1936 Green Bay Packers season
|1936 Green Bay Packers season|
|Head coach||Curly Lambeau|
|Home field||City Stadium,
Wisconsin State Fair Park
|Division place||1st NFL Western|
|Playoff finish||Won NFL Championship|
The 1936 Green Bay Packers season was their 17th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 10–1–1 record in 1936 under head coach Curly Lambeau, earning them a first-place finish in the NFL's Western Division.
The Packers met the Eastern Division champion Boston Redskins (7–5) in the NFL Championship Game, held at the Polo Grounds in New York City. The favored Packers had won the two regular season meetings with Boston and won 21–6 for their fourth NFL Championship, first earned by playoff victory, and first since the three-championship streak of 1929–1931.
The Packers' 1936 schedule began with six consecutive home games, with the remainder of the season on the road.
|1||September 13, 1936||Chicago Cardinals||W 10–7|
|2||September 20, 1936||Chicago Bears||L 30–3|
|3||October 4, 1936||Chicago Cardinals||W 24–0|
|4||October 11, 1936||Boston Redskins||W 31–2|
|5||October 18, 1936||Detroit Lions||W 20–18|
|6||October 25, 1936||Pittsburgh Pirates||W 38–10|
|7||November 1, 1936||at Chicago Bears||W 21–10|
|8||November 8, 1936||at Boston Redskins||W 7–3|
|9||November 15, 1936||at Brooklyn Dodgers||W 38–7|
|10||November 22, 1936||at New York Giants||W 26–14|
|11||November 29, 1936||at Detroit Lions||W 26–17|
|12||December 6, 1936||at Chicago Cardinals||T 0–0|
|Championship||December 13, 1936||at Boston Redskins||W 21–6|
|NFL Western Division|
|Green Bay Packers||10||1||1||.909||5–1–1||248||118||T1|
Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.
Awards and records
- Arnie Herber, NFL Leader, Passing Yards (1,239)
- 1936 Green Bay Packers on databaseFootball.com[permanent dead link]
- "Play-off game is definitely set at Polo Grounds". Milwaukee Journal. December 7, 1936. p. 6, part 2.
- "Bays, Boston play for crown in N.Y. Sunday". Milwaukee Sentinel. Associated Press. December 8, 1936. p. 14.
- McGrath, John (January 10, 2006). "Redskins history lesson". Lakeland Ledger. Florida. McClatchy News Service. p. C1.
- "Packers beat Boston 21-6, for pro crown". Milwaukee Sentinel. December 14, 1936. p. 11.
- Keuchle, Oliver E. (December 14, 1936). "Packers win pro championship; passes beat Boston, 21 to 6". Milwaukee Journal. p. 4, part 2.
- "Arnold Herber's arm hurls Green Bay Packers into pro championship". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. Associated Press. December 14, 1936. p. 9.
- Charles G. Clarke (director), "Pigskin Champions," Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1937. —Short film.