Best of the Packers: Top 10 offensive linemen since 1960

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9. Ken Ruettgers (1985-96)

The Green Bay Packers were hoping to bolster their offensive line when they made USC All-American tackle Ken Ruettgers the seventh overall pick in the 1985 NFL Draft.

While Ruettgers never earned any Pro Bowl berths, he was the Packers offensive MVP in 1989 and was a starter for most of his 12-year career in Green Bay.

He started two games as a rookie, then took over at left tackle for most of the next 11 seasons, save for an injury-shortened 1991 season.

But in 1996, Ruettgers began the year on the physically unable to perform list and, after being active for four games, opted to retire in November of that year, just missing out on the Packers’ Super Bowl title.

After playing in 156 games for Green Bay and starting 140 of them, Ruettgers was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame in 2014.

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