1944 Green Bay Packers season
Head Coach Curly Lambeau
Home Field City Stadium
Marquette Stadium
Record 8-2
Place 1st NFL Western
Playoff Finish Won NFL Championship
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1943 1945

The 1944 Green Bay Packers season was their 24th season in the National Football League. The club posted an 8-2 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning them a first-place finish in the Western Conference. The Packers ended the season beating the Giants 14-7 in the NFL Championship Game, their 6th NFL championship. Don Hutson led the NFL in touchdowns for a record-setting eighth time in his career.[1]


NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
17Merv PregulmanGuard Michigan
322Tom KuzmaHalfback Michigan
538Bill McPartlandTackle St. Mary's (CA)
649Mickey McCardleBack USC
760Jack TracyEnd Washington
871Alex AgaseGuard Illinois
982Don WhitmireTackle Alabama/ Navy
1093Bob KochBack Oregon
11104Virgil JohnsonEnd Arkansas
12115Roy GiustiBack St. Mary's (CA)
13126Bill BaughmanCenter Alabama
14137Don GriffinBack Illinois
15148Bert GisslerEnd Nebraska
16159Lou SheltonBack Oregon State
17170Charley CusickGuard Colgate
18181Hugh CoxBack North Carolina
19192Kermit DavisEnd Mississippi State
20203Bob JohnsonCenter Purdue
21214Jim CoxTackle Stanford
22225Cliff AndersonEnd Minnesota
23236John Wesley PerryBack Duke
24247Pete DeMariaGuard Purdue
25258Len LissTackle Marquette
26269Ray JordanBack North Carolina
27280Al GrubaughTackle Nebraska
28291A. B. HowardEnd Mississippi State
29302Paul PaladinoGuard Arkansas
30313Bob ButchofskyBack Texas A&M
31319Russ DealGuard Indiana
32325Abel GonzalesBack SMU

Regular seasonEdit


Week Date Opponent Result Record
1 September 17 Brooklyn W 14-7 1-0
2 September 24 Chicago Bears W 42-28 2-0
3 October 1 Detroit W 27-6 3-0
4 October 8 Card-Pitt W 34-7 4-0
5 October 22 Cleveland W 30-21 5-0
6 October 29 at Detroit W 14-0 6-0
7 November 5 at Chicago Bears L 0-21 6-1
8 November 12 at Cleveland W 42-7 7-1
9 November 19 at New York L 0-24 7-2
10 November 26 at Card-Pitt W 35-20 8-2
Week Date Opponent Result
NFL Championship December 17 at New York W 14-7


NFL Western
Green Bay Packers 8 2 0 .800 238 141 W-1
Chicago Bears 6 3 1 .667 258 172 W-2
Detroit Lions 6 3 1 .667 216 151 W-4
Cleveland Rams 4 6 0 .400 188 224 L-2
Card-Pitt 0 10 0 .000 108 328 L-10


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

  • Don Hutson, NFL Leader, Touchdowns
  • Don Hutson, NFL Record, Touchdown Leader, Eighth Time


  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 408

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