1995 Green Bay Packers season: Wikis

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1995 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Mike Holmgren
Home field Lambeau Field
Results
Record 11-5
Place 1st NFC Central
Playoff finish Won NFC Wild Card
Won NFC Divisional Playoff
Lost NFC Championship
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1994 1996

The 1995 Green Bay Packers season ended with a 38-27 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in the NFC Championship game.[1] Packers' quarterback Brett Favre was named the NFL's Most Valuable Player, the first of three such awards he would win.[2] This was the first season that the Packers played home games at only Lambeau Field, as they had from 1953-1994 played at Lambeau and Milwaukee County Stadium.

Contents

Offseason

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1995 NFL draft

With their 3rd pick (66th overall) in the 1995 NFL draft, the Packers selected future All-Pro fullback William Henderson,[3] a player who would remain with the Packers for over 13 seasons.[4]

1995 NFL Draft selections
Round Sel# Player Pos. College
1 32 Craig Newsome DB Arizona State
3 65 Darius Holland DT Colorado
3 66 William Henderson FB North Carolina
3 73 Brian Williams OLB Southern California
3 90 Antonio Freeman WR Virginia Tech
4 117 Jeff Miller T Mississippi
5 160 Jay Barker QB Alabama
5 170 Travis Jervey RB Citadel
6 173 Charlie Simmons WR Georgia Tech
7 230 Adam Timmerman G South Dakota State

Personnel

Roster

1995 Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Rookies in italics

Staff

1995 Green Bay Packers staff

Front Office

  • Executive Vice President/General Manager – Ron Wolf

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Kent Johnson

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Regular season

The Packers finished with an 11-5 record, clinching the NFC Central crown by a slim 1-game margin over the Detroit Lions.[1]

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 3, 1995 St. Louis Rams L 17-14
2 September 11, 1995 at Chicago Bears W 27-24
3 September 17, 1995 New York Giants W 14-6
4 September 24, 1995 at Jacksonville Jaguars W 24-14
5 Bye
6 October 8, 1995 at Dallas Cowboys L 34-24
7 October 15, 1995 Detroit Lions W 30-21
8 October 22, 1995 Minnesota Vikings W 38-21
9 October 29, 1995 at Detroit Lions L 24-16
10 November 5, 1995 at Minnesota Vikings L 27-24
11 November 12, 1995 Chicago Bears W 35-28
12 November 19, 1995 at Cleveland Browns W 31-20
13 November 26, 1995 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 35-13
14 December 3, 1995 Cincinnati Bengals W 24-10
15 December 10, 1995 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 13-10
16 December 16, 1995 at New Orleans Saints W 34-23
17 December 24, 1995 Pittsburgh Steelers W 24-19

Standings

NFC Central
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Green Bay Packers 11 5 0 .688 404 314
Detroit Lions 10 6 0 .625 436 336
Chicago Bears 9 7 0 .563 392 360
Minnesota Vikings 8 8 0 .500 412 385
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 7 9 0 .438 238 335

Playoffs

Week Date Opponent Result
Wildcard December 31, 1995 Atlanta Falcons W 37-20
Division January 6, 1996 at San Francisco 49ers W 27-17
Conference Championship January 14, 1996 at Dallas Cowboys L 38-27

Awards and records

Milestones

  • Brett Favre, 1st NFL Season with 4,000 Passing Yards

References

  1. ^ a b "1995 NFL Standings". NFL.com. http://www.nfl.com/history/standings/1995. Retrieved 2007-02-12.  
  2. ^ "List of APMVP winners". sportsline.com. http://sportsline.com/nfl/history/awards/apmvp/. Retrieved 2007-02-10.  
  3. ^ "NFL Draft History - Green Bay Packers". NFL.com. http://www.nfl.com/draft/history/teams/GB. Retrieved 2007-02-12.  
  4. ^ "William Henderson player card". Packers.com. http://www.packers.com/team/players/henderson_william/. Retrieved 2007-02-12.  
  5. ^ "All Time Coaches Database". Packers.com. http://www.packers.com/history/all_time_roster/coaches/. Retrieved 2009-11-13.  
  6. ^ http://www.maxwellfootballclub.org/content/awards/bell/past_bell.htm
  7. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 450
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