Another one of the Green Bay Packers legendary greats passed away on Wednesday. Defensive end Willie Davis, who played for the Packers from 1960-69, passed away in a Santa Monica, California hospital at the age of 85.
During his playing days, the Hall of Famer flourished after joining the Packers in a trade from the Cleveland Browns. He turned his success on the field to one of riches, becoming a millionaire business owner.
Davis played at a time when sacks weren’t an official statistic. But there’s no doubt that Davis was the best pass rusher in team history, better than the team’s career sack leaders Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila (74.5), Clay Matthews (72.5) and Reggie White (68.5). [Read more…]