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THOSE FEARSOME NEW PACKERS
Tex Maule
September 27, 1965
Loaded with youth and power, Green Bay crushed Pittsburgh on opening day and looked ready to reassert its old dominance in the NFL. But next Sunday's game with the Colts, who defeated the talented Vikings, will be an early and crucial test
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September 27, 1965

Those Fearsome New Packers

Loaded with youth and power, Green Bay crushed Pittsburgh on opening day and looked ready to reassert its old dominance in the NFL. But next Sunday's game with the Colts, who defeated the talented Vikings, will be an early and crucial test

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The Colts will score more than the Steelers did, and the first-rate Colt defense probably will hold Green Bay well under 41 points, but the Packers should win, if for no other reason than that Lombardi can scare them into winning.

Don Chandler, who went to Green Bay from the New York Giants this year to do the kicking for the team, said, "The first Packer meeting I went to, I sat and listened and my hands were wet with sweat. When the man got up and started to talk to us about what we had to do, we knew we had to do it. He laid it out and you got the feeling if you made one mistake you had had it. So you don't make one mistake. That's the mark of this ball club. You don't make mistakes. You play smart."

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