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Where does Dez play in 2018? The poll says Green Bay

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TOFN podcast: Jerry Kramer revisits the 1960 NFL title game

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Bryant caught 88 passes for 1,320 yards and an NFL-leading 16 touchdowns in his contract year in 2014. But in the three seasons since then, Bryant has caught a combined 17 TD passes. He was a league-leader in dropped passes in 2017.

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Kramer endured that 1-10-1 season as a rookie in 1958, but was a starter of Lombardi teams that finished 7-5 in 1959 and 8-4 in 1960. He played in the 1960 title game despite suffering a detached retina in late November.

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Former NFL coach and GM Mike Holmgren lists the traits he values most in young quarterbacks on the latest Talk of Fame Network podcast.

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Former Green Bay guard Jerry Kramer relives the moment he was told he was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame after waiting 45 years.

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Former Green Bay guard Jerry Kramer tells the Talk of Fame Network how he felt when he was tapped for the Pro Football Hall of Fame after waiting 45 years.

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Jerry Kramer is the only member of the NFL’s 50th anniversary team not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and that’s puzzling … because it’s the Hall’s  voters who chose the 50th anniversary team. Yet, for some reason, they’ve kept him out of Canton for over four decades. That doesn’t mean Kramer hasn’t had …

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Former Green Bay safety LeRoy Butler says he was “elated” and “shocked” when he heard he finally made the cut as a Hall-of-Fame semifinalist.

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Former Green Bay Packers’ guard Jerry Kramer explains why he thought his dreams of reaching the Pro Football Hall of Fame were over … and why he was “OK’ with it.

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Former Green Bay guard Jerry Kramer is one of two senior nominees for the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018, and, in tribute to him, we reprint a State Your Case — first published in 2014 — arguing for his inclusion.

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LaVern Dilweg was the greatest two-way end of his day and a 1920s’ all-decade player. So why has be been passed over by the Hall of Fame for nearly 100 years? Blame Don Hutson.

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How did Hall-of-Famer Paul Hornung win the 1956 Heisman when his Notre Dame football team couldn’t win, period? He tells us on the latest Talk of Fame Network broadcast.

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Green Bay great Paul Hornung calls the failure of former teammate Jerry Kramer to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame “the greatest injustice I’ve ever seen in the NFL.”

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So misery loves company. Well, then, color the Washington Redskins tickled pink. Once upon a time, and not too long ago, the Redskins were the leading actors in Free Agents Gone Wrong. Their 2009 signing of defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth generally is regarded as the worst example of free-agent spending … or overspending … since that …

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