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1946 Green Bay Packers season
Head Coach Curly Lambeau
Home Field City Stadium
Wisconsin State Fair Park
Results
Record 6–5
Place 3rd NFL Western
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1945 1947

The 1946 Green Bay Packers season was their 28th season overall and their 26th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 6–5 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
16Johnny StrzykalskiBackMarquette
321Bob NussbaumerHalfbackMichigan
436Ed CodyBackPurdue
646John FerraroTackleUSC
756Art RennerEndMichigan
866Bert ColeTackleOklahoma State
976Grant DarnellGuardTexas A&M
1086Joe McAfeeBackHoly Cross
1196Steve ConroyBackHoly Cross
12106Billy HildebrandEndMississippi State
13116Tom HandCenterIowa
14126George HillGuardGeorgia Tech
15136Jim HoughBackClemson
16146Dean GainesTackleGeorgia Tech
17156J. P. MillerGuardGeorgia
18166Boyd MorseEndArizona
19176Joe BradfordCenterUSC
20186Bill DeRosaBackBoston College
21196Ralph GrantBackBucknell
22206Howie BrownGuardIndiana
23216Andy KosmacCenterLSU
24226Maurice StacyBackWashington
25236Chick DavidsonTackleCornell
26246John NortonBackWashington
27256Ed HoltsingerBackGeorgia Tech
28266Joe CampbellEndHoly Cross
29276Francis SaundersTackleClemson
30286Al SparlisGuardUCLA
31291Ralph ClymerGuardPurdue
32296Joervin HendersonCenterMissouri
  • Yellow indicates a future Pro Bowl selection

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 29, 1946 Chicago Bears L 30–7
2 October 6, 1946 Los Angeles Rams L 21–17
3 October 13, 1946 at Philadelphia Eagles W 19–7
4 October 20, 1946 Pittsburgh Steelers W 17–7
5 October 27, 1946 Detroit Lions W 10–7
6 November 3, 1946 at Chicago Bears L 10–7
7 November 10, 1946 at Chicago Cardinals W 19–7
8 November 17, 1946 at Detroit Lions W 9–0
9 November 24, 1946 Chicago Cardinals L 24–6
10 December 1, 1946 at Washington Redskins W 20–7
11 December 8, 1946 at Los Angeles Rams L 38–17

StandingsEdit

NFL Western Division
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 8 2 1 .800 6–1–1 289 193 W1
Los Angeles Rams 6 4 1 .600 5–2–1 277 257 W2
Chicago Cardinals 6 5 0 .545 5–3 260 198 W2
Green Bay Packers 6 5 0 .545 3–5 148 158 L1
Detroit Lions 1 10 0 .091 0–8 142 310 L4

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

ReferencesEdit

Eastern Division Western Division
Boston Chicago Bears
New York Chicago Cardinals
Philadelphia Detroit
Pittsburgh Green Bay
Washington Los Angeles
1946 NFL DraftNFL Championship
Related: 1946 AAFC Season

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