Green Bay Packers (4-7-2) 31, Chicago Bears (6-7) 10
Sunday December 12th 1971 (at Green Bay)
(GREEN BAY) - On Ray Nitschke Day, as he makes his last start as a Packer, rookie RB John Brockington rushed 20 times for 63 yards to lift his season total to 1,032 yards. He becomes the fourth rookie in NFL history to surpass the 1,000-yard mark. Another rookie, QB Scott Hunter, paced the Packer offense with a 77-yard pass to Carroll Dale in the first quarter to lead Green Bay to a win in its home finale.
CHICAGO   -  7  0  3  0 - 10
GREEN BAY -  7  0 14 10 - 31
                         CHICAGO     GREEN BAY
First downs                   13            15
Rush-yards-TDs           24-61-0      43-115-3
Comp-Att-Yd-TD-INT 11-29-200-1-1  7-14-182-1-1
Sacked-yards                1-14           1-2
Net pass yards               186           180
Total yards                  247           295
Fumbles-lost                 4-2           3-1
Turnovers                      3             2
Penalties-yards             3-15          5-35
SCORING
1st - GB - Dale, 77-yard pass from Hunter (Webster kick) GREEN BAY 7-0
1st- CHI - Dick Gordon, 31-yard pass from Kent Nix (Mac Percival kick) TIED 7-7
3rd - GB - Brockington, 6-yard run (Webster kick) GREEN BAY 14-7
3rd - GB - Hunter, 1-yard run (Webster kick) GREEN BAY 21-7
3rd - CHI - Percival, 12-yard field goal GREEN BAY 21-10
4th - GB - Starr, 1-yard run (Webster kick) GREEN BAY 28-10
4th - GB - Webster, 27-yard field goal GREEN BAY 31-10
RUSHING
GREEN BAY - John Brockington 20-63 1 TD, Donny Anderson 13-38, Scott Hunter 3-13 1 TD, Perry Williams 1-3, Bart Starr 1-1 1 TD, Dave Hampton 5-(-3)
CHICAGO - Joe Moore 9-20, Cyril Pinder 4-16, Bobby Douglass 2-16, Bill Tucker 5-14, Jim Grabowski 1-0, Kent Nix 1-(-2), Jim Harrison 2-(-3)
PASSING
GREEN BAY - Scott Hunter 12-6-169 1 TD 1 INT, Bart Starr 1-1-13, Donny Anderson 1-0-0
CHICAGO - Kent Nix 18-7-149 1 TD 1 INT, Bobby Douglass 11-4-51
RECEIVING
GREEN BAY - Dave Davis 3-46, John Brockington 2-34, Carroll Dale 1-77 1 TD, Rich McGeorge 1-25
CHICAGO - Dick Gordon 3-80, George Farmer 2-45 1 TD, Joe Moore 2-22, Jim Seymour 1-21, Bob Wallace 1-19, Bill Tucker 1-7, Jim Harrison 1-6