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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.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School
114Earl GrosRunning BackLSU
228Ed BlaineGuardMissouri
341Gary BarnesWide ReceiverClemson
456Ron GassertDefensive TackleVirginia
565Chuck MorrisBackOle Miss
570Jon SchopfGuardMichigan
679John SutroTackle San Jose State
684Oscar DonahueEndSan Jose State
798Gary CutsingerTackleOklahoma State
8112Jim TullisBackFlorida A&M
9126Peter SchenckBackWashington State
10140Gale WeidnerQuarterback Colorado
11154Jim ThrushTackleXavier
12158Joe ThorneBackSouth Dakota State
12168Tom PenningtonBackGeorgia
13182Tom KepnerTackleVillanova
14196Ernie GreenBackLouisville
15210Roger HoldinskyBackWest Virginia
16224Jimmy FieldBackLSU
17238Buck BuchananTackleGrambling
18252Bob JoinerQuarterbackPresbyterian
19266Jerry ScattiniHalfback California
20280Mike SnodgrassCenterWestern Michigan
  • Yellow indicates a future Pro Bowl selection

Regular seasonEdit

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]

ScheduleEdit

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

PlayoffsEdit

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

StandingsEdit

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

RosterEdit

Awards and recordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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