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Packers Scrapbook: 25 years ago, the B team lived a dream

5:04 PM, Nov. 11, 2012

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"This is an experience I will cherish for a lifetime," a wistful Patrick Scott said as he unwound after a Green Bay Packers game 25 years ago.

Scott was living a dream. He was among a hastily assembled group of 59 men who played for the Packers, some of them only briefly.

They were the Packers' B team, replacement players hired to step in after NFL players went on strike in September 1987. They quickly came together, and they won two of the three games they played. ...

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