Green Bay Packers (4-2) 28, Atlanta Falcons (2-4) 10
Sunday October 26th 1969 (at Green Bay)
Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr (15) scrambles away from Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Dave Cahill (73) at Lambeau Field on Oct. 26, 1969. Falcons defensive ends Claude Humphrey (87) and John Zook (71) are at right. The Packers won 28-10. Press-Gazette Media archives
(GREEN BAY) - Donny Anderson got his chance, and he made the most of it. Anderson lost his starting status to Travis Williams during the preseason when an injury slowed the former Texas Tech All-America. Last week, Williams was injured, and Anderson, who carried the ball only twice this season in five games, was again in the No. 1 backfield. Anderson reeled off 114 yards in 18 carries, his best single-game effort as a pro, to lead Green Bay to a 28-10 win. Prior to Sunday, Anderson's best day rushing was 101 yards against Atlanta last season. The Packers also scored on Dave Hampton's one-yard burst, a three-yard pass from Bart Starr to Marv Fleming, and defensive back Herb Adderley's record-padding 80-yard scamper with an intercepted pass. It was Adderley's seventh touchdown with an interception in his nine-year NFL career, breaking his old mark of six. Atlanta scored in the third period, going 61 yards in 13 plays. Bruce Lemmerman, in his first pro start as quarterback, ran 20 yards to highlight the drive, then scored on a one-yard sneak. That pulled the Falcons to within four points of the Packers, 14-10. But the Packers took the kickoff and put together a 90-yard TD march. Adderley's theft put the game out of reach.
ATLANTA   -  0  3  7  0 - 10
GREEN BAY -  7  7  0 14 - 28
                         ATLANTA     GREEN BAY
First downs                   19            26
Rush-yards-TDs          35-164-1      43-241-2
Comp-Att-Yd-TD-INT  9-19-104-0-1  9-15-107-1-2
Sacked-yards                6-49          2-11
Net pass yards                55            96
Total yards                  219           337
Fumbles-lost                 4-2           2-2
Turnovers                      3             4
Penalties-yards             4-19          3-15
SCORING
1st - GB - Anderson, 14-yard run (Mercer kick) GREEN BAY 7-0
2nd - ATL - Bob Etter, 34-yard field goal GREEN BAY 7-3
2nd - ATL - Hampton, 1-yard run (Mercer kick) GREEN BAY 14-3
3rd - ATL - Bruce Lemmerman, 1-yard run (Etter kick) GREEN BAY 14-10
4th - GB - Fleming, 3-yard pass from Starr (Mercer kick) GREEN BAY 21-10
4th - GB - Adderley, 80-yard interception return (Mercer kick) GREEN BAY 28-10
RUSHING
GREEN BAY - Donny Anderson 18-114 1 TD, Jim Grabowski 11-62, Elijah Pitts 9-47, Bart Starr 1-10, Dave Hampton 4-8 1 TD
ATLANTA - Junior Coffey 12-44, Cannonball Butler 12-40, Bruce Lemmerman 5-38 1 TD, Charlie Bryant 3-23, Jim Mitchell 1-16, Paul Gipson 2-3
PASSING
GREEN BAY - Bart Starr 15-9-107 1 TD 2 INT
ATLANTA - Bruce Lemmerman 19-9-104 1 INT
RECEIVING
GREEN BAY - Marv Fleming 3-41 1 TD, Carroll Dale 2-31, Elijah Pitts 2-22, Jim Grabowski 2-13
ATLANTA - Paul Flatley 5-63, Cannonball Butler 2-10, Jim Mitchell 1-18, Gail Cogdill 1-13