Local NFL Hall of Famer, Willie Davis, dies at age 85

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Willie D. Davis
Hall of Famer, Willie Davis (87), who was constantly pressuring quarterbacks during his NFL career, died at the age of 85 recently. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Former Packer lineman leaves behind a legacy that extends well beyond sports The NFL community lost a legend recently when Pro Football Hall of Famer Willie D. Davis died of kidney failure at age 85. The legendary Green Bay Packers defensive end turned radio station owner was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1981, was a five-time Pro Bowl selection, played two seasons for the Cleveland Browns and 10 with the Packers (1960-1969, including five championships, three pre-Super Bowl league titles and the first two Super Bowls) before serving as an analyst on NBC’s NFL coverage in 1970-1975. He was also named to the NFL’s All-Decade Team from the 1960s and was the Walter Camp Man of the Year in 1986. “The Green Bay Packers family was saddened to learn about the passing
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