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  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 8:00AM - 6:00PM CDT Packers Pro Shop Tent Sale

    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.

     
  • Sat., May. 10, 2014 7:00PM CDT Eddie Lacy appearance 22nd Annual Doug Jirschele Memorial Sports Award Banquet
  • Sat., Jun. 07, 2014 8:30AM - 3:30PM CDT JPP Kids Clinic

    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.

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic gives members ages 5-14 years old the opportunity to practice football skills and drills with other Packers backers and a few up-and-coming Packers players.  Parents/Guardians are welcome to come and watch their child/ren participate in the clinic. 

    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
    • Current Members – May 18, 2014


    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.

     
  • Sat., Jun. 14, 2014 2:30PM CDT Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer

    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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Mike McCarthy: ‘Time to step up to another level’

Posted Oct 6, 2013

Packers keep streak alive in 22-9 win over Lions


GREEN BAY—The Packers are back in familiar territory, near the top of the NFC North standings, and Coach Mike McCarthy talked about his team taking its game to a higher level.

“We’re 2-2. We’re even. That’s how I look at it. We need to get a road win. It’s time to step up to another level. We’ve improved every week. That’s what I like,” McCarthy said following the Packers’ 22-9 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

It marked the Lions’ 23rd consecutive loss to the Packers on Wisconsin soil, and it was aided by the absence of star wide receiver Calvin Johnson. Without him, the Lions offense was a shadow of the unit that combined with the Packers to set yardage records two years ago at Lambeau Field.

“Any time a player like Calvin Johnson goes out of the game, you definitely have to adjust your thinking, but football is still football,” McCarthy said.

“It definitely changes their offense. Not having him out there definitely helped us,” Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said.

Johnson’s absence allowed the Packers to patiently wear down the Lions’ defense with a running game that gets better by the week. Eddie Lacy came one yard shy of giving the Packers a 100-yard rusher for the third consecutive game, and the Packers finished the game having rushed for 180 yards and dominating time of possession by nearly five minutes.

At the heart of the Packers’ play on offense was a dominant performance by center Evan Dietrich-Smith and guards T.J. Lang and Josh Sitton. They limited Lions defensive tackles Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley to one tackle for a loss.

“Evan, Josh and T.J., they’re blue collar types. I’ve always referred to those guys as the core of our offense. Their play was vital. Everybody knows the importance of Suh and Fairley. That was the focus of our starting point,” McCarthy said.

The Packers ran the ball 33 times vs. 30 pass attempts, and that balance slowly caused the Lions to commit more defenders to the line of scrimmage and play tighter pass coverages.

“I’m happy with the way we’re running the ball. It helps our quarterback. Our ability to run the ball … as the coverages got tighter, we were able to attack,” McCarthy said.

The big play of the game was an 83-yard touchdown pass from Rodgers to James Jones in the third quarter. At the time, the Packers were clinging to a 9-3 lead and the longer the Lions hung around, the quieter Lambeau Field grew. The tension was building for fans still smarting for a fourth-quarter collapse in Cincinnati two weeks ago.

Mason Crosby split the uprights with authority from 26, 52, 42 and 45 yards. He kept the pressure on a Lions offense struggling to score, until Rodgers could deliver the knockout punch.

Rodgers did that with a second-half performance that included 186 yards passing. He would’ve thrown two touchdown passes to Jones, had replay not reversed what had been ruled a 27-yard touchdown reception by Jones in the fourth quarter.

“Our big-play production was a little off. I was very pleased with our approach and our patience,” McCarthy said.

The Packers defense allowed the Packers to be patient on offense. They held quarterback Matt Stafford under 200 yards passing until a garbage-time touchdown drive with 2:06 to play. Jordy Nelson recovered the ensuing onside kick, and the Packers were within a half game of NFC North leaders Detroit and Chicago, each at 3-2.

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