1972 Green Bay Packers schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
10-4-0 0-1 3750 1545 2205 20 205 3706 2051 1655 37 222
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The Green Bay Packers' fifty-second season was in 1972, and it was the second season Dan Devine served as the head coach of the team. The Packers played their home games at Lambeau Field. They finished the year 10-4-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC Central, but they lost their first playoff game to the Washington Redskins 16-3. At the end of the season, Willie Buchanon was awarded with the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Cleveland Browns 26-10
Week 2 Oakland Raiders 14-20
Week 3 Dallas Cowboys 16-13
Week 4 Chicago Bears 20-17
Week 5 @ Detroit Lions 24-23
Week 6 Atlanta Falcons 9-10
Week 7 Minnesota Vikings 13-27
Week 8 San Francisco 49ers 34-24
Week 9 @ Chicago Bears 23-17
Week 10 @ Houston Oilers 23-10
Week 11 @ Washington Redskins 16-21
Week 12 Detroit Lions 33-7
Week 13 @ Minnesota Vikings 23-7
Week 14 @ New Orleans Saints 30-20


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round @ Washington Redskins 3-16

1972 Green Bay Packers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Dan Devine Defensive Coordinator: Dave Hanner Offensive Pass Game Coordinator: John Polonchek Quarterbacks Coach: Bart Starr Wide Receivers Coach: John Polonchek Offensive Line Coach: Rollie Dotsch Linebackers Coach: Burt Gustafson Defensive Backs Coach: Don Doll Special Teams Coach: Hank Kuhlmann Team President: Dominic Olejniczak College Scout: Elijah Pitts