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    “Ask Vic Day” will include dinner and a movie, an “Ask Vic Live,” and a few other surprises along the way. The event will be held on July 23, 2014, at Lambeau Field. Registration will begin at 4 pm with a 5 pm kickoff. Door prizes will be awarded during the reception.

    Cost per person is $35 (tax included).

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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.

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    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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    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.

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    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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Mike McCarthy Post-Game Press Conf. Transcript - Oct. 3

Posted Oct 3, 2010


(Mike, you feel lucky to come out of here with the win, the way the Lions dominated the line of scrimmage and the stats?)
There’s nothing lucky about winning in this game, so…I think our team showed a lot of resiliency, fought through a lot of tough spots. We put more points on the board than our opponent today. I thought our opponent was very productive. Obviously the statistics support that. But this is a win that you can draw from and teach from. It was a tough, division football game at home.

(Can you talk about grinding it out the last six minutes? What did Kuhn bring to the running game there?)
That’s what you look for. We refer to it as a four-minute offense situation and that’s the toughest time in the game -- it should be -- to run the football. We lined up and it was real football. I can’t say enough about our run-blocking unit. I thought they hit their targets and John did an excellent job of making the right read and holding the ball for six-plus minutes. I thought the keep was a big play, to Donald Lee. I thought Aaron did an excellent job with the execution there. But to finish that game right there, I thought was a real statement for our offense. We had plenty of tough moments through the game, but to finish the game off like that is something we can build on.

(Is Kuhn seeing the field a little bit better with the more reps he gets in that tailback spot?)
I would think so. I think that’s accurate. Because when you’re taking handoffs from five yards, as opposed to seven, there is a difference. It happens a little slower and you’ve got to trust the run-blocking unit longer, and you’ve got to press the hole longer. So, I think John is definitely getting a little bit more comfortable and I thought he hit his stride there in the fourth quarter.

(Could you talk about Charles? He’s been a little quiet so far this year, but he came up with that huge play for you.)
Charles is so productive. He’s always around the ball. I don’t know how many tackles he had today, but my goodness, I know he had to have a bunch of them out there. So, I think he’s off to another great year. He broke the team record for his eighth returned interception for a touchdown. That’s just remarkable. So, he’s our prime-time player on defense and I think our guys definitely draw energy from him.   

(What’s the prognosis on Burnett?)
Morgan has a knee sprain. We’re going to go through a normal process; we’re going to have to do some more testing.

(Have they ruled out that it’s season-ending?)
We’ll probably have it for you tomorrow. They haven’t even completed the testing, so…

(The outside linebacker spot, opposite Clay, you were rotating two guys in there. Was that by design or were you just trying to find somebody?)
They were on the field a ton and I know Kevin’s watching that closely, and production and performance definitely lay into that. But our defense, you just look at our inactive list. We’re a guy or two short over there. Even at halftime, going in, I think it was 20 minutes of time of possession already in Detroit’s favor. It was a lopsided game and our defense hung strong forcing field goals instead of touchdowns there.

(Other injuries?)
Nick Barnett had the wrist sprain and he did return. That’s all I have for you.

(What did you think of special teams today?)
Didn’t like it. Didn’t like the two turnovers, I can tell you that. I thought the coverage units were OK. The four turnovers are inexcusable. Two on offense, two on special teams. It’s something we take a lot of pride in, something we spend a lot of time on, and I thought that was a big negative in our performance today.

(On Aaron’s long interception, do you expect Greg Jennings just to win that? When you throw that ball, no matter where it is, do you expect Greg to win that battle?)
Well, based on the leverage, based on the route, and Greg Jennings running to that ball, and I thought it was a good throw, you take that matchup every time. They made a better play than we did. But that’s a good read by the quarterback. I didn’t particularly expect to get that right there, but I think Jermichael was the underneath route on that particular concept. So, hell of a play by their defensive back.

(You’re 3-1…)
Don’t feel like it, does it?

(My question is, are you where you thought you were going to be?)
Well, I’ll say this: We talk about starting, starting fast as a football team. And 4-0 would be a good start in your first quarter. That’s the way I look at it. We’re 3-1, we feel we’re off to a solid start. We’ve got some guys playing different positions, and we haven’t hit our rhythm yet. It’s no different with what every team is going through right now. I’d like to get some people healthy and get ready to go to Washington. So, I still don’t think we’ve played a complete football game yet as a team, and that is something that we will strive for this week in our preparation.

(Like you said, there is nothing lucky about winning. A win should never be discounted. But are you happy coming out of this game? Are you content with the way your team played today?)
I’m happy that we won the game because I knew we were going to be stressed in a couple areas going into this game. I think sometimes false expectations get built because of the past, because of numbers, and because of individuals. And I understand that. But it’s still a division game, and those are always the toughest games every year. To me, I don’t think that will ever change. Just the way our practice went coming out of a Monday night game, moving some people on special teams, and just being a little short on defense. We had a lot of respect for their offense coming in, and they did a very good job getting the ball to their premier players.

 
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