With 40 days left until the start of the NFL season, our countdown to the big day continues.
Over the course of the next 40 days we focus on the number that represents the days remaining … and for today that number is 41 and 40, having missed my deadline for my post dedicated to #41.
Today we focus in on numbers 41 and 40.
Here are two numbers that have not been worn all that well in Green Bay. At #41, you might remember the likes of Tom Flynn and Spencer Havner, but most likely have no idea that Jim Burrow, Marvin Johnson and Bill Robinson even played for the Packers.
And how about #40?
John Maxymuk, the author of “Packers by the Numbers: Jersey Numbers and the Players Who Wore them,” focuses in on Robinson and Ivery in his chapters on #41 and #40 for reasons that we will let him explain.
So, we start with Robinson … turn the page …