1971 Green Bay Packers season

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1971 Green Bay Packers season
Head coachDan Devine
General managerDan Devine
Home fieldLambeau Field
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record4–8–2
Division place4th NFC Central
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The 1971 Green Bay Packers season was their 53rd season overall and their 51st season in the National Football League (NFL). The club posted a 4–8–2 record under first-year coach Dan Devine, earning them a fourth-place finish in the NFC Central division.

Offseason[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

1971 Green Bay Packers draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 9 John Brockington *  Running back Ohio State from Denver
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1971 Green Bay Packers staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches



[1]

Roster[edit]

Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Rookies and first-year players in italics

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 September 19 New York Giants L 40–42 0–1 Lambeau Field
56,263
2 September 26 Denver Broncos W 34–13 1–1 Milwaukee County Stadium
47,957
3 October 3 Cincinnati Bengals W 20–17 2–1 Lambeau Field
56,263
4 October 10 at Detroit Lions L 28–31 2–2 Tiger Stadium
54,418
5 October 17 Minnesota Vikings L 13–24 2–3 Lambeau Field
56,263
6 October 24 at Los Angeles Rams L 13–30 2–4 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
75,531
7 November 1 Detroit Lions T 14–14 2–4–1 Milwaukee County Stadium
47,961
8 November 7 at Chicago Bears W 17–14 3–4–1 Soldier Field
55,049
9 November 14 at Minnesota Vikings L 0–3 3–5–1 Metropolitan Stadium
49,784
10 November 22 at Atlanta Falcons L 21–28 3–6–1 Atlanta Stadium
58,850
11 November 28 New Orleans Saints L 21–29 3–7–1 Milwaukee County Stadium
48,035
12 December 5 at St. Louis Cardinals T 16–16 3–7–2 Busch Stadium
50,443
13 December 12 Chicago Bears W 31–10 4–7–2 Lambeau Field
56,263
14 December 19 at Miami Dolphins L 6–27 4–8–2 Orange Bowl
76,812

Game summaries[edit]

Week 8[edit]

Week Eight: Green Bay Packers (2–4–1) at Chicago Bears (5–2)
1 2 34Total
Packers 0 14 0317
Bears 0 0 01414

at Soldier FieldChicago, Illinois

  • Date: November 7
  • Game time: 2:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 27 °F (−3 °C) • Wind 16 miles per hour (26 km/h; 14 kn)
  • Game attendance: 55,049
  • Pro-Football-Reference.com

Week 13[edit]

Chicago Bears (6–6) at Green Bay Packers (3–7–2)
1 2 34Total
Bears 7 0 3010
Packers 7 0 141031

at Lambeau FieldGreen Bay, Wisconsin

  • Date: December 12
  • Game time: 2:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 28 °F (−2 °C) • Wind 12 miles per hour (19 km/h; 10 kn)
  • Game attendance: 56,263
  • Pro-Football-Reference.com

Ray Nitschke Day

Standings[edit]

NFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Minnesota Vikings 11 3 0 .786 5–1 9–2 245 139 W2
Detroit Lions 7 6 1 .538 2–3–1 3–6–1 341 286 L2
Chicago Bears 6 8 0 .429 2–4 5–6 185 276 L5
Green Bay Packers 4 8 2 .333 2–3–1 2–7–2 274 298 L1

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All Time Coaches Database". Packers.com. Retrieved December 26, 2013.

External links[edit]