1939 Green Bay Packers season

1939 Green Bay Packers season

1939 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Curly Lambeau
Home field City Stadium
Marquette Stadium
Results
Record 9-2
Division place 1st NFL Western
Playoff finish Won NFL Championship
Timeline
Previous season      Next season
1938      1940


The 1939 Green Bay Packers season was their 19th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 9-2 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning a first-place finish in the Western Conference. The Packers ended the season by beating the New York Giants in the NFL Championship Game 27-0, earning the Packers their fifth NFL Championship and the first title game shutout ever recorded.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 17, 1939 Chicago Cardinals W 14-10
2 September 24, 1939 Chicago Bears W 21-16
3 October 1, 1939 Cleveland Rams L 27-24
4 October 8, 1939 Chicago Cardinals W 27-20
5 October 22, 1939 Detroit Lions W 26-7
6 October 29, 1939 Washington Redskins W 24-14
7 November 5, 1939 at Chicago Bears L 30-27
8 November 12, 1939 at Philadelphia Eagles W 23-16
9 November 19, 1939 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 28-0
10 November 26, 1939 at Cleveland Rams W 7-6
11 December 3, 1939 at Detroit Lions W 12-7

Playoffs

Week Date Opponent Result
Championship December 10, 1939 New York Giants W 27-0
All-Star Game January 14, 1940 NFL All-Stars W 16-7

Standings

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 9 2 0 .813 233 153 W-4
Chicago Bears 8 3 0 .727 298 157 W-4
Detroit Lions 6 5 0 .545 145 150 L-4
Cleveland Rams 5 5 1 .500 195 164 W-1
Chicago Cardinals 1 10 0 .091 84 254 L-8

Roster

Source: "The Green Bay Packers," in Howard Roberts, Who's Who in the Major Leagues Football. Chicago: B.E. Callahan, [1940]; pp. 2–3 and team photo on pg. 24. Illegible jersey digits denoted with X.

Footnotes

  • Sportsencyclopedia.com

External links

  • "1939 Green Bay Packers," Football-Reference.com/.