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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.

    http://www.packers.com/5k

  • 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.

     

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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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