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1960 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Vince Lombardi
Home field Lambeau Field
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record 8-4
Place 1st NFL Western
Playoff finish Lost NFL Championship
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1959 1961

The 1960 Green Bay Packers season was their 40th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 8-4 record under coach Vince Lombardi, earning them a first place finish in the Western Conference. The Packers ended the season by losing to the Philadelphia Eagles 17-13 in the NFL Championship Game. It would be the only championship game loss the Packers would suffer under Vince Lombardi.

Contents

Offseason

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NFL Draft

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 25, 1960 Chicago Bears L 17-14
2 October 2, 1960 Detroit Lions W 28-9
3 October 9, 1960 Baltimore Colts W 35-21
4 October 23, 1960 San Francisco 49ers W 41-14
5 October 30, 1960 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 19-13
6 November 6, 1960 at Baltimore Colts L 38-24
7 November 13, 1960 Dallas Cowboys W 41-7
8 November 20, 1960 Los Angeles Rams L 33-31
9 November 24, 1960 at Detroit Lions L 23-10
10 December 4, 1960 at Chicago Bears W 41-13
11 December 10, 1960 at San Francisco 49ers W 13-0
12 December 17, 1960 at Los Angeles Rams W 35-21

Playoffs

Week Date Opponent Result
Championship December 26, 1960 at Philadelphia Eagles L 17-13

Standings

Western Conference
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Green Bay Packers 8 4 0 .667 332 209
Detroit Lions 7 5 0 .583 239 212
San Francisco 49ers 7 5 0 .583 208 205
Baltimore Colts 6 6 0 .500 288 234
Chicago Bears 5 6 1 .455 194 299
Los Angeles Rams 4 7 1 .364 265 297
Dallas Cowboys 0 11 1 .000 177 369

Roster

Postseason

NFL Championship Game

The 1960 NFL Championship Game would prove to be Packers' coach Vince Lombardi's sole career playoff loss as a coach, and is the Eagles most recent championship.

1 2 3 4 Total
Packers 3 3 0 7 13
Eagles 0 10 0 7 17
  • First Quarter
  • Second Quarter
  • Third Quarter
    • No scoring
  • Fourth Quarter
    • GB-McGee 7 yard pass from Starr (Hornung kick)
    • Phil- Dean 5 run (Walston kick)

Awards and records

  • Tom Moore, NFL Kickoff Return Leader

Milestones

References

Eastern Conference Western Conference
Cleveland Baltimore
NY Giants Chicago
Philadelphia Dallas
Pittsburgh Detroit
St. Louis Green Bay
Washington Los Angeles
San Francisco
1960 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro Bowl
Related: 1960 AFL Season

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