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Former Packers GM Ron Wolf Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

The man who led the Green Bay Packers' football operations during the team's return to glory in the 1990s has finally earned a place in Canton.

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The Green Bay Packers will soon have another person honored in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Bob McGinn, Ron Wolf has gained entrance to pro football's most hallowed hall.

If true, it means the former Packers general manager earned over 80% of the vote from the Hall of Fame Board of Selectors, and will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in early August of this year.

Wolf was hired by Packers president Bob Harlan prior to the 1992 season, and hired head coach Mike Holmgren shortly thereafter. He traded a first-round pick for quarterback Brett Favre that offseason and signed free agent defensive end Reggie White the next year, building the foundation for the team's return to glory that culminated in their victory in Super Bowl XXXI following the 1996 season.

Wolf is the 23rd member of the Packers organization to be inducted into the Hall of Fame, a group which includes White and 2013 inductee Dave Robinson.

Ron's son, Eliot Wolf, is a member of the Packers' current front office under General Manager Ted Thompson. Eliot Wolf currently holds the position of Director of Player Personnel.