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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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Cardinals rugged pre-bye foe

Posted Nov 1, 2012


When Mike McCarthy made the following comment on Wednesday – “I think we’ve made the mistake of maybe looking forward to the bye week in the past. We’re not going to make that mistake this week.” – the media immediately wanted to know exactly when in the past that mistake was made.

I thought to myself: How is he going to avoid telling us it was last week?

That’s my opinion. I think the Green Bay Packers might’ve been suffering from a case of looking ahead to the bye week, when they struggled to put away a one-win Jaguars team that was missing its star running back and both starting cornerbacks.

The Packers are a battle-fatigued team. It’s a team that desperately needs a rest, which it will get next week. First, however, it has one more mile to go, and the final mile of their journey to the bye week might be as physically demanding a test as this team has faced since its opener against the 49ers.

Don’t be fooled by the Arizona Cardinals’ four-game losing streak. Don’t be lulled to sleep by their No. 31 ranking on offense, or by the egg they laid on Monday night against the 49ers. The Cardinals are the worst kind of team to play right before a bye, especially for a banged-up team needing a rest. The Cardinals are the kind of team that knocks you around.

Larry Fitzgerald might be the face of that franchise, but he’s not its calling card. Defense is the Cardinals’ signature, and players such as Darnell Dockett, Daryl Washington, Calais Campbell and Patrick Peterson are the faces of that defense.

The visitors from the desert own the league’s No. 6 overall defense and No. 4 pass defense. It is their No. 1 ranking in sacks per pass play, however, that really distinguishes them. Out of their 3-4, the Cardinals send a lot of young speed at the quarterback.

Should the Packers find a way to get to 6-3 on Sunday, it surely would be a bye week to celebrate. Arizona is not a team to take lightly, because it hits hard.

Here are 10 things the Packers have to do to beat the Cardinals.

1. Protect Aaron RodgersAgainst a defense tied for the sacks lead (26), victory on Sunday hinges on the Packers’ ability to protect its quarterback.

2. Match their desperation—At 4-4, the Cardinals are nearing the edge of the playoffs cliff. Call it a promise or a warning, but Daryn Colledge guaranteed the Cardinals would be all in for this one.

3. Avoid Patrick Peterson—Try William Gay. It worked in Super Bowl XLV.

4. Run the ball—The Cardinals are 21st against the run. Run defense is not their strength, and an effective running game is always the best way to protect the quarterback.

5. Force turnovers—Quarterback John Skelton is struggling.

6. Focus on Fitzgerald—He’s still their star. He’s the guy that can beat you on offense.

7. Stay away from the heaters—The Cardinals won’t.

8. Beware of tricks—Ken Whisenhunt likes to use Peterson in creative ways on offense.

9. Catch the ball—Drops are a problem that must go away.

10. Smell the bye—And use it as motivation. It won’t smell good coming off a loss.

Additional coverage - Nov. 1

 
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