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If there wasn't a picture of Vince Lombardi available, you better believe there was no Jerry Kramer. I'm iffy on the legalities of some stuff, and while I certainly am no stranger to trouble, I'd hate to get B/R in hot water, so no picture.
I'm sure you're tired; there was a ridiculous amount of written content in this slide-show and I do apologize. These are my favorite Packers, I had to do them justice. Let's wrap this up.
Jerry Kramer was a stellar offensive guard, sometimes place-kicker, on the Lombardi-era Packers.
Kramer had an amazing career, being selected as an All-Pro five times, but he struggled constantly with injuries.
I never saw him play; it was before my time. The reason he's first on the list is that he wrote a book.
Yep. It's called "Instant Replay," and it's about his time with Lombardi in Green Bay. If you're a Packers fan, or just a fan of football, I'd suggest reading it; it's amazing. Really, truly, a great book.
I read it when I was 11-years-old and it made me a Packers fan before I had ever seen them play. I don't know what team I'd be rooting for today if I hadn't had that huge stroke of luck. It might have been the Dolphins. Thank you Mr. Kramer, I owe you a lot.
And thanks to you, the three or four people who've stuck with it until the bitter end. I hope you'll join me soon for a much more concise Top 10, in which we'll look at my 10 least favorite Packers.
That's going to require some digging. Right now, I can only think of two...