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Legacy of Champions: Packers 1930

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The second installment in our Legacy of Champions series. If you missed the first one, click here to read it. Coming off an undefeated season and their first championship. The Packers launched their 1930 campaign with eight straight wins. This brought their win streak to 23 and had them well on their way to another league championship. (more…)

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Legacy of Champions: Packers 1929

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The first in a series that chronicles the championships of the mighty team from the tiny town of Green Bay, Wisconsin. In 1919, in the tiny town of Green Bay, Wisconsin, a football team was born. Ten years later this rag-tag group of men from a town of 37,000 would stand toe to toe with the Goliaths of the league from cities like Chicago (population 3.37 million in 1929) and New York (population 6.7 million in 1929) and show them how the game of football is played, as they would win championship after championship. (more…)

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Packers #5 Today and Yesteryear

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The Packers have picked up another wide receiver. His name is Omarius Hines and he'll wear #5 for the Packers. The signing itself isn't earth-shattering. What shocks me is the fact that he'll be wearing #5. It's a little surprising to me that the Packers have not retired that number. I realize we can't retire every number but the things Paul Hornung did were huge in an era when the Packers were the dominant force in the NFL. (more…)

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Before There Were Helmets: Clarke Hinkle

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A continuation of our series on Packer greats from before the 1943 NFL helmet rule. If you missed the others in the series, you can find them here. Clarke Hinkle was the Packers' fullback/linebacker from 1932 to 1941. He earned the nickname of Battering Ram in college, and Packer fans soon found out why. (more…)

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Before There Were Helmets: Tony Canadeo

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A continuation of our series on Packer greats from before the 1943 NFL helmet rule. If you missed the others in the series, you can find them here. Tony Canadeo entered the league in 1941, just two years before the helmet rule. He started his career with the Packers, ended his career with the Packers, and continued contributing to the organization long after he had hung up his cleats. (more…)

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