1947 Green Bay Packers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-5-1
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division
Coach: Curly Lambeau (6-5-1)
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin
1947 Green Bay Packers Roster
1947 Green Bay Packers Results

The Green Bay Packers of the National Football League ended the 1947 season with a record of 6 wins and 5 losses and 1 ties, finishing third in the NFL's West Division.

The defense proved to be a force, as the Packers led the league with just 210 points allowed. Green Bay chalked up 274 points. Tony Canadeo carried the ball for a team-best 464 yards, while Walt Schlinkman additionally contributed to the rushing attack.

Jack Jacobs passed for 1,615 yards. Nolan Luhn paced pass catchers, snagging 42 passes for 696 yards. Clyde Goodnight provided receiving help also.

The ball-hawking defense led the way with 51 turnovers, topping in the league. Bob Forte seized 9 opponent throws.

Curly Lambeau coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Jack Jacobs24210844.616156.7166.6177.06959.8
Tony Canadeo8337.510112.6112.5112.53885.4
Bob Forte2150.
Irv Comp100.000.000.01100.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tony Canadeo1034644.535 2
Walt Schlinkman1154393.820 2
Bruce Smith472886.137 1
Ed Cody562634.751 2
Ted Fritsch682473.648 6
Jim Gillette502074.126 0
Bob Forte29802.812 0
Jack Jacobs18643.615 1
Irv Comp5469.234 0
Herm Rohrig7223.10
Ken Keuper6142.30
Roy McKay3113.70
Ward Cuff177.00
Clyde Goodnight1-1-1.0-1 0
Gene Wilson1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals51021494.251 14


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Nolan Luhn4269616.644 7
Clyde Goodnight3859315.669 6
Jim Gillette1222418.750 1
Bob Forte78011.422 2
Bruce Smith45012.536 1
Gene Wilson33411.315 0
Ken Keuper23718.526 0
Walt Schlinkman2-6-3.0-1 0
Larry Craig11414.014 0
Ed Cody122.00
Totals112172415.469 17


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Ward Cuff3030100.016743.851
Ted Fritsch22100.013646.220
Roy McKay11100.01


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Jack Jacobs57248143.574
Roy McKay835043.854

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Herm Rohrig1821311.828 0
Jim Gillette1116815.326 0
Tony Canadeo1011111.124 0
Ed Cody23015.020 0
Bruce Smith12222.022 0
Bob Forte11515.015 0
Jack Jacobs144.00
Irv Comp100.00
Totals4556312.528 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tony Canadeo1531220.835 0
Ed Cody1026926.939 0
Ted Fritsch510020.025 0
Jim Gillette36622.029 0
Bruce Smith36120.323 0
Nolan Luhn23015.018 0
Bob Forte22814.023 0
Clyde Goodnight177.00
Paul Lipscomb111.00
Totals4287420.839 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Forte914015.668 1
Irv Comp66510.830 0
Herm Rohrig58016.028 0
Jack Jacobs46416.029 0
Ken Keuper24120.525 0
Charley Brock2147.00
Bob Flowers11212.012 0
Ted Fritsch11212.012 0
Totals3042814.368 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Ted Fritsch60062056
Ward Cuff0730051
Nolan Luhn7000042
Clyde Goodnight06000036
Bob Forte0200100018
Bruce Smith1100000114
Walt Schlinkman2000012
Ed Cody200000012
Tony Canadeo20000012
Jim Gillette01000006
Ed Neal10006
Jack Jacobs1000006
Dick Wildung00012
Roy McKay00101