Ron Wolf, who rebuilt Packers, leads Hall Class of 2015

CANTON, Ohio (AP) Ron Wolf, the man who brought Brett Favre to Green Bay, beat the quarterback to Canton.

Wolf led off the eight-man Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2015 on Saturday night.

Wolf spent 23 seasons with the Raiders, helping the organization to a pair of Super Bowl titles. He took over as general manager in Green Bay in 1991. He hired coach Mike Holmgren to revive the struggling franchise and orchestrated a trade that brought Favre to Green Bay from Atlanta.

The Packers went on to win one Super Bowl and appear in another with Wolf at the helm. Wolf was presented for induction by his son Eliot, who is the director of pro personnel for Green Bay.


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