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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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One last look: Aaron Rodgers is crazy about domes

Posted Nov 17, 2012

GREEN BAY—Sunday’s trip to Ford Field in Detroit will mark the fourth consecutive road game in a dome for the Green Bay Packers, and you won’t hear them complaining.

The Packers’ recent history indoors is nothing short of remarkable. Beginning with the 2010 NFC Divisional playoff game in Atlanta, Green Bay is 7-1 in its last eight dome games, and it’s mostly due to one player: quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

In those last eight indoor games, Rodgers’ numbers are out of this world. He has completed 71 percent of his passes and thrown 25 TD passes with just one interception for a 127.9 passer rating.

The only loss in that stretch came in Week 5 in Indianapolis, when an injury to running back Cedric Benson late in the first half derailed the offense for a quarter and a half, though it still put up 27 points in defeat.

For his career, Rodgers has a 117.0 passer rating in 19 dome starts, so this latest run isn’t just a fluke hot streak. He used to joke that he likes playing indoors because he gets to wear his favorite pair of shoes, but the truth is the comfort level extends to almost everyone in a high-octane offense like Green Bay’s.

 “I like all fast tracks, man,” said receiver James Jones, a California native who has never made a secret of his disdain for the cold. “It’s nice and warm in the dome, you know which cleats you’re going to wear already, you don’t have to put three or four sleeves on. You just go out there and play.”

Multiple signs point to the Packers being able to continue their explosive offensive ways indoors on Sunday.

For one, the Packers are getting receiver Jordy Nelson back from hamstring and ankle injuries. When the Packers’ offense was clicking in its last two dome games, at Houston and St. Louis, Nelson caught a combined 17 passes for 243 yards and four TDs. On top of that, Jones scored two TDs against the Texans and Randall Cobb did the same against the Rams, after his first career 100-yard game in Houston.

The Packers had loads of production in those two games despite the absence of Greg Jennings, who hasn’t played since Week 4 but who was regularly a major contributor anytime the offense moved inside.

“We believe in everyone that’s out there,” Nelson said. “We’re all very talented, all do different things, and are able to make plays. It’s just a matter of when you’re on the field, you have to make the play.

“We need to continue it now after having a week off. Hopefully we’re a little more fresh and ready to go to start this run.”

Also, Detroit’s secondary is banged up. Safeties Louis Delmas (knee, doubtful), Amari Spievey (concussion, out) and Erik Coleman (eye, probable) are all on the injury report, with the hard-hitting Delmas’ absence the most crucial. At cornerback, starter Chris Houston is questionable with an ankle injury, Drayton Florence is just coming back from a broken arm and Bill Bentley, a rookie third-round draft pick, is already on injured reserve.

By all accounts, Detroit’s best pass defense on Sunday will be its pass rush, and the trio of Ndamukong Suh, Cliff Avril and Kyle Vanden Bosch has combined for 12½ sacks this season. That’s the one area a home dome team usually has an advantage because of the jump it can get off the snap. As adept as any team in the league at the silent count, the Packers are seemingly impervious to crowd noise, and hope to remain so.

“They’re helped by a really good front four that get after the passer,” Rodgers said of the Lions’ defense. “For us it starts with protection. If we can block it up, we can take some chances downfield.”

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