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Lambeau, Herber ... Vanderlin?

Lambeau, Herber ... Vanderlin?

Green Bay might be the football capital of the United States but it's been a long time since the city of 100,000 and its suburbs has been a pipeline to the NFL. For Drew Vanderlin, a new member of the Packers' practice squad, a dream has come true.

Once upon a time, when the Green Bay Packers were the early dynasty of the infant National Football League, players from Green Bay populated the team's roster. None other than Curly Lambeau was from Green Bay, as was Arnie Herber. Through the years, the Green Bay-to-the-NFL pipeline has mostly dried up. There have been some exceptions, but since the calendar turned to 2000, there have been just...

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