1934 Green Bay Packers season

The 1934 Green Bay Packers season was the franchise 's 16th season overall, 14th season in the National Football League, and the 16th under head coach Curly Lambeau. The team improved on their 5–7–1 record from 1933 and finished with a 7–6 record.[1] The Packers played their Milwaukee, Wisconsin home games at Wisconsin State Fair Park.

1934 Green Bay Packers season
Head coachCurly Lambeau
Home fieldCity Stadium (Green Bay)
Wisconsin State Fair Park (Milwaukee)
Results
Record7–6
Division place3rd NFL
Playoff finishDid not qualify

During this season, a fan fell from the stands at City Stadium and sued the Packers and won a $5,000 verdict. This caused the insurance company to go out of business and the Packers entered receivership. Green Bay business men raised $15,000 in new capital to prevent the team from folding.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 no game
2 September 16, 1934 Philadelphia Eagles W 19–6
3 September 23, 1934 Chicago Bears L 24–10
4 September 30, 1934 New York Giants W 20–6
5 October 7, 1934 Detroit Lions L 3–0
6 October 14, 1934 Cincinnati Reds W 41–0
7 October 21, 1934 Chicago Cardinals W 15–0
8 October 28, 1934 at Chicago Bears L 27–14
9 November 4, 1934 at Boston Redskins W 10–0
10 November 11, 1934 at New York Giants L 17–3
11 November 18, 1934 Chicago Cardinals L 9–0
12 November 25, 1934 at Detroit Lions W 3–0
13 November 29, 1934 at Chicago Cardinals L 6–0
December 2, 1934 at St. Louis Gunners W 21–14

StandingsEdit

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 13 0 0 1.000 8–0 286 86 W13
Detroit Lions 10 3 0 .769 5–3 238 59 L3
Green Bay Packers 7 6 0 .538 4–5 156 112 W1
Chicago Cardinals 5 6 0 .455 4–5 80 84 W1
St. Louis Gunners 1 2 0 .333 0–2 27 61 L2
Cincinnati Reds 0 8 0 .000 0–6 10 243 L8

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Green Bay Packers (1919–Present)". The Sports E-Cyclopedia. Archived from the original on December 16, 2007. Retrieved December 14, 2007.
  2. ^ "Packers Chronology: 1919–2005". Green Bay Packers. Archived from the original on December 6, 2007. Retrieved December 14, 2007.