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By FS WISCONSIN STAFF  |  Last updated 12/10/13
The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame is growing by twomembers. The team announced that Ahman Green and Ken Ruettgers willbe inducted at a July 19, 2014 banquet. Green, a running back who was obtained through a trade withSeattle in 2000, played eight seasons (2000-06,'09) with the Packers andfinished as the club's all-time rushing leader with 8,322 yards. He also holds franchise records for most yards fromscrimmage (11,048), 1,000-yard seasons (six), 100-yard games (33) and rushingattempts (1,851). From 2000-04, his total yards from scrimmage (9,036) andrushing yards (6,848) were an NFL high. In 2003, Green set the team'ssingle-season rushing mark (1,883 yards), tied the NFL's second-longest run (98yards) and set the franchise's single-season touchdown mark (20). Green alsowas a four-time Pro Bowl selection (2001-04). Ruettgers, a first-round draft pick in 1985, played 12 yearsfor the Packers (1985-96) and was a fixture at left tackle for more than adecade. Anchoring a line that helped establish a new championship era for theteam, winning a Super Bowl ring in his final season. Ruettgers, who was a dominant pass blocker for the likes ofDon Majkowski and Brett Favre, authored a career that was among the longest foran offensive lineman in team history, appearing in 156 career games, with 140starts. He earned team offensive MVP honors in 1989.
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