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A photo discovered in a secondhand store depicts the famous Packer sweep of the great teams of the Vince Lombardi era in Green Bay. Packers in the picture include Bart Starr (15), Paul Hornung (5), Fuzzy Thurston (63), Jerry Kramer (64), Jim Taylor (31) and Forrest Gregg (75). A note on the back indicates the picture is from the Stiller-Lefebvre collection of Green Bay.

Jon's Joggings: Photo find leads to early Packers, NFL memories

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A series of seemingly unrelated events last week all came together to conger up memories of significant moments in the history of the National Football League.


I purchased an 8 x 10 framed glossy photo of the Green Bay Packers in action in a secondhand store in River Falls. Later I heard of the death of former Detroit Lions great Alex Karras.

What do these two things have in common? Well, I'll tell you.

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