1981 Green Bay Packers Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
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 Statistics
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

Date Game Res Home Road Record
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


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