The “Green Bay Packers” is a professional American Football team situated in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The team is part of the North Division, which plays in the National Football Conference (NFC) of the National Football League (NFL).
The Packers are the last remnants of the NFL’s “small town teams” during the 1920s and 1930s. The team was founded in the year 1919 under the ownership of Earl “Curly” Lambeau and George Whitney Calhoun.
The team is the only community-owned and non-profit professional sports team to be situated in the United States. In the 1919 and 1920 seasons, the team played as a semi-professional American football team against other teams from the city of Wisconsin and the Midwest.
In the league’s history of franchise, the team ranked as the third oldest franchise in the National Football League (NFL), which took place on the field in the year 1919.
After 2 years from the year of their franchise in 1919, the team officially joined the American Professional Football Association (APFA); APFA is the previous name of the NFL. Compared to other professional sports market based in North America, the Green Bay Packers are the smallest NFL team in the location.
The Packers play their home games at Milwaukee between the years 1933 and the 1994. In fact, Milwaukee is also the team’s fan base. In their gaming history, the team showed outstanding records in the league. They won a total of 13 league championships including nine championships in the National Football League (NFL) after the Super Bowl period. The team also won four Super Bowl championships, namely the Super Bowl I (1967), Super Bowl II (1968), Super Bowl XXXI (1997) and the Super Bowl XLV (2011).
The Green Bay Packers’ main competitors are the NFC North (formerly known as the NFC Central), Minnesota Vikings, Chicago Bears and the Detroit Lions. In the NFL’s history, the rivalry between the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers is one of the oldest rivalries since the year 1921.