St. Louis Cardinals 31, Green Bay Packers (3-2) 10
PRE-SEASON - Saturday September 2nd 1972 (at Green Bay)
(GREEN BAY) - Tight end Jackie Smith scored two touchdowns and set up a third with a 23-yard pass reception Saturday night to spark the Cardinals to a 31-10 victory over the Packers. Four of St. Louis' scores were set up by Packer mistakes, a low center snap, a low trajectory punt and two fumbled punts by rookie Bob Hudson. MacArthur Lane, an ex-Cardinal, rushed for 91 yards in 20 carries and scored Green Bay's lone touchdown on a five-yard run.
ST. LOUIS -  3 14  7  7 - 31
GREEN BAY -  7  0  3  0 - 10
                       ST. LOUIS     GREEN BAY
First downs                   15            13
Rush-yards                38-139        22-144
Comp-Att-Yd-TD-INT  8-14-136-1-2   6-16-98-0-1
Sacked                       -23            -8
Net passing yards            113            90
Total yards                  252           234
Fumbles lost                   0             2
Turnovers                      2             3
Yards penalized               75            63
SCORING
1st - STL - Jim Bakken, 34-yard field goal ST. LOUIS 3-0
1st - GB - Lane, 5-yard run (Marcol kick) GREEN BAY 7-3
2nd - STL - Donny Anderson, 1-yard run (Bakken kick) ST. LOUIS 10-7
2nd - STL - Jackie Smith, 17-yard run (Bakken kick) ST. LOUIS 17-7
3rd - GB - Marcol, 20-yard field goal ST. LOUIS 17-10
3rd - STL - Smith, 5-yard pass from Jim Hart (Bakken kick) ST. LOUIS 24-10
4th - STL - Johnny Roland, 29-yard run (Bakken kick) ST. LOUIS 31-10
​RUSHING
GREEN BAY - MacArthur Lane 10-91 1 TD, Perry Williams 6-38, Leland Glass 1-10, Dave Hampton 5-5
ST. LOUIS - Johnny Roland 16-74 1 TD, Bobby Moore 2-20, Jackie Smith 1-17 1 TD, Craig Baynham 5-14, Donny Anderson 9-9 1 TD, Leon Burns 5-5
PASSING
GREEN BAY - Scott Hunter 16-6-98 1 INT
ST. LOUIS - Jim Hart 10-6-73 1 TD 1 INT, Tim Van Galder 4-2-63 1 INT
RECEIVING
GREEN BAY - Dave Hampton 3-43, Perry Williams 2-42, Carroll Dale 1-13
ST. LOUIS - Bobby Moore 2-51, Craig Baynham 2-34, Jackie Smith 2-28 2 TD, Donny Anderson 2-23