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1947 Green Bay Packers season
Head Coach Curly Lambeau
Home Field City Stadium
Wisconsin State Fair Park
Results
Record 6–5–1
Place 3rd NFL Western
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1946 1948

The 1947 Green Bay Packers season was their 29th season overall and their 27th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 6–5–1 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning a third-place finish in the Western Conference.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
16Ernie CaseBackUniversity of California, Los Angeles
320Burr BaldwinEndUCLA
531Buddy BurrisGuardOklahoma
640Gene WilsonDefensive BackSMU
752Dick ConnorsBackNorthwestern
862Monte MoncriefTackleTexas A&M
972Bob McDougalFullbackMiami (FL)
1081Bob KellyBackNotre Dame
1192Tom MoultonCenterOklahoma State
12100George HillsGuardOklahoma State
13111Bob SkoglundDefensive EndNotre Dame
14122Jack MitchellQuarterbackOklahoma
15130Denny CrawfordTackleTennessee
16141Jim CallananEndUSC
17151Ted ScalissiBackRipon College
18160Jim GoodmanTackleIndiana
19172Dick MillerGuardLawrence
20181Brad EcklundCenterOregon
21190Bob WestBackColorado
22202Maurice ReillyBackColorado
23211Ron SockolovTackleCalifornia
24220Herbert St. JohnGuardGeorgia
25232Fred RedekerBackCincinnati
26241Herm LubkerEndArkansas
27250Bob PalladinoBackNotre Dame
28262Jerrell BaxterTackleNorth Carolina
29271Ray SellersEndGeorgia
30280Jerry CarleBackNorthwestern
31290Bill HoganBackKansas
32297Ralph OlsenDefensive EndUtah

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 28 Chicago Bears W 29–20
2 October 5 Los Angeles Rams W 17–14
3 October 12 Chicago Cardinals L 14–10
4 October 19 Washington Redskins W 27–10
5 October 26 Detroit Lions W 34–17
6 November 2 Pittsburgh Steelers L 18–17
7 November 9 at Chicago Bears L 20–17
8 November 16 at Chicago Cardinals L 21–20
9 November 23 at New York Giants T 24–24
10 November 30 at Los Angeles Rams W 30–10
11 December 7 at Detroit Lions W 35–14
12 December 14 at Philadelphia Eagles L 28–14

StandingsEdit

NFL Western Division
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Cardinals 9 3 0 .750 7–1 306 231 W2
Chicago Bears 8 4 0 .667 4–4 363 241 L2
Green Bay Packers 6 5 1 .545 5–3 274 210 L1
Los Angeles Rams 6 6 0 .500 4–4 259 214 W2
Detroit Lions 3 9 0 .250 0–8 231 305 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

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
1947 NFL DraftNFL Championship
Related: 1947 AAFC Season

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