FANDOM



1941 Green Bay Packers season
Head Coach Curly Lambeau
Home Field City Stadium
Wisconsin State Fair Park
Results
Record 10–1
Place 1st NFL Western
Playoff Finish Lost Western Divisional Playoff
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1940 1942

The 1941 Green Bay Packers season was their 23rd season overall and their 21st season in the National Football League. The club posted a 10–1 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning a tie for first place in the Western Conference with the Chicago Bears. The Packers and Bears played a one-game playoff in Chicago to determine who would play in the NFL Championship Game. The Packers lost 33–14 to the Bears, in the first post-season game ever played between the archrivals. The second post-season game came 70 years later, in the NFC Championship game on January 22, 2011.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/club team
17George PaskvanBackWisconsin
321Bob PaffrathBackMinnesota
537Ed FrutigEndMichigan
646Herm RohrigDefensive backNebraska
757Bill TelesmanicEndSan Francisco
866Bill KuusistoGuardMinnesota
977Tony CanadeoHalfbackGonzaga
1086Mike ByeleneBackPurdue
1197Paul HeimenzCenterNorthwestern
12106Mike EnichTackleIowa
13117Ed HeffernanBackSt. Mary's (CA)
14126Del LymanTackleUCLA
15137Johnny FriebergerEndArkansas
16146Ernie PannellTackleTexas A&M
17157Bob SaggauBackNotre Dame
18166Heige PukemaGuardMinnesota
19177Bob HayesEndToledo
20186Jim StrasbaughBackOhio State
21192Joe BaileyCenterKentucky
22196Bruno MalinowskiBackHoly Cross

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 14, 1941 Detroit Lions W 23–0
2 September 21, 1941 Cleveland Rams W 24–7
3 September 28, 1941 Chicago Bears L 25–17
4 October 5, 1941 Chicago Cardinals W 14–13
5 October 12, 1941 Brooklyn Dodgers W 30–7
6 October 19, 1941 at Cleveland Rams W 17–14
7 October 26, 1941 at Detroit Lions W 24–7
8 November 2, 1941 at Chicago Bears W 16–14
9 November 16, 1941 Chicago Cardinals W 17–9
10 November 23, 1941 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 54–7
11 November 30, 1941 at Washington Redskins W 22–17

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
Championship December 14, 1941 at Chicago Bears L 33–14

StandingsEdit

NFL Western Division
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 10 1 0 .909 7–1 396 147 W5
Green Bay Packers 10 1 0 .909 7–1 258 120 W8
Detroit Lions 4 6 1 .400 3–4–1 121 195 W1
Chicago Cardinals 3 7 1 .300 1–6–1 127 197 L2
Cleveland Rams 2 9 0 .182 1–7 116 244 L9

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

RosterEdit

Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Howard White "Smiley" Johnson (Guard)[1]

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Howard White "Smiley" Johnson (Linebacker)[2]

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Practice Squad

Rookies in italics

Awards and recordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

  • Don Hutson, 1,000 yard receiving season (1,211 yards)

ReferencesEdit

  1. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame
  2. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame
Eastern Division Western Division
Brooklyn Chicago Bears
New York Chicago Cardinals
Philadelphia Cleveland
Pittsburgh Detroit
Washington Green Bay
1941 NFL DraftNFL Championship

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.