Legendary Packers offensive guard Jerry Kramer might finally be able to call himself a Hall of Famer.
The first step happened Thursday when the Ice Bowl hero was named a senior finalist. It's the 11th time Kramer has been a Hall of Fame finalist, the most of any player currently not enshrined. His last time came in 1997.
His daughter shared her thoughts on Twitter:
Kramer, an 81-year-old from Montana, is a former Packer, author and sports commentator, best remembered for his 11-year career inas an offensive lineman. As a 6 ft 3 in, 245-pound , Kramer was an integral part of the famous " ", a signature play in which both guards rapidly pull out from their normal positions and lead block for the running back going around the end. Kramer was an five times, and a member of the NFL's 50th anniversary team in 1969.
Kramer made the