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Remembering The Superb Player, Forrest Gregg

April 17, 2019

It is the determination and dedication that the great offensive lineman Forrest Gregg demonstrated, as he plied his craft, that I admire most about the Packers’ great, who died recently at the age of 85.

Surely he had great skills, as his legendary Packers’ coach, Vince Lombardi called him the finest player he ever coached (high praise indeed!).

Mr. Gregg played on all five Packers’ title teams as they won a still best, five crowns in seven seasons from (1961-1967). He was also a reserve player on the Dallas Cowboys, when they ended years of frustration by winning the 1971 title.

 

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