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    “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).

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    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.

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    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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Jermichael Finley ‘in good spirits’ as neck injury needs further study

Posted Oct 21, 2013

Packers relying on “big dogs” up front while working to get healthy

TE Jermichael Finley

GREEN BAY—There is no timeline or prognosis yet on tight end Jermichael Finley regarding his neck injury, but Head Coach Mike McCarthy said on Monday that Finley is “up and performing daily activities.”

“He’s in good spirits,” said McCarthy, who noted Finley spent Sunday night in the hospital and was still there as of Monday afternoon for further examination.

“Jermichael is very upbeat, very positive, always has a smile on his face. He’s focused on what’s most important, and that’s his health and his family.”

Finley took a blow to the head from Browns safety Tashaun Gipson in the fourth quarter on Sunday. He lay motionless for several minutes and then was immobilized and removed from the field on a gurney.

McCarthy termed the injury “significant” and suggested it may be awhile before enough is known to determine what’s next for Finley.

“We do not have enough information,” McCarthy said. “This is something that needs to be seen by more than one doctor.”

The hit occurred as Finley caught a pass and was being tackled from behind by Browns safety T.J. Ward. As Finley went down, Gipson charged upfield, lowered his shoulder and hit Finley in the head, drawing a flag.

Reviewing the television video and coaches’ film, McCarthy said he didn’t see anything obvious that could have changed the outcome.

“I don’t know what really you can do,” he said. “It just seemed like one of those situations where it just kind of went that way.

“I didn’t think it was a dirty play. I thought it was two guys playing football, or three guys who were involved in the collision. I don’t know what else any of the players involved could have done differently.”

It’s certainly nothing new for the Packers to be dealing with another major injury, but they’ll soldier on. Low on pass catchers and pass rushers, the Packers still beat the Browns convincingly.

It’s possible receiver James Jones (knee) and tight end Ryan Taylor (knee) could get back on the field this week, McCarthy said, but more will be known on Wednesday when the team returns to practice.

The healthiest positions on the team are the offensive and defensive lines, and the way the Packers are running the ball and stopping the run – they rank sixth in the league in rushing offense and third in rushing defense – they’ll continue to rely on the players up front to set the tone on both sides of the ball.

“Absolutely. Our big guys are where it starts,” McCarthy said. “We talked about it Saturday night in the team meeting. We’re going to lean on our big dogs, and that will definitely be part of our focus as we go forward.”

With three straight wins, the Packers (4-2) have moved into first place in the NFC North, one-half game ahead of Chicago and Detroit (both 4-3).

Four of Green Bay’s next six contests are division games, beginning with back-to-back meetings against the Vikings and Bears the next two weeks. The six-week stretch ends at Detroit on Thanksgiving and will go a long way toward determining whether or not the Packers take the division crown for a third straight year.

“We’re 4-2, and we’re getting better as a football team,” McCarthy said. “Our mental execution was the best yesterday that it’s been all year. It’s a little late arriving for this team compared to prior teams, so I’m excited about that.

“When that starts, when you see that from your team, that’s always been a pretty good indicator that you’re taking a step forward, and I think the last two weeks we have, but we know we’ve got two really big games coming up here with Minnesota and Chicago.”

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