1938 Green Bay Packers season

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1938 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Curly Lambeau
Home field City Stadium
Wisconsin State Fair Park
Results
Record 8–3
Division place 1st NFL Western
Playoff finish Lost NFL Championship Game
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1937 1939

The 1938 Green Bay Packers season was their 18th season in the National Football League. The club posted an 8–3 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning them a first-place finish in the Western Conference. The Packers lost to the Giants 23–17 in the 1938 NFL Championship Game. This marks the first of only three losses the Packers would have in 13 world championship games.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 11, 1938 Cleveland Rams W 26–17
2 September 18, 1938 Chicago Bears L 2–0
3 September 25, 1938 Chicago Cardinals W 28–7
4 September 28, 1938 at Chicago Cardinals W 24–22
5 October 9, 1938 Detroit Lions L 17–7
6 October 16, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers W 35–7
7 October 23, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates W 20–0
8 October 30, 1938 at Cleveland Rams W 28–7
9 November 6, 1938 at Chicago Bears W 24–17
10 November 13, 1938 at Detroit Lions W 28–7
11 November 20, 1938 at New York Giants L 15–3

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
Championship December 11, 1938 at New York Giants L 23–17

Standings[edit]

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 8 3 0 .727 223 118 L-1
Detroit Lions 7 4 0 .636 119 108 L-1
Chicago Bears 6 5 0 .545 194 148 L-1
Cleveland Rams 4 7 0 .364 131 215 W-1
Chicago Cardinals 2 9 0 .182 111 168 W-1

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