Packers honor Reggie White, retire number

Updated: September 18, 2005, 11:02 PM ET
Associated Press

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- To the cheers and chants of "Reg-gie," the "Minister of Defense" now has his name above the NFL's most famous cathedral.

The Green Bay Packers on Sunday retired Reggie White's No. 92 -- the fifth player so honored in club history -- at halftime in a 26-24 loss to the Cleveland Browns at Lambeau Field.

"He gave himself to Green Bay and Green Bay showed its love to him and his family," said White's widow, Sara. "Because of the patience of the Green Bay fans ...

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