1960 Green Bay Packers season

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1960 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Vince Lombardi
General manager Vince Lombardi
Home field City Stadium
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record 8–4
Division place 1st NFL Western
Playoff finish Lost NFL Championship
Timeline
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< 1959 1961 >

The 1960 Green Bay Packers season was their 40th season in the National Football League. The club posted an 8–4 record under coach Vince Lombardi, earning them a first-place finish in the Western Conference.

The Packers ended the season by losing to the Philadelphia Eagles 17–13 in the NFL Championship Game.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Position School
1 5 Tom Moore Running Back Vanderbilt
2 17 Bob Jeter Cornerback Iowa
5 51 Dale Hackbart Defensive Back Wisconsin
6 65 Mike Wright Tackle Minnesota
7 77 Kirk Phares Guard South Carolina
8 89 Don Hitt Center Oklahoma State
9 101 Frank Brixius Tackle Minnesota
11 125 Ron Ray Tackle Howard Payne
12 137 Harry Ball Tackle Boston College
13 149 Paul Winslow Defensive Back North Carolina Central
14 161 Jon Gilliam Center East Texas State
15 173 Garney Henley Back Huron
16 185 John Littlejohn Back Kansas State
17 197 Joe Gomes Back South Carolina
18 209 Royce Whittington Tackle Southwestern Louisiana
19 221 Rich Brooks End Purdue
20 233 Gilmer Lewis Tackle Oklahoma
  • Yellow indicates a future Pro Bowl selection

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
1 September 25, 1960 Chicago Bears L 17–14 City Stadium
32,150
2 October 2, 1960 Detroit Lions W 28–9 City Stadium
32,150
3 October 9, 1960 Baltimore Colts W 35–21 City Stadium
32,150
4 Bye
5 October 23, 1960 San Francisco 49ers W 41–14 Milwaukee County Stadium
39,914
6 October 30, 1960 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 19–13 Forbes Field
30,155
7 November 6, 1960 at Baltimore Colts L 38–24 Memorial Stadium
57,808
8 November 13, 1960 Dallas Cowboys W 41–7 City Stadium
32,294
9 November 20, 1960 Los Angeles Rams L 33–31 Milwaukee County Stadium
35,763
10 November 24, 1960 at Detroit Lions L 23–10 Tiger Stadium
51,123
11 December 4, 1960 at Chicago Bears W 41–13 Wrigley Field
46,406
12 December 10, 1960 at San Francisco 49ers W 13–0 Kezar Stadium
53,612
13 December 17, 1960 at Los Angeles Rams W 35–21 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
53,445

Game summaries[edit]

Week 2[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Lions 3 6 0 0 9
• Packers 0 7 7 14 28

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Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
Championship December 26, 1960 at Philadelphia Eagles L 17–13 Franklin Field
67,325

Standings[edit]

Western Conference
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Green Bay Packers 8 4 0 .667 332 209
Detroit Lions 7 5 0 .583 239 212
San Francisco 49ers 7 5 0 .583 208 205
Baltimore Colts 6 6 0 .500 288 234
Chicago Bears 5 6 1 .455 194 299
Los Angeles Rams 4 7 1 .364 265 297
Dallas Cowboys 0 11 1 .000 177 369

Roster[edit]

Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Rookies in italics

Postseason[edit]

NFL Championship Game[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Packers 3 3 0 7 13
Eagles 0 10 0 7 17
  • First Quarter
  • Second Quarter
  • Third Quarter
    • No scoring
  • Fourth Quarter
    • GB-McGee 7-yard pass from Starr (Hornung kick)
    • Phil- Dean 5 run (Walston kick)

Awards and records[edit]

  • Tom Moore, NFL Kickoff Return Leader
  • Paul Hornung set an NFL record for scoring 176 points, a record that since has been broken

Milestones[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2013-Dec-27.