1971 Green Bay Packers season

The 1971 Green Bay Packers season was their 53rd season overall and their 51st season in the National Football League (NFL). The club posted a 4–8–2 record under first-year coach Dan Devine, earning them a fourth-place finish in the NFC Central division.

1971 Green Bay Packers season
Head coachDan Devine
General managerDan Devine
Home fieldLambeau Field
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record4–8–2
Division place4th NFC Central
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Offseason

NFL draft

1971 Green Bay Packers draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 9 John Brockington *  Running back Ohio State from Denver
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

Personnel

Staff

1971 Green Bay Packers staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

[1]

Roster

Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Rookies and first-year players in italics

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 September 19 New York Giants L 40–42 0–1 Lambeau Field
56,263
2 September 26 Denver Broncos W 34–13 1–1 Milwaukee County Stadium
47,957
3 October 3 Cincinnati Bengals W 20–17 2–1 Lambeau Field
56,263
4 October 10 at Detroit Lions L 28–31 2–2 Tiger Stadium
54,418
5 October 17 Minnesota Vikings L 13–24 2–3 Lambeau Field
56,263
6 October 24 at Los Angeles Rams L 13–30 2–4 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
75,531
7 November 1 Detroit Lions T 14–14 2–4–1 Milwaukee County Stadium
47,961
8 November 7 at Chicago Bears W 17–14 3–4–1 Soldier Field
55,049
9 November 14 at Minnesota Vikings L 0–3 3–5–1 Metropolitan Stadium
49,784
10 November 22 at Atlanta Falcons L 21–28 3–6–1 Atlanta Stadium
58,850
11 November 28 New Orleans Saints L 21–29 3–7–1 Milwaukee County Stadium
48,035
12 December 5 at St. Louis Cardinals T 16–16 3–7–2 Busch Stadium
50,443
13 December 12 Chicago Bears W 31–10 4–7–2 Lambeau Field
56,263
14 December 19 at Miami Dolphins L 6–27 4–8–2 Orange Bowl
76,812

Game summaries

Week 8

1 234Total
• Packers 0 1403 17
Bears 0 0014 14

[2]

Week 13

1 234Total
Bears 7 030 10
• Packers 7 01410 31

[3]

Standings

NFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Minnesota Vikings 11 3 0 .786 5–1 9–2 245 139 W2
Detroit Lions 7 6 1 .538 2–3–1 3–6–1 341 286 L2
Chicago Bears 6 8 0 .429 2–4 5–6 185 276 L5
Green Bay Packers 4 8 2 .333 2–3–1 2–7–2 274 298 L1

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

References

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

External links

Scoring summary
2GBCarroll Dale 31-yard pass from Scott Hunter (Lou Michaels kick)Packers 7–0
2GBJohn Brockington 7-yard run (Lou Michaels kick)Packers 14–0
4CHIGeorge Farmer 30-yard pass from Bobby Douglas (Mac Percival kick)Packers 14–7
4CHIBobby Douglass 1-yard run (Mac Percival kick)Tie 14–14
4GBLou Michaels 22-yard field goalPackers 17–14
Scoring summary
1GBCarroll Dale 77-yard pass from Bart Starr (Tim Webster kick)Packers 7–0
1CHIGeorge Farmer 31-yard pass from Kent Nix (Mac Percival kick)Tie 7–7
3GBJohn Brockington 6-yard run (Tim Webster kick)Packers 14–7
3GBScott Hunter 1-yard run (Tim Webster kick)Packers 21–7
3CHIMac Percival 12-yard field goalPackers 21–10
4GBBart Starr 1-yard run (Tim Webster kick)Packers 28–10
4GBTim Webster 27-yard field goalPackers 31–10
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