1981 Green Bay Packers season

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1981 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Bart Starr
Home field Lambeau Field
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record 8–8
Division place 3rd Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1980 1982 >

The 1981 Green Bay Packers season was their 61st season in the National Football League. The club posted a 8–8 record under coach Bart Starr, earning them a third-place finish in the NFC Central division.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
1 6 Rich Campbell Quarterback California
2 35 Gary Lewis Tight End Texas-Arlington
3 62 Ray Stachowicz Punter Michigan State
4 105 Richard Turner Defensive Tackle Oklahoma
5 117 Byron Braggs Defensive End Alabama
7 172 Bill Whitaker Defensive Back Missouri
8 200 Larry Werts Linebacker Jackson State
9 227 Tim Huffman Guard Notre Dame
10 255 Nickie Hall Quarterback Tulane
11 282 Forrest Valora Linebacker Oklahoma
12 311 Cliff Lewis Linebacker Southern Miss

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1981 Green Bay Packers staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches


[1]

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
1 September 6, 1981 at Chicago Bears W 16–9 Soldier Field
62,411
2 September 13, 1981 Atlanta Falcons L 31–17 Lambeau Field
55,382
3 September 20, 1981 at Los Angeles Rams L 35–23 Anaheim Stadium
61,286
4 September 27, 1981 Minnesota Vikings L 30–13 Milwaukee County Stadium
55,012
5 October 4, 1981 at New York Giants W 27–14 Giants Stadium
73,684
6 October 11, 1981 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 21–10 Lambeau Field
55,264
7 October 18, 1981 San Francisco 49ers L 13–3 Milwaukee County Stadium
50,171
8 October 25, 1981 at Detroit Lions L 31–27 Pontiac Silverdome
76,063
9 November 1, 1981 Seattle Seahawks W 34–24 Lambeau Field
49,467
10 November 8, 1981 New York Giants W 26–24 Milwaukee County Stadium
54,138
11 November 15, 1981 Chicago Bears W 21–17 Lambeau Field
55,338
12 November 22, 1981 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 37–3 Tampa Stadium
63,251
13 November 29, 1981 at Minnesota Vikings W 35–23 Metropolitan Stadium
46,025
14 December 6, 1981 Detroit Lions W 31–17 Lambeau Field
54,481
15 December 13, 1981 at New Orleans Saints W 35–7 Louisiana Superdome
45,518
16 December 20, 1981 at New York Jets L 28–3 Shea Stadium
56,340

Standings[edit]

NFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Tampa Bay Buccaneers(3) 9 7 0 .563 6–2 9–3 315 268
Detroit Lions 8 8 0 .500 4–4 6–6 397 322
Green Bay Packers 8 8 0 .500 4–4 7–7 324 361
Minnesota Vikings 7 9 0 .438 4–4 6–6 325 369
Chicago Bears 6 10 0 .375 2–6 2–10 253 324

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All Time Coaches Database". Packers.com. Retrieved December 26, 2013.