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1943 Green Bay Packers season
Head Coach Curly Lambeau
Home Field City Stadium
Wisconsin State Fair Park
Results
Record 7–2–1
Place 2nd NFL Western
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1942 1944

The 1943 Green Bay Packers season was their 25th overall and their 23rd season in the National Football League. The club posted a 7–2–1 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning a second-place finish in the Western Conference.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
18Dick WildungTackleMinnesota
323Irv CompBackBenedictine
538Roy McKayBackTexas
648Nick SusoeffEndWashington State
758Ken SnellingFullbackUCLA
868Lester GatewoodCenterBaylor
978Norm VerryTackleUSC
1088Solon BarnettGuardBaylor
1198Bob ForteBackArkansas
12108Van DavisEndGeorgia
13118Tom BrockCenterNotre Dame
14128Ralph TateBackOklahoma State
15138Don CarlsonTackleDenver
16148Mike WelchBackMinnesota
17158Ron ThomasGuardUSC
18168Jim PowersTackleSt. Mary's (CA)
19178Hal PrescottWide receiverHardin–Simmons
20188Eddie ForrestCenterSanta Clara
21198Lloyd WasserbachTackleWisconsin
22208Mark HoskinsBackWisconsin
23218Earl BennettGuardHardin–Simmons
24228George ZellickEndOregon State
25238Gene BierhausEndMinnesota
26248George MakrisGuardWisconsin
27258Pete SusickBackWashington
28268Bud HasseEndNorthwestern
29278Dick ThornallyTackleWisconsin
30288Bob RayBackWisconsin
31293Brunel ChristensenTackleCalifornia
32298Ken RoskieFullbackSouth Carolina
  • Yellow indicates a future Pro Bowl selection

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 26, 1943 Chicago Bears T 21–21
2 October 3, 1943 at Chicago Cardinals W 28–7
3 October 10, 1943 Detroit Lions W 35–14
4 October 17, 1943 Washington Redskins L 33–7
5 October 24, 1943 at Detroit Lions W 27–6
6 October 31, 1943 at New York Giants W 35–21
7 November 7, 1943 at Chicago Bears L 21–7
8 November 14, 1943 Chicago Cardinals W 35–14
9 November 21, 1943 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 31–7
10 December 5, 1943 at Steagles W 38–28

Game summariesEdit

Week 1Edit

by Quarter1234 Total
Bears 7 0 7 7 21
Packers 0 7 7 7 21

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StandingsEdit

NFL Western Division
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 8 1 1 .889 5–0–1 303 157 W1
Green Bay Packers 7 2 1 .778 4–1–1 264 172 W3
Detroit Lions 3 6 1 .333 2–4 178 218 L2
Chicago Cardinals 0 10 0 .000 0–6 95 218 L10

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

RosterEdit

1943 Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Rookies and first-year players in italics

Awards, records, and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Jul-14.
Eastern Division Western Division
Brooklyn Chicago Bears
New York Chicago Cardinals
Phil-Pitt Detroit
Washington Green Bay
1943 NFL DraftNFL Championship


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