1981 Green Bay Packers season
Head Coach Bart Starr
Home Field Lambeau Field
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record 8–8
Place 3rd Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1980 1982

The 1981 Green Bay Packers season was their 61st season in the National Football League. The club posted a 8–8 record under coach Bart Starr, earning them a third-place finish in the NFC Central division.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
1 6 Rich Campbell Quarterback California
2 35 Gary Lewis Tight End Texas-Arlington
3 62 Ray Stachowicz Punter Michigan State
4 105 Richard Turner Defensive Tackle Oklahoma
5 117 Byron Braggs Defensive End Alabama
7 172 Bill Whitaker Defensive Back Missouri
8 200 Larry Werts Linebacker Jackson State
9 227 Tim Huffman Guard Notre Dame
10 255 Nickie Hall Quarterback Tulane
11 282 Forrest Valora Linebacker Oklahoma
12 311 Cliff Lewis Linebacker Southern Miss

Personnel[edit | edit source]

Staff/Coaches[edit | edit source]

1981 Green Bay Packers final staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

  Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches


[1]

Roster[edit | edit source]

1981 Green Bay Packers final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad



Rookies in italics
00 Active, 0 Inactive, 0 Practice squad

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
1 September 6 at Chicago Bears W 16-9 Soldier Field
62,411
2 September 13 Atlanta Falcons L 31-17 Lambeau Field
55,382
3 September 20 at Los Angeles Rams L 35-23 Anaheim Stadium
61,286
4 September 27 Minnesota Vikings L 30-13 Milwaukee County Stadium
55,012
5 October 4 at New York Giants W 27-14 Giants Stadium
73,684
6 October 11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 21-10 Lambeau Field
55,264
7 October 18 San Francisco 49ers L 13-3 Milwaukee County Stadium
50,171
8 October 25 at Detroit Lions L 31-27 Pontiac Silverdome
76,063
9 November 1 Seattle Seahawks W 34-24 Lambeau Field
49,467
10 November 8 New York Giants W 26-24 Milwaukee County Stadium
54,138
11 November 15 Chicago Bears W 21-17 Lambeau Field
55,338
12 November 22 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 37-3 Tampa Stadium
63,251
13 November 29 at Minnesota Vikings W 35-23 Metropolitan Stadium
46,025
14 December 6 Detroit Lions W 31-17 Lambeau Field
54,481
15 December 13 at New Orleans Saints W 35-7 Louisiana Superdome
45,518
16 December 20 at New York Jets L 28-3 Shea Stadium
56,340

Standings[edit | edit source]

NFC Central
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9 7 0 .563 315 268 W-1
Detroit Lions 8 8 0 .500 397 322 L-1
Green Bay Packers 8 8 0 .500 324 361 L-1
Minnesota Vikings 7 9 0 .438 325 369 L-5
Chicago Bears 6 10 0 .375 253 324 W-3

References[edit | edit source]

  1. All Time Coaches Database. Packers.com. Retrieved on February 22, 2011.

External links[edit | edit source]

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