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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.

     
  • Sat., May. 10, 2014 7:00PM CDT Eddie Lacy appearance 22nd Annual Doug Jirschele Memorial Sports Award Banquet
  • Sat., Jun. 07, 2014 8:30AM - 3:30PM CDT JPP Kids Clinic

    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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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.”

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