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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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Offense, defense combine for top performance

Posted Oct 15, 2012

It is arguably the best performance by the Packers offense since Greg Jennings missed his first game due to injury, in Kansas City late last season.

“I don’t know when I’ve seen him better,” Offensive Coordinator Tom Clements said of quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who tied a team record by pitching six touchdown passes in the Packers’ 42-24 win in Houston on Sunday night.

It is also arguably the best performance by the Packers defense since their Super Bowl season, 2010, especially when the quality of the competition is considered.

“You go into games with certain musts you must do to win the game. We felt we had to control their zone running scheme,” Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers said of a Packers defense that held Arian Foster, the league’s second-leading rusher heading into the game, to 29 yards rushing.

When is the last time the Packers’ offense and defense played at similarly high levels in the same game? Again, the answer would likely take us back to 2010.

At 3-3, the hope is the Packers turned a corner in their season in the win over the previously undefeated Texans, and can begin their march toward a fourth consecutive postseason berth.

“We weren’t that far off,” Clements said when asked what it was that ignited the offense in Houston. “We just weren’t clicking. The ball was in a location that the receivers could make a play on it and they made some outstanding plays.

“Last week (in a loss to the Colts), we were inconsistent. In this game, we played consistently well. We had good energy, good focus. We were able to get a good number of run attempts at them. That helped us when we had to throw.”

Rodgers said he “stepped into” one sack and blamed the Texans’ other sack on a blown adjustment call. He got the time he needed to throw, his receivers got open and Rodgers put the ball in their hands.

“If you can do it once, you can do it again,” Clements said.

Capers has a young defense’s arrow pointing decidedly upward, but he finds himself having to cope with injuries, especially at linebacker, where D.J. Smith was lost for the season to a knee injury in Houston, and Nick Perry’s status is uncertain following a knee injury Head Coach Mike McCarthy said looked worse than it’s now thought to be. That’s the good news.

“I’ve felt since training camp that we have more athletic ability and depth there,” Capers said of his corps of linebackers. “It’s one of the real keys in this business. You have to have depth.”

The Packers’ depth on defense will be at the test again. Smith replaced Desmond Bishop when the latter was lost for the season in the preseason opener. With Smith gone, the candidates to replace him would seem to be Brad Jones, Robert Francois and Jamari Lattimore.

“That’s why you tell these young guys you never know when your time is going to come, but you need to be ready when it comes. Hopefully, these guys can make us better as we go forward,” Capers said.

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