1961 Green Bay Packers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 11-3
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division
Postseason: 1-0 Won Championship
Coach: Vince Lombardi (11-3)
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin
1961 Green Bay Packers Roster
1961 Green Bay Packers Results

The Green Bay Packers of the National Football League ended the 1961 season with a record of 11 wins and 3 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-0.

Offensively, Green Bay led the league with 391 points. On the other side of the ball, the solid defense surrendered 223 points. Jim Taylor carried the pigskin for a team-best 1,307 yards for the Packers.

Bart Starr threw for 2,418 yards. Max McGee paced pass catchers, snagging 51 passes for 883 yards.

The sticky-fingered defense manufactured 46 turnovers. John Symank, Hank Gremminger, Willie Wood and Jesse Whittenton each picked off 5 opponent throws.

Vince Lombardi coached the team. The 1961 Green Bay Packers won the Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Bart Starr29517258.324188.2165.4165.47880.3
Tom Moore22100.04221.0150.000.022158.3
Paul Hornung5360.0428.4120.000.020126.7
John Roach400.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Taylor24313075.453 15
Paul Hornung1275974.754 8
Tom Moore613025.069 1
Elijah Pitts23753.317 1
Bart Starr12564.721 1
Ron Kramer5132.612 0
Lew Carpenter155.00
John Roach2-5-2.51
Totals47423505.069 27


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Max McGee5188317.353 7
Boyd Dowler3663317.678 3
Ron Kramer3555916.053 4
Jim Taylor251757.018 1
Paul Hornung151459.734 2
Tom Moore8415.111 1
Gary Knafelc33210.713 0
Lew Carpenter3299.716 0
Elijah Pitts155.00
Totals177250214.178 18


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Paul Hornung4141100.0221568.286
Ben Agajanian88100.02150.011


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Boyd Dowler38167444.175
Max McGee1352040.051

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Willie Wood1422516.172 2
Lew Carpenter613021.748 0
Totals2035517.872 2

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Herb Adderley1847826.661 0
Tom Moore1540927.360 0
John Symank412130.238 0
Bill Forester35518.320 0
Elijah Pitts11414.014 0
Totals41107726.361 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
John Symank59919.841 0
Jesse Whittenton59819.641 1
Hank Gremminger55410.841 0
Willie Wood55210.421 0
Dan Currie35919.721 1
Ray Nitschke24120.514 0
Bill Forester23316.533 0
Herb Adderley199.00
Dave Hanner111.00
Totals2944615.441 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Paul Hornung8215410146
Jim Taylor15100096
Max McGee700042
Ron Kramer0400024
Boyd Dowler300018
Tom Moore11000012
Willie Wood2000012
Ben Agajanian18011
Bart Starr10006
Dan Currie10006
Elijah Pitts1000006
Jesse Whittenton10006
John Roach10006


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