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1981 Green Bay Packers season

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1981 Green Bay Packers season

1981 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Bart Starr
Home field Lambeau Field
Milwaukee County Stadium
Record 8–8
Division place 3rd Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Previous season      Next season
< 1980      1982 >

The 1981 Green Bay Packers season was their 61st season in the National Football League. The club posted a 8–8 record under coach Bart Starr, earning them a third-place finish in the NFC Central division.


NFL Draft

Main article: 1981 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
1 6 Rich Campbell Quarterback California
2 35 Gary Lewis Tight End Texas-Arlington
3 62 Ray Stachowicz Punter Michigan State
4 105 Richard Turner Defensive Tackle Oklahoma
5 117 Byron Braggs Defensive End Alabama
7 172 Bill Whitaker Defensive Back Missouri
8 200 Larry Werts Linebacker Jackson State
9 227 Tim Huffman Guard Notre Dame
10 255 Nickie Hall Quarterback Tulane
11 282 Forrest Valora Linebacker Oklahoma
12 311 Cliff Lewis Linebacker Southern Miss




Regular season


Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
1 September 6, 1981 at Chicago Bears W 16-9 Soldier Field
2 September 13, 1981 Atlanta Falcons L 31-17 Lambeau Field
3 September 20, 1981 at Los Angeles Rams L 35-23 Anaheim Stadium
4 September 27, 1981 Minnesota Vikings L 30-13 Milwaukee County Stadium
5 October 4, 1981 at New York Giants W 27-14 Giants Stadium
6 October 11, 1981 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 21-10 Lambeau Field
7 October 18, 1981 San Francisco 49ers L 13-3 Milwaukee County Stadium
8 October 25, 1981 at Detroit Lions L 31-27 Pontiac Silverdome
9 November 1, 1981 Seattle Seahawks W 34-24 Lambeau Field
10 November 8, 1981 New York Giants W 26-24 Milwaukee County Stadium
11 November 15, 1981 Chicago Bears W 21-17 Lambeau Field
12 November 22, 1981 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 37-3 Tampa Stadium
13 November 29, 1981 at Minnesota Vikings W 35-23 Metropolitan Stadium
14 December 6, 1981 Detroit Lions W 31-17 Lambeau Field
15 December 13, 1981 at New Orleans Saints W 35-7 Louisiana Superdome
16 December 20, 1981 at New York Jets L 28-3 Shea Stadium



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