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Update: Charles Woodson, team captain and pro bowl cornerback, has declared his support for Wisconsin's public workers through an individual public statement.  Woodson is one of the team's elected representatives to the players' union.

Whether you like football or not, most people know that the Green Bay Packers are Super Bowl XLV Champions.

However, it is a good bet that only true sports history buffs, or ardent Packers fans are aware that Green Bay is the NFL’s only publicly owned franchise.

How else could you explain the existence of a team in Green Bay, Wis., the 268th most populated city in America? 

For a comparison, Arlington, Texas, the site of this year’s Super Bowl, has four times as many people than Titletown, USA.

During the NFL’s early years, other teams called a small town or city home, too.  Yet, as football deve...

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