1984 Green Bay Packers season

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1984 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Forrest Gregg
Home field Lambeau Field
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record 8–8
Division place 2nd NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1984 Green Bay Packers season was their 64th season in the National Football League. The club posted an 8–8 record under new coach Forrest Gregg, earning them a second-place finish in the NFC Central division.

Offseason[edit]

Draft[edit]

See also: 1984 NFL Draft
1984 Green Bay Packers draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 12 Alphonso Carreker  DE Florida St
3 72 Donnie Humphrey  DE Auburn
4 99 John Dorsey  LB Connecticut
5 126 Tom Flynn  S Pittsburgh
6 153 Randy Wright  QB Wisconsin
7 180 Daryll Jones  DB Georgia
10 267 Gary Hoffman  OT Santa Clara
11 294 Mark Cannon  C Texas-Arlington
12 313 Lenny Taylor  WR Tennessee
12 321 Mark Emans  LB Bowling Green
      Made roster    †   Pro Football Hall of Fame    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1984 Green Bay Packers staff
Front office
  • President – Robert J. Parins
  • Corporate Assistant to the President – Bob Harlan
  • Director of Player Personnel – Dick Corrick

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Chuck Priefer

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Virgil Knight

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Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Score Record Notes Venue Attendance
1 9-2-1984 St. Louis Cardinals W,24–23 1–0 Lambeau Field
53,738
2 9-9-1984 at Los Angeles Raiders L,7–28 1–1 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
46,269
3 9-16-1984 Chicago Bears L,7–9 1–2 Lambeau Field
55,942
4 9-23-1984 at Dallas Cowboys L,6–20 1–3 Texas Stadium
64,222
5 9-30-1984 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L,27–30 O.T. 1–4 Tampa Stadium
47,487
6 10-7-1984 San Diego Chargers L,28–34 1–5 Lambeau Field
54,045
7 10-15-1984 at Denver Broncos L,14–17 1–6 Monday Night Football Mile High Stadium
62,546
8 10-21-1984 Seattle Seahawks L,24–30 1–7 Milwaukee County Stadium
52,286
9 10-28-1984 Detroit Lions W,41–9 2–7 Lambeau Field
54,289
10 11-4-1984 at New Orleans Saints W,23–13 3–7 Louisiana Superdome
57,426
11 11-11-1984 Minnesota Vikings W,45–17 4–7 Milwaukee County Stadium
52,931
12 11-18-1984 Los Angeles Rams W,31–6 5–7 Milwaukee County Stadium
52,031
13 11-22-1984 at Detroit Lions L,28–31 5–8 Thanksgiving Game Pontiac Silverdome
63,698
14 12-2-1984 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W,27–14 6–8 Lambeau Field
46,800
15 12-9-1984 at Chicago Bears W,20–14 7–8 Soldier Field
59,374
16 12-16-1984 at Minnesota Vikings W,38–14 8–8 Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
51,197

Game summaries[edit]

Week 1[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 7 0 6 10 23
• Packers 0 14 10 0 24

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Standings[edit]

NFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Chicago Bears(3) 10 6 0 .625 7–1 8–4 325 248 W1
Green Bay Packers 8 8 0 .500 5–3 8–4 390 309 W3
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6 10 0 .375 3–5 5–9 335 380 W2
Detroit Lions 4 11 1 .281 3–5 4–7–1 283 408 L3
Minnesota Vikings 3 13 0 .188 2–6 3–9 276 484 L6

Statistics[edit]

Passing[edit]

Player Attempts Completion Percentage Yards Avg Long TD Int Sacks Rating
Lynn Dickey 401 237 59.1 3195 7.97 79t 25 19 7 32 85.6
Randy Wright 62 27 43.5 310 5.00 56 2 6 4 30.4
Rich Campbell 38 16 42.1 218 5.74 43t 3 5 5 47.8
TOTALS 506 281 55.5 3740 7.39 79t 30 30 42 74.2

Receiving[edit]

Player Receptions Yards Average TD Long
James Lofton 62 1361 22.0 7 79t
Paul Coffman 43 562 13.1 9 44t
Gerry Ellis 36 312 8.7 2 22
Jessie Clark 29 234 8.1 2 20
Phil Epps 26 435 16.7 3 56
John Jefferson 26 339 13.0 0 33
Eddie Lee Ivery 19 141 7.4 1 18
Ray Crouse 9 93 10.3 1 25
Harlan Huckleby 8 65 8.1 0 13
Ed West 6 54 9.0 4 29t
Del Rodgers 5 56 11.2 0 22
TOTALS 281 3740 13.3 30 79t

Rushing[edit]

Player Attempts Yards avg TD Long
Gerry Ellis 123 581 4.7 4 50
Eddie Lee Ivery 99 552 5.6 6 49
Jessie Clark 87 375 4.3 4 43t
Ray Crouse 53 169 3.2 0 14
Harlan Huckleby 35 145 4.1 0 23
Del Rodgers 25 94 3.8 0 15
Lynn Dickey 18 6 0.3 3 9
TOTALS 461 2019 4.4 18 50

Defensive[edit]

Player Sacks INT'S Yards Average TD Long
John Anderson 3.5 3 24 8.0 0 22
Robert Brown 5.0 1 5 5.0 1 5t
Alphonso Carreker 3.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
George Cumby 2.5 1 7 7.0 0 7
Mike Douglass 9.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Tom Flynn 0.0 9 106 11.8 0 31
Estus Hood 0.0 1 8 8.0 0 8
Donnie Humphrey 1.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Ezra Johnson 7.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Terry Jones 4.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Mark Lee 0.0 3 33 11.0 0 14
Tim Lewis 0.0 7 151 21.6 1 99t
Charles Martin 3.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Mark Murphy 2.0 1 4 4.0 0 8
Randy Scott 3.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
TOTALS 44.0 0.0 27 338 2 99t

(some players making minor contributions have been left off the list, but their contributions are reflected in the total category)

Awards and records[edit]

  • Tom Flynn, NFC Leader, Interceptions (9)
  • Tim Lewis sets franchise record with a 99-yard INT return (week 12)

Hall of Famers[edit]

These players were inducted to the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in February 1984

John Brockington, RB, 1971–77

Dan Currie, LB, 1958–64

Ed Jankowski, B, 1937–41

Carl Mulleneaux, E, 1938–41, 1945–46

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All Time Coaches Database". Packers.com. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  2. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Dec-07.

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