Don Majkowski has Packers Hall of Fame ring stolen over weekend

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Don Majkowski is asking for help.

His Packers Hall of Fame ring was stolen from his Baltimore hotel room over the weekend. Majkowski, who played for the Packers from 1987-92, tweeted that he “forgot to put it on one morning and left it on the dresser. Realized it was gone the next day.”

“If anyone sees it out there, let me know!” Majkowski wrote.

The Packers inducted Majkowski into their Hall of Fame in 2005.

He went 22-26-1 in his six seasons in Green Bay, with Brett Favre replacing him in 1992. Majkowski’s only Pro Bowl came in 1989 when he led the league in attempts (599), completions (353) and yards (4,318).

The Packers’ 10-6 record that season was the franchise’s best in 17 years.

Majkowski finished his career with two seasons in Indianapolis and two in Detroit.

70 responses to “Don Majkowski has Packers Hall of Fame ring stolen over weekend

  1. I hope Majik gets his ring back.

    Hopefully the hotel employee that stole it pawns it and it gets reported and recovered.

    Don’s now wife Kelly was a well respected hair stylist back in the day and used to cut my hair. Kelly is a great person and Majik is as well.

    His Packer Hall of Fame status is deserved. If I have to explain, you wouldn’t understand.

  2. I am very surprised to know that Majkowski is in the Packers Hall of Fame….not an overwhelming stellar 6 years and with the history of GB that surprises me. Not as bad as the Saints putting in Lance Moore but still…

  3. A career losing record gets you into the Packers Hall f fame? That ring must be as valuable as a Packer’s stock certificate. I guess after 17 straight years of garbage he gets based on that 1 year’s winning record.

  4. pkrlvr says:
    June 22, 2018 at 7:07 pm
    There’s a happy housekeeper somewhere….
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    Why in the world do you think a Baltimore hotel worker would care about a Packer’s Hall of fame ring or even recognize it for that matter? It probably was mistakenly put out with the trash.

  5. The Packer HOF is nicer than Canton. Majkowski led the Packers out of the darkness. He deserves the Packer HOF for that alone.

  6. Frank Rizzo says:
    June 22, 2018 at 7:15 pm
    Hundley next in line for that HOF
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    No, not hardly HOF worthy, of course, but if he played in Barneyland they’d try to convince you that he’s a franchise QB.

  7. The way the Packers are trending they will need to be back playing games at Milwaukee County Stadium again. I guess there is hope Brett Hundley or Deshone Kizer is the next Don Majkowski to prevent that from happening.

  8. Yeah, I’m kind of struggling to justify him being in the Packers HOF, too. He was the best Packers quarterback not named Lynn Dickey between two all-time legendary Packer quarterbacks, but he really only had that one good year. He was fun to watch and it was great to think you always had a chance to win with him in there, but I don’t know if that’s HOF-worthy. I still have my Majik and the Miracles shirt somewhere.

  9. Magic Man is in the Packers HOF? Must not be a very exclusive club. Next you’ll be telling me that Al Del Greco is in there too.

  10. Most people aren’t aware they had a pretty good team before Favre came along.

  11. The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame was the first Hall of Fame built to honor a single Pro Football team.

    As was said here by another poster it rivals Canton in it’s quality.

    Some teams have Hall of Fames that are small and a joke. Minnesota? I actually am not sure they even have one to be honest with you. I would you bet you that most here don’t know if the Vikings even have a Hall of Fame. That tells you all you need to know right there.

    #100Seasons

    #GreenBayPackersHallofFame

  12. With the derth of talent on GB over the past 50 years, the stats don’t have to be that great to get in. Outside of Favre, who really is there?

  13. Wow. Haven’t heard Magic Man’s name in a while. Blast from the past. I’m getting old.

  14. “Majkowski’s only Pro Bowl came in 1989 when he led the league in attempts (599), completions (353) and yards (4,318)”

    Forgot to mention also tied for third in the league with 20 INT that year as well (only two off the pace for the lead).

  15. Majkowski was Wally Pipped by Brett. Sorry to hear of this loss. Hope the ring turns up.

  16. Police were quoted as determined to get to the bottom of two mysteries….who took that ring and how Majkowski is in the Packers HOF.

  17. Some are confusing The Packers Hall Of Fame which is a actual venue and has induction ceremonies every year with The Packers Ring of Honor.

    Don Majkowski is not in the Packers ring of honor nor will he ever be. Anyone want to compare those in The Ring of Honor at Lambeau with their ring of honor? Didn’t think so😁

  18. What many of these highly knowledgeable fans are failing to realize is that Majik Man was actually the beginning of the turn around for the franchise after the dismal years before.

    So many people credit Brett Favre and Reggie White (and Ron Wolf) of being the turn around, but in reality, it was Magik Man and Sterling Sharpe that began to awaken the slumbering beast. It was they who breathed new hope into Titletown. It was they who made Green Bay attractive enough again to sign Reggie White.

    Here endeth the lesson.

  19. The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame was the first Hall of Fame built to honor a single Pro Football team.
    As was said here by another poster it rivals Canton in it’s quality.
    Don Majkowski is not in the Packers ring of honor nor will he ever be.
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    What a dopey fan base.

  20. Don threw for 12,700 yards and really his only full year not hampered by injury was 1989. The injuries in 1990 and 1992 were devastating to his career possibilities. When he played he was no doubt one of the best QB’s in the league.

    When he went up against cats like Joe Montana he outplayed him and beat him. He was smart, he was gritty, he was mobile. He was a playmakers playmaker. Don was not one of the greatest QB’s in NFL history, but for a few years in Green Bay he was MAJIK.

    If one would walk through the 2 level 17,000 square foot Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame and not see Don ‘Majik Man’ Majkowski you would ask why not👍👏

  21. Majik was sunshine on the horizon after unprecedented patience by the fans when exiting the Dark Years. Sell-out after sell-out after sell-out during this two-decade pause on greatness was rewarded by Majik.

    He’s in the Packer Hall of Fame. Damn right.

  22. “The fans, too, were losing their patience.
    “I heard from a lot of them in mail and phone calls,” Harlan said. “I would say the main thing was that they thought we’d never again play at a high level, that maybe the league had gotten too big for Green Bay.””

  23. Bob Harlan………thanks for bringing him up! He’s another worthy GBP HOF member. He sure was wrong on the “maybe the league had gotten too big for Green Bay…..,” wasn’t he? Two SuperBowl victories and the development and success of the greatest venue in professional sports……Lambeau Field.

    He’s in the Packer Hall of Fame. Damn right.

  24. cheeseisfattening says:
    June 23, 2018 at 12:51 pm
    The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame was the first Hall of Fame built to honor a single Pro Football team.
    As was said here by another poster it rivals Canton in it’s quality.
    Don Majkowski is not in the Packers ring of honor nor will he ever be.
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    What a dopey fan base.

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    They have a guy in there Wilber Burke, who is the director of the lumberjack band. “Dopey fan base” LOL

  25. If u go-to a NFL franchise’s HOF u will see they have players in there HOF for achievements as a member of that franchise and Magic Man had a few records that he broke that we’re Packer all time records b4 Favre came along and rewrote all those records and now Rodgers is challenging some of Favre’s Packer records..U get into the franchise HOF based on the quality of work u had while there and he was ranked up there wit all time great QBs in Packer history and he also will b a legend in Packer lore and trivia for getting hurt and being the man that Favre backed up til the day of that injury..plus I think some of the people that commented r mistaking Packer HOF as a honor bestowed for being a all time Packer great but that is the Ring of Honor..the Packer HOF was originally made to honor there great teams of the 60s cuz they had so many greats that didn’t make it to Canton. If they had all gotten into Canton then that would have been renamed the Packer HOF instead of the Pro Football HOF wit all the deserving players the Packers had but didn’t get into the Pro HOF

  26. The Packer HOF is nicer than Canton.
    Majik was sunshine on the horizon after unprecedented patience by the fans
    the greatest venue in professional sports……Lambeau Field.
    -00000
    What a bunch of patting themselves on the back and imaginary achievements that wouldn’t amount to anything even if they were true. I guess when you are looking at a team its own coach describes as a “year one rebuild” you have to make up silly things to make you feel you feel good about your team. And when you identity is tied up in the sports team you cheer for feel better about yourself.

    I honestly don’t know of any other fan base anywhere that talks about themselves if such imaginary high regard. How can others hold back poking fun and laughing at them?

  27. I for one cannot apologize enough for the depths to which I, Packer fans, and the Green Bay Packers themselves have burrowed into the heads and mindsets of Viking trolls. Calling their fascination with all things Packer simple jealousy, does obsessiveness an injustice.

  28. A Vikings fan is having a complete meltdown in a Packer thread.

    Business as usual in Barneyland.

  29. cheeseisfattening says:
    June 23, 2018 at 7:26 pm
    And when you identity is tied up in the sports team you cheer for feel better about yourself.
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    Cheesey……this is YOU! You couldn’t have described yourself better! Your entire personality is tied up in the Packers!

    Is that the correct use of ironic?

  30. freefromwhatyouare says:
    June 23, 2018 at 8:32 am
    Some are confusing The Packers Hall Of Fame which is a actual venue and has induction ceremonies every year with The Packers Ring of Honor.

    Don Majkowski is not in the Packers ring of honor nor will he ever be. Anyone want to compare those in The Ring of Honor at Lambeau with their ring of honor? Didn’t think so

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    Just looked at who is in the packer ring of honor and the following teams have the more impressive players in their respective ring of honor
    Steelers
    Cowboys
    49ers
    Bears
    Raiders
    Rams
    Vikings
    You disagree? Didn’t think so.

  31. flviking says:
    June 23, 2018 at 9:21 pm
    freefromwhatyouare says:
    June 23, 2018 at 8:32 am
    Some are confusing The Packers Hall Of Fame which is a actual venue and has induction ceremonies every year with The Packers Ring of Honor.
    Don Majkowski is not in the Packers ring of honor nor will he ever be. Anyone want to compare those in The Ring of Honor at Lambeau with their ring of honor? Didn’t think so
    /////////////////////////
    Just looked at who is in the packer ring of honor and the following teams have the more impressive players in their respective ring of honor
    Steelers
    Cowboys
    49ers
    Bears
    Raiders
    Rams
    Vikings
    You disagree? Didn’t think so.
    ==========================================================================================
    The Bears don’t have a Ring of Honor.

    The Packers’ Ring of Honor blows the Vikings Ring of Honor out of the water in both quantity and quality, unless you disregard the history of the NFL, as so many Vikings’ fans do, since they were insignificant in it’s formation and initial growth. Hard to believe that the majority of those Vikings in the Ring of Honor played together for years led by a coach in the Ring of Honor (with a losing playoff record) and couldn’t win a Super Bowl. The QB in the Vikings’ Ring of Honor once had a 14.1 rating in a Super Bowl and was a lousy playoff QB, with 11 TD’s, 17 INT’s, and a 58.6 rating when it was all on the line. Rock on, Fran! He made the Hall of Fame (like all Vikings) on his regular season exploits. Apparently, to be a Viking means to win the smaller battles but to fail at the bigger ones.

    Vikings’ fans know little about NFL tradition. Minnesotans in general, know very little about sports tradition. They have always ridden the coattails of others in joining leagues. None of their teams in any sport, even hockey, weren’t involved in the development of a league, let alone be the foundation of one, save for the Lakers, but they left town 58 years ago. Even the Lynx weren’t a founding team in their league.

  32. Majik can still send Cheese and his many accounts/screen names off the deep end.

    This thread was a success in adding to the high anxiety in Barneyland as we inch another Sunday closer to the regular season.

    #BarneysAreMeltingDown

    #GoPackGo!

  33. The Green Bay Packers do not have a ring of honor, just names on the facades.

    The names listed on the east and west facades of Lambeau Field’s bowl (technically the team doesn’t call them the ‘Ring of Fame’ or’ Ring of Honor’)

  34. It’s hilarious reading Packer fans bending over backwards trying to justify Majikowski’s presence in their little hall of fame. There are absolutely no standards for getting into that excuse to take the fans’ money. Zeke Bratkowski is in the Packer hall of fame. Bratkowski started 9 games in 7 seasons for the Packers, with a 4-4-1 record. He had 21 touchdown passes and 29 interceptions. This is what gets you into the Packer hall of fame, so obviously Majikowski belongs based on those “standards.”

  35. Some teams have Halls-of-Fame or something along those lines to honor players and contributors significant to their team or their lore. I don’t know if anyone else has a standing shrine to it like the Packers do, but it’s indicative of their loyal fan base. It’s not necessarily about the best players or the best stats (this stuff isn’t very hard to figure out). The Steelers have guys like Bobby Layne (who only played for the Steelers for 5 years and made his name as a Lion) and Roy Jefferson in their Hall-of-Fame, for example.

    The Vikings are never going to have the history that teams like the Bears, Giants, Packers, Redskins, and others have- they didn’t help build the league or lay the foundations for it, but were simply the beneficiaries of the hard work of others.

    Whining about other teams honorees sounds like sour grapes, and is especially silly when it’s quite clear that certain people are being recognized for something beyond their statistics.

    Someday, the Vikings may have a Hall-of-Fame of their own. It may even have some stories about Vikings’ Championships in it. But for now, all the memories are of opportunities squandered. I understand Vikings’ fans negative feelings about the past- even the triumphs are overshadowed by subsequent heartbreak, much in the way the Minneapolis Miracle was followed by a 38-7 dismantling by the Eagles. Going to a Vikings’ Hall-of-Fame would be similar to visiting the memorial at Pearl Harbor.

  36. frank booth says:
    June 24, 2018 at 7:31 pm
    Some teams have Halls-of-Fame or something along those lines to honor players and contributors significant to their team or their lore. I don’t know if anyone else has a standing shrine to it like the Packers do, but it’s indicative of their loyal fan base. It’s not necessarily about the best players or the best stats (this stuff isn’t very hard to figure out). The Steelers have guys like Bobby Layne (who only played for the Steelers for 5 years and made his name as a Lion) and Roy Jefferson in their Hall-of-Fame, for example.

    The Vikings are never going to have the history that teams like the Bears, Giants, Packers, Redskins, and others have- they didn’t help build the league or lay the foundations for it, but were simply the beneficiaries of the hard work of others.

    Going to a Vikings’ Hall-of-Fame would be similar to visiting the memorial at Pearl Harbor.

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    So the only teams that have history are the founders? Vikings, Cowboys, Steelers, 49ers, etc etc………are SOL. Now you sound like a packer fan who by the way the packers are not one of the original 14 teams, only the Cardinals and Bears can claim that honor that are still playing today. And Frank its a football game, comparing it to Pearl Harbor where over 2400 soldiers died definitely sounds like what a packer fan would say. Myself appreciate the sacrifice of our enlisted men and women. Maybe you should stick with Chicago Bears matters and let pack fan argue their own inane points.

  37. A delusion is a false belief that is based on a incorrect interpretation of reality.

    Superiority complex is a defense mechanism that compensates for an inferiority complex.

    Vikings fans are a interesting case study. I find them amusing yet try to have some empathy.

  38. tqaztec says:
    June 25, 2018 at 8:53 am
    People tend to forget how bad the Packers were from 1970-1992.
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    Packer fans don’t, at least not the ones that still sold out Lambeau Field every game during that time.

    And Viking fans shouldn’t ever forget. The Packer Dark Years appears to be the only ammunition they have to fight with, and it was so long ago……nearly out of an acceptable date range of legitimacy for anything close to 1961.

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