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1945 Green Bay Packers season
Head coachCurly Lambeau
Home fieldCity Stadium
Wisconsin State Fair Park
Results
Record6–4
Division place3rd NFL Western
Playoff finishdid not qualify
* ← 1944

The 1945 Green Bay Packers season was their 27th season overall and their 25th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 6–4 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning them a third-place finish in the Western Conference.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
111Walt SchlinkmanFullbackTexas Tech
327Clyde GoodnightEndTulsa
543Joe GrahamEndFlorida
654Don WellsDefensive EndGeorgia
765Casey StephensonBackTennessee
876Toby CollinsTackleTulsa
987Lamar DinglerEndArkansas
1098Hal HelscherBackLSU
11109Ralph HammondCenterPittsburgh
12120Ed PodgorskiTackleLafayette
13131Bill HackettGuardOhio State
14142Marv LindseyBackArkansas
15153Robert McClureTackleNevada
16164Harry PieperCenterCalifornia
17175Bob KulaBackMinnesota
18186Frank HazardGuardNebraska
19197Ed JeffersTackleOklahoma State
20208Bill PrenticeBackSanta Clara
21219Warren FullerEndFordham
22230Fred NeilsenTackleSt. Mary's (CA)
23241Bob GilmoreBackWashington
24252Lloyd BaxterCenterSMU
25263Nolan LuhnWide ReceiverTulsa
26274Nestor BlancoGuardColorado Mines
27285Bill ChestnutBackKansas
28296Jim ThompsonBackWashington State
29307Jim EvansEndIdaho
30318Hamilton NicholsGuardRice
31324John PridayBackOhio State
32330Bill Joe AldridgeBackOklahoma State

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 30, 1945 Chicago Bears W 31–21
2 October 7, 1945 Detroit Lions W 57–21
3 October 14, 1945 Cleveland Rams L 27–14
4 October 21, 1945 Boston Yanks W 38–14
5 October 28, 1945 Chicago Cardinals W 33–14
6 November 4, 1945 at Chicago Bears L 28–24
7 November 11, 1945 at Cleveland Rams L 20–7
8 November 18, 1945 at Boston Yanks W 28–0
9 November 25, 1945 at New York Giants W 23–14
10 December 2, 1945 at Detroit Lions L 14–3

StandingsEdit

NFL Western Division
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Cleveland Rams 9 1 0 .900 7–0 244 136 W5
Detroit Lions 7 3 0 .700 5–2 195 194 W1
Green Bay Packers 6 4 0 .600 3–4 258 173 L1
Chicago Bears 3 7 0 .300 2–6 192 235 W2
Chicago Cardinals 1 9 0 .100 1–6 98 228 L6

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

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Rookies and first-year players in italics

Awards, records, and honorsEdit

Most points scored, quarter, 24, Don Hutson, October 7, 1945

ReferencesEdit

Eastern Division Western Division
Boston Chicago Bears
New York Chicago Cardinals
Philadelphia Cleveland
Pittsburgh Detroit
Washington Green Bay
1945 NFL DraftNFL Championship


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