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1976 Green Bay Packers season

1976 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Bart Starr
Home field Lambeau Field
Milwaukee County Stadium
Record 5–9
Division place 4th NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Previous season      Next season
< 1975      1977 >

The 1976 Green Bay Packers season was their 56th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 5–9 record under coach Bart Starr, earning them a fourth-place finish in the NFC Central division.


NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School
1 23 Mark Koncar Offensive Tackle Colorado
3 72 Mike McCoy Cornerback Colorado
4 101 Tom Perko Linebacker Pittsburgh
5 132 Aundra Thompson Running Back East Texas State
8 218 Jim Burrow Defensive Back Nebraska
9 245 Jim Gueno Linebacker Tulane
10 274 Jessie Green Wide Receiver Tulsa
11 301 Curtis Leak Wide Receiver Johnson C. Smith
12 328 Melvin Jackson Guard USC
13 355 Bradley Bowman Defensive Back Southern Miss
14 386 John Henson Running Back Cal Poly
15 413 Jerry Dandridge Linebacker Memphis State
16 440 Mike Timmermans Guard Northern Iowa
17 467 Ray Hall Tight End Cal Poly

Regular season


Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
1 September 12, 1976 San Francisco 49ers L 26–14 Lambeau Field
2 September 19, 1976 at St. Louis Cardinals L 29–0 Busch Memorial Stadium
3 September 26, 1976 at Cincinnati Bengals L 28–7 Riverfront Stadium
4 October 3, 1976 Detroit Lions W 24-14 Lambeau Field
5 October 10, 1976 Seattle Seahawks W 27–20 Milwaukee County Stadium
6 October 17, 1976 Philadelphia Eagles W 28–13 Lambeau Field
7 October 24, 1976 at Oakland Raiders L 18–14 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
8 October 31, 1976 at Detroit Lions L 27–6 Pontiac Silverdome
9 November 7, 1976 New Orleans Saints W 32–27 Milwaukee County Stadium
10 November 14, 1976 at Chicago Bears L 24–13 Soldier Field
11 November 21, 1976 Minnesota Vikings L 17–10 Milwaukee County Stadium
12 November 28, 1976 Chicago Bears L 16–10 Lambeau Field
13 December 5, 1976 at Minnesota Vikings L 20–9 Metropolitan Stadium
14 December 12, 1976 at Atlanta Falcons W 24–20 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium



Green Bay Packers roster

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen


Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Practice Squad

Rookies in italics

Awards and records



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