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Packer Backers
Green Bay is unique among NFL cities in that it is a minor-league town with a major-league franchise. Thus the Packers enjoy a tremendous presence and support locally. The fact that the Packers are the only publicly owned professional sports franchise helps the team maintain a strong community identity. The success of the team in the last decade has exposed the passion and devotion of fans to a national audience and has helped make the terms "Wisconsinite" and "Packer fan" synonymous in popular culture.

Packer Backer celebrating at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI. Courtesy of Andy Kraushaar.