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.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
1 6 Ernie Case Back University of California, Los Angeles
3 20 Burr Baldwin End UCLA
5 31 Buddy Burris Guard Oklahoma
6 40 Gene Wilson Defensive Back SMU
7 52 Dick Connors Back Northwestern
8 62 Monte Moncrief Tackle Texas A&M
9 72 Bob McDougal Fullback Miami (FL)
10 81 Bob Kelly Back Notre Dame
11 92 Tom Moulton Center Oklahoma State
12 100 George Hills Guard Oklahoma State
13 111 Bob Skoglund Defensive End Notre Dame
14 122 Jack Mitchell Quarterback Oklahoma
15 130 Denny Crawford Tackle Tennessee
16 141 Jim Callanan End USC
17 151 Ted Scalissi Back Ripon College
18 160 Jim Goodman Tackle Indiana
19 172 Dick Miller Guard Lawrence
20 181 Brad Ecklund Center Oregon
21 190 Bob West Back Colorado
22 202 Maurice Reilly Back Colorado
23 211 Ron Sockolov Tackle California
24 220 Herbert St. John Guard Georgia
25 232 Fred Redeker Back Cincinnati
26 241 Herm Lubker End Arkansas
27 250 Bob Palladino Back Notre Dame
28 262 Jerrell Baxter Tackle North Carolina
29 271 Ray Sellers End Georgia
30 280 Jerry Carle Back Northwestern
31 290 Bill Hogan Back Kansas
32 297 Ralph Olsen Defensive End Utah

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

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

Standings[edit | edit source]

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.

Roster[edit | edit source]

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 honors[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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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