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Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Thursday, May 16, 2013 5:25:45 PM(UTC)
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#2 Posted : Thursday, May 16, 2013 6:35:50 PM(UTC)
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It's hard to argue against any of those picks, just maybe in favor of others. I hope nobody feels the need to denigrate Favre.
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#3 Posted : Friday, May 17, 2013 5:20:45 PM(UTC)
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I'm not sure Vince's sculpture would agree to be on the same monument with Lambeau's sculpture. Reportedly, they did NOT get along...
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#4 Posted : Friday, May 17, 2013 8:57:59 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: macbob Go to Quoted Post
I'm not sure Vince's sculpture would agree to be on the same monument with Lambeau's sculpture. Reportedly, they did NOT get along...


What was the story behind that?

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#5 Posted : Saturday, May 18, 2013 5:34:32 AM(UTC)
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What was the story behind that?


The Board of Directors was cutting Lambeau out of the action. He wanted to stay in power even when he had lost his abilities. It made him mad. Years later when Lombardi became coach he didn't need the grief nor someone meddling in his operation.

here is the story
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#6 Posted : Saturday, May 18, 2013 10:32:24 AM(UTC)
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I would replace Kramer with Hutson and Favre with Starr, and here's why...

Hutson was the most dominant receiver in history. I remember reading that his tenure was referred to simply as "The Hutson era" If I had to pick two WR to start on the all-time list, it's Hutson and Rice.

While I would rgue Favre was a better QB than Starr, Starr was more representative of the team and its character, not to mention winning multiple championships. It was his play call at the end of the ice bowl that became the most recognizeable single play of that dynasty. And not to denigrate Favre too much, but he didn't just leave or retire at the end of his career, but he jerked the team around in doing it. If we're talking a "Mt. Rushmore" I would prefer to have faces on it that were Packers first and players second.

In Lambbeau, Lombardi, Hutson and Starr, you have four men with whom the team is identified even more than they are identified with the team.
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#7 Posted : Monday, May 20, 2013 11:09:56 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: macbob Go to Quoted Post
I'm not sure Vince's sculpture would agree to be on the same monument with Lambeau's sculpture. Reportedly, they did NOT get along...


What two statues are outside of Lambeau Fields Atrium?
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#8 Posted : Monday, May 20, 2013 12:24:11 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
What two statues are outside of Lambeau Fields Atrium?


I believe he is referring to these.

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#9 Posted : Monday, May 20, 2013 6:16:55 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: wpr Go to Quoted Post
I believe he is referring to these.

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seems to be some finger-pointing going on hahahaha.

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#10 Posted : Monday, May 20, 2013 7:37:33 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: texaspackerbacker Go to Quoted Post
seems to be some finger-pointing going on hahahaha.



Looks like Curly's about to deck Vince with that football...
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#11 Posted : Monday, May 20, 2013 9:10:11 PM(UTC)
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He's just telling Vince to go long.Laughing
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