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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.

     
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    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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Eagles offense creates urgency in Packers defense

Posted Nov 8, 2013

Packers offense can help by dominating time of possession

GREEN BAY—There was urgency in Dom Capers’ voice.

“Everything is faster,” he said as he described what his defense will be facing this Sunday when the Packers host the Philadelphia Eagles.

“They lead the league in big plays. They have two explosive guys in (LeSean) McCoy and (DeSean) Jackson. Very fast tempo. Try to keep the pressure on you. They’re going to try to spread you out. You’ve got to be ready to go when that ball is snapped,” Capers said.

He is the defensive coordinator of a team facing its most daunting challenge of the season: win without Aaron Rodgers. In that quest, Capers’ defense is bearing a disproportionate share of responsibility.

Eagles rookie coach Chip Kelly is attempting to bring the “Quack Attack” he made famous at Oregon to the NFL. The Eagles are more than a no-huddle offense. They’re a no-huddle hurry-up offense. They try to fatigue opposing defenses. The Eagles try to catch opposing defenses asleep at the switch, snapping the ball before opponents can communicate their defensive calls.

“That’s their style. That’s what they’re built on,” Capers said. “You can’t substitute until they substitute.”

Building the Eagles in that mold has had its awkward moments. They were embarrassed in Denver and went without a touchdown against Dallas. Then, last week, they exploded for 49 points, behind seven touchdown passes by quarterback Nick Foles.

“He’s a very accurate thrower. He threw the deep ball as well as anybody I’ve seen. I think he’s a good decision maker. His height helps him. It was a clinic,” Capers said.

Clearly, the Packers are catching the Eagles at a bad time. Making matters worse, the Packers will be without Rodgers. He’ll be replaced in the starting lineup by Seneca Wallace, who came off the bench on Monday night and struggled in a 27-20 loss to the Chicago Bears.

Will Wallace be better prepared to replace Rodgers following a full week of preparation?

“We’re going to play our game. We’re going to run it and throw it and score some points. It’s a novel formula,” Packers Offensive Coordinator Tom Clements said.

“He has experience. He’s played in a similar type offense. He has a calm demeanor. His arm is strong enough to make the throws we want him to make,” Clements added of Wallace.

Strategy and the execution of it has never been more important than it will be this Sunday. What the Packers do on offense will largely decide the success of the Eagles’ offensive game plan.

The Packers possess the league’s No. 2 running game. If it holds true to form, the hope is it will dominate time of possession, which would greatly limit the Eagles’ intent to turn the game into a shootout. Fewer plays would certainly benefit Capers’ defense.

Wallace’s role? Whatever balance he can lend to the offense would impact what the Eagles might do to load up against the run.

“His job as a quarterback is to put us into position to win, to manage the game,” Quarterbacks Coach Ben McAdoo said. “Seneca is going to come out at noon on Sunday and run the offense.”

It would be of great benefit to Capers and his defense for Wallace to run that offense for long stretches of time.

 
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