1946 Green Bay Packers season

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1946 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Curly Lambeau
Home field City Stadium
Wisconsin State Fair Park
Results
Record 6–5
Division place 3rd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1945 1947

The 1946 Green Bay Packers season was their 26th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 6–5 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning them a third-place finish in the Western Conference.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1946 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
1 6 Johnny Strzykalski Back Marquette
3 21 Bob Nussbaumer Halfback Michigan
4 36 Ed Cody Back Purdue
6 46 John Ferraro Tackle USC
7 56 Art Renner End Michigan
8 66 Bert Cole Tackle Oklahoma State
9 76 Grant Darnell Guard Texas A&M
10 86 Joe McAfee Back Holy Cross
11 96 Steve Conroy Back Holy Cross
12 106 Billy Hildebrand End Mississippi State
13 116 Tom Hand Center Iowa
14 126 George Hill Guard Georgia Tech
15 136 Jim Hough Back Clemson
16 146 Dean Gaines Tackle Georgia Tech
17 156 J. P. Miller Guard Georgia
18 166 Boyd Morse End Arizona
19 176 Joe Bradford Center USC
20 186 Bill DeRosa Back Boston College
21 196 Ralph Grant Back Bucknell
22 206 Howie Brown Guard Indiana
23 216 Andy Kosmac Center LSU
24 226 Maurice Stacy Back Washington
25 236 Chick Davidson Tackle Cornell
26 246 John Norton Back Washington
27 256 Ed Holtsinger Back Georgia Tech
28 266 Joe Campbell End Holy Cross
29 276 Francis Saunders Tackle Clemson
30 286 Al Sparlis Guard UCLA
31 291 Ralph Clymer Guard Purdue
32 296 Joervin Henderson Center Missouri
  • Yellow indicates a future Pro Bowl selection

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 29, 1946 Chicago Bears L 30–7
2 October 6, 1946 Los Angeles Rams L 21–17
3 October 13, 1946 at Philadelphia Eagles W 19–7
4 October 20, 1946 Pittsburgh Steelers W 17–7
5 October 27, 1946 Detroit Lions W 10–7
6 November 3, 1946 at Chicago Bears L 10–7
7 November 10, 1946 at Chicago Cardinals W 19–7
8 November 17, 1946 at Detroit Lions W 9–0
9 November 24, 1946 Chicago Cardinals L 24–6
10 December 1, 1946 at Washington Redskins W 20–7
11 December 8, 1946 at Los Angeles Rams L 38–17

Standings[edit]

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 8 2 1 .800 289 193 W-1
Los Angeles Rams 6 4 1 .600 277 257 W-2
Chicago Cardinals 6 5 0 .545 260 198 W-2
Green Bay Packers 6 5 0 .545 148 158 L-1
Detroit Lions 1 10 0 .091 142 310 L-4

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]

References[edit]