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Bart Starr recovering from mild stroke

GREEN BAY -- Worrisome news for Packers fans about all time great Bart Starr and how he suffered a mild stroke last week.

His family says he still has some function and makes progress every day. They acknowledged that while scary they are optimistic he will make a full recovery.

The 80 year old is still in the hospital and will be released when he gets his strength back.

Packers President Mark Murphy issued a statement that said:

\"Everyone in the Packers family extends our best wishes to Bart for a quick recovery.\"

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