Category: ‘Retired Packers’

Brett Favre Denies Offer to Join St. Louis Rams
October 24th, 2013 at 9:21 AM
The Green Bay Packers (4-2) have moved on since the summer of 2008 and former legendary Packers quarterback Brett Favre apparently has as well. Favre, who retired after the 2007 and 2008 seasons before retiring again after the 2010 NFL season became a player with a reputation to never retire from the...

Green Bay Packers All-time Leading Scorer Longwell Retires as a Packer
August 12th, 2013 at 4:32 PM
Former NFL kicker Ryan Longwell has informed the Green Bay Packers he intends to retire as a Packer, according to Packers General Manager Ted Thompson. From 1997-2005, Longwell scored a franchise record 1,054 points. Longwell made 226 field goals in 277 attempts (81.5%) and made 376 of 380 extra point attempts (98.9%)...

Green Bay Packers Legendary Linebacker Dave Robinson to Be Inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame
August 2nd, 2013 at 5:40 PM
Green Bay Packers legendary outside linebacker Dave Robinson will be the 22nd Packer player inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Robinson will be the third and final member from hall of fame head coach Vince Lombardi’s defensive left-side (starring Robinson, defensive end Willie Davis, and cornerback...

Green Bay Packers Legend of the Past: Vince Lombardi (Part II)
July 25th, 2013 at 4:06 PM
Before Vince Lombardi and the Green Bay Packers returned to NFL glory, Lombardi, who reportedly lacked any kind of drive or ambition before he had begun coaching football, dealt with a hardship which had haunted him since he was a child—racism and prejudice. Lombardi, who was the offensive coordinator for the...

Green Bay Packers Legends of the Past: Reggie White (Part II)
July 24th, 2013 at 6:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** The year before the "cornerstone and foundation" of the Green Bay Packer's arrival in ‘93, the team was the 23rd-ranked NFL defense. In White’s inaugural year in Green Bay, the defense jumped 21 spots, ranking 2nd in the league. One player usually doesn’t make a significant difference in the NFL—White...