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  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 8:00AM - 6:00PM CDT Packers Pro Shop Tent Sale

    The sale is taking place earlier than in previous years, due to the construction at Lambeau Field and the work that the Pro Shop team must complete in preparation for the new store, which will open this summer. Visitors to Lambeau Field should enter the Atrium through the Oneida Nation Gate. Parking is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate, which can be accessed off Oneida Street and Lombardi Avenue.

    The sale will feature the traditional mix of Pro Shop items greatly reduced in price and other special purchases.

    The team’s football operations staff also has provided Packers team apparel no longer in use, including a large assortment of t-shirts, shorts, jackets, jerseys and pants. Some items are practice-worn gear not normally available in the Pro Shop.

    The tent sale began in 1994 in the parking lot outside the former Pro Shop on the north end of Lambeau Field and grew into a popular event. Now in its 11th year in the Atrium, the tent sale also was held in the west side stadium concourse in previous years.

     
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    The 17th annual Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic is set for Saturday, June 7, 2014 in the Don Hutson Center with sessions ranging from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic gives members ages 5-14 years old the opportunity to practice football skills and drills with other Packers backers and a few up-and-coming Packers players.  Parents/Guardians are welcome to come and watch their child/ren participate in the clinic. 

    Members may choose one of three sessions to attend:

    • Session 1 – 8:30 to 10 a.m.
    • Session 2 – 11 to 12:30 p.m.
    • Session 3 – 2 to 3:30 p.m.


    The event will be held inside the Don Hutson Center, the Packers indoor practice facility. Parking for the event is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate.  

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic is a member’s only event and will have a registration fee of $5.

    Deadline to register:

    • New Members – May 11, 2014
    • Current Members – May 18, 2014


    To sign up to become a member of the Junior Power Pack and receive an invitation to the clinic fans can go to www.packers.com/jpp.

     
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    The eleventh annual Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer motorcycle ride will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, June 14, 2014. The ride will start at Vandervest Harley-Davidson (1966 Velp Avenue, Green Bay) and will make a fun-filled stop at the Seymour Fireman's Picnic, held at the Outagamie County Fairgrounds in Seymour.

    Ride Day Schedule

    • 9-10:30 am: Registration at Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Geen Bay
    • 11 am: Depart Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Green Bay
    • 12 pm: Arrive in Seymour. Enjoy food, beverages, entertainment and a short program.
    • 2:30 pm: Party kicks off at the new South Endzone Festival Foods MVP Deck at Lambeau Field! Guests can access the space by way of the Shopko Gate. See the field and enjoy the atmosphere from this beautiful indoor/outdoor space newly opened and accessed by very few. The party will include silent and live auction, food, beverages, music and merchandise available for purchase.


    More information: http://cruiseforcancer.org/

     
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Aaron Rodgers sacks himself after Packers win

Posted Nov 4, 2012

Aaron Rodgers added four more touchdown passes to his league-leading total, but a quarterback who has been sacked 29 times this season added one more to that total following Sunday’s 31-17 win over the Arizona Cardinals. Rodgers sacked himself.

“That was probably my best play of the game, unfortunately,” Rodgers said of a caution-to-the-wind fumble recovery.

Does that mean you don’t think you played well?

“No, I didn’t throw it very well today. I threw it into the dirt and got Jordy (Nelson) hurt. I was off. It wasn’t one of my better games,” Rodgers said.

His stat line showed 14 completions in 30 pass attempts for 218 yards, four touchdowns, one interception and a 96.9 passer rating. For most quarterbacks, it would’ve been a great day, but Rodgers isn’t most quarterbacks. He’s the 2011 NFL MVP, arguably the best quarterback in the game.

“We had a chance to put the game away there and didn’t do it,” he said of a point in the third quarter when the Packers led 21-7, got an interception at the Arizona 17-yard line and had to settle for a field goal, got the ball at the 50 following a 20-yard punt and moved two yards in three plays.

That’s not Packers football. Last year’s Packers would’ve turned the game into a rout. Instead, following a 31-yard catch-and-run touchdown by Larry Fitzgerald, the Packers found themselves having to make a goal line stand to keep Arizona at arm’s length.

“I have to play better. These are the kinds of games you can really put a team away. We didn’t do that. We need to do a better job of closing out games like this,” Rodgers said.

All of this can mean only one thing: The Packers still have a gear left to hit, and the goal coming out of their bye week will be to hit that gear in their final seven games of the season.

“I like where we’re at. We had some adversity early in the season,” Rodgers said.

He was probably alluding to something that happened in Seattle in Week 3. It was a bit controversial. Man, 7-2 sure would look good, huh?

“We have a lot of guys that can get back in the mix, and then we can really take off,” Rodgers said.

Nelson will go on the injury report now with an ankle injury to accompany the hamstring that caused him to miss a game. A hip injury sent Bryan Bulaga to the bench for the rest of the game, and Clay Matthews limped off with a recurrence of a hamstring injury that has dogged him since 2010.

What if all the hurts go away? What if Nelson and Jennings, a one-two receiving punch that carried the Packers to 13-0 a year ago, get back on the field together for the stretch run?

Here’s the big one: What if all of that happens and Randall Cobb continues his meteoric rise to stardom?

“Any time we get the ball in his hands, it usually turns out pretty good. He’s a weapon for us,” Rodgers said of Cobb.

Right now, he’s Rodgers’ favorite weapon. He’s the Packers’ leading receiver, the player who causes the most worry among Packers opponents.

“We have five division games. We have to go on the road for three of them. We kind of control our own destiny. We have a chance to make a run at the division title, which was our goal at the beginning of the season, get a home playoff game and go from there,” Rodgers said.

“We’re going to have to create a little momentum after the bye.”

He’s the guy who has to create it.

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