Green Bay Packers: Most Heroic Super Bowl Champion Ever

February 8, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Behold the Power of Cheese.
The state of Wisconsin exports more cheese than any other nation in the world, and that is why it is home to Cheeseheads: both the headgear and the so-nicknamed fans of the World Champion Green Bay Packers.
But there are plenty of other cheese references that can be made with this team. Cliches like "Next man up," and "this team is unified," or "they have been through the fire" apply more to the Packers in 2010 than any team in NFL history.
Green Bay lost the fourth-most games to Opening Day starters in NFL history at 91, winning four more games than any of the other three teams. But that only tells half the story.
There were 15 players on injured reserve at the end of the season. Ten of them were on the defensive side of the ball, where the Packers still finished in the top-five in total yards, passing yards, and points allowed.
Some of those injuries came to players who stepped up to take the place of the injured start...

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