1943 Green Bay Packers season
Head Coach Curly Lambeau
Home Field City Stadium
Marquette Stadium
Record 7-2-1
Place 2nd NFL Western
Playoff Finish did not qualify
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1942 1944

The 1943 Green Bay Packers season was their 25th overall, and 23rd season in the National Football League. The club posted a 7-2-1 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning a second-place finish in the Western Conference.


NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
18Dick WildungTackle Minnesota
323Irv CompBack Benedictine
538Roy McKayBack Texas
648Nick SusoeffEnd Washington State
758Ken SnellingFullback UCLA
868Lester GatewoodCenter Baylor
978Norm VerryTackle USC
1088Solon BarnettGuard Baylor
1198Bob ForteBack Arkansas
12108Van DavisEnd Georgia
13118Tom BrockCenter Notre Dame
14128Ralph TateBack Oklahoma State
15138Don CarlsonTackle University of Denver
16148Mike WelchBack Minnesota
17158Ron ThomasGuard USC
18168Jim PowersTackle St. Mary's (CA)
19178Hal PrescottWide Receiver Hardin-Simmons
20188Eddie ForrestCenter Santa Clara
21198Lloyd WasserbachTackle Wisconsin
22208Mark HoskinsBack Wisconsin
23218Earl BennettGuard Hardin-Simmons
24228George ZellickEnd Oregon State
25238Gene BierhausEnd Minnesota
26248George MakrisGuard Wisconsin
27258Pete SusickBack Washington
28268Bud HasseEnd Northwestern
29278Dick ThornallyTackle Wisconsin
30288Bob RayBack Wisconsin
31293Brunel ChristensenTackle California
32298Ken RoskieFullback South Carolina
  • Yellow indicates a future Pro Bowl selection

Regular seasonEdit


Week Date Opponent Result Record
1 September 26 Chicago Bears T 21-21 0-0-1
2 October 3 at Chicago Cardinals W 28-7 1-0-1
3 October 10 Detroit Lions W 35-14 2-0-1
4 October 17 Washington Redskins L 33-7 2-1-1
5 October 24 at Detroit Lions W 27-6 3-1-1
6 October 31 at New York Giants W 35-21 4-1-1
7 November 7 at Chicago Bears L 21-7 4-2-1
8 November 14 Chicago Cardinals W 35-14 5-2-1
9 November 21 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 31-7 6-2-1
10 December 5 at Steagles W 38-28 7-2-1


NFL Western
Chicago Bears 8 1 1 .889 303 157 W-1
Green Bay Packers 7 2 1 .778 264 172 W-3
Detroit Lions 3 6 1 .333 178 218 L-2
Chicago Cardinals 0 10 0 .000 95 218 L-10


1943 Green Bay Packers roster

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Rookies and first-year players in italics

Awards, records, and honorsEdit


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