I always thought Forrest would be the one to get the Pack back on the championship track after Bart came up short. He was a stolid disciplinarian, scary looking at times with that look of determination like he ready to grab a helmet. He ended up to be just what the Bengals needed at the time. But his Packer coaching tenure did bring us the infamous Charles Martin body slam of Jim McMahon. Sorry to see him go. 

fightphoe93 posted:

I'd say the highlight for Forrest as a coach at GB was the end of the '84 season. They finished 7-1 to end the year and I thought for sure they would take that momentum and carry it over to '85 for a huge year, but it didn't work out that way.

RIP Forrest, did a lot of impressive things when he wasn't coaching the Packers. 

Thanks for recalling that season, 'phoe
I remember we started out 1-7, and there was the typical grumbling, wailing, and gnashing of teeth.
But that second half of the season...man, we were on fire! It was very enjoyable and exciting, and it made me wonder...is the Pack finally back?

RIP for a great Packer.

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