1965 Green Bay Packers season

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1965 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Vince Lombardi
General manager Vince Lombardi
Home field Lambeau Field
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record 10–3–1
Division place 1st NFL Western
Playoff finish Won NFL Championship
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1964 1966 >

The 1965 Green Bay Packers season was their 45th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 10–3–1 record under coach Vince Lombardi, earning them a tie for first place in the Western Conference with the Baltimore Colts. The Packers and Colts played a one-game playoff in Green Bay, which the Packers won 13–10, in overtime. The Packers then defeated the defending champion Cleveland Browns, 23–12, in the NFL Championship Game. This marked the Packers 9th NFL World Championship, third under Lombardi, and the last NFL championship game before the advent of the Super Bowl.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
1 September 19, 1965 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 41–9 Pitt Stadium
38,383
2 September 26, 1965 Baltimore Colts W 20–17 Milwaukee County Stadium
48,130
3 October 3, 1965 Chicago Bears W 23–14 Lambeau Field
50,852
4 October 10, 1965 San Francisco 49ers W 27–10 Lambeau Field
50,852
5 October 17, 1965 at Detroit Lions W 31–21 Tiger Stadium
56,712
6 October 24, 1965 Dallas Cowboys W 13–3 Milwaukee County Stadium
48,311
7 October 31, 1965 at Chicago Bears L 31–10 Wrigley Field
45,664
8 November 7, 1965 Detroit Lions L 12–7 Lambeau Field
50,852
9 November 14, 1965 Los Angeles Rams W 6–3 Milwaukee County Stadium
48,485
10 November 21, 1965 at Minnesota Vikings W 38–13 Metropolitan Stadium
47,426
11 November 28, 1965 at Los Angeles Rams L 21–10 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
39,733
12 December 5, 1965 Minnesota Vikings W 24–19 Lambeau Field
50,852
13 December 12, 1965 at Baltimore Colts W 42–27 Memorial Stadium
60,238
14 December 19, 1965 at San Francisco 49ers T 24–24 Kezar Stadium
45,710

Game summaries[edit]

Week 2[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Colts 3 7 0 7 17
Packers 0 10 0 10 20

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Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
Western Conf Playoff December 26, 1965 Baltimore Colts W 13–10 Lambeau Field
50,484
Championship January 2, 1966 Cleveland Browns W 23–12 Lambeau Field
50,777

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 10 3 1 .769 8–3–1 316 224 T1
Baltimore Colts 10 3 1 .769 8–3–1 389 284 W1
Chicago Bears 9 5 0 .643 7–5 409 275 L1
San Francisco 49ers 7 6 1 .538 6–5–1 421 402 T1
Minnesota Vikings 7 7 0 .500 5–7 383 403 W2
Detroit Lions 6 7 1 .462 4–7–1 257 295 W1
Los Angeles Rams 4 10 0 .286 2–10 269 328 L1

References[edit]