1939 Green Bay Packers season
Head coachCurly Lambeau
Home fieldCity Stadium
Wisconsin State Fair Park
Local radioWTMJ
Results
Record9–2
Division place1st NFL Western
Playoff finishWon NFL Championship (vs. Giants) 27–0

The 1939 Green Bay Packers season was their 21st season overall and their 19th season in the National Football League. The Packers finished with a 9–2 record under founder and head coach Curly Lambeau, earning a first-place finish in the Western Conference. Green Bay shut out the New York Giants 27–0 in the NFL Championship Game, earning the franchise's fifth NFL Championship and the first NFL title game shutout ever.

Schedule

Leading scorer for the 1939 Packers was end Don Hutson
Leading scorer for the 1939 Packers was end Don Hutson

Main article: 1939 NFL season

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 17 Chicago Cardinals W 14–10
2 September 24 Chicago Bears W 21–16
3 October 1 Cleveland Rams L 27–24
4 October 8 Chicago Cardinals W 27–20
5 October 22 Detroit Lions W 26–7
6 October 29 Washington Redskins W 24–14
7 November 5 at Chicago Bears L 30–27
8 November 12 at Philadelphia Eagles W 23–16
9 November 19 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 28–0
10 November 26 at Cleveland Rams W 7–6
11 December 3 at Detroit Lions W 12–7

Post-season

Week Date Opponent Result
Championship December 10 New York Giants W 27–0
All-Star Game January 14, 1940 NFL All-Stars W 16–7

Standings

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 9 2 0 .818 6–2 233 153 W4
Chicago Bears 8 3 0 .727 6–2 298 157 W4
Detroit Lions 6 5 0 .545 4–4 145 150 L4
Cleveland Rams 5 5 1 .500 4–4 195 164 W1
Chicago Cardinals 1 10 0 .091 0–8 84 254 L8

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

Roster

Source: "The Green Bay Packers," in Howard Roberts, Who's Who in the Major Leagues Football. Chicago: B.E. Callahan, [1940]; pp. 2–3 and team photo on pg. 24. Illegible jersey digits denoted with X.

Footnotes