 56th pick / 1996
60 Gene McGuire 26 8 0 300 6-4 Notre Dame 7/17/1970 3 1 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 95th pick / 1992
95 Keith McKenzie 23 10 0 267 6-3 Ball St. 10/17/1973 Rook 1 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 252nd pick / 1996
9 Jim McMahon 37 5 0 195 6-1 BYU 8/21/1959 14 0 Chicago Bears / 1st / 5th pick / 1982
77 John Michels 23 LT 15 9 300 6-7 USC 3/19/1973 Rook 6 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 27th pick / 1996
85 Terry Mickens 25 wr 8 5 201 6-0 Florida A&M 2/21/1971 2 2 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 146th pick / 1994
85 Anthony Morgan 29 3 0 200 6-1 Tennessee 11/15/1967 5 0 Chicago Bears / 5th / 134th pick / 1991
28 Roderick Mullen 24 14 0 202 6-1 Grambling St. 12/5/1972 1 1 New York Giants / 5th / 153rd pick / 1995
21 Craig Newsome 25 LCB 16 16 190 6-0 Arizona St. 8/10/1971 1 8 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 32nd pick / 1995
18 Doug Pederson 28 1 0 220 6-3 La-Monroe 1/31/1968 3 0
39 Mike Prior 33 16 0 208 6-0 Illinois St. 11/14/1963 11 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 176th pick / 1985
84 Andre Rison 29 wr 5 4 188 6-1 Michigan St. 3/18/1967 7 2 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 22nd pick / 1989
41 Eugene Robinson 33 FS 16 16 200 6-1 Colgate 5/28/1963 11 9
46 Mike Robinson 23 6 0 192 6-1 Hampton 6/24/1973 Rook 0
75 Ken Ruettgers 34 t 4 1 295 6-6 USC 8/20/1962 11 1 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1985
38 Brian Satterfield 27 1 0 225 6-0 North Alabama 12/22/1969 Rook 0
59 Wayne Simmons 27 LLB 16 16 245 6-2 Clemson 12/15/1969 3 10 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 15th pick / 1993
49 Kevin Smith 27 1 0 255 6-4 UCLA 7/25/1969 4 0 Los Angeles Raiders / 7th / 185th pick / 1992
73 Aaron Taylor 24 LG 16 16 305 6-4 Notre Dame 11/14/1972 1 10 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 16th pick / 1994
83 Jeff Thomason 27 te 16 1 255 6-5 Oregon 12/30/1969 4 1
63 Adam Timmerman 25 RG 16 16 310 6-4 South Dakota St. 8/14/1971 1 10 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 230th pick / 1995
92 Reggie White* 35 LDE 16 16 291 6-5 Tennessee 12/19/1961 11 19 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 4th pick / 1984 Supp
64 Bruce Wilkerson 32 t 14 2 295 6-5 Tennessee 7/28/1964 9 3 Los Angeles Raiders / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1987
98 Gabe Wilkins 25 de 16 1 304 6-5 Gardner-Webb 9/1/1971 2 3 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 126th pick / 1994
51 Brian Williams 24 RLB 16 16 240 6-1 USC 12/17/1972 1 11 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1995
37 Tyrone Williams 23 16 0 193 5-11 Nebraska 5/31/1973 Rook 2 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 93rd pick / 1996
52 Frank Winters* 32 C 16 16 291 6-3 West. Illinois 1/23/1964 9 13 Cleveland Browns / 10th / 276th pick / 1987
Team Total 27.1 16 243.0 6-2.2 3.9