1942 Green Bay Packers season

The 1942 Green Bay Packers season was their 24th season overall and their 22nd season in the National Football League. The club posted an 8–2–1 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning a second-place finish in the Western Conference.

1942 Green Bay Packers season
Head coachCurly Lambeau
Home fieldCity Stadium
Wisconsin State Fair Park
Results
Record8–2–1
Division place2nd NFL Western
Playoff finishdid not qualify

Offseason

NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School/club team
1 9 Urban Odson Tackle Minnesota
3 24 Ray Frankowski Guard Washington
5 39 Bill Green Back Iowa
6 49 Joe Krivonak Guard South Carolina
7 59 Preston Johnston Back SMU
8 69 Joe Rogers End Michigan
9 79 Noah Langdale Tackle Alabama
10 89 Gene Flick Center Minnesota
11 99 Tom Farris Back Wisconsin
12 109 Jimmy Richardson Back Marquette
13 119 Bruce Smith Halfback Minnesota
14 129 Bill Applegate Guard South Carolina
15 139 Jim Trimble Tackle Indiana
16 149 Tom Kinkade Back Ohio State
17 159 Fred Preston End Nebraska
18 169 Robert Ingalls Center Michigan
19 179 George Benson Back Northwestern
20 189 Horace Young Back SMU
21 194 Henry Woronicz End Boston College
22 199 Woody Adams Tackle TCU

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 27, 1942 Chicago Bears L 44–28
2 October 4, 1942 at Chicago Cardinals W 17–13
3 October 11, 1942 Detroit Lions W 38–7
4 October 18, 1942 Cleveland Rams W 45–28
5 October 25, 1942 at Detroit Lions W 28–7
6 November 1, 1942 Chicago Cardinals W 55–24
7 November 8, 1942 at Cleveland Rams W 30–12
8 November 15, 1942 at Chicago Bears L 38–7
9 November 22, 1942 at New York Giants T 21–21
10 November 29, 1942 at Philadelphia Eagles W 7–0
11 December 6, 1942 Pittsburgh Steelers W 24–21

Standings

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 11 0 0 1.000 8–0 376 84 W11
Green Bay Packers 8 2 1 .800 6–2 300 215 W2
Cleveland Rams 5 6 0 .455 3–5 150 207 L1
Chicago Cardinals 3 8 0 .273 3–5 98 209 L6
Detroit Lions 0 11 0 .000 0–8 38 263 L11

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

Roster

Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Practice Squad

Rookies in italics

Awards and records

Milestones

References

Franchise
Records
Stadiums
Training facilities
Culture
Lore
Rivalries
Division championships (18)
Conference championships (9)
League championships (13)
Retired numbers
Media
Current league affiliations
Seasons (100)
Championship seasons in bold

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