2004 Green Bay Packers season

The 2004 Green Bay Packers season was the franchise's 86th season overall and their 84th in the National Football League.

The season started with the Packers on a losing streak of four of their first five games, then winning their next six games, and finally ending in a Wild Card playoff loss to the Minnesota Vikings. They finished with an overall record of 10–6. This was the second time the Packers had lost a playoff game at Lambeau.

2004 Green Bay Packers season
Head coachMike Sherman
General managerMike Sherman
Home fieldLambeau Field
Results
Record10–6
Division place1st NFC North
Playoff finishLost Wild Card Playoffs (Vikings) 31–17

Offseason

The Packers did not make many offseason moves, signing safety Mark Roman and cornerback Chris Watson. They lost punter Josh Bidwell and safety Antuan Edwards to free agency and released defensive tackle Gilbert Brown, defensive end Jamal Reynolds, and wide receiver Travis Williams. [1]

Additions Subtractions
FS Mark Roman (Bengals) FS Marques Anderson (Raiders)

NFL Draft

With the 25th pick of the 2004 NFL Draft, the Packers selected cornerback Ahmad Carroll from the University of Arkansas.

Packers leave the field in 2004
The team leaving the field after the inter-squad scrimmage in preseason, August 2004
2004 Green Bay Packers draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 25 Ahmad Carroll  CB Arkansas
3 70 Joey Thomas  CB Montana State
3 72 Donnell Washington  DT Clemson
3 87 B.J. Sander  P Ohio State
6 179 Corey Williams  DT Arkansas State
7 251 Scott Wells  C Tennessee
      Made roster    †   Pro Football Hall of Fame    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

Undrafted free agents

2004 Undrafted Free Agents of note
Player Position College
Vonta Leach Running back East Carolina

Personnel

Staff

2004 Green Bay Packers staff
Front office
  • President and Chief Executive Officer – Bob Harlan
  • Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer – John Jones
  • Vice President of Player Finance/General Counsel – Andrew Brandt
  • Director of College Scouting – John Dorsey
  • Director of Pro Personnel – Reggie McKenzie
  • Personnel Analyst to General Manager – John Schneider
  • Assistant Director of College Scouting – Shaun Herock
  • Assistant Director of Pro Personnel – Marc Lillibridge

Head coaches

  • Executive Vice President/General Manager/Head Coach – Mike Sherman

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Barry Rubin
  • Strength and Conditioning Assistant – Mark Lovat
  • Weight Room Assistant – Vince Workman

[1]

Roster

2004 Green Bay Packers final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists



Practice squad


Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

Schedule

Lambeau Field panorama
Panorama of Lambeau Field during the week 4 game between Green Bay and the New York Giants, October 3, 2004
Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
1 September 13, 2004 at Carolina Panthers W 24–14 Bank of America Stadium
73,656
2 September 19, 2004 Chicago Bears L 10–21 Lambeau Field
70,688
3 September 26, 2004 at Indianapolis Colts L 31–45 RCA Dome
57,280
4 October 3, 2004 New York Giants L 7–14 Lambeau Field
70,623
5 October 11, 2004 Tennessee Titans L 27–48 Lambeau Field
70,420
6 October 17, 2004 at Detroit Lions W 38–10 Ford Field
62,938
7 October 24, 2004 Dallas Cowboys W 41–20 Lambeau Field
70,679
8 October 31, 2004 at Washington Redskins W 28–14 FedExField
89,295
9 November 7, 2004 Bye Week
10 November 14, 2004 Minnesota Vikings W 34–31 Lambeau Field
70,671
11 November 21, 2004 at Houston Texans W 16–13 Reliant Stadium
70,769
12 November 29, 2004 St. Louis Rams W 45–17 Lambeau Field
70,385
13 December 5, 2004 at Philadelphia Eagles L 17–47 Lincoln Financial Field
67,723
14 December 12, 2004 Detroit Lions W 16–13 Lambeau Field
70,497
15 December 19, 2004 Jacksonville Jaguars L 25–28 Lambeau Field
70,437
16 December 24, 2004 at Minnesota Vikings W 34–31 Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
64,311
17 January 2, 2005 at Chicago Bears W 31–14 Soldier Field
62,197
WC January 9, 2005 Minnesota Vikings L 17–31 Lambeau Field
71,075

Game summaries

Week 1

1 234Total
• Packers 3 7140 24
Panthers 0 707 14

Ahman Green 33 Rush, 119 Yds [2]

Week 6

1 234Total
• Packers 7 10147 38
Lions 7 300 10

[3]

Week 12

1 234Total
Rams 0 1007 17
• Packers 7 14717 45
  • Date: November 29
  • Location: Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Game start: 9:00 p.m. EST
  • Game attendance: 70,385
  • Game weather: 27°F (Clear)
  • TV announcers (ABC): Al Michaels, John Madden, & Michele Tafoya

[4]

Week 17

1 234Total
Packers 7 2130 31
Bears 7 070 14

[5]

Standings

NFC North
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
(3) Green Bay Packers 10 6 0 .625 5–1 9–3 424 380 W2
(6) Minnesota Vikings 8 8 0 .500 3–3 5–7 405 395 L2
Detroit Lions 6 10 0 .375 2–4 5–7 296 350 L1
Chicago Bears 5 11 0 .313 2–4 4–8 231 331 L4

Season statistical leaders

Packers wide receivers training camp 2004
Training camp in August 2004. L-R: #89 wide receiver Robert Ferguson; #83 kick returner Antonio Chatman, #86 wide receiver Carl Ford, #84 wide receiver Javon Walker, and #81 wide receiver Andrae Thurman

[2]

External links

References

  1. ^ "All Time Coaches Database". Packers.com. Retrieved December 27, 2013.
  2. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Jun-09.
  3. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com
  4. ^ ESPN. Retrieved 2013-Dec-18.
  5. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com
Scoring summary
Q13:28GBRyan Longwell 41 yard field goalGB 3–0
Q27:43CARBrad Hoover 1 yard pass from Jake Delhomme (John Kasay kick)CAR 7–3
Q23:25GBAhman Green 6 yard run (Ryan Longwell kick)GB 10–7
Q310:59GBAhman Green 3 yard run (Ryan Longwell kick)GB 17–7
Q32:01GBAhman Green 3 yard pass from Brett Favre (Ryan Longwell kick)GB 24–7
Q44:46CARMuhsin Muhammad 30 yard pass from Jake Delhomme (John Kasay kick)GB 24–14
Scoring summary
1GBDonald Driver 7 yard pass from Brett Favre (Ryan Longwell kick)Packers 7–0
1DETAz-Zahir Hakim 28 yard pass from Joey Harrington (Jason Hanson kick)Tie 7–7
2GBTony Fisher 13 yard pass from Brett Favre (Ryan Longwell kick)Packers 14–7
2DETJason Hanson 48 yard field goalPackers 14–10
2GBRyan Longwell 50 yard field goalPackers 17–10
3GBDarren Sharper 36 yard interception return (Ryan Longwell kick)Packers 24–10
3GBNajeh Davenport 13 yard run (Ryan Longwell kick)Packers 31–10
4GBDonald Driver 20 yard pass from Ahman Green (Ryan Longwell kick)Packers 38–10
Scoring summary
Q112:23GBAhmad Carroll 40 yard fumble return (Ryan Longwell kick)GB 7–0
Q212:47STLJeff Wilkins 34 yard field goalGB 7–3
Q27:25GBBubba Franks 7 yard pass from Brett Favre (Ryan Longwell kick)GB 14–3
Q22:50GBJavon Walker 10 yard pass from Brett Favre (Ryan Longwell kick)GB 21–3
Q2:30STLIsaac Bruce 4 yard pass from Marc Bulger (Jeff Wilkins kick)GB 21–10
Q31:44GBDonald Driver 16 yard pass from Brett Favre (Ryan Longwell kick)GB 28–10
Q414:19STLMarshall Faulk 8 yard pass from Marc Bulger (Jeff Wilkins kick)GB 28–17
Q48:29GBRyan Longwell 27 yard field goalGB 31–17
Q41:52GBNajeh Davenport 40 yard run (Ryan Longwell kick)GB 38–17
Q4:46GBMichael Hawthorne 34 yard fumble return (Ryan Longwell kick)GB 45–17
Scoring summary
1CHIThomas Jones 2 yard run (Paul Edinger kick)Bears 7–0
1GBBubba Franks 17 yard pass from Brett Favre (Ryan Longwell kick)Tie 7–7
2GBWilliam Henderson 38 yard pass from Brett Favre (Ryan Longwell kick)Packers 14–7
2GBDarren Sharper 43 yard interception return (Ryan Longwell kick)Packers 21–7
2GBJavon Walker 25 yard pass from Craig Nall (Ryan Longwell kick)Packers 28–7
3CHIThomas Jones 1 yard run (Paul Edinger kick)Packers 28–14
3GBRyan Longwell 20 yard field goalPackers 31–14
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