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2000 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Mike Sherman
Home field Lambeau Field
Results
Record 9-7
Place 3rd NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers 1
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1999 2001

The 2000 Green Bay Packers season was the first season for which Mike Sherman was the head coach of the team.[1] Sherman was the thirteenth head coach in franchise history.[2] The Packers finished 9-7, failing to qualify for the playoffs.[3] The Packers total offense ranked 15th in the league, and their total defense ranked 15th in the league.[4]

Contents

Offseason

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2000 NFL draft

With their first pick (14th overall) in the 2000 NFL draft, the Packers selected future all-pro tight end Bubba Franks.[5]

2000 NFL Draft selections
Round Sel# Player Pos. College
1 14 Bubba Franks TE Miami
2 44 Chad Clifton T Tennessee
3 74 Steve Warren NT Nebraska
4 98 Na'il Diggs OLB Ohio State
4 114 Anthony Lucas WR Arkansas
4 126 Gary Berry FS Ohio State
5 149 Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila DE San Diego State
5 151 Joey Jamison WR Texas Southern
7 224 Mark Tauscher T Wisconsin
7 229 Ron Moore DT N.W. Oklahoma
7 242 Charles Lee WR Central Florida
7 249 Eugene McCaslin LB Florida
7 252 Rondell Mealey RB Louisiana State

Players highlighted in yellow indicate players selected to the Pro Bowl during their NFL career.

Notable transactions

  • March 31, 2000 – The New Orleans Saints send their 3rd Round Pick and K.D. Williams to the Green Bay Packers in exchange for Quarterback Aaron Brooks and Tight End Lamont Hall.[6]

Personnel

Roster

2000 Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Practice Squad

Injured Reserve

Rookies in italics

Staff

2000 Green Bay Packers staff

Front Office

  • Executive Vice President/General Manager – Ron Wolf

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

  • Special Teams – Frank Novak

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Barry Rubin
  • Strength and Conditioning Assistant – Mark Lovat

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Preseason results

Date Opponent Result Game site Record
August 4, 2000 New York Jets W 37-24 Lambeau Field 1-0
August 13, 2000 Denver Broncos L 20-26 Mile High Stadium 1-1
August 21, 2000 Miami Dolphins L 14-17 Dolphin Stadium 1-2
August 26, 2000 Cleveland Browns W 34-33 Lambeau Field 2-2

Regular season

Schedule

The Packers finished with a 9-7 record in 3rd place in the NFC Central division, ahead of the 9-7 Detroit Lions due to a divisional tiebreaker.[3]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record
1 September 3, 2000 New York Jets L 16-20 Lambeau Field 0-1
2 September 10, 2000 Buffalo Bills L 18-27 Ralph Wilson Stadium 0-2
3 September 17, 2000 Philadelphia Eagles W 6-3 Lambeau Field 1-2
4 September 24, 2000 Arizona Cardinals W 29-3 Sun Devil Stadium 2-2
5 October 1, 2000 Chicago Bears L 24-27 Lambeau Field 2-3
6 October 8, 2000 Detroit Lions L 24-31 Pontiac Silverdome 2-4
7 October 15, 2000 San Francisco 49ers W 31-28 Lambeau Field 3-4
8 Bye
9 October 29, 2000 Miami Dolphins L 20-28 Dolphin Stadium 3-5
10 November 6, 2000 Minnesota Vikings W 26-20 Lambeau Field 4-5
11 November 12, 2000 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 15-20 Raymond James Stadium 4-6
12 November 19, 2000 Indianapolis Colts W 26-24 Lambeau Field 5-6
13 November 27, 2000 Carolina Panthers L 14-31 Ericsson Stadium 5-7
14 December 3, 2000 Chicago Bears W 28-6 Soldier Field 6-7
15 December 10, 2000 Detroit Lions W 26-13 Lambeau Field 7-7
16 December 17, 2000 Minnesota Vikings W 33-28 Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome 8-7
17 December 24, 2000 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 17-14 Lambeau Field 9-7

Standings

NFC Central
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Minnesota Vikings 11 5 0 .688 397 371
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 6 0 .625 388 269
Green Bay Packers 9 7 0 .563 353 323
Detroit Lions 9 7 0 .563 307 307
Chicago Bears 5 11 0 .313 216 355

Best performances

  • Brett Favre, Week 5, 333 Passing Yards vs. Chicago
  • Brett Favre, Week 12, 301 Passing Yards vs. Indianapolis
  • Antonio Freeman, Week 7, 116 receiving yards vs. San Francisco
  • Antonio Freeman, Week 10, 118 receiving yards vs. Minnesota
  • Ahman Green, Week 12, 153 rushing yards vs. Indianapolis
  • Ahman Green, Week 15, 118 rushing yards vs. Detroit
  • Ahman Green, Week 16, 161 rushing yards vs. Minnesota
  • Bill Schroeder, Week 12, 155 receiving yards vs. Indianapolis
  • Bill Schroeder, Week 14, 119 receiving yards vs. Chicago

Awards and records

  • Na'il Diggs, PFW/Pro Football Writers of America All-Rookie Team [8]
  • Brett Favre, NFC Leader, Passing Attempts (580)
  • Ryan Longwell, NFC Special Teams Player of the Week, Week 3
  • Ryan Longwell, NFC Special Teams Player of the Week, Week 16 [9]
  • Ryan Longwell, NFC Leader, Field Goals Made (33)
  • Ryan Longwell, NFC Leader, Field Goals Attempted (38)
  • Allen Rossum, NFC Special Teams Player of the Week, Week 12 [9]
  • Darren Sharper, NFL Leader, Interceptions (9)
  • Darren Sharper, All-NFL Team (selected by Associated Press and Pro Football Weekly)
  • Darren Sharper, Associated Press All-Pro Selection
  • Darren Sharper, Pro Football Writers of America All-Pro Selection

References

  1. ^ "Mike Sherman player card". ESPN.com. http://sports-att.espn.go.com/nfl/players/coach?id=26. Retrieved 2007-02-09.  
  2. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p.121
  3. ^ a b "2000 NFL standings". NFL.com. http://www.nfl.com/history/standings/2000. Retrieved 2007-02-09.  
  4. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 215
  5. ^ "NFL Draft History - Green Bay Packers". NFL.com. http://www.nfl.com/draft/history/teams/GB. Retrieved 2007-02-09.  
  6. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 156
  7. ^ "All Time Coaches Database". Packers.com. http://www.packers.com/history/all_time_roster/coaches/. Retrieved 2009-11-14.  
  8. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 203
  9. ^ a b NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 202
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