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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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  • 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.

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    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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    ‘Family Night’ will serve as the introduction of the 2014 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience.

    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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Kaepernick stands by confusion comments

Posted Sep 4, 2013

SF quarterback, coach help kick off hype for big game

GREEN BAY—It’s a game that didn’t need any more hype, but Colin Kaepernick added to its flavor when he detailed confusion in the Packers’ defensive huddle during last January’s playoff game.

“It got to a point where we could hear (the Packers defenders) arguing while we were in our huddle. ‘You’re supposed to do this,’ or ‘You have to do this, then the other.’ At that point, our offense was like, it’s over. As soon as you start turning on your teammates, you’re not going to be productive. You know you have them in the palm of your hands,” Kaepernick told a reporter.

On Wednesday, Kaepernick was asked during a phone interview with Packers media if he stood by those comments.

“Yes,” he said.

Here we go.

The hype has officially begun. The 49ers are beginning defense of their NFC championship. The Packers are attempting to avoid having lost to the 49ers for the third time in 365 days.

“At that point, our offense was like, it’s over. As soon as you start turning on your teammates, you’re not going to be productive. You know you have them in the palm of your hands.”

Last January, Kaepernick leaped to stardom by rushing for 181 yards and two touchdowns, and throwing for 263 yards and a touchdown in the 49ers’ 45-31 postseason win over the Packers at Candlestick Park. The 49ers gained 579 yards in that game, a number that became a rallying cry for the Packers defense in the offseason.

Kaepernick and his coach, Jim Harbaugh, conducted a lesson in how to deflect pointed questions with coachspeak and other forms of footballese, during Wednesday’s conference calls. The phone waves had a definite big-game feel to them.

What do you remember of that game?

“That we won. That’s what we play the game to do,” Kaepernick said.

Why did you win that game?

“We had a good game. We had players making plays,” Kaepernick added.

They were simple, benign answers, yet, something about them sounded challenging. Maybe it was the way they were said, or maybe it was because of who was saying them. The 49ers, you see, are anything but a benign football team. They are rugged and challenging, a personality they’ve acquired from their coach.

49ers WR Anquan Boldin

“Everybody respects tough. Everybody respects hard working. Everybody respects a team guy,” Harbaugh said while answering a question about wide receiver Anquan Boldin. The answer may have been more revealing of Harbaugh than it was of Boldin.

There was no question Harbaugh would answer that would risk becoming bulletin board material, yet, everything he said seemed as though it should be tacked to a bulletin board. Mostly, it was because of who was saying it, Harbaugh, the ultimate tough-guy coach.

Do you think running quarterbacks are here to stay?

“Were they not here before? They weren’t here before?” Harbaugh said, obviously dodging the question.

His questioner persisted.

“I’ve always seen running, athletic quarterbacks in the NFL. Do I know what’s going to be here to stay? No, I don’t have a crystal ball. We’re not on the same wave length,” Harbaugh said.

How about his quarterback? What does he think about talk of defenses making sure they hit him hard and often?

“I wear a helmet and shoulder pads like everybody else. It’s for a reason,” Kaepernick said.

Here we go.

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