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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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First roster reduction looming

Posted Aug 22, 2012


Two down, two to go.

Well, not for everybody. The third of four preseason games in Cincinnati on Thursday night will be the last game for as many as 15 players. By next Monday, the Packers will have to reduce their roster from 90 to 75.

That makes the Bengals game the final chance for several players on the bubble to make an impression and earn another week, which means another preseason game, which means another chance to stick around.

“There are always remarkable surprises in preseason, especially as you get down to the end of it,” General Manager Ted Thompson said. “You guys have seen it here. Somebody that nobody’s written about, nobody knows about, nobody’s even talked about, all of a sudden has the kind of game that warrants consideration.

“It’s a unique thing to see, and there’s opportunity still out there for our guys.”

With that in mind, here are five things to keep a close eye on in Cincinnati:

  • The no-huddle – Last year in an effort to get the No. 1 offense geared up for the regular season, the Packers ran the no-huddle for the entire first half of the third preseason effort. Not a day has gone by in training camp that the offense hasn’t practiced it. The starters are playing the first half on Thursday, and everyone wants this “dress rehearsal” to eliminate the fits and starts from the first two preseason games. The no-huddle may be the ticket.

  • Cedric Benson – His preseason debut comes against the team for whom he topped 1,000 rushing yards each of the last three years. He’ll be motivated, but his focus needs to be on the two things his position coach, Alex Van Pelt, has harped on since he arrived – ball security and protecting the quarterback. With James Starks (turf toe) out indefinitely and Alex Green still climbing toward a full complement of snaps, Benson could state his case to be the opening-day starter.

  • The secondary – This has been on the watch list every week, but that’s because nothing has been settled. Due to Davon House’s shoulder injury, the starting cornerback spot in the base defense remains open. Rookie Casey Hayward had a solid game last Thursday, but Jarrett Bush was back with the starters in base this week, plus Sam Shields returned from injury. At nickel safety, M.D. Jennings has taken most of the snaps with the first unit, but rookie Jerron McMillian had “his best day as a Packer” against Cleveland, according to Mike McCarthy, and Anthony Levine was working with the first group in practice this week. Roles in the dime package (six DBs) need to be sorted out, too.

  • Punt and kickoff coverage – Special teams play in these games really matters. Backup inside linebacker Robert Francois probably locked down a roster spot with his two stellar tackles of dangerous return man Josh Cribbs in the first half last week, and he added a third coverage tackle later in the game. Players not in the starting lineup need to be able to contribute here.

  • Youth that flashes – Some undrafted rookies are starting to get noticed and must build on what they’ve done, while others are looking at their first real opportunity on Thursday. Receiver Jarrett Boykin caught five passes for 63 yards last week, and even if the Packers have too many receivers already, he’s vying for a spot on the practice squad, or another team’s roster. Cornerback Otis Merrill ripped off a 60-yard kickoff return against the Browns, showing off his speed, so more chances are likely coming. On the offensive line, with rookie Andrew Datko (concussion) out, Shea Allard may be stepping in at left tackle with the No. 2 unit, and Ivy Leaguer Greg Van Roten from Penn could get a longer look at guard. Other than Evan Dietrich-Smith, it’s hard to say any of the backup offensive linemen are roster locks at the moment.

 

 
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