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1953 Green Bay Packers season
Head Coach Gene Ronzani
Ray McLean
Hugh Devore
Home Field City Stadium
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record 2-9-1
Place 6th NFL Western
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1952 1954

The 1953 Green Bay Packers season was their 33rd in the National Football League. The club posted a 2-9-1 record under coaches Gene Ronzani, Ray McLean, and Hugh Devore, earning them a last-place finish in the newly named Western Conference. Gene Ronzani coached the first 10 games and then was fired. McLean and Devore then co-coached the last 2 games of the season. This season also marked the first season that the Packers played at Milwaukee County Stadium.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
17Al CarmichaelHalfback USC
219Gil ReichBack Army/Kansas
331Bill ForesterLinebacker SMU
443Gib DawsonHalfback Texas
555Roger ZatkoffLinebacker Michigan
667Bob KennedyGuard Wisconsin
779Jim RingoCenter Syracuse
891Lauren HargroveBack Georgia
9103Floyd HarrawoodTackle Tulsa
10115Vic RimkusGuard Holy Cross
11127Joe JohnsonHalfback Boston College
12139Dick CurranBack Arizona State
13151Bob OrdersCenterArmy/ West Virginia
14163Charley WrennTackle TCU
15175Gene HelwigBackTulsa
16187John HlayFullback Ohio State
17199Bill GeorgesEnd Texas
18211Jim PhileeBack Bradley
19223Bill LuckyDefensive Tackle Baylor
20235John HarvilleBackTCU
21247Bob ConwayBack Alabama
22259Bill TurnbeaughTackle Auburn
23271Bill MurrayEnd American International
24283James Haslam Jr.Tackle Tennessee
25295Ike JonesEnd UCLA
26307George BozanicBackUSC
27319Jim McConaugheyEnd Houston
28331Zack JordanEnd Colorado
29343Henry O'BrienGuardBoston College
30355Al BarryGuardUSC

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Attendance
1 September 27 Cleveland L 27-0 0-1 Milwaukee County Stadium
22,604
2 October 4 Chicago Bears L 17-13 0-2 City Stadium
24,835
3 October 11 Los Angeles L 38-20 0-3 Milwaukee County Stadium
23,353
4 October 18 Baltimore W 37-14 1-3 City Stadium
18,713
5 October 24 at Pittsburgh L 31-14 1-4 Forbes Field
22,918
6 October 31 at Baltimore W 35-24 2-4 Memorial Stadium
33,797
7 November 8 at Chicago Bears T 21-21 2-4-1 Wrigley Field
39,889
8 November 15 Detroit L 14-7 2-5-1 City Stadium
20,834
9 November 22 San Francisco L 37-7 2-6-1 Milwaukee County Stadium
16,378
10 November 26 at Detroit L 34-15 2-7-1 Briggs Stadium
52,607
11 December 6 at San Francisco L 48-14 2-8-1 Kezar Stadium
31,337
12 December 12 at Los Angeles L 33-17 2-9-1 LA Coliseum
23,069

StandingsEdit

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Detroit Lions 10 2 0 .833 271 205 W-6
San Francisco 49ers 9 3 0 .750 372 237 W-4
Los Angeles Rams 8 3 1 .727 366 236 W-2
Chicago Bears 3 8 1 .273 218 262 L-2
Baltimore Colts 3 9 0 .250 182 350 L-7
Green Bay Packers 2 9 1 .182 200 338 L-5

RosterEdit

Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks


Running Backs


Wide Receivers

Offensive Linemen


Defensive Linemen

Linebackers


Defensive Backs


Rookies and first-year players in italics

Awards, records, and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit


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