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1939 Green Bay Packers season
Head Coach Curly Lambeau
Home Field City Stadium
Wisconsin State Fair Park
Results
Record 9–2
Place 1st NFL Western
Playoff Finish Won NFL Championship
Timeline
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The 1939 Green Bay Packers season was their 21st season overall and their 19th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 9–2 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning a first-place finish in the Western Conference. The Packers ended the season by beating the New York Giants in the NFL Championship Game 27–0, earning the Packers their fifth NFL Championship and the first title game shutout ever recorded.

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 17, 1939 Chicago Cardinals W 14–10
2 September 24, 1939 Chicago Bears W 21–16
3 October 1, 1939 Cleveland Rams L 27–24
4 October 8, 1939 Chicago Cardinals W 27–20
5 October 22, 1939 Detroit Lions W 26–7
6 October 29, 1939 Washington Redskins W 24–14
7 November 5, 1939 at Chicago Bears L 30–27
8 November 12, 1939 at Philadelphia Eagles W 23–16
9 November 19, 1939 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 28–0
10 November 26, 1939 at Cleveland Rams W 7–6
11 December 3, 1939 at Detroit Lions W 12–7

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
Championship December 10, 1939 New York Giants W 27–0
All-Star Game January 14, 1940 NFL All-Stars W 16–7

StandingsEdit

NFL Western Division
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 9 2 0 .818 6–2 233 153 W4
Chicago Bears 8 3 0 .727 6–2 298 157 W4
Detroit Lions 6 5 0 .545 4–4 145 150 L4
Cleveland Rams 5 5 1 .500 4–4 195 164 W1
Chicago Cardinals 1 10 0 .091 0–8 84 254 L8

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

RosterEdit

Source: "The Green Bay Packers," in Howard Roberts, Who's Who in the Major Leagues Football. Chicago: B.E. Callahan, [1940]; pp. 2–3 and team photo on pg. 24. Illegible jersey digits denoted with X.

FootnotesEdit

External linksEdit

Eastern Division Western Division
Brooklyn Chicago Bears
New York Chicago Cardinals
Philadelphia Cleveland
Pittsburgh Detroit
Washington Green Bay
1939 NFL DraftNFL Championship

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