Chewey enters Packers Hall of Fame : Packers Insider

Chewey enters Packers Hall of Fame

July 19, 2010 by  
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July 18, 2010 ~ by Michael Vandermause

~It’s been nearly a decade since Mark Chmura was acquitted of third-degree sexual assault charges in suburban Milwaukee.

Packers Hall of Fame inductee Mark Chmura speaks to the media at Lambeau Field Saturday about his induction into the Packers Hall of Fame. Evan Siegle/Press-Gazette

Although Chmura was legally cleared, the reputation of the Green Bay Packers Pro Bowl tight end took a major hit in subsequent years.

Any discussion of prom parties and hot tubs ultimately led to bad or tasteless jokes involving Chmura. His name has been dragged through the mud countless times, and some view him with disdain or disgust.

But the time to move on is long overdue. Chmura’s induction into the Packers Hall of Fame on Saturday night at the Lambeau Field Atrium should help in the healing process and serve to formally welcome him back into the Packers family where he belongs.

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