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  • Wed., Jul. 23, 2014 5:00 PM CDT Ask Vic Day

    “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).

  • Thu., Jul. 24, 2014 11:00 AM CDT Shareholders Meeting

    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.

    http://www.packers.com/5k

  • 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.

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 6:30 PM CDT Packers 5K Run/Walk

    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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Mike McCarthy fine with Eddie Lacy's conditioning

Posted Jul 30, 2013

Packers head coach critiques Tuesday morning practice

GREEN BAY—Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy denied any concerns for rookie running back Eddie Lacy’s conditioning, when McCarthy was confronted with that question at Tuesday’s post-practice press conference.

“Eddie Lacy, going through the conditioning test, he was fine. If we had any concerns about our players’ conditioning, they wouldn’t be on the field,” McCarthy said.

The question was likely the result of Internet scuttlebutt about Lacy’s weight. Lacy has participated fully in each of the Packers’ first four training camp practices and McCarthy commented on Lacy’s play in drills on Tuesday that focused on the running game.

“Eddie Lacy definitely falls into the category of a big back, and a big back falls forward,” McCarthy said of Lacy, listed at 5-11, 230 on the Packers roster.

McCarthy spoke approvingly of his team’s performance in Tuesday’s practice.

“The start was good. The offensive ran the ball well. I thought we definitely took a step forward today,” he said.

Blitz-pickup and pass-rush/pass-blocking drills were feature attractions on Tuesday. Lacy and undrafted free agent linebacker Andy Mulumba made the loudest sound of practice when they collided in blitz pickup.

“You have to close the door. I thought the outside linebackers clearly got the better of the running backs today. That’s a drill I’m sure we’ll do again,” McCarthy said of blitz pickup.

“It’s important to see your young guys go against the old guys, and sticking their head in there,” he said of one-on-one drills between offensive and defensive linemen. “You have to win your one-on-ones. You can’t do enough of that stuff. It gives you a great idea of what football comes down to. You have to beat the guy across from you.”

Second-year tackle Don Barclay, who performed well in replacing Bryan Bulaga at right tackle in the second half of last season, continues to split time between tackle and center.

McCarthy said Barclay has “earned the right to compete to be a starter, but we have to get the center position taken care of, too.”

Evan Dietrich-Smith is the Packers’ starting center. Fourth-round draft pick JC Tretter was to be groomed as Dietrich-Smith’s backup, but Tretter was lost to a leg injury in OTAs and won’t be ready for the start of the season.

First-round draft pick Datone Jones flashed his talent by dropping into coverage in a zone-blitz scheme and knocking down a pass.

“He can really run. You can see the quickness. He needs to learn to finish better. When a guy shows up in team drills, that’s something I’ve always looked for,” McCarthy said of Jones.

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