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Packers Hall of Famer Whittenton dies at 78

Nov. 6, 2013
 
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  Jesse Whittenton, a starting cornerback for the Green Bay Packers’ 1961 and 1962 championship teams under Vince Lombardi, died Tuesday at age 78, according to the Packers Hall of Fame. Whittenton was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in 1956. He came to the Packers as a free agent in 1958 and earned first-team all-pro recognition in 1961 and was named to the Pro Bowl in 1961 and 1963. Whittenton intercepted 20 passes and recovered 10 fumbles during his seven-year Packers career (1958-’64). He was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame in 1976.

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