Best of the Packers: Top 10 defensive linemen since 1960

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6. Robert Brown (1982-92)

The Green Bay Packers selected Virginia Tech linebacker Robert Brown in the fourth round of the 1982 NFL Draft and patiently waited for him to develop.

After playing outside linebacker as a rookie, he was moved to defensive end in 1983 and blossomed.

He logged five sacks as a backup in 1984 before becoming the full-time starter at right end in 1986, where he remained a fixture for the next seven years.

His 156 games as a Packer are the most for any defensive lineman in team history.

He finished his career with two interceptions, one returned for a score, and 13 fumble recoveries to go with 25½ sacks.

Waived by the Packers in April 1993 after 11 seasons in Green Bay, he opened a facility in Virginia aimed at helping young athletes with performance training.

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