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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 8:20 AM - 10:20 AM CDT *Public practice *Any practices moved inside to the Don Hutson Center due to inclement weather, poor field conditions or for any other reason will be closed to the public due to space limitations. All other practices listed are expected to be open unless listed otherwise. All outdoor practices are expected to be held on Ray Nitschke Field (across from the Resch Center). All times indicated are Central.
  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT Live McCarthy press conference Head Coach Mike McCarthy will be available to media in the Lambeau Field Media Auditorium.
  • 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.

  • Sun., Jul. 27, 2014 8:20 AM - 10:20 AM CDT *Public practice *Any practices moved inside to the Don Hutson Center due to inclement weather, poor field conditions or for any other reason will be closed to the public due to space limitations. All other practices listed are expected to be open unless listed otherwise. All outdoor practices are expected to be held on Ray Nitschke Field (across from the Resch Center). All times indicated are Central.

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Can Packers bounce back, again?

Posted Nov 30, 2012

Second place on the line when Packers, Vikings meet at Lambeau Field

GREEN BAY—The circumstances have been different each time, but the Green Bay Packers will be asked to display their resiliency for a third time this season on Sunday.

On the previous two occasions, the Packers proved their mettle. They followed up the injustice in Seattle with a down-to-the-wire win over New Orleans, and they rebounded from the second-half meltdown in Indianapolis with a thumping of then-unbeaten Houston.

This time, it’s NFC North rival Minnesota on tap following a 28-point loss to the Giants, the Packers’ largest margin of defeat in five years, dating back to Week 16 of 2007.

“I think you find out something about your team every week, and obviously we have a different challenge because of what happened last week,” Head Coach Mike McCarthy said. “When you get hit like we did Sunday, it’s important for us to bounce back and show what kind of team we are. But more importantly, we need to go win this division game. That’s how clear it is to us.”

It’s also clear that receiver Greg Jennings will play but linebacker Clay Matthews will not.

Jennings, who has missed the last seven games, is probable on the injury report after participating fully in every practice this week. The only question is how many snaps Jennings will play, but McCarthy said the “flow of the game” will determine that.

“I think Greg looks good,” McCarthy said. “He’s going through some of the bumps that you have when you come back for the first week of practice, but he’s got spring in his step. He’s ready to go.”

Matthews, however, is not. He will miss a third straight game with a hamstring injury that did not allow him to return to practice at all this past week.

“He’s making progress, he’s just not ready to play in the game,” said McCarthy, who declined to speculate on whether Matthews would be ready next week.

The Vikings are dealing with a major injury as well. Receiver/returner Percy Harvin is doubtful with an ankle injury that has kept him sidelined the past few weeks. Minnesota’s return game and offense both miss Harvin, who was averaging a whopping 35.9 yards per kickoff return. He also has 23 more receptions and 316 more receiving yards than any other Viking despite missing the last two games.

The Packers, of course, will offer no sympathy on the injury front. Green Bay is more concerned with avoiding consecutive losses, which have been rare in recent years.

Not counting last year’s playoff loss and this year’s season-opener, the Packers haven’t lost back-to-back games since Weeks 14-15 of 2010, and six of those eight quarters were played without quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

With Rodgers, the last consecutive defeats came in Weeks 5-6 of 2010. In fact, since a five-game losing streak late in 2008, his first season as a starter, Rodgers has lost back-to-back games only twice. Weeks 8-9 of 2009 was the other time.

“Losing is not really an option, to tell you the truth,” said cornerback Davon House, who correctly spelled out the importance of this game, namely that the Packers and Vikings would hold identical 7-5 records if Minnesota wins.

“We’ll come out here on Sunday planning on winning, planning on doing a lot better than we did last week. It’s a new start. We had a nice little five-game winning streak, lost to New York and hopefully we can get it going again.”

Additional coverage - Nov. 30

 
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