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1956 Green Bay Packers season
Head Coach Lisle Blackbourn
Home Field City Stadium
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record 4-8
Place 5th NFL Western
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1955 1957

The 1956 Green Bay Packers season was their 36th in the National Football League. The club posted a 4-8 record under coach Lisle Blackbourn, earning them a fifth-place finish in the Western Conference.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
18Jack LoschHalfback Miami
220Forrest GreggOffensive Tackle SMU
444Cecil MorrisGuard Oklahoma
556Bob SkoronskiOffensive Tackle Indiana
668Bob BurrisBack Oklahoma
780Hank GremmingerCornerback Baylor
892Russ DennisEnd Maryland
9104Gordy DuvallBack USC
10116Bob LaughertyBack Maryland
11128Mike HudockCenter Miami
12140Max BurnettBack Arizona
13152Jim MenseCenter Notre Dame
14164Charlie ThomasBack Wisconsin
15176Buddy AllistonGuard Mississippi
16188Curtis LynchTackle Alabama
17200Bart StarrQuarterback Alabama
18212Stan IntiharEnd Cornell
19224Ken VakeyEnd Texas Tech
20236Clyde LetbetterTackle Baylor
21248Hal O'BrienBack SMU
22260Johnny PopsonBack Furman
23272Jesse BirchfieldGuard Duke
24284Don WilsonCenter Rice
25296Franz KoeneckeEnd Minnesota
26308Dick GoeheTackle Ole Miss
27320Dick KolianEnd Wisconsin
28332Bobby LanceQuarterback Florida
29344Vester NewcombCenter Southwest Mississippi Community College
30355Rod HermesQuarterback Beloit

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Attendance
1 September 30 Detroit L 20-16 0-1 City Stadium
24,668
2 October 7 Chicago Bears L 37-21 0-2 City Stadium
24,668
3 October 14 Baltimore W 38-33 1-2 Milwaukee County Stadium
24,214
4 October 21 Los Angeles W 42-17 2-2 Milwaukee County Stadium
24,200
5 October 28 at Baltimore L 28-21 2-3 Memorial Stadium
40,086
6 November 4 Cleveland L 24-7 2-4 Milwaukee County Stadium
28,590
7 November 11 at Chicago Bears L 38-14 2-5 Wrigley Field
49,172
8 November 18 San Francisco L 17-16 2-6 City Stadium
17,986
9 November 22 at Detroit W 24-20 3-6 Tiger Stadium
54,087
10 December 2 at Chicago Cardinals W 24-21 4-6 Comiskey Park
22,620
11 December 8 at San Francisco L 38-20 4-7 Kezar Stadium
32,433
12 December 16 at Los Angeles L 49-21 4-8 LA Coliseum
45,209

StandingsEdit

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 9 2 1 .818 363 246 W-2
Detroit Lions 9 3 0 .750 300 188 L-1
San Francisco 49ers 5 6 1 .455 233 284 W-3
Baltimore Colts 5 7 0 .417 270 322 W-1
Los Angeles Rams 4 8 0 .333 291 307 W-2
Green Bay Packers 4 8 0 .333 264 342 L-2

RosterEdit

Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks


Running Backs


Wide Receivers

Offensive Linemen


Defensive Linemen

Linebackers


Defensive Backs


Special Teams


Rookies and first-year players in italics

Awards and recordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

ReferencesEdit


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