Best of the Packers: Top 10 defensive backs since 1960

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5. Mark Lee (1980-90)

As part of their seemingly never-ending rebuilding process of the 1970s and 1980s, the Green Bay Packers came across a gem in the second round of the 1980 NFL Draft when they selected Washington defensive back Mark Lee.

Lee was a kick returner and backup defensive back as a rookie and took over as the starter at left corner in 1981.

He had a career-best nine interceptions in 1986 and posted six picks in 1981.

Though he was never selected to the Pro Bowl in his 11 seasons in Green Bay, Lee was still a valuable performer, ranking eighth in franchise history with 31 interceptions.

Lee was waived by the Packers near the end of the 1991 preseason and played for the San Francisco 49ers and New Orleans Saints that season before retiring.

He is one of the more glaring omissions from the Packers Hall of Fame.

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