The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Inc. unveiled the 2016 Hall of Fame class on Friday. The class includes former players Chad Clifton and Nick Collins along with former broadcaster, the late Russ Winnie.
Clifton was a second round pick by the Packers in the 2000 NFL Draft out of Tennessee. He appeared in 165 games with 160 starts during his 12 year career, ranking second in franchise history for most games played by an offensive tackle behind only Forrest Gregg (187 games).
In 2004, Clifton helped limit the opposition to a franchise-low 14 sacks, as the Packers did not allow a sack in eight games, another single-season club record. Clifton was selected to the Pro Bowl twice during his career. He played on eight playoff teams in Green Bay, highlighted by the 2010 squad that won Super Bowl XLV. [Read more…]