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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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No exaggerating importance of this game for Packers

Posted Dec 6, 2012

Win over Lions could put Packers in position to clinch


GREEN BAY—This game’s meaning is easily understood and simply stated: A win on Sunday will put the Packers in position to clinch the NFC North title before they finish the season in Minnesota.

Three straight wins would do that. Beat the Lions, win in Chicago, beat the Titans at Lambeau Field and the Packers are the NFC North champs. It would be all about holding a one-game lead and the tiebreaker with one game to play in the season.

It can happen in other ways, too, but that’s the way to make it happen without getting help. If the Packers get a little help, they could even clinch the division crown in Chicago next week, but only if they beat the Lions this week.

That’s how important this game is. On the flip side, a loss could be devastating.

So, if you’re looking for some meaningful late-season football on a cold and snowy night in Green Bay, this one’s for you. Don’t look past the Lions. This one could turn out to be as important to the division title race as the game the Packers and Bears will play on Dec. 16. This one sets the table for the next one.

The Lions are an interesting study. Seven of their 12 games have been decided by four or fewer points. They’ve played three overtime games. They opened the season with a walk-off win and saw their flickering playoff hopes extinguished with consecutive walk-off losses the past two weeks.

They’ve got the league’s No. 2 offense and No. 1 passing game and, arguably, the game’s most feared pass receiver. On top of all of that, the Lions have a front four on defense that is begging for a nickname.

Why are they 4-8? Nobody seems to know, and that’s what’s scariest about Coach Jim Schwartz’ team.

Here are 10 things the Packers have to do to beat the Lions.

1. Start fast—It can break the spirit of a team out of playoff contention and having to fight through cold and snow.

2. Stop Calvin Johnson—The Lions’ receiving corps has been depleted by injury, and that should allow extra attention to be focused on Johnson.

3. Run the ball—You don’t want Ndamukong Suh and company teeing off on your quarterback.

4. Block Nick Fairley—He’s the one to fear on the Lions’ front four.

5. Take it up a notch—This is the stretch drive. These are the games that define a team’s season. It’s time for everyone to play their best football.

6. Convert short yardage—Having to throw on third-and-one isn’t what playoff-caliber teams do.

7. Win special teams—The Packers would appear to enjoy a huge advantage.

8. Make those kicks—If last week was indeed a breakthrough, it needs to continue.

9. Move the pocket—Make Fairley and Suh move to find Aaron Rodgers.

10. Play to the camera—This one will be played in prime time. Everyone will be watching, including the Bears.

Additional coverage - Dec. 6
 
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