Honoring the lifelong friendship of Willie Davis and Jerry Kramer

Honoring the lifelong friendship of Willie Davis and Jerry Kramer

Born during a pivotal time in the civil rights era, the friendship between NFL Hall of Famers Jerry Kramer and Willie Davis taught the world that human connection can transcend race and time. The Door County Boys and Girls Club celebrates that friendship with a scholarship they’ve named 64/87, in honor of the two men [...]

Lombardi’s captains and the Big Ten Championship

Lombardi’s captains and the Big Ten Championship

They’ll all be gathered around the big screen upstairs on Saturday, just like we will down here, as two Packer family members take the field for the Big Ten Championship game, proof that Coach Lombardi’s legacy lives on Wyatt Davis, grandson of Packer and NFL Hall of Famer and defensive team captain Willie Davis, and [...]

Lombardi’s defensive captain for life

When he described a true friend as someone who "advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably," William Penn might have been describing a fellow William, former Packer great Willie Davis. Davis, a Hall of Fame football player and a defensive lineman for the Green Bay Packers [...]