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    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.

     
  • Sat., Jun. 14, 2014 2:30PM CDT Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer

    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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An oral history: Dave Robinson

Posted Feb 9, 2014


Cliff Christl started gathering oral histories with former Packers and others associated with the team in 2000 and will continue to gather them as Packers historian. Excerpts from those interviews will be periodically posted here.

Robinson played outside linebacker for the Packers from 1963-’72. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2013. Here he talks about the other Hall of Famers on the Packers’ defense in the 1960s.

On Willie Davis:

Robinson: “As a pass rusher, he was so quick off the ball. He was a good run player, too. But the fact he played next to Ron Kostelnik (helped) because Ron hung in there and did a lot to stop the run. It allowed Willie to freelance more. (But) Willie was so intelligent and quick as a cat -- he’d play a guy’s angle. He could do it all.”

On Henry Jordan:

Robinson: “He had three sacks, I think, in that 1967 playoff game against the Rams. He went against Tom Mack, who is a Hall of Famer, and Mack never touched him. If you tried to trap Jordan, he was right there. (Jordan) would give you a jiggle with his body and he had great, quick feet. He’d slap you when the head-slap was legal, and he’d be around you so fast. He had a million moves. “

On Ray Nitschke:

Robinson: “Nitschke was one of the greatest players I played with. It’s hard to say anything bad about Nitschke… Nitschke had football knowledge, but he got excited and made mistakes. He was a hitter and aggressive, (but) he couldn’t make decisions on the fly. You almost had to sit him down and diagram it. He was a great teammate.”

On Herb Adderley:

Robinson: “Adderley was a little meaner than (Bob) Jeter. I think Adderley was (a better cover guy). The reason Jeter had more interceptions than Adderley is that teams didn’t throw at our left side. Adderley knew the game. Having played offense, he knew what the offense was trying to do. Herb used to knock the hell out of running backs. He tackled hard. When Herb had to force, he was always there.”

On Willie Wood:

Robinson: “Willie Wood could sit down and diagram what every man on defense did on every play. If he saw you do something wrong, he could correct linebackers, defensive tackles. Willie Wood had an overall perspective of the whole thing.”

Today, Robinson lives in Akron, Ohio.

 
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