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    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.

     
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    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
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    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.

     
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    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.


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Josh Sitton questionable; Packers offensive line has options

Posted Dec 14, 2012

T.J. Lang returning from injury, but Sitton's status could determine lineup for Sunday's game against Bears at Soldier Field

GREEN BAY—Another new injury has cropped up for the Green Bay Packers, though this latest one might not be a big deal.

Right guard Josh Sitton sat out Friday’s practice with a hip problem that flared up on him after Thursday’s practice, and he’s listed as questionable on the injury report for Sunday’s game in Chicago.

Neither Head Coach Mike McCarthy nor Sitton himself sounded overly concerned about the injury, but there remained some uncertainty about it.

“I don’t have all the information,” McCarthy said following practice on Friday. “I’m hopeful he’ll be ready to go.

“It wouldn’t be a normal week if something didn’t pop up.”

When asked if he’d be good to go on Sunday, Sitton was non-committal but optimistic.

“We’ll see. I don’t know,” he said. “Should be good. I want to be on the field. Should be.”

If Sitton isn’t able to play, the question of whether to start T.J. Lang at left guard or right tackle will be answered for the Packers. Lang, coming back from an ankle injury this week, would definitely play left guard, with Evan Dietrich-Smith taking Sitton’s place at right guard.

If Sitton does play, the Packers have options. Lang could stay at left guard, giving rookie right tackle Don Barclay his second start, or Lang could play right tackle and Dietrich-Smith could play left guard, the alignment the Packers employed prior to Lang’s injury.

In the portions of practice open to reporters this week, Lang took most of his snaps at left guard.

“T.J. is ready to go in a couple different places. He feels good,” McCarthy said. “Evan is obviously ready for all three positions inside. We’ll see how Josh is tomorrow.

“We’ll let this work out and solve that tomorrow.”

In addition to Lang, the Packers also expect to get defensive end Mike Neal (shoulder) and outside linebacker Clay Matthews (hamstring) back from injuries. Both are listed as probable.

“I thought he looked good all week,” McCarthy said of Matthews. “I’ve had no indication from him that he wouldn’t be (ready). I look for Clay to play and make an impact in the game.”

Matthews’ snaps might be limited in his first game back, McCarthy said, after having missed four straight games.

“I think it would be smart to watch his reps,” McCarthy said. “It’s something that we’ve talked about with him personally and a number of guys coming back. This is an important game, but there’s more left to be played after this game.”

That’s the perspective being applied to defensive back Charles Woodson’s case, too. Woodson, who is recovering from a broken collarbone, will miss his seventh straight game on Sunday despite practicing all but one day in the last two weeks.

McCarthy reiterated that the medical staff doesn’t feel Woodson’s collarbone is ready for full contact yet, a cautiousness the head coach said his frustrated defensive leader might appreciate “probably 20 years from now.”

“I don’t think any of us would be doing our jobs if he went out there this week and something happened,” McCarthy said.

Additional coverage - Dec. 14

 
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