Tag Archive: Packer Receivers

Packer Receivers of History: Marv Fleming

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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. Marv Fleming followed right on the tails of Ron Kramer as the next great Packers Tight End. Like many others in that era, Marv was drafted by teams in both the NFL and AFL. He was drafted in the 9th round of the AFL draft by the Denver Broncos. He turned the Broncos down when he was drafted in the 11th round of the NFL draft by the powerhouse of pro football,…

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Packer Receivers of History: Donald Driver

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A continuation of the Packer Receivers of History series. To read the articles you missed, go to the Packer Receivers of History category page. Donald Driver's story is a heartwarming one for anyone who loves a rags to riches story. Anyone who begins their NFL career as a 7th round draft pick generally hopes to simply make the team. They rarely believe they will become one of the team's all-time top players in the organization's history. This is not what Donald Driver believed. Nor is it what he achieved. (more…)

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Packer Receivers of History: Robert Brooks

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A continuation of the Packer Receivers of History series. To read the articles you missed, go to the Packer Receivers of History category page. Robert Brooks was always a fan favorite. That may have been because, as an undersized receiver, he had that emotional, "cheering for the underdog to succeed" quality, or it may have just been that he was simply electric to watch on the field. Either way, Brooks found his way into the hearts of Packer fans everywhere and into the history books of the greatest sports franchise in history. (more…)

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Receivers of Packer History: Sterling Sharpe

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A continuation of the Packer Receivers of History series. To read the articles you missed, go to the Packer Receivers of History category page. Sterling Sharpe's career with the Packers is a classic example of a super star career that ended too early. The Packers made Sharpe the seventh pick of the 1988 draft and he made an impact almost immediately. (more…)

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Packer Receivers of History: James Lofton

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A continuation of the Packer Receivers of History series. To read the articles you missed, go to the Packer Receivers of History category page. Overshadowed by the dark ages of Packer history. James Lofton's Herculean effort as a receiver was not enough to keep the team winning much less earn it a championship bid. Still, he was one of the most amazing Packers to play the game and a awe-inspiring deep threat. (more…)

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