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Lambeau Field ready for Sunday's playoff game against 49ers

Posted Jan 3, 2014

Packers fans will be a key component of the electric playoff atmosphere at Lambeau Field for Sunday afternoon’s Wild Card matchup vs. the San Francisco 49ers. Several activities, including more frequent noise meters displayed on the TundraVision video screens and Packers rally towels, will be incorporated into the game to enhance the excitement.

Fans are also being reminded of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s announcement today that the Leo Frigo Bridge, a part of U.S. Interstate 43, will reopen Sunday morning, as fans travel to Lambeau Field.

The Packers Pro Shop now features a variety of NFC North Division championship apparel and accessories for fans who want to commemorate the team’s latest accomplishment. The complete line can be found online at www.packersproshop.comor in the store.

The Packers and DNC Sportservice are helping fans battle the cold this Sunday by offering free hot cocoa and coffee in most fixed concession stands throughout the stadium.

Opera singer Larry Harris, from New York, will be performing the national anthem. Harris is a former NFL lineman who was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1976 and played seven seasons. Growing up in Texas, he was part of a gospel singing family, taking private voice lessons through junior high and continuing throughout his college and NFL careers.

A flyover performed by the Trojan Horsemen T-28 Warbirds team will follow the anthem.The team includes four T-28 Trojan aircraft, noted as crowd pleasing, large, fast and loud aircraft. For more information, visit www.trojanhorsemen.com.

In addition, the Packers and WPS will be recognizing U.S. Navy Deep Sea Master Diver Eric Eberle through Operation Fan Mail on-field prior to the national anthem.

Packers alumni Gilbert Brown and Nick Collins will be recognized prior to team introductions and will also be in the Packers Pro Shopon Saturday, Jan. 4, signing autographs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. On Sunday, Collins will be mingling with fans in the Tundra Tailgate Zonefrom 2 to 3 p.m. while Brown is in the Legends Club for suite and club seat ticket holders.

Sargento’s Touchdowns for Charity campaign, the program that donates money to Paul’s Pantry in Green Bay and the Hunger Task Force in Milwaukee for each Packers touchdown, has been extended for the postseason game, and the donation totals have been doubled. During Sunday’s matchup, $2,000 will be donated to the Hunger Task Force and $1,000 will be donated to Paul’s Pantry for each touchdown scored.

Also taking place at Sunday’s game is the premier gameday tailgate party in the Tundra Tailgate Zone (TTZ) in the Lambeau Field parking lot. More information on the Tundra Tailgate Zone and other game features can be found online at packers.com/gameday/gameday-information.html.

Fans will receive Packers rally towels as the game giveaway courtesy of the game’s sponsors, Kohl’s Department Stores, Bellin Health and Oneida Nation.

In addition, Mills Fleet Farm has donated 70,000 hand warmers, which will be distributed at the gates for fans with tickets in outdoor seating areas. Fans are reminded to make their way to stadium gates early and bring only essential items to ensure efficient passage through screening.

The Lambeau Field Atrium and guest relations desk will open at 11 a.m. Sunday for ticketed guests only. The Lambeau Field parking lot will open at 11:40 a.m. along with the Tundra Tailgate Zone. Gates will open at 1:40 p.m.

 
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