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  • Wed., Jul. 23, 2014 5:00 PM CDT Ask Vic Day

    “Ask Vic Day” will include dinner and a movie, an “Ask Vic Live,” and a few other surprises along the way. The event will be held on July 23, 2014, at Lambeau Field. Registration will begin at 4 pm with a 5 pm kickoff. Door prizes will be awarded during the reception.

    Cost per person is $35 (tax included).

  • Thu., Jul. 24, 2014 11:00 AM CDT Shareholders Meeting

    The Green Bay Packers 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held Thursday, July 24, at 11 a.m., at Lambeau Field. The meeting will take place rain or shine.

  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 6:00 PM CDT Packers 1K Kids Run

    Back to Football also includes the 1K Kids Run, presented by WPS Health Insurance. Kids 10 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a Lambeau Lap on Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Registration for the Kids Run is $10 and all participants will receive a Packers 1K Run t-shirt, a logoed bag and a participant medal.


  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 7:00 PM CDT Movie Night at Lambeau Field

    Movie Night at Lambeau Field will return this year on Friday, July 25, following the 1K Kids Run. The event is free and open to the public, and concessions will be available throughout the movie. More details will be announced at a later date.

    Time listed above is subject to change.

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 6:30 PM CDT Packers 5K Run/Walk

    The fifth annual ‘5K Run/Walk at Lambeau Field,’ is set for Saturday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m.

    The computer-timed run is highlighted by a neighborhood route that ultimately takes participants into Lambeau Field and around the famed gridiron. The event has a special finish line – the Packers’ ‘G’ painted on turf located in the parking lot.

    All participants will receive a Packers 5K Run T-shirt, a logoed bag, and a bib number and timing chip. To celebrate the race’s fifth anniversary, all participants will receive a commemorative medal. In addition, photos will be taken on the course and will be available at no cost on the Packers 5K Run website.

    Packers-themed awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group. An awards ceremony will take place following the conclusion of the race.

    Registration, which is $25 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), will be available online beginning Friday, May 23, at www.packers.com/5k. Mail-in registration is also an option, with forms available online and in person at Lambeau Field. Runners can also register at the Bellin Run Expo on Friday, June 13, at Astor Park in Green Bay. Early registration is encouraged. After July 13, registration fees will increase to $30 and $20, respectively.

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT PPCC Annual Reception

    The Packers Partners Annual Reception is set for Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Lambeau Field Atrium from 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM.

    Packers Jarrett Boykin, Eddie Lacy, Datone Jones and DuJuan Harris will appear at the reception. The event will include a Player Guest Q&A, a Meet & Greet with a Packers Alumni and a Raffle Drawing.

    This is a member’s only event. Invitations will be mailed the week of June 23rd, and online registration will open at 9 am CDT on June 25th and will close on July 11th at 5 pm CDT. 

    Invitations will include all of this information and additional details.

    To sign up to become a member of the Packers Partners Club of Champions and receive an invitation to the reception, fans can go to www.packers.com/ppcc.




Game notes: Crosby's troubles over?

Posted Dec 2, 2012

Packers kicker responds with long boot at critical time in win over the Vikings

GREEN BAY—There was undeniable concern amongst the 70,567 fans inside Lambeau Field.

Kicker Mason Crosby’s 30-yard field goal in the first quarter hit the left upright, but fortunately went through. Then his 53-yard try on the final snap of the first half missed well to the right, and his kickoff to open the second half hooked out of bounds.

To everyone watching, there was still worry. To everyone but Crosby, that is.

The veteran kicker fired up the crowd with a 47-yard field goal in the third quarter and then calmly sealed the game with a 31-yarder with four minutes left in a 23-14 Packers victory over the Vikings.

“This team, we find ways to win,” Crosby said. “Even though my kicks might not all go through and other things might happen on the field, we’re finding ways to win.

“That’s what I did today. I found a way to bounce back from the miss at the end of the half and make some kicks I needed to in the second half.”

Crosby almost didn’t get to try the 47-yarder, which could go down as the official slump-buster if he’s truly out of his funk. Trailing 14-10, the Packers faced fourth-and-7 from the Minnesota 29 and originally left the offense on the field to go for it.

The Vikings didn’t like how they matched up against the Packers’ four-receiver set, though, and called timeout. During the break, Mike McCarthy felt the “tempo” of the offense had been disrupted and decided to take the field goal, and Crosby drilled it.

His 3-for-4 day makes him only 10 of his last 19 attempts, but it’s a start. He said he misjudged the wind on the 53-yard try at the end of the half.

Crosby noted that his counterpart, Minnesota's Blair Walsh, may have done the same thing at the end of the game, as the Vikings kicker hung a 42-yard try out too far to the right at the same end of the field.

“I felt on the field and in my set-up that the wind was coming from right to left, and I just played it out a little too much, and it didn’t come back,” Crosby said.

The wind cost Crosby a 55-yarder against the Giants last week that was struck very well. That’s probably why he “smiled” on the 30-yarder that bounced favorably off the upright, because he finally caught a break. The bottom line is while the statistics still don’t look great, Crosby feels he’s hitting the ball solidly, and he’ll go from here.

“I feel good with my process, I’ve felt good with how I’m approaching my game,” he said. “Keep making the ones I need to make here inside of 50 yards and then just try to squeeze out a couple long ones if those situations come up again.

“For me it’s kick by kick.”

Solid sub: An ankle injury to right tackle T.J. Lang in the first half forced the Packers to insert Don Barclay for his first action from scrimmage, and the undrafted rookie from West Virginia held his own.

Barclay said his linemates showed him a lot of support in the huddle and helped to settle him down. He was called for two holding penalties, but one was offset by a roughing-the-passer call on the Vikings that wiped out an interception, and the other was declined. He did his share of work in the run game, though, as the Packers gained a good percentage of their rushing yards over the right side.

“A couple plays might not have been the prettiest, but I thought I went out there, got the job done and played my butt off,” Barclay said. “I was just out there scrapping.”

His biggest block might have been one he didn’t actually throw. On James Starks’ 22-yard TD run around right end in the third quarter, Barclay pulled to the outside as tight end Ryan Taylor blocked down. That left Barclay in space against linebacker Erin Henderson, who made a move toward the inside to avoid Barclay’s diving cut-block attempt.

“I didn’t actually hit him clean, but he stayed behind me, which allowed Starks to go outside,” Barclay said. “I think if (Henderson) would have run over top, I might have been able to cut him.”

Either way, the move was effective, because it took Henderson out of the play as Starks raced untouched down the sideline for the go-ahead score.

Fallen teammate: Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, who is said to have committed a murder-suicide on Saturday, was a college teammate of Packers rookie safety Jerron McMillian’s at the University of Maine.

McMillian said he played with Belcher for two years before Belcher broke into the NFL as an undrafted free agent.

“You’d never expect it for the type of person he was outside of football,” McMillian said. “To have something so tragic happen, sometimes I just don’t understand.

“He was a good guy. He laughed a lot, but he was always serious about his work. When it was time to work, he was tuned in, focused and real emotional about how you do things.”

McMillian said he last spoke to his former teammate at the end of the preseason in August, when the Chiefs played a game at Lambeau Field. He saw him then and spoke with him by phone a couple of days later.

After hearing the news on Saturday, McMillian said he talked with several former Maine teammates and they were all in disbelief.

“It’s always something outside of things that you don’t really know about and don’t have a clue,” McMillian said of the off-the-field issues that any player might have to deal with. “And then you do find out and it’s like, dang, if only I could have done something to help him.”

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