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2001 Green Bay Packers season
Head Coach Mike Sherman
Home Field Lambeau Field
Results
Record 12-4
Place 2nd NFC Central
Playoff Finish Won NFC Wild Card
Lost NFC Divisional Playoff (St. Louis Rams)
Timeline
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2000 2002

The 2001 Green Bay Packers season ended with a loss to the St. Louis Rams in the NFC divisional playoff game, where Packers quarterback Brett Favre threw a career high 6 interceptions.[1]

OffseasonEdit

2001 NFL draftEdit

With their first round pick (10th overall) in the 2001 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers selected defensive end Jamal Reynolds.[2]

2001 NFL Draft selections
Round Sel# Player Pos. College
1 10 Jamal Reynolds DE Florida State
2 41 Robert Ferguson WR Texas A&M
3 71 Bhawoh Jue FS Penn State
3 72 Torrance Marshall MLB Oklahoma
4 105 Bill Ferrario G Wisconsin
6 198 David Martin TE Tennessee

Notable transactionsEdit

  • March 31, 2001 - The Green Bay Packers trade Matt Hasselbeck and their 1st Round Pick to the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for the Seahawks 1st and 3rd Round Picks.

PersonnelEdit

RosterEdit

2001 Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Practice Squad

Rookies in italics

StaffEdit

2001 Green Bay Packers staff

Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

[3]

Preseason resultsEdit

Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
August 11, 2001 at Cleveland Browns L 3-10 Cleveland Browns Stadium 0-1
71,218
August 20, 2001 Denver Broncos W 22-7 Lambeau Field 1-1
59,177
August 25, 2001 Miami Dolphins W 17-12 Lambeau Field 2-1
59,547
August 31, 2001 at Oakland Raiders L 13-24 Network Associates Coliseum 2-2
38,783

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

The Packers finished 12-4 overall, placing 2nd in the NFC Central Division (behind the Chicago Bears), and qualifying for a Wild Card playoff spot.[4]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 9 Detroit Lions W 28-6 Lambeau Field 1-0
59,523
2 September 24 Washington Redskins W 37-0 Lambeau Field 2-0
59,771
3 September 30 at Carolina Panthers W 28-7 Ericsson Stadium 3-0
73,120
4 October 7 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 10-14 Raymond James Stadium 3-1
65,510
5 October 14 Baltimore Ravens W 31-23 Lambeau Field 4-1
59,866
6 October 21 at Minnesota Vikings L 13-35 Metrodome 4-2
64,165
7 Bye week
8 November 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 21-20 Lambeau Field 5-2
59,861
9 November 11 at Chicago Bears W 20-12 Soldier Field 6-2
66,944
10 November 18 Atlanta Falcons L 20-23 Lambeau Field 6-3
59,849
11 November 22 at Detroit Lions W 29-27 Pontiac Silverdome 7-3
77,730
12 December 3 at Jacksonville Jaguars W 28-21 ALLTEL Stadium 8-3
66,908
13 December 9 Chicago Bears W 17-7 Lambeau Field 9-3
59,869
14 December 16 at Tennessee Titans L 20-26 Adelphia Coliseum 9-4
68,804
15 December 23 Cleveland Browns W 30-7 Lambeau Field 10-4
59,824
16 December 30 Minnesota Vikings W 24-13 Lambeau Field 11-4
59,870
17 January 6 at New York Giants W 34-25 Giants Stadium 12-4
78,601

StandingsEdit

NFC Central
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Chicago Bears 1330.812338203
Green Bay Packers 1240.750390266
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 970.562324280
Minnesota Vikings 5110.312290390
Detroit Lions 2140.125270424

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
Wildcard January 13 San Francisco 49ers W 25-15 Lambeau Field
59,825
Divisional January 20 at St. Louis Rams L 17-45 Dome at America's Center
66,368

ReferencesEdit

  1. Packers lose 45-17. Packers.com (2002-01-20). Archived from the original on September 29, 2007. Retrieved on 2002-02-09.
  2. Draft History - Green Bay Packers. NFL.com. Retrieved on 2007-02-09.
  3. All Time Coaches Database. Packers.com. Archived from the original on May 11, 2009. Retrieved on 2009-11-13.
  4. NFL History - 2001 NFL standings. NFL.com. Retrieved on 2007-02-09.

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