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NFL: Packers Beat Bears, 24-14, for Third Exhibition Victory

Aug. 26, 1961 - The Green Bay Packers scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns today to beat the Chicago Bears, 24-14, before 42,560 fans, the largest crowd to watch a professional football game in Wisconsin. The Packers, trailing by 14-10 in the last quarter of the exhibition between NFL clubs, scored on touchdowns by Jim Taylor and Paul Hornung. The victory was the Packers' third in a row this season and their eleventh consecutive exhibition victory in three seasons.


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