1947 Green Bay Packers season

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1947 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Curly Lambeau
Home field City Stadium
Wisconsin State Fair Park
Results
Record 6–5–1
Division place 3rd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1946 1948

The 1947 Green Bay Packers season was their 27th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 6–5–1 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning a third-place finish in the Western Conference.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1947 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
1 6 Ernie Case Back University of California, Los Angeles
3 20 Burr Baldwin End UCLA
5 31 Buddy Burris Guard Oklahoma
6 40 Gene Wilson Defensive Back SMU
7 52 Dick Connors Back Northwestern
8 62 Monte Moncrief Tackle Texas A&M
9 72 Bob McDougal Fullback Miami (FL)
10 81 Bob Kelly Back Notre Dame
11 92 Tom Moulton Center Oklahoma State
12 100 George Hills Guard Oklahoma State
13 111 Bob Skoglund Defensive End Notre Dame
14 122 Jack Mitchell Quarterback Oklahoma
15 130 Denny Crawford Tackle Tennessee
16 141 Jim Callanan End USC
17 151 Ted Scalissi Back Ripon College
18 160 Jim Goodman Tackle Indiana
19 172 Dick Miller Guard Lawrence
20 181 Brad Ecklund Center Oregon
21 190 Bob West Back Colorado
22 202 Maurice Reilly Back Colorado
23 211 Ron Sockolov Tackle California
24 220 Herbert St. John Guard Georgia
25 232 Fred Redeker Back Cincinnati
26 241 Herm Lubker End Arkansas
27 250 Bob Palladino Back Notre Dame
28 262 Jerrell Baxter Tackle North Carolina
29 271 Ray Sellers End Georgia
30 280 Jerry Carle Back Northwestern
31 290 Bill Hogan Back Kansas
32 297 Ralph Olsen Defensive End Utah

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 28, 1947 Chicago Bears W 29–20
2 October 5, 1947 Los Angeles Rams W 17–14
3 October 12, 1947 Chicago Cardinals L 14–10
4 October 19, 1947 Washington Redskins W 27–10
5 October 26, 1947 Detroit Lions W 34–17
6 November 2, 1947 Pittsburgh Steelers L 18–17
7 November 9, 1947 at Chicago Bears L 20–17
8 November 16, 1947 at Chicago Cardinals L 21–20
9 November 23, 1947 at New York Giants T 24–24
10 November 30, 1947 at Los Angeles Rams W 30–10
11 December 7, 1947 at Detroit Lions W 35–14
12 December 14, 1947 at Philadelphia Eagles L 28–14

Standings[edit]

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Chicago Cardinals 9 3 0 .750 306 231 W-2
Chicago Bears 8 4 0 .667 363 241 L-2
Green Bay Packers 6 5 1 .545 274 210 L-1
Los Angeles Rams 6 6 0 .500 259 214 W-2
Detroit Lions 3 9 0 .250 231 305 L-3

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]