Packers historian talks about how team survived

Packers historian Cliff Christl appears on CW 14 Focus with Robert Hornacek (WCWF).

(WCWF) -- This week on CW 14 Focus host Robert Hornacek will be joined by Packers historian Cliff Christl.

Christl is a former sportswriter who spent decades covering the Packers.

He is also the author of "Packers Heritage Trail: The Town, The Team, The Fans from Lambeau to Lombardi."

On the show, Christl will talk about some of the colorful characters in Packers history. He will also explain how the small market team was able to survive.

"It's a miracle that this team has survived for many reasons," Christl said. "It's the greatest story in sports because this team was perpetually on its deathbed."

CW 14 Focus is a weekly, half-hour interview program that focuses on the issues important to people in northeast Wisconsin. Each week, Robert Hornacek will sit down with a different guest and go beyond the sound bites. The program will highlight the people making a difference in the community and give viewers an opportunity to get in depth perspective. CW 14 Focus airs Sundays at 10 a.m.