1981 Green Bay Packers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 8-8
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Bart Starr (8-8)
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin
1981 Green Bay Packers Roster
The Green Bay Packers of the National Football League ended the 1981 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.
The Packers chalked up 324 points, but the defensive squad allowed 361. Lynn Dickey passed for 2,593 yards. James Lofton paced pass catchers, snagging 71 passes for 1,294 yards, while Gerry Ellis and Paul Coffman contributed to the receiving game as well.
Gerry Ellis carried the ball for a team-best 860 yards for Green Bay.
The opportunistic defense led the way with 54 turnovers, topping in the league. Mark Lee and Maurice Harvey each snatched 6 opponent throws.
Bart Starr coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 324
Regular Season Points Against: 361
|September 6, 1981||Green Bay Packers 16 at Chicago Bears 9||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 13, 1981||Atlanta Falcons 31 at Green Bay Packers 17||L||0-1-0||1-0-0||1-1-0|
|September 20, 1981||Green Bay Packers 23 at Los Angeles Rams 35||L||0-1-0||1-1-0||1-2-0|
|September 27, 1981||Minnesota Vikings 30 at Green Bay Packers 13||L||0-2-0||1-1-0||1-3-0||Milwaukee|
|October 4, 1981||Green Bay Packers 27 at New York Giants 14||W||0-2-0||2-1-0||2-3-0|
|October 11, 1981||Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21 at Green Bay Packers 10||L||0-3-0||2-1-0||2-4-0|
|October 18, 1981||San Francisco 49ers 13 at Green Bay Packers 3||L||0-4-0||2-1-0||2-5-0||Milwaukee|
|October 25, 1981||Green Bay Packers 27 at Detroit Lions 31||L||0-4-0||2-2-0||2-6-0|
|November 1, 1981||Seattle Seahawks 24 at Green Bay Packers 34||W||1-4-0||2-2-0||3-6-0|
|November 8, 1981||New York Giants 24 at Green Bay Packers 26||W||2-4-0||2-2-0||4-6-0||Milwaukee|
|November 15, 1981||Chicago Bears 17 at Green Bay Packers 21||W||3-4-0||2-2-0||5-6-0|
|November 22, 1981||Green Bay Packers 3 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 37||L||3-4-0||2-3-0||5-7-0|
|November 29, 1981||Green Bay Packers 35 at Minnesota Vikings 23||W||3-4-0||3-3-0||6-7-0|
|December 6, 1981||Detroit Lions 17 at Green Bay Packers 31||W||4-4-0||3-3-0||7-7-0|
|December 13, 1981||Green Bay Packers 35 at New Orleans Saints 7||W||4-4-0||4-3-0||8-7-0|
|December 20, 1981||Green Bay Packers 3 at New York Jets 28||L||4-4-0||4-4-0||8-8-0|