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1956 Green Bay Packers season
Head Coach Lisle Blackbourn
Home Field City Stadium
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record 4–8
Place 5th NFL Western
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1955 1957

The 1956 Green Bay Packers season was their 38th season overall and their 36th in the National Football League. The club posted a 4–8 record under coach Lisle Blackbourn, earning them a fifth-place finish in the Western Conference.

OffseasonEdit

NFL draftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
18Jack LoschHalfbackMiami (FL)
220Forrest GreggOffensive TackleSMU
444Cecil MorrisGuardOklahoma
556Bob SkoronskiOffensive TackleIndiana
668Bob BurrisBackOklahoma
780Hank GremmingerCornerbackBaylor
892Russ DennisEndMaryland
9104Gordy DuvallBackUSC
10116Bob LaughertyBackMaryland
11128Mike HudockCenterMiami (FL)
12140Max BurnettBackArizona
13152Jim MenseCenterNotre Dame
14164Charlie ThomasBackWisconsin
15176Buddy AllistonGuardOle Miss
16188Curtis LynchTackleAlabama
17200Bart StarrQuarterbackAlabama
18212Stan IntiharEndCornell
19224Ken VakeyEndTexas Tech
20236Clyde LetbetterTackleBaylor
21248Hal O'BrienBackSMU
22260Johnny PopsonBackFurman
23272Jesse BirchfieldGuardDuke
24284Don WilsonCenterRice
25296Franz KoeneckeEndMinnesota
26308Dick GoeheTackleOle Miss
27320Dick KolianEndWisconsin
28332Bobby LanceQuarterbackFlorida
29344Vester NewcombCenterSouthwest Junior College
30355Rod HermesQuarterbackBeloit

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Attendance
1 September 30 Detroit Lions L 20–16 0–1 City Stadium
24,668
2 October 7 Chicago Bears L 37–21 0–2 City Stadium
24,668
3 October 14 Baltimore Colts W 38–33 1–2 Milwaukee County Stadium
24,214
4 October 21 Los Angeles Rams W 42–17 2–2 Milwaukee County Stadium
24,200
5 October 28 at Baltimore Colts L 28–21 2–3 Memorial Stadium
40,086
6 November 4 Cleveland Browns L 24–7 2–4 Milwaukee County Stadium
28,590
7 November 11 at Chicago Bears L 38–14 2–5 Wrigley Field
49,172
8 November 18 San Francisco 49ers L 17–16 2–6 City Stadium
17,986
9 November 22 at Detroit Lions W 24–20 3–6 Tiger Stadium
54,087
10 December 2 at Chicago Cardinals W 24–21 4–6 Comiskey Park
22,620
11 December 8 at San Francisco 49ers L 38–20 4–7 Kezar Stadium
32,433
12 December 16 at Los Angeles Rams L 49–21 4–8 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
45,209

StandingsEdit

Template:1956 NFL Western standings

RosterEdit

Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Rookies and first-year players in italics

Awards and recordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

ReferencesEdit

Eastern Conference Western Conference
Chicago Cardinals Baltimore
Cleveland Chicago Bears
New York Detroit
Philadelphia Green Bay
Pittsburgh Los Angeles
Washington San Francisco
1956 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro Bowl


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