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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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Jarrett Boykin set the bar high on his big day

Posted Oct 20, 2013

He's new star in Packers passing attack

GREEN BAY—Jordy Nelson has some news for Jarrett Boykin.

“He screwed up,” Nelson said, following Boykin’s eight-catch, 103-yard, one-touchdown effort on Sunday at Lambeau Field. “He set the bar high.”

That Boykin did, becoming the offensive star of the Packers’ 31-13 victory over the Browns. Playing without Randall Cobb and James Jones, the Packers passing game kept humming along as Boykin showed none of the rust or awkwardness that characterized his rough start last week in Baltimore.

Boykin confessed he was “highly disappointed” in his play a week ago, but he was a more reliable, steady presence on offense on Sunday. He made his first NFL start and the second-year pro surpassed his career totals for receptions and yards coming in.

“I felt like we were on a better rhythm today,” Boykin said of his connection with quarterback Aaron Rodgers. “Just a little bit of dialing in, and him giving me what he wants me to do, and me focusing in on what I need to do.

“Once you get in that groove, you just feel invincible. Whenever I saw the ball coming my way, I just tried to do whatever I can to take advantage of the situation.”

Added Nelson: “Him and Aaron, their chemistry will continue to grow, and we’ll expect more from him now.”

The Packers got the most from Boykin after losing yet another pass catcher to injury, when tight end Jermichael Finley was taken off the field on a stretcher with a neck injury early in the fourth quarter.

Two snaps after the long injury delay, Boykin hauled in a deep ball down the sideline for 39 yards and was brought down at the 1. Nelson scored on a short catch on the next play.

Then on Green Bay’s ensuing possession, Boykin was open again down the near sideline and fought to get in the end zone, reaching the ball out while getting tackled and putting it on the goal line for his first pro TD.

“I was heated I couldn’t get in there on the first one,” he said. “The second time around, I had to make sure I wasn’t denied again.”

Like many in his situation, Boykin traveled a long road to get this opportunity. Cut by Jacksonville last year, he got a contract from the Packers as a tryout player during rookie orientation, made the 53-man roster out of training camp and then made a key fourth-down catch in Week 17 at Minnesota, only to be tackled awkwardly. An injured ankle kept him out of the postseason.

He entered 2013 as Green Bay’s No. 4 receiver but had played sparingly until last week, when a 43-yard catch-and-run helped erase the early struggles and get his mind right for a big week of preparation.

“He went through every step possible to make a team,” Nelson said. “He works hard every day. He keeps his head down. He’s a good kid, doesn’t say much.

“We’re excited for him. I guarantee you Randall and James watching upstairs, they’re just as excited. We’ll have a good time watching in the film room tomorrow.”

They obviously won’t enjoy seeing what happened to Finley, who took a blow to the head from Cleveland safety Tashaun Gipson at the end of a 10-yard reception.

Finley was immobilized and taken off the field on a stretcher. A month ago in Cincinnati, Finley suffered a concussion, but this was reported in the press box as a neck injury.

Nelson said this was the first time in his career it really “got” him, seeing a teammate down like that.

“I didn’t like what I saw,” Nelson said. “Hopefully he’ll be all right. It’s not fun to just see someone lying there.

“It makes you sick. You start thinking a little bit.”

Nelson and several teammates reiterated that their thoughts and prayers are with Finley. Several called the moment and scene “scary,” and the 77,804 in attendance at Lambeau were awfully quiet.

“It was a serious hit,” cornerback Sam Shields said. “All we can do is just pray for him.”

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