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Mark Murphy issues powerful statement on Packers’ plans to combat societal issues

Green Bay Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy produced a nearly four-minute video statement on the team’s ideas and future plans for helping drive change on societal issues in Wisconsin and around the country.

Murphy said events of the last few months, including the shooting of Jacob Blake by police officers in Kenosha, “had an impact on our entire organization.”

Murphy reminded viewers of the efforts of Hall of Fame coach Vince Lombardi during previous struggles for societal change back in the 1960s and shot down the idea that a football team like the Packers should just “stick to sports.