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Packer Receivers of History: Bubba Franks

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We continue the series on Packer Receivers of History with Packer Tight Ends. To read the articles you missed, go to the Packer Receivers of History category page. The Packers drafted Bubba Franks in the first round of the 2000 draft. Coming from the University of Miami, the move to Wisconsin took some getting used to. In fact, following his rookie season, Bubba closed out his town house and headed back to Miami. The problem with that is that, anyone from the great white north knows you can't just turn off the heat in the winter, close the door and…

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Packer Receivers of History: Mark Chmura

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We continue the series on Packer Receivers of History with Packer Tight Ends. To read the articles you missed, go to the Packer Receivers of History category page. Mark Chmura was drafted by the Packers in the sixth round of the 1992 draft. Though he sat out his rookie season after suffering a back injury, he was a part of a very special era of Packer history. (more…)

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Packer Receivers of History: Ed West

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We continue the series on Packer Receivers of History with Packer Tight Ends. To read the articles you missed, go to the Packer Receivers of History category page. The 1984 draft came and went and Ed West, the tight end from Auburn, didn't have a team... (more…)

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When Did You Become a Packer Fan?

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I was born into a fanatical Packer family. Green and gold was running through my umbilical cord when I exited the womb. My first word was "truck," but my second was "Go Pack Go!" If you asked what my favorite color was it was green... and gold. I learned to throw a football before I could even lift a football. For our family, a week was not measured in seven day increments. A week was the length of time from one Packer game to the next Packer game. Growing up a Packer fan in the 1970s and 1980s sucked... and…

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Packer Receivers of History: Paul Coffman

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We continue the series on Packer Receivers of History with Packer Tight Ends. To read the articles you missed, go to the Packer Receivers of History category page. One of the bright spots in the frustrating early 80s was Paul Coffman. He took the "Tight End as a Receiver" approach to a whole new level. (more…)

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