1975 Green Bay Packers season

The 1975 Green Bay Packers season was their 57th season overall and their 55th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 4–10 record under new coach Bart Starr, earning them a fourth-place finish in the NFC Central division. The Packers got off to an 0-4 start, but finally beat the Cowboys in Dallas for Bart Starr's first coaching win. After a 1-8 start, the Packers would end the season on a positive note winning three of their final five games to finish with a 4-10 record.

1975 Green Bay Packers season
Head coachBart Starr
Home fieldLambeau Field
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record4–10
Division place4th NFC Central
Playoff finishdid not qualify

Offseason

NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School
2 47 Bill Bain Guard USC
3 58 Willard Harrell Running back Pacific
4 88 Steve Luke Safety Ohio State
7 165 Tony Giaquinto Wide receiver Central Connecticut State
9 217 Jay Hodgin Running back South Carolina
10 244 Bill Cooke Defensive end UMass
11 269 Bob Martin Defensive end Washington
12 296 Alan Autry Quarterback Pacific
13 321 Bob Fuhriman Defensive back Utah State
14 348 Stan Blackmon Tight end North Texas State
15 373 Randy Allen Wide receiver Southern
16 400 Bob McCaffrey Center USC
17 425 Tom Ray Defensive back Central Michigan

Roster

Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Practice Squad

Rookies in italics

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
1 September 21, 1975 Detroit Lions L 30–16 Milwaukee County Stadium
52,613
2 September 29, 1975 at Denver Broncos L 23–13 Mile High Stadium
52,621
3 October 5, 1975 Miami Dolphins L 31–7 Lambeau Field
56,267
4 October 12, 1975 at New Orleans Saints L 20–19 Louisiana Superdome
51,371
5 October 19, 1975 at Dallas Cowboys W 19–17 Texas Stadium
64,189
6 October 26, 1975 Pittsburgh Steelers L 16–13 Milwaukee County Stadium
52,815
7 November 2, 1975 Minnesota Vikings L 28–17 Lambeau Field
56,267
8 November 9, 1975 at Chicago Bears L 27–14 Soldier Field
48,738
9 November 16, 1975 at Detroit Lions L 13–10 Pontiac Silverdome
76,946
10 November 23, 1975 New York Giants W 40–14 Milwaukee County Stadium
50,150
11 November 30, 1975 Chicago Bears W 28–7 Lambeau Field
56,267
12 December 7, 1975 at Minnesota Vikings L 24–3 Metropolitan Stadium
46,147
13 December 14, 1975 at Los Angeles Rams L 22–5 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
66,496
14 December 21, 1975 Atlanta Falcons W 22–13 Lambeau Field
56,267

Game summaries

Week 10

1 234Total
Giants 0 0140 14
Packers 14 10016 40

Week 11

1 234Total
Bears 0 070 7
• Packers 7 2100 28

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Standings

NFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Minnesota Vikings(1) 12 2 0 .857 5–1 8–2 377 180 W1
Detroit Lions 7 7 0 .500 4–2 6–5 245 262 L1
Chicago Bears 4 10 0 .286 2–4 4–7 191 379 W1
Green Bay Packers 4 10 0 .286 1–5 4–7 226 285 W1

Awards and records

Signed Green Bay Packers Football (1987.246.2)
A football signed by the 1975 Green Bay Packers

Milestones

References

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com
Scoring summary
1PackersWillard Harrell 36-yard pass from John Hadl (Joe Danelo kick)Packers 7–0
1PackersEric Torkelson 2-yard run (Joe Danelo kick)Packers 14–0
2PackersJoe Danelo 28-yard field goalPackers 17–0
2PackersSteve Odom 23-yard pass from Willard Harrell (Joe Danelo kick)Packers 24–0
3GiantsWalker Gillette 12-yard pass from Craig Morton (George Hunt kick)Packers 24–7
3GiantsDoug Kotar 10-yard run (George Hunt kick)Packers 24–14
4PackersSafety, Dave Jennings stepped out of end zonePackers 26–14
4PackersBarty Smith 3-yard run (Joe Danelo kick)Packers 33–14
4PackersGerald Tinker 35-yard pass from John Hadl (Joe Danelo kick)Packers 40–14
Scoring summary
1GBJohn Brockington 1-yard run (Joe Danelo kick)Packers 7–0
2GBJohn Brockington 1-yard run (Joe Danelo kick)Packers 14–0
2GBSteve Odom 14-yard pass from Willard Harrell (Joe Danelo kick)Packers 21–0
2GBJohn Brockington 8-yard run (Joe Danelo kick)Packers 28–0
3CHIWalter Payton 1-yard run (Bob Thomas kick)Packers 28–7
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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