1962 Green Bay Packers season
Head Coach Vince Lombardi
Home Field City Stadium
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record 13-1
Place 1st NFL Western
Playoff Finish Won NFL Championship
Timeline
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1961 1963

The 1962 Green Bay Packers season was their 42nd season in the National Football League. The club posted a 13-1 record under coach Vince Lombardi, earning them a first-place finish in the Western Conference. The Packers ended the season by defeating the New York Giants 16-7 in the NFL Championship Game, the Packers second consecutive defeat of the Giants in the championship game. This marked the Packers' eighth NFL World Championship.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

Round Pick Player Position School
1 14 Earl Gros Running Back LSU
2 28 Ed Blaine Guard Missouri
3 41 Gary Barnes Wide Receiver Clemson
4 56 Ron Gassert Defensive Tackle Virginia
5 65 Chuck Morris Back Ole Miss
5 70 Jon Schopf Guard Michigan
6 79 John Sutro Tackle San Jose State
6 84 Oscar Donahue End San Jose State
7 98 Gary Cutsinger Tackle Oklahoma State
8 112 Jim Tullis Back Florida A&M
9 126 Peter Schenck Back Washington State
10 140 Gale Weidner Quarterback Colorado
11 154 Jim Thrush Tackle Xavier
12 158 Joe Thorne Back South Dakota State
12 168 Tom Pennington Back Georgia
13 182 Tom Kepner Tackle Villanova
14 196 Ernie Green Back Louisville
15 210 Roger Holdinsky Back West Virginia
16 224 Jimmy Field Back LSU
17 238 Buck Buchanan Tackle Grambling
18 252 Bob Joiner Quarterback Presbyterian
19 266 Jerry Scattini Halfback California
20 280 Mike Snodgrass Center Western Michigan
  • Yellow indicates a future Pro Bowl selection

Regular season[edit | edit source]

The team was 7-0 at home and 6-1 on the road. It was the first time since 1944 that the club went undefeated at home.[1]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
1 September 16 Minnesota W 34-7 City Stadium
38,669
2 September 23 St. Louis W 17-0 Milwaukee County Stadium
44,885
3 September 30 Chicago W 49-0 City Stadium
38,669
4 October 7 Detroit W 9-7 City Stadium
38,669
5 October 14 at Minnesota W 48-21 Metropolitan Stadium
41,475
6 October 21 San Francisco W 31-13 Milwaukee County Stadium
46,010
7 October 28 at Baltimore W 17-6 Memorial Stadium
57,966
8 November 4 at Chicago W 38-7 Wrigley Field
48,753
9 November 11 at Philadelphia W 49-0 Franklin Field
60,671
10 November 18 Baltimore Colts W 17-13 City Stadium
38,669
11 November 22 at Detroit L 14-26 Tiger Stadium
57,598
12 December 2 Los Angeles W 41-10 Milwaukee County Stadium
46,833
13 December 9 at San Francisco W 31-21 Kezar Stadium
53,769
14 December 16 at Los Angeles W 20-17 LA Coliseum
60,353

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
Championship December 30 at New York Giants W 16-7 Yankee Stadium
64,892

Standings[edit | edit source]

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 13 1 0 .929 415 148 W-3
Detroit Lions 11 3 0 .786 315 177 L-1
Chicago Bears 9 5 0 .643 321 287 W-2
Baltimore Colts 7 7 0 .500 293 288 W-2
San Francisco 49ers 6 8 0 .429 282 331 L-2
Minnesota Vikings 2 11 1 .154 254 410 L-3
Los Angeles Rams 1 12 1 .077 220 334 L-3

Roster[edit | edit source]

Awards and records[edit | edit source]

Milestones[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 266
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