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Ten Lombardi-era Packers and their coach have been in the Pro Football Hall of Fame for years, but Canton is making room for an 11th, and likely final, Green Bay player from that era.
Linebacker Dave Robinson, who played the first 10 of his 12 NFL seasons with the Packers and was a member of three NFL-champion and two Super Bowl-champion teams, was voted in to the Hall as a senior candidate Saturday.
"On behalf of the Green Bay Packers, I want to congratulate Dave on his well-deserved election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame," Packers PresidentCEO Mark Murphy said in a statement. "He was such a vital part of those great defenses in the 1960s that helped the team win NFL championships and Super Bowl titles under Vince Lombardi. Dave's contributions to the Packers have not been limited to the field, as he has also been a great ambassador for the organization over the years. We are thrilled that he received this honor."
Robinson, 71, was the 14th overall s...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The temperature at Lambeau Field was a frigid 0 degrees Friday morning, with a wind chill of 20 below zero. But that didn't stop an estimated 600-plus die-hard Packers fans from waiting in line outside for hours for a chance to get tickets to Donald Driver's Wednesday retirement ceremony.With only 1,000 of the free tickets available, each person who made...
Packers WR Greg Jennings discussed his future while appearing on “The Finsiders” this week.
Jennings was pretty direct in regards to his interest in playing for the Dolphins and head coach Joe Philbin next season.
“Joe, how you doing. Remember me?” said Jennings.
He added that he has “a great relationship” with Philbin and even referred to him as “one of [his...
Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers reunited on a public stage for the first time since Favre retired following the 2010 NFL season.
The relationship between the two was an interesting one. Rodgers was selected in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers and expected to eventually replace an aging Favre. He sat on the bench for three seasons and finally thought he...
No one expected these two guys to show up at the same place at the same time -- maybe ever -- but there they were, former Packers quarterback Brett Favre and the player who took his job five years ago, Aaron Rodgers.
Though the two never had a very warm relationship in their three seasons together with the Packers -- and certainly haven't had one since Favre retired, unretired...
Today is the eighth day of FOX Sports Wisconsin Packers writer Paul Imig's offseason evaluations of every player on Green Bay's roster. Click here for all of Paul's previous evaluations and come back every day through mid-March for Paul's in-depth film and statistical analysis. Coming up soon:
Tuesday, Feb. 5: TE Tom Crabtree
Wednesday, Feb. 6: K Mason Crosby
In the years since Brett Favre moved on from Green Bay and eventually retired (with pit stops in New York and Minnesota), it’s been discovered that the relationship between the legendary quarterback and his successor, Aaron Rodgers, was bristly at best.
That’s surely why the NFL put the two former MVPs together to present the AP Comeback Player of the Year award at the NFL Honors...
Greg Jennings is going to be a free agent and seems to have a clear interest in joining his former coach, Joe Philbin, in Miami.
You may remember that Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers didn’t end well. There was that whole Aaron Rodgers is the guy-taking-your-job / don’t-let-the-door-hit-you-in-the-ass-on the-way-out / what-do-you-mean-you-aren’t-retiring thing. Saturday, the two former teammates were on stage to present the NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award. They had banter before...
Greg Jennings is preparing for free agency this off-season. The almost 30-year old wide receiver has spent his whole career in Green Bay but when news broke that he put his home up for sale, many are assuming his time is up with the Packers.
If it is, the time comes for Jennings to decide where he will want to play next. And at least one destination makes a lot of sense.
If this happened on ESPN, they would force Joe Flacco to offer a sincere apology on the podium while accepting the Vince Lombardi Trophy. It's not quite a wardrobe malfunction, but it's always nice to get one past the censors with 110 million people watching at home.
The Baltimore Ravens have returned to the proverbial
‘top of the mountain’ in the NFL as they hoisted the Vince Lombardi trophy for
the second time in franchise history after defeating the 49ers 34-31in Super
This Super Bowl was definitely one to remember with
the game beginning with what looked like a rout as the Ravens scored 21 points to
the 49ers six points...