Green Bay Replay Dick Schaap

ISBN: 9780380975952

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289 pages


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Green Bay Replay  by  Dick Schaap

Green Bay Replay by Dick Schaap
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Thirty years after Vince Lombardis Green Bay Packers dominated the National Football League by winning five championships in seven years, the Pack is back, world championships once again. GREEN BAY REPLAY is the intimate story of the Packers heroicMoreThirty years after Vince Lombardis Green Bay Packers dominated the National Football League by winning five championships in seven years, the Pack is back, world championships once again.

GREEN BAY REPLAY is the intimate story of the Packers heroic revival, and two highly emotional relationships. The first is between the people of a modest northeast Wisconsin town and what is literally the towns team, the only civically owned non-profit franchise in major professional sports. The second id between the men who lifted Green Bay to the top n the 1960s, and the players who scaled that peak again three decades later: Bart Starr and Brett Favre, Willie Davis and Reggie White, Max McGee and Desmond Howard, Paul Hornung and Edgar Bennett, Wille Wood and Eugene Robinson, Herb Adderley and LeRoy Butler--heroes of the past and leaders for the future.The older men created the dynasty, but through the nest twenty-five years after Lombardi stepped down, the Packers enjoyed only five winning seasons and won only one post-season game.

This agonizing slump frustrated the team and five different head coaches, all of whom departed with losing records, all haunted by Lombardis intimidating legacy.But in 1992 head coach Mike Holmgren, general manager Ron Wolf, and quarterback Brett Favre landed in Green Bay, and explosive combination that immediately reversed the Packers fortune.

They became winners first, then champions, heading toward the Super Bowl eager to return to a joyful Green Bay the coveted champions trophy that is named after the teams legendary head coach.Thirty years after Vince Lombardis Green Bay Packers dominated the National Football League by winning five championships in seven years, the Pack is back, world championships once again. GREEN BAY REPLAY is the intimate story of the Packers heroic revival, and two highly emotional relationships.The first is between the people of a modest northeast Wisconsin town and what is literally the towns team, the only civically owned non-profit franchise in major professional sports.

The second id between the men who lifted Green Bay to the top n the 1960s, and the players who scaled that peak again three decades later: Bart Starr and Brett Favre, Willie Davis and Reggie White, Max McGee and Desmond Howard, Paul Hornung and Edgar Bennett, Wille Wood and Eugene Robinson, Herb Adderley and LeRoy Butler--heroes of the past and leaders for the future.The older men created the dynasty, but through the nest twenty-five years after Lombardi stepped down, the Packers enjoyed only five winning seasons and won only one post-season game.

This agonizing slump frustrated the team and five different head coaches, all of whom departed with losing records, all haunted by Lombardis intimidating legacy.But in 1992 head coach Mike Holmgren, general manager Ron Wolf, and quarterback Brett Favre landed in Green Bay, and explosive combination that immediately reversed the Packers fortune. They became winners first, then champions, heading toward the Super Bowl eager to return to a joyful Green Bay the coveted champions trophy that is named after the teams legendary head coach.



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