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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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Geno Smith tops QB crop; Matt Barkley rests on workout

Posted Mar 23, 2013

More suspects than prospects in this year's class of passers


GREEN BAY—West Virginia’s Geno Smith is the consensus No. 1 quarterback prospect in this year’s NFL draft. Is there another first-round prospect?

Smith produced big numbers last season. He has size, athletic ability, can make all the throws and offers “New Age” potential. All of that could attract a team in need of a quarterback to draft Smith near the top of the order. Critics, however, point to Smith’s propensity to slide into bad mechanics and iffy field vision as downside risks. Some charge that he’s a classic system quarterback, a product of Dana Holgorsen’s hurry-up, throw-it-every-down offense.

There seems to be a divergence of opinion among draftniks. Tony Pauline thinks Smith has franchise potential, and there are those that agree with Pauline. Pro Football Weekly’s draft preview claims “he’s not as advertised.”

Jacksonville, which has the second pick of the draft, attended en masse Smith’s pro-day workout.

If there’s another first-round prospect among the quarterbacks, it’s USC’s Matt Barkley, who was ticketed for the top overall pick of this draft until a subpar senior season sabotaged his draft stock. Now, it’s a shoulder injury that’s hurting Barkley. He’s scheduled to work out for scouts next Wednesday, after opting not to workout at the combine. If he throws well in his pro day, Barkley could move up the order at a position that is traditionally overdrafted.

Syracuse’s Ryan Nassib has seemingly come out of nowhere to push himself into high-round consideration. Pauline says Nassib is little more than a game manager, but he makes sound decisions, is accurate and has a strong arm, and “when you can find that in the second round, you take it.”

Florida State’s E.J. Manuel passes the eye test. At 6-5, 237, Manuel’s size and athletic ability scream first round. “Boom or bust prospect,” Pauline said. Manuel didn’t do much at either the Senior Bowl or scouting combine to ease concerns about bad mechanics. He has trouble getting the ball up and out, and mechanics could be at the root of bouts of wildness. Nevertheless, some team is likely to believe they can tame his talent. He could go as high as the second round.

Arkansas’ Tyler Wilson, Oklahoma’s Landry Jones and Tennessee’s Tyler Bray all come from big-time programs, and that will attract teams, but Jones is still living off his reputation from a few years ago, Wilson had an uninspiring combine workout and Bray carries the stigma of being a combine star. They’re all considered to be candidates for rounds two and three.

North Carolina State’s Mike Glennon has the vertical arm pro teams like. At 6-7, 225, his size matches his big arm. He was hidden for most of his career behind Russell Wilson, but got enough exposure to have emerged last season. He’s raw and makes bad decisions, but a team committed to his development will likely draft him in rounds two or three.

If there’s a sleeper in what is by and large considered to be a weak quarterback crop, Pauline says it’s Arizona’s Matt Scott, who found success in Rich Rodriquez’s offense after having backed up Nick Foles. Scott has top tools and displayed poise under pressure last season. He’s a spread-option quarterback with upside, but he’ll require considerable development. In rounds four or five, he might be a value pick.

 
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