1963 Green Bay Packers season

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1963 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Vince Lombardi
General manager Vince Lombardi
Home field City Stadium
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record 11–2–1
Division place 2nd NFL Western
Playoff finish Won Playoff Bowl
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1962 1964 >

The 1963 Green Bay Packers season was their 43rd season in the National Football League. The club posted an 11–2–1 record under coach Vince Lombardi, earning a second-place finish in the Western Conference. Both losses were inflicted by the Chicago Bears, the NFL champions in 1963.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
1 September 15, 1963 Chicago Bears L 10–3 City Stadium
42,327
2 September 22, 1963 Detroit Lions W 31–10 Milwaukee County Stadium
45,912
3 September 29, 1963 Baltimore Colts W 31–20 City Stadium
42,327
4 October 6, 1963 Los Angeles Rams W 42–10 City Stadium
42,327
5 October 13, 1963 at Minnesota Vikings W 37–28 Metropolitan Stadium
42,567
6 October 20, 1963 at St. Louis Cardinals W 30–7 Busch Stadium
32,224
7 October 27, 1963 at Baltimore Colts W 34–20 Memorial Stadium
60,065
8 November 3, 1963 Pittsburgh Steelers W 33–14 Milwaukee County Stadium
46,293
9 November 10, 1963 Minnesota Vikings W 28–7 City Stadium
42,327
10 November 17, 1963 at Chicago Bears L 26–7 Wrigley Field
49,166
11 November 24, 1963 San Francisco 49ers W 28–10 Milwaukee County Stadium
45,905
12 November 28, 1963 at Detroit Lions T 13–13 Tiger Stadium
54,016
13 December 7, 1963 at Los Angeles Rams W 31–14 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
52,357
14 December 14, 1963 at San Francisco 49ers W 21–17 Kezar Stadium
31,031

Standings[edit]

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 11 1 2 .917 301 144 W-2
Green Bay Packers 11 2 1 .846 369 206 W-2
Baltimore 8 6 0 .571 316 285 W-3
Detroit Lions 5 8 1 .385 326 265 L-1
Minnesota Vikings 5 8 1 .385 309 390 W-1
Los Angeles Rams 5 9 0 .357 210 350 L-2
San Francisco 49ers 2 12 0 .143 198 391 L-5

Playoff Bowl[edit]

The Playoff Bowl matched the runners-up of the two conferences to determine third place in the league. It was played in January at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida, the week following the NFL Championship game.

Season Date Winner Score Runner-up Attendance
1964 January 5, 1964 Green Bay Packers 40–23 Cleveland Browns 54,921

Source:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Packers trounce Browns in Playoff, 40–23". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press. January 6, 1964. p. 23.