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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.

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    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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Eric Ebron thinks he’s top tight end in draft class

Posted Feb 20, 2014

He’ll be on display at scouting combine for Packers on Saturday

INDIANAPOLIS—Eric Ebron doesn’t lack for confidence.

The North Carolina tight end, considered by many to be a Packers draft target, compared himself to 49ers star Vernon Davis and told reporters at the scouting combine on Thursday that he should be the first tight end selected in this year’s draft.

“If you need a tight end, I’m here,” he said.

The Packers, it would seem, need a tight end, what with Jermichael Finley’s status uncertain and his replacement, Andrew Quarless, headed for free agency.

Ebron, 6-4, 245, is a catch-a-lot, block-a-little tight end perfectly suited for Packers Coach Mike McCarthy’s tight end-friendly pass offense. Ebron said he didn’t have a team preference, but he’s clearly headed to a team that wants to feature him in its passing attack.

“I played at 245. This is where I want to stay. This is where I feel fast and most comfortable,” he said, letting it be known he doesn’t favor requests to bulk up and become an in-line blocker.

“A lot of teams don’t press me because they can’t. I will not be pressed at the line of scrimmage,” he said.

Ebron caught 62 passes for 973 yards and three touchdowns last season, in a sketchy North Carolina offense that caught fire in a late-season winning streak. Ebron is considered by most draftniks to be the top tight end prospect in this draft class, and his stock could rise sharply with an impressive combine workout.

How fast does he expect to run?

“We’ll see on Saturday,” Ebron said.

“Phenomenal athlete that plays the tight end position like a possession receiver. Big-play ability. What you want in a tight end these days, but strung a little tight personality-wise,” packers.com draft contributor Tony Pauline said of Ebron.

“I’m very fast and very different,” Ebron said. “I need to work on everything. Everything will help me be an elite tight end. I do things different than other tight ends do. Hopefully, I’m the first one off the board, but I don’t know what NFL teams think. I think we have a great tight end class. This is probably one of the best tight end classes ever.”

His assessment invited a direct question.

“In my mind, am I the top tight end? I don’t know. In my mind, should the draft play out that way? Yes, I think it should,” Ebron said.

“I have solid hands, I run fast and I’m strong.”

That’ll work.

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