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8. Max McGee (1954, ’57-67)
Although McGee never eclipsed the 1,000 receiving mark with the Packers, he was the teams leading receiver for the majority of his career.
In his rookie season, McGee caught 36 passes for 614 yards and nine touchdowns. His NFL career would then be put on hold as he spent the next two seasons serving as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force. Upon his return, he helped the team to six NFL championship appearances, five NFL championship wins and two Super Bowl titles.
McGee might be best known for what took place during the 1966 season. During the season he only caught four passes for 91 yards and a touchdown as the Packers went 12-2 and advanced to Super Bowl I against the Kansas City Chiefs. McGee did not expect to play in the game and spent the night before the game out on the town.
When Boyd Dowler went down with a separated shoulder on the Packers’ second drive of the game, McGee was forced into the lineup. After borrowing a team mates helmet because he left his in the locker room, he finished the game with 138 receiving yards and two touchdowns helping the Packers win 35-10.