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Green Bay Packers (6-0) 31, San Francisco 49ers (3-3) 13

Sunday October 21st 1962 (at Milwaukee)



(MILWAUKEE) - Don't step on the Packers - especially when they're out of bounds! The 49ers tried it on Willie Wood and the Packers, apparently riled up, went on a scoring rampage that produced a well-earned 31-13 victory in County Stadium Sunday afternoon. Outplayed in the first 25 minutes, the Packers came from behind twice to score their sixth straight league triumph and thoroughly thrilled a standing room audience of 46,010. The Bays thus preserved their undefeated status and now head for Baltimore. Green Bay gained a two-game lead on the Lions and Bears in the Western Division since the Lions lost to the Giants. The Bears, who beat the Colt, and Lions each have 4-2 records. The 49ers started off like they didn't want the Packers to have the football. From the opening kickoff until about the 10-minute mark in the second quarter, the 49ers ran off 37 plays against only eight for GB in a convincing display of ball control. San Francisco, during this possession period, grabbed a 6-0 lead on 31 and 13-yard field goals by Tommy Davis. The 49ers were on their way to another score when Wood intercepted a John Brodie pass, ran out of bounds, and was promptly got mangled under 49er feet. A fight almost broke out and from then on the Packers were murder. They reeled off 46 plays against the 49ers' 23, scored four touchdowns and a field goal and won going away. The Bays scored 10 points in a minute and 37 seconds just before the half - on a 14-yard TD run by Tom Moore and a 27-yard field goal by Jerry Kramer - for a 10-6 halftime edge. Abe Woodson shot the 49ers back into the lead 13-10 with a beautiful 85-yard return of a 62-yard Boyd Dowler punt early in the third quarter. Jim Taylor, who gritted the collective teeth of this crowd with his fierce running, bolted for 17 and 25-yard TDs in less than three minutes and the Bays were out in front, 24-13. Ron Kramer's shoestring catch of a nine-yard Bart Starr pass for a touchdown in the fourth quarter set the final count. Taylor wound up with 160 yards in 16 carries - four yards less than he crunched for against the Vikings a week ago. Jim now as 742 yards in six games. Moore, starting in place of the injured Paul Horning, moved 14 times for 84 yards and had an 18-yard carry nullified by penalty. Taylor and Moore thus gained 244 of the Pack's 251 yards by rushing. This was among the runningest games on record - and as a result one of the shortest at 2 hours and 7 minutes. The two clubs rushed 70 times and hurled only 27 passes. Starr settled for one dozen passes and completed 10 for an amazing 83 percent and 107 yards and one TD. Brodie tried 15 and competed six for only 41 yards and had three intercepted - by Wood, Hank Gremminger and Herb Adderley. The Packers dominated the second half - not to mention the last few minutes of the first quarter. They rushed for 54 yards in the first half and 197 in the second. The 49ers, on the other hand, had 131 yards rushing in the first half and just 32 in the second. The Packer defense, nicked for three touchdowns by the Vikings, permitted the first field goals of the year - and, for the love of mud, who are you going to charge Woodson's runback to? Regardless, the Packers still have permitted just one TD a game thus far - 48 points in all. Dowler got off a 75-yard punt (which tied his own best) when the 49ers were at their friskiest - in the first period. His next was a 51-yarder to Woodson, who returned six yards before running into Bob Skoronski. And the final was the 62-yard job Woodson returned for six...Let's run down the game, in brief: The 49ers took the opening kickoff and kept the ball almost 10 minutes (9:56) on 16 plays. They covered 51 yards and closed with Davis kicking a 31-yard field goal. J.D. Smith, who finished with 119 yards in 26 carries, and Bill Kilmer did most of the running and Brodie completed three short passes. The field goal-forcer was a 10-yard loss for Kilmer on an attempted pass, with Hank Jordan, Bill Quinlan and Ray Nitschke cornering him. The Packers had to give up the ball right away, chiefly because Matt Hazeltine hurled Starr for a 10-yard loss trying to pass. The 49ers went off to the races again - right into the second period. Smith and Kilmer alternated running and finally Bob Gaithers came forth when Kilmer was hurt. The 49ers ran 14 straight running plays, covering 80 yards. With third and four on the Packer 6, Brodie's pass was almost intercepted by Wood and Davis settled for a field goal from the 13. Again the Pack couldn't budge and the 49ers started from their own 26. A 42-yard interference penalty on Adderley put the 49ers in position but Wood braked that with his interception. The 49ers were nicked 15 yards for jumping on Wood and the Bays were off to the races. The Packers, with the 


offensive line toughening up, moved 61 yards in six plays. Taylor led off with 18 up the middle and Starr hurled to R. Kramer for 16 to the 27. Moore and Taylor picked up 13 to the 14 and then Moore, on a reverse behind blocking by Fuzz Thurston and Starr, scooted 14 yards for the TD. J. Kramer, who finished with 7 points, booted the first of four conversions as the Bays went ahead. The defense moved Brodie back 14 yards in two plays and Starr, fighting the clock, completed four straight passes to Taylor for 1 yard, R. Kramer for 22 (on which he hauled Kimbrough 8 yards to the sidelines to kill the clock), Taylor for 5 and Max McGee for 5. With 11 seconds left, J. Kramer hit the field goal from the 27 for 10-6. After Woodson raced down the west sidelines on his punt return, putting the 49ers head, the Packers crashed back 63 yards in six plays to regain the lead. Taylor ran 13 and Starr passed 11 yards to Dowler. Then in short order, Taylor hit for 3, Moore 4, Taylor 15 and then Taylor again for 17 and the TD. Jim smacked over three 49ers on this touchdown trip. Gremminger's steal of a Brodie pass right out of Monte Stickle's hands and 20-yard return to the 49er 33 set off the third Packer TD near the end of the third period. From that point, Moore hit for four, Taylor four and then Taylor for 25 on a TD scamper behind blocks by Thurston and R. Kramer. That run gave Jim 107 yards and the Pack a 24-13 lead. After Davis missed a 36-yard field goal on the last play of the third quarter, the Bays went on an 80-yard TD drive in 10 plays. The big break-through came on Starr's 23-yard pass to Dowler and after Moore got 25 in two licks Starr was thrown for a six-yard loss. Two plays later Starr hit Kramer with a strike for a 20-yard gain to the 15. Moore hit twice for six and then R. Kramer made a diving catch of a Starr pass in the end zone. R. K. came up with the ball and held it high for all to behold. The 49ers reeled off a couple of first downs but Adderly ended that by intercepting a pass aimed at Bernie Casey on the Packer 15. The Bays ran out the clock running up four first downs on eight convincing runs by Taylor and Moore. Elijah Pitts and Earl Gros each got a crack at the end.

SAN FRANCISCO -  3  3  7  0 - 13

GREEN BAY     -  0 10 14  7 - 31

                   SAN FRANCISCO     GREEN BAY

First Downs                   14            19

Rushing-Yards-TD        36-163-0      34-251-3

Att-Comp-Yd-TD-Int   15-6-41-0-3 12-10-107-1-0

Sack Yards Lost               22            22

Total Yards                  182           336

Fumbles-lost                 0-0           1-0

Turnovers                      3             0

Yards penalized             3-26          2-55


1st - SF - Tommy Davis, 31-yard field goal SAN FRANCISCO 3-0

2nd - SF - Davis, 13-yard field goal SAN FRANCISCO 6-0

2nd - GB - Tom Moore, 14-yard run (Jerry Kramer kick) GREEN BAY 7-6

2nd - GB - J. Kramer, 27-yard field goal GREEN BAY 10-6

3rd - SF - Abe Woodson, 85-yard punt return (Davis kick) SAN FRANCISCO 13-10

3rd - GB - Jim Taylor, 16-yard run (J. Kramer kick) GREEN BAY 17-13

3rd - GB - Taylor, 25-yard run (J. Kramer kick) GREEN BAY 24-13

4th - GB - Ron Kramer, 9-yard pass from Bart Starr (J. Kramer kick) GREEN BAY 31-13


GREEN BAY - Jim Taylor 17-160 2 TD, Tom Moore 14-84 1 TD, Elijah Pitts 1-8, Bart Starr 1-1, Earl Gros 1-(-2)

SAN FRANCISCO - J.D. Smith 26-119, Billy Kilmer 4-24, John Brodie 1-16, Bob Gaiters 4-6, Jim Vollenweder 1-(-2)


GREEN BAY - Bart Starr 12-10-107 1 TD

SAN FRANCISCO - John Brodie 15-6-41 3 INT


GREEN BAY - Ron Kramer 4-67 1 TD, Jim Taylor 3-1, Boyd Dowler 2-34, Max McGee 1-5

SAN FRANCISCO - Monty Stickles 2-21, Bernie Casey 2-6, Clyde Conner 1-8, Billy Kilmer 1-6



OCT 22 (Milwaukee-Green Bay Press-Gazette) - Fight fire with fire? Just such a stratagem went awry for San Francisco's subdued 49ers, who strove to frustrate the Packers' justly famed penchant for ball control with the very same weapon, in sun-kissed County Stadium Sunday afternoon. Delivering himself of an eloquent sigh, 49er Coach Howard (Red) Hickey admitted as much while conducting a somber post-mortem in a corner of the San Francisco dressing room. "That was our plan," Red said. "We know how strong they are offensively so we figured we'd try to keep the ball. We thought we could control it - and we did, but we couldn't go into the end zone." Asserting it had been "a good ball game there for a while," Hickey simultaneously noted with obvious sincerity, "I sure hated to lose but you have to give the Packers a lot of credit. They're a fine ball club." Hickey, whose hirelings were the last to vanquish the world champions (22-21 on the West Coast last December) had no fault to find with his athletes, 31-13 Packer victim on this occasion. "I'm disappointed we didn't win but not in the effort given," he said without reservation. Had the Packers sprung any surprised? "No, they didn't do anything we didn't expect," Red replied, adding dryly. "They just knock you down and run over you. That Taylor's a hard man to stop whether he's got blocking or not." Two factors loomed large in the final accounting, Hickey felt. "If we'd gotten in there on those first two drives instead of having to settle for field goals, who knows?" he shrugged. "It might have been a different game - the pattern might have been changed quite a bit." Willie Wood's second quarter interception of a John Brodie pass also had been a body blow, he said. "We were moving in there again, right after those first two drives," Hickey noted. "That hurt very much." Did he attribute the 49ers' second half offensive problems to Packer defensive changes? "They changed it a little but it shouldn't have mattered that much," Red declared. "But of course, as you get farther behind, your game changes. When you're three touchdowns behind, you can't try to control the ball - you don't have that much time. You have to throw the ball, and of course, we had a couple of interceptions in the second half that really hurt." All of which brought the redhead back to his original premise. "Anybody who is going to beat this club has to keep the ball away from them. They're too strong." "They're certainly in a good position," he further volunteered, "with Detroit getting beat today. Strange things happen in this game, though. Right now, they look unbeatable, but other teams have, too. I remember Baltimore was two games ahead with five to play a few years ago. We beat 'em and they never won another game." "Good as they are, you don't concede 'em the 


pennant yet," Hickey concluded. "They have a long way to go."...Ball control, Vince Lombardi observed, also had been a Packer problem - for a time. "We had the ball just three plays (a total of 2 minutes and 16 seconds) in the first quarter," he pointed out. "They played a little different defense in the beginning and it upset us a little bit." This problem, he revealed, had been solved "on the sidelines" before the first half ended. What of those early defensive woes? "Our defensive men were standing up in there and the 49er backs were running underneath them," Lombardi responded. "And they were grabbing instead of tackling." Did he feel, then, the defense had been up to par? a Milwaukee scribe asked. "I think so. It's a tough team to play - they throw a bunch of formations at you." Turning his attention elsewhere, the Packer chieftain said, "We got through without an injury, I think." This he obviously found heartening in the wake of a bruising weekend at Minneapolis, where five casualties had been sustained seven days earlier. "Jim Taylor (hurt on his final ball carrying attempt of a big afternoon) is all right," Vince informed. "Boyd Dowler's all right, too. He just got stepped on." Jerry Kramer's placekicking (in the absence of sidelined Paul Hornung) had appeared improved, somebody observed. "That's right," Vince agreed. "He was getting under the ball better. And, you have to remember, he was a little nervous last week." Lombardi, still somewhat bemused by what had transpired, conceded, "Ron Kramer played a real fine game," also that "Tom Moore's running (in behalf of Hornung) was real fine." The day's events (including the runnerup Detroit Lions' 17-14 loss to the New York Giants) had enhanced the future no little, it was suggested. "I have nothing to say about the rest of the season," he said. Glancing over a copy of the final statistics in his hand, he noted with some surprise, "Starr had 10 for 12 today. I didn't realize he had done that well." And, then with no little satisfaction, he smiled, "We got 251 yards rushing. That's fair to middling."...WARM WELCOME: Bobby Bragan, the Milwaukee Braves' new manager, is fast finding a home away from home, he confided in the press box. "I saw my first Big Ten game in Madison yesterday," he said. "It wasn't the game (the Badgers crushed Iowa 42-14) that impressed me so much - it was the warmth of the people. I felt like I was back home in Texas."


OCT 22 (Milwaukee-Green Bay Press-Gazette) - Retiring Tom Moore, a southern gentleman who bolted from the wings to center stage here Sunday with admirable skill and force, transferred tribute to his colleagues with characteristic grace. Moore, who temporarily succeeded to Paul Hornung's voluminous mantle when No. 5 was injured at Minnesota last week, then sat out the second half with a shoulder hurt of his own, insisted, "I had real good blocking - I got into the secondary a bunch of times without getting hit. That was the main thing." The mild-mannered Goodlettsville, Tex., native, who sparked the Packers' resurgence from a 6-0 deficit with a 14-yard scoring sortie against San Francisco's stunned 49ers in the second quarter, took quiet pleasure in his 84-yard contribution to the winning (31-13) Green Bay cause, however. "It is satisfying," he admitted, "because I haven't had too much chance to play in my three years here." He added with a shy grin, "I'm glad I didn't mess up, anyway." Had his left wrist, an almost chronic problem since it was injured in 1961, given him any trouble? "No, it feels real good now," Tom reported. "I had to tape it but I didn't feel anything. And I got used to carrying the ball in my right hand last year, so it doesn't make any difference." Moore was sporting, however, a dark bruise on his right eyelid, which had just been checked by Dr. E.S. Brusky, a souvenir of the afternoon's County Stadium conflict. The explanation? "I was running a sweep play and I turned back inside - was sort of running against the grain," Tom said. "A guy reached back for me and that's all he got." Across the room, another battered warrior, rampant Jim Taylor, confessed with a sly grin, the 49ers' J.D. Smith (runner-up to Taylor in the NFL's ground gaining race) "got me rolling. He was breaking though there for 6 and 8 yards to a crack." The runaway LSU alumnus, beaming over a second straight 160-yard day, added by way of explanation for his spectacular surge, "I had real good  blocking when we were hitting quick up the middle and real good blocking out of our ends and flankers, too," Had he found the 49er defense tougher than the others he had encountered? "No," was the forthright reply. "They were fairly loose in there. You could get through on that quick stuff." No, he added, he hadn't been roughed up. "They just hit real hard. When I got stepped on out of bound there in the fourth quarter, it wasn't an unfair play, just a lot of pursuit." Still hacking from a cough, Taylor imparted, "I hope to get over this cold and sinus - I get tired out there, run out of breath. One of these days (and he had to smile at this himself) I hope to be at full strength." A touch of irony was injected by defensive standout Willie Davis, who confided "we used a 'Frisco defense to stop them." "We shifted to either side to put a man on the 49er slotback," Willie explained. "Then we filled the hole in our own line with a linebacker and that forced San Francisco to change its blocking. They had to meet us head on, instead of working us on the angles." "It's called a 'Frisco defense," he added, "because the 49ers were the first to use it. We gave it back to them." Hank Gremminger, whose dazzling third quarter interception had led to the Pack's getaway touchdown (24-13) explained, "Brodie threw a similar pass to Johnson (Jimmy) earlier. I saw him coming across, Herb (Adderley) hollered at me - it's a signal we have - and I ran in on him." "Any cinder burns?" burly Ron Kramer was asked. Kramer, who had dived on the Braves' warning track to nail a fourth quarter touchdown pass from Bart Starr in the end zone, chuckled and replied, "No, but I got a lot of it in my helmet, I'll tell you." Informed it had appeared an "impossible" catch from the press box, Kramer said, "The only way to catch one like that is to keep your hands under it. You just have to keep trying for 'em - sometimes you're going to catch 'em, sometimes you don't. I can tell you one thing for sure - that was a hell of a team effort, everybody hung in there. This is the tremendous thing about this team. There are so many guys who have a lot of ability and everybody plays together. I think everybody feels the same way." Although a non-combatant, Hornung didn't miss the inevitable post-victory wisecracking. "When he comes back, he's going to play defense," quipped Max McGee, who rooms with the NFL scoring leader. "That will make him a fourple threat." The Taxi reasoned that Hornung ranks a triple threat now because of his running, passing and kicking, and one more makes "fourple" - or is it "fourpul"? How do you sell that, Max? Without hesitation, McGee shot back, "F-o-u-r-p-u-l."



OCT 23 (Green Bay Press-Gazette) - The Packers had their best rushing day of the season against the 49ers Sunday. And they did it in three quarters. Also, the Packers had what must be their worst day of the season in the matter of stopping the enemy from running back kicks - in the last three quarters. Coach Vince Lombardi, pleased to note the Pack's happy day on the ground, credited "good blocking," for the club's 251 yards rushing - 249 of which came in the last three quarters. Lombardi, unhappy with the "protection" against kick returns, labeled tackling in this phase as "atrocious." In fact, he added "call it whatever you want, it was terrible." The 49ers returned punts and kickoffs a total of 261 yards, including a 85-yard runback of a 62-yard punt by Boyd Dowler. The Bays viewed pictures of their 31-13 victory this morning before taking a light workout. They topped the day off by listening to a report on next Sunday's opponent - the Colts at Baltimore. The first quarter vs. San Francisco was sort of lost. The Bay defense struggled through 16 straight plays before the 49ers settled for a field goal. The offense gained two yards rushing, missed two passes and punted. The defense then had to fight J.D. Smith and Bill Kilmer five more times before they switched directions to start the second heat. The Bays, in Period 1, had two chances to stop kick returners - and did good. Bob Gaiters got just 26 yards on the game's opening kickoff and on Dowler's first punt Ken Iman nailed Eddie Dove for no return. That punt was a beaut - 75 yards. But the rushing got better and the kick return stopping got worse in the final three periods. Tom Moore, taking over at left half in place of injured Paul Hornung, reeled off 84 yards in 14 carries. Fullback Jim Taylor, again a rugged customer, wheeled home with 160 stripes in 17 carries. That gave these two thumpers 244 of the Pack's 251 yards rushing. Here's how the Pack rushed in their games thus far: Vikings 185 yards, Cardinals 171, Bears 244, Lions 129, Vikings 225 and now the 49ers 251. Moore's first run - a shot off right tackle, was for zero yards, midway in the first quarter. His second occurred midway in the Pack's first TD drive. He skittered outside right end, hurled a 49ers and wound up with nine stripes. Two plays later, he zipped 14 yards for a touchdown. Moore didn't carry again until the first play of the second half but, alas, his 18-yard gain was killed by a penalty. He added 14 yards in the third period and then finished off with 47 in the fourth quarter. The powering Taylor, who was bustin' and scattering 49ers all afternoon, gained those two yards in the first period, 28 in the second, 77 (and two touchdowns) in the third, and 53 in the fourth...BLOCKING FIERCELY: The Pack's offensive line was blocking fiercely, including the four tackles - Ron Kramer (he's really an end, of course), Forrest Gregg, Norm Masters, who started, and Bob Skoronski, guard Fuzz Thurston and Jerry Kramer and center Jim Ringo. The 49ers returned kicks 235 yards in the last three periods. Woodson caught his first punt, a 51-yarder by Dowler in the second period, and returned just six yards, with Skoronski making the stop. But Gaiters got the returners rolling after the first Bay TD, by returning Willie Wood's kickoff 32 yards to the 38. Gaiters returned the next 21 yards - after J. Kramer's field goal...KICKOFF SHORT: The next return was Woodson's 85-yard runback of the punt. After the Pack's second TD, Gaiters cut loose with a 42-yard kickoff return to the 49er 47. After the third TD, Wood's kickoff was short and Dick Vollenweider (of Schofield, Wis.) returned from the 20 to the 48. Wood's final kickoff, following the fourth TD, also went short and Cannonball 


Cooper returned from the 21 to the 38. The Pack's return-stoppers will have to improve Sunday. They face two of the best in Baltimore - Lenny Lyles, who just went back on the active list, and Tom Matte, the sophomore sensation.


OCT 23 (Green Bay Press-Gazette) - The funniest sight of the Pack's 31-13 victory over the 49ers in Milwaukee Sunday was Ron Kramer dragging Ed Kimbrough about 10 yards and then out of bounds to stop the clock. Kramer looked like one of those big horses in the pulling contest at the County Fair. He caught a pass about 10 yards from the west sidelines. A thinking man's football player, Kramer headed for the sidelines immediately to stop the clock at around 30 seconds. There was one problem - Kimbrough, who was latched tightly around Kramer's hips, and there was only one thing to do, and Ron did it. He lugged the 185-pounds of defense halfback right along with him. Kimbrough tried to brake Kramer with his cleats, but Ron was intent on winning this "pulling" contest. The clock was stopped, of course, and three plays later Jerry Kramer kicked a field goal for a 10-6 lead. But Kramer's pull was only one circled notation in the same notebook. Here are some more: CROWD YELL - After the 49ers led off with two first downs to start the game the record 46,010 let out a large and whooping "murmur" of some kind. The fans were shocked along with the Packer defense as the 49ers made 10 first downs and six points the first two times they held the ball...OUTSIDE RED DOG - Linebacker Matt Hazeltine red-dogged (rushing the passer) from an end position and caught Bart Starr for a 10-yard loss, attempting to pass, in the first period. Hardly a hand was put on Matt. Most of the red-dogging is done up the middle a la Nitschke...HURRYIN' HANNER - Dave Hanner was all over the place making tackled and showed fine pursuit. Midway in the first quarter, J.D. Smith shot 22 yards off right tackle and Hanner caught him downfield...SECOND GUESS - So you are a 49er fan and wonder about John Brodie's third and four call on the Packer 6? Brodie called a pass and almost had it intercepted by Willie Wood in the end zone. The 49ers got into this good position with 13 straight running plays that gained 81 yards. After the pass went incomplete, Tommy Davis kicked his second field goal...TOUGH BREAK - Tom Moore got his first good run of the day on the first play of the second half, an 18-yard jaunt, but it was nullified by a holding penalty...SOFTBALL - There ought to be a law on this intentionally grounding the ball business. Ray Nitschke had John Brodie cold in the third period for a 10-yard loss when Brodie underhanded the ball, like a softball pitcher, into the ground. On the next play, Hank Gremminger intercepted a Brodie pass intended for Monte Stickles...HAPPY DAY - A big cheer went up when PA Announcer Claire Stone announced that the Giants had beaten the Lions. The Packers responded nicely on the ensuing play. Herb Adderley intercepted Brodie's pass in the fourth quarter, cutting off a definite 49er threat. With five minutes left, the Packers kept the ball for 11 plays - until the gun ended it.



OCT 24 (Green Bay Press-Gazette) - The Colts gave the Packers quite a shellacking in Baltimore last year. The score was something like 45 to 21 and the Colts ran up over 400 yards - 407, to be exact. Now, the Packers are preparing the play the Colt again - in Baltimore. Shellacking again? All of the fan-experts in Green Bay figure the Packers have improved over a year ago, and you can't get an argument on that unless you wish to lose your head. But what about the Colts? Are they improved? Wally Cruice, the Pack's advance eye, saw the Colts play a couple of times this year and noted this: "Of course, the Colts are better than last year. They got a running attack now. That Matte has run Hawkins right out of there. Matte was hurt last year. It looks like Owens has moved in front of Berry and that's hard to imagine. The Colts were great against Cleveland (36-14) and they had a little letdown against the Bears (35-15). The Bears got hot on them and I think that home audience helped the Bears. Unitas hasn't changed a bit. He's not hurt like he was last year. They'll be high for us - like everybody else." Cruice covered a lot of bases while preparing his blackboard for the weekly talk before the Packers but the most significant "hint" he dropped was the "height" of the enemy. Tom Matter, the onetime Ohio State great, is practically a rookie. He has taken over the left-half spot where he is equally dangerous as a runner and passer. Matte is leading the Colts in ground gaining with 211 yards in 67 attempts. He has attempted 11 passes and completed 5 for 85 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions. What's more, he caught 7 passes for 71 yards and one touchdown. He has scored three touchdowns and returned 10 kickoffs for 272 yards. Matte shares the running with Joe Perry, who suddenly has found a new life at his advanced age, 35. Perry has 194 yards in 39 carries. Mark Smolinski, the other fullback, has 163 in 49. Incidentally, Gen. John Unitas has 25 rushing attempts - apparently mostly when his receivers were covered - for 25 yards. His longest gain was 18 yards - so he must have been tossed for a few losses along the way. R.C. Owens, the old 49er Alley Ooper, has been working at left end in place of Raymond Berry, who has been injured a bit. Dee Mackey is at right end and the spread ends are Jim Orr and Lenny Moore. And that brings up a point. Moore was supposed to be ready the last couple of games, what with a safely-healed knee, but he has done little. The feeling is that Lenny is gradually recovering and now is ready to burst forth against Green Bay. Moore caught 7 passes in last year's Colt win and Unitas bothered the Pack with 22 completions in 35 attempts for 218 yards and four touchdowns...BRIEFS: Injured Paul Hornung isn't sprinting yet but he started some restricted running yesterday...The high-scoring Dallas Cowboys have taken the yardage lead in the league with 2,232 while the Packers are a close second with 2,212. The Pack still has the most points, 188, compared to Dallas' 183. Green Bay's rushing total is tops, 1,189, compared to the Steels' 1,038. Defensively, the Packers are tops in all sections - points 48, yards rushing 546, yards passing 625, and total yards 1,171...Viking Coach Norm Van Brocklin pitched this bouquet at the Pack and Bart Starr in LA one day last week: "The Packers never let loose of the darn ball with their three, four, six, move-the-sticks offense. Bart Starr is the master of all situations. He is the smartest quarterback in pro football."...The Colts actually outgained the Bears in losing 35-15 last Sunday, 414 yards to 408. Unitas, Matte and Lamar McHan completed 20 of 35 passes for 330 yards...The new Esquire Magazine has a story, Pro Football's Bright New Breed, in which the Pack's Lombardi is one of the five coaches "explained" by Author-Artist Bob Riger. The


piece includes a good looking picture series of the Lombardi Trap play.


OCT 24 (Green Bay Press-Gazette) - Plans for a "Hawg Hanner Day" to honor the Packers' veteran defensive tackle were announced today by a group of fans headed by Bill King, George Farah and Paul Mazzoleni. The "day" will be held at the Packer-Colt game in City Stadium Nov. 18 with the ceremonies set for just before the opening kickoff. In order to raise enough money to present Hanner with a 1963 station wagon in appreciation of what the group called "his years of playing only top quality football as a Green Bay Packer," a special button sale will be held beginning Nov. 3. The buttons, calling attention "Hawg Hanner Day," will be available at a host of business places to be announced in the near future and will cost 50 cents. Packer Coach Vince Lombardi added, "There is no one more deserving." Hanner, an Arkansas native, is in his eleventh season with the Packers.


OCT 24 (Associated Press) - Don Hutson, Elroy Hirsch, Frank Clarke...Frank who? Frank Clarke is the name. It may not ring a bell in your hometown but it is a big name in Dallas. If the Cowboys' flanker back keeps on catching passes, it will be a big name coast-to-coast. In six games, Clarke has caught 11 touchdown passes. He still has eight games to go. Hutson set the NFL record of 17 for Green Bay in 1942. Hirsch tied it for Los Angeles in 1951 on a 12-game schedule. Clarke is another one of the men who got away from Paul Brown at Cleveland, like Bobby Mitchell. Placed on the draft list after three luckless years with the Browns, the former Colorado star wound up in Dallas when the league expanded in 1960. At the moment, Clarke is the leading scorer in the NFL with 66 points, passing idle Paul Hornung of Green Bay. In three years with the Browns, he caught a total of 10 passes and didn't score a point. "I wasn't happy to leave Cleveland," said Clarke in Dallas. "I felt I had left a great deal unfinished. But the more I thought I realized that Dallas was the ideal situation where I would have more of a chance. After all, at Cleveland, they had some pretty good catchers when I was there in Preston Carpenter, Pete Brewster and Ray Renfro." The rap on Clarke has been that he could catch the long ball but heard the patter of feet on the short one. "I used to think the six-pointer was the only thing that mattered," he said. "It took me a long time to realize I was wrong. Catching the short ones ought to be easier than the long ones. It was only a question of getting more confidence in myself. I knew I had to learn to fight for the ball under pressure. It wasn't that I didn't want to catch the short ones. I just did not have enough confidence. Ultimately, it comes down to one thing - if you are going to be successful in anything - you have to say to yourself 'I can do it.' Eddie LeBaron worked with me and taught me tricks. So did Tom Landry, our coach. Now I go in there thinking I can catch them all." Of the 11 TD passes, seven were thrown by LeBaron and four by Don Meredith, who alternates with little Eddie as Dallas quarterback. Clarke caught three in the opener against Washington and three last Sunday against Pittsburgh.



OCT 25 (Green Bay Press-Gazette) - If the Packers had some sort of middle name, it would have to be Run - or some such monicker that would indicate excessive action of the feet. Coach Vince Lombardi runs the legs off his charges and, believe us, that's the reason Green Bay is always in such great physical condition. All this wordage is aimed at the Packers in general and Boyd Dowler in particular. At 6-5 and going on "6," Dowler is the leggiest and the runningest Packer. He's the Pack's flanker back - or pro football's version of the lonesome end. Dowler runs 15 to 30 yards every time Bart Starr even thinks about passing. It's automatic. Dowler's partner in Runhood is Max McGee, who plays left end. Maxie is flanked, too, but on occasion he's withing whistlin' distance of the left tackle. Dowler and McGee, who rank 1-2 in pass catching, have something in common. They are both punters and the only two such animals in the league - in that no other regular offensive ends are punters. McGee is now the assistant punter to Dowler. A couple of years ago, it was the other way around. Dowler was a combined assistant and apprentive punter working under Maxie, master of the 50-yard six-foot-off-the-ground punt. Dowler gets 'em up there 60 feet or more. This is a great day for Dowler, because the young strapper in his fourth pro season is tied for first place in the punting averages. Sam Baker of Dallas, who does nothing by punt and kick, and Boyd each have 46.8-yard averages. Baker has punted 25 times, Dowler 16. Dowler does his punting under stress, so to speak, and that's where the physical conditioning comes in. Look to last Sunday vs. the 49ers in Milwaukee; Boyd came home with a 62.7-yard punting average on boots of 75, 51 and 62 yards. On each attempt, he was "fresh" from a 25-yard run under full steam. On the third down preceding his 75-yarder, Starr threw an incompletion to Tom Moore to the right side, while Dowler decoyed straight down the sideline. On Down 3 before the next (51-yarder) punt, Starr couldn't find a receiver and ran a yard, while Dowler, aware that it was a left-side pattern, ran deep to the right. On Down 3 before Dowler's last punt, Starr was trapped and fumbled (Jerry Kramer recovering) while Dowler again legged it way downfield, explaining that "it was my pattern." Huffin' and puffin'? Downer had to smile over that. "I've been doing it ever since I've been in football and it doesn't bother me a bit," Boyd said. Dowler's amazing condition showed up a year ago when he spent a good portion of the season as a GI at Fort Lewis. He'd join the team on occasion on weekends and be ready to go at almost full speed come game time. While the Bays gained a first-placer, in Dowler, in the individual statistics, they lost one - Paul Horning, who missed the 49er game last Sunday due to an injury. Hornung dropped into second place in the scoring race while Dallas' Frank Clarke, who hails from Beloit, zoomed into the lead on the strength of three touchdowns. Clarke has 66 points, Hornung 62. Paul is the only kicker among the first four scorers. Probably the most significant sets of "stix" in Baltimore this week are "the interception leaders." Willie Wood is leading ye olde league with six steals, while Herb Adderley and Hank Gremminger each have five. They have 16 of the Pack's 19 interceptions. Ray Nitschke has two and Jess Whittenton one. Sunday's game in Baltimore will offer the Bay defensers a juicy test because they'll be looking at the slants of the general himself, John Unitas. Unitas, incidentally, ranks seventh in passing while Starr remained in second behind Eddie LeBaron of Dallas. Jarrin' Jim Taylor, with a crunching 160-yard performance against the 49ers, now has a 217-yard bulge in the rushing category. Jimmy has 742 yards in 111 attempts for an average of 6.7. J.D. Smith of the 49ers is second with 525 stripes in 121 attempts for 4.3.


OCT 25 (Green Bay Press-Gazette) - Jimmy Conzelman, former Chicago Cardinals coach, will be the featured speaker at the enshrinement of Packer founded E.L. (Curly) Lambeau into the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame at the Green Bay Elks Club Saturday night, Nov. 17, General Chairman Harry Masse announced today. Conzelman, now a St. Louis advertising agency executive, was a coaching opponent of Lambeau, 30-year coach of the Packers, at Detroit and later with the Cardinals, whom he led to the 1948 world championship. An overflow crowd of 700 persons is assured for the enshrinement program, which will begin with a 7 o'clock dinner in the Elks Club auditorium. Don Hutson, all-time Packer great and one of Lambeau's star pupils, will serve as toastmaster. Others scheduled to appear on the program include Packer GM-Coach Vince Lombardi, Packer President Dominic Olejniczak, Johnny Blood, former Wisconsin great Rollie Barnum, Joe Kreuger, chairman of the Wisconsin Hall of Fame, and Bill Walden, WTMJ-TV sports announcer, who will dramatize the call of the roll of the Hall of Fame. Lambeau, who will be the first Green Bay native and the fifth Packer so honored, will become the 39th member of the hall. Other ex-Packers already enshrined are Cub Buck, Red Dunn, Clarke Hinkle, Blood and Hutson. A program highlight will be the unveiling of a huge bronze plaque of Lambeau. Following the dinner, it will be moved to the Milwaukee Arena, there to take its place with those of other Wisconsin sports immortals.


OCT 25 (Los Angeles) - Bob Oates wrote in the Herald-Examiner Wednesday that the AFL is considering a plan to abandon its San Diego and Oakland franchises because of financial losses. Saying that his story "may be denied until the end of the season," Oates wrote that the plan is to move the San Diego Chargers to New York and the Oakland Raiders to Kansas City or another midwest location, with the New York Titans moving to New Orleans. "The purpose of the Charger shift is to strengthen the AFL's base in New York," said Oates, "because the Giants have proved too much for the Titans in the fight for patronage, and although (owner) Harry Wismer has not warmed to the suggestion, he may sell his holdings there and New Orleans is ready to take the franchise." In New York, Wismer was unavailable for comment. In Dallas, assistant AFL Commissioner Milt Woodard said "this is about the most ridiculous rumor I have yet heard." "All three of these teams have territorial rights and are civic minded," Woodard said, adding that he was confident that both the San Diego and Oakland club owners would keep their teams on the West Coast. He said he knew the Oakland owners had been approached about a move, but they plan to stay in California. Woodard said that both San Diego and Oakland territories had "great potentials" and that the New York club would show improvement.



OCT 26 (Baltimore) - There's profound intelligence and unwavering dedication, both qualities which mirror the strong character of head coach Vince Lombardi, which set the Green Bay Packers apart from other teams. The Packers won't beat themselves. If somebody doesn't get to the Packers, like, for instance, the Baltimore Colts this 


Sunday, then I believe their image of superiority will become even more immense. Thus, the Packers will have a psychological advantage and a negative feeling will set in among teams having to go out and play them. I don't say this has happened, but it could. Once other clubs start to feel there's no point in showing up, then the Packers will be even tougher to beat. It's a hackneyed expression but they put their pants on the same way as the Colts and I have to agree with what Gino Marchetti had to say. Gino said the Colts aren't through or ready to turn over and play "dead." But Green Bay is gaining more every week and somebody is going to have to beat them or else there's no telling how far the momentum will take them. You hear glowing accolades in behalf of Jim Taylor and Paul Hornung. But I believe as long as that Green Bay line keeps functioning the Packers could get along without either Taylor or Hornung and still win. Let's look at the Packer offensive line. Jim Ringo at center is a veteran, not as big as some of the others but is good at everything. Guards Fred Thurston and Jerry Kramer are powerful and fast. All Hornung and Taylor have to do is motor along behind them. Tackles Bob Skoronski and Forrest Gregg are mobile and as good as anybody in the league at their positions. Slot back Ron Kramer, 6-3, 245 pounds, is a performer I have always liked because of the way he can take on 260-pound defensive tackles and handle them. Kramer's size and ability helps establish Green Bay's off-tackle play, which enabled them to maintain ball control. Green Bay's philosophy of football comes from the coach, Lombardi, who is a positive thinker and never believes in "firing and falling back." He's always marching on. Emlen Tunnell, who first played for Lombardi when he was on the coaching staff of the New York Giants, told me that Vinnie can hold you in awe with his eloquent orations. He's emotional to the point of being like an ancient demagogue. The Packers are a fearless defensive outfit. It will gamble on defense to get the ball because it knows the importance to have possession and work at ball control. The Colts realize Sunday is a "must" game. They'll do a job. I fully expect John Unitas, as he has so often, to come back and show the "Doubting Thomases." If you know football, you know the Colts aren't through. Lenny Moore's return can't help but help the Colts. His presence as a flanker or running back means the opposition has to assume a different defensive approach.


OCT 26 (Green Bay Press-Gazette) - Lenny Moore, the most fearless flanker in the business, is scheduled to make his official return against the Packers in Baltimore Sunday. The fleetest Colt cracked his kneecap seven weeks ago. The verdict then was four to six weeks. He started the last two games, against the Browns and Bears, but came out quickly in each without handling the ball. Moore figures to take over as flanker since insiders say he's thoroughly healed. He would replace Jimmy Orr who is the team's leading pass catcher. The Packer game was scheduled as Lenny Moore Day by a group of admirers last summer. The Day was called off when Moore was injured in the final non-league game. It could have been held after all. The Colts feel they did pretty well without the talented Moore, splitting six games. With him, the Colts expect to move - starting with the Pack Sunday. The presence of Moore is of special interest to Herb Adderley, the Pack's new left cornerbacker, who most times will make the first contact with Lenny. Adderley, as a rookie on the bench, watched Moore catch eight passes in the Pack's 45-21 loss to the Colts in Baltimore last year. John Unitas made considerable use of a suddenly-thrown wide pass to Moore and Raymond Berry, who caught seven, in that game. Hank Gremminger played across from Moore and Jess Whittenton was opposite Berry last year. Whittenton will look at Berry again, but Adderley is now in Gremminger's old corner spot and Hank is back at safety. "There's not too much you can do about actually stopping that kind of pass. The pass itself won't beat you, but the problem is keeping him (Moore) from getting away after the pass is caught," Gremminger pointed out, adding: "It's one on one and there must be a lot of pursuit." Adderley thinks Moore is "the most dangerous receiver in the league. He can slant in and out, hitch - he's quick and his timing is perfect. I think he's more dangerous on short passes because he's such a good runner." Herb reminded that "Orr is a good receiver, too, and about the only thing I can do is give 100 percent." Adderley and Gremminger apparently have been looking down the barrel of a lot of passes, but they've responded nicely - with 10 interceptions for a total of 199 yards and one TD. Adderley stole five and returned 'em 111 yards and the touch while Hank returned his five for 88. Willie Wood and Whittenton, who play the right side, have seven - six by Wood. The Colts have made considerable use of the pass thus far and they'll probably do same vs. Green Bay - unless Unitas is getting some mileage out of Joe Perry, Tom Matte, Alex Hawkins and Mark Smolinski. Matte and Perry are the 1-2 rushers. Baltimore has made 62 first downs passing (the Pack 53), 1,266 yards passing (the Pack 1,02), and 185 pass attempts (the Pack 125). The difference, of course, is in percentage of completions. Green Bay has 64.1 (Bart Starr 66.1) and Baltimore has 54.6 (Unitas 55.0). John's understudy, former Packer Lamar McHan, has completed 8 of 14 for 193 yards and two touchdowns. Unitas has thrown 11 passes, Starr 7. The greatest difference between the league's top two quarterbacks is in the Dept. of Interceptions. Bart has had only three intercepted for a percentage of 2.5; Unitas had 11 stolen for 6.1. Unitas hopes to get some of his "old time" protection Sunday. Returning to guard after missing the Bear game due to injury will be Mike Sandusky, the regular right guard. The Packers tapered off drills today, stressing defense against the Colts' aerials. Coach Vince Lombardi sent the Bays trough a leather-popping drill Thursday and for the first time a couple of old Green Bay stand-bys were present - snow and cold wind. The Bays will leave for Baltimore at 9 o'clock Saturday morning via a United Airlines charter. They drill there in the afternoon.



OCT 27 (Baltimore Evening Sun) - Green Bay is an eleven-point favorite and that makes everything just peachy for an upset when the Colts meet the world champion Packers tomorrow (2:05 o'clock) at Memorial Stadium. This may sound like wishful thinking, but there may be a full house of 57,966 hoping for just such a miracle and drawing on long memories to justify their position...FIGURES SUPPORT PACKERS: On cold figures, there is no logical reason why the Hosses should prevail. The Packers are undefeated in six games, lead the NFL in any number of offensive and defensive departments and have a bruising ground attack that features ball control and is vested mainly in the personnel of fullback Jim Taylor, the circuit's leading rusher...HORNUNG ABLE TO RUN: About the only negative thing for the visitors in a personnel way is the fact the other half of their overland attack, versatile Paul Hornung, may see only limited action or none at all. Hornung, whose 62 points paced loop scoring until he hurt his knee in the Minnesota game a fortnight ago, has been running this week, but Coach Vince Lombardi isn't certain yet whether he will use - or need - the Golden Boy. The Bays are well stocked with replacements for him. Jerry Kramer, offensive right guard, can take care of conversions and field goals, and defensive back Willie Wood kicks off. Tom Moore, Hornung's alternate, ran for 84 yards on 14 carries in last Sunday's 31-13 victory over San Francisco, and Lombardi has Elijah Pitts and Lew Carpenter to spell Moore...HOSSES STUMBLING ALONG: The Colts have stumbled along, losing one for every game they've captured, and no player is having the kind of season to make him a real standout. Even John Unitas, the once peerless quarterback, is having trouble, but some of his and the Colts' woes should be at an end. Lenny Moore is reported finally ready to go at full speed, and his return to regular duty is about the best shot in the arm the Hosses could get...CAN FILL EITHER ROLE: Of course, it was announced Moore would play against Cleveland and Chicago, and he did, making token appearances, but this week he has drilled with the squad, has perfected his timing and can function either at the tight halfback or flanker spot. The present Colt-Packer situation is very much like that of a year ago. Then Green Bay arrived, leading the Western Conference with a 6-1 mark, the six triumphs coming in a row, and was a prohibitive favorite to thump the Hosses, a mere 3-4 team, as they had done a month previously in Green Bay, 45-7...PRODUCED 45-21 SHOCKER: But the Colts, with everything to gain and nothing to lose, produced the supreme effort of their


campaign and flattened the Bays, 45-21, to provide the impetus for five victories in their final seven games. Actually, Memorial Stadium is something of a jinx for the Wisconsin eleven. It has won here only twice, 1954 and 1957, since Weeb Ewbank became Hoss skipper, and Lombardi, for all his wizardry in taking his team to the top of the heap in short order, has never been triumphant in Baltimore...QB STARR NO SLOUCH: To supplement their might on the ground, the invaders possess an excellent air arm in quarterback Bart Starr, and when they choose to pass, they can be devastating. Starr has just as good a crew of receivers in Boyd Dowler, Max McGee, Ron Kramer and the almost unstoppable Taylor as Unitas has in Moore, Raymond Berry, Jimmy Orr, R.C. Owens, Dee Mackey and Dick Bielski. The Colts also will have Lenny Lyles back in action to help the defensive backfield. The way Taylor, Tom Moore and the other Green Bay backs run, the Baltimore secondary will be hard pressed to help spring the miracle hometown fans are hoping for. Although the game is sold out, 200 student tickets will go on sale tomorrow at noon.


OCT 27 (Baltimore-Green Bay Press-Gazette) - The Packers have lost four straight games to the Colts in Memorial Stadium by an average score of 41 to 17. That's not good, and the losing record points up the difficult job the Packers face before the world's noisiest fans Sunday afternoon. This four-game setback skein was started with the infamous 56 to 0 licking in 1958, which was Scooter McLean's one and only year at the helm. Vince Lombardi took over in 1959 but losing here prevailed - 28 to 24 that year, 38 to 24 in 1960 and 45 to 21 last fall. The circumstances this year are somewhat different than in the past two years. In 1960 and 1961, the first Packer-Colt games were played in Green Bay. In each case, the Packers scored impressive victories, 35-21 in '60 and 45-7 last fall. Then in the replays in Baltimore the Colts got revenge. The second game of the '62 series will be played in Green Bay Nov. 18. It would be nice to have the Colts coming into Green Bay looking to even the score for the season. Beating the Colts in Memorial Stadium is one of the few things the Lombardimen haven't accomplished. Thus, Sunday's game is a special kind of challenge to the Packers...Tom Matte, the sophomore from Ohio State, is Baltimore's best back. The 205-pound strongboy, like the Pack's Paul Hornung, has a finger in scoring (18 points), rushing (211 yards in 67 attempts), passing (5 completions in 11 attempts for 85 yards, 1 TD), and pass receiving (7 for 71). The Colts are looking for a Jim Taylor to go with Matte, who plays the option and/or left half spot. The current fullback is a good one, Joe Perry, but the Jet, at 35, is sure to run out of gas before the '63 season approaches...The Packers practices in City Stadium Friday morning and escaped the wind. The practice fields (just south of the Arena) are rough


Green Bay Packers Jim Taylor (31) runs the ball against the San Francisco 49ers. (Credit: GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE)


Green Bay Packers Jerry Kramer (64) blocks for Jim Taylor (31). (Credit: GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE)


Green Bay Packers Jim Taylor (31) runs the ball. (Credit: GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE)


when the wind is blowing. "We're right out in the open," Lombardi says. It was murder there Thursday - with the cold wind and snow. Eighteen players stayed out after the official practice Friday. Jerry Kramer did some field goal kicking, with Jim Ringo centering and Bart Starr holding. The others passed the ball around, Willie Wood tried kicking off, and some of the others just did a little running. Since Hornung was hurt late in the first period of the Viking game, J. Kramer has booted 3 out of 4 field goal tries and the only "miss" was blocked. Hornung hit on 6 of 9 attempts. Dick Bielski, the former Eagle and Brown, is doing most of the Colts' field goal kicking. The Packers are headquartering at the Sheraton-Belvidere Hotel. Kickoff Sunday is set for 1:05 Green Bay time, which is 2:05 Baltimore time. Washington, Baltimore and Pittsburgh are the only cities in the league still using the old "2 o'clock" starting time.



OCT 28 (Baltimore-Green Bay Press-Gazette) - The Packers go for No. 7 today, at the expense of Gen. John Unitas and the screamingest fans in captivity. This is a supreme test for any champion - playing the Colts in their own backyard, and the Packers are well aware of the difficulty. They haven't won here in five years. Today's game marks the halfway mark in the 1962 championship season and the Packers are in hopes of leaving town tonight with a gaudy 7-0 record, thus placing the hopeful Colts at 3-4...COULD 'MAKE' SEASON: The Colts want this one in the worst way. Fresh from a 35-15 loss to the Bears, the Colts could tighten up the title race and "make" their season by beating Green Bay. The Bays have a 2-game lead on the Bears and Lions (each with 4-2), who meet in Detroit today. The usual capacity crowd of 57,960 will witness the firing in Memorial Stadium and the experts have decreed that the mob will be quiet and sad at the end (we hope). Green Bay is rated a 13-point favorite. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:06, Packerland time. The Packers will be without Paul Hornung for the second straight Sunday since he is still hobbled by the knee injury he sustained in the Viking game two weeks ago. Tom Moore will open in Hornung's run-pass position and Jerry Kramer will do the placekicking...PRETTY WELL BRUISED: Moore did right well in support of the Bays' big howitzer, Jim Taylor, last Sunday, adding 84 yards to Taylor's 160. Moore could even work some at fullback today since Taylor is pretty well bruised from a heavy pounding in last two games. The Packers could become a passing team today - unlike last Sunday when Bart Starr passed only a dozen times in a 31-13 win over the 49ers. The Bays have generally had success vs. Baltimore with passing and if there's an opening you can bet Starr will be throwing to Ron Kramer, Boyd Dowler, Max McGee and the backs most of the day. The Bays' biggest test will be on the defense - in view of Unitas and a reportedly healthy Lenny Moore. Unitas has been murder for all opposition, given half and ounce of protection. Moore is scheduled to return at full steam today for the first time since he hurt his knee seven weeks ago. Unitas cooked the Packers a year ago with his pinpoint sideline passing to Moore and Raymond Berry, who caught 15 between 'em, leading to a 45-21 Colt win. The defense's major objective is to get their mitts on Unitas. The Bears did it last Sunday with reckless red dogging and the Colts were limited to 15 points. The Packers would settle for that total right now. Unitas has receivers galore. With Moore at flanker is Jimmy Orr, the club's leading receiver, and sharing left end are Berry and R.C. Owens. Dick Bielski and Dee Mackey divide tight end duties. The Colts have been getting excellent performances out of young Tom Matte, who is being groomed as the Hornung-type. He works with fullbacks Joe Perry and Mark Smolinski. The Packers will be going for their 15th straight win since they last lost - the 49ers in San Francisco last December. In fact, that was the only game the Bays lost since they last played in Baltimore. The Packers practiced in the stadium Saturday afternoon and were amused to see a Colt tackling sled that carried the numbers 31 and 5. The numbers were written on the tackling mat, indicating that the Colts had Jim Taylor and Paul Hornung in mind. Or did they? The name Castro was scrawled above 31 and Khrushchev was written above 5. Commissioner Pete Rozelle came down from NFL headquarters in New York for the game. Asked about the Packers and all the talk of Green Bay winning them all, Pete laughed and remarked that "five of your first six games were at home." Rozelle conferred with Packer Coach Vince Lombardi and Baltimore officials Saturday.

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