With 29 days left until the start of the NFL season, our countdown to the big day continues.
Sunday, Sept. 11, is the day when the Green Bay Packers travel to Jacksonville to take on the upstart Jaguars in the season opener.
Today we move on to #29 – a number that’s been worn by a total of 15 different players since 1950.
However, aside from Casey Hayward, the most recent player wearing the number, there haven’t been many who were outstanding.
But once again we allow John Maxymuk, the author of “Packers by the Numbers: Jersey Numbers and the Players Who Wore them,” to take us back about through the years – once again to those teams of the 1930s – to examine the impact on the franchise by Charley Brock.
Right, but stay with us …
Let’s let Maxymuk explain …