1968 Green Bay Packers season

1968 Green Bay Packers season

1968 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Phil Bengtson
Home field Lambeau Field
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record 6-7-1
Division place 3rd NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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The 1968 Green Bay Packers season was their 50th overall and the 48th as members of the National Football League. The club posted a 6-7-1 record under first-year head coach Phil Bengston, earning them a third-place finish in the NFC Central division. It was also the Packers' first losing season since 1958.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
1 September 15, 1968 Philadelphia Eagles W 30-13 Lambeau Field
50,861
2 September 22, 1968 Minnesota Vikings L 26-13 Milwaukee County Stadium
49,346
3 September 29, 1968 Detroit Lions L 23-17 Lambeau Field
50,861
4 October 6, 1968 at Atlanta Falcons W 38-7 Atlanta Stadium
58,850
5 October 13, 1968 Los Angeles Rams L 16-14 Milwaukee County Stadium
49,646
6 October 20, 1968 at Detroit Lions T 14-14 Tiger Stadium
57,302
7 October 28, 1968 at Dallas Cowboys W 28-17 Cotton Bowl
74,604
8 November 3, 1968 Chicago Bears L 13-10 Lambeau Field
50,861
9 November 10, 1968 at Minnesota Vikings L 14-10 Metropolitan Stadium
47,644
10 November 17, 1968 New Orleans Saints W 29-7 Milwaukee County Stadium
49,644
11 November 24, 1968 at Washington Redskins W 27-7 RFK Stadium
50,621
12 December 1, 1968 at San Francisco 49ers L 27-20 Kezar Stadium
47,218
13 December 7, 1968 Baltimore Colts L 16-3 Lambeau Field
50,861
14 December 15, 1968 at Chicago Bears W 28-27 Wrigley Field
46,435

Season summary

Week 1

1 234Total
Eagles 3 307 13
• Packers 7 1463 30

[1]


Week 14

1 234Total
• Packers 7 1470 28
Bears 10 0017 27
  • Date: December 15
  • Location: Wrigley Field
  • Game weather: 22°F, wind 7 mph

[2]


Standings

NFL Central
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Minnesota Vikings 8 6 0 .571 282 242 W-2
Chicago Bears 7 7 0 .500 250 333 L-1
Green Bay Packers 6 7 1 .462 281 227 W-1
Detroit Lions 4 8 2 .333 207 241 L-1

References

  • Sportsencyclopedia.com