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 selection in the 1963 dra...