Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers 20 to 16

Sunday, September 30, 1956, Week 1

The Detroit Lions played the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay on Sunday, September 30, 1956, Week 1 of the 1956 season. The Lions won by a score of 20-16.


Detroit Lions offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
375 200 175 2 23

Coaches

Head Coach: Buddy Parker Defensive Coordinator: Buster Ramsey Offensive Line Coach: Aldo Forte Ends Coach: George Wilson Offensive Backfield Coach: John "Red" Cochran Player Talent Scout: Bob Nussbaumer


Green Bay Packers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
160 88 72 2 10

Coaches

Head Coach: Lisle Blackbourn Backs Coach: Ray McLean Line Coach: Lou Rymkus Defensive Line Coach: Earl Klapstein Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Abe Stuber