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1956 Green Bay Packers (NFL) 5th place Western Conference 4-8-0 .333
Head Coach: Lisle Blackbourn
Defensive LineEarl Klapstein
BackfieldRay McLean
Offensive LineLou Rymkus
Defensive BacksAbe Stuber
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/18/1956HPhiladelphia Eagles27-6WMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium12138
Sat8/25/1956HNew York Giants17-13WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium16448
Sat9/1/1956ACleveland Browns21-20WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium15456
Sat9/8/1956NWashington Redskins10-17LWinston-Salem, NCBowman Gray Stadium13500
Sat9/15/1956NChicago Cardinals29-21WSt. Louis, MOSportsman's Park31454
Sun9/30/1956HDetroit Lions16-20LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium24668
Sun10/7/1956HChicago Bears21-37LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium24668
Sun10/14/1956HBaltimore Colts38-33WMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium24214
Sun10/21/1956HLos Angeles Rams42-17WMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium24200
Sun10/28/1956ABaltimore Colts21-28LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium40086
Sun11/4/1956HCleveland Browns7-24LMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium28590
Sun11/11/1956AChicago Bears14-38LChicago, ILWrigley Field49172
Sun11/18/1956HSan Francisco 49ers16-17LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium17986
Thu11/22/1956ADetroit Lions24-20WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium54087
Sun12/2/1956AChicago Cardinals24-21WChicago, ILComiskey Park22620
Sat12/8/1956ASan Francisco 49ers20-38LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium32436
Sun12/16/1956ALos Angeles Rams21-49LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum45209
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
85Emery BarnesRDE6'623027Oregon20
65Tom BettisLLB6'222823Purdue128
20Billy BookoutRDH5'1018024Oklahoma; Austin76
87Nate BordenRDE-LDE6'023425Indiana1212
62Buddy BrownROG-C6'122031Arkansas126
26Jim CapuzziRDH-LDH6'019024Marquette70
48Al CarmichaelROH6'119228Santa Ana JC; Southern California129
31Fred ConeK-FB5'1119930Clemson122
80Dick DeschaineP6'020624none120
44Bobby DillonRS6'118226Texas1212
37Howie FergusonFB-ROH6'221426none1111
69Bill ForesterMG6'323724Southern Methodist1212
27Ken GorgalRDH6'220027Purdue54
75Forrest GreggROG-ROT6'324923Southern Methodist112
46Hank GremmingerLDH6'120023Baylor1212
79Dave HannerRDT-LDT6'225726Arkansas1212
72Jerry HelluinLDT-RDT6'227227Tulane1212
86Billy HowtonROE6'219126Rice1212
40Joe JohnsonLOH6'019527Boston College114
70Don KingOT6'326027Kentucky60
84Gary KnafelcLOE6'421724Colorado1212
81Gene KnutsonLDE-RDE-RDT6'221824Michigan61
58Larry LauerC6'323229Alabama60
25Jack LoschLOH6'120522Miami (Florida)124
83John MartinkovicLDE-RDE6'324129Xavier (Ohio)1211
24Floyd ReidLOH5'1018729Georgia74
51Jim RingoC6'123225Syracuse1212
22Bill RobertsROH-FB6'020027Dartmouth42
18Tobin RoteQB6'321128Rice1210
77John SanduskyROT6'125131Villanova1212
63Joe SkibinskiLOG-ROG5'1123628Purdue1211
76Bob SkoronskiLOT6'324922Indiana1212
61Jerry SmithOG-C6'123026Wisconsin30
61Jack SpinksOG6'023626Alcorn State10
16Bart StarrQB6'119722Alabama92
68Len SzafarynROG-LOG6'222628North Carolina125
66Deral TeteakLLB5'1021027Wisconsin124
47Val Joe WalkerLS6'117926Southern Methodist1212
23Glenn YoungRDH6'220527Purdue42
74Roger ZatkoffRLB6'221625Michigan1212
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Jack Losch18BMiami (Florida)
Forrest Gregg220TSouthern Methodist
Cecil Morris444GOklahoma
Bob Skoronski556TIndiana
Bob Burris668BOklahoma
Hank Gremminger780EBaylor
Russ Dennis892EMaryland
Gordy Duvall9104BSouthern California
Bob Laughery10116BMaryland
Mike Hudock11128CMiami (Florida)
Max Burnett12140BArizona
Jim Mense13152CNotre Dame
Charlie Thomas14164BWisconsin
Buddy Alliston15176GMississippi
Curt Lynch16188TAlabama
Bart Starr17200QBAlabama
Stan Intihar18212ECornell
Ken Vakey19224ETexas Tech
Clyde Letbetter20236TBaylor
Hal O'Brien21248BSouthern Methodist
Johnny Popson22260BFurman
Jesse Birchfield23272GDuke
Don Wilson24284CRice
Franz Koeneke25296EMinnesota
Dick Goehe26308TMississippi
Dick Kolian27320EWisconsin
Bobby Lance28332QBFlorida
Vester Newcomb29344CSouthwest Mississippi CC
Rod Hermes30355QBBeloit
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals51616290
Opponents Totals781255485
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals212861121442393
Opponents Totals2461291041352493
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Billy Howton120000072
Fred Cone4333691.75862.5072
Tobin Rote110000066
Gary Knafelc60000036
Al Carmichael20000012
Bobby Dillon1000006
(Team)0010.00000
Opponents Totals44424495.5121866.70342
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Fred Cone5862.52/1/1/1/0/
Team Totals5862.52/1/1/1/0/
Opponents Totals121866.74/3/3/2/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Tobin Rote843984.73911
Howie Ferguson993673.7240
Fred Cone492114.3212
Al Carmichael321996.2350
Joe Johnson351293.7140
Jack Losch19432.380
Floyd Reid14392.8110
Bart Starr5357.0140
Team Totals33714214.23913
Opponents Totals51226195.120
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Tobin Rote30814647.414722037.215.166t185.8154.9177202670.6
Bart Starr442454.5173257.413.539t24.536.81630965.1
Jack Losch11100.006363.063.063t1100.000.00063158.3
Team Totals35317148.416425917.315.266t215.9185.1193239871.6
Opponents Totals26014455.49521668.315.0176.5218.175209171.1
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Billy Howton55118821.666t12
Gary Knafelc3041813.9386
Joe Johnson282589.2200
Howie Ferguson222149.7250
Al Carmichael1318013.8631
Fred Cone1221818.269t2
Jack Losch78512.1430
Floyd Reid3165.3120
Bill Roberts11414.0140
Team Totals171259115.266t21
Opponents Totals144216615.017
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Bobby Dillon724434.9451
Bill Forester4358.8130
Jim Capuzzi26532.5650
Hank Gremminger23618.0210
Deral Teteak22010.0180
Ken Gorgal221.020
Billy Bookout144.040
Val Joe Walker100.000
Team Totals2140619.3651
Opponents Totals1831217.33
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Dick Deschaine62264942.7570280
Team Totals62264942.757028038.2
Opponents Totals50204040.8560239
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Al Carmichael211657.9220
Jack Losch8749.3580
Floyd Reid100.000
Team Totals302398.0580
Opponents Totals492805.790t1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Al Carmichael3392728.1106t1
Jack Losch1539026.0510
Howie Ferguson58316.6340
Bill Forester4369.0170
Hank Gremminger166.060
Nate Borden100.000
Team Totals59144224.4106t1
Opponents Totals4892419.3450
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Jim Capuzzi0001100
Al Carmichael610100
Fred Cone211200
Bobby Dillon0001100
Howie Ferguson630300
Bill Forester0001100
Dave Hanner0010100
Joe Johnson100000
Jack Losch330300
John Martinkovic0001100
Floyd Reid100000
Jim Ringo0020200
Tobin Rote510100
Len Szafaryn0012300
Roger Zatkoff0001100
Team Totals24111382100
Opponents Totals178911202
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