1945 Green Bay Packers season

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1945 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Curly Lambeau
Home field City Stadium
Wisconsin State Fair Park
Results
Record 6–4
Division place 3rd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1944 1946

The 1945 Green Bay Packers season was their 25th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 6–4 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning them a third-place finish in the Western Conference.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1945 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
1 11 Walt Schlinkman Fullback Texas Tech
3 27 Clyde Goodnight End Tulsa
5 43 Joe Graham End Florida
6 54 Don Wells Defensive End Georgia
7 65 Casey Stephenson Back Tennessee
8 76 Toby Collins Tackle Tulsa
9 87 Lamar Dingler End Arkansas
10 98 Hal Helscher Back LSU
11 109 Ralph Hammond Center Pittsburgh
12 120 Ed Podgorski Tackle Lafayette
13 131 Bill Hackett Guard Ohio State
14 142 Marv Lindsey Back Arkansas
15 153 Robert McClure Tackle Nevada
16 164 Harry Pieper Center California
17 175 Bob Kula Back Minnesota
18 186 Frank Hazard Guard Nebraska
19 197 Ed Jeffers Tackle Oklahoma State
20 208 Bill Prentice Back Santa Clara
21 219 Warren Fuller End Fordham
22 230 Fred Neilsen Tackle St. Mary's (CA)
23 241 Bob Gilmore Back Washington
24 252 Lloyd Baxter Center SMU
25 263 Nolan Luhn Wide Receiver Tulsa
26 274 Nestor Blanco Guard Colorado Mines
27 285 Bill Chestnut Back Kansas
28 296 Jim Thompson Back Washington State
29 307 Jim Evans End Idaho
30 318 Hamilton Nichols Guard Rice
31 324 John Priday Back Ohio State
32 330 Bill Joe Aldridge Back Oklahoma State

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 30, 1945 Chicago Bears W 31–21
2 October 7, 1945 Detroit Lions W 57–21
3 October 14, 1945 Cleveland Rams L 27–14
4 October 21, 1945 Boston Yanks W 38–14
5 October 28, 1945 Chicago Cardinals W 33–14
6 November 4, 1945 at Chicago Bears L 28–24
7 November 11, 1945 at Cleveland Rams L 20–7
8 November 18, 1945 at Boston Yanks W 28–0
9 November 25, 1945 at New York Giants W 23–14
10 December 2, 1945 at Detroit Lions L 14–3

Standings[edit]

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Rams 9 1 0 .900 244 136 W-5
Detroit Lions 7 3 0 .700 195 194 W-1
Green Bay Packers 6 4 0 .600 258 173 L-1
Chicago Bears 3 7 0 .300 192 235 W-2
Chicago Cardinals 1 9 0 .100 98 228 L-6

Roster[edit]

Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Rookies and first-year players in italics

Awards, records, and honors[edit]

Most points scored, quarter, 24, Don Hutson, October 7, 1945


References[edit]