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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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    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.

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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:

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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.


    More information: http://cruiseforcancer.org/

     

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Justin Tuck says Aaron Rodgers is Giants' 'focal point'

Posted Nov 21, 2012

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers

GREEN BAY—The New York Giants ended the Green Bay Packers’ season at Lambeau Field last January, and the way the Giants did it is the way defensive lineman Justin Tuck is planning to end the Packers’ five-game winning streak this Sunday.

“Any time you get a championship team, most of the time they have a pretty good quarterback. You gotta get to that guy,” Tuck said of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. “You gotta make life difficult for him. If you do that, you stand a better chance. If you allow him to sit back there and pick you apart, you don’t really have a shot. That’s going to be our focal point.”

In a 37-20 loss to the Giants in the divisional round of the playoffs last winter, the Giants sacked Rodgers four times and consistently hurried him. It was a sack-strip by Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora in the third quarter of that game that was the big blow.

“You just gotta keep him in the pocket, keep him uncomfortable, keep people around him. The quarterback hits, the pressures, that’s going to be a difference maker in this football game,” Tuck said during a conference call on Wednesday.

The Giants have become the Packers’ postseason tormentor, having beaten the Packers in the postseason at Lambeau Field twice in the last five years. The Packers have dominated the Giants in the regular season, having won three in a row during Mike McCarthy’s time as Packers head coach.

Rivals?

“Not really,” Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin said. “We’re extremely respectful of the way the Packers have played. Each time we’ve played them, it’s a huge game for us. There’s an awful lot of competition between the two teams.”

Mason Crosby kicked a walk-off field goal to beat the Giants at MetLife Stadium late last season. It was a game in which the Giants drove 69 yards to score and convert a two-point try to tie the game with 58 seconds left on the clock.

“We left too much time on the clock,” Coughlin said on Wednesday.

The Giants would lose only once more before they began their march to the Super Bowl XLVI title.

Right now, they’re a 6-4 team on a puzzling two-game losing streak and coming off a bye week. Following a loss to the Steelers two weeks ago, Coughlin criticized his defense for being soft.

“I try to use that as a little motivation. I disagreed with him. I didn’t think we were soft. I thought we were hesitant, not in sync. Soft is a different term for me,” Tuck said.

“As bad as we played the last couple of weeks, we’re still first in our division. It’s going to be a hard road, but we still own our own destiny.”

Remaining in control of their own destiny might depend on beating the Packers. That’s what makes this a big game for the Giants. They don’t want to have to go on a desperate run in December just to make it into the playoffs.

“You have to be playing your best (at end of the season). From Thanksgiving on, at some point you have to get it right and capitalize on it,” Coughlin said.

“Stop making excuses; continuing to work each day with a different focus,” Tuck said of the ingredients for getting hot late in the season. “You can become complacent without even knowing you’re complacent. You start doing the same thing over and over again. You think you’re working hard, you think you’re doing everything you need to do, but doing the same thing over and over again means you’re getting pretty good at that. You’re not growing. The last couple of weeks we haven’t been growing. The championship teams get better throughout the year. The last couple of weeks we’ve been stagnant.”

Who will be the hot team on Sunday night? It’s what they’ll take with them into December.

Additional coverage - Nov. 21
 
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