It was certainly a different time and era in NFL history, but today’s look at Packers history – provided by the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame – gives a unique look at two players who would go on to be stars with the team.
Running backs Donny Anderson and Jim Grabowski were two of those players who ushered in the era when contract negotiating between two competing leagues – the National Football League and the American Football League – led to salaries that reached into the six-figure realm.
In those days, that kind of money was equivalent to millions. It certainly changed the game and was a precursor to what we see today.
But I digress.
Check out the posting below which highlights the fact that these two Packers picks played in the East-West college game as opponents.