Packers Win Their Ninth NFL Championship
Jan. 2, 1966 – Paul Hornung and Jim Taylor run roughshod over the Cleveland Browns as the Packers win their ninth championship with a 23-12 victory at Lambeau Field. Controlling the ball for an estimated 40 minutes, Green Bay runs 69 plays to just 39 for the visitors. Hornung (18 rushes for 105 yards) and Taylor (27-96) pile up 10 first downs rushing to just two for Cleveland. The Packers prevent a possible fourth-quarter comeback by limiting the Browns to four plays for minus-5 yards in the final 15 minutes.