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1940 Green Bay Packers season
Head Coach Curly Lambeau
Home Field City Stadium
Wisconsin State Fair Park
Results
Record 6–4–1
Place 2nd NFL Western
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1939 1941

The 1940 Green Bay Packers season was their 22nd season overall and their 20th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 6–4–1 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning them a second-place finish in the Western Conference.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/club team
19Hal Van EveryHalfbackMinnesota
324Lou BrockBackPurdue
539Esco SarkkinenEndOhio State
649Dick CassianoBackPittsburgh
759Millard WhiteTackleTulane
869George SeemanEndNebraska
979J. R. ManleyGuardOklahoma
1089Jack BrownBackPurdue
1199Don GuritzGuardNorthwestern
12109Phil GasparTackleUSC
13119Ambrose SchindlerQuarterbackUSC
14129Bill KerrEndNotre Dame
15139Mel BrewerGuardIllinois
16149Ray AndrusBackVanderbilt
17159Archie KodrosCenterMichigan
18169Jim GilletteHalfbackVirginia
19179Al MatuzaCenterGeorgetown
20189Jim ReederTackleIllinois
21194Vince EichlerBackCornell
22199Henry LuebckeTackleIowa

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 15, 1940 Philadelphia Eagles W 27–20
2 September 22, 1940 Chicago Bears L 41–10
3 September 29, 1940 Chicago Cardinals W 31–6
4 October 13, 1940 Cleveland Rams W 31–14
5 October 20, 1940 Detroit Lions L 23–14
6 October 27, 1940 Pittsburgh Steelers W 24–3
7 November 3, 1940 at Chicago Bears L 14–7
8 November 10, 1940 at Chicago Cardinals W 28–7
9 November 17, 1940 at New York Giants L 7–3
10 November 24, 1940 at Detroit Lions W 50–7
11 December 1, 1940 at Cleveland Rams T 13–13

StandingsEdit

NFL Western Division
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 8 3 0 .727 6–2 238 152 W2
Green Bay Packers 6 4 1 .600 4–3–1 238 155 T1
Detroit Lions 5 5 1 .500 4–3–1 138 153 L1
Cleveland Rams 4 6 1 .400 2–5–1 171 191 T1
Chicago Cardinals 2 7 2 .222 2–5–1 139 222 L3

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

RosterEdit

Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Rookies and first-year players in italics

Awards, records and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Eastern Division Western Division
Brooklyn Chicago Bears
New York Chicago Cardinals
Philadelphia Cleveland
Pittsburgh Detroit
Washington Green Bay
1940 NFL DraftNFL Championship

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