Pro Football: A Maximum of Crunch

As the Franks said to the Romans, "It must be fun to be a Hun." Or a Green Bay Packer. Preseason games are supposed to be exhibitions, and that is all last week's Green Bay-Dallas game was: an exhibition of brutality in the purest Packer tradition. The faces might be unfamiliar. Donny Anderson was at halfback, in place of retired Paul Hornung; Jim Grabowski at fullback, replacing deported Jim Taylor; Zeke Bratkowski at quarterback, filling in for injured Bart Starr. But the effect was the same — a minimum of razzle-dazzle and...

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