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Former NFL player, Tennessee broadcaster Bill Anderson dies

Bill Anderson, who played for the first two Packers Super Bowl championship teams, has died at the age of 80.

Via the Associated Press, Anderson died Tuesday in Knoxville, Tennessee. He played college football for the Volunteers, serving as a co-captain in 1957. After six years in Washington, he joined the Packers as the Super Bowl era began, playing for Green Bay in 1965 and 1966.

Anderson thereafter spent 30 years as part of the University of Tennessee broadcast team, from 1968 through 1998 with partner John Ward.

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4 Responses to “Former NFL player, Tennessee broadcaster Bill Anderson dies”
  1. schtuffandkrap says: Apr 19, 2017 6:21 PM

    65 & 66 seasons only include the first Super Bowl.

  2. brettfavreisapacker4ever says: Apr 20, 2017 4:12 PM

    schtuffandkrap says:
    Apr 19, 2017 6:21 PM
    65 & 66 seasons only include the first Super Bowl.
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    You missed the fact those (NFC – AFC) S.B. championships were played in January of 66 and 67.

  3. schtuffandkrap says: Apr 20, 2017 4:17 PM

    Exactly. He only played on the first Super Bowl team, not the second.

  4. whatjusthapped says: Apr 21, 2017 10:16 AM

    schtuffandkrap says:

    Exactly. He only played on the first Super Bowl team, not the second.

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    Which is one more than any Viking player can claim in 55 years of the franchise.

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