1959 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
7-5-0 0-0 3739 1832 1907 33 212 3552 1782 1770 29 215
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The Green Bay Packers' thirty-ninth season was in 1959, playing their home games at New City Stadium. During the offseason they hired Vince Lombardi to lead the team. Lombardi previously was the offensive coordinator of the New York Giants and had five years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 7-5-0, 4-2-0 at home and 3-3-0 on the road. At the end of the season, Vince Lombardi was awarded with the Coach of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Chicago Bears 9-6
Week 2 Detroit Lions 28-10
Week 3 San Francisco 49ers 21-20
Week 4 Los Angeles Rams 6-45
Week 5 @ Baltimore Colts 21-38
Week 6 @ New York Giants 3-20
Week 7 @ Chicago Bears 17-28
Week 8 Baltimore Colts 24-28
Week 9 Washington Redskins 21-0
Week 10 @ Detroit Lions 24-17
Week 11 @ Los Angeles Rams 38-20
Week 12 @ San Francisco 49ers 36-14

1959 Green Bay Packers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Vince Lombardi Wide Receivers Coach: Tom Fears Offensive Line Coach: Bill Austin Offensive Backs Coach: John "Red" Cochran Defensive Line Coach: Phil Bengtson Defensive Backs Coach: Norb Hecker Team President: Dominic Olejniczak