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In the 1960's, The Packers found a gem in DE Willie Davis

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by PWT36, Apr 6, 2006.

  1. PWT36

    PWT36 Cheesehead

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    After all these postings on the preceived negatives by some posters on Packer forums concerning Green Bay and it's Packer franchise. This article about Willie Davis former great defensive end for the Green Bay Packers during 1960"s" Packer glory days" is a positive one.

    Posted Apr. 06, 2006


    Mike Vandermause column: Packers found gem in Davis


    "It will go down as one of the greatest heists in Green Bay Packers history.

    On July 15, 1960, Vince Lombardi traded receiver A.D. Williams to the Cleveland Browns for a little-known, cat-quick defensive end named Willie Davis.

    Williams lasted a grand total of three years in the NFL and had 15 career receptions and one touchdown.

    Davis? He merely became one of the greatest defensive linemen of his era, helping the Packers capture five NFL championships on his way to being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

    What could then-Cleveland coach Paul Brown have been thinking? “I don’t know,â€
     
  2. digsthepack

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    Damn nobodys who turn into top flight pros!!
     
  3. cheesey

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    Re: In the 1960's, The Packers found a gem in DE Willie Davi

    It DOES happen.,.........look at FAVRE.
     
  4. JeezusJuice

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    OH MY GAWD!!!111
     
  5. gopackgo4

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    A little lopsided trade
     

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