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2000 Green Bay Packers season
Head Coach Mike Sherman
Home Field Lambeau Field
Results
Record 9-7
Place 3rd NFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers 1
Timeline
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1999 2001

The 2000 Green Bay Packers season was the first season for which Mike Sherman was the head coach of the team.[1] Sherman was the thirteenth head coach in franchise history.[2] The Packers finished 9-7, failing to qualify for the playoffs.[3] The Packers total offense ranked 15th in the league, and their total defense ranked 15th in the league.[4]

OffseasonEdit

2000 NFL draftEdit

With their first pick (14th overall) in the 2000 NFL draft, the Packers selected future all-pro tight end Bubba Franks.[5]

2000 NFL Draft selections
Round Sel# Player Pos. College
1 14 Bubba Franks TE Miami
2 44 Chad Clifton T Tennessee
3 74 Steve Warren NT Nebraska
4 98 Na'il Diggs OLB Ohio State
4 114 Anthony Lucas WR Arkansas
4 126 Gary Berry FS Ohio State
5 149 Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila DE San Diego State
5 151 Joey Jamison WR Texas Southern
7 224 Mark Tauscher T Wisconsin
7 229 Ron Moore DT N.W. Oklahoma
7 242 Charles Lee WR Central Florida
7 249 Eugene McCaslin LB Florida
7 252 Rondell Mealey RB Louisiana State

Players highlighted in yellow indicate players selected to the Pro Bowl during their NFL career.

Notable transactionsEdit

PersonnelEdit

RosterEdit

2000 Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Practice Squad

Injured Reserve

Rookies in italics

StaffEdit

2000 Green Bay Packers staff

Front Office

  • Executive Vice President/General Manager – Ron Wolf

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

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Preseason resultsEdit

Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
August 4 New York Jets W 37-24 Lambeau Field 1-0
59,585
August 13 at Denver Broncos L 20-26 Mile High Stadium 1-1
75,367
August 21 at Miami Dolphins L 14-17 Pro Player Stadium 1-2
60,287
August 26 Cleveland Browns W 34-33 Lambeau Field 2-2
59,687

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

The Packers finished with a 9-7 record in 3rd place in the NFC Central division, ahead of the 9-7 Detroit Lions due to a divisional tiebreaker.[3]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 3 New York Jets L 16-20 Lambeau Field 0-1
59,870
2 September 10 at Buffalo Bills L 18-27 Ralph Wilson Stadium 0-2
72,722
3 September 17 Philadelphia Eagles W 6-3 Lambeau Field 1-2
59,869
4 September 24 at Arizona Cardinals W 29-3 Sun Devil Stadium 2-2
69,568
5 October 1 Chicago Bears L 24-27 Lambeau Field 2-3
59,869
6 October 8 at Detroit Lions L 24-31 Pontiac Silverdome 2-4
77,549
7 October 15 San Francisco 49ers W 31-28 Lambeau Field 3-4
59,870
8 Bye week
9 October 29 at Miami Dolphins L 20-28 Pro Player Stadium 3-5
73,740
10 November 6 Minnesota Vikings W 26-20 (OT) Lambeau Field 4-5
59,854
11 November 12 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 15-20 Raymond James Stadium 4-6
65,621
12 November 19 Indianapolis Colts W 26-24 Lambeau Field 5-6
59,869
13 November 27 at Carolina Panthers L 14-31 Ericsson Stadium 5-7
73,295
14 December 3 Chicago Bears W 28-6 Soldier Field 6-7
66,944
15 December 10 Detroit Lions W 26-13 Lambeau Field 7-7
59,854
16 December 17 at Minnesota Vikings W 33-28 Metrodome 8-7
64,183
17 December 24 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 17-14 (OT) Lambeau Field 9-7
59,692

StandingsEdit

NFC Central
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Minnesota Vikings 1150.688397371
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1060.625388269
Green Bay Packers 970.563353323
Detroit Lions 970.563307307
Chicago Bears 5110.313216355

Best performances Edit

  • Brett Favre, Week 5, 333 Passing Yards vs. Chicago
  • Brett Favre, Week 12, 301 Passing Yards vs. Indianapolis
  • Antonio Freeman, Week 7, 116 receiving yards vs. San Francisco
  • Antonio Freeman, Week 10, 118 receiving yards vs. Minnesota
  • Ahman Green, Week 12, 153 rushing yards vs. Indianapolis
  • Ahman Green, Week 15, 118 rushing yards vs. Detroit
  • Ahman Green, Week 16, 161 rushing yards vs. Minnesota
  • Bill Schroeder, Week 12, 155 receiving yards vs. Indianapolis
  • Bill Schroeder, Week 14, 119 receiving yards vs. Chicago

Awards and recordsEdit

  • Na'il Diggs, PFW/Pro Football Writers of America All-Rookie Team [8]
  • Brett Favre, NFC Leader, Passing Attempts (580)
  • Ryan Longwell, NFC Special Teams Player of the Week, Week 3
  • Ryan Longwell, NFC Special Teams Player of the Week, Week 16 [9]
  • Ryan Longwell, NFC Leader, Field Goals Made (33)
  • Ryan Longwell, NFC Leader, Field Goals Attempted (38)
  • Allen Rossum, NFC Special Teams Player of the Week, Week 12 [9]
  • Darren Sharper, NFL Leader, Interceptions (9)
  • Darren Sharper, All-NFL Team (selected by Associated Press and Pro Football Weekly)
  • Darren Sharper, Associated Press All-Pro Selection
  • Darren Sharper, Pro Football Writers of America All-Pro Selection

ReferencesEdit

  1. Mike Sherman player card. ESPN.com. Retrieved on 2007-02-09.
  2. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-7611-2480-1, p.121
  3. 3.0 3.1 2000 NFL standings. NFL.com. Retrieved on 2007-02-09.
  4. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-7611-2480-1, p. 215
  5. NFL Draft History - Green Bay Packers. NFL.com. Archived from the original on 2007-01-29. Retrieved on 2007-02-09.
  6. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-7611-2480-1, p. 156
  7. All Time Coaches Database. Packers.com. Archived from the original on May 11, 2009. Retrieved on 2009-11-14.
  8. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-7611-2480-1, p. 203
  9. 9.0 9.1 NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-7611-2480-1, p. 202

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