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  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 6:00 PM CDT Packers 1K Kids Run

    Back to Football also includes the 1K Kids Run, presented by WPS Health Insurance. Kids 10 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a Lambeau Lap on Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Registration for the Kids Run is $10 and all participants will receive a Packers 1K Run t-shirt, a logoed bag and a participant medal.

    http://www.packers.com/5k

  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 7:00 PM CDT Movie Night at Lambeau Field

    Movie Night at Lambeau Field will return this year on Friday, July 25, following the 1K Kids Run. The event is free and open to the public, and concessions will be available throughout the movie. More details will be announced at a later date.

    Time listed above is subject to change.

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 6:30 PM CDT Packers 5K Run/Walk

    The fifth annual ‘5K Run/Walk at Lambeau Field,’ is set for Saturday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m.

    The computer-timed run is highlighted by a neighborhood route that ultimately takes participants into Lambeau Field and around the famed gridiron. The event has a special finish line – the Packers’ ‘G’ painted on turf located in the parking lot.

    All participants will receive a Packers 5K Run T-shirt, a logoed bag, and a bib number and timing chip. To celebrate the race’s fifth anniversary, all participants will receive a commemorative medal. In addition, photos will be taken on the course and will be available at no cost on the Packers 5K Run website.

    Packers-themed awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group. An awards ceremony will take place following the conclusion of the race.

    Registration, which is $25 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), will be available online beginning Friday, May 23, at www.packers.com/5k. Mail-in registration is also an option, with forms available online and in person at Lambeau Field. Runners can also register at the Bellin Run Expo on Friday, June 13, at Astor Park in Green Bay. Early registration is encouraged. After July 13, registration fees will increase to $30 and $20, respectively.

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT PPCC Annual Reception

    The Packers Partners Annual Reception is set for Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Lambeau Field Atrium from 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM.

    Packers Jarrett Boykin, Eddie Lacy, Datone Jones and DuJuan Harris will appear at the reception. The event will include a Player Guest Q&A, a Meet & Greet with a Packers Alumni and a Raffle Drawing.

    This is a member’s only event. Invitations will be mailed the week of June 23rd, and online registration will open at 9 am CDT on June 25th and will close on July 11th at 5 pm CDT. 

    Invitations will include all of this information and additional details.

    To sign up to become a member of the Packers Partners Club of Champions and receive an invitation to the reception, fans can go to www.packers.com/ppcc.

     
  • Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 5:30 PM CDT Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health

    ‘Family Night’ will serve as the introduction of the 2014 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience.

    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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Brandon Marshall says this is not a must-win game

Posted Oct 31, 2013

A Bears win would send NFC North into three-way tie

Bears WR Brandon Marshall

GREEN BAY—The Chicago Bears haven’t beaten their archrival, the Green Bay Packers, since a Monday night game in Week 3 of the 2010 season. Though it appears the Bears are facing a crossroads game at Lambeau Field on Monday night, Bears Head Coach Marc Trestman is making sure his team doesn’t place too much importance on it.

Is this a must win for the 4-3 Bears against the 5-2 Packers?

“No, no,” Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall said. “The reason I say that is because we approach every game as saying every game is important. Our team doesn’t panic; we didn’t panic when Jay (Cutler) went down. So this is a resilient bunch and I think we face adversity pretty well.”

Trestman supported Marshall’s comments with these:

“It’s only one game. I think we all understand the effect it would have in the standings at this stage in the season, but there’s still a whole season to play afterwards,” Trestman said.

Here’s the effect the outcome of this game will have on the standings: A Bears win would tie them with the Packers and the bye-week Lions for first place in the NFC North, each at 5-3, with a home game against the Lions dead ahead. A Bears loss would leave them in third place, a full two games behind the Packers.

Clearly, the difference between winning and losing is monumental for the Bears.

Not a must win? Hmmm.

Trestman is in his first season as Bears head coach. He is an offensive-minded coach who is revered for his work with quarterbacks. Having lost Cutler to injury, Trestman is counting on what he can do with Josh McCown, who gave a strong performance two weeks ago in a 45-41 loss to the Redskins.

“I think our guys saw in the Washington game that Josh came in as a veteran quarterback and was able to capture the huddle and move our football team. I think our team coming out of the Washington game has very high expectations that Josh will come in and play well, with all due respect to the Packers, and give us a very, very good chance of having success on Monday night,” Trestman said.

Marshall is the Bears’ leading receiver and one third of a trio of tall and talented pass catchers that includes Alshon Jeffery and Martellus Bennett.

How does the Bears offense change without Cutler?

“It doesn’t,” Marshall said.

The Bears offense, however, is completely different from those of recent vintage under Lovie Smith, a defensive-minded head coach.

“It’s totally different. Last year was a mix of what we used to do in Denver, but the running game was coach (Mike) Tice’s, so we were all over the place and trying to make things work," Marshall said. "This year it’s night and day. I think we’ll have more success here because we’re playing together as a team and everyone knows where they’re supposed to be.”

The Bears have lost six consecutive games to the Packers. The irony is that the Bears followed each of those losses with a win. If that trend was to continue, the Packers would be the beneficiary.

Does the road to the NFC North title go through Green Bay?

“I don’t think about it that way because I think that every year is a new year. I didn’t go in there with any kind of expectations. To think that way disrespects other teams in the division and I wouldn’t want to do that. You go into every season and really do play every game on an individual basis and the schedule takes care of itself as you move along, and the division does as well,” Trestman said.

Be that as it may, this one has a big-game look to it, especially for the Bears.

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