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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 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.  

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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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McCarthy asked point blank: Will Rodgers play in Detroit?

Posted Nov 24, 2013

Or will Matt Flynn have to save the day again?

GREEN BAY—The frozen voices in Lambeau Field cheered as he took the field. Matt Flynn would save the day, and he did.

So what’s not to like? Was this the same guy that had been cut by the Raiders and Bills earlier this season? The Raiders and the Bills?

Rumors of Flynn’s demise have clearly been exaggerated. Hey, the guy can still play. He proved it in Lambeau Field on Sunday, coming off the bench with 8:22 to play in the third quarter, the frigid Wisconsin air choked with hopelessness.

“There are throws that needed to be completed out there. My first objective is to move the chains. I didn’t do that,” starting quarterback Scott Tolzien said.

Tolzien had a difficult day. He made a big throw early to Jordy Nelson and then put a spin move on Letroy Guion to score a touchdown that staked the Packers to a 7-0 lead, but then Tolzien went colder than those girls in the bikinis. He finished seven of 17 for 98 yards.

“We were looking for a spark,” Head Coach Mike McCarthy said of his decision to replace Tolzien with Flynn. “We had a history with Matt. He went out there and played football.”

Yes, the Packers have a history with Flynn. It goes like this: When he plays, good things happen. Completions happen. Touchdowns happen. Points happen.

Down 23-7 early in the fourth quarter, Flynn caught fire. He nearly rallied the Packers to victory in regulation. Don’t complain about that two-point conversion attempt McCarthy ordered. Every coach in the league would’ve gone for two when down by 10 with 11:42 to play.

This was great stuff. This was the stuff of Packers legend. Put another log on the fire and let’s wax nostalgic.

But for Flynn, it was about more than writing another chapter in Packers history. This was about his career, which was revived by his performance against the Vikings. He’s back. Please, don’t leave again.

“It feels good to have some success. Whoever was counting me out, I don’t care what people say. I know what I can do. I know my best football is in front of me,” he said following the game.

The Packers might need for Flynn’s best football to be directly ahead of him. He might be the team’s starting quarterback in Detroit this Thursday and, if he is, he will likely hold in his hands the fate of the Packers’ season.

Is there a chance Aaron Rodgers will be the starter in Detroit? The question came forcefully to McCarthy.

“I have no idea. I can’t answer that for you,” McCarthy shot back.

So, unless one of you reading these words is clairvoyant or has inside information you’d care to share with us, a “nation” will likely turn its lonely eyes to Flynn on Thursday, and he will likely decide the degree to which we all enjoy our turkey later in the day, or whether we can eat at all. This is a must-eat game.

“Once you get over the sting of not winning the game, you can look at the positives,” Flynn said following Sunday’s tie.

The positives are obvious. For the first time since Rodgers fractured his collarbone, the ball was being moved at a pace reminiscent of how the Packers play football. An element of grace returned to the offense. A degree of fear returned to the opposition’s defense.

For the first time since Rodgers took off his shoulder pads, the Packers gave its fans reason to cheer with hope, instead of worry. Flynn did, in fact, save the day. He might be needed to save one more day.

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