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  • 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.

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  • 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.

     
  • Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 5:30 PM CDT Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health

    ‘Family Night’ will serve as the introduction of the 2014 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience.

    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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Green Bay breathes sigh of relief following Packers win

Posted Oct 28, 2012

A tired-looking Packers team is relieved to have escaped with a 24-15 win against a Jaguars team no one expected to be driving for a potential game-winning touchdown with five minutes left to play in the game.

“It was a grind it out type of victory. We’re pleased to be 5-3. There was a little bit of a roller coaster in our play. Our focus is on moving on to the Cardinals. We need to be 6-3 at the bye,” Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy said following a win that was much closer than anybody expected.

Looking ahead to the bye? Took the now 1-6 Jaguars lightly? Too many injuries to overcome? They were all theories that were posed as questions in Sunday’s postgame press conferences. McCarthy three times rejected the notion that injuries were at the root of the Packers’ ineffectiveness on offense.

“Inactives list? Everybody has one,” McCarthy said. “Our preparation this week was cut short (by injuries), but I felt the team was ready to play. We are on a roller coaster. We have to get that removed.”

Green Bay played without wide receivers Greg Jennings and Jordy Nelson on Sunday. A year ago at this time, they were tearing up the league. As it stands now, the Packers might not have either player back until after the bye.

“The players that played the game today we’re prepared. Our efficiency wasn’t as we’d like. We might be lining up the same 46 this week,” McCarthy said.

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw for only 186 yards against a Jaguars secondary that was without its best cornerback, and the Packers were outgained overall by the Jaguars, 341-238. These were not the same Packers that scored impressive wins in Houston and St. Louis the previous two weeks.

“I think it was more that we didn’t run it well. We were five of 13 on third down. We didn’t throw it well. It was choppy. We had opportunities and we didn’t play very well,” Rodgers said.

Rodgers’ comments hinted at the possibility that eight consecutive weeks of football have taken their toll on the Packers’ bodies. He referred to his as a “Week 8 body.”

“I got a helmet to the arm, which kind of hurts. I got hit in the head a couple of times. I’ll be all right,” he said.

Mostly, the Packers will be all right because they escaped with a win in a game that would’ve been disastrous had they lost it. It took a four-play stand by the defense at midfield to secure the win. At that point, you could almost hear a crowd of 70,464 at Lambeau Field breathe a collective sigh of relief.

Rodgers found a way to rally his team for a 52-yard touchdown drive that would be the eventual game-winner. A 31-yard pass over the middle to James Jones put the ball at the 4-yard line, and two plays later Rodgers found Donald Driver in the front-left corner of the end zone for a score that staked the Packers to a 21-12 lead.

Jacksonville quickly cut that lead to 21-15, and the Packers offense followed with a three-and-out that gave the ball back to the Jaguars at their 8-yard line. That’s when it got hairy, and that’s when the defense stepped up to seal the win.

“I don’t see it as a setback at all. It’s good to be on this side of an ugly win. We didn’t start fast and didn’t’ have enough juice early on. That being said, we’re 5-3,” Rodgers said.

The Packers will try to find enough juice to beat the Cardinals next Sunday, and then use a much-needed bye week to reenergize themselves for the stretch run.

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