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1959 Green Bay Packers (NFL)
3rd place Western Conference 7-5-0 .583
Head Coach: Vince Lombardi
Bill AustinOffensive Line
Phil BengstonDefense
Red CochranOffensive Backs
Norb HeckerDefensive Backs
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/15/1959HChicago Bears16-19LMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium28286
Sun8/23/1959ASan Francisco 49ers24-17WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium18916
Sat8/29/1959NPhiladelphia Eagles45-28WPortland, ORMultnomah Stadium24456
Sat9/5/1959NNew York Giants0-14LBangor, MEGarland Street Field12000
Sat9/12/1959NWashington Redskins20-13WWinston-Salem, NCBowman Gray Stadium15000
Sun9/20/1959NPittsburgh Steelers13-10WBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium18081
Sun9/27/1959HChicago Bears9-6WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium32150
Sun10/4/1959HDetroit Lions28-10WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium32150
Sun10/11/1959HSan Francisco 49ers21-20WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium32150
Sun10/18/1959HLos Angeles Rams6-45LMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium36174
Sun10/25/1959ABaltimore Colts21-38LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium57557
Sun11/1/1959ANew York Giants3-20LNew York, NYYankee Stadium67837
Sun11/8/1959AChicago Bears17-28LChicago, ILWrigley Field46205
Sun11/15/1959HBaltimore Colts24-28LMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium25521
Sun11/22/1959HWashington Redskins21-0WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium31853
Thu11/26/1959ADetroit Lions24-17WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium49221
Sun12/6/1959ALos Angeles Rams38-20WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum61044
Sun12/13/1959ASan Francisco 49ers36-14WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium55997
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
ROSTER
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
73Ken BeckRDT-LDT6-224524Texas A&M120
65Tom BettisMLB6-222826Purdue1211
87Nate BordenLDE-RDE-RDT6-023428Indiana103
25Timmy BrownHB5-1019522Ball State10
22Bill ButlerROH-LOH5-1018922Tennessee-Chattanooga110
33Lew CarpenterFB-ROH6-220927Arkansas126
58Dan CurrieLLB6-323924Michigan State1212
67Andy CverckoOG6-024222Northwestern10
44Bobby DillonRS6-118229Texas1212
68John DittrichLOG-ROG6-123626Wisconsin120
86Boyd DowlerROH-LOE6-522422Colorado126
71Bill ForesterRLB-MLB6-323727Southern Methodist1212
20Joe FrancisQB6-119523Oregon State120
41Bobby FreemanLDH6-120227Auburn128
75Forrest GreggROT6-324926Southern Methodist1212
46Hank GremmingerLDH6-120026Baylor124
79Dave HannerLDT-LDE6-225729Arkansas1212
5Paul HornungLOH-K6-221524Notre Dame1211
74Henry JordanRDT6-324924Virginia1212
84Gary KnafelcROE6-421727Colorado1212
64Jerry KramerROG6-324623Idaho1212
88Ron KramerROE6-323424Michigan120
78Norm MastersLOT6-224926Michigan State129
85Max McGeeLOE-P6-321027Tulane1212
17Lamar McHanQB6-121027Arkansas127
42Don McIlhennyROH-LOH6-019725Southern Methodist125
66Ray NitschkeMLB-RLB6-323523Illinois121
83Bill QuinlanRDE6-324827Michigan State1212
51Jim RingoC6-123228Syracuse1212
76Bob SkoronskiLOT-ROG6-324925Indiana123
15Bart StarrQB6-119725Alabama125
27John SymankRS5-1118024Arlington State JC; Florida122
31Jimmy TaylorFB6-021424Hinds CC; Louisiana State127
82Jim TempLDE6-424526Wisconsin129
63Fuzzy ThurstonLOG6-124726Valparaiso1212
45Emlen TunnellLS6-119335Toledo; Iowa1212
47Jesse WhittentonRDH6-019325Texas-El Paso1212
81A.D. WilliamsLOE6-221026Santa Monica JC; Pacific120
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollegeNotes
11Randy DuncanQBIowa
213Alex HawkinsBSouth Carolina
325Boyd DowlerBColorado
555Andy CverckoCNorthwestern
661Willie TaylorCFlorida A&M
773Bobby JacksonBAlabama
783Gary RaidTWillamette
885Buddy MayfieldESouth Carolina
895Bob LarabaBTexas-El Paso
997George DixonBBridgeport
10109Sam TuccioTSouthern Mississippi
11121Bob WebbBSt. Ambrose
12133Larry HallGMissouri Valley
13145Jim HurdBAlbion
14157Ken KerrGArizona State
15169Dick TeteakGWisconsin
16181Dan EdgingtonEFlorida
17193Tom SeculesBWilliam & Mary
18205Dick NearentsTEastern Washington
19217Bill ButlerBTennessee-Chattanooga
20229Charley SampleBArkansas
21241Dave SmithBRipon
22253Charlie AndersonEDrake
23265Ben LawverTLewis & Clark
24277Joe HergertCFlorida
25289Larry HardeeBFlorida A&M
26301Ken HigginbothamETrinity (Texas)
27313Timmy BrownBBall State
28325Jerry EppsGWest Texas A&M
29337Jack FlaraBPittsburgh
30349Dick EmerichTWest Chester
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals55824467
Opponents Totals66687537
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushingPassingPenalty3RD DOWN EFFICIENCY4TH DOWN EFFICIENCYPENYDS
Team Totals2121098716/ %/ %49435
Opponents Totals21510110212/ %/ %51450
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Paul Hornung7313296.971741.2094
Jimmy Taylor80000048
Max McGee50000030
Boyd Dowler40000024
Gary Knafelc40000024
Don McIlhenny20000012
Bill Butler1000006
Lew Carpenter1000006
Bill Forester0000012
Dave Hanner0000012
Team Totals32313296.971741.22248
Opponents Totals30283093.3122254.51246
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Paul Hornung71741.20/65/71/21/20/0
Team Totals71741.20/65/71/21/20/0
Opponents Totals122254.51/43/32/45/81/3
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Paul Hornung1526814.5637
Jimmy Taylor1204523.8216
Lew Carpenter603225.455t1
Don McIlhenny472314.9461
Bart Starr16835.2390
Lamar McHan16644.0190
Bill Butler7497.0160
Boyd Dowler12020.0200
Joe Francis252.580
Team Totals42119074.56315
Opponents Totals43017704.149t14
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Lamar McHan1084844.4518057.516.88187.498.39471160.1
Bart Starr1347052.2579727.313.94464.575.23094269.0
Paul Hornung8562.539511.919.030225.000.0095143.2
Joe Francis18527.812915.118.22400.015.678425.0
Team Totals26812847.812319637.315.381166.0176.3131183265.9
Opponents Totals32916951.414620306.212.075t144.3144.3248178267.1
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Boyd Dowler3254917.2354
Max McGee3069523.281t5
Gary Knafelc2738414.2384
Paul Hornung151137.5190
Jimmy Taylor9717.920t2
Don McIlhenny89511.9301
Lew Carpenter5479.4230
A.D. Williams11111.0110
Bill Butler1-2-2.0-20
Team Totals128196315.381t16
Opponents Totals169203012.075t14
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Forester24824.0340
John Symank24623.0250
Bobby Freeman22211.0220
Emlen Tunnell22010.0180
Hank Gremminger14545.0450
Dan Currie12525.0250
Jim Temp11313.0130
Bobby Dillon177.070
Bill Quinlan155.050
Tom Bettis100.000
Team Totals1423116.5450
Opponents Totals1722713.4491
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Max McGee64271642.46115312232536.3
Team Totals64271642.46115291232536.9
Opponents Totals56248144.36107316202536.2
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Lew Carpenter1315011.5510
Bill Butler181639.161t1
Emlen Tunnell133.030
John Symank100.000
Team Totals333169.661t1
Opponents Totals402917.371t1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
John Symank1433824.1390
Bill Butler2147222.5350
Don McIlhenny35016.7240
Joe Francis25226.0280
Ray Nitschke2136.5100
Lew Carpenter12424.0240
Team Totals4394922.1390
Opponents Totals4091722.9850
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Tom Bettis0001100
Nate Borden0001100
Bill Butler110100
Lew Carpenter300000
John Dittrich0001100
Bill Forester103300
Dave Hanner0001100
Paul Hornung700000
Henry Jordan0002200
Gary Knafelc0010100
Lamar McHan300000
Don McIlhenny110100
Ray Nitschke00112100
Jim Ringo0001100
Bart Starr2202-80
John Symank412300
Jimmy Taylor210100
Jesse Whittenton00022450
Team Totals241681523470
Opponents Totals28151316290
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