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  • 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.

     
  • Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 5:30 PM CDT Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health

    ‘Family Night’ will serve as the introduction of the 2014 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience.

    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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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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