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1956 Green Bay Packers (NFL)

5th place • Western Conference • 4-8-0 .333
1956 NFLPrevious SeasonNext Season
Roster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: Lisle Blackbourn
Earl KlapsteinDefensive Line
Ray McLeanBackfield
Lou RymkusOffensive Line
Abe StuberDefensive Backs
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Sat8/18/1956HPhiladelphia Eagles27-6WMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium12138
Sat8/25/1956HNew York Giants17-13WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium16448
Sat9/1/1956ACleveland Browns21-20WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium15456
Sat9/8/1956NWashington Redskins10-17LWinston-Salem, NCBowman Gray Stadium13500
Sat9/15/1956NChicago Cardinals29-21WSt. Louis, MOSportsman's Park31454
Sun9/30/1956HDetroit Lions16-20LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium24668
Sun10/7/1956HChicago Bears21-37LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium24668
Sun10/14/1956HBaltimore Colts38-33WMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium24214
Sun10/21/1956HLos Angeles Rams42-17WMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium24200
Sun10/28/1956ABaltimore Colts21-28LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium40086
Sun11/4/1956HCleveland Browns7-24LMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium28590
Sun11/11/1956AChicago Bears14-38LChicago, ILWrigley Field49172
Sun11/18/1956HSan Francisco 49ers16-17LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium17986
Thu11/22/1956ADetroit Lions24-20WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium54087
Sun12/2/1956AChicago Cardinals24-21WChicago, ILComiskey Park22620
Sat12/8/1956ASan Francisco 49ers20-38LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium32436
Sun12/16/1956ALos Angeles Rams21-49LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum45209

Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.

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ROSTER
PlayerNoPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Emery Barnes85RDE6-623027Oregon20
Tom Bettis65LLB6-222823Purdue128
Billy Bookout20RDH5-1018024Oklahoma; Austin76
Nate Borden87RDE-LDE6-023425Indiana1212
Buddy Brown62ROG-C6-122031Arkansas126
Jim Capuzzi26RDH-LDH6-019024Marquette70
Al Carmichael48ROH6-119228Santa Ana JC; Southern California129
Fred Cone31K-FB5-1119930Clemson122
Dick Deschaine80P6-020624none120
Bobby Dillon44RS6-118226Texas1212
Howie Ferguson37FB-ROH6-221426none1111
Bill Forester69MLB6-323724Southern Methodist1212
Ken Gorgal27RDH6-220027Purdue54
Forrest Gregg75ROG-ROT6-324923Southern Methodist112
Hank Gremminger46LDH6-120023Baylor1212
Dave Hanner79RDT-LDT6-225726Arkansas1212
Jerry Helluin72LDT-RDT6-227227Tulane1212
Billy Howton86ROE6-219126Rice1212
Joe Johnson40LOH6-019527Boston College124
Don King70OT6-326027Kentucky60
Gary Knafelc84LOE6-421724Colorado1212
Gene Knutson81LDE-RDE-RDT6-221824Michigan61
Larry Lauer58C6-323229Alabama70
Jack Losch25LOH6-120522Miami (Florida)124
John Martinkovic83LDE-RDE6-324129Xavier (Ohio)1211
Floyd Reid24LOH5-1018729Georgia74
Jim Ringo51C6-123225Syracuse1212
Bill Roberts22ROH-FB6-020027Dartmouth52
Tobin Rote18QB6-321128Rice1210
John Sandusky77ROT6-125131Villanova1212
Joe Skibinski63LOG-ROG5-1123628Purdue1211
Bob Skoronski76LOT6-324922Indiana1212
Jerry Smith61OG-C6-123026Wisconsin30
Jack Spinks61OG6-023626Alcorn State10
Bart Starr16QB6-119722Alabama92
Len Szafaryn68ROG-LOG6-222628North Carolina125
Deral Teteak66LLB5-1021027Wisconsin124
Val Joe Walker47LS6-117926Southern Methodist1212
Glenn Young23RDH6-220527Purdue42
Roger Zatkoff74RLB6-221625Michigan1212
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
18Jack LoschBMiami (Florida)
220Forrest GreggTSouthern Methodist
444Cecil MorrisGOklahoma
556Bob SkoronskiTIndiana
668Bob BurrisBOklahoma
780Hank GremmingerEBaylor
892Russ DennisEMaryland
9104Gordy DuvallBSouthern California
10116Bob LaugheryBMaryland
11128Mike HudockCMiami (Florida)
12140Max BurnettBArizona
13152Jim MenseCNotre Dame
14164Charlie ThomasBWisconsin
15176Buddy AllistonGMississippi
16188Curt LynchTAlabama
17200Bart StarrQBAlabama
18212Stan IntiharECornell
19224Ken VakeyETexas Tech
20236Clyde LetbetterTBaylor
21248Hal O'BrienBSouthern Methodist
22260Johnny PopsonBFurman
23272Jesse BirchfieldGDuke
24284Don WilsonCRice
25296Franz KoenekeEMinnesota
26308Dick GoeheTMississippi
27320Dick KolianEWisconsin
28332Bobby LanceQBFlorida
29344Vester NewcombCSouthwest Mississippi CC
30355Rod HermesQBBeloit
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thPTS
Team Totals51616290264
Opponents Totals781255485342
TEAM STATSTOP1st DownsFDRFDPFDX3rd Down Efficiency4th Down EfficiencyPENPENY
Team Totals2128611214/ %/ %42393
Opponents Totals24612910413/ %/ %52493
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Billy Howton120000072
Fred Cone4333691.75862.5072
Tobin Rote110000066
Gary Knafelc60000036
Al Carmichael20000012
Bobby Dillon1000006
Team Totals36333691.75862.50264
Opponents Totals44424495.5121866.70342
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCTBLLG1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Fred Cone5862.50452/51/11/11/10/0
Team Totals5862.50452/51/11/11/10/0
Opponents Totals121866.74/3/3/2/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Tobin Rote843984.73911
Howie Ferguson993673.7240
Fred Cone492114.3212
Al Carmichael321996.2350
Joe Johnson351293.7140
Jack Losch19432.380
Floyd Reid14392.8110
Bart Starr5357.0140
Team Totals33714214.23913
Opponents Totals51226195.120
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Tobin Rote30814614614722037.215.166t185.8154.9177202670.6
Bart Starr442424173257.413.539t24.536.81630965.1
Jack Losch11106363.063.063t1100.000.00063158.3
Team Totals35317117116425917.315.266t215.9185.1193239871.6
Opponents Totals2601441449521668.315.0176.5218.175209171.1
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Billy Howton55118821.666t12
Gary Knafelc3041813.9386
Joe Johnson282589.2200
Howie Ferguson222149.7250
Al Carmichael1318013.8631
Fred Cone1221818.269t2
Jack Losch78512.1430
Floyd Reid3165.3120
Bill Roberts11414.0140
Team Totals171259115.266t21
Opponents Totals144216615.017
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Bobby Dillon724434.9451
Bill Forester4358.8130
Jim Capuzzi26532.5650
Hank Gremminger23618.0210
Deral Teteak22010.0180
Ken Gorgal221.020
Billy Bookout144.040
Val Joe Walker100.000
Team Totals2140619.3651
Opponents Totals1831217.33
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Dick Deschaine62264942.7570280
Team Totals62264942.757028038.2
Opponents Totals50204040.8560239
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Al Carmichael211657.9220
Jack Losch8749.3580
Floyd Reid100.000
Team Totals302398.0580
Opponents Totals492805.790t1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Al Carmichael3392728.1106t1
Jack Losch1539026.0510
Howie Ferguson58316.6340
Bill Forester4369.0170
Hank Gremminger166.060
Nate Borden100.000
Team Totals59144224.4106t1
Opponents Totals4892419.3450
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Jim Capuzzi0001100
Al Carmichael610100
Fred Cone211200
Bobby Dillon0001100
Howie Ferguson630300
Bill Forester0001100
Dave Hanner0010100
Joe Johnson100000
Jack Losch330300
John Martinkovic0001100
Floyd Reid100000
Jim Ringo0020200
Tobin Rote510100
Len Szafaryn0012300
Roger Zatkoff0001100
Team Totals24111382100
Opponents Totals178911202
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