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The Giants and Packers have been playing each other since 1928. Green Bay leads the series 31-25-2. The rivalry was one of the best of the NFL's pre-Super Bowl Era. The 23 Giant Cheeseheads are players and coaches who came to Green Bay after being associated with the New York Football Giants, or through a special connection between New York and Green Bay. Their impact on Packer history is significant. Eight Giant Cheeseheads are in the Pro Football Hall of Fame* and ten are in the Packers' Hall of Fame.
1. In the 1966 NFL Championship Game who undercut and injured Boyd Dowler in the end zone?
a. Mel Renfro
b. Bob Lilly
c. Chuck Howley
d. Mike Gaechter
2. Who replaced Dowler in this game and in Super Bowl I?
3. Who replaced Y.A. Tittle as the NYG starting quarterback in 1965?
a. Gary Wood
b. Bob Timberlake
c. Glynn Griffing
d. Norm Snead
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Packer-Giant Rivalry - 1950-59
The 1950s was an outstanding decade for the Giants, but it wasn’t so kind to the Packers. The Giants won the NFL title in 1956, while the Packers didn’t come close with three different coaches. New York played in the Greatest Game Ever Played while the Packers never played in a game that mattered. The Giants and the Packers played three times during the fifties with the Giants winning twice.
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The Giants vs. the Packers was the best rivalry in pro football before the Super Bowl Era. Giant Cheeseheads explores the rivalry's 58 games (five NFL Championship Games) and the numerous connections between these two great franchises. Learn about the 23 Giant Cheeseheads who came to Green Bay from New York and helped build the Packer Dynasty.
Great Games of the Gridiron
NFL Championship Games 1933-65
All the "highlights and sidelights" of the championship games before the Super Bowl Era.
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